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Andy Adams letter

Label
Andy Adams letter, 1928 January 12
Title
Andy Adams letter
Inclusive dates
1928 January 12
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains a letter from Andy Adams in Colorado Springs, Colorado "to my dear boy" on January 28, 1912 regarding Jesse Chisholm and the Chisholm Trail. Adams states that the irony of naming the trail after Chisholm was that he never used that trail to herd cattle
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Biographical or historical data
Andy Adams was born in Whitley County, Indiana on May 3, 1859. He was the son of Andrew and Elizabeth (Elliott) Adams. Adams was raised on a farm in Indiana, but as a young man, decided to seek his fortune in Texas, where he became a cowboy. After living in Texas for ten years, Adams decided to move to Colorado, where he took up mining and writing. It was at his home in Colorado Springs that he authored novels such as Log of a Cowboy and A Texas Matchmaker. Adams died in Colorado Springs on September 26, 1935.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1859-1935
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Adams, Andy
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  • Authors and publishers
  • Authors, American
  • Cowboys
  • Chisholm Trail
  • Colorado Springs (Colo.)
Label
Andy Adams letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1567
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17532947
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Paul W. Kieser on 1957/10/11.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn924856476
  • (OCoLC)924856476
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Andy Adams letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1567
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17532947
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Paul W. Kieser on 1957/10/11.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn924856476
  • (OCoLC)924856476
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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