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This is the project bibliography page - for names please return to the:
DATABASE PAGE

Books:
Codes Book Title Year Content/Subject/Story Reference Source:
B001 "Exploración del Rio Madera"  1870 by Jose y Francisco Keller, 72 pages click to download
pre-1878 exploration of the Madeira
B002 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" 1874 by Franz Keller, 177 pages click to download
Pre-1878 exploration of the Madeira
B003 "The Route To Bolivia Via The River Amazon " 1877 by Col. George Earl church, 216 pages clcik to download
Report to the governments of Brazil and Bolivia
Pre-1878 exploration of the Madeira
B004 "Up the Amazon and Madeira Rivers" 1879 by Edward D. Mathews, 402 pages click to download
Resident engineer on the earlier Col. Church Expedition
B005 "Do Rio de Janeiro ao Amazonas e alto Madeira" 1885 by Brazil Studies Committee for the Madeira Mamoré Railway click to download
230 pages, Travel impressions
B006 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" 1907 by Neville B. Craig, 479 pages click to download
1878 Expedition - best descriptive reference available
B007 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" 1907 literary news and criticism (of B-6 above)  click to view
1878 Expedition - from New York Tribune Dec 17, 1907
B008 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" 1917 book review (of B-6 above) by J. W. Evans  click to view
1878 Expedition - "An Abortive Enterprise in Brazil" 
B009 "The Rubber Country of the Amazon" 1911 by Henry C. Pearson, pages 119-137 click to download
1907-1912 Expedition with many photos
B010 "The Sea and the Jungle" 1912 by Henry Major Tomlinson, 354 pages click to download
Narrative of the 1909-1910 voyage of the steamer "Capella"
B011 "The Jungle Route" 1940 by Frank W. Kravigny, 234 pages AmazonBooks
1907-1912 Expedition with many photos
B012 "Two Boys in South American Jungles" or 1929 by Grace B. Jekyll, 167 pages AmazonBooks
"Railroading on the Madeira-Mamore" (wife of the contactors "May, Jekyll & Randolph")
1907-1912 Expedition historical fiction - adventure story
B012A "Seven Grass Huts" or 1939 by Cecile Hulse Matschat, 281 pages AmazonBooks
"An engineer's wife In Central & South America" Authors husband was engineer on 1907-1912 Expedition 
B013 "The Wilderness Voyage"  1952 by Peter Grieve, 216 pages AmazonBooks
1940-1950 descriptive travelogue - excellent writing
B014 "Mad Maria" 1985 by Marco Souza, 390 pages AmazonBooks
1907-1912 Expedition historical fiction
B015 "Graveyard of the Atlantic" 1989 by David Stick - UNC Press,  pages 86-104 AmazonBooks
1878 Expedition Metropolis shipwreck
B016 "Railways of Brazil in Postcards and  2005 by Carlos Cornejo e João Emilio Gerodetti, 260 pages click to preview
and Souvenir Albums" Estrada de Ferro Madeira-Mamore pages 250-256
B017 "Trem-fantasma: a Ferrovia Madeira-Mamore  2005 by Francisco Foot Hardman, 345 pages AmazonBooks
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Maps:
Codes Book Title Names Content/Subject/Story Reference Source:
M001 "Ill-Fated Expedition" by Craig, 1907 no Madeira-Mamore Railroad plan (used at the top of this page) click to view
M002 "Ill-Fated Expedition" by Craig, 1907 no Madeira and Mamore Rivers click to view
M003 "Ill-Fated Expedition" by Craig, 1907 yes Engineer Corps No. 1 - Camps 2, 3, 4, & 5 click to view
M004 "Ill-Fated Expedition" by Craig, 1907 no Amazon below Obidos click to view
M005 "Ill-Fated Expedition" by Craig, 1907 no Bolivia click to view
M006 "The Rubber Country" by Pearson, 1911 no Madeira-Mamore Railroad click to view
M007 "The Rubber Country" by Pearson, 1911 no Amazon Rubber Region click to view
M008 "The Rubber Country" by Pearson, 1911 no Amazon Delta click to view
M009 "The Rubber Country" by Pearson, 1911 no Rubber Country click to view
M010 David Rumsey Historical Map Collection  no 1860 Map of Bolivia click to view
M011 David Rumsey Historical Map Collection  no 1866 Map of Brazil click to view
M012 David Rumsey Historical Map Collection  no 1874 Map of Bolivia-Brazil Border click to view
M013 Library of Congress no 1914 Map Roosevelt Map  click to view
M014 "The Wilderness Voyage" by Grieve, 1952 no 1952 Map book foldout click to view
Historical-Misc:
Codes Document Title Names Content/Subject/Story Reference Source:
H001 Madeira and Mamore Association yes 1908 membership list of 1878 participants click to view
1878 Expedition - survivors association
H002 1878 Expedition by R. H. Hepburn yes unpublished recollections, 65 pages click to download
1878 Expedition - Juno & Brazil tugs
H003 Madeira-Mamore Railway by Halsey, 1918 yes US Dept of Commerce - Special Agent Series No. 169 click to view
part of "Investments In Latin America", pages 155-156 
H004 "History of Cambria County"  yes by Henry Wilson Storey, 1907, pages 539-542 click to view
