Western Historical Quarterly

Western Historical Quarterly
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The Western Historical Quarterly strives to be a congenial home for the study and teaching of all aspects of North American Wests, frontiers, homelands, and borderlands. Our mission is to cultivate the broadest appreciation of this diverse history.
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WHQ Articles in Back Issues, 1970 - 1979
Vols. I - X

Volume I
Number 1 (January 1970)

  • "The Frontier and I,” by Ray Allen Billington
  • "A Brahmin in Buffaloland,” by Robert G. Atheran
  • "The Mining Promoter in the Trans-Mississippi West,” by Lewis Atherton
  • "The Westerners: Twenty-five Years of Riding the Range,” by Leland D. Case
Number 2 (April 1970)
  • "Strictly Personal,” by Oscar Osburn Winther
  • "The West and American Cultural Identity: Old Themes and New Variations,” by Mary Young
  • "Mexican Opinion, American Racism, and the War of 1846,” by Gene M. Brack
  • "The American Association for State and Local History,” by William T. Alderson, Jr.
Number 3 (July 1970)
  • "A Western Historian --How He Got That Way,” by John Francis Bannon, S.J.
  • "Western Impact on the Nation,” by Joe B. Frantz
  • "The Canoe Rocks --We Do Not Know What Will Become of Us,” by Ted C. Hinckley
  • "Freighting from Guaymas to Tucson, 1850-1880,” by Henry Pickering Walker
Number 4 (October 1970)
  • "The Many-Sided Frederick Jackson Turner,” by Wilbur R. Jacobs
  • "Patterns and Structure in Western Territorial Politics,” by Kenneth N. Owens
  • "A Portrait of Lot Smith --Mormon Frontiersman,” by Charles S. Peterson
  • "The Senate and Indian Land Titles, 1800-1825,” by Robert W. McCluggage
Volume II
Number 1 (January 1971)
  • "Knights of the Tie and Rail--Tramps and Hoboes in the West,” by Clark C. Spence
  • "Changing Concepts of History,” by John D. Hicks
  • "The Butler at Fort Bridger,” by W. N. Davis, Jr.
Number 2 (April 1971)
  • "A View from the High Country,” by Robert G. Athearn
  • "When Red and White Men Met,” by John C. Ewers
  • "Geographical Knowledge and American Images of the Louisiana Territory,” by John L. Allen
Number 3 (July 1971)
  • "Adventures of a Western Historian,” by W. Eugene Hollon
  • "Herbert Eugene Bolton --Western Historian,” by John Francis Bannon
  • "'Some of Our Best Indians Are Friends...': Quaker Attitudes and Actions Regarding Western Indians during the Grant Administration,” by Joseph E. Illick
  • "Bureaucracy and Reform in the West: Notes on the Influence of a Neglected Interest Group,” by Gerald D. Nash
Number 4 (October 1971)
  • "But for Custer's Sins,” by Robert M. Utley
  • "Public Lands Issues in the United States,” by Paul W. Gates
  • "A History Still Unwritten,” by Avery Craven
  • "Militant Western Labor Confronts the Hostile State: A Case Study,” by George G. Suggs, Jr.
Volume III
Number 1 (January 1972)
  • "Dolls, Vassals, and Drudges--Pioneer Women in the West,” by T.A. Larson
  • "Clio Nodds: Arizona v. California and the Boulder Canyon Act --A Reassessment,” by Norris Hundley, Jr.
