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Pott Library Research Guides

Printable Guides to Researching Inland Water Ways

General Waterways (9 pages, 171 KB, PDF)

Research River Research Guide (9 pages, 179 KB, PDF)

River Maps Research Guide

Officers Licenses

Newspaper Issues

The Navigator, The Western Pilot and Conclin's New River Guide (4 pages, 72 KB, PDF)

Vessel Blueprint Database

Vessels at St. Louis  1810s  1850s, First Newspaper Citation

Alphabetical Listing (56 pages, 272 KB, PDF)
Chronological Listing (28 pages, 137 KB, PDF)

Newspapers Listed Chronologically Searched (2 pages, 40 KB, PDF)
Newspapers Listed Alphabetically Searched (2 pages, 41 KB, PDF)

Inland Water Ways Research Links

Steamboats.org: Steamboat information resource, that includes a glossary of steamboat terms, interactive steamboat model, books and message board

American Memory from the Library of Congress - access to historical images, maps, newspapers, periodicals, sheet music, narratives of early travel, and steamboat photographs.

The Waterways Journal is a weekly trade publication covering news of the inland rivers and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway

Please see printable research guides for further resources.