Otto A. Rothert manuscripts, Circa 1920
1000.150

Summary Information

Repository
University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Creator - Author
Rothert, Otto Arthur, 1871-1956
Title
Otto A. Rothert manuscripts
ID
1000.150
Date
Circa 1920
Extent
0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Language
English
Language
These materials are in Engish.

Preferred Citation note

Otto A. Rothert manuscripts, ca 1920. Coll No. 1500.001.30. McFarlin Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. University of Tulsa.

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Scope and Contents note

The Outlaws of Cave-in Rock. Typescript draft with handwritten revisions, corrections, and editor's marks and notations. Includes preliminary pages, footnotes, bibliography, sectional map, and publication announcement draft and proof. Box one of two drop spine boxes.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives 2010 March 25

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa, OK, 74104-3123
918-631-2496
Marc-carlson@utulsa.edu

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader. This material is held at offsite storage and advanced arrangements must be made for its use.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Cave in Rock (Ill.)

Subject(s)

  • Brigands and robbers -- United States.
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Mississippi River Valley.
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Ohio River Valley.
  • River life.
  • Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Rothert, Otto Arthur.

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Collection Inventory

 1000.150.1 Manuscript of The Outlaws of Cave-In-Rock 1923   1.0 Item


    Box Folder
Text   1 1

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript of preliminary pages, body, footnotes and bibliography.

General note

Dated from manuscript, actually date of publication.

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 1000.150.2 Printer's proof 1923   1.0 Item


    Box Folder
Text   1 2

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 1000.150.3 Circular manuscript and proof 1923   1.0 Item


    Box Folder
Text   1 3

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 1500.001.30.4  Alberts, J.Bernhard Bodmer, Charles Lesueur, Charles Alexandre, 1778-1846 Illustrations ca 1920 

 1000.150.4.1 Photograph of original oil painting of the mouth of the cave. 1916   1.0 Photograph 13 x 10 cm. image on 20 x 12.5 photographic paper. Black and white.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

Scope and Contents note

Original painting by J.B. Alberts, painted in 1916.

General note

Photographer unknown. Title taken from photograph verso. In brackets: "Frontispiece"

 1000.150.4.2 Interior of Cave-in-Rock.   1.0 Photograph 9.5 x 14 cm. image on 18 x 25.5 cm. paper. Black and white with manuscript notations.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

General note

Photograph of painting by J.B. Alberts, painting dated 1916 and signed by artist. Photographer unknown. "ms p. 26" in brackets. Printer's illustration proof

Scope and Contents note

"Interior of Cave-in-Rock, showing entire interior of lower cave and entrance to upper cave"

 1000.150.4.3 Gallows Field, Jefferson County, Mississippi.   1.0 Photograph Black and white with manuscript notations. 9.5 x 14 cm. image on 13.5 x 22 cm. paper.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

General note

Photograph of painting. Photographer and artist unknown. "ms. p 292" in brackets. Printer's illustration proof

Scope and Contents note

"Here, in 1804, two Cave-in-Rock outlaws were hanged."

 1000.150.4.4 Entrance to the cave and lower end of Cave-in-Rock Bluff.   1.0 Photograph Black and white with manuscript notations. 9.5 x 14 cm. image on 18 x 25.5 cm. paper.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

General note

Photographer unknown. "ms p. 26" in brackets. Printer's illustration proof.

 1000.150.4.5 Charles Bodmer's drawing of Cave-in-Rock and vicinity.   9.5 x 13.5 cm. image on 17.5 x 24.5 paper. Black and white with manuscript notations.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

General note

Photograph of drawing. Photographer unknown. "ms. p. 25" in brackets. On verso: "Otto A. Rothert." Printer's illustration proof.

 1000.150.4.6 Facsimile of news item regarding capture of Micajah Harpe. 1799   1.0 Photograph Black and white. Manuscript notations. 11 x 7.5 cm image on 14.5 x 11 cm photographic paper, affixed to 18 x 21 cm. scrap paper.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

General note

Photographic facsimile. Photographer unknown. "ms. p. 128" in brackets. Printer's illustration proof.

