Books, Theses & Pamphlets
- "Archaeological Investigations Along the Pend Oreille River, Site 45PO149." Pullman: Center for Northwest Anthropology, Dept. of Anthropology, Washington State University, 1992.
- Arrington, Leonard J. History of Idaho. Moscow: University of Idaho Press, 1994. Two volume comprehensive history of the state.
- Balthazor, Thomas. An Apostle in the Rockies: The Story of Father De Smet, S.J. Notre Dame, Indiana: Dujarie Press, 1961.
- Bamonte, Tony and Suzanne Schaeffer Bamonte. History of Pend Oreille County. Spokane, Washington: Tornado Creek Publications, 1996 . Divided for the most part into the histories of individual towns in Pend Oreille County, this volume explores the early settlement of the county. Well illustrated and indexed, this is a useful source. Also included is a chapter of the Kalispel Indians, the Pend Oreille River, and the county's early industries.
- Bischoff, William Norbert. The Kalispel Country, 1809 - 1903. New York: Clearwater, 1973.
- Boreson, Keo and Warren R. Peterson. "The Petrogylphs at Lake Pend Oreille, Bonner County, Northern Idaho." Seattle, Washington: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1985 . This technical report reviews the petrogylphs at Lake Pend Oreille near the Albeni Falls Dam. Includes an extensive bibliography, photographs, and illustrations.
- Bowler, Bert. "Kokanee Investigations." Idaho Dept. of Fish & Game, 1981. Federal aid to fish and wildlife restoration; lake and reservoir investigations.
- Boyd, Robert T. "The Introduction of Infectious Diseases among the Indians of the Pacific northwest, 1774-1874. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Washington, 1985. This anthropological study of disease among Indians in the Pacific Northwest exhaustively follows the major cause of population decline among native people during the first century after contact.
- Carriker, Robert C. Father Peter John de Smet: Jesuit in the West. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995.
- Carriker, Robert C. . The Kalispel People Phoenix: Indian Tribal Series, 1973 . A somewhat dated but still useful history of the Kalispel people from contact through the 1960s. Covers fur trade, missionaries, dislocation, reservation period and the twentieth century. Includes historical black and white photographs and some contemporary color photographs.
- Chalfant, Stuart A. "Aboriginal Territory of the Kalispel Indians," Interior Salish and Eastern Washington Indians II, edited by David Agee Horr. New York: Garland Publishing, 1974. Traces historic clues to determine the traditional territory of the Kalispel Indians.
- Croy, Paul. Pioneer Hindsight. Published by the author, 1990. Reminiscences by the author of Bonner County, logging in Northern Idaho, and his career as a teacher.
- Cheetham, Robert N., editor. "David Thompson Sesquicentennial," Sandpoint, Idaho, 29 August, 1959. This pamphlet records the celebration of the arrival of fur trader David Thompson to northern Idaho. Included are photographs from the event, a variety of papers presented about Thompson and his impact on the Pacific Northwest, and a bibliography.
- "David Thompson sesquicentennial, 1809-1959, Sandpoint, Idaho, August 29, 1959." Sandpoint, Idaho: Bonner County Museum, 1960. A pamphlet covering the activities and speakers at the symposium.
- Davis, Rees H. "Facts and Information for Settlers and Intending Investors: Kootenai County, Commonly Called the Panhandle of Idaho." Boise, Idaho: R.H. Davis, Kootenai County Republican, 1903.
- De Smet, Peter. Western Missions and Missionaries: A Series of Letters. Shannon, Ireland: Irish University Press, 1972. A collection of often revealing letters written by De Smet as he worked as a missionary in the Western United States.
- Dahl, James Carl. Bonner County Place Names. Pocatello: Idaho State Historical Society, 1969 . Reviews how Bonner County places came to have the names by which they are now known. Includes a bibliography.
- Dingee, Ruby Lusher. Historical Sketches of Pend Oreille County, Washington. Newport, Washington: Miner Press, 1930 . Presents the early history of Pend Oreille county from a booster's perspective. Includes lengthy quotations from newspaper articles and the reminisces of settlers.
- Domitz, Gary and Leonard Hitchcock, editors. Idaho History: A Bibliography, Centennial Edition. Pocatello: Idaho State University Press, 1991 . Extensive listing of books about the history of Idaho. Divided according to region, chronology, and special topics like Indians, Mormons, and women in Idaho.
- Doyle, Randall Jordan. "The Life and Career of Congressman Compton White, Jr. and the Idaho Democratic Party in the 1960s." Ph.D Thesis. University of Idaho, 1996.
