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At Kansas City Museum: Dyer Indian Collection One of Finest
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TitleAt Kansas City Museum: Dyer Indian Collection One of Finest
AbstractArticle about Colonel Daniel Dyer (1849-1912), or "Daniel Burns Dyer, a soldier, frontiersman, government Indian agent, capitalist, journalist, street car magnate and antiquary. ..best remembered by Kansas Citians for the fabulous Indian collection he left 'for the use and benefit of the people of Kansas City.'" Photo and description of his life and collection, first stored at the Kansas City Public Library and then the Kansas City Museum starting in 1940, with perhaps its "first real showing" at "the National Agricultural exhibition at Kansas City's famous Crystal Palace, the Exhibition building, 15th Street and Kansas Avenue in 1887," taking "first awards at the World's Fair in Chicago in 1893, at Omaha in 1898, and St. Louis in 1904."
AuthorIrene Gentry
DateFall 1971
SourceJackson County Historical Society Journal
Locationq977.841 J14j
Volume16
Number3
Page5-6
Local SubjectDyer, Daniel B.
Indian Artifacts
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID109763
CONTENTdm number15484
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