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1. Kansas City Breweries Kansas City Breweries File contains brewery information on such local related breweries as Lemp, Goetz, River Market Brewing Co., Pony Express Brewing Co., Schlitz, and others.

2. Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...

3. Pony Express and Various Stagecoach Lines Pony Express and Various Stagecoach Lines Information on the Pony Express and other stagecoach lines, the Old Plainsmen and Settlers Association and their meetings from 1909-1917, and the paintings of A. J. Miller.

4. Pony Express Pony Express

5. Pony Express Museum Pony Express Museum Information about the Pony Express Museum in Saint Joseph.

6. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Photos and information on Alexander Majors (1814-1900), a native of Kentucky becoming a prominent western freighter in the 1850s and head of the Pony Express in 1860-1861, with residence in Kansas City...

7. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence The Majors Home at 8145 State Line Road, was built by Alexander Majors, one of the founders of the Pony Express, in the late 1850s. He was also a partner in the famous Russell, Majors & Waddell freight...

8. Patee House Museum Patee House Museum Photos and information on the Patee House Museum, housed in the 1860 Pony Express headquarters building in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

9. Western Union Western Union File containing papers on the history of the Western Union Telegraph Company, taking the place of the Pony Express in the western Missouri area in 1861.

10. Western Union Western Union Photograph of a painting depicting a Pony Express rider and transcontinental telegraph line construction crew.

11. Birthplace of the Pony Express Birthplace of the Pony Express Full frontal and side view of building where Pony Express began; located in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

12. Painting of Pony Express Rider Painting of Pony Express Rider Man atop horse on the Sweetwater section of his route.

13. Painting of Pony Express Rider Painting of Pony Express Rider Rider changing horses at relay station.

14. Painting of Pony Express Rider Painting of Pony Express Rider Rider waving to men working on telegraph pole.

15. Bank of the State of Missouri Bank of the State of Missouri Sign above building reads Missouri Valley Trust Co. The bank building was built in July 1859. "Steamboat captains, slave owners, overland freighters, confederate and union soldiers have done business here....

16. SC117 Map Collection SC117 Map Collection 1642-2009 and n.d. This is an artificial collection consisting of maps found in the Missouri Valley Special Collections. The collection includes historical, road, and geological maps, as well as travel guides. Most of the...

17. Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940, bulk 1889-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...

18. John Renick, Wagonmaster John Renick, Wagonmaster 1896 Biographical sketch of John Thomas Renick, or John Renick, a western trader "engaged in the freighting business as a wagonmaster for the firm of Russell, Major & Waddell." Born in "1834, in the first hotel...

19. John Major and Alexander Majors John Major and Alexander Majors 1901 Biographical sketches of Reverend John Sleet Major, or John Major (1788-1872), and Alexander Majors (1814-1900). Description of John Major as "a fine type of the pioneer preacher" and native of Virginia...

20. Major George G. Asbury Major George G. Asbury 1912 Caption on postcard reads: Major George G. Asbury, rider of last relay reproduction of Pony Express, Santa Fe Trail and Battle Westport Re-union and Carnival. An old Plainsman, Star Mail Router and Scout....