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BRIEF BIBLIOGRAPHY OF EARLY MISSOURI RIVER CARTOGRAPHIC SOURCES

Source: W. Raymond Wood, Professor of Anthropology, University of Missouri (September 2000)

(For atlases, dates are shown in bold type)

Diller, Aubrey. 1946. Maps of the Missouri River before Lewis and Clark. In Studies and Essays in the History of Science and Learning. ed. A. Montague, pp. 505-519. New York: Henry Schuman.

Ehrenberg. Ralph E. 1987. Exploratory Mapping of the Great Plains before 1800. In Mapping the North American Plains: Essays in the History of Cartography. ed. F.C. Luebke, F.W. Kaye, and G.E. Moulton, pp. 3-26. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Frits, Herman R. 1975. The Role of the United States Topographical Engineers in Compiling a Cartographic Image of the Plains. In Images of the Plains. ed. B.W. Blouet and M.P. Lawson, pp. 59-75. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Hamilton, Raphael N. 1934. The Early Cartography of the Missouri Valley. The American Historical Review. Vol. 39: 645-662.

Moulton, Gary E. 1983. Atlas of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Nasatir, A.P. 1952. Before Lewis and Clark: Documents illustrating the History of the Missouri 1785-1804. 2 vols. St. Louis: St. Louis Historical Documents Foundation.

Temple, Wayne C. 1975. Atlas: Indian Villages of the Illinois Country. Illinois State Museum, Scientific Papers. Vol. 2, Part 2, Supplement. Springfield.

Tucker, Sara Jones. 1942. Atlas: Indian Villages of the Illinois Country. Illinois State Museum, Scientific Papers. Vol. 2, Part 1. Springfield.

Warren, Lieut. Gouverneur K. 1859. Memoir to accompany the Map of the Territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. U.S. 35th Congress, 2nd Session, Senate Excecutive Document 70, Vol. 11. Washington, D.C.

----------- 1875. Preliminary Report of Explorations in Nebraska and Dakota in the Years 1855-’56-’57. by Lieut. G.K. Warren. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.

Wheat, Carl Irving. 1957-1963. Mapping the Transmississippi West, 1540-1861. 5 vols. San Francisco: Institute of Historical Cartography.

Wood, W. Raymond. 1981. The John Evans 1796-97 Map of the Missouri River. Great Plains Quarterly. Vol. 1(1): 39-53.

----------- 1983. An Atlas of Early Maps of the American Midwest. Illinois State Museum, Scientific Papers. Vol. 18. Springfield.

----------- 1984. Mapping the Missouri River through the Great Plains, 1673-1895. Great Plains Quarterly. Vol. 4(1): 29-42. Reprinted 1987 in Mapping the North American Plains: Essays in the History of Cartography. ed. F.C. Luebke, F.W. Kaye, and G.E. Moulton, pp. 27-40. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

----------- 1987. Nicholas de Finiels: Mapping the Mississippi & Missouri Rivers, 1797-1798. Missouri Historical Review. Vol. 81(4): 387-402.

----------- 1993. Joseph N. Nicollet’s 1839 Manuscript Maps of the Missouri River and Upper Mississippi Basin. Illinois State Museum, Scientific Papers. Vol. 24. Springfield.

----------- 2000. An Atlas of Early Maps of the American Midwest. Illinois State Museum, Scientific Papers. Vol. 29. springfield. [in press]

 

 

 



Revised: October 25, 2001 .