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Collection Number RG1001.AM
Collection Name RG1001 Fontenelle, Logan, 1825-1855
Identifier Eulogy
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Logan Fontenelle collection
Date or Date Span 1800-1855
Year Range from 1800
Year Range to 1945
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content 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.
Creator Webster, John Lee, 1847-1929
Other Creators Goss, John Q., 1827-1918
Bell, John T., 1856-1911
Gilmore, Melvin Randolph, 1868-1940
Finding Aids Logan Fontenelle finding aid.
Related units of description See the photo component [RG1001.PH] for related images.

The NSHS 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 NSHS Library catalog for related articles and publications.
Subjects Indians of North America
People Bell, John Thomas, 1842-1918
Danker, Donald Floyd, 1922-2005
Fontenelle, Logan, 1825-1855
Gilmore, George Harrison, 1866-1955
Gilmore, Melvin Randolph, 1868-1940
Goss, John Q., 1827-1918
Webster, John Lee, 1847-1929
Winn, William W.
Search Terms Bellevue (Neb.) -- History
Fontenelle family
Indians of North America -- Nebraska
Omaha Indians