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J Frederick Fausz
Reuben Gold Thwaites
Mc Cormick Distillery
Photos, illustrations, and information on the McCormick Distillery, first established by Ben Holladay in Weston, Missouri, in 1856 and later purchased by the McCormick family. Their natural springs of...
Missouri State Quarter
File contains items with information and designs for the Missouri state quarter, part of the U.S. Mint series of state quarters. The Missouri quarter celebrates Lewis and Clark's historic return to St....
A Map of Lewis and Clark's Track, Across the Western Portion of North America
Facsimile of map showing Lewis and Clark's journey "from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean by Order of the Executive of the United States in 1804, 5 & 6." Indian tribal areas are labeled, streams, rivers,...
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...
Portraits, photos, and information on Captain Zebulon Montgomery Pike, or Zebulon Pike (ca. 1779-1813), "the discoverer of Pike's Peak in Colorado" in 1806 and an early western explorer "regarding this...
Lewis and Clark Art Work
Examples of art work created about Lewis and Clark include: Loading the Keel Boat in St. Louis 1804 by Robert Lebron (postcard); Excellent Landing for a West Port by Ernst Ulmer (greeting card); five paintings...
Table I. Important Expedition Incidents Involving Sacagawea
This table lists occurrences during the Lewis and Clark Expedition that involved Sacagawea and that were noted in the journals. For instance, 11/04 Appears at Fort; 1/05 Pregnant; 2/05 Baptiste Born; 5/05...
Postcard of Watts Mill
La Benite Park and Marina
La Benite Marina opened in 1968. On July 23, 1968, a Kansas City Times article, ''Park's Name Open to Interpretation,'' attempted to explain the meaning of La Benite. In the journals from the Corps of...
Illustration and information on Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), a prominent western fur trader, founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri about 1826, and brother of Antoine Robidoux and Louis Robidoux, et al. Son...
Lewis and Clark Bicentennial
File contains newspaper clippings, magazine and newsletter articles concerning the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial celebration 2004-06.
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Folder contains photostats of the Lewis & Clark journals from Codex N, entry for Sept. 5, 1806 and from Codex A, entries for June 26-June 29, 1804. Letter requesting photostats indicates they were to be...
1807 Patrick Gass Journal
Sargeant Patrick Gass, a sargeant with the Lewis and Clark expedition, published the first journal after the return of the expedition. The Library acquired the 1807 edition in 1953 with the $35,000 purchase...
School History of the State of Missouri
Portrait and biographical description of General Meriwether Lewis (1774-1808), co-leader of the Lewis and Clark expedition from Saint Louis to the Pacific Ocean in 1804, becoming a military general, governor...
Pike of Pike's Peak
Biographical article about Zebulon Montgomery Pike, or Zebulon Pike (1779-1813), an early explorer of Kansas Territory including Pike's Peak (a mountain named for him in Colorado, then part of Kansas Territory)...
Over the Santa Fe Trail, 1857
Book with illustrations and information about the Santa Fe Trail trips in the 1840s-1850s by western trader and Missouri Captain James Chiles (1833-1873), or Jim Crow Chiles, and others and about the retracing...
History of the Kansa or Kaw Indians
Photos and article about the history of the Kansas Indians, also known as the Kaw Indians, with their "first recorded mention" in "the account of the explorations of Juan de Onate, who met them on our...
Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909
History of the Kansas City area to its known origins, including the "more than probable" visit of white explorer Coronado in 1541.
Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present
Biographical sketch of Captain Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), a leading member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, a territorial governor of Missouri (then Louisiana Territory), and a native of Virginia....
Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas
Excerpts from the journals of the Lewis and Clark expedition about their encampments at the present site of Wyandotte County, Kansas, at the mouth of the Kansas River.
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