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 Mountains of Stone Bibliography

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Ned Eddins

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The bibliography list contains both fiction and non-fiction books. With the exception of Thomas James, these references represent the best and most factual books on early Indian cultures and the fur trade. Specific references and internet sites used for the various articles are cited at the end of most articles.

Native Americans

MOUNTAIN MEN FUR TRADE:

Anderson, Steve A. Angus McDonald of the Great Divide.  Museum of North Idaho. Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. 2011.

Berry, Don. A Majority of Scoundrels. Northwest Reprints, Oregon State University. Corvallis, Oregon. 2006.

Brackenridge, Henry M. Views of Louisiana, Together with a Journal of a Voyage up the Missouri River in 1811. Cramer, Spear, and Richbaum. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1814.

Bradbury, John. Travels in the Interior of America in the Years 1809, 1810, and 1811. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1986.

Benemann, William. Men in Eden: William Drummond Stewart and Same-Sex Desires in the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 2012.

Burpee, Lawrence, J. Journals and Letters of Pierre Gaultier de Varendes de la Verendrye. Toronto.  1927

Chittenden, Hyrum Martin. American Fur Trade of the Far West. Volume I‑II. The Press of the Pioneers, Inc., New York, New York, 1935.

Clyman, James. Journal of a Mountain Man. Mountain Press Publishing Company. Missoula, Montana. 1984.

Coues, Elliot (Ed.).  New Light on the Early History of the Greater Northwest: The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry and David Thompson. Francis P. Harper, New York. 1897.

Dakota Panorama: A History of Dakota Territory. Edited by, J. Leonard Jennewein and Jane Boorman.  Brevet Press. Sioux Falls, North Dakota. 1988.

DeVoto, Bernard. The Course of the Empire. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1983.

Dolin, Eric Jay. Fur, Fortune, and Empire. W. W. Norton & Company. New York, N.Y.

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Favour, Alpheus H. Old Bill Williams Mountain Man. University of Oklahoma Press. Norman, Oklahoma. 1987.

Ferris, W. A. Life in the Rocky Mountains. Paul C. Phillips ed. Old West Publishing Company. Denver, Colorado 1940.

Fayel, William. A Narrative of Colonel Robert Campbell’s Experiences in the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade from 1825 to 1835. Museum of the Mountain Man. http//www.user.xmission.com./~drudy/library.html.

Franchère, Gabriel. Adventures at Astoria 1810-1814. Translated and Edited by Hoyt C. Franchère. University of Oklahoma Press. Norman, Oklahoma. 1967.

Gilbert, Bil. Westering Man The Life of Joseph Walker. University of Oklahoma Press. Norman, Oklahoma. 1985.

Gowans, Fred. Rocky Mountain Rendezvous. Perrigrine Smith Books Layton, Utah. 1985.

Hafen, LeRoy R. Broken Hand. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1983.

Hafen, LeRoy R. Editor. Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln Nebraska. 1982.

Hafen, LeRoy R. Editor. French Fur Traders & Voyageurs in the American West. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1997.

Hafen, LeRoy R. Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1982.

Hafen, LeRoy R. (Ed).  Mountain Men and The Fur Trade of the Far West.  Vol. I-X. Arthur H. Clark Co. Spokane, Wash. 2000. 1966.

Hafen, LeRoy R. (Ed). Trappers of the Far West. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1983.

Haines, Francis. The Plains Indians: Their Origins, Migration and Cultural Development. Thomas Y Crowell Company. New York, N.Y.. 1976.

Hanson, Jr. Charles E. The Hawken Rifle: Its Place in History. The Fur Press. Chadron, Nebraska. 1980.

Hanson, Jr. Charles E. The Plains Rifle. The Gun Room Press. Highland Park, New Jersey. 1960.

Hardee, Jim. Pierre’s Hole! The Fur Trade History of Teton Valley. Sublette Historical Society. Pinedale, WY. 2010.

Harris, Burton. John Colter: His years in the Rocky Mountains. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln Nebraska. 1993.

Harrison, Clifford Dale. The Explorations of William H. Ashley and Jedediah Smith 1822-1829. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln. Nebraska. 1991.

Hawke, David Freeman.  Those Tremendous Mountains. The story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. New York. 1985.

Hunt, Wilson Price. The Overland Diary of Wilson Price Hunt. Translated From The French and Edited by Hoyt C. Franchère. The Oregon Book Society. Ashland, Oregon. 1973.

Irving, Washington. Astoria. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1982.

Irving, Washington. Adventures of Captain Bonneville. Binfords & Mort, Publishers. Portland, Oregon.

