Bill Nye Letters to Major Pond
Scope and Contents
Collection contains typescripts of letters written by Bill Nye on the lecture circuit to his agent and manager, Major James B. Pond in New York. As a lecturer, Edgar Wilson "Bill" Nye often appeared with Hoosier poet, James Whitcomb Riley.
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Biographical / Historical
Edgar Wilson "Bill" Nye (August 25, 1850 - February 22, 1896) was an American humorist, journalist and lecturer. He was also the founder and editor of the Laramie Boomerang.
1 envelope(s) (80 leaves)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Lloyd McFarling, 1950s.
Typescript copies by Lloyd McFarling 1955 of originals at the University of Wyoming Library, Laramie.
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