The Yellow Pages -- Western Studies
- New Perspectives
on the West
- This Web site accompanies the PBS eight-part documentary
series. Includes an introduction, a tour of the site, and links to
people, events, and archives.
Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth
- This University of Virginia site contains the synoptic version
of Henry Nash Smith's Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol
and Myth, a preface, and contextualizing hypertext projects.
- The American West
- This site deals with the development of the West. Includes
links to films (old and new), museums, and music, and a section on
the Modern West.
Golden Mountain: Asian-Americans in the West
- This site includes primary sources, links to other sites, and
images. Part of the WestWeb site maintained by the College of
Staten Island, City University of New York.
of the American West, 1860-1920
- This Library of Congress site contains more than 30,000
photographs, drawn from the holdings of the Western History and
Genealogy Department at the Denver Public Library.
- Photographs of
the American West, 1861-1912
- Includes select audiovisual records from the National Archives
and Records Administration.
Nuestra: The Chicano West
- Includes text, resources, links, and images. Part of the
WestWeb site maintained by the College of Staten Island, City
University of New York.
- Oklahoma Outlaws and Lawmen
- Site devoted to the study of the history of Oklahoma'a outlaws and lawmen
Studies Research Center Library
- Includes collection of Chicano-related research guides and
directories. Maintained by the University of California, Los
- This PBS site chronicles the experiences of an emigrant group
trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the winter of 1847.
Includes photographs, paintings, maps, diaries, letters, and
memoirs of the group members.
as I Saw It": First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years,
- This Library of Congress site documents the formative era of
California's history through eyewitness accounts.
in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada, 1945-1982
- This Library of Congress site presents 41 motion pictures and
28 sound recordings that tell the story of life and work on the
Heritage Digital Image Access Project
- This is a digital archive of photographs, pictures, and
manuscripts from the collections of the Bancroft Library at the
University of California, Berkeley.
Aboard: The Role of the Railroads in Protecting, Promoting, and
Selling Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks
- This University of Virginia American Studies site looks at the
role of the railroads in the development of two national parks.
- Western History
- Promotes the study of the North American West. Site includes
membership information and newsletter.
- Journal of the Western History Association.
- Los Angeles Times
- Los Angeles, California, newspaper.
- San Francisco
- San Francisco, California, newspaper.
- Out West
- "The Newspaper That Roams." Founded by editor/reporter Chuck
- Buffalo Bill Historical
- Located in Cody, Wyoming. Museum complex includes the Whitney
Gallery of Western Art, the Buffalo Bill Museum, the Plains Indian
Museum, and the Cody Firearms Museum.
- Museum of the City of San
- Includes a San Francisco history index, biographies, and
Diego Historical Society
- Includes exhibits and list of San Diego landmarks.
the West from Monticello: A Perspective in Maps from Columbus to
Lewis and Clark
- A University of Virginia, Alderman Library, Special
Collections, exhibition that explores Jefferson's views of the
West and the nature of the quest to the Pacific.
- The Great
American Gold Rush
- A page dedicated to the history and character of the '49ers.
- National Cowboy
Hall of Fame
- An Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, museum established to honor the
men and women who pioneered the West. Includes exhibits, art, and
a list of museum events.
June 20, 2002