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141. Historical Notes and Comments Historical Notes and Comments October//1932 One paragraph about the grave of James Bridger, commonly known as Jim Bridger.

142. Historical Register: Notes and Queries, Historical and Genealogical, Relating to Interior Pennsylvania, Historical Register: Notes and Queries, Historical and Genealogical, Relating to Interior Pennsylvania, for the Year 1883 //1883 Section of the book about the life of Daniel Boone and his family heritage, stressing the researched fact of his birthplace being in Berks County, Pennsylvania, not Virginia.

143. Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 October//1909

144. Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 October 1909 Chronological history of the Kansas City area with descriptions of events and periods from the "beginning" to 1909. Kansas Missouri state boundary discussed as a result of Indian treaties.

145. Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 1910 Annotated chronology of the history of Kansas City, Missouri from prehistoric Indian eras to 1909, covering its many political changes in ownership (Spain, France, England, etc.).

146. History--Early Notices of the Missouri River and Indians History--Early Notices of the Missouri River and Indians March//1882 Mention of the New Madrid country of southeastern Missouri as being discovered by Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto in 1542 and secondly by French explorer Robert de La Salle in 1681.

147. History Forgot a Pioneer Guide Who Made His Home in Westport History Forgot a Pioneer Guide Who Made His Home in Westport August//1966 Portrait and biographical article reprinted from the Kansas City Times of August 10, 1935, about Thomas Fitzpatrick (ca. 1799-1854), an important guide of the early West and resident of Westport in later...

148. History of Johnson County, Kansas History of Johnson County, Kansas //1915 Descriptions of the earliest known travels on the Santa Fe Trail. Blair notes that some writers claim the trail was followed by Coronado on his 1840 expedition; other accounts have the Mallett Brothers...

149. Honor Kansas City Explorer after Half a Century: Dr. Edwin R. Heath, 3343 Forest Avenue, Who Discovered Honor Kansas City Explorer after Half a Century: Dr. Edwin R. Heath, 3343 Forest Avenue, Who Discovered South American River in 1880, Given Unique Distinction May/18/1924 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Dr. Edwin Heath, a Kansas City physician and explorer and mapper of a previously undiscovered South American River called the Beni in 1880, with the...

150. Hubert Wilkins Hubert Wilkins circa 1930s Interior view of seated Sir Hubert Wilkins, Australian adventurer and explorer, at unidentified location.

151. Hubert Wilkins Hubert Wilkins circa 1930s Interior view of Sir Hubert Wilkins, Australian adventurer and explorer, seated at unidentified location. Film containers seen in view.

152. Hubert Wilkins Hubert Wilkins circa 1930s Interior view of Sir Hubert Wilkins, Australian adventurer and explorer, at unidentified location.

153. I at Home: Part IX I at Home: Part IX July//1966 Description of the removal of the remains of Manuel Lisa (1772-1820) by his father-in-law and Revolutionary War veteran Stephen Hempstead, Sr. (1754-1831) from a tomb to his home in Saint Louis.

154. If Robidoux Had Stopped: The Founder of St. Joseph Hesitated at Kansas City If Robidoux Had Stopped: The Founder of St. Joseph Hesitated at Kansas City December/11/1910 Illustration and biographical article about Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1868), the fur trader and founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri. Description of his fur trading family and visit to the site of Kansas...

155. In the Footsteps of the Third Spanish Expedition: James Mackay and John T. Evans's Impact on the Lewis In the Footsteps of the Third Spanish Expedition: James Mackay and John T. Evans's Impact on the Lewis and Clark Expedition Spring 2006 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...

156. Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West With Colonel Fremont's Last Expedition Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West With Colonel Fremont's Last Expedition 1857 Solomon Nunes Carvalho accompanied John Fremont on his fifth western expedition. He went in order to document the trip through the newly emerging medium of photography. Expedition members came up the Missouri...

157. Interesting Biography: Colonel Daniel Boone [and] Legislature of Kentucky Interesting Biography: Colonel Daniel Boone [and] Legislature of Kentucky March/13/1813 Autobiographical narrative of Colonel Daniel Boone to his grandson John Boone Callaway, or John Callaway in 1811, describing his experiences and land claims lost in Kentucky and granted by the Spanish...

158. Isaac McCoy's Second Exploring Trip in 1828 Isaac McCoy's Second Exploring Trip in 1828 August//1945 Portrait and biographical article about Reverend Isaac McCoy (1784-1846), father of Westport founder John McCoy and surveyor of lands suitable for Indian reservations in Kansas Territory in 1828. Numerous...

159. It's a Solid Place. ..: Westphalia It's a Solid Place. ..: Westphalia September-October//1979 Article about the town of Westphalia, Missouri, a predominantly German community at the confluence of the Maries and Osage Rivers in Callaway County, Missouri. Photos and description of the town's culture...

160. James Baird, Early Santa Fe Trader James Baird, Early Santa Fe Trader April//1959 Biographical article about James Baird (1767-1826), an early and rarely documented Santa Fe trader. Native of Pennsylvania moving to Saint Louis, Missouri in 1810 as a blacksmith before traveling to Santa...