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1. A Brief History of Old Westport A Brief History of Old Westport Fall 2003 Originally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is a first installment written by Major William W. Harris. It discusses the first settlers and Westport Landing.

2. Abstracts Collection Finding Aid Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 1832-1972 (bulk 1832-1890) Assortment of abstracts, most of them for historical Kansas City areas, but a few are of other places. Documents are transcriptions or copies of transcriptions of the original documents. Abstracts include...

3. An Unfinished History of the Withers Family An Unfinished History of the Withers Family 1932 Biographical description of John Calvin McCoy as "an enterprising able man" in early Kansas City.

4. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Plains Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Mention of John Calvin McCoy as a buyer of a portion of "the 40 acre tract of Messrs. Ross & Scarrett [sic]," with "Mr. John W. Polk, of Independence."

5. Biography of John Calvin McCoy (1811-1889), City Founder Biography of John Calvin McCoy (1811-1889), City Founder 2003

6. Birth of a City: Kansas City in the 19th Century Birth of a City: Kansas City in the 19th Century September/14/1997 Second in a monthly series of special sections of the Star on the history Kansas City. Focus on the Town of Kansas era and into the incorporation of Kansas City during the Santa Fe Trail's high point of...

7. Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries May-June//1983 Comprehensive history of the town of Westport, from 1833 to 1983, including its founding by John McCoy, expansion and decline with the Santa Fe trade and Civil War, regrowth as a Kansas City suburb from...

8. Confluence of People and Place: the Chouteau Posts on the Missouri and Kansas Rivers Confluence of People and Place: the Chouteau Posts on the Missouri and Kansas Rivers October 2002 In this study of settlements made by the Chouteau family in the Kansas City area, the author challenges some of the past assumptions about locations and dates. In particular, he addresses the accuracy...

9. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of John C. McCoy (1811-1889) written by Shirl Kasper. McCoy founded the town of Westport and was prominent in the history of early Kansas City.

10. Dr. J. W. Parker Account Books Finding Aid Dr. J. W. Parker Account Books Finding Aid 1851-1872 (bulk 1856-1872) Dr. J. W. Parker was called John as well as James and settled in Westport, Missouri, in 1851 where he practiced medicine among the white settlers and the Shawnee, Wyandotte, and Delaware Indians. During...

11. Emily Louise Withers Potter Emily Louise Withers Potter July 21, 2007 The "In Memoriam" column contains the obituary for Emily Louise Withers Potter who died February 25, 2007. "Emy Lou, as she was known, was the great-granddaughter of Abijah Withers, who was a homesteader...

12. Field Notes of the Survey of the Cherokee Lands Field Notes of the Survey of the Cherokee Lands 1836-1837 The second item on this roll of microfilm is the "Field Notes of the Survey of the Cherokee Lands, surveyed in 1836-7 by John C. McCoy." This item contains 43 handwritten pages and is signed by John C....

13. First Town Lot Subdivider Here Began That Work a Century Ago First Town Lot Subdivider Here Began That Work a Century Ago August/9/1934 Clipping of a biographical article about John McCoy, surveyor and first town lot subdivider of Westport, and his father, Reverend Isaac McCoy, arriving in the Kansas City area about 1830.

14. Historic Westport Historic Westport June//1980 Story of a peace medal from 1837 depicting President Martin Van Buren, found in 1887 in Westport on the corpse of possibly Chief Fool. According partly to John McCoy, Chief Fool was the winner of the medal...

15. History of Jackson County, Missouri History of Jackson County, Missouri //1881 Reminiscences of McCoy regarding the floods of 1826 and 1844, including the washing away of the "old log cabins built by the Frenchmen in 1826 . ..[which were] about all there was of Kansas City at that...

16. Isaac McCoy's Successor: Will of Isaac McCoy Isaac McCoy's Successor: Will of Isaac McCoy October 3, 1921 Copy of and description of the will of Reverend Isaac McCoy, with mention of Dr. Johnston Lykins (Isaac McCoy's son-in-law) and John McCoy (Isaac's son) as "executors" of Isaac's will, written in 1835....

17. John C. McCoy John C. McCoy Photos, illustrations, and information on John Calvin McCoy, or John McCoy (1811-1889), a native of Indiana arriving in the area in 1830 and responsible for establishing Westport in 1833. Opened a store...

18. John C. McCoy John C. McCoy Head and shoulders view of John C. McCoy.

19. John C. McCoy John C. McCoy File contains a photocopy of the document officially recognizing John McCoy as a United States Postal Service postmaster for the Westport area in 1834.

20. John C. McCoy John C. McCoy Head and shoulders portrait.