The Pacific Historian

Pacific Historian Article List
man-w-rifleThe Pacific Historian was published by the University of the Pacific in the late 1950’s until 1987.

Back issues are available. For more information on obtaining back issues, please see the bottom of this page.

Stuart, Reginald R. “Historical Significance of Jedediah Smith.”

Vol II, No. 2. May 1958. 2 pp.

Price, Glenn. “The Questions Jedediah Smith Asked.”
Vol III, No. 1. Feb 1959. 4 pp.

___________”C. M. Goethe financed JS Memorial marker near Folsom.”
Vol III, No. 4.  Nov 1959. 1 p.

Clione, Gloria G. “Jed Smith: Leading Contender in the Anglo-
American Fur Rivalry.” Aug 1961. 10 pp.

Hudson, Ray F. “The Two Smiths.” Aug 1964.  7 pp.

Ross, Aileen Notmeyer. “The French Huguenot Descent of Jedediah S. Smith.” May 1965. 3 pp.

Atherton, Warren H. “Stockton: Supply Bull’s-Eye for the Mother
Lode.” Nov 1965. 7 pp.

Gale, Frederick C. “Jedediah Smith Meets Indians and Vice Versa.”
Spring 1966. 5 pp.

Peattie, Donald Culross. “Jedediah Smith Trailmaker Extraordinary.”
Autumn 1966. 2 pp. [Together Magazine Reprint]

Morgan, Dale L. “Jedediah Smith Today.” Spring 1967. 12 pp.

Hare, Stella Doty. “The Ancestry of JSS, 1799-1831 with Collateral
and Related Families.” Spring 1967. 8 pp.

Hare, Stella D. “Jedediah Smith Younger Brother Ira.” Summer 1967. 11 pp.

Howard, Robert West “The Back East Background of JSS” Vol 12, No. 2. Spring 1968. 17 pp.

Howard, Robert West 2nd Installment Vol 12, No. 3. Summer 1968. 13 pp.

Morgan, Dale L. “New Light on Ashley and JS.” Winter 1968. 9 pp.

Smith, Lillian A. “The Namesake of Jedediah Strong Smith.” Vol. 13,
No. 3. Summer 1969. 14 pp.

Stuart, Reginald R. “Jedediah Smith in Hayward.” Vol. 14,  No. 3. 6 pp.

Mattes, Merrill J. “Shadow of the Long Rifle.” Vol 14, No 4. 12 pp.

Brotherton, I.N. “The Appelaminy was it the Stanislaus.” V14N4, 6 pp.

Chase, Don M. “Was it Jedediah Smith?” Vol 15, No. 3. Fall 1971. 8 pp.

_______. “Pole Book of Election Richland County, Ohio.” V16 N1, 1 p.

Garber, D.W. “Jedediah Stong Smith: At Home in Ohio.” V16N1, 13 pp.

Garber, D.W. “JSS. Patrick Gass amd Doctor Titus Gordon Vespasian
Simons.” Vol. 16, No. 2. 11 pp.

Garber, D.W. “JSS. Johnny Appleseed, and Tylertown.” V16 N3, 13 pp.

Church, Patrick. “The Unconventional American Hero.” V16 N3, 9 pp.

Garber, D.W. “JSS: A Miscellany of Information.” V16 N4, 13 pp.

Drury, Clifford M. “Another Myth Answered.” Vol. 17, No. 1. 4 pp.

Smith, Ralph C. and Matthew D. “JS’s Elder Brother.” V17N1, 8 pp.

Lachtman, Howard. “Roving Moccasin (a song).” Vol. 17, No. 3. 1.p.

Ross, Aileen. “The Huguenots.” Vol. 18, No. 1. 8 pp.

Adams, Tom. “Bibliography of Articles Relating to JSS.” Vol. 19, No 1. 4 pp. (Annotated from Pacific Historian)

Fung, Leslie G. “JSS Escapist or Capitalist.” Vol. 21, No. 1. 9 pp.

Wood, Raymund F. “JS a Protestant in Catholic California.” Vol. 21, No. 3. 12 pp.

Garber, D.W. “JSS Fur Trader from Ohio (a postscript).” Vol. 22, No. 1. 17 pp.

Genini, Robert. “From Beaver House to the Golden Gate: The Hudson’s Bay Company in California.” Vol. 22. No. 3. 16 pp.

Smith, Matthew. “The Ancestors of JSS.” Vol. 22 No. 3. 11 pp.

Stewart, Robert E. “The Trail of JS.” Vol. 22, No. 3. 6 pp.

Gillespie, Donald F. “Wilderness Sanctuary.” Vol. 22, No. 3.  Fall 1978. 4 pp.

Hague, Harlan. “Guides for Pathfinders: The Indian Contribution to Exploration of the American West.” Vol. 22, No _. 11 pp.

Tuggle, Troy “Smitty: The Living Legacy of Jedediah and Peter Smith.” Vol. 25, No. 3. 10 pp.

Tuggle, Troy S. “The Pistol of JS.” Vol. 28, No .4. 9 pp.

McCarthy, Patrick. “Documentary Film As History.” Vol. 31, No. 1.12 pp.
[Good review of the Documentary ‘Ten Who Dared’ BBC,Time/Life.]


For copies of individual articles of the Pacific Historian,

contact Nicole Grady at (209) 946-2404 or ngrady@pacific.edu

University of the Pacific Library
Holt-Atherton Center, Dept. of Special Collections
University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA 95211

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  1. My Grandfather,, Jedidiah Strong Smith was named after his cousin, the explorer. He saw action in the Civil war. his niece Lillian Smith wrote an article in the Pacific Historian Vol 13, No. 3, summer of 1969. I would like to purchase this booklet if it is available.Jedidiah was born 1840 and died in Nebr 19 09

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