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Collection Number RG1123.AM
Collection Name RG1123 Kelley, Michael, 1854-
Identifier Reminiscence
Size and Materials 1 item
Title Michael Kelley reminiscences
Date or Date Span 1936
Year Range from 1936
Year Range to 1936
Scope & Content This collection consists of an account, written in March of 1936, of freighting experiences of M. Kelley in the 1880s and during the Black Hills Gold Rush of 1876. Meetings with General Custer and outlaw "Persimmon Bill" are described.
Creator Kelley, Michael, 1854-
Finding Aids Michael Kelley finding aid
Related units of description Mention of Michael Kelley appears in Nebraska History, 1935, vol. 16, p. 189.
Subjects Mineral deposits
Reminiscing
People Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876
Kelley, Michael, 1854-
Lemon, William "Persimmon Bill"
Search Terms Black Hills (S.D.) -- History
Freight and freightage
Mines and mineral resources -- South Dakota
Reminiscences