Combined Arms Research Library
How to Find Information on the Lewis and Clark Expedition: A Pathfinder
This guide will introduce some of the resources available on the LEWIS & CLARK EXPEDITION OF 1804-1806. The various types of library materials useful in research are described along with some examples of each type. This guide is not a comprehensive listing of sources, but is intended to be a starting point from which readers can begin their research according to their specific needs.
There are a number of primary and secondary sources on the expedition. Primary sources include:
Examples of secondary sources are:
To find other titles that may be in CARL's collection, search the CARL Online Catalog. Use the subject keywords: Lewis Clark Expedition.
INDEXES AND ABSTRACTS
These resources will provide citations to articles and reports on specific topics. Some journals also have their own consolidated indexes and can be a valuable source for information. These online sources are available from Fort Leavenworth or CARL computers.
A few of the many on military history, these sites have both good content and links to other sites.
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Last Reviewed: March 9, 2012