Fontenelle Family [RG1738.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1738.AM:  Fontenelle Family

Misc. papers:  1865-2007
Size:  One folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one folder containing six items relating to the Fontenelle family.  Included in the collection are a document showing Henry Fontenelle as guardian of Lucien Fontenelle (1865); a photocopy and typescript copy of a letter from Henry Fontenelle to Harriet MacMurphy (1894); and a photocopy of a newspaper article about Emily Fontenelle (1930).  Also included are a photocopy of a paper entitled, “Meumbane and Lucien Fontenelle’s Children: A Family History,” presented by Joyce Marie Kramer and Susan Fontenelle Cutlip at the 16th Annual Symposium sponsored by the Center for Great Plains Studies on April 9-11, 1992; and a newsletter publication entitled, “A Proud Past - A Bright Future: The Omaha Nation Visits Bellevue,” April 11, 2007.

INVENTORY

Item

  1. Guardianship record, 1865
  2. Letter from Henry Fontenelle to Harriet MacMurphy, 1894 (photocopy)
  3. Letter from Henry Fontenelle to Harriet MacMurphy, 1894 (typed transcript)
  4. Newspaper article about Emily Fontenelle, 1930
  5. “Meumbane and Lucien Fontenelle’s Children: A Family History,” by Joyce Marie Kramer and Susan Fontenelle Cutlip, 1992
  6. “A Proud Past - A Bright Future: The Omaha Nation Visits Bellevue,” April 11, 2007

 

Subject headings:

Bellevue (Nebraska) -- History
DeSmet, Pierre Jean, 1801-1873
Fontenelle family
Fontenelle, Emily (Pappan), 1832-1932
Fontenelle, Henry, 1831-1899
Fontenelle, Logan, 1825-1855
Fontenelle, Lucien F., 1800-1840
Fontenelle, Me-um-bane, 1804-1840
MacMurphy, Harriet S. (Dakin), 1848-1932
Pawnee Indians
Omaha Indians
Sarpy, Peter Abadie, 1804-1865
Siouan Indians

 

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