  • "The Role of the Army Surgeon in the West: Daniel Weisel at Fort Davis, Texas, 1868-1872,” by David A. Clary
Number 2 (April 1972)
  • "A Westerner, Born and Bred,” by LeRoy R. Hafen
  • "Frederick Jackson Turner: The Image and the Man,” by Ray Allen Billington
  • "Cumberland Gap Versus South Pass: The East or West in Frontier History,” by Jo Tice Bloom
  • "The Humanitarian Generals,” by Richard N. Ellis
  • "Wells Fargo: Symbol of the Wild West?,” by W. Turrentine Jackson
Number 3 (July 1972)
  • "I Discover Western History,” by Ernest S. Osgood
  • "In Quest of the Golden Fleece: Dubois de Saligny and French Intervention in the New World,” by Nancy Nichols Barker
  • "Generals, Indian Agents, Politicians: The Doolittle Survey of 1865,” by Donald Chaput
  • "Serving the Canadian West: The Canadian Northern Railway,” by T.D. Regehr
Number 4 (October 1972)
  • "Growing Up with the Frontier,” by Thomas D. Clark
  • "The Millennium, the West, and Race in the Antebellum American Mind,” by Klaus J. Hansen
  • "Mexican Repatriation Statistics: Some Suggested Alternatives to Carey McWilliams,” by Abraham Hoffman
  • "The Civilian as Indian Agent: Villain or Victim?,” by William E. Unrau
Volume IV
Number 1 (January 1973)
  • "Persistent Frontier: The West in the Twentieth Century,” by Howard R. Lamar
  • "Toward an Understanding of the Western Town,” by Oliver Knight
  • "The Indian and the Frontier in American History --A Need for Revision,” by Wilbur R. Jacobs
  • "The Suggs Affray: The Black Cavalry in the Johnson County War,” by Frank N. Schubert
Number 2 (April 1973)
  • "Go Write a Book: Nez Percé, Horses, and History,” by Francis Haines
  • "Lansford W. Hastings and the Promotion of the Salt Lake Desert Cutoff: A Reappraisal,” by Thomas F. Andrews
  • “Jedediah Smith's First Far-Western Expedition,” by Charles L. Camp
  • "The Interrelationship of Literature, History, and Geography in Western Writing,” by Richard West Sellars
  • "The City and Westward Expansion: A Western Case Study,” by Gilbert Stelter
Number 3 (July 1973)
  • "How I Got This Way,” by Don Russell
  • "Research Opportunities in Western Literary History,” by Richard W. Etulain
  • "The Writings of Brigham Young,” by Dean C. Jessee
  • "Visions of the Northwest Coast: Gwin and Seward in the 1850s,” by Howard I. Kushner
Number 4 (October 1973)
  • "Walter Prescott Webb and Book Reviewing,” by Llerena Friend
  • "The Role of the Frontier in Jacksonian Politics: David Crockett and the Myth of the Self-Made Man,” by M. J. Heale
  • "Benjamin Franklin and the West,” by James H. Hutson
  • "Welsh Settlement in Saskatchewan, 1902-1914,” by Lewis H. Thomas
Volume V
Number 1 (January 1974)
  • "The Insignificance of the Frontier in American History or 'Once Upon a Time There was an American West',” by John W. Caughey
  • "Connecticut's Forty-niners,” by Frances Alida Hoxie
  • "The Bard in the West,” by Richard A. Van Orman
  • "Industrial Revolution in the West: Hardrock Miners and the New Technology,” by Mark Wyman
Number 2 (April 1974)
  • "Reminiscences of a Historian,” by Clifford M. Drury
  • "Friars versus Bureaucrats: The Mission as a Threatened Institution on the Arizona-Sonora Frontier, 1767-1842,” by John L. Kessell
  • "The South and the Pacific Railroad, 1845-1855,” by Jere W. Roberson
Number 3 (July 1974)
  • "Land Space and Civil Society in America,” by Daniel J. Elazar
  • "American Jews in the West,” by Robert E. Levinson
  • "The City in the Westward Movement--A Bibliographical Note,” by Bradford Luckingham
  • "The Mountain Man Journal: Its Significance in a Literary History of the Fur Trade,” by Don D. Walker
Number 4 (October 1974)
  • "A Time of Disintegration: The Coeur D'Alene and the Dawes Act,” by Ross R. Cotronea and Jack Dozier
  • "Pioneer Justice on the Overland Trails,” by David J. Langum
  • "Anglo-American Migrants to the West: Men of Broken Fortunes: The Case of Texas, 1821-46,” by Mark E. Nackman
Volume VI
Number 1 (January 1975)
  • "The Continental Nation --Our Trinity of Revolutionary Testaments,” by John Porter Bloom
  • "Stereotypes of the Mountain Man,” by Harvey L. Carter and Marcia C. Spencer
  • "Herbert E. Bolton and Sources for American Indian Studies,” by Russell M. Magnaghi
  • "A Manuscript Map of an Overland Journey from Salt Lake City to Sacramento City,” by John R. Purdy, Jr.
