Bibliography of
 Walla Walla County Materials

                                            Submitted by Celia Tomlin

This page is a growing list of books and other forms of information available at libraries in many parts of the country and through InterLibrary Loan at your favorite public library. Feel free to send information about your favorite sources. If a title is still available, purchasing information will be included. FHC Library film numbers will also be listed.

Bennett, Robert A., Walla Walla: Portrait of a Western Town, 1804-1899. Walla Walla, WA : Pioneer Press, 1980. p. 180

Bennett, Robert A., Walla Walla: A Town Built to be a City, 1900-1919. Walla Walla, WA : Pioneer Press, 1982. p. 232.

Bennett, Robert A., Walla Walla: A Nice Place to Raise a Family, 1920-1949. Walla Walla, WA: Pioneer Press, 1988. p. 216

Bergevin, Clem, Records of School District no. 2, Walla Walla County, W. T. Walla Walla, WA: typescript,[1973]. Records dated from April 1870 - 1895.

Cummings, Cecil S. G., My Life in the Walla Walla Valley. np: author?, 1978.

Dickerson, Sharon, comp. Collected City Directories Listings for Walla Walla, Walla Walla Co., WA. Walla Walla, WA : WWVGS. Alphabetical listings form City Directories 1881-1901, 168pp.

Doctor Baker's Railroad : The Walla Walla & Columbia River RR. Completed October 23, 1875[Walla Walla, WA] : [?], [1976?]

Forness, Norman Olaf. The up-to-the-times magazine, 1906-1911: A promoter of enterprise and reflection of culture in Walla Walla. 1960. 85 leaves. Thesis (M. A.)--Washington State University

Gilbert, Frank M., Historic sketches of Walla Walla, Whitman, Columbia and Garfield counties, Washington Territory. Portland, OR: Print. House of A.G. Galling,1882. illus. and portraits; +488p. FHC #0928566 item 2

Joiner, Helen, compiler, Index, History of Walla Walla County, State of Washington, by W. D. Lyman. Bellevue, WA : H. Joiner, 1980. 44 leaves.

Knight, Margot H., compiler, Directory of Oral History in Washington State. Pullman, WA: Washington State University, 1981.

Lyman, William Denison, 1852-1920, An illustrated history of Walla Walla County, State of Washington. San Francisco?]: W. H. Lever, 1901. p. 510.. NOTE: William Denison Lyman was a member of the Whitman faculty from 1889-1920. FHC film # 1000644, 1321390.

Meinig, D. W. (Donald William), 1924-, The Walla Walla country, 1805-1910; a century of man and the land. 1953. 340 leaves. illus., maps. Dissertation (Ph. D.)--University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Bibliography: leaves 320-340

Oregon and Washington Gazetteer and Business Directory: 1905-1906. Spokane, WA: R. L. Polk & Co., 1905

Orchard, Vance, Waitsburg: "One of a Kind". Waitsburg, WA: Waitsburg Historical Society, 1976. p. 134; lots of family pictures.

Orchard, Vance, The Walla Walla Story: Washington Centennial Edition: An Illustrated Description of the History and Resources of the Valley They Liked So Well They Named It Twice! A 1988 edition of the 1953book compiled and written by Vance Orchard editor for the Walla Walla County Centennial Committee; including selected material from contributors.

Parsley, Linda Flathers. Dancing With Mules - A History of Northern Walla Walla County, 1858 - 2000. More than 400 pages of text and 800 historic photos tell the history of Prescott, Lamar, Eureka, Clyde, Ayer, and Lyons Ferry. Family histories. Tombstone inscriptions included for Clyde, Ivy (Prescott) and Lost (McCaw) cemeteries. Indexed. Great genealogical book of the area.

Preston, Howard A., 1903-1976, A history of the Walla Walla District. Walla Walla, Wash. : U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, 1970. v. 1. 1948-1970. -- v. 2. 1970-1975. -- v. 3. 1975-1980. Includes index.

Schick, Jim B., A Love Affair with Walla Walla: A collection of stories of people and incidents involved in Walla Walla's past and present. np: [author], 1979. p. 95

Tri-City Genealogical Society. Index to the 1880 census of Walla Walla County, Washington Territory. Pasco, Wash. [1969] "Index ... made ... by the members of the Tri-City Genealogical Society ... Most of the work was done by Evelyn Rice Roberts."

Walla Walla Valley Genealogical Society. Early marriages of Walla Walla County, Washington Territory and State, 1862-1899. 143p. FHC film #1036671.

Walla Walla Valley Genealogical Society, Waitsburg burial records, Waitsburg, Walla Walla County, Washington : Waitsburg City cemetery and the I.O.O.F. cemetery. Walla Walla, WA. : The Walla Walla Valley Genealogical Society, 1977. p. [50]

Wilson, Garland, comp. Dixie Cemetery Records, Walla Walla co. WA. Walla Walla, WA : WWVGS. Dixie Cemetery burials, includes a map of the cemetery. 16pp.

Winters, Jean, 1938-,Tombstone inscriptions of Walla Walla County, Washington. [Pasco, Wash.] : Winters, 1971. Includes index.

Periodical:Blue Mountain Heritage. Walla Walla, Wash. : Walla Walla Valley Genealogical Society, Quarterly.

Index to Volumes 1-7 of the Blue Mountain Heritage 1974-1980. Walla Walla, WA : WWVGS. Over 15,800 names, coving many vital records, queries, and events from Walla Walla and surrounding counties, including Oregon counties. 98pp

Last Modified - 24 February 2000 for the Walla Walla WAGENWEB. Updated April 2016.

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