1878 Expedition - Genealogy reference Collins Bros.
Newspapers:
Note: Some newspaper articles are copyrighted but original copies can be downloaded from the web sites listed below.
GenealogyBank, NewspaperArchive and Footnote are subscription websites.
The NYTimes, BrooklynPublicLibrary and LibraryOfCongress are free websites.
Codes Newspaper Articles Names Content/Subject/Story Reference Source:
(listed chronologically)
1877 1877 1877 1877 1877
N001 Philadelphia Inquirer Nov 17, 1877 none Brazil favors railroad GenealogyBank
N002 Philadelphia Inquirer Dec 22, 1877 none Collins prepares Mercedita GenealogyBank
N003 Philadelphia Inquirer Dec 26, 1877 yes Mercedita arrives Wilmington GenealogyBank
N004 Philadelphia Inquirer Dec 31, 1877 yes Mercedita prepares to sail GenealogyBank
1878 1878 1878 1878 1878
N005 New York Times Jan 2, 1878 yes Mercedita prepares to sail NewspaperArchive
N006 Philadelphia Inquirer Jan 3, 1878 yes Mercedita sails for Brazil GenealogyBank
N007 New York Times Jan 3, 1878 yes Mercedita on her way NewspaperArchive
N008 North American Jan 3, 1878 yes Mercedita on her way GenealogyBank
N009 New York Herald Jan 3, 1878 yes Departure for Brazil click to view
N010 Indiana Progress Jan 3, 1878 yes Harry B. Kinport departs NewspaperArchive
N011 Indiana Democrat Jan 10, 1878 yes Lists Indiana County, PA men NewspaperArchive
N012 Philadelphia Inquirer Jan 12, 1878 none Metropolis next to carry out supplies GenealogyBank
N013 San Francisco Bulletin Jan 17, 1878 yes Mercedita prepares to sail GenealogyBank
N014 Denison Daily News Jan 20, 1878 yes Mercedita prepares to sail GenealogyBank
N015 Philadelphia Inquirer Jan 22, 1878 none Metropolis to anchor at Willow Street wharf GenealogyBank
N016 New York Times Feb 1, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details NYTimes
N017 St. Albans Messenger Feb 1, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N018 Wheeling Register Feb 1, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N019 Cincinnati Daily Gazette Feb 1, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N020 Inter Ocean Feb 1, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N021 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Feb 1, 1878 none Metropolis wreck details BrooklynPublicLibrary
N022 Critic-Record Feb 1, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N023 Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 1, 1878 yes Metropolis - lists lost & saved GenealogyBank
N024 Boston Journal Feb 1, 1878 yes Metropolis - lists lost & saved GenealogyBank
N025 Chicago Tribune Feb 1, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details Footnote
N026 New York Times Feb 2, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details NYTimes
N027 Minnesotian Herald Feb 2,1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N028 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Feb 2, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details BrooklynPublicLibrary
N029 Critic-Record Feb 2, 1878 (1) none Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N030 Critic-Record Feb 2, 1878 (2) yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N031 Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 2, 1878 (1) yes Metropolis - lists lost & saved GenealogyBank
N032 Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 2, 1878 (2) yes Metropolis - lists lost & saved GenealogyBank
N033 North American Feb 2, 1878 (3) yes Metropolis - lists lost & saved GenealogyBank
N034 New York Times Feb 2, 1878 yes Metropolis - lists saved & injured NYTimes
N035 Galveston Daily News Feb 3, 1878 none Metropolis wreck details NewspaperArchive
N036 Daily Constitution Feb 3, 1878 none Metropolis wreck details NewspaperArchive
N037 Sedalia Daily Democrat Feb 3, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details NewspaperArchive
N038 Dubuque Herald Feb 3, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details NewspaperArchive
N039 Salt Lake Daily Tribune Feb 3, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details NewspaperArchive
