Edge of Empire (1500-1846)
Culture and Community
Alexander, Thomas G., and Utah State Historical Society. Utah, the Right Place. Rev. and updated ed. Salt Lake City, Utah: Gibbs Smith, 2003.
Bailey, L. R. Indian Slave Trade in the Southwest. Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, 1966.
Barton, John D. “Antoine Robidoux—Buckskin Entrepreneur.” The Outlaw Trail Journal 3 (Summer 1993), 35-44.
Beckwourth, James Pierson, T. D Bonner, and Joseph Arnold Foster. The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth. Claremont: n.p., 1950.
Hafen, LeRoy R. “Fort Davy Crockett: Its Fur Men and Visitors.” The Colorado Magazine 29 (Sept 1962).
Hopper, Charles. “Excerpt from ‘Narrative of Charles Hopper, A California Pioneer of 1841.’ Written by R.T. Montgomery at Tampa, 1871.” Utah Historical Quarterly 3 (1930): 54-55.
McGlashan, Charles F. History of the Donner Party: A Tragedy of the Sierras. 1907. Reprint, New York: Dover Publications, 2013.
Miller, David E. “First Wagon Train to Cross Utah, 1841.” Utah Historical Quarterly 30 (1962): 41-52.
Nunis, Doyce B., Jr., ed. The Bidwell-Bartleson Party: 1841 California Emigrant Adventure. The Documents and Memoirs of the Overland Pioneers. Santa Cruz: Western Tanager Press, 1991.
Robidoux, Orral Messmore. Memorial to the Robidoux Brothers. Kansas City: Smith-Grieves Company, 1924.
Stewart, George R. Ordeal by Hunger: Story of the Donner Party. 1960. Reprint, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992.
Geology and Environment
Binns, Archie. Peter Skene Ogden: Fur Trader. Hillsboro: Binfords & Mort, 1967.
Bryant, Edwin. What I Saw in California. 1848. Reprint, Omaha: University of Nebraska Press, 1985.
Crampton, C. Gregory, and Steven K Madsen. In Search of the Spanish Trail: Santa Fe to Los Angeles, 1829-1848. Layton: Gibbs-Smith, 1994.
Dolan, Sean and Nathan Irvin Huggins. James Beckwourth: Frontiersman. Black Americans of Achievement series. New York: Chelsea House, 1992.
Field, Matthew C. Prairie and Mountain Sketches. Edited by Kate L Gregg and John Francis McDermott. The American Exploration and Travel Series, vol. 23. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1957.
Hafen, LeRoy R., ed. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West. 10 vols. Glendale, Calif.: Arthur H. Clark, 1965-72.
Hafen, LeRoy R., and Harvey L Carter. Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West: Eighteen Biographical Sketches. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1982.
Hafen, LeRoy R., and Ann W. Hafen. The Old Spanish Trail. 1954. Reprint, Omaha: University of Nebraska Press, 1993.
Kelly, Charles. Salt Desert Trails: A History of the Hastings Cutoff and Other Early Trails Which Crossed the Great Salt Desert Seeking a Shorter Road to California. Salt Lake City: Western Print, 1930.
Korns, Roderick J. “West from Fort Bridger.” Utah Historical Quarterly 19 (1951): 291-97, 299-312.
Mattes, Merrill J. The Great Platte River Road. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, 1969.
McDermont, J. F., and Kate L. Gregg, eds. Matthew Field: Prairie and Mountain Sketches. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1957.
Morgan, Dale L. The Great Salt Lake. 1947. Reprint, Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2002.
Morgan, Dale L. “Miles Goodyear and the Founding of Ogden.” Utah Historical Quarterly 21 (1953): 195-218, 307-29.
Ogden, Peter Skene. “Peter Skene Ogden’s Journal of His Expedition to Utah, 1825.” Edited by David E. Miller. Utah Historical Quarterly 20 (1952).
Ogden, Peter Skene. Peter Skene Ogden’s Snake Country Journals, 1824-25 and 1825-26. Edited by E. E. Rich. London: Hudson’s Bay Records Society, 1950.
Smart, William B. Old Utah Trails. Utah Geographic Series. New York: Random House, 1988.
Tykal, Jack B. Etienne Provost: Man of the Mountains. Liberty: Eagle’s View Publishing, 1989.
Weber, David J. The Taos Trappers: The Fur Trade in the Far Southwest, 1540–1846. 1971. Reprint, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980.
Webb, Henry J. “Edwin Bryant’s Trail Through Western Utah.” Utah Historical Quarterly 29, no. 2 (1961): 129-36.