Number 2 (April 1975)
  • "A Rare and Desolate Land: Population and Race in Hispanic California,” by Daniel J. Garr
  • "Rehearsal for Disaster: Hoover, the R.F.C., and the Banking Crisis in Nevada, 1932-1933,” by James S. Olson
  • "The Written Record and the American Indian: The Archives of the United States,” by Carmelita S. Ryan
Number 3 (July 1975)
  • "New Light on Lewis Garrard,” by Roy W. Meyer
  • "Children and Young People on the Overland Trail,” by Ruth Barnes Moynihan
  • COMMUNICATIONS: "Mountain Man Stereotypes: A Note,” by Wm. H. Goetzmann. A Reply by Harvey L. Carter
Number 4 (October 1975)
  • "Intertribal Warfare as the Precursor of Indian-White Warfare on the Northern Great Plains,” by John C. Ewers
  • "The End of the Trail: The American West of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler,” by Joseph C. Porter
  • "The Pioneer Settler Upon the Holland Purchase, and His Progress,” by Orsamus Turner
Volume VII
Number 1 (January 1976)
  • "The Significance of the Spanish Borderlands to the United States,” by Donald E. Worcester
  • "From Little Bighorn to Little Big Man: The Changing Image of a Western Hero in Popular Culture,” by Paul A. Hutton
  • "Wildlife Diseases as a Factor in the Depopulation of the North American Indians,” by Calvin Martin
Number 2 (April 1976)
  • "Yankton Sioux Tribal Claims Against the United States, 1917--1975,” by Herbert T. Hoover
  • "The Decline of Russian America's Colonial Society,” by B. D. Lain
  • "On the State of Chicano History,” by Juan Gomez-Quiñones and Luis Léobardo Arroyo
  • "Published Source Materials on Native Americans,” by Richard N. Ellis
Number 3 (July 1976)
  • "The Western Fringe of Revolution,” by Lawrence Kinnaird
  • "The Wild West in Norway, 1877,” by Ray Allen Billington
  • "Mexico's Far Northern Frontier, 1821-1854: Historiography Askew,” by David J. Weber
  • COMMUNICATIONS: "A Literary Resource is Lost to the Mountain West,” by S. Lyman Tyler
Number 4 (October 1976)
  • "Mexican Women in San Antonio, 1830-1860: The Assimilation Process,” by Jane Dysart
  • "The Turner Thesis and the Westward Movement: A Reappraisal,” by Jackson K. Putnam
  • COMMUNICATIONS: "To Establish Justice,” by Angie Debo and "The Last Mohican: Reflections on an Argentine Frontiers,” by Eva Scheer
Volume VIII
Number 1 (January 1977)
  • "Prelude to a Pageant in the Wilderness,” by Donald G. Cutter
  • "The High Plains Smallpox Epidemic of 1837-38,” by Clyde D. Dollar
  • "Southwestern Boundaries and the Principles of Statemaking,” by Glen M. Leonard
Number 2 (April 1977)
  • "Massacre at San Pedro De La Cueva,” by Thomas H. Naylor
  • "Social Theory and New Communities,” by Don Harrison Doyle
  • "Cattle Raisers of the Old Southwest,” by John D. W. Guice
  • "Images of the Frontierswoman: Iowa as a Case Study,” by Glenda Riley
Number 3 (July 1977)
  • "Mythologizing Westward Expansion: Schoolbooks and the Image of the American Frontier before Turner,” by Laurence M. Hauptman
  • "Land Speculation and Its Impact on American Economic Growth and Welfare: A Historiographical Review,” by Robert P. Swierenga
  • “Sources for Western History at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter--day Saints,” by Max J. Evans and Ronald G. Watt
