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Bakersfield and Kern County, Wonderful Growth and Resources: the Financial and Commercial Center of The Greatest Oil and Agricultural Region in the West, Bakersfield, Calif., 1912, 136 pp. (from California State Library search)

Bakersfield, California - Special Topographic Map, 1904, U.S. Geological Survey, (Scale, 1:62,500)

Balboa: San Diego's Park Beautiful with Glimpses of San Diego County. A commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the Panama-California International Exposition 1915/16 - 1925/26, Lillian Pray-Palmer, Editor, San Diego, L. D. Gregory, 1925, 84 pp. (from California State Library search)

Bancroft's Mercantile Map of San Francisco, compiled by Hermann Nanitz, San Francisco, Cal., H. H. Bancroft & Company, 1868 (map) (from California State Library search)

The Basalt Rock Co. Story (Napa, California), by Bror Nordberg, Reprint from Rock Products, Jan. 1954, 34 pp. (from California State Library search)

Bay Area Houses, edited by Sally Woodbridge, Layton, Utah: Gibbs M. Smith, Inc., 1988.

“The Bay Area Tradition 1890-1918,” in Bay Area Houses: New Edition, ed. Sally Woodbridge. Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, pp. 23-98, 1988.

The Bay of San Francisco: The metropolis of the Pacific Coast and its suburban cities, a history, containing biographical sketches of citizens, Chicago, IL, Lewis Publishing Co., 1892, 1407 pp. (2 vols.)

Be It Ever So Humble: A Pictorial, Social History with Personalized Footnotes, by Virgie V. Jones, Alamo, Calif., Morris-Burt Press, 1983, 96 pp. (from California State Library search)

Bean's History and Directory of Nevada County, California: containing a complete history of the county, with sketches of the various towns and mining camps, the names and occupation of residents: also, full statistics of mining and all other industrial resources, compiled by Edwin F. Bean, Nevada, printed at the Daily Gazette Book and Job Office, 1867, 424 pp. (from California State Library search)

Beautiful Napa: A Pictorial Journey, Napa, California, Napa Chamber of Commerce, 22 pp. (from California State Library search)

Behind The Redwood Curtain: Women Photographers of Humboldt County, California, 1850-2000, curated by Peter E. Palmquist, Gia Musso, Arcata, Calif. Women in Photography International Archive, Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University, c1999, 60 pp. (from California State Library search)

Benicia Capitol State Historical Monument, California Division of Beaches and Parks. (from California State Library search)

Benicia: Where the Past Meets the Present, by William Brooks Dublin, St. Louis, Missour: Warren H. Green, Inc., 1980, 81 pp.

“The Berkeley Hills, A Detail of Coast Range Geology,” by Andrew C. Lawson, University of California Dept. Geol. Sci. Bull., vol. 2, 1902, pp. 349-450.

Berkeley Landmarks: An Illustrated Guide to Berkeley, California's Architectural Heritage, by Susan Dinkelspiel Cerny, Berkeley, Calif., Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association, 2001, 302 pp., ISBN 0970667604. (from Melvyl search; available at the Bancroft Library)  

Bernard Maybeck: Artisan, Architect, Artist, by Kenneth H. Cardwell, Santa Barbara and Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith, Inc., 1996.

Bernard Maybeck: Visionary Architect, New York: Abbeville Press, 1992.

“‘Best Damm Dog We Ever Had’: Some Folkloristic and Anthropological Observations on San Francisco’s Presidio Pet Cemetery,” (California), by Richard E. Meyer and David M. Gradwohl, in Markers XII, Association for Gravestone Studies, 1995.

The Best Place: A History of the Santa Barbara Cemetery (California), by David Petry, Santa Barbara, Olympus, 2006, 206 pp., ISBN: 00-934161-94-1.

“Bibliography of Geology, Paleontology, and Mineral Resources of California,” Bulletin 30, by A. W. Vogdes, California State Mining Bureau, 1903.