Scope and Contents note

"Lexington, Kentucky, news item dated September 10, published in the Carolina Gazette, Charleston, S.C., October 24, 1799"

 1000.150.4.7 Facsimile of passport issued to Samuel Mason. 1800   1.0 Photograph 9.5 x 12.5 cm. image on 15 x 22.5 paper. Black and white with manuscript notations.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

General note

Photograph. Photographer unknown. "ms. p. 234 1/2" in brackets. Printer's illustration proof. "Otto A. Rothert" stamped on verso.

Scope and Contents note

"Written in French and issued by the Spanish Commandant of the District of New Madrid, March 29, 1800"

 1000.150.4.8 Implements and weapons used by the outlaws.   1.0 Photograph 14 x 9.5 cm image on 25 x 16 cm. paper. Black and white with manuscript notation.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

Scope and Contents note

"Counterfeiter's mold, knife blade, iron tomahawk, and stone idol found in vicinity of the Cave, and a flint-lock pistol of the style used about 1800"

General note

Photograph. Photographer unknown. Printer's illustration proof. "Otto A. Rothert" stamped on verso.

 1000.150.4.9 Interior view of the Cave, about 1825 1825   1.0 Photograph Black and white with manuscript notation. 8.5 x 15 cm. image on 17 x 23.5 cm paper.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

Scope and Contents note

"a view from the rear of the lower cave, showing burned embers on floor, notched log leading to upper cave on left, and flat boats on the river"

General note

Photograph of drawing. Photographer unknown. Printer's illustration proof.

 1000.150.4.10 Cave-in-Rock 1916   1.0 Photograph 12.5 x 9.5 cm. image on 19.5 x 14 cm. paper. Color print with manuscript notation.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

General note

Photograph of painting by J. Bernhard Alberts. Photographer unknown. Printer's illustration proof.

 1000.150.4.11 Interior of Cave-in-Rock 1916   1.0 Photograph Black and white with manuscript notation. 9.5 x 14 cm. image on 16.5 x 22 cm. paper.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

Scope and Contents note

"showing inner edge of the mouth in the immediate foreground. From a drawing by J. Bernhard Alberts, 1916."

General note

Photograph of drawing by J. Bernhard Alberts. Photographer unknown. Printer's illustration proof. "ms. p. 26" in brackets.

 1000.150.4.12 Cave and the lower end of Cave-in-Rock Bluff. 1917   1.0 Photograph Black and white with manuscript notation. 9.5 x 14 cm. image on 18 x 25.5 cm. paper.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

General note

Photograph "from a camera picture, 1917." Photographer unknown. Printer's illustration proof. "ms. p. 26" in brackets. "Otto A. Rothert" stamped on verso.

 1000.150.4.13 Interior view of Cave-in Rock 1825   1.0 Photograph Black and white with manuscript notation. 9 x 15 cm. image on 18 x 25 cm. paper.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

General note

Photograph of drawing. Photographer unknown. Printer's illustration proof. Manuscript notation attributes drawing to Charles Alexander Lesueur.

 1000.150.4.14 Section of map of The United States of America 1814   1.0 Photograph 14 x 9.5 cm. image on 15 x 13 cm. paper. Black and white with manuscript notation.


    Box Folder
Still Images   1 4

Scope and Contents note

"Carey's General Atlas (Philadelphia, 1814) Upon which has been indicated the location of Cave-in-Rock, Diamond Island, Hurricane Island, Harpe's Head, Russellville, Stack Island, Walnut Hills (Vicksburg) and Old Greenville; also some pioneer roads (dotted lines) in Illinois and Kentucky."

General note

Photograph of photostatic copy of map. Photographer unknown. Printer's illustration proof. "Otto A. Rothert" stamped on verso.

 1000.150.4.15 Section of map of The United States of America 1814   1.0 Item 36 cm. x 29 cm.


    Box Folder
Maps   1 4

Scope and Contents note

"Carey's General Atlas (Philadelphia, 1814) Upon which has been indicated the location of Cave-in-Rock, Diamond Island, Hurricane Island, Harpe's Head, Russellville, Stack Island, Walnut Hills (Vicksburg) and Old Greenville; also some pioneer roads (dotted lines) in Illinois and Kentucky."

General note

Photostatic copy of map.

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