Number 4 (October 1977)
  • "Beyond Pedagogy: History Out of School,” by Robert M. Utley
  • "Ethnic Group Settlement on the Great Plains,” by Frederick C. Luebke
  • "Before Skiing Was Fun,” by Jack A. Benson
  • "Americana Collections Reflect Our Continuing Fascination with the Frontier and the West,” by S. Lyman Tyler
Volume IX
Number 1 (January 1978)
  • "A Brief Message for the Young and/or Ambitious: Comparative Frontiers as a Field for Investigation,” by W. Turrentine Jackson
  • "The Kalispel Tribe and the Indian Claims Commission Experience,” by Robert C. Carriker
  • "Memories of a Colorado Boyhood,” by Clarence A. Markham
  • "Ethnohistory: A Better Way to Write Indian History,” by Calvin Martin
Number 2 (April 1978)
  • "Frederick Merk, Teacher and Scholar,” by Rodman W. Paul
  • "William Scully's Irish and American Lands,” by Homer E. Socolofsky
  • "Riders and Reality: A Philosophical Problem in the Historiography of the Cattle Trade,” by Don D. Walker
  • "Californios and the Image of Indolence,” by David J. Langum
  • "Kennecott: Alaskan Origins of a Copper Empire,” by Melody Webb Grauman
Number 3 (July 1978)
  • "The Alaxander James Portrait of Frederick Jackson Turner,” by S. George Ellsworth
  • "A New Look at an Old Field,” by John Alexander Williams
  • "Social Structure and State and Local History,” by Mark Friedberger and Janice Reiff Webster
  • "Soliloquy on State History,” by Joe B. Frantz
  • "On the Writing of State History,” by Russell R. Elliott
Number 4 (October 1978)
  • "The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and the Development of the Taos and Santa Fe Art Colonies,” by Keith L. Bryant, Jr.
  • "The Dark and Bloody Ground of Indian Water Rights: Confusion Elevated to Principle,” by Norris Hundley, Jr.
  • "Sequential Frontiers: The Californian and Victorian Experience, 1850-1900,” by Morris W. Wills
  • "Ledyard and Lapérouse: A Contrast in Northwestern Exploration,” by Donald Jackson
Volume X
Number 1 (January 1979)
  • "A Tenderfoot Discovers There Once Was a Mining West,” by Rodman W. Paul
  • "Voluntarism and Modernization in Portland Jewry: The B'Nai B'Rith in the 1920s,” by William Toll
  • "Spanish Treaties with Indian Tribes,” by Lawrence Kinnaird
  • "Specious Speciation in the Political History of the Alaskan Brown Bear,” by Morgan Sherwood
Number 2 (April 1979)
  • "Immense Dimensions: The Impact of the American West on Late Nineteenth-Century European Thought About Expansion,” by Raymond F. Betts
  • "Conflict Over Conservation: The Reclamation Service and the Tahoe Contract,” by Donald J. Pisani
  • "Church Building and Community Making on the Frontier, a Case Study: Josiah Strong, Home Missionary in Cheyenne, 1871--1873,” by Dorothea R. Muller
Number 3 (July 1979)
  • "George Davidson and the Marine Survey in the Pacific Northwest,” by William F. King
  • "The Mission as a Frontier Institution: Sixty Years of Interest and Research,” by John Francis Bannon
  • "Law and Disorder on the Early Frontier: Marion County, Indiana, 1823-1859,” by David J. Bodenhamer
  • "Community and Conflict in Pioneer Saint Louis, Missouri,” by Ronald L.F. Davis
Number 4 (October 1979)
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