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Andy Adams letter 1928 January 12

Adams, Andy, 1859-1935 (Author (aut)).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0004 (Text) 00000105865885 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains a letter from Andy Adams in Colorado Springs, Colorado "to my dear boy" on January 28, 1912 regarding Jesse Chisholm and the Chisholm Trail. Adams states that the irony of naming the trail after Chisholm was that he never used that trail to herd cattle.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Andy Adams letter, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Andy Adams was born in Whitley County, Indiana on May 3, 1859. He was the son of Andrew and Elizabeth (Elliott) Adams. Adams was raised on a farm in Indiana, but as a young man, decided to seek his fortune in Texas, where he became a cowboy. After living in Texas for ten years, Adams decided to move to Colorado, where he took up mining and writing. It was at his home in Colorado Springs that he authored novels such as Log of a Cowboy and A Texas Matchmaker. Adams died in Colorado Springs on September 26, 1935.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Paul W. Kieser on 1957/10/11.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Authors and publishers.
Authors, American > Indiana > 20th century.
Cowboys.
Chisholm Trail.
Colorado Springs (Colo.)
Genre: Correspondence.

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