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41. 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.

42. Perserverence and Preservation: The Alexander Majors Home Perserverence and Preservation: The Alexander Majors Home May-June//1984 Article describing the restored house that served as the firm responsible for the Pony Express--Russell, Majors & Waddell.

43. Pony Express Pony Express

44. Pony Express Pony Express August-September, 1923 File contains an entire issue of "REO Speed" magazine devoted to the Pony Express.

45. Pony Express Pony Express 1997 Description of the overland journey of the horse-riding mail carriers of the Pony Express, organized by William Russell of the freighting firm of Russell, Majors & Waddell, from Saint Joseph, Missouri,...

46. 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.

47. Pony Express Birthday Revives Plan for a Memorial Park Here Pony Express Birthday Revives Plan for a Memorial Park Here March/29/1942 Illustration and article about the Pony Express established by the Russell, Major & Waddell Freighting Company just prior to the Civil War and led by Alexander Majors of Kansas City. History of the company...

48. Pony Express Just One Stop in Major's Life Pony Express Just One Stop in Major's Life February 27, 2008 This article gives a brief description of the life of Alexander Majors and his role in the Pony Express. Includes images.

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

50. Pony Express Rides Again Pony Express Rides Again June//1991 History of the Pony Express postal delivery system from Saint Joseph to Sacramento, ended by the "completion of the transcontinental telegraph on Oct. 24, 1861, with map and photos.

51. Pony Express Rides Again Pony Express Rides Again November 29, 2003 The Pony Express microbrewery of Olathe, Kansas, started in 1995 but closed in mid-2002. This article tells how TransCon AG, an agricultural cooperative with 150 members, purchased the company in May 2003....

52. Pony Express Route Pony Express Route n.d. A color pictographic map showing the stations of the Pony Express route.

53. Pony Express Station Pony Express Station August 21, 1923 Pony Express Station at Fort Bridger

54. Quastler Photograph Collection Quastler Photograph Collection N.d. This collection includes 31, 11" x 14" black and white photographic reproductions. Included in this grouping are individuals of local interest as Alexander Majors, John C. McCoy, Robert Gillham, Nathan...

55. Raining Hogs & Running Ponies: 150th Anniversary of the Pony Express Raining Hogs & Running Ponies: 150th Anniversary of the Pony Express February 2010 History of the Pony Express that celebrates its 150 birthday April 3. The mail first came across Missouri on the train from Hannibal to St. Joseph where riders waited at Pikes Peak Livery Stables to begin...

56. Re-Living a Rowdy Past: Jesse and the Express Re-Living a Rowdy Past: Jesse and the Express May-June//1981 Article about the James Gang and Pony Express historical memorabilia in Saint Joseph, Missouri, at the Patee House Museum and the Pony Express Stables, with information about Frank and Jesse James, William...

57. Rock 'n' Roll Pony Express? Rock 'n' Roll Pony Express? March 2011 One-page article about the making of a documentary about the Pony Express celebrating its 150th anniversary by C. J. LongHammer. "At the height of its run--from April 1860 to October 1861--the Pony Express...

58. SC117 Map Collection Finding Aid SC117 Map Collection Finding Aid 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...

59. SC12 Pioneer Park Committee Records Finding Aid SC12 Pioneer Park Committee Records Finding Aid 1981-1987 This collection was assembled and donated by Mr. Fred Lee. Items included give an overall view of the developments about the park's progress like fund raising ideas, chronology of events, sculptor information,...

60. SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection Finding Aid SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection Finding Aid 1944-1999 and n.d. The D. M. Nigro Collection consists of publicity materials, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs created by or relating to Dr. D. M. Nigro of Kansas City. Nigro was a medical doctor, sports enthusiast,...