Jackson, Donald. Thomas Jefferson & The Stony Mountains. University of Illinois Press, Urbana, Illinois. 1981

James, Thomas. Three Years Among the Indians and Mexicans. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1984. [more exaggeration than fact]

Lavender, David. Westward Vision. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. 1985.

Larpenteur, Charles. Forty Years a Fur Trader. Online Edition Mtmen.org.

Leonard, Zenas. Adventures of a Mountain Man. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1978.

Lindsley, Margaret Hawkes. Andrew Henry: Mine and Mountain Major. Jelm Mountain Publications. Laramie, Wyoming. 1990.

Luttig, John C. Journal of a Fur‑Trading Expedition on the Upper Missouri 1812‑1813. Argosy‑Antiquarian Ltd. New York. 1964.

Mattes, Merrill J. Colter’s Hell & Jackson’s Hole. Yellowstone Library and Museum Association. Mammoth, Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park. Jackson, Wyoming. 1962

Mattes, Merrill J. Jackson’s Hole, Crossroads of the Western Fur Trade 1807-1840. Board of Trustees Jackson Hole Museum, Jackson, Wyoming. 1987.

Moulton, Gary E. Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Vol. I-XIII. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska, 2002.

Morgan, Dale L.. Jedediah Smith and the Opening of the West. Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Nebraska. 1969.

Myers, John Meyers. The Saga of Hugh Glass. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1976.

Nastair, A. P. (Ed.). Before Lewis and Clark. Vol. I-II. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1990.

National Park Service. Exploring the American West 1803‑1879. Handbook 116. U. S. Department of the Interior. Washington, D. C. 1982

Neihardt, John G.. The Splendid Wayfaring: Jedediah Smith and the Ashley-Henry Men. 1822-1831. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1970.

Nelson, Fern K. Mountain Men of Jackson’s Hole. Jackson Hole Museum. Jackson, Wyoming. 1989.

Newman, Peter C. Company of Adventures. Penguin Books, New York. 1987.

Newman, Peter C. An Illustrated History of the Hudson’s Bay Company. Penguin Books Canada Ltd., Toronto, Canada. 1995.

Porter, Mae Reed and Davenport, Odessa. Scotsman in Buckskin: Sir William Drummond Stewart and the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade. London: Hastings House. 1963.

Oglesby, Richard Edward. Manuel Lisa and the Opening of the Missouri Fur Trade. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman Oklahoma. 1963.

O’Meara, Walter. The Savage Country. Houghton Miffin Company. Boston, Mass. 1960.

Quaife, Milo M. (Ed.) The Journal of Captain Meriwether Lewis and Sergeant John Ordway. Cushing-Malloy, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan. 1965.

Rhonda, James P. Astoria &Empire. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1990.

Rollins, Phillip A. The Discovery of the Oregon Trail. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Nebraska. 1990.

Ross, Alexander. Adventure of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River, 1810‑1813. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1986.

Russell, Carl P. Firearms, Traps, and Tools of the Mountain Men. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 1986.

Russell, Osborn. Journal of a Trapper [1834-1843]. Bison Book. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1970.

Ruxton, George Frederick. Life in the Far West. Leroy F. Hafen ed. University of Oklahoma Press. Norman, Oklahoma. 1985.

Skarston, M. O. George Drouillard Hunter and Interpreter for Lewis and Clark and Fur Trader 1807‑1809. Arthur H. Clark Co. Glendale, California. 1964.

Schuler, Harold H. Fort Pierre Chouteau. University of South Dakota Press. Vermillion, South Dakota. 1990.

Schneider, Paul. Brutal Journey: Cabeza De Vaca and the Epic First Crossing of North America. Owl Books,  New York, N.Y.. 2007.

Stewart, William Drummond. Edward Warren. Mountain Press Publishing Company. Missoula, Montana. 1986.

Sunder, John E. Bill Sublette Mountain Man. University of Oklahoma Press. Norman, Oklahoma. 1973.

Townsend, John Kirk. Across the Rockies to the Columbia. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1978.

Thwaites, Ruben G. (Ed.). Early Western Travels 1748‑1846. Vol. V, VI. Arthur H. Clark Co. Cleveland, Ohio. 1904.

Thwaites, Rueben Gold (Ed.). Rocky Mountain Exploration. D. Appleton and Company. New York. 1904.

Thwaites, Rueben Gold (Ed.). Original Journals Of The Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806. Vol. I-VIII. Arno Press, Inc. 1969.

Tykal, Jack B. Etienne Provost: Man of the Mountains. Eagle’s View Publishing Company, Liberty, Utah.

