The life of William Mathewson, "the original Buffalo Bill."
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This work is an effort to portray the events in the life of one of the pioneer settlers in Kansas, and as such must of necessity narrate the general conditions of pionear life, and particularly those pertaining to Wichita and vicinity.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Table of contents -- Chapter I, The fascination of the frontier -- Chapter II, William Mathewson, traveler, trapper, and trader -- Chapter III, "Sinpah Zilbah, " "the long-bearded dangerous white man" --Chapter IV, Governmental service -- Chapter V, "Buffalo Bill" -- Chapter VI, Mathewson, the citizen -- Bibliographical note -- Bibliography
Thesis (M.A.)-- University of Wichita, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dept. of History