William R. Lewis [RG5529.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG5529.AM:  William R. Lewis

Papers:  1930s-1950s; 1995-1998
Macy, Thurston County, Neb.:  Writer; historian
Size:  0.2 cu.ft.; 1 box

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection contains correspondence and manuscripts written by William Lewis, particularly regarding Native American legends and stories. Included are stories about Blackbird Hill, Mission Point, and steamboat navigation on the Missouri River. The materials dating from the 1990s consist of Carolyn Van Zandt's research into steamboat navigation and other areas relating to Lewis' writings. Van Zandt was interested in having the Lewis manuscripts published.

Note:  See the NSHS Library Catalog for the publication, The cry on Blackbird Hill, by W.R. Lewis [398.2 L677c].

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Blackbird Hill (Mo.)
Indians of North America -- Folklore
Lewis, William R.
Missouri River -- Navigation
Omaha Indians -- Folklore
Steamboats -- Missouri River -- History
Van Zandt, Carolyn

 

TMM   06-25-2008
Encoded TMM   06-03-2010

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