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Olive King Dixon papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 860

Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letters, published articles, and newspaper clippings. Most of the letters were written to A. B. MacDonald of Kansas City, Missouri. Olive Dixon writes to MacDonald about the career of her husband, Billy Dixon, who was famous for fighting against Native Americans. Billy is noted for participating in the Battle of Adobe Walls in 1874. Some of the articles and newspaper clippings are by various authors but all deal with Billy Dixon's various activities.

Dates

  • 1889-1935

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for publc research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters, articles, and newspaper clippings must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Author, historian, and the wife of Billy Dixon.

Extent

1 folder (0.10 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Olive King Dixon papers
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2011 May 18
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States