History of Wyoming/Further Reading



  1. Badertscher, Eric, "Our States: Wyoming". Volume 32, Issue 3. September 2011, available from http//:www.ebscohost.com
  2. Bishop, Ronald. “How Two Wyoming Community Newspapers Covered the Construction of the Heart Mountain Internment Camp”. Little More Than Minutes vol 26. Issue 3. 2009.
  3. Boyd, Robert. “Sin in the sagebrush: creating an exhibit for the high desert museum.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 112 (2011): 486.
  4. Brings Plenty, Carla Rae. “Buffalo nation: Saving the last wild buffalo herd in Yellowstone.” Indian Country Today, August 10, 1998. https://www.proquest.com/docview/362712503
  5. "Buffalo Bill's America: William Cody and the Wild West Show." Publishers Weekly 252, no. 30 (August 1, 2005)
  6. Carlton, Jim, “Wyoming Tourism-Related Businesses Ask Bush to Halt Area Drilling Plans,” Wall Street Journal, August 29, 2011, https://www.proquest.com/docview/398818527.
  7. Castle Freeman Jr. "Owen Wister Brief life of a Western mythmaker: 1860-1938." Harvard Magazine (202): 42-43. Accessed October 25, 2012. http://harvardmagazine.com/2002/07/owen-wister.html
  8. Chambers Noble, Ann, Sublette County, Wyoming (Wyoming State Historical Society: Encyclopedia, December 10, 2011).
  9. Davis, John W. “The Johnson County War: 1892 Invasion of Northern Wyoming.” Accessed October 24th 2012. http://www.wyohistory.org/essays/johnson-county-war.
  10. Everest-Phillips, Max. "The Pre-War Fear of Japanese Espionage: Its Impact and Legacy." Journal of Contemporary History, 2007: 243-265.
  11. Fowler, Loretta. “An Experiment in Cultural Change and Economic Development”. The Arapahoe Ranch. City College of the city of New York. 1973
  12. Gersie, Joseph and Eileen Peterson. “Evaluation of Coal Resources on the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming”. Wyoming State Geological Survey.
  13. Gilbert, Bill. “Old Faithful: Yellowstone at 125” Life 20, no. 7 (1997): 64.
  14. Hodge, Adam R. "Pestilence and Power: The Smallpox Epidemic of 1780-1782 and Intertribal Relations on the Northern Great Plains". The Historian (2010). Phi Alpha Theta. pp. 1-25.
  15. Jacobs, Andria. “Wolf Policy in the West.” Conflict Research Consortium Working Paper, University of Colorado, 1994. http://www.colorado.edu/conflict/full_text_search/AllCRCDocs/94-65.htm.
  16. James Thor, “Realities of Rodeo,” The Lancet 362, no. 1 (2003):
  17. Lamont, V. “More than she deserves: Woman suffrage memorials in the ‘equality state’. Canadian Review of American Studies36:1 (2006), 17-43.
  18. Lanpher, Henry Coe. "The Civilian Conservation Corps: Some Aspects of Its Social Program for Unemployed Youth." Social Service Review 10, no. 4 (December 1936): 623-36.
  19. Larson, Robert W., “Part 1: Red Cloud: The Warrior Years,” Montana: The Magazine of Western History 47 (1997): 30.
  20. Layser, E.E. “The equality state: Women’s rights on the western frontier” The World and I, 18:3(March 2003), 184-222.
  21. Lieutenant General Sherman, William T. et al., “Articles of a Treaty Made and Concluded by and Between…” 1868, http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=42&page=transcript.
  22. Ling, Pamela M., Haber, Lawrence A., Wedl, Stefani, “Branding the Rodeo: A Case Study of Tobacco Sports Sponsorship,” American Journal of Public Health 100, no. 1:
  23. Mann, Nikki. "The Big Bang that didn't happen." Pinedale Roundup, November 30, 2006, p. 13.
  24. Martin, W B., and Jack Shaughnessy. "Project Wagon Wheel." Wyoming Geological Association Guidebook (1969): 145 -152.
  25. McFerrin, Randy. “High Noon on the Western Range: A Property Rights Analysis of the Johnson County War” The Journal of Economic History 67 (2007): 67-93.
