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1. Before Lewis and Clark: The Story of the Chouteaus, the French Dynasty That Ruled America's Frontier Before Lewis and Clark: The Story of the Chouteaus, the French Dynasty That Ruled America's Frontier 2002 This book traces some of the early generations of the Chouteau family starting with Auguste, son of René Augustin Chouteau and Marie Thérèse Bourgeois and the descendants of Marie and Pierre Laclède...

2. Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler 2007

3. Biography of James H. McGee (1786-1840), Early Settler Biography of James H. McGee (1786-1840), Early Settler 2008

4. Biography of Joseph Guinotte (1815-1867), Civil Engineer Biography of Joseph Guinotte (1815-1867), Civil Engineer 2008

5. Bright Vignettes of a Lost World: Newly Discovered Journals of a Brave Jesuit Priest Show How Indians Bright Vignettes of a Lost World: Newly Discovered Journals of a Brave Jesuit Priest Show How Indians Lived in the Northern Rockies in the 1840s December/1/1967 Illustrations (copies of Point's paintings and map) and biographical article about the western travels of Father Nicolas Point (1799-1860), "a zealous and cultured French Jesuit" traveling through Kansas...

6. Centropolis Revisited : A Personal Interpretation of Architecture in Kansas City During Its First One Centropolis Revisited : A Personal Interpretation of Architecture in Kansas City During Its First One Hundred Years 197-? A photocopied typewritten paper divided into two chapters. Chapter 1 is untitled and Chapter 2 is titled "The First Generation: Log Construction Among the French Creoles and Anglo-Americans". Includes...

7. Cyrus Curtis : Merchant on the Missouri Frontier Cyrus Curtis : Merchant on the Missouri Frontier 1994 A 19 page photocopied typescript of a paper with photos, charts, maps, and bibliiographic references. One of a series of articles intended to bring recognition of the early French influence in Clay County,...

8. Early Jackson Co. Settlers Early Jackson Co. Settlers April/1/1960 Article about some of the earliest settlers of "land within the bounds of Kansas City" starting with James McGee (the first, in 1828) and "followed by the original French settlers [sic]" such as Louis...

9. French Settlers French Settlers

10. Nicholas Jarrot and His Cahokia Mansion Nicholas Jarrot and His Cahokia Mansion July/August 2011 While the article describes the mansion built by Nicholas Jarrot, a French immigrant who arrived in America in 1791, New Orleans in 1793, and Cahokia in 1794, it also gives information about Jarrot and...

11. Papers of French Settlers Record Kansas City's Business Beginnings Papers of French Settlers Record Kansas City's Business Beginnings September//1971 Description of the role of Francois Chouteau, "[b]est known of the French fur traders to settle here [in Kansas City]," in the early settlement and growth of Kansas City, starting in 1821, with the fur...

12. Papers of French Settlers Record Kansas City's Business Beginnings Papers of French Settlers Record Kansas City's Business Beginnings July/21/1939 Mention of a precursor to Francois Chouteau, Jacques Fournais (the other precursor described here being "Louis Bertholet, known as Grand Louis"), living in what was later Kansas City in 1815.

13. Papers of French Settlers Record Kansas City's Business Beginnings Papers of French Settlers Record Kansas City's Business Beginnings September//1971 Reprint from the Kansas City Star about the ferry service set up in 1837 by Peter Roi (a French settler arriving in 1826) built with its own road, the same path used roughly for the later Grand Avenue...

14. Pioneer Life Pioneer Life Information about the tradition carried over by French settlers of "charivari" (pronounced "shivaree"), a practice of neighbors of newlyweds either pleasantly serenading the couple at their new home or...

15. The Charbonneau Family in Kansas City The Charbonneau Family in Kansas City Information about the Charbonneau family in the Kansas City area and around Kansas, including Elizabeth, Lizette, Jean-Baptiste, Pierre, et al., descended from early French settlers of the area, including...

16. The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record //1877 One paragraph about the party of "Canadian 'voyageurs'" of the American Fur Company traveling to the mouth of the Kansas River in 1815, including Jacques Fournais, settling in the site of what was to later...