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Botkin, Daniel B. Beyond the stony mountains: nature in the American west from Lewis and Clark to today. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004. 284 p.
   QH104.5.W4B67 2004

Botkin, Daniel B. Our natural history: the lessons of Lewis and Clark. New York, Putnam, c1995. 300 p.
   QH104.5.W4B68 1995
   " ... describes the wilderness of the American West as seen by Lewis and Clark ... and compares it to today's American West as shaped by industrial civilization."

Burroughs, Raymond Darwin, ed. The natural history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. East Lansing, Michigan State University Press, 1961. 340 p.

Criswell, Elijah Harry. Lewis and Clark: linguistic pioneers. Colombia, Mo., 1940. (University of Missouri. University of Missouri studies, v. 15, no. 2) 102 p.
   PE2835.L4C7 1940a
   Includes indexes of all animals and plants referred to in the journals of Lewis and Clark, giving the currently accepted scientific names, the generally accepted common names, and the names or descriptive appellations used by the explorers.

Cutright, Paul Russell. Lewis and Clark: pioneering naturalists. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1989, c1969. 506 p.
   "Plants discovered by Lewis and Clark": p. 399-423.
   "Animals discovered by Lewis and Clark": p. 424-456.
   F592.7.C87 1989

The Herbarium of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Gary E. Moulton, editor. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1999. 359 p. (The journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, v. 12)
   F592.4 1983 vol. 12

Johnsgard, Paul A. Lewis and Clark on the Great Plains: a natural history. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, with the Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, c2003. 143 p.
   QH104.5.W4J65 2003

Munger, Susan H. Common to this country: botanical discoveries of Lewis and Clark. Illustrations by Charlotte Staub Thomas. New York, Artisan, 2003. 128 p.
   QK133.M86 2003

Phillips, H. Wayne. Plants of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Pub. Co., 2003. 277 p.
   QK5.P46 2003

Sivitz, Paul. Discovering the birds and mammals of the Lewis & Clark Trail. Jenkintown, PA, Core of Discovery, c2002. 135 p.
   QL683.L49S58 2002



Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw. Animals on the trail with Lewis and Clark. New York, Clarion Books, c2002. 118 p.
   "Chronology of animal discoveries new to science": p. 108-115.
   F592.7.P37 2002

Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw. Plants on the trail with Lewis and Clark. New York, Clarion Books, 2003. 104 p.
   "Plant specimens in the Lewis and Clark herbarium": p. 91-100.
   F592.7.P376 2003



Burroughs, R. D. The Lewis and Clark Expedition's botanical discoveries. Natural history, v. 75, Jan. 1966: 56-62.

Meehan, Thomas. The plants of Lewis and Clark's expedition across the continent, 1804-1806. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, [v. 50], 1898: 12-49.

Pelczar, Rita. The plants of Lewis and Clark. The American gardener, v. 79, Nov./Dec. 2000: 38-43.

Quinn, C. Edward. A zoologist's view of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. American zoologist, v. 26, no. 2, 1986: 299-306.

Rossi, Linda, and Alfred E. Schuyler. The iconography of plants collected on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Great Plains research, v. 3, Feb. 1993: 39-60.

Rudd, Velva E. Botanical contributions of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, v. 44, Nov. 1954: 351-356..

Spamer, Earle E. A national treasure: accounting for the natural history specimens from the Lewis and Clark Expedition (western North America, 1803-1806) in the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, v. 150, Apr. 14, 2000: 47-58.



Discovering Lewis & Clark
Choose Natural History under Discovery Paths.

In the Footsteps of Lewis & Clark (Sierra Club)
See especially Then & Now.

Lewis & Clark (National Geographic)
Click on images below maps.

Lewis and Clark and the Indian Country: 200 Years of American History
Based on an exhibition originally mounted at the Newberry Library, this website explores how the histories of the United States and that of Indian peoples came together two hundred years ago and how they remain intertwined today.

Lewis & Clark as Naturalists (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History)

Lewis and Clark Education Center
Click on an eco-region to follow the journey

The Lewis and Clark Expedition and the USGS (U.S. Geological Survey)
See especially Science Along the Lewis and Clark Trail and Lewis & Clark Natural History Links.

Lewis & Clark Herbarium (Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia)

Lewis & Clark’s Expedition: Curriculum Ideas & Education Resources

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