Many people contributed to the development of this website. Their assistance and support are deeply appreciated. Thank you to:
Ronald W. Force, Dean of Library Services
Mary Jane Bailey
Marian Murta Bell
Carolyn Bowler, Archivist
Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. author, Nez Perce Country, Official National Park Handbook and eminent scholar and author of Nez Perce history.
The Department of History and Records Management Services Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Presbyterian Historical Society
Mike Pollastro, Director, Neill Public Library, Pullman, Washington
Washington State Historical Society
Nez Perce National Historical Park, Spalding, Idaho
Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives
Smithsonian Institution, Images and Photographic Services
Dan Gard, Nez Perce National Historic Trail, Project Assistant,
USDA Forest Service, Region One
Susan Andersen & James Baird, grand niece/nephew of Sue and Kate McBeth
Chuck Petras, author of With Perfect Justice, a website featuring Nez Perce treaties and related materials.
Floyd Peterson, Photographer: Photography and Framing
Pat Hopkins, Research Archivist,
Washington State Archives
Among the many scholarly works consulted, two contributions from Dr. Michael C. Coleman of the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland) must be singled out. Presbyterian Missionary Attitudes Toward American Indians, 1837-1893 (Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 1985) and "Christianizing and Americanizing the Nez Perce: Sue L. McBeth and her Attitudes to the Indians" (Journal of Presbyterian History, 1978).