Heffelbower family [RG6171.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG6171.AM:  Heffelbower family

Papers: 1958
Webster and Clay Counties, Nebraska
Size:  One folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of one folder containing a letter and two reminiscences written by Tula Pearl (Deeder) Heffelbower in 1958.  The letter gives background information about David Heffelbower (Tula's father-in-law).  The first reminiscence is entitled, "The Buffalo Hunt - 1871."  It describes David Heffelbower going on one of the first buffalo hunts in southern Nebraska in 1871.  The second reminiscence, entitled "The Blizzard of 1888," recounts her parents’ experience attending the East Lynn School near Clay Center, Nebraska, during the blizzard on January 12, 1888.

Note:  Typescript copies of the two reminiscences are cataloged in the History Nebraska Library under call number 921 R99 H36b.

INVENTORY

Item

  1. Letter by Mrs. George Heffelbower to the Nebraska State Historical Society, 1958
  2. Reminiscence, "The Buffalo Hunt - 1871"
  3. Reminiscence, "The Blizzard of 1888"

 

Subject headings:

American bison hunting
Blizzards -- Nebraska -- 1888
Deeder, Charles A., 1869-1958
Deeder, Lou Ella (Golding), 1870-1955
Heffelbower, David, 1853-1939
Heffelbower, Tula Pearl (Deeder), 1893-1981
Reminiscences

 

TMM     12-11-2020

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