GWIN, William McKendree, 1805-1885


Library of Congress

Extended Bibliography

Coleman, Evan J., ed. “Doctor Gwin and Judge Black on Buchanan.” Overland Monthly, 2d ser. 19 (January 1892): 87-92.

___, ed. “Gwin and Seward.—A Secret Chapter in Ante-Bellum History.” Overland Monthly, 2d ser. 18 (November 1891): 465-71.

___, ed. “Senator Gwin’s Plan for the Colonization of Sonora.” Overland Monthly, 2d ser. 17 (May 1891): 497-519; (June 1891): 593-607; 18 (August 1891): 203-12.

Ellison, William Henry, ed. “Memoirs of Hon. William M. Gwin.” California Historical Society Quarterly 19 (March 1940): 1-26; (June 1940): 157-84; (September 1940): 256-77; (December 1940): 344-67.

Hargis, Donald E. “The Issues in the Broderick-Gwin Debates of 1859.” California Historical Society Quarterly 32 (December 1953): 313-25.

___. “W.M. Gwin: Middleman.” Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly 40 (March 1958): 17-32.

Kushner, Howard I. “Visions of the Northwest Coast: Gwin and Seward in the 1850s.” Western Historical Quarterly 4 (July 1973): 295-306.

McPherson, Hallie M. “The Interest of William McKendree Gwin in the Purchase of Alaska, 1854-1861.” Pacific Historical Review 3 (March 1934): 28-38.

___. “The Plan of William McKendree Gwin for a Colony in North Mexico, 1863-1865.” Pacific Historical Review 2 (December 1933): 357-86.

___. “William McKendree Gwin, Expansionist.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley, 1931.

O’Meara, James. Broderick and Gwin. San Francisco: Bacon Co., 1881.

Quinn, Arthur. The Rivals: William Gwin, David Broderick, and the Birth of California. New York: Crown Publishers, 1994.

Stanley, Gerald. “Senator William Gwin: Moderate or Racist?” California Historical Quarterly 50 (September 1971): 243-55.

Steele, Robert V. [Lately Thomas]. Between Two Empires: The Life Story of California’s First Senator, William McKendree Gwin. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1969.

Stout, Joe A., Jr. “The Erstwhile Duke of Sonora: Adventures and Conspiracies of William M. Gwin.” Military History of Texas and the Southwest 10 (1972): 197-208.