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The spring Overland Journal cover

I’ve been saving this image for years, just waiting for the right Overland Journal to come along. The focus of the spring issue is Council Bluffs, Iowa, the site of the upcoming annual conference, but none of the articles specifically … Continue reading

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Catching up

Yikes! I can’t believe it’s been so long since I last updated. Here are few things I’ve been working on. I continue to be proud of the new design for Overland Journal—it even inspired another quarterly to take on a … Continue reading

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Happy feedback on a cover

From the editor of Overland Journal, on the winter 2015 issue: The cover is totally stunning! Here’s the caption on the image: Star Peak, at 9,863 feet, is the highest peak in the Humboldt Range in Pershing County, north-central Nevada. … Continue reading

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Grrrrr

The winter issue of Overland Journal is at press! One of the articles, “A New Eldorado in California, 1849,” is a chapter from a book that I worked on last year. California Through Russian Eyes, 1806–1848, compiled, translated, and edited … Continue reading

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Cover detail

The Fall issue of Overland Journal is at the printer and will go out to OCTA members the week after Christmas. Bob Clark has retired as the editor–the first time since 2002 that I have not been working for him … Continue reading

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A little twist on the cover

Inspired by the covers of women’s magazines, I let the subject of the cover illustration take center stage, blocking out part of the masthead. It’s a glorious image!

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St. Louis steamboating

Here is a peek at the cover of the summer 2012 Overland Journal, which uses a scene from St. Louis circa 1874 to illustrate an article on the importance of steamboats in the overland era. The image was quite big … Continue reading

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We work behind the scenes.

I was surprised and delighted to see a mention of one of my projects in the latest issue of the University of Montana’s alumni magazine. (I graduated from UM in 2001.) An Archaeology of Desperation: Exploring the Donner Party’s Alder … Continue reading

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Library of Congress Has Us Covered

For the fall issue of OJ, we used another image from the Library of Congress for the cover. Since the the main article for this issue is “The Old Spanish Trail: John N. Macomb’s 1859 Expedition to the Canyonlands of … Continue reading

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New Overland Journal

The spring 2011 issue of Overland Journal came out last month; here is a look at its mailing wrap. We started using a mailing wrap on OJ a couple of years ago. Prior to that, we did the mailing address … Continue reading

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