2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Mississippi River--Discovery and exploration.

  1. J.N. Nicollet papers, 1797-1843

    1,500 items ; 8 containers ; 3.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mathematician, explorer, and cartographer. Correspondence, astronomical and geographical observations, expedition diaries, maps, reports, research material, and notes relating to Nicollet’s explorations of the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers.

  2. Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941

    25,000 items ; 90 containers plus 1 oversize ; 28 linear feet ; 69 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent. Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscripts of magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer, mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains, geologist on the Cass expedition to...