The following list of recommended readings has been been prepared by the University of Nebraska Press in consultation with Advisory Board member James Ronda. Some links may take users off of the Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition Online site.
"An Analysis of the Exploratory Process: The Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804–1806." by John L. Allen in Geographical Review 62:1 (1972): 13–39.
"Horizons of the Sublime: The Invention of the Romantic West." by John L. Allen in Journal of Historical Geography [Great Britain] 18.1 (1992): 27–40.
"Lewis [and] Clark on the Upper Missouri: Decision at the Marias." by John L. Allen in Montana 21.3 (1971): 2–17.
"New World Encounters: Exploring the Great Plains of North America." by John L. Allen in Great Plains Quarterly 13.2 (1993): 69–80.
"Pelts, Provisions and Perceptions: The Hudson's Bay Company Mandan Indian Trade, 1795–1812." by John A. Alwin in Montana 29.3 (1979): 16–27.
"The Case of the Clark Papers." by Robert H. Bahmer in American Archivist 19.1 (1956): 19–22.
"The Scientific Instruments of the Lewis and Clark Expedition." by Silvio A. Bedini in Great Plains Quarterly 4.1 (1984): 54–69.
"Mapping the Marias: The Interface of Native and Scientific Cartographies." by Barbara Belyea in Great Plains Quarterly 17.3-4 (1997): 165–84.
"Great Plains Native American Representations along the Lewis and Clark Trail." by Kevin S. Blake in Great Plains Quarterly 24.2 (2004): 263–82.
"A Glossary of Native American Toponyms and Ethnonyms from the Lewis and Clark Journals." by William Bright in Names 52.3 (2004): 163–237.
"Lewis and Clark's Route Map: James Mackay's Map of the Missouri River." by Thomas C. Danisi and W. Raymond Wood in Western Historical Quarterly 35.1 (2004): 53–72.
"Exploration in a Continental Climate: Weather in the Central Plains Recorded in the Journal of William Clark." by Karen Jean DeBres in Heritage of The Great Plains 37.1 (2004): 63–74.
"An Inference Regarding the Expedition of Lewis and Clark." by Bernard DeVoto in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 99.4 (1955): 185–94.
"Friends and Partners: William Clark, Meriwether Lewis, and Mid-America's French Creoles." by William E. Foley in Missouri Historical Review 2004 98(4): 270–82.
"Sacagawea's Son as a Symbol." by Albert Furtwangler in Oregon Historical Quarterly 102.3 (2001): 290–315.
"Jefferson, Meriwether Lewis, and the Reduction of the United States Army." by Donald Jackson in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 124.2 (1980): 91–96.
"The Race to Publish Lewis and Clark." by Donald Jackson in Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 85.2 (1961): 163–77.
"Against the Undertow of Myth: The Uncertainties of Lewis and Clark in North Dakota." by Clay S. Jenkinson in North Dakota Quarterly 71.2 (2004): 6–27.
Lewis and Clark on the Great Plains: A Natural History by Paul A. Johnsgard. Published by the University of Nebraska Press, 2003.
"Describing a New Environment: Lewis and Clark and Enlightenment Science in the Columbia River Basin." by William L. Lang in Oregon Historical Quarterly 105.3 (2004): 360–89.
"The Way to the Western Sea: Lewis and Clark across the Continent." by David Lavender. Published by the University of Nebraska Press, 1998.
"The Missing Journals of Meriwether Lewis" by Gary E. Moulton. Originally published in Montana: The Magazine of Western History 35, no.3 (1985): 28–39.
"The Journals of Lewis and Clark: Almost Home" by Gary E. Moulton. Originally published in Montana: The Magazine of Western History 48, no.2 (1998): 72–79.
"The Evolving Landscape of the Columbia River Gorge: Lewis and Clark and Cataclysms on the Columbia." by Jim E. O'Connor in Oregon Historical Quarterly 105.3 (2004): 390–421.
"Counting Cats in Zanzibar, or, Lewis and Clark Reconsidered" by James P. Ronda. From The Western Historical Quarterly. Vol. 33, no. 1.
"Exploring the Explorers: Great Plains Peoples and the Lewis and Clark Expedition." by James P. Ronda in Great Plains Quarterly 13.2 (1993): 81–90.
"Lewis and Clark among the Indians." by James P. Ronda. Published by the University of Nebraska Press, 1984.
"The Press Response to the Corps of Discovery: The Making of Heroes in an Egalitarian Age." by Betty Houchin Winfield in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 80.4 (2003): 866–83.