The Chaperon Bibliography

Bates AL. Cylinder timbers. The Waterways Journal. 2003 May 19;25–6.
Bates AL, Neumeier F, epubli GmbH. The Western Rivers Steamboat Cyclopoedium (deutsche Ausgabe) Das original Modellbau-Handbuch für amerikanische Schaufelraddampfer von 1968 von Alan L. Bates. Berlin; 2015.
Bates AL. The western rivers engineroom cyclopœdium. Louisville, KY: Cyclopœdium Press; 1996. 64 p.
Braynaert JA. Chaperon Model Plans. Bogota, N.J.: Model Shipways;
Callan B. History of Green River Kentucky [Internet]. [cited 2017 Jun 25]. Available from:
Corbin A. The Material Culture of Steamboat Passengers: Archaeological Evidence from the Missouri River. New York: Kluwer Academic Publishers; 2000. (The Plenum series in underwater archaeology).
Corbin A, Rodgers BA. Steamboat Montana (1879–1884)—Leviathan of the American Plains. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology. 2007 Mar 1;36(1):59–74.
Corbin A, Rodgers BA. The Steamboat Montana and the Opening of the West [Internet]. Gainesville et al.: University Press of Florida; 2008 [cited 2016 Apr 11]. 143 p. Available from:
Crisman KJ. The Western River Steamboat Heroine, 1832–1838, Oklahoma, USA: construction. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology. 2014 Mar 1;43(1):128–50.
Crisman KJ, Grieco G. The Western River Steamboat Heroine, 1832–1838, Oklahoma, USA: propulsion machinery. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology. 2015 Mar 1;44(1):173–95.
Davis WC. Portraits of the riverboats. San Diego, CA: Thunder Bay Press; 2001. 144 p.
Finn. Steamboat Times - A Pictorial History of the Mississippi Steamboat Era [Internet]. 2011 [cited 2016 Jan 30]. Available from:
Fontenot KP, Brasseaux CA. Steamboats on Louisiana’s Bayous: A History and Directory [Internet]. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press; 2004. XI, 277 S. : Ill. Available from:
Gandy JW, Gandy TH. The Mississippi steamboat era in historic photographs: Natchez to New Orleans, 1870-1920. New York: Dover Publications; 1987. 120 p.
Gilman SH. Steamboats on the western waters. Journal of the Franklin Institute. 1852 Sep;54(3):207–11.
Givens RG, Richey N. Butler County. Charleston, S.C: Arcadia Pub; 2012. 127 p. (Images of America).
Glenn M, Spitzner K. Engineroom Tour [Internet]. Online Steamboat Museum. [cited 2018 Jun 10]. Available from:
Gudmestad RH. Steamboats and the rise of the cotton kingdom. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press; 2011. 280 p.
Harralson AS. Steamboats on the Green: and the colorful men who operated them. Berea, KY: Kentucky Imprints; 1981.
Hesse-Wartegg E. Mississippi-Fahrten: Reisebilder aus dem amerikanischen Süden (1879-1880) [Internet]. Leipzig: Reissner; 1881. iv+354. Available from:
Howland SA. Steamboat disasters and railroad accidents in the United States. To which are appended accounts of recent shipwrecks, fires at sea, thrilling incidents, etc. revised and improved. Worcester: WLazell; 1846.
Hunt RE. Instruction Manual Steam Chaperon 1904. Model Shipway’s Kit #9999 [Internet]. [cited 2016 Jan 25]. Available from:
Hunter LC. Steamboats on the Western Rivers: An Economic and Technological History. 2nd ed. Newburyport: Dover Publications; 1993.
International Correspondence Schools. The elements of marine engineering [Internet]. 1st ed. Vol. 1. Scranton, Pa.; 1897. Available from:
International Correspondence Schools. The elements of mechanical engineering [Internet]. The Colliery Engineer Co.; 1897. (The Elements of Mechanical Engineering; vol. 2). Available from:
International Correspondence Schools. Marine boilers. Marine engines. Western river steamboats [Internet]. Vol. 9. Scranton: International Textbook Company; c1902. Available from:
Jobé J, editor. Raddampfer aus aller Welt. Augsburg: Weltbild-Verl; 1989. 214 p.
