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101. John Weber John Weber May 25, 1905 Chapter of the book about John Weber (1779-1859), a fur trader starting out with the first William Ashley expedition in 1822. Native of Denmark emigrating to Sainte Genevieve, Missouri by 1807 and dealing...

102. Joseph Robidoux's Family: Fur Traders and Trail Blazers Joseph Robidoux's Family: Fur Traders and Trail Blazers Fall//1988 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about the western fur trading family of Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1860). Description of Joseph (founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri) "as an equal of Manuel...

103. Journal of Rudolph Friederich Kurz Journal of Rudolph Friederich Kurz 1937 Swiss artist Rudolph Kurz, born in Bern, Switzerland, in 1818 and died there in 1871, came to the American frontier to paint wildlife and Indians. As he journeyed he kept a diary and described in great...

104. Journal of Rudolph Friederich Kurz: An Account of His Experiences among Fur Traders and American Indians Journal of Rudolph Friederich Kurz: An Account of His Experiences among Fur Traders and American Indians on the Mississippi and the Upper Missouri Rivers during the Years 1846 to 1852 1937 Journals and sketches of artist Rudolph Friederich Kurz, or Rudolph Kurz, of Indians around Saint Joseph, Missouri, in the company of fur trader Joseph Robidoux in the 19th century.

105. Jules DeMun Jules DeMun 1997 Biographical chapter about Jules DeMun (1782-1843), an early explorer and fur trader of the American Southwest and of the site of Kansas City. He was a native of Haiti and "nobleman by birth" coming to...

106. Kit Carson Kit Carson 1997 Biographical chapter about Christopher Houston Carson, or Kit Carson (1809-1868), a famous mountain man of the West. He was a native of Kentucky raised in Howard County, Missouri and became a saddle maker...

107. Kit Carson Kit Carson 1965-1972 Portrait and chapter in the book about Kit Carson (1809-1868), an explorer and fur trapper of the Far West, perhaps the most famous of the mountain men. He was born as Christopher Houston Carson near Boonesborough,...

108. Kit Carson Gun Kit Carson Gun Winter 1965 Article describes the various firearms carried by Kit Carson during his career as a fur trader and guide. The author mentions his S. Hawken rifle, his Golcher and Butler of Philadelphia rifle, and his...

109. La Decouverte du Missouri et L'Histoire du Fort D'Orleans (1673-1728) La Decouverte du Missouri et L'Histoire du Fort D'Orleans (1673-1728) 1925 Book about the discovery of Missouri and the Missouri River, including the fur trade there, and the foundation of Fort Orleans in the late 1600s and early 1700s, in French.

110. Last Years of the Missouri Fur Company Last Years of the Missouri Fur Company Summer 2001 Brief article and collection of transcribed letters related to the activities of the Missouri Fur Company. The letters were written by Angus William McDonald, Joshua Pilcher, and Lucien Fontenelle in 1821-1825....

111. 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.

112. 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,...

113. Liquor Has Been Their Undoing: Liquor Trafficking and Alcohol Abuse in the Lower Missouri Fur Trade Liquor Has Been Their Undoing: Liquor Trafficking and Alcohol Abuse in the Lower Missouri Fur Trade Fall//1992 Article about the corrupting effects of alcohol on Indians and "half-breed" Indians in the fur trade area of the Mississippi River valley, especially around Saint Louis, with maps and several illustrations....

114. Louis Labonte Louis Labonte May 21, 1905 Photo and chapter of the book about Louis Labonte (~1785-1860), a fur trader in Saint Louis in 1808 and with "the Hunt party of the Astor enterprise (Pacific Fur Company) in 1811" near Saint Joseph on...

115. Louis Vasquez in Colorado Louis Vasquez in Colorado Winter, 2003 Article describes the life of mountain man Louis Vasquez, focusing on his years in Colorado. Vasquez was a contemporary of Jim Bridger, Jim Fitzpatrick, and William Sublette, and retired to Westport in...

116. 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"...

117. Major John Dougherty Major John Dougherty 1965-1972 Chapter about Major John Dougherty (1789-1860), "an honorary 'major' by virtue of his role as Indian agent," a native of Kentucky and resident upon retirement of Liberty, Missouri. Photo and description...

118. Manuel Lisa Manuel Lisa January//1948 Entire issue of the magazine (or journal) devoted to western fur trapper and mountain man Manuel Lisa (1772-1820), with photos, illustrations, and description of his time spent in Saint Louis and Westport,...

119. Manuel Lisa's Warehouse Manuel Lisa's Warehouse January 1, 1948 Extensive, well footnoted article about Manuel Lisa and the warehouse he used on the Levee in St. Louis at the foot of Chesnut Street. At the time of the article, this warehouse had survived as the last...

120. Map of the Trans-Mississippi Territory of the United States During the Period of the American Fur Trade Map of the Trans-Mississippi Territory of the United States During the Period of the American Fur Trade n.d. Map of the trans-Mississippi area, showing Father Pierre De Smet's travels outlined in red. Also shows the major trails and other points of historical interest.