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1. A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists //1873 Mention of the "new" 1873 bridge across the Kaw, or Kansas River.

2. Charles Bent Charles Bent 1997 Biographical chapter in the book about Charles Bent (1799-1847), "fur trapper and trader, Santa Fe trader, part owner of Bent's Fort on the Arkansas [River], and governor of New Mexico." He was a native...

3. Ernest Howard Ernest Howard 1938 Biographical sketch of Ernest Howard, senior partner of Ash-Howard-Needles & Tammen, consulting engineers at 1012 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in Toronto in 1880 and came to Kansas City about 1901 as...

4. Etienne Provost Etienne Provost 1965-1972 Chapter of the book about Etienne Provost (1785-1850), a French Canadian fur trader and namesake of the town of Provo, Utah. Native of Quebec trapping furs by 1815-1817 with the Chouteau family and possibly...

5. Exploring the Kaw Valley Exploring the Kaw Valley 2002 Book details the Kaw River valley areas and includes a short section on the Grinter House with a photograph. Gives the history of the Grinter family and of the historical significance of the home.

6. First and Second Annual Reports of the Geological Survey of Missouri First and Second Annual Reports of the Geological Survey of Missouri //1855 Numerous illustrations in the book by R. B. Price (artist on the Geological Survey of Missouri in 1855) depicting geological features or layers of rock and soil in Missouri, including the Missouri River...

7. High & Rising High & Rising 2001 Book is filled with photographs, personal reminiscences, and information concerning the 1951 flood. It includes a section called "A Long History of Flooding" which tells of other floods in the area (pp....

8. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Mention and biographical sketch of "James Findley[Findlay] of Westport," a clerk at the Delaware Crossing of the Kansas River at Wyandotte, Kansas, in 1858 and "an Indian Trader" with the Delaware and...

9. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Sections of the book about the removal of the Shawnee Indians from Missouri and their missions in Kansas, including the Shawnee Baptist Mission, just south of the Kansas River, in the 1800s, later becoming...

10. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Short description of the early history of the Kansa, or Kaw, Indians in Wyandotte County, Kansas in the early 1800s.

11. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 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.

12. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Description of the town of Secondine, Kansas established about 1854 as the village of Delaware, Kansas (in Wyandotte County) near the Delaware Indian reservation and the Grinter Ferry crossing the Kansas...

13. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Mention of Golden Silvers as "one of the earliest white settlers of Jackson county, Missouri" and an observer of trading posts of the Chouteau family near the Kansas River mouth in the 1820s-1830s.

14. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Short history and anecdote with freight rates of the "Caleece" ferry at the mouth of the Kansas River in 1825-1830, established by Richard Linville and from 1826-1830 operated by "French trapper and voyaguer...

15. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Description of Grinter's ferry across the Kansas River used for Fort Leavenworth, established in 1831 by the family of Moses Grinter, the "first permanent white settler" in Wyandotte County, Kansas, with...

16. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 History of the "Wyandot [sic] National Ferry," established across the Kansas River in 1843 and running until 1855, as the "first public utility in Kansas," with illustration.

17. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Historical review of the ferries of the Kansas River from the first in 1825-1826 to the last in 1887.

18. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Conflict between ferry service and new Kansas River, or Kaw River, bridge in 1866.

19. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Missouri Pacific Bridge across the Kansas River the only of 17 such bridges left standing in 1903 flood.

20. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Chapter of the book about barge navigation and river improvement in the Kansas City area for steamboats and other riverboats on the Missouri River and Kansas River. Describing the physical and financial...