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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

    1. Reminiscence, “The Buffalo Hunt – 1871”

    1. 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



 



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