Thomas Moran, William Henry Jackson, and Yellowstone National Park Selected Bibliography
The Whitney Western Art Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West suggests the following bibliography for further reading on the artists of Yellowstone National Park.
Anderson, Nancy K. Thomas Moran. Washington, D.C. and New Haven: National Gallery of Art and Yale University Press, 1997.
Barber, John F. Old Yellowstone Views. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1987.
Bedell, Rebecca. The Anatomy of Nature: Geology & American Landscape Painting, 1825-1875. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2001.
Bonney, Elwood P. and Lloyd W. Gundy. William Henry Jackson: An Intimate Portrait: The Elwood P. Bonney Journal. Denver, CO: Colorado Historical Society, 2000.
Clark, Carol. Thomas Moran: Watercolors of the American West. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press for the Amon Carter Museum, 1980.
Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden and the Founding of the Yellowstone National Park. Washington, D.C.: United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1973.
Flores, Dan. Visions of the Big Sky: Painting and Photographing the Northern Rocky Mountain West. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010.
Goetzmann, William H. Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West. Austin, TX: The Texas State historical Association in cooperation with the Center for Studies in Texas History at the University of Texas at Austin, 1993.
Haines, Aubrey L. The Yellowstone Story: A History of Our First National Park. Revised Edition. Yellowstone National Park, WY: Yellowstone Association for Natural Science, History & Education, Inc,; Niwot, CO: University Press of Colorado, 1996.
Hales, Peter B. William Henry Jackson and the Transformation of the American Landscape. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1988.
Harrell, Thomas H. William Henry Jackson: An Annotated Bibliography. Nevada City, CA: Carl Mautz Pub, 1995.
Hassrick, Peter H. Drawn to Yellowstone: Artists in America’s First National Park. Cody, WY: WordsWorth in association with the Whitney Western Art Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 2016. (updated)
Jackson, William Henry. Hayden and His Men: Being a Selection of 108 Photographs by William Henry Jackson of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories for the Years 1870-1878. Compiled by Frank Chambers, Francis Paul Geoscience Literature, 1988.
Jackson, William Henry. Time Exposure: The Autobiography of William Henry Jackson. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1940; reprint, Tuscon, AZ: The Patrice Press, 1994.
Jackson, William Henry, Bob Blair and Howard R. Driggs. William Henry Jackson’s “The Pioneer Photographer”. Santa Fe, NM: Museum of New Mexico Press, 2005.
Kinsey, Joni Louise. Thomas Moran and the Surveying of the American West. Washington, D.C. and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992.
Kinsey, Joni Louise. Thomas Moran’s West: Chromolithography, High Art, and Popular Taste. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2006.
Lawlor, Laurie. Window on the West: The Frontier Photography of William Henry Jackson. New York: Holiday House, 1999.
Merrill, Marlene Deahl, ed. Yellowstone and the Great West: Journals, Letters, and Images from the 1871 Hayden Expedition. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1999.
Morand, Anne. The Poetry of Place: Works of Paper by Thomas Moran from the Gilcrease Museum. New York: American Federation of Arts, 2001.
Morand, Anne and Nancy Friese. The Prints of Thomas Moran in the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art. Tulsa, OK: Thomas Gilcrease Museum Association, 1986.
Peale, A. C. Seeing Yellowstone in 1871: Earliest Descriptions & Images from the Field. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2005.
Poulton, Donna L. and James L. Poulton. Painters of Grand Teton National Park. Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2015.
Sandweiss, Martha A., ed. Photography in Nineteenth-Century America. Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum; New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, 1991.
Truettner, William H. National Parks and the American Landscape. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press for the National Collection of Fine Arts, 1972.
Watercolor Sketches of Thomas Moran: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Introduction by Peter Hassrick. [Moose, Wyoming]: Yellowstone and Grand Teton Association, 1991.
Whitney Gallery of Western Art. Timeless Treasures: 50 Favorites from the Whitney Gallery of Western Art. Cody, WY: Buffalo Bill Historical Center, 2008.
Wilkins, Thurman with Charlotte Lawson Hinkley. Thomas Moran: Artist of the Mountains. 2nd edition, revised & enlarged. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1998.
Prepared by the Whitney Western Art Museum, May 30, 2002. Updated by McCracken Research Library staff, August 2016.