Navigator and Glen Eyrie History Reading List

For more information on the history of The Navigators and Glen Eyrie, we recommend the following books:

The Navigators

Amazing Grace, Amazing Hope: The Navigators 75th Anniversary. Colorado Springs: Navigators, 2009.

Downing, Jim. Living Legacy: Reflections on Dawson Trotman and Lorne Sanny. Colorado Springs, CO: DawsonMedia, 2007.

Downing, Jim. The Other Side of Infamy: My Journey through Pearl Harbor and the World of War. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2016.

Fairservice, Sandy. The Asia Legacy II: Stories of Navigator Pioneers. Singapore: Navmedia, 2008.

Fairservice, Sandy. The Asia Legacy: Stories of Navigator Pioneers. Singapore: Navmedia, 2007.

Fletcher, Susan and Luke Flowers, “Extraordinary Navigators: Dawson Trotman and the Beginnings of The Navs.” Colorado Springs, CO: The Navigators History Department, 2011. 

Foster, Robert D. The Navigator. Colorado Springs, CO: Challenge Books, 1983. 

Lian, Patricia. With Eyes Singled To His Glory: 50 Years of God’s Faithfulness. Singapore: The Navigators Singapore, 2012. 

Skinner, Betty Lee. Daws: A Man Who Trusted God: The Inspiring Life and Compelling Faith of Dawson Trotman, Founder of the Navigators. Colorado Springs, CO: NAVPRESS, 1994.

Skinner, Betty Lee. With Integrity of Heart and Skillful Hand: Insights from the Life and Teaching of Lorne Sanny. Telok Kurau, Singapore.: Navigators of Singapore, 1998.

The Glen Eyrie Purchase Story. Colorado Springs, CO: Glen Eyrie, 2013. 

Tift, Laverne. Valliant in Fight: A Book of Remembrance. Fresno, CA: Valliant Publications, 1990.

Trotman, Dawson E., Ken Albert, Susan Fletcher, and Doug Hankins. Dawson Trotman in His Own Words. United States: Navigators, 2014.

Wallis, Ethel. Lengthened Cords:How Dawson Trotman Founder of The Navigators Also Helped Extend the Worldwide Reach of The Wycliffe Bible Translators. Glendale, CA: Wycliffe Bible Translatørs, 1958.

Glen Eyrie

Anderson, George L. General William J. Palmer; a Decade of Colorado Railroad Building, 1870-1880. Colorado Springs, 1936.

Blevins, Tim. Enterprise & Innovation in the Pikes Peak Region. Colorado Springs, CO: Pikes Peak Library District with Dream City Vision 2020, 2011.

Blevins, Tim. Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836-1909. Colorado Springs, CO: Pikes Peak Library District with the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum & Colorado College, 2009.

Cummings, Judy Dodge. Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region. CO Springs, CO: Pikes Peak Library District, 2017.

Fisher, John Stirling, and Chase Mellen. A Builder of the West: The Life of General William Jackson Palmer. New York: Arno Press, 1981.

Jordan, Heather, Tim Blevins, Dennis Daily, Sydne Dean, Chris Nicholl, and Michael L. Olsen. Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region. CO Springs, CO: Pikes Peak LIbrary District, 2017.

Lucey, Donna. Sargent’s Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas. New York, NY: W.W. Norton Company, 2017. 

May, Stephen J. A Kingdom of Their Own: The Story of the Palmers of Glen Eyrie. Colorado Springs, CO: Glen Eyrie, 2017. 

Palmer, William Jackson, and Isaac H. Clothier. Letters, 1853-1868 / Wm. J. Palmer. Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America, 1992.

Wilcox, Rhoda Davis. The Man on the Iron Horse. Manitou Springs, CO: Martin Associates, 1990.