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1. An Oglala Sioux Winter Count An Oglala Sioux Winter Count Winter 1988 An Oglala Sioux winter count transcribed by Mrs. J. F. Waggoner from information provided by Makula, a Sioux medicine man and prophet. The count lists names, places, and other details related to Sioux...

2. Beauvais Rifle Beauvais Rifle Winter 1980 Article describing a rifle made by Renaud Beauvais, a St. Louis-based gunsmith from 1838 until at least 1875. The author states that Renaud was the brother of Geminen Beauvais Jr. and that he was born...

3. Expansion of the Fur Trade Following Lewis and Clark Expansion of the Fur Trade Following Lewis and Clark Spring 2005

4. Fighting the Smallpox Epidemic of 1837-38: The Response of the American Fur Company Traders Fighting the Smallpox Epidemic of 1837-38: The Response of the American Fur Company Traders Winter 1983 Article describes the varied responses of traders working for the American Fur Company at Forts Clark and Union on the upper Missouri River during the smallpox outbreak of 1837 and 1838. A map is provided...

5. Life at Bent's Fort Life at Bent's Fort Winter 1982 Abridged reprint of an article originally published in Forest and Stream magazine in 1910. The article describes day-to-day life at Bent's Fort. Topics covered include: holiday celebrations at the fort,...

6. News from Council Bluffs - 1845 News from Council Bluffs - 1845 Fall 1983 Transcribed letter written by a reporter for the Missouri Reporter newepaper to its editor sometime in June or July of 1845. The letter mentions the arrival of Major T. H. Harvey to Council Bluffs and...

7. St. Louis in 1809 and 1829 St. Louis in 1809 and 1829 Spring 1979 Reprint of a newspaper article first appearing in the September 22, 1829, edition of the Missouri Republican. The author briefly describes the city of St. Louis in 1829 and compares its commercial activity...

8. The American Fur Company The American Fur Company Summer 1985 A transcribed report written by Philander Prescott in 1833. Prescott wrote the report just before the Chouteau family took over the American Fur Company and it describes its history, trade activity, and...

9. The David Adams Journals The David Adams Journals Summer 1998 Transcribed journal entries of David Adams from 1841-1845. Adams was an explorer of the Missouri Valley region and participant in the Western fur trade during this time period. His journal entries describe...

10. The Missouri River Fur Trade in 1860 The Missouri River Fur Trade in 1860 Summer 1995 Brief article focuses upon the activities of Henry A. Boller and his interaction with Native Americans and western fur traders along the Missouri River in 1860. A short biography of Boller is provided....

11. Trading on the Missouri and Upper Mississippi -- 1831 Trading on the Missouri and Upper Mississippi -- 1831 Summer 1966 Transcription of two documents from 1831 that list a geographical outline of trade with Native Americans in Missouri at that time. The documents were taken from the records of William Clark, Superintendent...

12. Weights, Measures and Money in 1800 Weights, Measures and Money in 1800 Summer 1967 A list of international currencies commonly used in the fur trade. Currencies and equivaliencies of China, France, Madras, Russia, and Calcutta are listed. The list was originally written in 1800 by Michael...