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Before Lewis and Clark: Documents Illustrating the History of the Missouri, 1785-1804
Excerpts from letters of French, English, and Spanish emissaries, with edited commentary, concerning the exploration of the Missouri River area before the Lewis and Clark expedition, starting with 1785....
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...
Historian's Corps of Discovery: Ambrose Hopes to Restore the Missouri
December 7, 1998
Photo and biographical article about Stephen Ambrose, a 62-year-old "author and historian" becoming actively involved in restoring the natural condition of the Missouri River following his writing of the...
In Red-Letter Year, History Lives
September 7, 2014
Article documents an event to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Platte County. The event took place at Platte Landing Park in Parkville, Missouri, on Saturday, September 6, 2014. The article states that...
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...
Journal of a Voyage Up the River Missouri; Performed in 1811
Book review of "Journal of a Voyage Up the River Missouri; Performed in 1811" by Henry Marie Brackenridge, or Henry Brackenridge (a lawyer turned writer) about the book author's trip up the Missouri River...
Lewis & Clark Pioneer Adventure
Photos and article about the "AFA's [American Forests Association's] Missouri River Pioneer Adventure, an exciting float trip down 160 miles of pristine waterway" following a section of the Lewis and Clark...
Lewis & Clark's West
William Clark's 1810 master map of the American West is a full-size, color facsimile of the original manuscript map from the Yale collection of Western Americana in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript...
Lewis and Clark Across Missouri: The Journey Begins
Map of the state of Missouri depicting the journey of the Lewis and Clark Expedition from Fort Jefferson at the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, up the Missouri River, from November, 1803 to...
Lewis and Clark Across Missouri: The Journey Ends
Map of the state of Missouri depicting the return journey of the Lewis and Clark Expedition down the Missouri River to St. Louis in September, 1806. Includes dates and locations of each expedition campsite,...
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: New Perspectives
Fall 2003/Winter 2004
Whole issue devoted to Lewis and Clark. Articles include the following: "A St. Louis River Map Guides The Lewis and Clark Expedition;" "Conquering The Lower Missouri;" "Lewis and Clark in Missouri Timeline;"...
Prior Knowledge of Kaw Point Area by Lewis and Clark
Article discusses Lewis' knowledge, prior to the expedition, of the Missouri River at the mouth of the Kansas River and above. Lewis had learned much from the explorations of John Evans, a Welsh explorer...
Article about the progress in exploration and settlement along the Missouri River, with tables of distances and river tributaries along its length "taken from Lewis and Clark's Travels," etc.
The Falls of the Missouri
Article about the waterfalls on the Missouri River, with large photos and history of the river, mostly in the Rocky Mountains, with references to the journal of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
The Wild Missouri: A New Race of Pioneers Braves the Ancient Highway to the West
Article condensed from the "Prairie Schooner," about the "wild Missouri" River and its unstable history since the Lewis and Clark expedition, on a trip on barge from Saint Louis, through Kansas City, to...
Where the River Fits the Song
Illustrations (by Karl Bodmer), map, and article about the upper Missouri River, its early explorations by the Lewis and Clark expedition and the Karl Bodmer and Prince Maximilian expedition, and its present-day...
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