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Name Gilder, Robert Fletcher, 1856-1940
Born 10/06/1856
Birthplace Flushing, New York
Occupation Editor; archeologist; artist
Deceased 03/07/1940
Deceased where Omaha, Nebraska

Associated Records

Image of RG1025.AM - RG1025 Gilder, Robert Fletcher, 1856-1940

RG1025.AM - RG1025 Gilder, Robert Fletcher, 1856-1940

The collection contains three letters and several articles by Robert F. Gilder. Gilder wrote two of the letters to A.E. Sheldon of the Nebraska State Historical Society to discuss their archaeological research. A third letter, dated January 19, 1922, is to Eolia Marquardt of Avoca, Nebraska, in which Gilder gives an account of his scientific discoveries and research. The collection also contains several reprints of articles concerning Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota archaeology. Photocopies of Gilder's "The Nebraska Culture Man" are included.

Image of RG1025.PH000001 - Print, Photographic

RG1025.PH000001 - Print, Photographic

This photo shows petroglyphs carved into a stone wall near Blackbird Hill in Thurston County, Nebraska.

Image of RG1025.PH000001 - Print, Photographic

RG1025.PH000001 - Print, Photographic

This photo shows petroglyphs carved into a stone wall near Blackbird Hill in Thurston County, Nebraska.

Image of RG1025.PH000002 - Print, Photographic

RG1025.PH000002 - Print, Photographic

This photo shows 7 people (6 men, 1 woman) testing the ground near Blackbird Hill for an archaeological dig. They are dressed nicely, and surrounded by underbrush and foliage.

Image of RG1025.PH000002 - Print, Photographic

RG1025.PH000002 - Print, Photographic

This photo shows 7 people (6 men, 1 woman) testing the ground near Blackbird Hill for an archaeological dig. They are dressed nicely, and surrounded by underbrush and foliage.

Image of RG1025.PH000003 - Print, Photographic

RG1025.PH000003 - Print, Photographic

This photo shows a large group of people gathered before a building.

Image of RG1025.PH000003 - Print, Photographic

RG1025.PH000003 - Print, Photographic

This photo shows a large group of people gathered before a building.

Image of RG1025.PH000004 - Print, Photographic

RG1025.PH000004 - Print, Photographic

This photo shows Dr. Robert F. Gilder seated at a table, looking at a book. He is surrounded by photo prints and illustrations adorning the walls behind him.

Image of RG1025.PH000004 - Print, Photographic

RG1025.PH000004 - Print, Photographic

This photo shows Dr. Robert F. Gilder seated at a table, looking at a book. He is surrounded by photo prints and illustrations adorning the walls behind him.