The Narrative of Robert Campbell. Robert dictated this narrative to journalist William Fayel while en-route to an Indian council at Fort Laramie in 1870. The narrative details his days in the Rocky Mountains between 1825 and 1835.
Rocky Mountain Letters of Robert Campbell. These letters were originally published in the Philadelphia newspaper The National Atlas and Tuesday Morning Mail in 1836. The five letters offer a fascinating look at the American West in the 1830s and give detailed descriptions of Robert's building of Fort William (later Fort Laramie) and American Indian customs.
Robert Campbell's accounts from 1832. An excerpt from Robert's account book and ledger from 1832, the year he started his own fur company with fellow trader and friend William Sublette.
The Adventures of Captain Bonneville Washington Irving's classic tale of the American west in its early days chronicles the experiences of Robert and his fellow traders "whose adventures and exploits partake of the wildest spirit of romance."
Ulster American Folk Park, Campbell House Robert's birthplace Aghalane house is preserved as a museum in the Ulster American Folk Park in Northern Ireland.
Campbell family plot. A description and photographs of the family burial plot at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis including details of the Campbell monument.
Etc. Senior Theatre Company. Etc. is the resident theater company of the Campbell House Museum. The Campbell House Troupe focuses mainly on Living History Productions--as seen in The Campbells of St. Louis on November 26, 2005 and Blue, Gray and Grand on May 13 and June 10, 2006 and many other productions.
Campbell House record in the Historic American Buildings Survey at the Library of Congress. This record contains detailed measured drawings of the Museum's buildings and photographs of the exteriors in the 1930s and 1940s.
St. Louis History
Pictorial St. Louis 1876.
This important book published in 1876 contains topographical views of St. Louis drawn by Camille N. Dry and edited by Richard J. Compton. This is largest panoramic map ever published and was dedicated to the famous Mississippi River bridgebuilder Capt. James B. Eads. The 110 plates in the book when trimmed and assembled create a panorama of the city measuring about 9 by 24 feet.
Landmarks Association of St. Louis. Landmarks Association of St. Louis, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit organization. Incorporated in 1959, its mission is to preserve, enhance, and promote St. Louis' architectural heritage and to encourage sound planning and good contemporary design.
Society of Architectural Historians: Saint Louis Chapter The St. Louis Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians is a non-profit organization that promotes the study and preservation of the built environment in St. Louis, Missouri and beyond. Explore the wealth of information in their newsletters.
St. Louis Virtual City Project. This project utilizes interactive web technologies to explore the history of the City of St. Louis and the St. Louis region. Currently only the 1850s and the 1950s decades are active. The Project begins with a three-dimentional, interactive model of the city in the 1850s, and contains such places to visit as the courthouse. where you can learn about the Dred Scott case. The Virtual City will grow richer in detail as the St. Louis Regional History Project is expanded in time and space.
St. Louis Historical Art and Architecture Walking Tours.
Join expert guide and historian Maureen Kavanaugh for a walking tour of downtown St. Louis. Maureens tours are "a celebration of city buildings and public art on a grand scale. St. Louis is baseball and bratwurst, toasted ravioli and the blues. It's home to the oldest steel-frame skyscraper in the world and the tallest man-made monument in the United States." Sites and subjects covered are as diverse as the ancient Mississippian Indian Mounds of St. Louis and the Gateway Arch.