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Gladys M. Pearce Papers, 1936, 1956-1957

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dc.contributor.author Pearce, Gladys M.
dc.description.abstract Her manuscript "Claimed by the Prairies" (187 p.) covers the life of her grandmother Winnie Winston Nicholls (1830-1914) dealing particularly with her life after 1873 as a Bismarck pioneer. Among people mentioned are Alexander McKenzie, Dennis Hannifin, Calamity Jane, General Custer, the horse, Comanche, William Latimer, Dr. E.P. Quain, Linda Slaughter, and the Marquis de Mores. Described are travel by covered wagon, Fort Seward (Jamestown), gambling halls, the removal of the capital to Bismarck, the 1898 fire, Negro settlements, statehood, Camp Hancock, early schools, social life of Bismarck, scenes in early Montana and many other subjects.
dc.title Gladys M. Pearce Papers, 1936, 1956-1957 en
dc.identifiers Mss 845
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-08T14:09:45Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-08T14:09:45Z
dc.date.issued 2008-10-08T14:09:45Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10365/291
dc.subject Women en
dc.subject Pioneer Life en

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