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Braun, E. Lucy. Deciduous Forests of Eastern North America. Hafner Publishing Company, New York. 1967.

Breard, Sylvester Q., Jr. "Macrofaunal ecology, climate, and biogeography of the Jackson Group in Louisiana and Mississippi." Unpublished master's thesis, Northeast Louisiana University. 1978.

Brockman, C.Frank. Trees of North America. Golden Press. New York. 1979.

Caplenor, C.D., et al. "Forests of West Central Mississippi as Affected by Loess" in Loess Investigations in Mississippi, Bulletin 111. Mississippi Geological, Economic and Topographical Survey. Jackson, MS. 1968.

Cronquist, Arthur. Vascular Flora of the Southeastern United States, vol. 1, Asteraceae. The University of North Carolina Press. Chapel Hill. 1980.

Duncan, Wilbur H. "Woody vines of the Southeastern States." SIDA vol. 3, No. 1. May, 1967.

Duncan, Wilbur H., and Leonard E. Foote. Wildflowers of the Southeastern United States. the University of Georgia Press. Athens, Georgia. 1975.

Fernald, Merritt Lyndon, and Alfred Charles Kinsey. Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America. Harper & Row, Publishers. New York. 1958.

Gordon, Kenneth L., and John A. Smith. Rare Plant Survey of Homochitto National Forest, Museum Technical Report No. 22. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Museum of Natural Science. Jackson, Mississippi. 1992.

Harrar, Ellwood S. and J. George Harrar. Guide to Southern Trees, second edition. Dover Publications, Inc. New York. A 1962 republication of an edition first appearing in 1946.

Odum, Eugene P. Fundamentals of Ecology, 2nd edition. W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia. 1959.

Thieret, John W. Louisiana Ferns and Fern Allies. Lafayette Natural History Museum. Lafayette, LA. 1980.

Timme, S. Lee. Wildflowers of Mississippi. University Press of Mississippi. Jackson, MS. 1989.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. Silvics of Forest Trees of the United States, Agriculture Handbook No. 271. Washington. 1965.



Fragile Giants: A Natural History of the Loess Hills {of Iowa}

Land of the Fragile Giants: Landscapes, Environments, and Peoples of the Loess Hills {of Iowa}

Loess: Geomorphological Hazards and Processes (Catena Supplement 20) (Hardcover)

Loess in China (Chinese-English Bilingual Edition/1980 Hardcover)

Loess: Its Distribution, Geology & Soils (Hardcover)

Loess deposits of Mississippi (GSA special papers)

Loess and Environment (Catena Supplement 9) (Hardcover)

Landslides in the Thick Loess Terrain of North-West China (Hardcover)

Binney, A., 1846. "A discussion of the fossils and geology of the bluffs of Natchez, on the Mississippi River." Proc., Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., vol. 2, pp. 126-130.

Blum, M.D. et al. "Late Pleistocene evolution of the lower Mississippi River valley, southern Missouri to Arkansas,  Geol. Soc. America Bull. v. 112, no 2, pp. 221-235, February 2000.

Breard, Sylvester Q., Jr. "Paleoecology of a late Eocene (Bartonian) vertebrate fauna, Moodys Branch Formation, Techeva Creek, Mississippi." Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, Transactions, v. 41, pp. 43-55. 1991.

Buckman, Harry O., and Nyle C. Brady. The Nature and Properties of Soils, 7th edition. The Macmillan Company. New York. 1969.

Daly, Eleanor. A List, Bibliography and Index of the Fossil Vertebrates of Mississippi, Bulletin 128. Mississippi Office of Geology. Jackson, MS. 1992.

Dockery, David T., III. "Upper Eocene Carcharodons in Mississippi." Mississippi Geology, vol 1, no. 4. 1981.

Dockery, David T., III, and Earl M. Manning. "Teeth of the giant shark Carcharodon auriculatus from the Eocene and Oligocene of Mississippi." Mississippi Geology, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 7-19. 1986.

Dockery, David T., III. Windows into Mississippi's Geologic Past (Circular 6). Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Geology. Jackson, MS. 1997.