- Egan, Timothy. Breaking Blue. New York: Knopf, 1992.
- Fowler, Jack. Looking Back on Schweitzer: The Story of Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Spokane, Washington: Marshall, 1991.
- Giorda, Joseph. A Dictionary of the Kalispel or Flat-head Indian Language. Montana: St. Ignatius Print, 1877, 1879.
- Glans, Roger E. "United States Naval Training Station Farragut, Idaho: 1942-1946." Minneapolis, Minnesota: Farragut Historical Booklet, P.O. Box 33634, 1992. The best available information on Farragut.
- Green, Randall. Idaho Rock: A Climber's Guide to the Sandpoint Area and Selkirk Crest. Seattle: Mountaineers, 1987.
- Greenman & Molyneux. The Idaho Panhandle. Sandpoint, Idaho.: Greenman & Molyneux, 1907.
- "Historic Site Guides of Pend Oreille County." Newport, Washington: Pend Oreille County Historical Society, 1988 . Guide to road trips of historical significance. Includes some primary documents.
- Griva, Edward M. Catechism in the Kalispel Language. NP, 1910.
- Hopwood, Victor, G., ed. David Thompson's Travels in Western North America, 1784-1812. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1971. The journals of the first white to have traveled among the Kalispel Indians.
- Idaho History: A Bibliography. Pocatello: Idaho State University Press, 1991.
- In the Name of the Salish & Kootenai Nation: The 1855 Hell Gate Treaty and the Origin of the Flathead Indian Reservation. Pablo, Montana and Seattle, Washington: Salish Kootenai College Press; Distributed by University of Washington Press, 1996.
- "In the Wake of the Mary Moody: Historic Boat Tours on Lake Pend Orielle." Seattle, Washington: Northwest Interpretive Association, 1991.
- James-Duguid, Charlene. Work as Art: Idaho Logging as an Aesthetic Movement. Moscow, Idaho: University of Idaho Press, 1996. A slim book that uses interviews to explore the everyday lives of independent loggers in the community of Orfino, Idaho.
- Kalispel Indian Community of the Kalispel Reservation. "Corporate Charter of the Kalispel Indian Community of the Kalispel Reservation, Washington Ratified May 28, 1938." Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., 1938.
- Kalispel Indian Community of the Kalispel Reservation. "Constitution and By-laws of the Kalispel Indian Community of the Kalispel Reservation, Washington, Approved March 24, 1938." Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., 1938.
- Killoren, John J., S.J. "Come, Blackrobe": De Smet and the Indian Tragedy. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994 . Focusing extensively on the relationship between Father John De Smet and the Indians he met and preached to, this recent study of the much studied Catholic priest seeks to update and colsoidate earlier studies of De Smet.
- Landreth, Keith, Keo Boreson, and Mary Condon. "Archaeological Investigations at the Cabinet Landing Site 10BR413 Bonner County, Idaho." Report Number 100-45. Eastern Washington University Reports in Archaeology and History, Archaeology and History Services, Cheney, Washington 99004, 1985. This report details the archaeological investigations at the 1882 Northern Pacific Railroad camp at Cabinet Landing. The report includes rich material on the use of Chinese labor by the railroad, material culture, and historical photographs as well as the findings of the investigation.
- Love, Marianne. Pocket Girdles and Other Confessions of a Northwest Farm Girl. Sandpoint, Idaho: Greenhorn Mountain Press, 1994. A memoir of a longtime Sandpoint resident and school teacher.
- Narratives from the Holy Scripture in Kalispel. NP: Montana, St. Ignatius Print, 1876.
- Nelson, Milo G. Idaho Local History: A Bibliography with a Checklist of Library Holdings. Moscow: University of Idaho Press, 1976. Very helpful if dated.
- Panhandle Personalities: Biographies from the Idaho Panhandle. Moscow: University Press of Idaho, 1984.
- Rechnitzer, Paul. "Always on the Other Side": The Story of the Bonner County Ferries published by author, 1990 . Follows the 100 year history of ferry traffic on the Pend Oreille Lake from the mid 1800s to about 1950. Includes a number of photographs, and copies of newspaper articles, advertisements, and maps. History of early settlers like Albeni P. as well as later ferry boat captains.
- Renk, Nancy F. Driving Past: Tours of Historical and Geological Sites in Bonner County, Idaho. Sandpoint, Idaho: Bonner County Centennial Committee, 1991. Six driving tours provide insight into the history of Bonner County including Pend Oreille River, the communities of Hope and Sunnyside, and Priest Lake. Includes several historical photographs.
