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Thomas C Danisi
1807 Patrick Gass Journal
Sargeant Patrick Gass, a sargeant with the Lewis and Clark expedition, published the first journal after the return of the expedition. The Library acquired the 1807 edition in 1953 with the $35,000 purchase...
A Map of Lewis and Clark's Track, Across the Western Portion of North America
Facsimile of map showing Lewis and Clark's journey "from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean by Order of the Executive of the United States in 1804, 5 & 6." Indian tribal areas are labeled, streams, rivers,...
A Rare Old Book Reveals an Unsung Hero in Earliest Kansas City History
Illustration, and biographical article about Sacajawea (ca. 1785-1812 ca.), a Shoshone Indian guide on the Lewis and Clark expedition and wife of French fur trader Toussaint Charbonneau (1759-1840 ca.)...
Because of Them
Editorial praising the members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and recounting the triumphs and struggles of their journey.
Title continues, "David Thompson, Thomas Jefferson and the Corps of Discovery traveled similar paths throughout their careers."
In 1797-1798, David Thompson, a fur trader and cartographer for the...
Gass's Journal of the Travels of a Corps of Discovery, from the Mouth of the Missouri through the Interior Parts of North America
Book review of "A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery" by Patrick Gass, "one of the Persons employed in the Expedition." Description of their voyage from Saint Louis along the Missouri...
Give Or Take A Lie Or Two
An article about the conflicting stories of both filmmakers and historians when it comes to the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Blomquist gives examples of several Hollywood films that attempt to portray the...
Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas
Excerpts from the journals of the Lewis and Clark expedition about their encampments at the present site of Wyandotte County, Kansas, at the mouth of the Kansas River.
In the Footsteps of the Third Spanish Expedition: James Mackay and John T. Evans's Impact on the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Author discusses how the Third Expedition of the Missouri Company, conducted in 1795 on behalf of the Spanish by James Mackay and John T. Evans, influenced Lewis and Clark in their preparations for the...
James MacKay: International Explorer
The authors of this article state that the discovery of manuscript collections in both the New York Historical Society and the Illinois State Depository help to give evidence of MacKay's role in the country's...
John Newman: "A Man of Uncommon Activity and Bodily Strength"
A member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition or Corps of Discovery, John Newman is primarily remembered for "his court martial and subsequent expulsion from the Corps of Discovery." The article relates the...
Lewis & Clark's Neglected Stretch of Discovery
Article about the neglect in historical writings of the Missouri discoveries found in the Lewis and Clark expedition, with photos and illustrations.
Lewis and Clark Bicentennial
File contains newspaper clippings, magazine and newsletter articles concerning the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial celebration 2004-06.
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Entire issue of the magazine devoted to aspects of the Lewis and Clark expedition, with numerous illustrations, articles, and maps.
Lewis and Clark in Missouri Part 1: The Missouri River Then and Now
February 1, 2003
This article begins a series of seven to be compiled in a book about the Lewis and Clark expedition. This first one addresses the Missouri River, as it was during the expedition and as it is today, including...
Lewis and Clark Print
Framed (26 in. x 32 in.) and matted print entitled "The Departure From the Wood River Encampment, May 14, 1804" by Gary R. Lucy. Alternate title: "Lewis & Clark; the Journey Begins."
Lewis and Clark Resources
A bibliography of materials related to Lewis and Clark held by the Kansas City Public Library.
Lewis and Clark Voyage to Kaw Point
Article discusses the white settlements west of St Louis visited by Lewis and Clark in 1804. The piece is intended to refute the statement that Lewis and Clark did not see another white settlement after...
Lewis and Clark's French Passport: A Prequel to the Corps of Discovery
This article describes the unsuccessful attempt in the 1740s of the French family Verendrye in trying to find the western route to the Pacific Ocean. The similarities between the later Lewis and Clark...
Moonlighting on the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Article discusses the importance of the fur trade before, during, and after the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Includes a full-page chart of "Beaver Caught and Killed by the Corps of Discovery" members while...
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