Bidwell, Annie E. Kennedy. Dear General: The Private Letters of Annie E. Kennedy and John Bidwell, 1866-1868. Edited by Linda Rawlings. [Sacramento]: California Dept. of Parks and Recreation, 1993.
Bidwell, John. Addresses, reminiscences, etc. of General John Bidwell. Compiled by C.C. Royce. Chico, Calif.: N.p., 1907.
. In California Before the Gold Rush. Los Angeles: Printed by the Ward Ritchie Press, 1948.
. Echoes of the Past. Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1928. Reprint, New York: Arno Press, 1973.
. Feather River, 1849: thru Rio Chico, 1853. [Chico?: N.p., 1849-1853].
. Gen. Bidwells letter of acceptance. [N. p., n. d.]
. John Bidwell and California: The Life and Writings of a Pioneer, 1841-1900. Edited by Michael J. Gillis and Michael F. Magliari. Spokane, Wash.: A.H. Clark Co., 2003.
. A Journey to California, 1841; the First Emigrant Party to California by Wagon Train; the Journal of John Bidwell. Introduction by Francis P. Farquhar. Berkeley, Calif.: Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1964.
. A Journey to California, with Observations about the Country, Climate and the Route to this Country. San Francisco: J. H. Nash, printer, 1937.
. Life in California Before the Gold Discovery. Foreword by Oscar Lewis. Palo Alto, Calif.: Lewis Osborne, 1966.
The Bidwell-Bartleson Party: 1841 California Emigrant Adventure: The Documents and Memoirs of the Overland Pioneers. Edited and with an introduction by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. Santa Cruz, Calif.: Western Tanager Press, 1991.
Book Club of California, San Francisco. Pioneers of the Sacramento; a group of letters by & about Johann Augustus Sutter, James W. Marshall & John Bidwell. San Francisco: N.p., 1953.
Butte County (Calif.). Memorial exercises for General John Bidwell (died April 4, 1900) held under the direction of the county officers of Butte county in the court-house at Oroville, California, May 7, 1900. [Oroville, Calif.: Oroville Register Print, 1900].
First three wagon trains: to California, 184l, to Oregon, 1842, to Washington, 1853. By John Bidwell, Hubert Howe Bancroft [and] James Longmire. Pictures by Frederic Remington and others. Portland, Ore.: Binfords & Mort, [1961?]
Hoopes, Chad L., John Bidwell, and Annie E. Kennedy. What Makes a Man: The Annie E. Kennedy and John Bidwell Letters, 1866-1868. N.p.: Valley Publishers, 1973.
Howe, Edgar F. Biographical sketches of General John Bidwell, prohibition nominee for president, and Dr. James B. Cranfill, prohibition nominee for vice-president; with nominating speeches, national platform, and Bidwells letter of acceptance. Redlands, Calif.: The Facts, 1892.
Hunt, Rockwell D. John Bidwell; Prince of California Pioneers. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1942.
Ottley, Allan R., ed. John A. Sutters Last Days: The Bidwell Letters. Sacramento: Sacramento Book Collectors Club, 1986.
Royce, C.C. John Bidwell; Pioneer Statesman, Philanthropist: A Biographical Sketch. Chico, Calif: N.p., 1906.
Snelson, Ralph J. An annotated bibliography on the writings by and about John Bidwell . [San Jose, Calif.: San Jose State University, 1979].