Sacramento Pioneer Association Publications

Through the more than 150 years of its existence, the Sacramento Pioneer Association has attempted to honor the original purpose of the founders:

To cultivate the social virtues of its members, to collect and preserve information connected with the early settlement and conquest of the country, and to perpetuate the memory of those whose sagacity, enterprise, and love of independence induced them to settle in the wilderness and to become the germ of a new State.

One way we do that is to publish, from time to time, monographs, articles, and books about California pioneers. Listed below are a few of these:

  • Frame, Walter C.
    Mark Hopkins
    Sacramento Pioneer Association, 1969.
  • Frame, Walter C.
    Annals of the Sacramento Pioneer Association
    Sacramento Pioneer Association, 1975.
  • Hopkins, Timothy
    Memory of a Boyhood in Sacramento: Reminiscences of Timothy Hopkins (Introduction by J. A. McGowan)
    Sacramento Pioneer Association, 1987.
  • Heringer, Robert P.
    The Restoration of Pioneer Hall
    Sacramento Pioneer Association, 1999.
  • Livingston, Robert D., Joan K.Taylor, Carol W. Doersch, Carolyn J. Johnson and Mead B. Kibbey
    Gone to Rest – Biographies of Sacramento Pioneers Buried in or Nearby Pioneer Grove in The Old Sacramento City Cemetery
    Sacramento Pioneer Association, 2001.
  • Teichert, Nancy Weaver
    The Wreck of the Washoe: The Worst Maritime Disaster on the Sacramento River
    Sacramento Pioneer Association, 2014
    Click HERE to go to the book’s sales page.
  • Shepard, Michael Alan
    Sacramento Pioneer Association: News of the Day, Volume One, 1854 to 1859
    Sacramento Pioneer Association, 2015
    This book’s sales page is HERE.