Contributor biographical information for The discovery of the Oregon Trail : Robert Stuart's narratives of his overland trip eastward from Astoria in 1812-13 / edited by Philip Ashton Rollins ; introduction to the Bison book edition by Howard Lamar.

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Introducing this Bison Book edition is Howard Lamar, editor of the Reader’s Encyclopedia of the American West and a professor of history at Yale University.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Stuart, Robert, -- 1785-1848.
Oregon National Historic Trail.
Tonquin (Ship)
Astoria (Or.) -- History.
Pioneers -- Oregon -- Biography.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.