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Explorers -- United States -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

John Ball papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1741
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, diaries, ledgers, newspaper and magazine articles, accounts of travels, legal documents, and miscellaneous items. The correspondence deals largely with Ball's explorations and with family matters. The materials document Ball's explorations in the American Northwest with Nathaniel Jarvis Wyeth in 1832, his visit to Hawaii in 1833, and his explorations in Michigan. The collection also relates to Ball's activities as a lawyer and as a politician in Michigan. Ball...
Dates: 1819-1932

Jacques Clamorgan accounts

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288833]
Identifier: Vault MSS 342
Scope and Contents

Handwritten accounts listing many of Clamorgan's financial transactions (3 items).

Dates: 1799-1806

Simon Kenton deposition

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233286779]
Identifier: Vault MSS 141
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed deposition dated 1 Aug. 1814. The item relates to a suit between James Coleman and Richard Henderson concerning ownership of Ruddells Station and other properties in Kentucky.

Dates: 1814 August 1

John Goddard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1956
Scope and Contents

Contains manuscripts, typescripts, transcripts, correspondence, photocopies, magazines, diary, and papers. Handwritten diaries, magazine articles, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets. The diaries include accounts of Goddard's Congo expedition in 1956, his Nile expedition in 1951, and his South American expedition in 1962. The correspondence are between Goddard and his family relating his various activities.

Dates: 1950-1986

William C. Gregg report

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343219]
Identifier: MSS 215
Scope and Contents

Typewritten report with photographs glued into a photo album with the report. The item was addressed to Horace M. Albright, superintendant of Yellowstone National Park. Gregg informs Albright about the exploration of the Bechler River district on the Yellowstone.

Dates: 1920

Antoine Souland receipt

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288874]
Identifier: Vault MSS 347
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed receipt in French, dated 26 Feb. 1806, and addressed to Jacques Clamorgan.

Dates: 1806 February 26

Jacques Clamorgan agreement

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288825]
Identifier: Vault MSS 341
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed agreement in French, dated 16 April 1814, and registered in St. Louis, Missouri. Clamorgan agrees to transfer property to William Vasquez and Francois Braconia. The item is attested by Joseph Sornot and Stephen Hempstead.

Dates: 1814 April 16