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Finding Aid - Lewis and Clark


10149 Russell Reid
Boxes 2 and 3 of the Russell Reid Collection contain Reid's research on Lewis and Clark. The information in Box 2 focuses the animals the Corps of Discovery saw while in North Dakota. Reid's research in Box 3 is about the location of Fort Mandan, where Lewis and Clark spent the winter of 1804.

William Clark and Meriwether Lewis. SHSND A1827

10691 Roy Johnson and Louis Pfaller
In Box 36 of the Roy Johnson and Louis Pfaller Collection, Folder 3 contains newspaper clippings and publications about Lewis and Clark.


Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark. "Lewis and Clark in North Dakota." North Dakota History, January 1947-January 1948.
These publications of North Dakota History contains the original journal entries of the time spent in what was to become North Dakota written by Lewis and Clark. They also contain an edited version of the text.

Reid, Russell, and Clell G. Gannon. "Birds and Mammals Observed by Lewis and Clark in North Dakota." North Dakota Historical Quarterly, July 1927: 14-36.
This article describes the animals and birds Lewis and Clark documented on their journey through North Dakota.

Truax, Allen L., and Orin G. Libby. "Fort Mandan 1804-1806." North Dakota Historical Quarterly, October 1927: 5-22.
This article explains where the present day sight of Fort Mandan is located. Lewis and Clark spent the winter of 1804-1805 at Fort Mandan. This article also contains information on the surrounding Indian villages.

Erikson, Vernon. "Lewis and Clark on the Upper Missouri." North Dakota History, Spring 1973: 34-37.
Vernon Erikson's article provides a brief overview of the time Lewis and Clark spent in North Dakota.

Camp, Gregory S. "Wintering on the Northern Plains: Lewis and Clark at the Knife River, 1804-1805." North Dakota History, Fall 2003: 2-10.
This article explains the relationship Lewis and Clark had with the tribes of the Five Villages located around the mouth of the Knife River.


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