Bibliography for The Snake Fence

Bibliography for The Snake Fence


Primary Sources:

 Christopher Gist’s Journals: published posthumously by A. H. Clark Co., 1893

Heckwelder, John: History, Manners, and Customs of the Indian Nations Who Once Inhabited Pennsylvania (lived 1743-1823) A Heritage Classic, 1876

Minutes of the Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures, 1756-1764, Haverford College Library Special Collection, Haverford College

Minutes of the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania, 1750-1760, Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Monthly Meeting Minutes 1750-1760, assorted Meetings in Pennsylvania, Friends Library, Swarthmore College

Pennsylvania Gazette, published by B. Franklin, 1754-1758

Smith, William: “A Brief View of the Conduct of Pennsylvania for the Year 1755”  Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College

Thompson, Charles: “Causes of the Alienation of the Delaware and Shawanese Indians,”  1755.  Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College


A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas, 1829  Haverford Library Special Collection, Haverford College

Adams, James T.: Atlas of American History,  C. Scribner’s Sons,1943. McCabe Library, Swarthmore College

American Heritage Pictorial Atlas of United States History, McCabe Library, Swarthmore College

Banks, Arthur, World Atlas of Military History, Vol. 2   Hippocrene Books, 1973. McCabe Library, Swarthmore College

Crown Collection of American Maps, the King’s Manuscripts, British Library, London,  U.K.

Evans: “Map of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, 1749” Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College

Kitchen, Thomas: “Map of the Province of Pennsylvania, 1756”

Miller, Theodore R., Graphic History of the Americas, J. Wiley, 1969. McCabe Library, Swarthmore College

“Pennsylvania: A Map of that Part of Pennsylvania Now the Principle Seat of War in America”  (not dated) Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College

Scull, Nicholas: “A Map of Pennsylvania, 1770” Scottish National Library, Edinburgh, Scotland,

Wallace, Paul: Indian Paths of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1998

Secondary Sources:

Anderson, Fred: Crucible of War, Vintage Books, 2000

Boorstin, Daniel J.: The Americans, The Colonial Experience, Vintage Books, 1964

Brinton, Howard H.: Friends for 300 Years, Harper and Brothers, 1952

Butler, William: The Butler Family: The Butler Family Association, 1982

Cobleigh, Rolfe: Handy Farm Devices and How to Make Them, The Lyons Press, 1996

Comfort, William Wistar: The Quaker Way of Life, American Friends Service Committee, 1952

Coyle, Harold: Savage Wilderness, Simon and Schuster, 1997

Darlington, William M., Christopher Gist’s Journals, Heritage Books, Inc., 2002

Dunaway, Wayland F.: The Scotch-Irish of Colonial Pennsylvania, University of North Carolina Press, 1944

Ensminger, Robert F.: The Pennsylvania Barn, Johns Hopkins, 1992

Faragher, John Mack, Ed.: The Encyclopedia of Colonial and Revolutionary America, Da Capo Press, 1996

Holiday, Carl: Woman’s Life in Colonial Days,Dover Pu,blications, Inc., 1999

Hunter, William A.: Forts on the Pennsylvania Frontier, 1753-1758, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1960

Hutson, James H. “Benjamin Franklin and Pennsylvania Politics, 1751-1755”, Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol 93 (1966)

Kelley, Joseph J., Jr.: Life and Times in Colonial Philadelphia, Stackpole Books, 1973

Kline, David: Great Possessions, North Point Press, 1990

Kraft, Herbert C.: The Lenapé or Delaware Indians, Lenapé Lifeways, Inc., 2003

Lemen, Kevin: The Birth Order Book, Dell Publishing, 1985

Levy, Barry: Quakers and the American Family, Oxford University Press, 1988

Martin, Jere: Pennsylvania Almanac, Stackpole Books, 1997

Mullins, Lisa C., editor: Colonial Architecture of the Mid-Atlantic, The National Historical Society, 1987

National Parks Visitors’ Series: Living in Colonial America

 Passenger Pigeons:

Rossiter, Clinton: The First American Revolution, Harvest Books, 1956

Sipe, C. Hale: The Indian Wars of Pennsylvania, Wennawoods, 1999

Smith, Barbara Clark, After the Revolution, Pantheon Books, National Museum of American History, 1985

Smith, Elmer L., Early American Home Remedies, Applied Arts Publishers, 1968

Smith, Elmer L., Early Tools and Equipment,Applied Arts Publishers, 1973

Smith, Elmer L.: Household Tools and Tasks, Applied Arts Publishers, 1979

Stockham, Peter, Ed.: Little Book of Early American Crafts and Trades, Dover Craft Books, 1976

Stranahan, Susan Q.: Susquehanna, River of Dreams, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993

Stotz, Charles Morse: Outposts of the War for Empire, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1985

Tolles, Frederick B.: Meeting House and Counting House, W. W. Norton and Company, 1948

Tunis, Edwin: Colonial Craftsmen and the Beginnings of American Industry, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1965

Tunis, Edwin: Colonial Living, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1957

Waddell, Louis M., and Bomberger, Bruce D.: The French and Indian War inPennsylvania, 1753-1763, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1996

Wallace, Paul A. W., Indians in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1999

 Wilbur, C. Keith, M.D., Revolutionary Medicine, 1700-1800, The Globe Pequot Press, 1980

Wolf, Edwin: The Library of James Logan of Philadelphia, 1674-1751, The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1974

Wood, Jerome H.,  Conestoga Crossroads, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1730-1790 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commision, 1979

Tertiary Sources:

 Carlson, Laurie: Colonial Kids, An Activity Guide to Life in the New World, Chicago Review Press, 1997

 Copeland, Peter F., Early American Crafts and Occupations Coloring Book Dover Publications, 1994

Copeland, Peter F., Early American Trades Coloring Book, Dover Publications, Inc., 1980

Copeland, Peter F., Everyday Dress of the American Colonial Period Coloring Book, Dover Publications, Inc., 1975


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