Domning, D.P.  A list, bibliography, and index of the fossil vertebrates of Louisiana and Mississippi. Trans., Gulf Coast Assoc. of Geol. Socs., vol. 19, pp. 385-422.1969.

Hay, Oliver P. "The Pleistocene of North America and its vertebrated animals from the states east of the Mississippi River and from the Canadian provinces east of longitude 95 degrees." Carnegie Institution of Washington, Publ. no. 322, pp. 1-499. 1923.

Hilgard. E.W. Report on the Geology and Agriculture of the State of Mississippi. State of Mississippi. Jackson. 1860

Krinitzsky, E.L. and W.J. Turnbull. "Loess deposits of Mississippi." Geol. Soc. America Spec. Paper 94, 64 p. 1967.

Manning, E.M., and M.B.E. Bograd ."Annotated bibliography of the geology of Mississippi to 1850." Mississippi Geology, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 49-72. 2000.

Pumpelly, R., 1879. "The relation of secular rock-disintegration to loess, glacial drift, and rock basins." Amer. Jour. Sci., ser. 3, vol. 17, pp. 133-144.

Rittenour, T.M., et al. "Fluvial evolution of the lower Mississippi River valley during the last 100 k.y. glacial cycle: Response to glaciation and sea-level change. Geol. Soc. America Bull. vol. 119; no. 5/6, pp. 586-608 May/June 2007.

Russell, R.J. "Lower Mississippi Valley loess." Geol. Soc. America Bull. vol. 55, p. 1-40. 1944.

Saucier, Roger T. Geomorphology and Quatrnary Geologic History of the Lower Mississippi Valley. U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Waterway Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS. December, 1994. (Two volume set available at the Vicksburg District USACE Map Sales Office)

Shimek, B. "The loess of Natchez, Mississippi." Am. Geologist, vol 30, p. 279-300. l902.

Smith, G.D. "Illinois loess." Illinois Agr. Exp. Sta. Bull 490, pp. 139-184. 1942

Snowden, J.O., jr. and Richard R. Priddy. "Geology of Mississippi loess" in Loess Investigations in Mississippi, Bulletin 111. Mississippi Geological, Economic and Topographical Survey. Jackson, MS. 1968

Tuck, Ralph "The loess of the Matanuska Valley, Alaska." Jour. Geology, vol. 46, pp. 647-653. 1938.

Wailes, B.L.C. Report on the Agriculture and Geology of Mississippi. State of Mississippi. Jackson. 1854.

Williams, C.B. et al. "Report on the Piedmont Soils particularly with reference to their nature, plant-food requirements and adaptability for different crops." Bul. North Car. Dept Agr., 36, No. 2. 1915.


At http://pubs.usgs.gov/ha/ha730/ find links leading to information for selected aquifers beneath the Mississippi Embayment:

GROUND WATER ATLAS of the UNITED STATES: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi; HA 730-F, at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ha/ha730/ch_f/F-text4.html

GROUND WATER ATLAS of the UNITED STATES: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee; HA 730-K, at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ha/ha730/ch_k/K-text6.html


The University of North Carolina's "Documenting the American South" at http://docsouth.unc.edu/.

Allen to Eaton, February 7, 1830, Letters received, Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, Chickasaw Agency, National Archives.

Catton, Bruce. This Hallowed Ground. Doubleday & Company, Inc. Garden City, NY. 1956.

Grabau, Warren E. Ninety-eight Days: A Geographer's View of the Vicksburg Campaign. Univ. of Tenn. Press, Knoxville. 2000.

McLemore, Richard Aubrey, Editor. A History of Mississippi, vol 1. University & College Press of Mississippi. Jackson. 1973.

Mehringer, Peter J. Jr. "Weapons of Ancient Americans." National Geographic, vol. 174, No. 4, October, 1988.

Silverberg, Robert. The Mound Builders. Ballantine Books. New York. 1970.

Usner, Jr., Daniel H. Indians, Settlers, & Slaves in a Frontier Exchange Economy. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill. 1990.

Wells, Mary Ann. Native Land: Mississippi 1540-1798. University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, Mississippi. 1994.


Brown, Calvin S. Archeology of Mississippi. University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, MS. A 1992 republication of the 1926 edition.