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St. Louis Legal Encoding Project Resources

Information and additional resources for the St. Louis Legal Encoding Project, an IMLS grant funded project contributed to by Digital Library Services, WU Law Library, and Missouri History Museum.


Fur Trade & Native American Suits

Barbour, Barton H. Fort Union and the Upper Missouri Fur Trade (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2001)

Chittenden, Hiram Martin. The American Fur Trade of the Far West, Volume I (reprint) (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1989)

Chittenden, Hiram Martin. The American Fur Trade of the Far West, Volume II (reprint) (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1986)

Clokey, Richard M. William H. Ashley: Enterprise and Politics in the Trans-Mississippi West (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990)

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

De Voto, Bernard. Across the Wide Missouri (reprint). (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1998)

Foley, William E. The First Chouteaus: River Barons of Early St. Louis (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, c1983)

Larpenteur, Charles. Forty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: Personal Narrative of Charles Larpenteur, 1833-1872 (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1989)

Goetzmann, William H.H. Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West (Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1994)

Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West, edited by LeRoy Hafen (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1982)

Nester, William R. From Mountain Man to Millionaire: The Bold and Dashing Life of Robert Campbell (Missouri Biography Series) (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1999)

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

Sunder, John E. The Fur Trade on the Upper Missouri, 1840-1865 (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, c1965; 1993 printing)

Thorne, Tanis C. The Many Hands of My Relations: French and Indians on the Lower Missouri (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1996)

Utley, Robert M. A Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific (New York: Owl Books, 2003)

Library of Western Fur Trade Historical Resource Documents: Diaries, Narratives, and Letters of the Mountain Men

Beavers and Boomtown: Remembering the St. Louis Fur Trade

French Entrepreneurship in the Post Colonial Fur Trade

The Fur Trade: Beaver Powered Mountaineering

Rocky Mountain and Plains Indians Fur Trade

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