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ABSTRACT: Earlier manuscript version of Michael L. Gillespie's work, Come Hell or High Water: A Lively History of Steamboating on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers.
CREATOR: Gillespie, Michael (Michael L.)
DATE: circa 2000
SCOPE: This collection consists of one typewritten manuscript copy of Come Hell or High Water: Adventures of Steamboating on the Western Rivers, the previous title to Gillespie's published work, Come Hell or High Water: A Lively History of Steamboating on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, published in 2001. The manuscript is an earlier version of the work with some minor differences in wording. The entire work is 557 pages, including the title page, dedication, introduction, work, epilogue, and endnotes.
EXTENT: 1 volume
ACCESS: This is collection P-049. This collection is available for on-site use only in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room. Some of the collection may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, depending on condition. Researchers are advised to call ahead concerning changes in hours due to University intersessions and holidays. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building. More information about conducting research with the archival collections of the Library, including current building hours and reading room policies, can be found on our Research page.
Preferred Citation note: The preferred citation for this collection is "From the collections of the Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library at the University of Missouri - St. Louis.”
Controlled Access Headings:
- Gillespie, Michael (Michael L.)
Related materials note
Gillepsie, Michael L. Come Hell or High Water: A Lively History of Steamboating on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. Great River Publishing. Stoddard , WI. 2001.
Call Number: MERC WTR WYS VK23 .G5397 2001