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Conference Conference on Travelers on the Western Frontier (1968 : Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville)

Title Travelers on the western frontier / edited by John Francis McDermott.

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1970.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  917.8 C76t 1970    ---  Available
Description xii, 351 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Up the wide Missouri : travelers and their diaries, 1794-1861 / John Francis McDermott -- Manuscript resources in the Yale University Library for the study of western travel / Archibald Hanna, Jr. -- Westward traveler : unexploited manuscript resources of the Newberry Library / Dwight L. Smith -- Western travels and travelers in the Bancroft Library / Dale L. Morgan -- Documents and reports of the United States Congress : a primary source of information on travel in the West, 1783-1861 / Herman R. Friis -- Western sportsmen travelers in the New York Spirit of the times / John T. Flanagan -- Sources for western history in The American turf register and sporting magazine, 1829-44 / John Porter Bloom -- Reveille in the West : western travelers in the St. Louis Weekly reveille, 1844-50 / Nicholas Joost -- Letters from the West : a survey of reports by travelers in the New Orleans Picayune, 1837-60 / Nicholas Canaday, Jr. -- Western boatman : half horse, half myth / Richard E. Oglesby -- Western travelers in quest of the Indian / Donald D. Miner -- Jean Louis Berlandier : a French scientist among the wild Comanches of Texas in 1828 / John C. Ewers -- Roads west from St. Louis / William B. Baker.
Subject West (U.S.) -- Description and travel -- Congresses.
West (U.S.) -- History -- Congresses.
Added Author McDermott, John Francis, 1902-1981
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
ISBN 0252000889
Standard No. NLGGC 781505054

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