Draper manuscripts: Daniel Boone papers, 1760-1911.


Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820. Draper manuscripts: Daniel Boone papers, 1760-1911.

Draper manuscripts: Daniel Boone papers, 1760-1911.

Collection of original Daniel Boone manuscripts and correspondence and notes of Lyman C. Draper concerning Daniel Boone, other Kentucky pioneers, Indian-White conflict, and the American Revolution in the West.

5.6 c.f. (33 volumes)

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