- Renk, Thomas B. An Archaeological Overview of the Sandpoint Planning Zone, Idaho Panhandle National Forests. Moscow : Laboratory of Anthropology, University of Idaho, 1975.
- Rhodes, Wacele. And Sixteen Came to Dinner: The Farragut Story. 1973. Only available through the Library Archives at Eastern Washington State University, Cheney, Washington.
- Sims, Cort. "The Log Chutes of North Idaho." USDA Forest Service, January 1983. Just about anything one could want to know about log chutes is covered in this report for the forest service from construction, uses, history, related accidents, as well as examples pulled from north Idaho.
- Sims, Robert C. Idaho's Governors: Historical Essays on Their Administration. Boise, Idaho: Boise State University College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, 1992.
- United States Army Corps of Engineers. "Albeni Falls Dam." Seattle, Washington: Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, Seattle District, 1951.
- United States Forest Service, "Northern Region. Timber Management Plan, Sandpoint Working Circle, Kaniksu National Forest, Idaho, 1957." Missoula, Montana: Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Region, 1958.
- Vogt, Hans. Salishan Studies: Comparative Notes on Kalispel, Spokan, Colville, and Coeur d'Alene. Oslo, Norway: I kommisjon hos J. Dybwad, 1940.
- Vogt, Hans. The Kalispel Language: An Outline of the Grammar with Text, Translations, and Dictionary. Oslo, Norway: I kommisjon hos J. Dybwad, 1940.
- Bailey, Reade. "Your Own Private Idaho." Ski 60 1995 .
- Bessler, Chris. "An Interview with Mark Fuhrman." Sandpoint Magazine, Summer 1997. Unhappy with an earlier article published in Sandpoint Magazine "Who We Are" , Fuhrman agreed to talk with editor Bessler.
- Big Smoke. 1969-1994. This publication printed stories by pioneers or their descendants, relating to early days in Pend Oreille County, Washington and can be found at the Washington State University archives.
- Burns, Robert Ignatius. "A Jesuit at the Hell Gate Treaty of 1855." Mid-America, An Historical Review , 1929.
- Clark, Doug. "America File: The Rebirth of North Idaho." Travel Holiday 178 1995 .
- Carriker; Anderson, and Gary Clayton. "Father Peter John De Smet." The Journal of American History 83 1996 .
- Carriker; West, Elliott. "Father Peter John De Smet." The Western Historical Quarterly 27 1996 .
- Carriker; Barnaby, Faherty, William. "Father Peter John De Smet: Jesuit in the West." Pacific Historical Review 65 1996 .
- Compton, Sandy. "Voyage by Water." Sandpoint Magazine, Summer 1998. Explores Pend Oreille Lake as a river highway through the ages.
- Compton, Sandy. "Who We Are." Sandpoint Magazine, Winter 1996. Written in response to the publicity following Mark Fuhrman's move to Sandpoint, Idaho.
- "David Thompson: Fur Trader and Naturalist." National Geographic 189 1996 .
- Elliot, Thomas C. "David Thompson's Journys in the Pend Oreille Country." Washington Historical Quarterly 23 1932 .
- Fritz, Jane. "Land of the Kalispel." Sandpoint Magazine, Summer 1997. A good overview of early Kalispel history.
- Fromhold, J. "David Thompson's Boatmen, 1800-1811." True West 45 1998 . Focuses on the furtrader's opening of the West to the British.
- Jackson, Keith. "Kokanee Kings: Washington Salmon." Outdoor Life 196 1995 .
- Hidy, Ralph. "Lumbermen in Idaho" in The Idaho Heritage, a Collection of Historical Essays, edited by Richard W. Etulain and Bert W. Marley. Boise: Idaho State University Press, 1974.
- Ingbretsen, Roger. "Paddle Poker." Canoe 21 1993 .
- Lahren, Sylvester L., Jr. "Kalispel" in Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 12, Plateau, edited by William C. Sturtevant. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonsian Institute, 1998. An excellent overview of Kalispel history.
- Love, Marianne. "Caught in Time." Sandpoint Magazine, Summer 1996. Covers Ross Hall's stint as Navy photographer at Farragut Training Station. Many of Hall's photographs are featured in this on-line exhibit.
- Love, Marianne. "Sailors Ahoy!" Sandpoint Magazine, Summer 1996. A brief history of Farragut Naval Training Station.
