Research Help for Students and Adults

Personal Contacts and Reference Books

Archives – Special Collections, UOP
Nicole Grady 
Holt-Atherton Library
Dept. of Special Collections
University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA 95211
209-946-2404
ngrady@pacific.edu

Research Specialist
James Hardee
Fur Trade Research Center
hardee@mmmuseum.com
Limited research requests, discuss with Jim.

REFERENCE BOOKS:

Dale L. Morgan
Jedediah Smith, and the Opening of the West.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1953) 1964.

Harrison Clifford Dale
The Explorations of William H. Ashley and Jedediah Smith, 1822-1829.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1941) 1991.

George R. Brooks (Ed.)
The Southwest Expedition of Jedediah S.Smith,
His Personal Account of the Journey to California 1826-1827.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1977) 1989.

Robert M. Utley
A Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific.
(New York, 1997).

Maurice S. Sullivan
The Travels of Jedediah Smith, A Documentary Outline, Including His Journal (1821 to 1822 & 1827 to 1828).
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1934) 1992.

Dale L. Morgan & Carl I. Wheat
Jedediah Smith and his Maps of the American West.
San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1954.
(Note: Out of print, limited edition, but well worth seeking out in your local or University Library)

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