A Bibliography of Marin County History, Sixteenth Century of 1940; A Preliminary Contribution, by Barbara Dillon, 1967, 51 pp.

Bibliography of Marine Geology and Oceanography, California Coast, by R. D. Terry, California Division of Mines Special Report 44, 1955, 131 pp.

A Bibliography of Modoc County and Its Environs, by Modoc County Centennial Committee, Alturas ?, Calif., 1974. (from California State Library search)

Bibliography of the Geology and Mineral Resources of California to Dec. 31, 1930, California Division of Mines Bulletin 104, 370 pp.

Bibliography of the Geology and Mineral Resources of California for the years 1931 to 1935, California Division of Mines Bulletin 115, 1937.

Bibliography on Dolomite, by V. E. Clee, Natl. Res. Council, Washington, D.C., 1950.

A Bibliography Relating to the Geology, Paleontology, and Mineral Resources of California, California Mining Bureau Bulletin 10, by A. W. Vodges, 1896, 121 pp.

Bidwell Bar, California, Folio - U. S. Geological Survey Folio #43, by H. W. Turner, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C., 1898, 6 pp., 1 sheet of illustrations, 3 maps. (from California State Library search)

Big Bar and Vicinity, California - Special Topographic Map, U. S. Geological Survey, 1911. (Scale, 1:250,000.)

Big Sur: A Complete History and Guide, by Tomi Kay Lussier, Big Sur Publications, 1979.

Big Trees, California, Folio - U. S. Geological Survey Folio #51, by H. W. Turner and F. L. Ransome, U.S. Geological Survey, 1898, 8 pp., 1 sheet of illustrations, 3 maps.

Billy Holcomb Plaque Book : A Guidebook to The Locations of Historical Plaques in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties Dedicated During the First Twenty Years of the Billy Holcomb Chapter, Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, compiled by Phillip Wayman Holdaway, E. Clampus Vitus (Fraternal order), Billy Holcomb Chapter, San Bernardino, Calif.?, Vituscan Press, 1989, 56 pp. (from California State Library search)

A Biographical Index of Fresno and Madera Counties: From Selected Sources in the Roy J. Woodward Memorial Library of Californiana, Jean Coffey, compiler, Fresno, Calif., Department of Special Collections, Henry Madden Library, California State University, Fresno, 1987, 295 pp. (from California State Library search)

Biographical Roster of the Yuba-Sutter Bar, 1850-1950, compiled by Noel C. Stevenson, edited by Carol Mann, Marysville?, 1969. (from California State Library search)

A Biography of Stanford Sandstone:  From Greystone Quarry to Stone River (PDF), by Charles Junkerman, in Sandstone and Tile, Vol. 34, No. 3, Fall 2010, Stanford Historical Society.

"Black Diamond: Born of Hegira," by D. H. Clark, Seattle Times, November 27, 1949.

Blacksmithing and Life in the Santa Cruz Area, 1890-1930, interview of Fred Wagner conducted by Elizabeth Spedding Calciano, 1966, 384 leaves, Microfilm, Glen Rock, J.J., Microfilming Corporation of America, 1974. (The interview relates to the blacksmith’s trade, teaming industry, immigrant groups, the depressions of 1897, 1907, and the 1930s, and other subjects.) (from California State Library search)

Blue Rock Quarry Expansion: Draft Environmental Impact Report, by Leonard Charles and Associates, Sonoma County, California, Permit and Resource Management Department, Santa Rosa, California, 2005. (Blue Rock Quarry, Forestville, California)

Blue Rock Quarry Expansion: Final Environmental Impact Report, by Leonard Charles and Associates, Sonoma County, California, Permit and Resource Management Department, Santa Rosa, Calif., 2006. (Blue Rock Quarry, Forestville, California)

The Bridges of Sacramento, by Bill and Beverly Webster, Sacramento, Calif., Sacramento County Office of Education, 1978, 54 pp. (from California State Library search)

A Brief History of Stanislaus County: A Source Book For Secondary Schools, compiled by Margaret L. Annear, Herbert C. Florcken, and Dr. Hugh Baker, Modesto, ?, Calif., 1950. (from California State Library search)

Brigantino: Final Revegetation Plan: Arthur R. Wilson Quarry, Aromas, Monterey County, California, by Habitat Restoration Group, Granite Rock Company, Scotts Valley, California, Habitat Restoration Group, 1993.