N040 Milwaukee Daily News Feb 3, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details NewspaperArchive
N041 New Orleans Times Feb 3, 1878 none Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N042 Times Picayune Feb 3, 1878 none Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N043 Cincinnati Commercial Tribune Feb 3, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N044 Denison Daily News Feb 3, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N045 New York Times Feb 4, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details NYTimes
N046 New York Times Feb 4, 1878 none Uneasiness over Mercedita NYTimes
N047 Boston Journal Feb 4, 1878 yes Mercedita & Metropolis notes GenealogyBank
N048 Springfield Republican Feb 4, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N049 Worcester Daily Spy Feb 4, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N050 Baltimore Sun Feb 4, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N051 Inter Ocean Feb 4, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N052 Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 4, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N053 Critic-Record Feb 4, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N054 Cincinnati Daily Gazette Feb 4, 1878 none Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N055 Critic-Record Feb 4, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N056 Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 5, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N057 Worcester Daily Spy Feb 5, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N058 Boston Journal Feb 5, 1878 none Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N059 Baltimore Sun Feb 6, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N060 New Hampshire Patriot Feb 6, 1878 none Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N061 North American Feb 6, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N062 Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 12, 1878 none Mercedita in Barbados GenealogyBank
N063 Indiana Democrat Feb 14, 1878 yes Indiana county men on Richmond NewspaperArchive
N064 Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 15, 1878 yes The Richmond sails Brazil GenealogyBank
N065 North American Feb 15, 1878 yes The Richmond sails Brazil GenealogyBank
N066 Indiana Democrat Feb 21, 1878 yes Harry B. Kinport Letter - early NewspaperArchive
N067 San Francisco Bulletin Feb 21, 1878 yes Metropolis wreck details GenealogyBank
N068 Chicago Tribune Feb 24, 1878 none Mercedita arrives mouth Amazon Footnote
N069 Cincinnati Daily Gazette Feb 25, 1878 none Richmond arrives at St. Thomas GenealogyBank
N070 Inter Ocean Feb 25, 1878 none Richmond arrives at St. Thomas GenealogyBank
N071 Indiana Democrat Feb 28, 1878 none Richmond arrives St. Thomas NewspaperArchive
N072 North American Mar 1, 1878 yes Mercedita 400 miles up Amazon GenealogyBank
N073 Chicago Tribune Mar 2, 1878 yes Bondholders acquire control of railroad loan  Footnote
N074 Chicago Tribune Mar 7, 1878 yes Steamship Rio de Janeiro launched Footnote
N075 Philadelphia Inquirer Mar 7, 1878 yes Mails for the Amazon GenealogyBank
N076 Chicago Tribune Mar 11, 1878 yes Brazil concedes Negro workers OK Footnote
N077 Philadelphia Inquirer Mar 11, 1878 yes Richmond arrives in Porto Rico GenealogyBank
N078 Indiana Progress Mar 14, 1878 yes Aliunde Joe Letter NewspaperArchive
N079 Worcester Daily Spy Mar 14, 1878 none Brazil concedes Negro workers OK GenealogyBank
N080 New Orleans Times Mar 14, 1878 none Brazil concedes Negro workers OK GenealogyBank
N081 Galveston News Mar 18, 1878 none Brazil withdraws embargo on Negros GenealogyBank
N082 Indiana Progress Mar 21, 1878 yes Harry B. Kinport Letter - early NewspaperArchive
N083 Philadelphia Inquirer Mar 25, 1878 none Schooner Anthony to sail for Brazil GenealogyBank
N084 Mays Landing Mar 30, 1878 none Schooners Wood & Anthony sail click to view
N085 Indiana Progress Apr 4, 1878 yes Brazil railroad in unhealthy climate NewspaperArchive
