Captain Bonneville

Irving, Washington, The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1977, pp 166, 169-170.

John C. Fremont

Smucker, Samuel M., The Life of Col. John Charles Fremont and His Narrative of Explorations and Adventures in Kansas, Nebraska, Oregon, and California, New York: Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1856, pp. 343-344.

William Kittredge

Kittredge, William, Hole in the Sky: A Memoir, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992, pp 41, 232-233.

Klamath Tribe

Ramsey, Jarold, ed., Coyote Was Going There, Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1977, pp 185-186.

Peter French

Gray, Edward, Life and Death of Oregon "Cattle King" Peter French 1849 - 1897, (Salem, Oregon: Your Town Press, Inc. 1995.

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Lansford Hastings

Hastings, Lansford, The Emigrant's Guide to Oregon and California, Cincinnati: George Comclin, 1845, p 46.

Marcy Houle

Houle, Marcy, The Prairie Keepers, Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 1995, 264-266.

Silver Lake Leader

William Holder, editor, "Christmas Lake Valley," The Weekly Silver Lake Leader, V11 N1 p 4.

Charles Liebenstein

Charles Liebenstein, "Noted Expert Here," The Blue Mountain American, November 17, 1900.

Richard Neuberger

Richard Neuberger, Our Promised Land, New York: The MacMillan Company, 1938, pp 119,133-134.

Owyhee Perspectives

John Ball, Autobiography of John Ball, Grand Rapids: The Dean-Hicks Company, 1925, as found at Candace Shock, Myrtle Shock, and Clinton Shock. Lower Owyhee Watershed Assessment IV. Historical Condition. Prepared for the Owyhee Watershed Council by Scientific Ecological Services, 2007.

Lee Juillerat, "Oregon's Owyhee River: Rapids Not Taken Rapidly," 2000 as found at highonadventure.com.

William Gladstone Steel

Steel, William Gladstone, Steel's Editorial Excursion, 1904. A collection of news clippings from around the country promoting a "see America first" tour of the western states and especially Crater Lake. Excerpts from many of Steel's writings, including The Mountains of Oregon, are quoted at length. The materials are available in the Oregon Collection at the University of Oregon Knight Library.

John Waldo

Waldo, John, "Letter of August 1, 1888," as found in Jeff LaLande, "A Wilderness Journey with John B. Waldo, Oregon's First 'Preservationist'," in Oregon Historical Quarterly, Summer 1989, 90(2), 132-133.

Waldo, John, "Letter of April 28, 1890," as found in George Venn, editor, Taking on Paper: An Anthology of Oregon Letters & Diaries, (Corvallis, OR: OSU Press, 1994), 213.

Warm Springs Tribes

Clark . Ella E., Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest, Berkeley, University of California Press, 1953, pp 12-13.

United States Forest Service

Erickson, M. L., "Report: Blue Mountain Forest Reserve," September 1, 1906 found online at Historic Resource Materials, Umatilla National Forest.

Foster, H. D,." Report on the Silvics of the Blue Mountains National Forest, Oregon", April 1, 1908, found online at Historic Resource Materials, Umatilla National Forest.

Narcissa Whitman

Whitman, Narcissa, The Journal of Narcissa Whitman, as found in Eells, Myron, Marcus Whitman, Pathfinder and Patriot, Seattle: Alice Hariman Company, 1909.


Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams, "Tenaya Creek, Dogwood Rain," 1948, Collection Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona ©The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust

Wendell Berry

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Rachel Carson

Carson, Rachel, Silent Spring, New York: Crest Books, 1962.

Thomas Cole

Cole, Thomas, View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm—The Oxbow, 1836, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Winslow Homer

Homer, Winslow, The Adirondack" Guide, 1894, The Museum of Fine Art, Boston. Bequest of Mrs. Alma H. Wadleigh

Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson, Thomas, Notes on the State of Virginia, New York: Harper & Row, 1964.

Aldo Leopold

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Emanuel Leutze

Leutze, Emanuel. Westward the Course of Empire Takes, 1861, by permission of the Architect of the Capitol.

Andrew Melrose

Melrose, Andrew, Westward the Star of Empire Takes its Way - near Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1867, from the Personal Collection of E. William Judson

Thomas Moran

Moran, Thomas, The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, 1872, National Museum of American Art

John Muir

Muir, John, My First Summer in the Sierra, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911.

Frederick Law Olmstead

Olmstead, Frederick Law, "Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Trees," in Landscape Architecture, (October, 1952), pp 12-25.

Gifford Pinchot

Pinchot, Gifford, A Primer of Forestry, Bulletin 24, Bureau of Forestry, U. S. Department of Agriculture, 1903

Theodore Roosevelt

Roosevelt, Theodore, "Wilderness Preserves" in The Works of Theodore Roosevelt, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926.

Sioux Poem

Sioux poem, "Invoking the Powers," in Hettie Jones, ed., The Trees Stand Shining, New York: Dial Press, 1971

Wallace Stegner

Stegner, Wallace, "Wilderness Idea," in The Sound of Mountain Water (1969).

Henry David Thoreau

Thoreau, Henry David, The Maine Woods, 1864, in The Thoreau Reader