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Author Weaver, H. Dwight.

Title Missouri caves in history and legend [electronic resource] / H. Dwight Weaver.

Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 157 p. : ill., map.
Series Missouri heritage readers
Missouri heritage readers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-145) and index.
Summary "Examines the historical and cultural significance of Missouri caves, describing ways that people have used them historically for shelter, cold storage, burials, moonshine stills, mining, and even as hideouts for Civil War soldiers and outlaws including Jesse James. Describes growing public appreciation and conservation of these unique and beautiful resources"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Caves -- Missouri -- History.
Speleology -- Missouri.
Caves -- Social aspects -- Missouri -- History.
Legends -- Missouri.
Folklore -- Missouri.
Missouri -- History, Local.
Missouri -- History -- Anecdotes.
Missouri -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780826217783 (alk. paper)
0826217788 (alk. paper)

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