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1. An Old Frontiersman: Jim Bridger, Hunter, Guide and Scout, Dies Near New Santa Fe An Old Frontiersman: Jim Bridger, Hunter, Guide and Scout, Dies Near New Santa Fe July/19/1881 File containing an obituary for Jim Bridger (1804-1881), "known as old frontiersman, plainsman and guide for over a quarter of a century" before dying "near New Santa Fe, in this county." Native of Virginia...

2. Biography of Jim Bridger (1804-1881), Frontiersman Biography of Jim Bridger (1804-1881), Frontiersman 2003

3. Experiences at Fort Bridger with the Shoshones Experiences at Fort Bridger with the Shoshones September//1968 Autobiographical account of the author, pictured as the son of Louis Vasquez (1798-1868), Jim Bridger's partner at Fort Bridger and in Westport, including their encounters with Shoshone Indians there,...

4. Experiences at Fort Bridger, with the Shoshones and in Early Colorado Experiences at Fort Bridger, with the Shoshones and in Early Colorado May//1931 Autobiographical article about Hiram Vasquez, a Santa Fe trader and native Missourian, written in 1930. Description of his upbringing with his step-father Louis Vasquez (1798-1868), a trading partner of...

5. Ezra Meeker in Front of Guard House at Fort Bridger Ezra Meeker in Front of Guard House at Fort Bridger August 21, 1923 Inscription on back of photo reads, ""Ezra Meeker says that he has just located the ""Hole in the Wall Country.""

6. Fort Bridger, Wyoming: A Brief History Fort Bridger, Wyoming: A Brief History 1931 Book about the history of Fort Bridger, in Wyoming, during its use on the Oregon and Mormon Trails, etc., from 1843 to 1890, and its preservation in 1929, with several illustrations, photos, and map.

7. James Bridger James Bridger Extensive information on Jim Bridger (1804-1881), one of the greatest Western guides from the early 1820s to the Civil War, including the founding of Fort Bridger and the site selection for the first railroad...

8. Jim Bridger Collection Finding Aid Jim Bridger Collection Finding Aid 1804-1881 This one box, 16 folder collection includes photographs, photocopied correspondence, newspaper clippings, and charts. The 24 photographs in this collection are primarily of Bridger relatives including...

9. Liberty (Mo.) Tribune Papers Finding Aid Liberty (Mo.) Tribune Papers Finding Aid 1800-1880s, bulk 1830s-1860s This collection contains items crica 1832–1880s submitted to the Liberty (Mo.) Tribune for publication in the newspaper. They cover a variety of topics. Of particular interest are letters written from...

10. Louis Vasquez, Mountain Man Louis Vasquez, Mountain Man December//1958 Description of Fort Bridger, constructed in 1842. Discussion of early mountain men, fur trappers, and explorers, including Jim Bridger and Louis Vasquez and their retirements in Westport. Discussion also...

11. Louis Vasquez, Mountain Man Louis Vasquez, Mountain Man December//1958 Photo and biographical article about "Pierre Louis Vasquez, known simply as Louis Vasquez" (1798-1868), a part Spanish and French mountain man and explorer "born into one of the first families of St. Louis"...

12. Louis Vasquez, Mountain Man Louis Vasquez, Mountain Man December//1958 One paragraph about Hiram Vasquez (ca. 1845-1939), "stepson" of Louis Vasquez, raised at Fort Bridger and Westport before becoming "a frontiersman, ranchman and citizen in southern Colorado."

13. Pageant of the Pioneers: The Veritable Art of William H. Jackson Pageant of the Pioneers: The Veritable Art of William H. Jackson 1958 Copy of a painting of Fort Bridger by William H. Jackson.

14. Pony Express Station Pony Express Station August 21, 1923 Pony Express Station at Fort Bridger

15. Ruins of Old Fort Bridger Ruins of Old Fort Bridger August 21, 1923 Fort Bridger rock wall built by Mormons. Taken by Albert Park, Casper, Wyoming.

16. Ruins of Old Fort Bridger Ruins of Old Fort Bridger August 21, 1923 Ezra Meeker at old Fort Bridger.

17. Ruins of Old Fort Bridger Ruins of Old Fort Bridger August 21, 1923 The stone wall was built by the Mormons.

18. The Latter-Day Saints' Emigrants' Guide The Latter-Day Saints' Emigrants' Guide //1848 Short entry for Fort Bridger in a travelers' guide for Mormon missionaries.

19. The Life of Jim Baker, 1818-1898: Trapper, Scout, Guide and Indian Fighter The Life of Jim Baker, 1818-1898: Trapper, Scout, Guide and Indian Fighter 1931 Illustration of "Fort Bridger in 1849 as seen by Stansbury," depicting Indians and whites preparing to trade.

20. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Photo and chapter of the book about William Hamilton (1822-1908), a fur trapper native to Great Britain and starting in the fur trade from Independence to the Rocky Mountains in 1842 with mountain man...