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Chateau De Mores Lesson 1 - Suggested Reading

Resource List for North Dakota History Educators

Burdick, Usher L. Marquis de Mores at War in the Badlands. Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1929.

Dresden, Donald W. Marquis de Mores: Emperor of the Bad Lands. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1970. (Out of print)

Goplen, Arnold O. The Career of the Marquis de Mores in the Badlands of North Dakota. Bismark: State Historical Society of North Dakota, 1994.

Heidenreich-Barber, Virginia, ed. Aristocracy on the Western Frontier: The Legacy of the Marquis de Mores. Bismarck: State Historical Society of North Dakota, 1994.

Reid, Russell. “The De Mores Historic Site.” North Dakota Historical Quarterly 8, no. 4 (July 1941) 272-283.

Saum, Lewis O. “The Marquis de Mores: Instrument of American Progress.” North Dakota History 36, no. 2 (Spring 1969) 140-161.
----- . “Mores and the Romantic Re-assertion.” North Dakota History 39, no.4 (Fall 1972) 4-15.

Tweton, D. Jerome. “The Marquis de Mores and His Dakota Venture: A Study in Failure.” Journal of the West, 6 (October 1967) 521-534.

Tweton, D. Jerome. The Marquis de Mores: Dakota Capitalist, French Nationalist. Fargo: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1972. (Out of print)

Will, George F. “Marquis de Mores in North Dakota.” Translates from the French. North Dakota Historical Quarterly 8, no. 1 (October 1940) 3-23. (Note; this has many inaccuracies but does give some insight into De Mores’s thought process.)

Suggested Reading on:

North Dakota, the Badlands of North Dakota, Ranchers, Theodore Roosevelt, and others.

Albers, Everett C. and D. Jerome Tweton, eds. The Cowboys and Ranchers. Fessenden, ND: Grass Roots Press, 1999.

Atherton, Lewis. The Cattle Kings. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press. 1972. (Originally printed 1961 by Indiana University Press.)

Broach, Elise L. “Angels, Architecture, and Erosion – The Dakota Badlands as Cultural Symbol.” North Dakota History 59, no. 1 (Winter 1992) 2-15.

DeGrummond, Jane Lucas. “Cayetana Susana Bosque Y Fanqui, ‘A Notable Woman’”. Louisiana Historical Association 23, no. 3 (Summer 1982) 277-294. (Medora von Hoffman’s maternal grandmother.)

Dary, David. Cowboy Culture; A Saga of Five Centuries. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas. 1989.

Drache, Hiram M. “The Economic Aspects of the Northern Pacific Railroad in North Dakota.” North Dakota History 34, no. 4 (Fall 1967) 320-372.

Fletcher, Robert S. “That Hard Winter in Montana, 1886-1887.” Agricultural History IV, no. 4 (October 1930) 123-130.

Hagen, Olaf T. and Ray H. Mattison. “Pyramid Park – Where Roosevelt Came to Hunt.” North Dakota History 19, no. 4 (October 1952) 215-239.

Hagedorn, Hermann. Roosevelt in the Badlands. Medora, ND: Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association. (First published in 1921, publisher unknown.)

Hendrickson, Kenneth E. Jr. “Relief for Youth: The Civilization Conservation Corps and the National Youth Administration in North Dakota.” North Dakota History 48, no. 4 (Fall 1981) 17-27.

Huidekoper, A. C. My Experiences and Investment in the Bad Lands of North Dakota and Some of the Men I Met There. Ms, SHSND, 31. (This has also been published but unknown by who)

Huidekoper, A. C. “With the Round-Up.” North Dakota History 19, no. 1 (January 1952) 5-23.

Koucky, Rudolph W. “The Buffalo Disaster of 1882.” North Dakota History 50, no. 1 (Winter 1983) 23-30.

Lamar, Howard Roberts. Dakota Territory. Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo. 1997. (Originally published 1956 by Yale University Press.)

Mathes, Valerie Sherer. “Theodore Roosevelt as a Naturalist and Bad Lands Rancher.” North Dakota History 53, no. 3 (Summer 1986) 2-13.

Mattison, Ray H. “Roosevelt and the Stockmen’s Association, part 1.” North Dakota History 17, no. 2 (April 1950) 73-95.
-----. “Roosevelt and the Stockmen’s Association, part 2.” North Dakota History 17, no. 3 (July 1950) 177-207.
-----. “ Ranching in the Dakota Badlands, part 1.” North Dakota History 19, no. 2 (April 1952) 93-128.
-----. “Ranching in the Dakota Badlands, part 2.” North Dakota History 19, no. 3 (July 1952) 167-206.
-----. “Roosevelt’s Dakota Ranches.” North Dakota History 22, no. 4 (October 1955) 147- 161.
-----. “Roosevelt’s Elkhorn Ranch.” North Dakota History 27, no.2. (Spring 1960) 51-65.
McLaughlin, Castle. “Badlands Broomtails: The Cultural History of Wild Horses in Western North Dakota.” North Dakota History 58, no. 2 (Spring 1991) 2-19.
-----. “The Big Lease: Confined-range Ranching on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, 1910-1950.” North Dakota History 61, no. 4 (Fall 1994) 2-19.

Nelson, Gerry. “Roosevelt Ranch Life in the Badlands.” North Dakota History 24, no. 4 (October 1957) 171-173.

Petty, Warren James. “History of Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park.” North Dakota History 35, no. 2 (Spring 1968) 384-441.

Robinson, Elwyn B. History of North Dakota. Reprint. Fargo: Institute of Regional Studies, North Dakota State University, 1995.

Rollins, Philip Ashton. The Cowboy: An Unconventional History of Civilization on the Old-Time Cattle Range. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1979.

Roosevelt, Theodore. Hunting Trips of a Ranchman and The Wilderness Hunter. New York: Modern Library. 1998.

Roosevelt, Theodore. Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press. 1983.

Shafer, George F. “Cattle Ranching in McKenzie County, N. Dak.” North Dakota Historical Quarterly Volume 1, no. 1 (October 1926) 55-61..

Sherman, William C. “Ethnic Distribution in Western North Dakota.” North Dakota History 46, no. 1 (Winter 1979) 4-12.

Smith, Victor Grant. Jeanette Prodgers, ed. The Champion Buffalo Hunter - The Frontier Experiences of Yellowstone Vic Smith. Guilford, Connecticut and Helena, Montana: Twodot Publishing. 1997.

Van West, Carroll. “Reconsidering Western Historic Sites.” North Dakota History 62, no. 1 (Winter 1995) 2-12.

Welsh, Donald H. “Pierre Wibaux, Cattle King.” North Dakota History 20, no. 1 (January 1953) 4-23.

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