Kane AI. The Western river steamboat. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press; 2004. xix+188.
Lees WB, III Arnold JB. Preliminary assessment of a wreck in the Red River, Choctaw County, Oklahoma, USA. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology. 2000 Apr 1;29(1):120–5.
Lewis W. River Palace. Dundurn; 2008.
Manuscripts & Folklife Archives, editor. Green River Research Collection (MSS 77). MSS Finding Aids [Internet]. 2008 Nov 13 [cited 2018 Sep 2];Paper 639. Available from:
Matthews P. Howard Steamboat Museum [Internet]. Matthews Model Marine. [cited 2016 Feb 21]. Available from:
Merrick GB. Old times on the upper Mississippi: the recollections of a steamboat pilot from 1854 to 1863 [Internet]. The Project Gutenberg Edition. Cleveland, Ohio: A.H. Clark Co; 1909. 323 p. Available from:
Morris D. Western Rivers Steamboat Engines [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2016 Jan 29]. Available from:
Norrington K. The Green River Packet Chaperon. The Waterways Journal. 2017;131(6):13–4.
Paskoff PF. Troubled Waters: Steamboat Disasters, River Improvements, and American Public Policy, 1821-1860. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press; 2007. XVII, 324 S. : Ill., graph. Darst., Kt.
Patterson BR. The Great American Steamboat Race: The Natchez and the Robert E. Lee and the Climax of an Era. Jefferson, NC, London: McFarland & Company; 2009.
Petsche JE. Publications in Archeology: The Steamboat Bertrand: History, Excavation, and Architecture [Internet]. 1974 [cited 2016 Apr 11]. 214 p. Available from:
Pollack JC, Woodward RP, Thomas L, Helland P. Mapping Hull Construction and Engineering on a Late Nineteenth-Century Yukon River Steamboat. In: Advisory Council for Underwater Archaeology, editor. ACUA Underwater Archaeology Proceedings [Internet]. 2010 [cited 2016 Apr 11]. p. 173–82. Available from:
Roser M. Human height [Internet]. Our World in Data. 2013 [cited 2018 Sep 2]. Available from:
Thomson D. Steamboat models [Internet]. Dave Thomson Collection. [cited 2016 Jan 25]. Available from:
Twain M. Life on the Mississippi [Internet]. The Project Gutenberg Edition. Boston: Osgood; 1883. 624 p. Available from:
University of Louisville. Howard Steamboat Museum Collection [Internet]. University of Louisville Digital Collections. 2017 [cited 2017 Aug 11]. Available from:
UW-La Crosse Historic Steamboat Photographs [Internet]. Digital Collections University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. Available from:
Wallace J. The Practical Engineer: A Treatise on the Subject of Modeling, Constructing and Running Steam Engines. Containing, Also, Directions in Regard to the Various Kinds of Machinery Connected with Steam Power. Prepared with Special Reference to the Need of Steamboat Owners, Captains, Pilots and Engineers, and Also All Connected with Stationary Steam Engines, on Land Or Water. W.S. Haven; 1865. 438 p.
Ward R. The Tombigbee river steamboats: Rollodores, dead heads and side-wheelers. Charleston [et al.]: History Press; 2010. 224 S. : Ill., Kt.
zu Mondfeld W. Historische Schiffsmodelle: Das Handbuch für Modellbauer [Internet]. München: Bassermann; 2008. 384 S. : Ill. Available from:
zu Mondfeld W. Enzyklopädie des historischen Schiffsmodellbaus: Der Rumpf. Villingen-Schwenningen: Neckar-Verlag; 2009. 218 S. : Ill., graph. Darst. (Schiffs-Modell-Fachbuch; vol. 3.1).
On the Water - Inland Waterways, 1820-1940: River Towns, River Networks [Internet]. [cited 2016 Jan 27]. Available from:
Pilot House, Page 1 [Internet]. The Dave Thomson Collection - [cited 2016 Aug 10]. Available from: