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Fort Clatsop National Memorial Park Archive, National Archives and Records Center, Seattle. The primary resource for this document is the Fort Clatsop National Memorial Park Archive compiled by the author in 1993. This archive includes materials from the records of Fort Clatsop National Memorial; the Pacific Northwest Regional Office of the NPS, Seattle, Washington; the Western Regional Office of the NPS, San Francisco, California; National Archives and Records Centers, Seattle, Washington and San Bruno, California; Oregon Historical Society Manuscripts Library; articles from regional newspapers; and the papers of Senator Richard L. Neuberger, University of Oregon Library. Interviews conducted by the author of former members of the Jaycees, Thomas Vaughan of the Oregon Historical Society, and the past and current staff of the memorial have also provided material about Fort Clatsop.

Sellars, Richard and Melody Webb. An Interview with Robert M. Utley on the History of Historic Preservation in the National Park Service--1947-1980 Professional Papers No. 16. National Park Service, Southwest Cultural Resources Center, 1985.


Secondary resource materials useful in providing a background on the NPS, historic preservation, public memory, and the Lewis and Clark Expedition are as follows:

Blatti, Jo, ed. Past Meets Present: Essays About Historic Interpretation and Public Audiences. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1987.

Bodnar, John. Remaking America: Public Memory, Commemoration, and Patriotism in the Twentieth Century. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1992.

Davies, Wallace Evan. Patriotism on Parade: The Story of Veterans' and Hereditary Organizations in America, 1783-1900. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1955.

Dodds, Gordon B. The American Northwest: A History of Oregon and Washington. Arlington Heights, Illinois: The Forum Press, Inc., 1986.

Foresta, Ronald A. America's National Parks and Their Keepers. Washington, D.C.: Resources for the Future, 1984.

Hosmer, Charles B., Jr. Preservation Come of Age: From Williamsburg to the National Trust, 1926-1949. 2 vols. Charlottesville, Virginia: University Press of Virginia, 1981.

Lamme, Ary J., III. America's Historic Landscapes: Community Power and the Preservation of Four National Historic Sites. Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Press, 1989.

Lavender, David. The Way to the Western Sea: Lewis and Clark Across the Continent. New York: Doubleday, 1988.

Mackintosh, Barry. The Historic Sites Survey and National Historic Landmarks Program: A Survey. National Park Service, History Division, 1985.

---. Interpretation in the National Park Service: A Historical Perspective. National Park Service, History Division, 1986.

---. The National Historic Preservation Act and the National Park Service: A History. National Park Service, History Division, 1986

Merritt, Jane. Administrative History: Fort Vancouver: National Historic Site. National Park Service, Pacific Northwest Region, Cultural Resources Division, 1993.

Moulton, Gary E. The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Vol. 6, November 2, 1805-March 22, 1806. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1990.

Murtagh, William J. Keeping Time: The History and Theory of Preservation in America. Pittstown, N.J.: The Main Street Press, 1988.

Preservation Forum 2(Fall 1988). Issue dedicated to historic sites and tourism.

The Public Historian 9(Spring 1987)2. Issue on the National Park Service and preservation.

Rothman, Hal. Preserving Different Pasts: The American National Monuments. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1989.

Runte, Alfred. National Parks: The American Experience. 2d ed. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1987.

Tilden, Freeman. Interpreting Our: Heritage. 2d ed. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1977.

Unrau, Harlan D. and G. Frank Williss. Administrative History: Expansion of the National Park Service in the 1930s. National Park Service, Denver Service Center, 1983.

Weinberg, Nathan. Preservation in American Towns and Cities. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1979

Williams, Norman, Jr., Edmond H. Kellogg, and Frank B Gilbert Readings in Historic Preservation Why? What? How? New Brunswick, NJ Center for Urban Policy Research, 1983.

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