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Title Scrapbook of John P. Kelley
Date September 20, 1879
Scope & Content Scrapbook of news clippings and articles compiled by John P. Kelley of Deadwood, Black Hills, Dakota Territory in 1879. The articles discuss a variety of topics and people including crime, mining, Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, the Black Hills, the fire of 1879, railroads, John P. Kelley's life, stagecoaches, and Native Americans.

The scrapbook has a green cover exterior with decorative black lettering on front reading "Scrapbook."

The articles indicate that John P. Kelley split his time between the Black Hills area and New York.
Collection Adams Museum Collection
Object Name Scrapbook
Catalog Number 2015.012.001
Creator Kelley, John P.
Extent of Description 1 scapbook (6.5" x 9")
People Kelley, John P.
Hickok, James Butler
Canary, Martha Jane
Search Terms 1870s
Deadwood
Lead
New York
Men
Crime
Native Americans
Railroads
Stagecoaches
Fire of 1879