N086 Critic-Record Apr 15, 1878 yes Imboden in charge of 300 Negro workers GenealogyBank
N087 New Orleans Times Apr 15, 1879 yes Roach launches City of Para GenealogyBank
N088 Indiana Democrat Apr 18, 1878 yes J. P. Hildebrand letter from Para NewspaperArchive
N089 Baltimore Sun Apr 29,1878 none Richmond reports breakbone fever GenealogyBank
N090 Cincinnati Commercial Tribune Apr 29, 1878 none Italians dissatisfied - shot at - arrested GenealogyBank
N091 Cincinnati Daily Gazette Apr 29, 1878 none Italians dissatisfied - shot at - arrested GenealogyBank
N092 Inter Ocean Apr 29, 1878 none Italians dissatisfied - shot at - arrested GenealogyBank
N093 North American Apr 29, 1878 none Your Friend letter - Italians dissatisfied GenealogyBank
N094 Indiana Progress May 2, 1878 yes Teddy Maher's letter NewspaperArchive
N095 North American May 3, 1878 yes Col. William Frobock dies in Para, Brazil GenealogyBank
N096 Philadelphia Inquirer May 4, 1878 none Mercedita arrives on New York GenealogyBank
N097 Chicago Tribune May 5, 1878 none Collins securing colored laborers Footnote
N098 Cincinnati Commercial Tribune May 5, 1878 none Collins securing colored laborers GenealogyBank
N099 Brooklyn Daily Eagle May 5, 1878 none Collins securing colored laborers BrooklynPublicLibrary
N100 Philadelphia Inquirer May 6, 1878 none Collins securing colored laborers GenealogyBank
N101 Cincinnati Daily Gazette May 6, 1878 none Collins securing colored laborers GenealogyBank
N102 San Francisco Bulletin May 6, 1878 none Collins securing colored laborers GenealogyBank
N103 Indiana Progress May 9, 1878 yes Harry B. Kinport Letter No. 1-2 NewspaperArchive
N104 Indiana Progress May 16, 1878 yes Harry B. Kinport Letter No. 2-3 NewspaperArchive
N105 Indiana Progress May 23, 1878 yes Harry B. Kinport Letter No. 3 NewspaperArchive
N106 North American May 23, 1878 none Tugs Juno & Brazil in St. Thomas for repairs GenealogyBank
N107 Critic-Record May 30, 1878 yes Murphy leaves with laborers GenealogyBank
N108 Baltimore Sun May 30, 1878 yes Murphy leaves with laborers GenealogyBank
N109 Macon Weekly Jun 11, 1878 none Collins securing colored laborers GenealogyBank
N110 Philadelphia Inquirer Jun 12, 1878 none Collins securing colored laborers GenealogyBank
N111 Indiana Democrat Jun 13, 1878 yes E. N. Stewart letter NewspaperArchive
N112 Critic-Record Jun 14, 1878 none Schooner Eldridge sails GenealogyBank
N113 North American Jun 14, 1878 none Schooner Eldridge sails GenealogyBank
N114 Plumas National Jun 21, 1878 yes Up The Amazon - Sam Scott's story click to view
N115 Boston Journal Jun 22, 1878 yes Abuse and suffering reported GenealogyBank
N116 Critic-Record Jun 22, 1878 yes Rourke & Judge arrive in Charleston GenealogyBank
N117 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Jun 22, 1878 yes Rourke & Judge arrive in Charleston BrooklynPublicLibrary
N118 New Hampshire Patriot Jun 26, 1878 yes Two men escaped from Brazil GenealogyBank
N119 Indiana Democrat Jun 27, 1878 yes Correspondent reports from Brazil NewspaperArchive
N120 Philadelphia Inquirer Jun 29, 1878 yes Collins answer criticism on Brazil GenealogyBank
N121 Chicago Tribune Jun 30, 1878 none USS Enterprise surveys Amazon Footnote
N122 Baltimore Sun Jul 3, 1878 none Collins securing colored laborers GenealogyBank
N123 Philadelphia Inquirer Jul 3, 1878 yes Collins securing colored laborers GenealogyBank
N124 Indiana Progress Jul 4, 1878 yes Kinport letter received NewspaperArchive
N125 Baltimore Sun Jul 15, 1878 none Provisions delayed GenealogyBank
N126 Indiana Democrat Jul 18, 1878 yes Correspondent reports from Brazil NewspaperArchive
N127 Indiana Progress Jul 18, 1878 yes Harry B. Kinport Letter NewspaperArchive
N128 Times Picayune Jul 27, 1878 yes O'Rourke and Judge story of hardships GenealogyBank
N129 New York Time Jul 30, 1878 yes Discouraging reports NYTimes
N130 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Jul 30, 1878 none Men in Brazil reported suffering every hardship BrooklynPublicLibrary