Brown & Dallison's Nevada, Grass Valley and Rough and Ready Directory: For The Year Commencing January 1st, 1856, embracing a general directory of citizens, with an historical sketch of Nevada County by A. A. Sargent, esq., and an appendix of general information appertaining to these towns. An almanac for 1856, compiled and published by Nat P. Brown and John K. Dallison, San Francisco, 1856, 133 pp. (from California State Library search)

Buell's Map of Part of California, Showing the Mother Lode Mineral Belt: with Railroad and Stage Line Connections to the City of Stockton, compiled and published by P.A. Buell and Charles D. M. Weber, Stockton, Calif., 1898, 18 pp. (from California State Library search)

Building a Better San Jose, by George B. Mangold assisted by Sophie Hardy, San Jose, Calif., Press of Wright-Eley Printing, August, 1930, 163 pp. (A survey conducted under the joint auspices of Board of Supervisors of Santa Clara County, Community Chest of Santa Clara County.) (from California State Library search)

"Building Stones (of California)," by A. W. Jackson, Seventh Annual Report, California State Mineralogist, 1888, 205-214. (This book is available on Google Books – Full View Books.)

“Building Stones and Building Materials in California," California Mining Bureau Report 6, Part 1, by Henry G. Hanks, 1886, pp. 16-34. (California minerals, pp. 91-141) (from California State Library search)

Building Stones and Materials (in California),” in the Tenth Annual Report of the State Mineralogist for the Year Ending December 1, 1890, California State Mining Bureau, Sacramento:  1890, pp. 906.  (This book is available on Google Books – Full View Books.)

Building with Nature: Roots of the San Francisco Bay Region Tradition, by Leslie Mandelson Freudenheim and Elisabeth Sussman, Santa Barbara and Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, 1974.

Bulletin No. 37, California State Mining Bureau. (Includes information on onyx marbles in California.)

Bulletin No. 225, U. S. Geological Survey. (Includes information on California slate, pp. 417-421.)

Business Directory of Humboldt County, 1895-1896: A Complete Register of The Citizens of Eureka and Humboldt County, California, with classified directory; description of Humboldt County mail routes, with time table; location and industries of every town and post office; list of city and county officials, justices of the peace, and constables of every township; school districts, teachers and clerks, etc., B. Spencer, Editor, Eureka, Calif., 1895, 152 pp. (from California State Library search)

Businesses and Manufacturers in Shasta County, California, by Richard Hendrix, Boulder, Colo., Economic Development Internship Program, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 1969?, 63 pp. (from California State Library search)

Business Directory and Historical and Descriptive Hand-book of Tulare County, California, Tulare City, Cal., Pillsbury & Ellsworth, 1888, 221 pp. (Series title: Western Americana: Frontier History of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900)

Butte County: An illustrated History, by Bill Talbitzer, Northridge, Calif., Windsor Publications, c1987, 127 pp.

Butte County Atlas, by Stanley E. Henry, Chico, Calif., Henry Maps and Atlases, Inc., 1969. (from California State Library search)

Butte County, California, 1890 Great Register, compiled and edited by Paradise Genealogical Society, Inc., Paradise, Calif., 1993, 281 pp. (from California State Library search)

Butte County, California: Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Residences, Public Buildings, Manufactories, Fine Blocks, Mines, Mills &c., from original drawings by artists of the highest ability, with historical sketch of the county, Oakland, Smith & Elliott, 1877, 18 pp. (from California State Library search)

Butte, The Story of a California County, by George C. Mansfield, Oroville, Calif., Oroville Register Print, c 1919. (from California State Library search)

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