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Collection Number RG1129.AM
Collection Name RG1129 Kennedy, William J.
Identifier Reminiscence
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title William J. Kennedy reminiscences
Scope & Content The collection contains the reminiscences of William J. Kennedy. He writes about steamboating on the lower and upper Missouri River from 1842-ca. 1870. Kennedy mentions ships' names and how they were named, the ships' captain's names, the working history of the ships, and ship accidents. He describes the port city of St. Louis, Missouri, during this time period. He also writes about the causes of the demise of Missouri River navigation.
Creator Kennedy, William J.
Finding Aids William J. Kennedy finding aid
Subjects Navigation
Shipping
Steamboats
People Kennedy, William J.
Search Terms Missouri River -- Navigation
Riverboats
Shipping
Steamboats
St. Louis (Mo.) -- History