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A journal of the voyages and travels of a corps of discovery, under the command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke of the army of the United States, from the mouth of the river Missouri through the interior parts of North America to the Pacific Ocean, during the years 1804, 1805 & 1806 ... / by Patrick Gass, one of the persons employed in the expedition ; with geographical and explanatory notes by the publisher

Author:
Gass, Patrick 1771-1870  Search this
Printer:
Cramer, Zadok 1773-1813  Search this
Publisher:
McKeehan, David  Search this
Subject:
Gass, Patrick 1771-1870  Search this
Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806)  Search this
Physical description:
262 p. ; 18 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Diaries
Place:
West (U.S.)
Missouri River
Columbia River
Date:
1807
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F592.5 .G25 1807
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edanmdm:siris_sil_1021345

Views of Louisiana : together with a journal of a voyage up the Missouri River, in 1811 / by H.M. Brackenridge

Title:
Views of Louisiana in two books
Author:
Brackenridge, H. M (Henry Marie) 1786-1871  Search this
Former owner:
Forward, Walter 1786-1852 DSI  Search this
Donohue Dr. DSI  Search this
Scott, James Henderson DSI  Search this
Subject:
Brackenridge, H. M (Henry Marie) 1786-1871 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
304 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Louisiana
Mississippi River
Missouri River
West (U.S.)
Date:
1814
Topic:
Louisiana Purchase  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
F353 .B77X 1814
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Reise in das innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834; von Maximilian Prinz zu Wied. Mit 48 Kupfern, 33 Vignetten, vielen Holzschnitten und einer Charte

Author:
Wied, Maximilian Prinz von 1782-1867  Search this
Ill:
Bodmer, Karl 1809-1893  Search this
Former owner:
Léopold I King of the Belgians 1790-1865 DSI  Search this
Dijk, J. A. van DSI  Search this
Subject:
Wied, Maximilian Prinz von 1782-1867 Travel  Search this
Bodmer, Karl 1809-1893 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. illus. 33 cm. + atlas (2 v., 81 leaves of plates in various foliations : ill. (some col.))
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Missouri River Valley
Great Plains
United States
West (U.S.)
Date:
1839
1841
1839-1841
Topic:
Languages  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
E165 .W64X 1839
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edanmdm:siris_sil_523236

Sixth annual report of the United States geological survey of the Territories, embracing portions of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and Utah : being a report of progress of the explorations for the year 1872 / by F.V. Hayden ; conducted under the authority of the Secretary of the Interior

Author:
Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)  Search this
Hayden, F. V (Ferdinand Vandeveer) 1829-1887  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 844 p. : ill., maps, pls. ; 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1873
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Meteorology  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
F591 .G34 1873
F591.G34 1873
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Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi river to the Pacific ocean. Made under the direction of the secretary of war, in 1853-[b]..

Author:
United States War Department  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
United States Army Corps of Engineers  Search this
Physical description:
12 v. in 13. plates (part col.,part fold.) maps (part fold.) 30 x 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
West (U.S.)
United States
Date:
1855
1860
1855-60
Topic:
Pacific railroads--Explorations and surveys  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
F593 .U59
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Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean / made under the direction of the secretary of war, in 1853-[6] ..

