Bolton, Herbert E.
1924 The Location of La Salle’s Colony on the Gulf of Mexico. Southwestern Historical Quarterly 27(3): 171-189.
Bolton, Herbert E. (Editor)
1952 Spanish Exploration of the Southwest 1542-1706 Barnes and Noble, New York (1st edition 1902).
Bruseth , James, Jeffrey Durst and Kathleen Gilmore
2004 Curtis Tunnell and the Discovery of the Palisade Trench at Presidio La Bahía. Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society 75: 71-84.
Bruseth, James E., Jeffery J. Durst, Tiffany Osburn, Kathleen Gilmore, Kay Hindes, Nancy Reese, Barbara Meissner, and Mike Davis
2004 “A Clash of Two Cultures: Presidio La Bahía on the Texas Coast as a Deterrent to French Incursion.” Historical Archaeology 38:78-93.
Bruseth, James E., William T. Pierson, and Ross M. Johnson
Large-Area Remote Sensing Coverage of Archeological Sites with a Dual-Track Cart-Mounted Cesium Magnetometer. Journal of Field Archaeology 32(2): 133-148.
Bruseth, James E., and Toni S. Turner
2005 From a Watery Grave: The Discovery and Excavation of La Salle’s Shipwreck, La Belle. Texas A&M University Press, College Station.
Davis, Mike and Jim Bruseth
2000 Fort St. Louis Archeological Project. Texas Heritage 18(4): 16-20.
De León, Alonso, et al.
1909 Historia de Nuevo León, con noticias sobre Coahuila, Tejas, y Nuevo Mexico. Edited by Genaro Garcia. Mexico.
De León, Alonso
1689 Itinerary of the Expedition Made by General Alonso De Leon for the Discovery of the Bahía del Espiritu Santo and the French Settlement. (Translation by Elizabeth Howard West.)
1973 The Keeran Site: The Probable Location of La Salle's Fort St. Louis in Texas. Office of the State Archeologist Reports 24. Texas Historical Commission, Austin.
1986 La Salle's Fort St. Louis in Texas. Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society 55: 61-72.
2005 People of La Salle's Last Expedition. Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society 76:107-119.
2007 French Ceramics from the Keeran Site, 41VT4: 1950 Excavations. In French Colonial Pottery: An International Conference edited by George Avery, pp. 297-308. Northwestern State University Press, Nachitoches, Louisiana.
Jackson, Jack, Robert S. Weddle, and Winston DeVille
1990 Mapping Texas and the Gulf Coast: The Contributions of Saint_Denis, Oliván, and Le Maire. Texas A&M University Press, College Station.
Joutel, Henri , Johanna S. Warren (Translator), William C. Foster (Editor)
The La Salle Expedition to Texas: The Journal of Henri Joutel, 1684–1687. Texas State Historical Association, Austin.
Peña, Juan Antonio de la
1935 Peña’s Diary of the Aguayo Expedition, translated by Peter Forrestal. Preliminary Studies of the Catholic Historical Society 2(7).
2007 French Pottery from La Belle. In French Colonial Pottery: An International Conference edited by George Avery, pp. 309-348. Northwestern State University Press, Nachitoches, Louisiana.
Weddle, Robert S.
1972 “La Salle’s Survivors.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly Austin: Texas State Historical Association (74):4.
1973 Wilderness Manhunt: The Spanish Search for La Salle. Texas A&M University Press, College Station.
1991 The French Thorn: Rival Explorers in the Spanish Sea, 1682-1762. Texas A&M University Press, College Station.
1992 Spanish Exploration of the Texas Coast, 1519-1800. Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society 63: 99-122.
2001 The Wreck of the Belle, the Ruin of La Salle. Number 48: Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University Press, College Station.
2009 The Wrecking of La Salle's Ship Aimable and the Trial of Claude Aigron. University of Texas Press, Austin.
Weddle, Robert S. (Editor)
1987 La Salle, the Mississippi, and the Gulf: Three Primary Documents. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas.
Itinerary of the De Leon Expedition of 1689
Itinerary of the De Leon Expedition of 1690
Letter of Fray Damian Manzanet to Don Carlos Siguenza
West, Elizabeth Howard
De Leon’s Expedition of 1689: An Annotated Translation. Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association Vol. VIII, No. 3. TSHA Online: www.tshaonline.org/publications/journals
2007 La Salle in Texas: A Teacher's Guide for the Age of Discovery and Exploration. Texas A&M University Press. [Includes lessons and a DVD by Alan Govenar. Ideal for grades 4-8.]
To read more online about Fort St. Louis and the excavations, explore the links below.
La Salle Projects and Fort St. Louis web page, Texas Historical Commission
Handbook of Texas
www.tshaonline.org.html entries on La Salle, Fort St. Louis, and La Belle.
The Virtual Museum of New France, Canadian Museum of Civilization provides more information about La Salle’s earlier explorations http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/
A number of early maps of explorations by the French are provided in: Mapping the French Empire in North America, from the Newberry Library