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Myrick (Herbert) Collection
mssHM 49754-49909  
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Collection of Western Americana material collected by American editor and publisher Herbert Myrick.
Herbert Myrick (1860-1927) was president and editor of Phelps Publishing Company and publisher of Good Housekeeping magazine, and the Orange Judd Company, publisher of books and articles on agricultural subjects. Myrick was educated at Massachusetts Agricultural College, spent several years in Colorado, and returned to Massachusetts in 1877. Myrick had a special interest in western American history and General George Custer and collected historical material, some of which he incorporated into a novel, Cache la poudre : the romance of a tenderfoot in the days of Custer.
2.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
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