HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG6171.AM: Heffelbower family
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.
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