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92 days in the saddle

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2649
Scope and Contents Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. Butler and his wife took a bet to ride on horseback from the Canadian-North Dakota border to the town of Deadwood, South Dakota in twenty days. They actually started near Winnipeg, Canada and rode 1,550 miles to Steamboat Springs, Colorado in 92 days. The item was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.
Dates: 1976

Eugene Fairfield McPike papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2390
Abstract Contains McPike's genealogy research in the Halley, Pyke and MacPike families (all English, among others) and his research for the publications: Hevelius, Flamsteed and Halley: Three Contemporary Astronomers and Their Mutual Relations (London: Taylor and Francis, 1937), and Correspondence and Papers of Edmond Halley (London: Taylor and Francis, 1937). McPike also collected and wrote about Sir Isaac Newton. The papers also includes McPike's research materials related to his publications on the...
Dates: 1898-1946

Pike in Colorado

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2666
Scope and Contents Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. Also included is the blueline proof also with handwritten corrections. The draft is an account of Zebulon Pike's explorations in Colorado. The item was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.
Dates: 1978