N131 Chicago Tribune Aug 1, 1878 yes Fearful misfortunes of Collins men Footnote
N132 Pomeroys Democrat Aug 3, 1878 yes W. Van Fleet reports matters worse GenealogyBank
N133 Times Picayune Aug 3, 1878 none Virulent fever among laborers GenealogyBank
N134 Indiana Progress Aug 8, 1878 yes Aliunde Joe Letter NewspaperArchive
N135 Indianapolis Sentinel Aug 8, 1878 yes Report on the men and the railroad GenealogyBank
N136 Chicago Tribune Aug 9, 1878 yes Collins denies hardships Footnote
N137 Philadelphia Inquirer Aug 9, 1878 yes Collins declares stories false GenealogyBank
N138 Times Picayune Aug 13, 1878 yes Report on the men and the railroad GenealogyBank
N139 Baltimore Sun Aug 16, 1878 yes Cilley reports laborers prostrated GenealogyBank
N140 Philadelphia Inquirer Aug 16, 1878 yes Cilley reports conditions exaggerated GenealogyBank
N141 Springfield Republican Aug 26, 1878 yes Connelly reports abuse GenealogyBank
N142 New York Times Aug 28, 1878 yes Selfridge & Enterprise survey aids navigation NYTimes
N143 Baltimore Sun Sep 9, 1878 yes Selfridge & Enterprise survey aids navigation GenealogyBank
N144 Springfield Republican Sep 16, 1878 none Railroad likely to fail GenealogyBank
N145 Indiana Progress Sep 19, 1878 yes Kinport letter received NewspaperArchive
N146 Indiana Progress Oct 3, 1878 yes Harry B. Kinport Letter NewspaperArchive
N147 Indiana Democrat Oct 3, 1878 yes Charles Haden (Hayden) letter NewspaperArchive
N148 Cincinnati Gazette Oct 3, 1878 yes Workers abandoning the project GenealogyBank
N149 Columbus Daily Enquirer Oct 9, 1878 yes Workers abandoning the project GenealogyBank
N150 Indiana Democrat Oct 10, 1878 yes Some arrive home - others remain hopeful NewspaperArchive
N151 Indiana Democrat Oct 31, 1878 yes J. M. Stewart arrives home NewspaperArchive
N152 New York Times Nov 2, 1878 yes Selfridge & Enterprise survey to improve trade NYTimes
N153 Indiana Progress Nov 21, 1878 yes Indiana men expected home NewspaperArchive
N154 Indiana Progress Dec 5, 1878 yes Teddy Maher letter - John W. King killed by Indians NewspaperArchive
N155 Indiana Progress Dec 5, 1878 yes References letter on first page NewspaperArchive
N156 Indiana Progress Dec 12, 1878 yes Bruce & Maher leave engineer corps NewspaperArchive
N157 San Francisco Bulletin  Dec 16, 1878 yes Railroad pushes on under Church and Collins GenealogyBank
N158 Indianapolis Sentinel Dec 17, 1878 yes Franck C. Morris letter GenealogyBank
N159 New York Time Dec 25, 1878 yes Former employees arrive in Para NYTimes
N160 Boston Journal Dec 28, 1878 yes Capt. William Weir reports smallpox in Brazil GenealogyBank
1879 1879 1879 1879 1879
N161 Atlanta Constitution Jan 2, 1879 yes Weir reports only 70 Collins workers still on job NewspaperArchive
N162 Wellsboro Agitator Jan 7, 1879 yes Weir reports only 70 Collins workers still on job NewspaperArchive
N163 Indiana Progress Jan 9, 1879 yes Indiana boys waiting transportation home NewspaperArchive
N164 Indiana Progress Jan 9, 1879 yes Hasinger dead - Wilkerson & Hildebrand return home NewspaperArchive
N165 Williamsport Gazette & Bulletin Jan 15, 1879 yes Robert H. Hepburn lecture at Academy of Music NewspaperArchive
N166 Indiana Democrat Jan 23, 1879 none Thomas Collins in Rio Janeiro asking aid NewspaperArchive
N167 New York Times Jan 30, 1879 yes Collins allows 230 laborers to return home NYTimes
N168 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Jan 30, 1879 yes Collins allows 230 laborers to return home BrooklynPublicLibrary
N169 Chester Daily Times Feb 6, 1879 yes Report on the Madeira Mamore Railroad  NewspaperArchive
N170 New Hampshire Sentinel Feb 6, 1879 none Unprofitable venture has claimed 185 lives GenealogyBank
N171 Indiana Democrat Feb 13, 1879 none Money tied up in England has crippled the enterprise NewspaperArchive
N172 Indiana Progress Apr 3, 1879 none Work abandoned - may failed - legal quibbling NewspaperArchive
N173 Indiana Democrat Apr 17, 1879 none Collins waiting for funds for work done NewspaperArchive
