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Early reminiscences of Abilene, Kansas.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P474

Overview

This is a reminiscence about life in Abilene, Kansas, during the years 1870-71, as told to H.L. Humphrey by William B. Smith in February 1932, one month before his death. Smith came to Abilene in November 1870 and set himself up in business in the first tin shop in town. Included is a description of the location of some of the businesses, the death of the Marshall, Tom Smith, and a description of a shoot-out involving Wild Bill Hickok

Dates

  • February 1932

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 folder (4 leaves, photocopy)

Physical Location

RH MS P474

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Susan Walker 2/83
Title
Guide to the William B. Smith Collection
Subtitle
Early reminiscences of Abilene, Kansas.
Author
sfw 2/83 mg 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid writtenin<language> English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/9931740671
Preferred citation
William B. Smith Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P474, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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