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MS 413 - Herbert Homer Hewes Black Hills Gold Rush Diary Collection

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Box 1

Newspapers-Journal Magazine-"When Minneapolis Adventurers Outwalked Train and Steamboat in a Race For Gold."



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MS 413 - Herbert Homer Hewes Black Hills Gold Rush Diary Collection, 1876, 1927 | McCracken Research Library

By Samantha L. Harper, 2012

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Collection Overview

Title: MS 413 - Herbert Homer Hewes Black Hills Gold Rush Diary Collection, 1876, 1927Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Hewes, Herbert Homer (1858-?)

Extent: 0.25

Arrangement:

The Herbert Homer Hewes Black Hills Gold Rush Diary Collection (No. 413) is arranged, as follows:

OUTLINE OF SERIES ARRANGEMENT

            PAPERS-BOX 1

            OVERSIZE-Oversize Folder 1

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SERIES DESCRIPTIONS

SERIES 1. Papers, 1876, 1927, .25 ft (Box 1)-

SERIES 2. Oversize Papers, 1927, . 10 ft (Oversize Folder 1)-

Date Acquired: 01/01/2007

Subjects: Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.), Gold Mines and Mining, Gold Mines and Mining - Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.), Gold Mines and Mining - South Dakota, Gold Mines and Mining - South Dakota - Black Hills, Hewes, Herbert Homer

Languages: English

Abstract

Herbert Homer Hewes travel with his father Julius from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Rapid City, South Dakota (Dakota Territory) in search of gold in the Black Hills of the Dakota Territory during 1876. The diary and accompany documents further record their experiences during the journey, as well as their recollections of these events in 1927.

Collection Historical Note

Herbert Homer Hewes (1858 or 1859 - Unknown),

Herbert Homer Hewes was born to Julius and Priscilla Hewes in Minnesota sometime during 1858 or 1859. The Hewes Family relocated from Maine sometime between 1850 and 1855. It was during the Gold Rush for the Black Hills during 1876 that Julius and Herbert Hewes along with a company of 34 men and boys in what was called the  ' Hewes and Clark Expedition' traveled from Minneapolis to Sioux City to Crook City (Chamberlain) to Pierre to Rapid City. Most of the Hewes Family jioned the men in Central City (Dakota Territory) by 1880.

Hewes Family

              Julius Hewes (1821 or 1822), Maine

              Priscilla J. Hewes (1839 or 1840), Maine

              Alma Hewes (1857 or 1858), Minnesota

              Herbert Homer Hewes (1858 or 1859), Minnesota

              Lester Hewes (1861 or 1862), Minnesota

              Louis/ Lewis Hewes (1862 or 1863), Minnesota

              Arthur Hewes (1865 or 1866), Minnesota

              Mary D. Hewes (1868 or 1869), Minnesota

              Adam/ Addison H. Hewes (1870 or 1871), Minnesota

Subject/Index Terms

Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
Gold Mines and Mining
Gold Mines and Mining - Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
Gold Mines and Mining - South Dakota
Gold Mines and Mining - South Dakota - Black Hills
Hewes, Herbert Homer

Administrative Information

Repository: McCracken Research Library

Access Restrictions: McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition od manuscript material. Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.

Related Materials:

*For additional publications about the Black Hills Gold Rush, please search the McCracken Research Library Catalog at: http://wyld.state.wy.us/bbhc/

Digitized Collection of Herbert Homer Hewes - MS 413 in Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Digital Collections.  For more information please see http://library.centerofthewest.org/cdm/search/collection/MS413/order/identi/ad/asc                


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[Folder OVERSIZE 1: Newspapers-Journal Magazine-"When Minneapolis Adventurers Outwalked Train and Steamboat in a Race For Gold.", 1927],
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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Clippings-"Pioneer in Black Hills Gold Rush 50 Years Ago, Finds Pal", February 27, 1927Add to your cart.
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Folder 2: Clippings-"When Minneapolis Adventures Took 37 Days to Get to the Black Hills", April 18, 1927Add to your cart.
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Folder 3: Correspondence-Herbert to sister Alma, June 26, 1876Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: Diary-Herbert Homer Hewes, April 27 to August 13, 1876Add to your cart.
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Folder 5: Diary-Herbert Homer Hewes, April 27 to August 13, 1876 - TranscriptAdd to your cart.
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Folder OVERSIZE 1: Newspapers-Journal Magazine-"When Minneapolis Adventurers Outwalked Train and Steamboat in a Race For Gold.", 1927Add to your cart.
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