N174 Indiana Progress Apr 17, 1879 yes T. C. Maher dangerously ill at San Antonio, Brazil NewspaperArchive
N175 Springfield Republican May 5, 1879 none Collins waiting for funds for work done GenealogyBank
N176 Indiana Democrat May 17, 1879 yes P. C. Collins shot by Indian May 1st NewspaperArchive
N177 Huntington Journal Aug 1, 1879 yes First to swim ashore was victim in explosion NewspaperArchive
N178 Philadelphia Inquirer Sep 27, 1879 none Report says 69 men return home to New York GenealogyBank
N179 Indiana Democrat Oct 2, 1879 yes Maher returns - Leach expected soon & Kerr died NewspaperArchive
N180 Indiana Progress Oct 2, 1879 yes Maher returns - Leach expected soon & Kerr died NewspaperArchive
1880 1880 1880 1880 1880
N181 Indiana Progress Oct 16, 1880 yes "Teddy" Maher in town moving lively for a corpse. NewspaperArchive
N182 Salt Lake Daily Tribune Mar 25, 1880 none Bolivian loan restored to bondholders NewspaperArchive
N183 Connellsville Keystone Courier Apr 2, 1880 none Bolivian loan restored to bondholders NewspaperArchive
N184 Decatur Daily Review Apr 6, 1880 none Bolivian loan restored to bondholders NewspaperArchive
1898 1898 1898 1898 1898
N185 Altoona Mirror Sep 26, 1898 yes Thomas Collins dies at home in Bellefonte, PA NewspaperArchive
N186 Indiana Democrat Sep 28, 1898 yes Thomas Collins dies at home in Bellefonte, PA NewspaperArchive
N187 Salt Lake Herald Sep 26, 1898 yes Thomas Collins dies at home in Bellefonte, PA LibraryOfCongress
1899 1899 1899 1899 1899
N188 Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 19, 1899 yes Survivors of 1878 Expedition gather for banquet GenealogyBank
N189 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Apr 22, 1899 yes O. F. Nichols lecture at Brooklyn Institute BrooklynPublicLibrary
1906 1906 1906 1906 1906
N190 Aberdeen Daily News Feb 26, 1906 yes Members reunion held in Philadelphia GenealogyBank
1908 1908 1908 1908 1908
N191 The San Francisco May 13, 1908 none Yankee engineers take up the task when others fail LibraryOfCongress
1909 1909 1909 1909 1909
N192 Indiana Progress Jan 20, 1909 yes Peter Collins dies at home in Bellefonte, PA NewspaperArchive
N193 The Sun (NY) Dec 22, 1909 yes "Railroading In The Jungle" - 1908-1912 Expedition LibraryOfCongress
1910 1910 1910 1910 1910
N194 Washington Post Jan 2, 1910 none "Cutting A Jungle Trail" - 1908-1912 Expedition Footnote
N195 Chicago Tribune Jan 4, 1910 none "Germans Return Home" - 1908-1912 Expedition Footnote
1921 1921 1921 1921 1921
N196 Dallas Morning News Feb 7, 1921 none "Most Difficult Railway Ever Constructed" - historical GenealogyBank
1983 1983 1983 1983 1983
N197 Paris (TX) News Jun 30, 1983 none "Railroad in Amazon Partially Restored" NewspaperArchive
Note: Additional articles can also be found in British newspapers at: BritishNewspapers
Photos-Sketches
The earliest photos were taken in 1882 - we have not found any from the 1877-1879 expedition
Codes Document Title Date Content/Subject/Story Reference Source:
P001 San Antonio with Steamer and Launch 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P002 Mojos Indians at San Antonio 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P003 Railway Trestle near San Antonio 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P004 Sketches of San Antonio (NY Daily Graphic) 1879 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P005 Para - Street scene 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P006 Para - La Libertad Cemetery 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P007 Para - Estrada de Palmas 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P008 Para - Cathedral de Santa Maria de Belem 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P009 Para - Theater 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P010 Para - Private Residence 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P011 Bridgetown, Barbados - Ice House 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P012 Amazon Cattle Station (sketch by John Cox)     ? "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P013 