John Bidwell

John Bidwell
John Bidwell

John Bidwell (5 août 1819- 4 avril 1900) était un célèbre explorateur, soldat, homme politique et philanthrope américain. Il conduisit, en 1841, la première caravane d'immigrants sur la Piste de la Californie où il fonda la ville de Chico.


  • A journey to California, 1841 the first emigrant party to California by wagon train, Weston, Mo. : s.n., 1844. (OCLC 20469336)
  • Feather River, 1849 thru Rio Chico, 1853., Chico 1849-1853. (OCLC 6114722)
  • Topics of the time : the making of California., New York : Century Co., 1890. (OCLC 25267162)


  • Michael J Gillis; Michael F Magliari, John Bidwell and California : the life and writings of a pioneer, 1841-1900, Spokane, Wash. : A.H. Clark Co., 2003. (OCLC 48965075)
  • « Bidwell, John. » dans American national biography. v. 2 1999. (OCLC 50924430)
  • Doyce Blackman Nunis, The Bidwell-Bartleson party : 1841 California emigrant adventure : the documents and memoirs of the Overland pioneers, Santa Cruz, Calif. : Western Tanager Press, 1991. (OCLC 25700506)
  • Rockwell Dennis Hunt, John Bidwell, prince of California pioneers, Caldwell, Id., The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1942. (OCLC 2127908)

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