Valley of the Mississippi Illustrated Plates Collection

Accession Number: SC 18:38
Location: RB-M Photo
Dates: Unknown
Size: 1 small box, 0.15 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Author Henry Lewis
Acquisition info: Unknown
Accruals: No accruals expected 
Custodial history: Assembled into collection by SLPL Fine Arts Department
Language: English
Processed by: Amanda Bahr-Evola, July 2018
Conservation notes: Items placed in acid free box
Scope and Content: The collection contains individual color plates from Valley of the Mississippi Illustrated by Henry Lewis.  The title was first published in 1854, unknown what edition plates are from.   
Arrangement: Numeric by plate number
Restrictions: No restrictions   
Remarks: Originally cataloged as 917.3 Balcony in Central Library

Valley of the Mississippi Illustrated Plates Collection
Henry Lewis, author
1 small box; 0.15 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
 1/-  Finding aid
Plate 1 St. Louis, Missouri
Plate 2 The Steamboat “Grand Turk” Wooding at Night
Plate 3 Indian Deputation
Plate 4 Fort Snelling
Plate 5 The Mouths of the Mississippi
Plate 6 The Falls of St. Anthony
Plate 7 Rolling Prairie
Plate 8 The St. Peter’s River Valley
Plate 9 The Little Falls
Plate 10 St. Paul, Minnesota
Plate 11 Little Crow’s Village
Plate 12 Red Rock Prairie
Plate 13 Medicine Bottle’s Village
Plate 14 The Mouth of the St. Croix River
Plate 15 Red Wing’s Village
Plate 16 An Indian Cemetery
Plate 17 Lake Pepin
Plate 18 The Maiden Rock
Plate 19 The Camp of the United States Troops at Wabasha Prairie
Plate 20 The Indians’ Grand Council
Plate 21 The Mouth of the Chippewa River
Plate 22  The Indian Camp at Wabasha Prairie
Plate 23 An Indian Hunting Party
Plate 24 The Dog Dance
Plate 25 A Prairie Fire
Plate 26 The Battle of Bad Axe
Plate 27 Indians Spearing Fish
Plate 28 Indians Hunting Deer by Moonlight
Plate 29 Scalping Scene on the Mississippi
Plate 30 Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin, IN 1830
Plate 31 The Mouth of the Wisconsin River
Plate 32 Cassville, Wisconsin, IN 1829
Plate 33 The Indian’s Lookout
Plate 34 Dubuque, Iowa
Plate 35 The Tete Des Morts River
Plate 36 Galena, Illinois
Plate 37 View on the Fever River
Plate 38 Bellevue, Iowa
Plate 39 Savanna, Illinois
Plate 40 Port Byron, Illinois and Berlin, Iowa
Plate 41 The Rapids
Plate 42 Fort Armstrong
Plate 43 Fort Armstrong on Rock Island
Plate 44 Muscatine, Iowa
Plate 45 Great Muscatine Prairie in Iowa
Plate 46 Burlington, Iowa
Plate 47 Fort Madison, Iowa
Plate 48 Nauvoo, Illinois
Plate 49 The Mormon Temple
Plate 50 Warsaw, Illinois
Plate 51 The Artist’s Encampment
Plate 52 Quincy, Illinois
Plate 53 A View on the Mississippi Near Quincy
Plate 54 Keokuk, Iowa
Plate 55 Hannibal, Missouri
Plate 56 Louisiana, Missouri
Plate 57 Grafton, Illinois
Plate 58 The Piasa Rock
Plate 59 Balustrade Bluffs with the Grand Staircase
Plate 60 Alton, Illinois
Plate 61 The Mouth of the Missouri River
Plate 62 The Great Fire in St. Louis
Plate 63 Carondelet, Missouri
Plate 64 Herculaneum, Missouri
Plate 65 Cairo, Illinois and the Mouth of the Ohio River
Plate 66 New Madrid, Missouri
Plate 67 Memphis, Tennessee
Plate 68 The Mouth of the Arkansas River
Plate 69 Vicksburg, Mississippi
Plate 70 A Cotton Plantation
Plate 71 General Taylor’s Plantation
Plate 72 Natchez, Mississippi
Plate 73 The Mouth of the Red River
Plate 74 Bayou Sara, Louisiana
Plate 75 The convent of the Sacred Heart
Plate 76 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Plate 77 New Orleans, Louisiana
Plate 78 The Pilot’s Station
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