The Pacific Historian

The Pacific Historian was published from 1975 to 1987. These articles are listed chronologically and deal with Jed Smith, specifically.

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Stuart, Reginald R. “Historical Significance of Jedediah Smith.” PH 3, no. 1 (May 1958).

Price, Glenn. “The Questions Jedediah Smith Asked.” PH 3, no. 1 (Feb. 1959).

Cline, Gloria G. “Jed Smith: Leading Contender in the Anglo-American Fur Rivalry.” PH 5, no. 3 (Aug. 1961). 

Hudson, Ray F. “The Two Smiths.” PH 8, no. 3 (Aug. 1964).

Ross, Aileen Notmeyer. “The French Huguenot Descent of Jedediah S. Smith.” PH 9, no. 2 (May 1965).

Atherton, Warren H. “Stockton: Supply Bull’s-Eye for the Mother Lode.” PH 9, no. 4 (Nov. 1965).

Gale, Frederick C. “Jedediah Smith Meets Indians and Vice Versa.” PH 10, no. 2 (Spring 1966).

Peattie, Donald Culross. “Jedediah Smith Trailmaker Extraordinary.” Rpt. Together Magazine. PH 10, no.4 (Autumn 1966).

Morgan, Dale L. “Jedediah Smith Today.” PH 11, no. 2 (Spring 1967).

Hare, Stella D. “Jedediah Smith Younger Brother Ira.” PH 11, no. 3 (Summer 1967).

Howard, Robert West. “The Back East Background of Jedediah Strong Smith.” PH 12, no. 2 (Spring 1968).

Howard, Robert West. “Piety, Poverty, and Commodore Perry: The Second Installment of a Study of Jedediah Strong Smith’s Boyhood.” PH 12, no. 3 (Summer 1968). 

Morgan, Dale L. “New Light on Ashley and JS.” PH 12, no. 1 (Winter 1968).

Smith, Lillian A. “The Namesake of Jedediah Strong Smith.” PH 13, no. 3 (Summer 1969).

Stuart, Reginald R. “Jedediah Smith in Hayward.” PH 14, no. 3 (Summer 1970).

Mattes, Merrill J. “Shadow of the Long Rifle.” PH 14, no. 4 (Fall 1970).

Brotherton, I.N. “The Appelaminy Was It the Stanislaus.” PH 14, no. 4 (Fall 1970).

Chase, Don M. “Was It Jedediah Smith?” PH 15, no. 3 (Fall 1971).

Garber, D.W. “Jedediah Strong Smith: At Home in Ohio.” PH 16, no. 1 (Spring 1972).

Garber, D.W. “Jedediah Strong Smith, Patrick Gass and Doctor Titus Gordon Vespasian Simons.” PH 16, no. 2 (Summer 1972).

Garber, D.W. “Jedediah Strong Smith, Johnny Appleseed and Tylertown.” PH 16, no. 3 (Fall 1972).

Church, Patrick. “Jedediah Strong Smith: The Unconventional American Hero.” PH 16, no. 3 (Fall 1972).

Garber, D.W. “Jedediah Strong Smith: A Miscellany of Information.” PH 16, no. 4 (Winter 1972).

Drury, Clifford M. “Another Myth Answered.” PH 17, no. 1 (Spring 1973).

Chase, Don M. “Don Chase’s Rejoinder.” PH 17, no. 1 (Spring 1973).

Smith, Matthew D. “Jedediah Smith’s Elder Brother, Ralph.” PH 17, no. 1 (Spring 1973).

Lachtman, Howard. “Roving Moccasin: A Song of Jedediah Strong Smith.” PH 17, no. 3 (Fall 1973).

Ross, Aileen. “The Huguenots.” PH 18, no. 1 (Spring 1974).

Adams, Tom. “Bibliography of Articles Relating to Jedediah Strong Smith.” PH 19, no. 1 (Spring 1975). Lists articles previously published by The Pacific Historian as of 1975.

Fung, Leslie G. “Jedediah Strong Smith Escapist or Capitalist.” PH 21, no. 1 (Spring 1977).

Wood, Raymund F. “Jedediah Smith: A Protestant in Catholic California.” PH 21, no. 3 (Fall 1977).

Garber, D.W. “Jedediah Strong Smith Fur Trader from Ohio: A Postscript.” PH 22, no. 1 (Spring 1978).

Genini, Robert. “From Beaver House to the Golden Gate: The Hudson’s Bay Company in California.” PH 22, no. 3 (Fall 1978). 

Smith, Matthew D. “The Ancestors of Jedediah Strong Smith.” PH 22, no. 3 (Fall 1978).

Stewart, Robert E. “The Trail of Jedediah Smith.” PH 22, no. 3 (Fall 1978).

Gillespie, Donald F. “Wilderness Sanctuary.” PH 22, no. 3 (Fall 1978). 

Tuggle, Troy S. “Pacific Portrait: ‘Smitty’: The Living Legacy of Jedediah and Peter Smith.” PH  25, no. 3 (Fall 1981).

Hague, Harlan. “Guides for Pathfinders: The Indian Contribution to Exploration of the American West.” PH 26, no. 3 (Fall 1982).

Tuggle, Troy S. “The Pistol of Jedediah Smith.” PH 28, no. 4 (Winter 1984).

McCarthy, Patrick. “Documentary Film As History: Re-Creating Mountain Man Jedediah Strong Smith on Celluloid.” A review of the documentary Ten Who Dared. BBC, Time/Life. PH 31, no. 1 (Spring 1987).