  26. Moore, John H. "Cheyenne Political History, 1820-1894." Ethnohistory 21, no. 4 (Fall 1974): 329-59.
  27. Muskovac, Nick. “Yellowstone National Park” PSA Journal 75.3 (March 2009).
  28. Noble, Antonette C. "Masaye Nakamura's Personal Story." OAH Magazine of History, 2002: 37-40.
  29. Noggle, Burl. “The Origins of the Teapot Dome Investigation.” Mississippi Valley Historical Review 44 (1957): 237-266.
  30. Olivey, Harold. "Cowboys and Cowgirls of Wyoming". Volume 26, Issue 2. April 2004, available from http//:www.ebscohost.com
  31. Ostland, Emilene, “The Powder River Basin: A Natural History,” last modified January 1, 2012, http://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/powder-river-basin-natural-history.
  32. Ostland, Emilene, “Red Cloud's War,” last modified February 1, 2012, http://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/red-clouds-war.
  33. Rea, Tom, “Gathering the Tribes: The Cheyennes Come Together after Sand Creek,” last modified October 12, 2011, http://www.wyohistory.org/essays/gathering-tribes-cheyennes-come-together-after-sand-creek.
  34. Rea, Tom. “Road to Rendezvous: The Rocky Mountain Fur Trade in 1834.” Last modified December 10th, 2011. http://www.wyohistory.org/essays/road-rendezvous-rocky-mountain-fur-trade-1834.
  35. Rich, Ruby B. “Brokering Brokeback: Jokes, Backlashes, and Other Anxieties.” Film Quarterly. Vol. 60 No. 3 (2007): 44-48
  36. Schwarz, Frederick. “Seventy-five Years Ago The Teapot Starts to Boil.” American Heritage 48, no. 2 (n.d.): 105
  37. Smallbone, Chris. "How the West was lost: Chris Smallbone explains the effect of United States expansion on the native Americans of the Great Plains in the mid-19th century." History Today 56.4 (2006): 42+. Academic OneFile. Web. 4 Nov. 2012.
  38. Stanley, Samuel. “The Cheyenne Club: An oasis of urban luxury in nineteenth-century Wyoming.” History Today 29 (1979): 471-478.
  39. Tamura, Eileen. “Heart Mountain: Life in Wyoming’s Concentration Camp”. Journal of American Ethnic History. 2001
  40. Taylor, David T.; Fletcher, Robert R., “A comparison of characteristics, regional expenditures, and economic impact of visitors to...,” Journal of Travel Research 32, no. 1 (1993): 30, (accessed October 31, 2012), EBSCOhost.
  41. Taylor, M. Scott. “Buffalo Hunt: International Trade and the Virtual Extinction of the North American Bison.” American Economic Review, no. 101 (2011): 3162–3195.
  42. "Teapot Dome Casts a Broad Shadow." New York Times, January 27, 1924.
  43. "Teapot Dome Seethes with New Scandal." New York Times, December 24, 1924.
  44. Toman, J, and H A. Tewes. Project Rio Blanco Phase 1 Technical Studies. Livermore, CA: Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, 1972.
  45. Uysal, Muzaffer; Fesenmaier, Daniel R.; O’Leary,Joseph T., “Geographic and Seasonal Variation in the Concentration of Travel in the United States,” Journal of Travel Research 32, no. 3 (1994): 61, October 31, 2012,
  46. “Visiting Jackson, Wyoming.” Risk Management 55, 9 (2008): 63. 28 Oct 2012.
  47. Williams,Timothy "Brutal Crimes Grip Indian Reservation". The New York Times, February 2nd 2012.
  48. Wischmann, Lesley. "Separate Lands for Separate Tribes: The Horse Creek Treaty of 1851." Wyohistory. Accessed November 1, 2012. http://www.wyohistory.org/essays/horse-creek-treaty.
  49. “Wyoming Oil Now in Standard’s Hands.” New York Times (January 3, 1921): 12.



