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Exploration and Diplomacy: George Champlin Sibley's Report to William Clark, 1811
Illustrations, photos, map, and biographical article about George Champlin Sibley, or George Sibley (1782-1863), factor of Fort Osage in Jackson County, and his report to William Clark (of the Lewis and...
Faring Well with Food: The Lewis and Clark Expedition
February 1, 2003
Article describing the diet of men on the Lewis and Clark expedition. Includes recipes for berry pudding, venison, and squash.
Large color photos and article about the restoration (reconstruction) of Fort Osage in northeastern Jackson County, Missouri, from the 1940s to the 1970s, directed by "archaeologist J. W. Hendron." History...
Photo and history of Fort Osage, "the first United States government outpost in Louisiana Territory," selected for its site on the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1804 and established in 1808, supervised...
Fort Osage: An Incident of Territorial Missouri
Essay about the policies of President Thomas Jefferson to protect the Louisiana Purchase territory against foreigners following the Lewis and Clark expedition, with forts along its border, especially Fort...
Gass's Journal of the Travels of a Corps of Discovery, from the Mouth of the Missouri through the Interior Parts of North America
Book review of "A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery" by Patrick Gass, "one of the Persons employed in the Expedition." Description of their voyage from Saint Louis along the Missouri...
George Beauregard Strother
April 18, 1905
Biographical sketch of George Beauregard Strother, or George Strother, a Kansas City lawyer, "assistant attorney general of Missouri," native of Kentucky, and "lineal descendant of General George F. Strother,...
Give Or Take A Lie Or Two
An article about the conflicting stories of both filmmakers and historians when it comes to the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Blomquist gives examples of several Hollywood films that attempt to portray the...
Historian's Corps of Discovery: Ambrose Hopes to Restore the Missouri
December 7, 1998
Photo and biographical article about Stephen Ambrose, a 62-year-old "author and historian" becoming actively involved in restoring the natural condition of the Missouri River following his writing of the...
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.
Historical Notes--Fort Orleans on the Missouri
Article questioning many possibilities for the site of the former Fort Orleans, built around 1724, including Lewis and Clark's account, considering it "washed away."
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.
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...
In the Footsteps of the Third Spanish Expedition: James Mackay and John T. Evans's Impact on the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Author discusses how the Third Expedition of the Missouri Company, conducted in 1795 on behalf of the Spanish by James Mackay and John T. Evans, influenced Lewis and Clark in their preparations for the...
James MacKay: International Explorer
The authors of this article state that the discovery of manuscript collections in both the New York Historical Society and the Illinois State Depository help to give evidence of MacKay's role in the country's...
Jefferson Looks Westward
This is the first in a series of articles to appear over the next few years in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark expedition. This articles concerns...
Chapter about John Colter (ca. 1774-1813), a member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, "remembered as the white discoverer of that land of steaming wonders--The Yellowstone, now our oldest and largest...
John Newman: "A Man of Uncommon Activity and Bodily Strength"
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...
Journal of a Voyage Up the River Missouri; Performed in 1811
Book review of "Journal of a Voyage Up the River Missouri; Performed in 1811" by Henry Marie Brackenridge, or Henry Brackenridge (a lawyer turned writer) about the book author's trip up the Missouri River...
Kaw Point Entries: Historic Lewis and Clark Sites in Wyandotte County
Review of Kaw Point, Sargeant Ordway's Springs, and the great bend of the Missouri River at the mouth of the Kansas River. The article also discusses the first sighting of buffalo, the court-martial at...
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