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Selected Bibliography

Allen, Paul, History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, 2 vols. (Philadelphia, 1814).

Alter, J. Cecil, James Bridger (Salt Lake City, 1925).

Bancroft, H. H., History of Nevada, Colorado and Wyoming, 1540-1888 (San Francisco, 1890).

Barry. J. Neilson (ed.), "Journal of E. Willard Smith," Quarterly of the Oregon Historical Society (September 1913).

Bonneville, Captain B. L. E., undated letter from Fort Smith, Arkansas, Contributions to the Historical Society of Montana (Helena). I (1876). 93-97.

Brackenridge. Henry M., Views of Louisiana (Pittsburgh, 1814).

Bradbury, John, Travels in the Interior of North America, 1809-1811 (London, 1819), republished in Reuben G. Thwaites (ed.), Early Western Travels, 32 vols. (Cleveland, 1904-1907), V.

Burpee, Lawrence J. (ed.), Journal of Larocque from the Assiniboine to the Yellowstone, 1805 (Ottawa, 1910).

Carter, Clarence E. (ed.), Territorial Papers of the United States (Washington, 1934. XIII. Territory of Louisiana-Missouri, 1803-1806 (1948).

Chittenden, Hiram M., The American Fur Trade of the Far West, 2 vols., ed. by Stallo Vinton (New York, 1936).

Chittenden, Hiram M. and Richardson. Albert T., Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, S. J.. 1801-1873 (New York, 1905), 4 vols.

Chittenden, Hiram M., The Yellowstone National Park, Historical and Descriptive (Cincinnati, 1895).

Coues, Elliott (ed.) . Forty Years a Fur Trader . . . Charles Larpenteur, 2 vols. (New York, 1898).

Coutant, Charles G., History of Wyoming (Laramie, 1899).

Dale, Harrison C.. The Ashley-Smith Explorations (Glendale, 1941).

DeLacy Walter W., Map of the Territory of Montana. etc. (St. Louis, 1865).

DeLacy Walter W., "A Trip Up the South Snake River in 1863," Contributions to the Historical Society of Montana, I (1876).

De Smet, Pierre Jean, Western Missions and Missionories (New York, 1863).

DeVoto, Bernard, Across the Wide Missouri (Boston, 1947).

DeVoto, Bernard (ed.), Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth (New York, 1931).

Ellison, William H., Life and Adventures of George Nidever (Berkeley, 1937).

Frost, Donald M., Notes on General Ashley, the Overland Trail and South Pass (Worcester, 1944).

Grant. Blanche C. (ed.), Kit Carson's Own Life Story (Taos, 1926).

Gunnison, John W., The Mormons, or Latter-Day Saints in the Valley of the Great Salt Lake (Philadelphia, 1852).

Hamilton, William T., My Sixty Years on the Plains (New York, 1905).

Harris. Burton. John Colter, His Years in the Rockies (New York, 1952).

Irving. Washington, Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains, 3 vols. (Philadelphia, 1836).

Irving, Washington. The Rocky Mountains ... The Journal of Captain B. L. E. Bonneville, 2 vols. (Philadelphia, 1837).

James. Thomas, Three Years Among the Indians, ed. by Walter B. Douglas (St. Louis, 1916). reprinted from original edition of 1846.

Kennerly, William C.. Persimmon Hill: A Narrative of Old St. Louis (Norman, 1948).

Laut, Agnes, Conquest of the Great Northwest (G. H. Doran Co., 1908).

Lindsay. Charles, The Big Horn Basin (Lincoln, 1932).

Mattes, Merrill J., "Behind the Legend of Colter's Hell: The Early Exploration of Yellowstone National Park," Mississippi Valley Historical Review (September 1949).

Mattes. Merrill J., "Jackson Hole. Crossroads of the Western Fur Trade, 1807-1840," Pacific Northwest Quarterly (April 1946 and January 1948).

Parker, Samuel, Journal of an Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains (Ithaca, 1944).

Phillips. Paul C. (ed.), Life in the Rocky Mountains; A Diary . . . by Warren A. Ferris (Denver, 1940).

Potts, Daniel T., Letters. Yellowstone Nature Notes (September 1947).

Raynolds, General William F.. "Report on the Explorations of the Yellowstone River" (Washington, 1868), Senate Executive Documents, No. 77. 40 Cong. 1 [2] Sess.

Rollins. Philip A. (ed.). The Discovery of the Oregon Trail (Hunt and Stuart Journals) (New York, 1935).

Ross, Alexander. The Fur Hunters of the Far West, 2 vols. (London. 1855).

Russell, Osborne. Journal of a Trapper. edited by Aubrey L. Haines (Portland, 1955).

Sabin, Edwin L., Kit Carson Days, 2 vols. (New York, 1935).

Sullivan, M. S., Travels of Jedediah Smith (Santa Ana, 1934).

Thwaites, Reuben G., Oregon; or, a Short History ... by John B. Wyeth (Early Western Travels) (Cleveland, 1905), XXI.

Thwaites, Reuben G. (ed.). Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806. 8 vols. (New York, 1904-1905), V.

Topping. E. S., Chronicles of the Yellowstone (St. Paul, 1883).

Victor. Frances Fuller. The River of the West (Hartford. 1870).

Vinton, Stallo, John Colter, Discoverer of Yellowstone Park (New York, 1926).

Wagner. W. F. (ed.). Leonard's Narrative; Adventures of Zenas Leonard 1831-1836 (Cleveland, 1904).

Webb. J. Watson (ed.), Altowan, 2 vols. (New York, 1846).

Wislizenus, F. A.. A Journey to the Rocky Mountains in 1839 (St. Louis. 1912).


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