  1. Bancroft, Hubert. History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming (San Francisco:History co, 1992)
  2. Bartlett, I.S. History of Wyoming v.3. Chicago: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1918.
  3. Cooper, Frederic T. Some American Story Tellers. (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1911). 267.
  4. Ellwood, David. “The Movies as History: Visions of the Twentieth Century.” England: Sutton Press (2000).
  5. Flexner, Eleanor. Century of Struggle: the Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1975.
  6. Grinnell, George. The Cheyenne Indians. South Korea: World Wisdom, 2008.
  7. Herbert, Grace. The Government of Wyoming: the History, constitution, and administrative affairs (San Francisco: The Whitaker and Ray Company Incorporated, 1990)
  8. Hunt, Lester C. Wyoming Writer’s Project. New York: Oxford University Press, 1941.
  9. Jameson, W.C. Butch Cassidy: Beyond the Grave. United Kingdom: Taylor Trade Publishing, 2012.
  10. Jordan-Bychkov, Terry. “North American Cattle-Ranching Frontiers: Origins, Diffusion and Differentiation.” Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press (1993).
  11. Knappman, Elizabeth and Kathryn DuPont. Women’s Suffrage in America. New York: Facts on File, 1992.
  12. Knobloch, Frieda. Creating the Cowboy State: Culture and Underdevelopment in Wyoming since 1867. The Western Historical Quarterly 32.2 (2001): 201-221.
  13. Larson, T.A. History of Wyoming. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1965.
  14. Lawrence, Elizabeth Atwood. Rodeo: An Anthropologist looks at the Wild and the Tame. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1982.
  15. Mead, Rebecca J. How the Vote Was Won: Woman Suffrage in the Western United States, 1868-1914. New York: New York University Press, 2004.
  16. Meagher, Margaret Mary. “The Bison of Yellowstone National Park.” National Park Service Scientific Monograph Series, no. 1 (1973).
  17. Meter, Larry A. Women Win the Vote: the Hard-Fought Battle for Women’s Suffrage. New Jersey: Enslow Publishers, 2009.
  18. Miles, John. Guardian of the Parks: A History of the National Parks and Conservation Association. Chicago: Taylor & Francis Group, 1995.
  19. Moses, L.G. "Wild West Shows and the Image of American Indians" 1883-1933 (New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1996).
  20. National Parks and Conservation Association. Interpretation: Key to the Park Experience. Washington: National Parks and Conservation Association: 1988
  21. National Parks and Conservation Association. The National Park Service: Its Organization and Employees. Washington: National Parks and Conservation Association: 1988.
  22. Newhall, Nancy. Adams, Ansel. The Tetons and the Yellowstone. 5 Associates, Redwood City, CA. 1970
  23. Niethammer, Carolyn. Daughters of the Earth. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1977.
  24. Noggle, Burl. Teapot Dome: Oil and Politics in the 1920’s. Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1962.
  25. Oil Land Leasing Act of 1920: with amendments and other laws relating to mineral lands. Washington: U.S. G.P.O. 1968.
  26. Overton, Richard C., Burlington West (Harvard: Harvard University Press, 1941).
  27. Overton, Richard C., Burlington Route (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965).
  28. Patterson, Richard. Butch Cassidy: A Biography. United States: University of Nebraska Press, 1999.
  29. Peterson, Judy Monroe. The Nineteenth Amendment: Women’s Right to Vote. New Jersey: Enslow Publishers, 1998.
  30. Rollins, George. The Struggle of the Cattleman, Sheepman and Settler for Control of Lands in Wyoming, 1867-1910. New York: New York Times Company, 1979.
  31. Rydell, Kiki Leigh, and Mary Shivers Culpin. Managing the "Matchless Wonders": A History of Administrative Development in Yellowstone National Park, 1872-1965. Yellowstone National Park, WY: National Park Service, Yellowstone Centre for Resources, 2003.
  32. Saylor, David. Jackson Hole, Wyoming, In the Shadow of the Tetons. University of Oklahoma Press. Norman, Oklahoma. 1970
  33. Shaughnessy, Jack, and R H. Butcher. "Geology of Project Wagon Wheel Nuclear Stimulation Project." Four Corners Geological Society Memoir Book (1972): 185-196.
