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The Resource Life in the Rocky mountains ; : a diary of wanderings on the sources of the rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado from February, 1830, to November, 1835, by W. A. Ferris, then in the employ of the American fur company, and supplementary writings by Ferris, with a detailed map of the fur country, drawn by Ferris in 1836. Edited, and with a life of Ferris, and a history of explorations and fur trade, by Paul C. Phillips

Life in the Rocky mountains ; : a diary of wanderings on the sources of the rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado from February, 1830, to November, 1835, by W. A. Ferris, then in the employ of the American fur company, and supplementary writings by Ferris, with a detailed map of the fur country, drawn by Ferris in 1836. Edited, and with a life of Ferris, and a history of explorations and fur trade, by Paul C. Phillips

Label
Life in the Rocky mountains ; : a diary of wanderings on the sources of the rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado from February, 1830, to November, 1835
Title
Life in the Rocky mountains ;
Title remainder
a diary of wanderings on the sources of the rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado from February, 1830, to November, 1835
Statement of responsibility
by W. A. Ferris, then in the employ of the American fur company, and supplementary writings by Ferris, with a detailed map of the fur country, drawn by Ferris in 1836. Edited, and with a life of Ferris, and a history of explorations and fur trade, by Paul C. Phillips
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1810-1873
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferris, Warren Angus
Dewey number
917.8
Illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
  • F592
  • F592
LC item number
  • .F472
  • .F472 1940
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1883-1956
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Phillips, Paul C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ferris, Warren Angus
  • American Fur Company
  • West (U.S.)
  • Fur trade
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • American bison
Label
Life in the Rocky mountains ; : a diary of wanderings on the sources of the rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado from February, 1830, to November, 1835, by W. A. Ferris, then in the employ of the American fur company, and supplementary writings by Ferris, with a detailed map of the fur country, drawn by Ferris in 1836. Edited, and with a life of Ferris, and a history of explorations and fur trade, by Paul C. Phillips
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The diary was first published in the Western literary messenger July 13, 1842 to May 4, 1844. cf. Pref
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Ferris Map: an evaluation -- Preface / Paul C. Phillips -- Warren Angus Ferris: scholar and explorer -- Verse: Lament ; Mountain scenery / Warren A. Ferris -- Rocky Mountain exploration and trade, 1806-1830 -- Life in the Rocky Mountains: Expedition to the fur country; Rivals in the fur trade; White traders and the Indians; Hostile Indians; Defeat of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company; The Flathead trade; The Utes and their country; Appendix: Indians of the Northwest; Appendix: Supplementary articles: Chanion [Canyon] of the Colorado [River]; Curious Indian letter; Interesting Indians-- the Flat Heads [Flatheads]; Personal adventure; Animating scene and formidable night companion [grizzly]; The first salmon-- salmon fishing; Personal adventure; Interesting Indians-- the Nabahoes [Navajos]
Control code
2708560
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xcv, 365 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates
Lccn
40014456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps (1 folded)
System control number
(OCoLC)2708560
Label
Life in the Rocky mountains ; : a diary of wanderings on the sources of the rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado from February, 1830, to November, 1835, by W. A. Ferris, then in the employ of the American fur company, and supplementary writings by Ferris, with a detailed map of the fur country, drawn by Ferris in 1836. Edited, and with a life of Ferris, and a history of explorations and fur trade, by Paul C. Phillips
Publication
Note
The diary was first published in the Western literary messenger July 13, 1842 to May 4, 1844. cf. Pref
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Ferris Map: an evaluation -- Preface / Paul C. Phillips -- Warren Angus Ferris: scholar and explorer -- Verse: Lament ; Mountain scenery / Warren A. Ferris -- Rocky Mountain exploration and trade, 1806-1830 -- Life in the Rocky Mountains: Expedition to the fur country; Rivals in the fur trade; White traders and the Indians; Hostile Indians; Defeat of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company; The Flathead trade; The Utes and their country; Appendix: Indians of the Northwest; Appendix: Supplementary articles: Chanion [Canyon] of the Colorado [River]; Curious Indian letter; Interesting Indians-- the Flat Heads [Flatheads]; Personal adventure; Animating scene and formidable night companion [grizzly]; The first salmon-- salmon fishing; Personal adventure; Interesting Indians-- the Nabahoes [Navajos]
Control code
2708560
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xcv, 365 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates
Lccn
40014456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps (1 folded)
System control number
(OCoLC)2708560

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