Brower, J. V. (Jacob Vradenberg), 1844-1905

Alternative names

Hide Profile

Jacob Vradenberg Brower, sometimes spelled Vradenburg, was an ethnologist and explorer. He lived in Minnesota, and surveyed and explored the land around the headwaters of the Mississippi River, as well as land in Kansas.

From the description of J.V. Brower autobiographical sketch, 1902. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64061382

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Blackman, Elmer E., archeologist. person
associatedWith Castañeda de N'ajera, Pedro de, 16th cent. person
associatedWith Catlin, George, 1796-1872. person
associatedWith Chaney, Josiah, 1796-1853 person
associatedWith Chaney, Josiah Blodget, 1828-1908. person
associatedWith Coronado, Francisco V'asquez de, 1510-1554. person
associatedWith Crosby, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1830-1910. person
associatedWith Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956. person
associatedWith Huntington Free Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Lind, John, 1854-1930. person
associatedWith Minnesota Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Quivira Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanley, William Eugene, 1844-1910. person
associatedWith Winchell, N. H. (Newton Horace), 1839-1914. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Blue River (Kan. and Mo.)
Itasca State Park (Minn.)
Itasca State Park (Minn.)
Itasca, Lake, Region (Minn.)
Mississippi River
United States
Geary County (Kan.)
Topeka (Kan.)
Wichita Indians
Dakota Indians
Indians of North America
Prehistoric peoples
Ojibwa Indians
Forest surveys


Birth 1844

Death 1905



Ark ID: w6jh4cx4

SNAC ID: 5589059