John G. Neihardt Papers, c. 1858-1974 (C3716)

9.4 cubic feet, 41 video cassettes, 52 DVDs, 57 audio cassettes, 3 CDs, 3 audio discs (558 folders also available on 18 rolls of microfilm)

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Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, news clippings, audio and video cassettes, and miscellaneous material of poet. Neihardt was most famous for his epic, A CYCLE OF THE WEST, and BLACK ELK SPEAKS. He was poet laureate of Nebraska, literary editor of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 1926-1938, and instructor at the University of Missouri, 1949-1965.