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John Gregory Bourke Papers

Holograph Letter, January 19, 1984

John Gregory Bourke was a U.S. Army Soldier, ethnologist, and postbellum author who wrote many books centered around the Old West. This collection includes correspondence, including letters from Gen. George Crook recommending Bourke for promotions, as well as letters from publishers and others to and from Bourke relating to his writing and military experiences.