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Collection Number RG1122.AM
Collection Name RG1122 Keith, A.A.
Identifier Reminiscence
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title A.A. Keith reminiscences
Date or Date Span 1910s?
Year Range from 1878
Year Range to 1888
Scope & Content 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.
Creator Keith, A.A.
Finding Aids A.A. Keith finding aid
Related units of description The NSHS collections include various materials relating to Dull Knife and the Cheyenne Outbreak of 1878.
Subjects Cattle
Indians of North America
People Dull Knife
Keith, A.A.
Search Terms Cattle drives
Cattle trails
Cheyenne Indians
Cheyenne outbreak, Neb., 1878
Indians of North America -- Wars