Fur Traders, Trappers, Mountain Men
The Mountain Men: Pathfinders of the West: 1810-1860
From the University of Virginia learn about the fur trade, the
life of mountain men, and how they helped to settle the West.
Included are biographies of John Colter, Jedediah Smith, and Jim
Men and the Fur Trade
From a variety of individuals and organizations, this online research
center provides historical source materials emphasizing the U.S.
Rocky Mountain region from 1800-1850. Included are diaries, letters,
business records, artwork, portraits, maps and more.
Traders, and Explorers
From the Utah State Historical Society,this site provides articles
about traders, trappers, and mountain men as well as information
on individuals. Also includes timeline of trappers, traders, and
explorers in Utah.
From the Cline Library at Northern Arizona University,this site
shows issues related to traders primarily on the Navajo, Hopi,
and Zuni reservations. Presents 45 oral history interviews, photographs,
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