Reminiscences of Andrew Comstock Dibble

 Collection
Identifier: NC713

Scope and Contents

Memories of Dibble, dictated to his son, about his travels from 1867-1935 across the U.S., working as a teamster for the U.S. Army, telling of battles with Indians, Custer's Indian campaigns, running cattle to Abilene, Kansas, and to eastern Nevada, and ranching near Fallon, Nevada.

Dates

  • 1935

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical Note

Dibble was originally from Connecticut and later becamse a Nevada rancher and farmer in Ruby Valley and Stillwater areas.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (14 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Memories of Dibble, dictated to his son, about his travels from 1867-1935 across the U.S., working as a teamster for the U.S. Army, telling of battles with Indians, Custer's Indian campaigns, running cattle to Abilene, Kansas, and to eastern Nevada, and ranching near Fallon, Nevada.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Reminiscences donated from unknown.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection UNRS-P1989-16
Title
Guide to the Reminiscences of Andrew Comstock Dibble
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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