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ABOUT LANCER
   
  About Lancer - a summary
   
  Articles about and Reviews of Lancer
   
  Episode Guide
   
  Episode Transcripts
   
   
   
 
 
ACTORS
   
  Andrew Duggan entry at IMDB and Wikipedia
   
  Elizabeth Baur entry at IMDB
   
  James Stacy entry at IMDB and Wikipedia
   
  Paul Brinegar entry at IMDB and Wikipedia
   
  Wayne Maunder entry at IMDB and Wikipedia
   
   
   
 
 
FANFICTION ARCHIVES
   
  Multi-author Archives
    The main Lancer Fanfic Archive
    Home page of this archive
    Lancer on fanfiction. net
     
  Individual Authors' Sites
    Deb B.
    Marilyn
    Shelley
    Starry Diadem
    Whistle
     
  Yahoo Archive Groups
Annexes to the Lancer Library.
(Posting is limited to librarian updates and card catalogue information only. Fiction is stored in the Files section under the author's name)
    Green River Annex - for authors A - G
    Morro Coyo Annex - for authors H - M
    Spanish Wells Annex - for authors N - Z
    Spanish Wells Annex 2 - more authors N - Z
     
     
     
 
 
WRITING GROUPS
   
Lancer-Specific
  LiveJournal
    Lancerlovers
    The_Lancers
     
  Yahoo
    LancerAfterDark - slash fiction
    LancerFanfiction - general fiction
    Lancer Writers - general fiction
     
     
     
 
 
WRITING : HISTORICAL SOURCES
   
  American West - general sites
    American West huge resource site covering the pioneering days
    Asian-American History Timeline
    Grabhill's Photographic Library of the OId West
    Lancer Library - Yahoo group hosting information about the old west.
    Legends of America - very good site with lots of historical articles and information on the old west.
    Making of America - Cornell's online collection of documents and journals
    Western Movement - chronicles of the pioneer movement across America. Masses of links here - sadly not all are live.
     
  Boston
    Boston History and Architecture
    Boston Information - Directories and Street Maps
    Harvard Archives
    Harvard Class Catalogue for 1862-63 Academical year.
Probably the year Scott would have been a freshman. This gives details of the entrance examination requirements and the curricula for all the classes for that year.
   
  California
    California Cattle Boom 1849-62
    California Gold Rush
    California Gold Rush - 1849 map for prospectors
    California Historical Society
    California - History of Transportation and Communication - ships, stage, railroad etc
    California's Native Americans
    California State-wide Database
    California Timeline
    History of California (Wikipaedia)
    Indigenous Peoples of California (Wikipaedia)
    Monterey County Historical Society
    San Francisco History links
     
  Civil War
    From Cotton to T-Shirts: The Role of Cotton in the Civil War
    Civil War in Richmond, Virginia
    Civil War Medicine
    Shotgun's Home of the American Civil War
    Understanding the 14th Amendment - Rights of Former Slaves
(with thanks to Elizabeth at the Social Studies Help Center )
     
  Clothing
    19th Century Gentleman
    Brooks Brothers
    Cowboy Dress, Arms and Equipments as used in the Little Missouri Range Country and the Medora Area in the 1880s by Don Rickey (.pdf file)
    Harper's Bazar (later, Bazaar)
    Vaquero clothing
    Victorian Fashions and Costumes from Harper's Bazar
     
  Cowboys/Vaqueros
    Cowboys - Wikipaedia
    Cowboys - complied from various sources
    Vacquero - history of the vacquero (links to .pdf book). The whole site very interesting for Spanish/American perspective, although focused on New Mexico.
     
  Cowboy Terminology/Glossaries
    Compiled Glossary
    Spanish Glossary
    Individual glossaries:
People
Horses and their gear etc
A Cowboy's Personal Gear
Saddles and Tack Glossary
Cattle Glossary
Western Slang
Another Cowboy Slang list
     
  Dictionary of Americanisms
    A downloadable .pdf of a dictionary compiled in 1859. Lots of New England phrases and words
   
  Food
    1890s Kitchen
    Civil War Eating Ware
    The Food Timeline - pioneer, Civil War, Cowboy and Victorian foods
     
  Guns
    Gun Basics
    Wiki entries for
Carbine
Colt Single Action Army revolver and Handgun That Won The West
Colt Navy Revolver
Deringer
Henry Rifle
Revolvers explains double and single actions
Rifle
Winchester Rifle
     
  Horses
    Horses : A writer's guide
     
  Lancer Hacienda
Rancho San Carlos, built in the 1920s near Carmel, was the Lancer hacienda. Set in the Santa Lucia preserve, it serves today as the club house for a gated community.
    Lancer Hacienda - Geraldine's research on the Hacienda, photos and suggested floor plans.
    The Santa Lucia Preserve
     
  Lancer Ranch Location
    Research by Ros and Linda on a possible location for the ranch
     
  Law
    Law in the Western United States
     
  Maps
    California 1873 (David Rumsey Collection)
    California 1895 Atlas
    California Gold Rush - 1849 map for prospectors new
    California Mining Maps
    David Rumsey Collection of historical maps
    Library of Congress Map Collections
     
  Money
    Costs and Comparisons - information on things like pay, how much things cost, the buying power of a dollar at various dates etc
     
  Newspapers and Journals
    California Digital Newspaper Collection
    Chronicling America - Library of Congress searchable online database
    Historical Newspapers On-line maintained by Penn University
     
  Politics
    History of the 14th Amendment, post Civil War. More links inside the article. (Thanks to Miss Morales' pupils for the link)
   
  Reference Book List
    Useful reference books, reviewed and rated by fanfic writers
   
Transport
    Railroads
    California State Railroad Museum
    California Railroads
    Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum - a treasure trove of a site about the Transcontinental Railroad. Click on the History tab for dozens of documents on the building of the railroad, ephemera, guidebooks, timetables and 19C accounts of travelling across America
    Chinese Immigration and the Transcontinental Railroad
    North American Railroads
    Pacific South West Railroad Museum
    (The) Real Cross Creek
    (The) Transcontinental Railroad
    (The) Traveller's Guide to Trains 1871 (.pdf file)
     
    Stagecoach
    Butterfield Overland Mail See here for images
    Butterfield Overland Mail in California (with stations listed and distances between them)
    Stagecoach horse harness
    Stagecoach parts
    Stagecoach Travel The Over-Land site - a treasure trove of Western information.
    Wells Fargo history - Wikipaedia
     
    Wagons and buggies
    Buggy Diagram
    Wagon Parts
     
  Spanish Names
    Construction of Family Names
    Boys' Names
    Girls' Names
    Surnames
     
     
 
 
Writing Resources - Technical
    Common Errors In English
     
    World Wide Words - a site on the meaning and derivation of words and phrases.
     
    Wonderful World of Editing - advice on grammar and punctuation
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

If you want to add links to useful sites and information, or more fanfiction/fan sites, then please email Starry Diadem with the url.

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