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Topics in the History of the American West

The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920
A stunning archive of information from the Library of Congress
lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/amrvhtml/conshome.html
Mormon History Resource Page
Background information and internet resources.
www.indirect.com/www/crockett/history.html
Mountain Men and the Fur Trade
An online library and research center.
www.xmission.com/~drudy/amm.html
The Oregon Trail
Web site developed for the PBS mini-series.
www.isu.edu/~trinmich/Oregontrail.html

Native Americans of the West

Indians of North America
An internet resource catalog.
www.csulb.edu/gc/libarts/am-indian/index.html#north
The Native American Document Project
Legislation and statistical information on federal Indian policy.
www.csusm.edu/projects/nadp/nadp.htm
Native American Home Pages
A resource catalog to tribes on the internet.
www.pitt.edu/%7Elmitten/indians.html#nations
Native American Studies Resources
An index to internet resources.
www.library.yale.edu/rsc/native/natgatew.htm
 

Western States and Regions

The Kansas Collection
An online library and research center.
www.ukans.edu/carrie/kancoll/
Kansas Territory: Crucible of American Experience
Background and resouces on the many facets of Kansas history.
xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/HNS/Kansas/Kansas.html
Center for Studies in Texas History
Background information and resources from the Texas State Historical Association
www.dla.utexas.edu/texhist/index.html

General Resources on the History of the American West

American Studies Web
Comprehensive guide to resources available online.
www.georgetown.edu/crossroads/asw/
The American West
Background and resources.
www.AmericanWest.com/

Archival Images of the West

The California Heritage Collection
An online archive of more than
30,000 images illustrating California's history and culture, from the
collections of the Bancroft Library at the University of California,
Berkeley.
sunsite.berkeley.edu/CalHeritage/
Gallery of the Open Frontier
Combining the technological advantages of the internet with the best of
scholarly publishing, the Gallery of the Open Frontier is an enriched
digital gallery of significant images of the American West.
unp.unl.edu/gallery.html
The Illustrating Traveler: Adventure and Illustration in North America and the Carribbean, 1760-1895
An online exhibit of artistic encounters with Native cultures from the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University.
www.library.yale.edu:80/beinecke/illus.htm

Documentary Texts

The Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868
The original document in photo-facsimile at the National Archives.
www.nara.gov/exhall/originals/sioux.html
The Significance of the Frontier in American History
Frederick Jackson Turner's classic -- and controversial-- analysis.
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/TURNER/home.html

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