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Gregg, Josiah, 1806-1850

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1806-07-19 - 1850-02-25

American merchant, explorer, naturalist, and author.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

A Map of The Indian Territory, Northern Texas And New Mexico Showing the Great Western Prairies, 1844

 Item — map-case: 4, drawer: 7, map: 7.32
Identifier: 1500.026.4.7.32
Scope and Contents A map of Northern Texas & the Plains, from Josiah Gregg's monumental Commerce Of The Prairies, one of the classic accounts of the Transmississippi West and a cornerstone work for studies of the Santa Fe Trail.
Scale: 1:3,000,000 (60 miles to the inch.)
Dates: 1844

A Map of The Indian Territory, Northern Texas And New Mexico Showing the Great Western Prairies, 1844

 Item
Identifier: F800 .G83_1844_map
Scope and Contents A map of Northern Texas & the Plains, from Josiah Gregg's monumental Commerce Of The Prairies, one of the classic accounts of the Transmississippi West and a cornerstone work for studies of the Santa Fe Trail.
Scale: 1:3,000,000 (60 miles to the inch.)
Dates: Publication: 1844

Josiah Gregg Papers, 1829-1858

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1954-79
Scope and Contents Often called "the Historian of the Santa Fe Trade," Josiah Gregg (1806-1850) was an early trader, and the author of 'Commerce of the Prairies,' published in 1844; These papers consist of sixteen letters to his brother John concerning business and trade and also tell something of his work as a doctor. There are several "memorandum books." One notebook contains notes made while he was in medical school at Louisville, Kentucky. A note on the front of the book indicates it would be "what we now...
Dates: 1829 - 1858