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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1001.AM:  Logan Fontenelle, 1825-1855



Papers:  1800-1945; mostly 1853-1855

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection contains biographical information and eulogies for Logan Fontenelle. Some genealogical information about the Fontenelle Family is also given, along with detailed writings concerning the location of Logan Fontenelle’s grave. Of significance are two papers that describe Fontenelle’s life and personality, and his importance to the Omaha Indians. The first paper is a eulogy by John Lee Webster. The second paper entitled, “Death of Logan Fontenelle, The Chief of the Omahas,” is by John Q. Goss. Also included in the collection are a couple of items that question the purported facts written about Fontenelle. The first item is a letter to the editor of the Omaha Bee by John T. Bell. The second item was written by Melvin R. Gilmore.



See also the photo component [RG1001.PH] for related images.



INVENTORY



Logan Fontenelle research materials



 



RELATED MATERIALS



The collections contain various materials relating to Logan Fontenelle and the Fontenelle Family, including the Fontenelle Family collection [RG1738] and the Richard Dean Rowen papers [RG2641].



See the Nebraska History index and the Library catalog for related articles and publications.



 



Subject headings:



Bell, John Thomas, 1842-1918

Bellevue (Nebraska) — History

Danker, Donald F., 1922-2005

Fontenelle family

Fontenelle, Logan, 1825-1855

Gilmore, George Harrison, 1866-1955

Gilmore, Melvin Randolph, 1868-1940

Goss, John Q., 1827-1918

Indians of North America — Nebraska

Omaha Indians

Webster, John Lee, 1847-1928

Winn, William W.



 



Revised TMM       05-06-2009