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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1122.AM:  A.A. Keith



Reminiscences:  1878, 1886-1888

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of one item, a reminiscence by A.A. Keith entitled, “Indian Raid in 1878 under Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife.” Keith, a horse wrangler on a cattle drive along the Texas Trail, gives an account of life on a cattle drive between Elsworth, Kansas, and Kearney, Nebraska. He describes conflicts with Cheyenne Indians, as well as imprisonment of the Northern Cheyenne at Fort Robinson, Nebraska.



Note:  The History Nebraska collections include various materials relating to Dull Knife and the Cheyenne Outbreak of 1878.



INVENTORY



Reminiscence, “Indian Raid in 1878 under Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife” by A.A. Keith



 



Subject headings:



Cattle drives

Cattle trails

Cheyenne Indians

Cheyenne outbreak, Nebraska, 1878

Dull Knife (Cheyenne Chief), ca. 1828-1879 or 1883

Indians of North America — Wars

Keith, A.A.



 



Revised TMM        05-01-2009