Title:
Pacific railroad surveys
Pacific railroad reports
Explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean
Pacific railroad explorations DSI
Author:
United States War Department  Search this
Editor:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Printer:
Ford, Thomas H. approximately 1837-  Search this
Harris, William A (William Alexander) 1805-1864  Search this
Nicholson, A. O. P (Alfred Osborn Pope) 1808-1876  Search this
Tucker, Nathaniel Beverley 1820-1890  Search this
Illustrator:
Campbell, Albert H (Albert Henry) 1826-1899  Search this
Egloffstein, Gottfried Friedrich Ernst Freiherr von und zu 1768-1848  Search this
Koppel, Charles  Search this
Richard, John H. approximately 1807-  Search this
Tidball, John C (John Caldwell) 1825-1906  Search this
Young, J. H (James Hamilton)  Search this
Young, J. J.  Search this
Engraver:
Hinshelwood, Robert 1812-1879  Search this
Hunt, Samuel Valentine 1803-1893  Search this
Metzeroth, R (Robert)  Search this
Pinkney, Samuel J.  Search this
F. Artos & Co.  Search this
Wood engraver:
Orr, Nathaniel  Search this
Lithographer:
Bien, Julius 1826-1909  Search this
Siebert, Selmar  Search this
Ackerman Lithr.  Search this
Julius Bien & Co.  Search this
Herline & Hensel  Search this
Hoffman, Knickerbocker & Co.  Search this
Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith,.  Search this
T. Sinclair's Lith.  Search this
Former owner:
Lubrecht, Harry 1908-1997 DSI  Search this
Merrill, George P (George Perkins) 1854-1929 DSI  Search this
Dwight, Jonathan 1858-1929 DSI  Search this
Tucker, Marcia Brady DSI  Search this
Whitman, William 1842-1928 DSI  Search this
Corning, Erastus 1794-1872 DSI  Search this
Berkeley Divinity School DSI  Search this
Compiler:
United States Army Corps of Engineers  Search this
Bookseller:
John Howell Books (San Francisco, Calif.) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
12 volumes in 13, leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 30 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Maps
Place:
West (U.S.)
California
United States
Date:
1855
1860
19th Century
Topic:
Pacific railroads--Explorations and surveys  Search this
Discoveries in geography--American  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
F593 .U59
F593 .U59 1855
F593.U59
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Crofutt's trans-continental tourist's guide : containing a full and authentic description of over five hundred cities, towns, villages, stations, government forts and camps, mountains, lakes, rivers, sulphur, soda and hot springs, scenery, watering places, summer resorts ... : over the Union Pacific railroad, Central Pacific railroad of Cal., their branches and connections by stage and water : from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean : illustrated

Former owner:
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe 1793-1864 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
224, [3]-8 p., [5] folded leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 18 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Guidebooks
Place:
West (U.S.)
Pacific States
Date:
1872
C1872
Topic:
Guidebooks  Search this
Call number:
F594.G76X 1872
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Contributions to the extinct vertebrate fauna of the western territories. By Prof. Joseph Leidy

Author:
Leidy, Joseph 1823-1891  Search this
Physical description:
4 p. l., [7]-358 p. illus., xxxvii pl. 31 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1873
1873]
Cretaceous
Tertiary
Topic:
Vertebrates, Fossil  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Call number:
QE841 .L522 1873
QE841.L522 1873
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Old Hicks the guide, or, Adventures in the Camanche country in search of a gold mine / by Charles W. Webber

Title:
Old Hicks the guide
Adventures in the Camanche country in search of a gold mine
Author:
Webber, Charles W (Charles Wilkins) 1819-1856  Search this
Physical description:
356, [1] pages ; 20 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
West (U.S.)
Texas
Date:
1848
Topic:
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
Gold mines and mining  Search this
Call number:
PS3157.W635 O43 1848
PZ3.W385OX
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Beyond the Mississippi : from the great river to the great ocean : life and adventure on the prairies, mountains, and Pacific coast / by Albert D. Richardson

Author:
Richardson, Albert D (Albert Deane) 1833-1869  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, [16]-620 p., [19] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1869
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
F594.R52 1869
F594.R52 1869
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Report upon the ornithological collections made in portions of Nevade, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, during the years 1871, 1872, 1873, and 1874, by H.W. Henshaw

Author:
Henshaw, Henry W (Henry Wetherbee) 1850-1930  Search this
Physical description:
[131]-507 p. XV col. pl. 30 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1875
1875]
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Call number:
QE74 .W6X 1875
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edanmdm:siris_sil_287024

Report upon United States Geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian, in charge of First Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler [...] under the direction of the chief of engineers, U.S. Army. Published by authority of [...] the secretary of war in accordance with acts of Congress of June 23, 1874, and February 15, 1875. In seven volumes and one supplement, accompanied by one topographic and one geologic atlas [...]

