Barton H. Barbour

Barton H. Barbour, a transplanted New Yorker who has traveled and lived all over the West, has a long-standing passion for Western North American history. He is the author of five books and several articles about fur traders and Indians, and he teaches US History at Boise State University. Barton’s recent research resulted in the publication of Fort Union and the Upper Missouri Fur Trade, and a new biography of Jedediah S. Smith. An engaging and experienced speaker, Dr. Barbour is eager to share his love of the American West with audiences.


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phone: (H) (208) 841-9749
email: rogerthat51@hotmail.com
Presentations
Publications
• Jedediah S. Smith and Marcus and Narcissa Whitman: Mountain Men and Missionaries in the Far West
• Jedediah Smith: No Ordinary Mountain Man
Presentation needs: None
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