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 Selected Internet Resources on Daniel Boone (1734-1820) 

  Daniel Boone (1734-1820)

Julie K. Rose, Daniel Boone, Myth and Reality in American Consciousness, Xroads, University of Virginia (Fall 1995).

Daniel Boone, "Daniel Boone Settles Kentucky (c1790's)," Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog, National Center for Policy Research (n.d.).

Theodore Roosevelt, "Daniel Boone's Move to Kentucky (1888)," Marion, Kentucky Tourism Commission (2006).

Jonathan S. Cullick, "The World of Daniel Boone: Robert Penn Warren's Return to Boone Country," Border States: Journal of the Kentucky-Tennessee American Studies Association, No. 11 (1997).

UML Library Articles on Boone

 Selected Internet Resources on Kit Carson (1809 - 1868)

A Ride with Kit Carson  - Harper's New Monthly Magazine / Volume 7, Issue 39, August 1853.

De Witt C. Peters.  "The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself."

Paul Hutton,  "Why Is This Man Forgotten?"

UML Library Articles on Carson

Daniel Boone



Kit Carson

Buffalo Bill Cody

Jack London

The Jack London Online Collection

Jack London, The Literature Network

Jack London International

The Jack London Papers, Huntington Library

Milo Shepard, "The Jack London Story and the Beauty Ranch," an oral history conducted in 2000 by Caroline C. Crawford, Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2001.

Jack London, Recommendations of the Simplified Language Committee of the Intercollegiate Socialist Society, Appeal to Reason (1907).

Reinhard Wissdorf.  "A Surviving - The Short Life of Jack London."

Jack London's Eyewitness Account of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.

Jack London Chronology

The Pessimism of Jack London  - An interview conducted by Emanuel Julius on May 28, 1913.

UML Library Articles on London

Primary Texts

Call of the Wild

The Sea-Wolf

A Thousand Deaths

Love of Life

The Wisdom of the Trail