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The first American West : the Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820

Author: University of Chicago. Library.; Filson Historical Society.; Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Library of Congress, [20]02.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : English
Database:WorldCat
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"The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 consists of 15,000 pages of original historical material documenting the land, peoples, exploration, and transformation of the trans-Appalachian West from the mid-eighteenth to the early nineteenth century. The collection is drawn from the holdings of the University of Chicago Library and the Filson Historical Society of Louisville, Kentucky. Among the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: University of Chicago. Library.; Filson Historical Society.; Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program.
OCLC Number: 49701428
Notes: Title from Web page (viewed on May 3, 2002).
Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress.
Awards: "LC/Ameritech Award Winner"
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: University of Chicago Library and Filson Historical Society.

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"The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 consists of 15,000 pages of original historical material documenting the land, peoples, exploration, and transformation of the trans-Appalachian West from the mid-eighteenth to the early nineteenth century. The collection is drawn from the holdings of the University of Chicago Library and the Filson Historical Society of Louisville, Kentucky. Among the sources included are books, periodicals, newspapers, pamphlets, scientific publications, broadsides, letters, journals, legal documents, ledgers and other financial records, maps, physical artifacts, and pictorial images."

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