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1. Expansion of the Fur Trade Following Lewis and Clark Expansion of the Fur Trade Following Lewis and Clark Spring 2005

2. Biography of Jacques Fournais (1750?-1871), Explorer and Fur Trader Biography of Jacques Fournais (1750?-1871), Explorer and Fur Trader 2009

3. Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Kansas City 2003

4. French Settlers French Settlers

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

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

7. Biography of Seth Ward (1820-1903), Frontier Trader Biography of Seth Ward (1820-1903), Frontier Trader 2008

8. Old Job, New World Old Job, New World December 2007 "Fur trading in Missouri can be traced back to the earliest settlers." The Veirs family of Unionville can trace their ancestry back to French fur traders that settled in the area in 1754. Today, the family...

9. Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, c. 1827-1844: With Emphasis On Independence As Staging Area Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, c. 1827-1844: With Emphasis On Independence As Staging Area For Westward Commercial Movements 1971 A 246-page thesis toward a master's degree from the University of Washington about the role of Independence in 1827-1844 as an outfitting post and starting point for western migration and commerce, including...

10. Lewis and Clark Resources Lewis and Clark Resources 2003 A bibliography of materials related to Lewis and Clark held by the Kansas City Public Library.

11. The Bee Hunter The Bee Hunter Winter 1979 A history of the spread of domestic European bees into the western United States. The author summarizes their introduction to North America in the seventeenth century and draws upon the accounts of western...

12. Weights, Measures and Money in 1800 Weights, Measures and Money in 1800 Summer 1967 A list of international currencies commonly used in the fur trade. Currencies and equivaliencies of China, France, Madras, Russia, and Calcutta are listed. The list was originally written in 1800 by Michael...

13. John Newman: "A Man of Uncommon Activity and Bodily Strength" John Newman: "A Man of Uncommon Activity and Bodily Strength" November 2008 A member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition or Corps of Discovery, John Newman is primarily remembered for "his court martial and subsequent expulsion from the Corps of Discovery." The article relates the...

14. The Fur Trade The Fur Trade 2007 A short, concise history is given of the fur trade and the fur trappers themselves starting with the French and ending with the decline of beaver pelts for use in the hat trade. Includes Lewis and Clark,...

15. The Fur Trade The Fur Trade July 1, 1949 A three-part series of articles appearing in the "Missouri Reader" section of the magazine. The articles explore the fur trade and western expansion, the role of St. Louis, Manuel Lisa and the Missouri...

16. A Trader's License A Trader's License Fall 1969 A transcribed license issued to Joseph Bissonette by a U.S. Indian Agent in 1851. The license is presented as a typical example of the type of documents issued to traders involved in the Western fur trade...

17. The American Fur Company The American Fur Company Summer 1985 A transcribed report written by Philander Prescott in 1833. Prescott wrote the report just before the Chouteau family took over the American Fur Company and it describes its history, trade activity, and...

18. Life at Bent's Fort Life at Bent's Fort Winter 1982 Abridged reprint of an article originally published in Forest and Stream magazine in 1910. The article describes day-to-day life at Bent's Fort. Topics covered include: holiday celebrations at the fort,...

19. E. Pinkert, Practical Furrier E. Pinkert, Practical Furrier ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for E. Pinkert showing a boy and a dog standing on a tree limb. One of two cards with similar design and theme. Front lower left corner of card has number C-785. Back of card has image...

20. E. Pinkert, Practical Furrier E. Pinkert, Practical Furrier ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for E. Pinkert showing a girl outside in a coat and hat pushing a dog in a wheelbarrow. One of two cards with similar design and theme. Front lower left corner has number C-785. Back of...