Vestal, Stanley. Jim Bridger Mountain Man. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1972.

Victor, Francis Fuller. The River of the West. Volume I, Edited by Winfred Blevins. Mountain West Publishing Company, Missoula, Montana. 1983.

Wishart, David J. The Fur Trade of the American West 1907‑1840. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1979.

Weber, David J. The Taos Trappers: The Fur Trade in the Far Southwest, 1540-1846. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma. 1982.

Wood, W. Raymond and Thiessen, Thomas D. (Ed.).  Early Fur Trade of the Northern Plains: Narratives of John Macdonell, Francois-Antoine Larocque, David Thompson, Charles McKenzie. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma. 1987.

NATIVE AMERICANS:

Algier, Keith. The Crow and the Eagle. The Caxton Printers, Ltd., Caldwell, Idaho. 1993.

Erdoes, Richard and Ortiz, Alfonso. American Indian Myths and Legends.  Pantheon Books. New York, New York. 1984.

Bowers, Alfred W. Hidatsa Social and Ceremonial Organization. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln Nebraska. 1992.

Catlin, George. Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of North American Indians. Vol. I. Dover Publishing, Inc., New York. 1973.

Eckert, Allan W. A Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh. Bantam Books. New York, New York. 1993

Ewers, John C. Indian Life on the Upper Missouri. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman Oklahoma. 1988

Ewers, John C. The Blackfeet Raiders of the Northwest Plains. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman Oklahoma. 1988.

Ewers, John C. The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D. C. 1969.

Grinnell, George Bird. Blackfoot Lodge Tales: The Story of a Prairie People. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1962.

Grinnell, George Bird. The Cheyenne Indians. Vol. I-II. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1972.

Gunnerson, James H. The Fremont Culture. The Peabody Museum. Cambridge, MA. 1969.

Haines, Francis. The Plains Indians: Their Origins, Migration and Cultural Development. Thomas Y Crowell Company. New York, N.Y.. 1976.

Haines, Francis. The Buffalo. Thomas Y Crowell Company. New York, N.Y.. 1975.

Hassrick, Royal B. The Sioux. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman Oklahoma. 1989.

Hyde, George E. The Pawnee Indians. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma. 1988.

Hyde, George E. Indians of the High Plains. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman Oklahoma. 1986.

Jablow, Joseph. The Cheyenne in Plains Indian Trade Relations 1795-1840. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1994.

Jennings, Francis. The Invasion of North America: Indians, Colonialism, and the Cant of Conquest. W. W. Norton and Company. Inc. New York, New York. 1976.

Lekson, Stephen A. A History of the Ancient Southwest. School for Advanced Research Press. Santa Fe, New Mexico. 2011.

Linderman, Frank B. Old Man Coyote. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1996.

Linderman, Frank B. Plenty-coups Chief of the Crows. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Nebraska. 1962

Lowie, Robert H. The Crow Indians. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1983.

Lowie, Robert H. Indians of the Plains. Bison Books. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1982.

Mails, Thomas E. The Mystic Warriors of the Plains. Mallard Press, New York, N.Y. 1991.

McGinnis, Anthony. Counting Coup and Cutting Horses: Intertribal Warfare on the Northern Plains 1738-1889. Cordillera Press, Evergreen, Colorado. 1990

McHugh, Tom. The Time of the Buffalo. University of Nebraska. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1972.

Nester, William R. The Arikara War. Mountain Press Publishing Company. Missoula, Montana. 2001.

Newcomb, Jr. W. W. The Indians of Texas. University of Texas Press. Austin, Texas. 1990.

Prucha, Francis Paul. The Great Father: The United States Government and the American Indians. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln, Nebraska. 1988.

Rockwell, David. Giving Voice to Bear: North American Indian Rituals, Myths, and Images of the Bear. Roberts Rinehart Publishers. Niwot, Colorado. 1991.

Roe, Frank G. The Indian and the Horse. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma. 1955.

Terrell, John Upton. American Indian Almanac. World Publishing Company, New York. 1971.

Thom, James Alexander. Sign-Talker: The Adventures of George Drouillard on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Ballantine Book. New York, New York. 2000.

Waldman, Carl. Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. Facts on File Publication, New York. 1988.

Wallace, Anthony F. C. Jefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First Americans. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Cambridge. Massachusetts. 1999.

Wissler, Clark. Indians of the United States. Doubleday and Company, New York. 1966.

Citation: Eddins, Ned. (article name) Thefurtrapper.com. Afton, Wyoming. 2002. 

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