- Renk, Nancy. "Back to Basics: The Lake Pend Oreille Lime and Cement Industry and It's Regional Impact." Idaho Yesterdays 36 Spring 1992 .
- Stein, Benjamin J. "They Don't Hate Me in Sandpoint." The Reader's Digest. 892 1996 . Written in response to the bad press that plagued Sandpoint regarding the Aryan Nations.
- The Bee Hive. A Sandpoint paper published every week day from 1966-1969.
- Bonner County Daily Bee.
- The Bonner County Issue. Published in 1910, this paper was sponsored by the Committee of the Anti-Saloon League.
- Bonner County Progressive. This weekly lasted just one year, 1914.
- The Daily Bulletin. A Sandpoint paper published from 1924-1939.
- Northern Idaho News. 1903-1944.
- Northwest Indian Times. This monthly has been published since 1969.
- The Panhandle Citizen. 1932-1942.
- Pend d'Oreille Review. 1905-1936.
- The Sandpoint Bulletin. A weekly published from 1940-1944.
- Sandpoint News-Bulletin. 1944-1984.
- The Sandpoint Daily Bee. 1969-1988.
- "Buffalo, Blood, Salmon and Roots." Lincoln, Nebraska: Vision Maker Video, 1977. 28 minutes.
- Compton I. White, Jr. Sixteen commercials on one film reel. Available at the Political Commercial Archive, Dept. of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Burton Hall, Norman, OK 73019. Commercials used during White's campaign for the 1966 U.S. congressional election in district 1 of Idaho, Democratic party.
- "Idaho's Inland Seas." Boise, Idaho: Idaho Public Television, 1995. 30 minutes.
- "Sandpoint." Boise, Idaho: Idaho Public Television, 1995. 30 minutes.
- "Sovereign Nations." Spokane, Washington: KSPS Public Television, 1998. 115 minutes.
The following taped interviews are available at the Bonner County Historical Society in Sandpoint, Idaho.
Debbie Ferguson, 5 August 1996, Sandpoint, Idaho. Sandpoint Unlimited; business community.
Flume Creek Oral History, 24 February 1996, Sandpoint Idaho. Narrators include Carl Clizer; Tom Clizer; Ann Clizer; Janet Clark; Jeff Gibbs; Jeff Currey; Beth Doty; Amaryllis Dhaenens; Hannah Currey; Lee Clizer; Kathy Clizer; Randi Currey; Janet Clizer; Wayne Clizer; Lois Clizer; Marty betts; Ken Clark; Chris Sand; Nancy Renk; Thomas Renk. Back-to-the-land movement.
Hazel Hall, 1 August 1996, Sandpoint, Idaho. Photography; Fishing promotion; Farragut; dams; the arts.
Dal and Teddie Hawkins, 26 April 1996, Sandpoint, Idaho. Logging and farming; effects of dam.
Rhonda Livingston, 7 March 1996, Sandpoint, Idaho. Newcomer to Sandpoint; arts in the area.
Harry A. Menser, 12 July 1996, Sandpoint Idaho. Agriculture; Christmas trees.
Virginia Overland, 30 July 1996, Sandpoint, Idaho. Morton area; effects of dams on argiculture; protests against the dam.
Jim Parsons, Jr., 7 March 1996, Sandpoint, Idaho. Growing up in Sandpoint; Flood of 1948; skiing; fishing; realty.
Marilyn Sabella, 16 July 1996, Sandpoint Idaho. Pend Oreille Arts Council.
Harlan and Margaret Walker, 24 June 1996, Sandpoint, Idaho. Talache Lodge.
Diane Williams, 9 July 1996, Sandpoint, Idaho. Clark Fork-Pend Oreille Coalition.
The following taped interviews are available at the Idaho State Historical Society in Boise, Idaho.
Jonathan Coe, 30 April 1999, Couer d'Alene, Idaho. Former director of the Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce; current director of the Couer d'Alene Chamber of Commerce.
Brenda Hammond, 1 May 1999, Sandpoint, Idaho. Former president of the Bonner County Human Rights Task Force; currently the task force secretary.
Paul Graves, 1 May 1999, Sandpoint, Idaho. Original members of the Bonner County Human Rights Task Force; Pastoral consultant.
Robert Graves, 25 April 1999, Longview, Washingon. Stationed at Farragut Naval Training Station.
Gretchen Hellar, 30 April 1999, Sandpoint, Idaho. President of the Bonner County Human Rights Task Force.