Falls of the Theotonio (sketch by John Cox)     ? "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P014 Giant Tree Upper Madeira 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P015 Manaos, Brazil 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P016 Tug "Brazil" 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P017 Tug "Juno" 1882 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P018 Metropolis - Wreck    ? "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P019 Metropolis - Currituck Beach Scene    ? "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P020 Charles W. Buchholtz    ? "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P021 George W. Craighton    ? "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P022 Camille S. d'Invilliers    ? "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P023 Charles Paul Mackie 1878 "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P024 Othniel F. Nichols    ? "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P025 Thomas Collins    ? "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P026 Phillip Collins    ? "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P027 Charles Bird    ? "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P028 Col. George Earl Church    ? "Recollections of an Ill-Fated Expedition" by Neville B. Craig, click to view
P029 Woodcut - Craft On The Madeira & Amazon 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P030 Woodcut - Turtle Hunting On The Madeira 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P031 Woodcut - Theotonio Falls on the Madeira 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P032 Woodcut - Halt Under A Giant Primeval Forest 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P033 Woodcut - Soup for Dinner 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P034 Woodcut - Catch An Alligator With Lasso 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P035 Woodcut - A Mojo Returns From Fishing 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P036 Woodcut - Caripuna Indians With Tapir 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P037 Woodcut - Javary Palms On The Madiera 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P038 Woodcut - Tent Under The Palms 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P039 Woodcut - Settlement Of Rubber Collector 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P040 Woodcut - Rubber Making On The Madeira 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P041 Woodcut - Lateral River On The Madiera 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P042 Woodcut - Arara & Caripuna Bark Canoe 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P043 Woodcut - Interviewing Caripuna Indians 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P044 Woodcut - Giant Of The Forest 1874 "The Amazon and Madeira Rivers" by Franz Keller click to view
P045 Woodcut - San Antonio - looking downstream 1879 "Up The Amazon River" by Edward Mathews click to view
P046 Woodcut - Caripuna cascara orbark canoe 1879 "Up The Amazon River" by Edward Mathews click to view
P047 Woodcut - Garitea or travelers Canoe 1879 "Up The Amazon River" by Edward Mathews click to view
P048 Four photos of 1878 Collins relics 1909 Danna B. Merrill Collection - complete set is W003 below click to view
Web-Sites:
Codes Content/Subject/Story Date Web Site Address
W001 Madeira-Mamore Railway Society 1907-1912 http://efmm.net/pageenglish.htm  click to view
W002 History of Rondonia - 4 pages,  photos & text 1907-1912 Web site below translated to English & converted to .pdf click to view
http://www.portovelhoagora.com.br/fotos_antigas.asp 
W003 Danna B. Merrill Collection 1907-1912 Photo groups converted to .pdf    (64 pages & 260+ photographs) click to view
New York Public Library - NYPL Digital Gallery Index of photo groups converted to .pdf    (16 pages) click to view 
http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm
W004
W005

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