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1. A Map of a Large Country Newly Discovered in the Nothern America A Map of a Large Country Newly Discovered in the Nothern America 1698 (1903 reprint) Continuation of title: Situated between New Mexico and the Frozen Sea Together with the Course of the Great River Meschasipi.

Facsimile of 1698 map depicting Father Louis Hennepin's impressions...

2. Faces of the Frontier Faces of the Frontier 2009 Published in cooperation with the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., this book is divided into four sections: Land, Exploration, Discord, and Possibilities. Two...

3. Fraeb's Last Fight and How Battle Creek Got Its Name Fraeb's Last Fight and How Battle Creek Got Its Name May 1930 Historical article about Henry Fraeb, "partner in the famous Rocky Mountain Fur Company and subsequently proprietor on the South Platte River." Fraeb was a mountain man in northern Colorado and a German...

4. Give Or Take A Lie Or Two Give Or Take A Lie Or Two Winter 2009 An article about the conflicting stories of both filmmakers and historians when it comes to the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Blomquist gives examples of several Hollywood films that attempt to portray the...

5. James Bridger, the Greatest Rocky Mountain Scout James Bridger, the Greatest Rocky Mountain Scout July 1916 Biographical article about Jim Bridger, "the uncrowned king of all the Rocky Mountain scouts of half a century ago." The author relates his experiences traveling in the West and Southwest with Bridger...

6. Journal of a Voyage Journal of a Voyage 2006 Full text of the journal of Zebulon Pike's Southwestern Expedition of 1806. Includes a map, as well as journal entries commencing July 15, 1806, and concluding with a letter from Pike in Nachitoches to...

7. Landscapes of Removal and Resistance, Edwin James's Nineteenth-Century Cross-Cultural Collaborations Landscapes of Removal and Resistance, Edwin James's Nineteenth-Century Cross-Cultural Collaborations Winter 2010 Article discusses Edwin James's early career as botanist on the Long expedition to the Rocky Mountains and his collaborative works with John Tanner as well as Stephen H. Long. According to the author,...

8. The Bean-Sinclair Party of Rocky Mountain Trappers, 1830-32 The Bean-Sinclair Party of Rocky Mountain Trappers, 1830-32 July 1954 Historical article about trapping explorations of the early 1830s, following developments in the early 1800s by the Chouteaus and Osage Indians, among others, starting in and around Fort Smith, Arkansas....

9. The Life of John Colter The Life of John Colter November 2008 As the title indicates, this article is about the life of John Colter, a member of the Corps of Discovery or the Lewis and Clark Expdition. Colter, though, was better known for his exploits in the West...