Title:
Report upon explorations and surveys west of the one hundredth meridian
Report upon geographical and geological explorations and surveys west of the one hundredth meridian
Explorations and surveys
Author:
Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)  Search this
Wheeler, George M (George Montague) 1842-1905  Search this
Humphreys, A. A (Andrew Atkinson) 1810-1883  Search this
Wright, Horatio Gouverneur 1820-1899  Search this
Physical description:
7 volumes in 8. frontispieces (volumes 3, 6-7) illustrations, plates (part color), maps. 30 cm and 2 atlases. 40 x 61 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
West (U.S.)
Date:
1875
1889
1875-1889
Topic:
Surveys  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
QE74 .W6X
QE74.W6X
E78.W5U5
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edanmdm:siris_sil_289907

The Pacific Railroad--open. How to go: what to see. Guide for travel to and through Western America

Author:
Bowles, Samuel 1826-1878  Search this
Physical description:
122 p. 17 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
West (U.S.)
Hawaii
Date:
1869
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F594.B79X
Data Source:
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edanmdm:siris_sil_210452

West coast shells. A familiar description of the marine, fresh water, and land mollusks of United States, found west of the Rocky Mountains ... by Josiah Keep ... With numerous illustrations by Laura M. Mellen ..

Author:
Keep, Josiah 1849-1911  Search this
Physical description:
230 p. col. front., illus. 18 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1888
Topic:
Mollusks  Search this
Call number:
QL417.K28 1888
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edanmdm:siris_sil_240182

Beyond the West; containing an account of two years' travel in the other half of our great continent far beyond the old West, on the plains, in the Rocky Mountains, and picturesque parks of Colorado. Also, characteristic features of New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho ... Oregon, Utah,Nevada, and ... California, the end of the West ... the great continental railroad, together with t he remarkable mineral deposits ... By George W. Pine

Author:
Pine, George W  Search this
Physical description:
2 p.l., [iii]-xii, [13]-483 p., 18 plates, 2 ports. (incl. front.), 20 1/2 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1871
1871 [c1870]
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F594 .P64
F594.P64
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edanmdm:siris_sil_182168

Geographical catalogue of the M̲o̲l̲l̲u̲s̲c̲a̲ found west of the Rocky Mountains, between latitudes 33 ånd 49 n̊orth, by J.G. Cooper

Author:
Cooper, J. G (James Graham) 1830-1902  Search this
Carpenter, Philip P (Philip Pearsall) 1819-1877  Search this
Geological Survey of California  Search this
Physical description:
40 p. 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1867
Topic:
Mollusks  Search this
Call number:
QL417 .C77
QL417.C77
Data Source:
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edanmdm:siris_sil_187603

Report on the lands of the arid region of the United States, with a more detailed account of the lands of Utah. With maps. By J. W. Powell

Author:
Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)  Search this
Powell, John Wesley 1834-1902  Search this
Gilbert, Grove Karl 1843-1918  Search this
Dutton, Clarence E (Clarence Edward) 1841-1912  Search this
Thompson, A. H (Almon Harris) 1839-1906  Search this
Drummond, Willis jr  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 195 p. maps, 30 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
West (U.S.)
Utah
United States
Date:
1879
Topic:
Irrigation  Search this
Rain and rainfall  Search this
Public lands  Search this
Call number:
HD1671.U5A4 1879X
Data Source:
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edanmdm:siris_sil_193490

Crofutt's new overland tourist and Pacific coast guide, over, the Union, Central and Southern Pacific railroads, their branches and connections, by rail, water and stage. By Geo. A. Crofutt. vol.1-1878-9

Author:
Crofutt, George A  Search this
Physical description:
3p.l.,[25]-322 p. front.,illus.,double plates. 21 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Guidebooks
Place:
West (U.S.)
Pacific States
Date:
1878
Topic:
Guidebooks  Search this
Call number:
F595.C88X 1878
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_205001

Western Diptera : descriptions of new genera and species of Diptera from the region west of the Mississippi and especially from California / by C. R. Osten Sacken

Author:
Osten-Sacken, C. R (Carl Robert) 1828-1906  Search this
Physical description:
p. 189-354 ; 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
West (U.S.)
California
Date:
1877
Topic:
Diptera  Search this
Call number:
QL535.1.A17 O85
QL535.1.A17O85
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_170843

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