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Texas & the Southwest






Ahnert, Gerald T. Retracing the Butterfield Overland Trail through Arizona; a Guide to the Route of 1857-1861. Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, 1973.

Bannon, John F. The Spanish Borderlands Frontier, 1513-1821. NY: Holt, 1970.

Bender, Averam B. "Opening Routes Across West Texas, 1848-1850." Southwestern Historical Quarterly 37 (October 1933): 116-35.

Connor, Seymour V. Broadcloth and Britches: The Santa Fe Trade. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1977.

Conner, Seymour V. The Peters Colony of Texas: a History and Biographical Sketches of the Early Settlers. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1959.

Crampton, C. Gregory. In Search of the Spanish Trail: Santa Fe to Los Angeles, 1829-1848. Layton, UT: Gibbs-Smith Publishers, 1994.

Crutchfield, James A. The Santa Fe Trail. Plano, TX: Republic of Texas Press, 1996.

Dodge, Bertha S. The Road West: Saga of the 35th Parallel. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1980.

Duffus, R. L. The Santa Fe Trail. NY: Tudor, 1930.

Egan, Ferol. The El Dorado Trail; the Story of the Gold Rush Routes Across Mexico. NY: McGraw-Hill, 1970.

Etter, Patricia A. "To California on the Southern Route -- 1849." Overland Journal 13 (Fall 1995): 2-12.

Faulk, Odie B. Destiny Road: the Gila Trail and the Opening of the Southwest. NY: Oxford University Press, 1973.

Gard, Wayne, et al. Along the Early Trails of the Southwest. Austin: Pemberton Press, 1969.

Gard, Wayne. "The Impact of the Cattle Trails." Southwestern Historical Quarterly 71 (Jul 1967). {Texas}

Greene, A. C. 900 Miles on the Butterfield Trail. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 1994.

Gregg, Josiah. Commerce of the Prairies, or, The Journal of a Santa Fè Trader: During Eight Expeditions Across the Great Western Prairies, and a Residence of Nearly Nine Years in Northern Mexico. 2v. NY: H. G. Langley, 1844.

Guice, John D. W. "Turner’s Forgotten Frontier: The Old Southwest." Historian 52 (August 1990): 602-13.

Hafen, Le Roy R. Old Spanish Trail: Santa Fe to Los Angeles, . . . with Extracts from Contemporary Records and Including Diaries of Antonio Armijo and Orville Pratt. Glendale, CA: A. H. Clark Co., 1954.

Hatcher, Mattie A. The Opening of Texas to Foreign Settlements, 1801-1821. Austin: University of Texas Bulletin, no. 2714 (1927).

Hyslop, Stephen G. Bound for Santa Fe: the Road to New Mexico and the American Conquest, 1806-1848. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002.

Inman, Henry. The Old Santa Fé Trail; the Story of a Great Highway. NY: Macmillan, 1897.

Kessler, Ron. Old Spanish Trail North Branch and Its Travelers. Santa Fe, NM: Sunstone Press, 1998.

Lamar, Howard Roberts. Texas Crossings: The Lone Star State and the American Far West, 1836-1986. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991.

Lathrop, Barnes F. Migration into East Texas, 1835-1860. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1949.

Laut, Agnes C. Pilgrims of the Santa Fe. NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1931.

Layne, Joseph Gregg. Western Wayfaring: Routes of Exploration and Trade in the American Southwest. Los Angeles: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1954.

Lukes, Edward A. DeWitt Colony of Texas. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1976.

McLean, Malcolm D. (ed). Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas. 18v. Arlington: University of Texas at Arlington, 1974-93.

Miller, Thomas L. The Public Lands of Texas. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1972.

Peterson, Charles S. Take Up Your Mission: Mormon Colonization Along the Little Colorado River, 1870-1900. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1973.

Rader, Jesse Lee. South of Forty, from the Mississippi to the Rio Grande, a Bibliography. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1947.

Rathjen, Frederick W. The Texas Panhandle Frontier. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1973.

Richardson, Rupert N. Frontier of Northwest Texas. Glendale, CA: Arthur H. Clark, 1963.

Riddle, Kenyon. Records and Maps of the Old Santa Fe Trail. Raton, NM: The Author, 1949.

Sanchez, Joseph P. Explorers, Traders, and Slavers: Forging the Old Spanish Trail, 1678-1850. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1997.

Stocking, Hobart E. The Road to Santa Fe. NY: Hastings House Publishers, 1971.

Vestal, Stanley. The Old Santa Fe Trail. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1939.

Weaver, Bobby. Castro's Colony: Empresario Development in Texas, 1842-1865. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1985.

Weber, David J. The Taos Trappers; the Fur Trade in the Far Southwest, 1540-1846. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1971.

Westphall, Victor. The Public Domain in New Mexico, 1854-1891. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1965.

Wheeler, Kenneth W. To Wear a City's Crown: the Beginnings of Urban Growth in Texas, 1836-1865. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1968.

Williams, J. W. "Military Roads of the 1850s in Central West Texas." West Texas Historical Association Year Book 18 (1942): 77-91.

Williams, J. W. Old Texas Trails. Burnet, TX: Eakin Press, 1979.

Wood, Dean Earl. The Old Santa Fe Trail from the Missouri River; Documentary Proof of the History and Route of the Old Santa Fe Trail. Kansas City, MO: E. L. Mendenhall, 1951.