  34. Smith, Duane. Rocky Mountains West. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992.
  35. Sneider, Allison L. Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870-1929. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
  36. Stanton, Elizabeth., Anthony, Susan., and Gage, Matilta. History of Woman Suffrage. New York: Arno and The New York Times, 1969.
  37. Thorburn, Ryan. "Black 14:The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Wyoming Football" New York: Burning Daylight, 2009.
  38. Woods, Lawrence M. The Wyoming Country Before Statehood. Worland: Worland Press, 1971.
  39. Wyoming Writer’s Project. Wyoming: A Guide to its History, Highways, and People. New York: Oxford University Press, 1941.



  1. Bagley, Will. "South Pass." WyoHistory.org. N.p., 2010. Web. 01 Nov. 2012. http://www.wyohistory.org/essays/south-pass?page=show.
  2. Buffalo Bill Historical Centre. "Documenting the life and times of an American icon." The William F. Cody Archive. Accessed October 28, 2012.http://codyarchive.org/life/wfc.bio. 00002.html.
  3. “The Burlington Route: Wyoming’s Second Transcontinental Railroad,” Gregory Nickerson, Wyoming Historical Society, Accessed October 18th, 2012, http://www.wyohistory.org/essays/burlington-route-wyoming’s-second-transcontinental-railroad.
  4. Houze, Lynn Johnson. WyoHistory.org | The Online Encyclopedia of Wyoming History. June 23, 2012. http://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/park-county-wyoming?page=3 (accessed November 1, 2012).
  5. Google. “Wyoming PBS: Hollywood Theatre.” Last modified November 3, 2012. http://www.wyoptv.org/programming/viewprogram.php?id=3563&aid=6000.
  6. Gourley, Bruce. “Yellowstone History”. http://yellowstone.net/history/
  7. Massey, Garth M. "Making Sense of Work on the Wind River Indian Reservation." American Indian Quarterly 28, no. 3 (Fall 2004
  8. Murphy, Warren. "The Reverend John Roberts, Missionary to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Tribes." Wyoming State Historical Society. http://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/reverend-john-roberts
  9. National Park Service. “Yellowstone Bison.” Yellowstone National Park. Last modified October 18, 2012. http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/bison.htm.
  10. National Park Service. “Wolf Restoration.” Yellowstone National Park. Last modified October 18, 2012. http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/wolfrest.htm.
  11. Noble, Ann C. "The Wagon Wheel Project ." Wyoming Historical Society. http://www.wyohistory.org/essays/wagon-wheel-project.
  12. Roberts, Phil. “The Teapot Dome Scandal,” wyohistory, accessed October 29, 2012, http://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/teapit-dome-scandal.
  13. State of Wyoming. "The Old West Continues." Welcome to the State of Wyoming. Last modified 2012. http://www.wyoming.gov/history.aspx.
  14. Western, Samuel. “The Mineral Leasing Act of 1920: The Law that Changed Wyoming’s Economic Destiny.” 2012. http://www.wyohistory.org/print/essays/mineral-leasing-act-1920 (accessed October 31, 2012)
  15. "William F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody." Buffalo Bill Historical Centre. http://www.bbhc.org/explore/buffalo-bill/research/buffalo-bill/.
  16. Wischmann, Lesley. “Separate lands for separate tribes: The Horse Creek Treaty of 1851.” WyoHistory.org (2010): 1-3. Accessed Sunday October 28th 2012 http://www.wyohistory.org/essays/horse-creek-treaty
  17. “Wyoming’s e-Government Site,” Wyoming State Library, State of Wyoming 2012. www-wyoming.gov
  18. Wyoming Office of Tourism, 2012 (accessed October 30, 2012), www.wyomingtourism.org
  19. Wyoming State Historical Society. "Owen Wister: Inventor of the Good-guy Cowboy." Accessed October 25, 2012. http://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/owen-wister.
  20. Wyoming State Historical Society. "Johnson County, Wyoming." Accessed October 25, 2012. http://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/johnson-county-wyoming?page=3.
  21. Wyoming Tourism Board, "Wind River Reservation". www.wyomingtourism.org/travelguide/detail/wind-river-reservation/31500.