More about Bearskin Biography Wednesday, Aug 26 2009 

Kwa-hoo-sha-ha-ke (Flying Eagle) – American Indian Warrior Hero, A Glimpse Into the Life of Leaford Bearskin Chief of the Wyandotte Nation is a book that could had been written so much sooner. Through the efforts of the author, Fredrea Gregath Cook, this insightful look at the life of this dynamic personality, will be available in time for this year’s annual meeting and pow-wow of the Wyandotte Nation, September 11, 2009.

Deeply committed to preserving and promoting history of the region, Cook chose this biography as her latest project. Her published work spans preserving local records and families, several titles of lineage research, as well as college texts. A long time friend of Bearskin, personal knowledge, research in public and private collections, and a recent series of interviews serve to round out this glimpse into what makes the man.

An authorized look into this head of state’s life begins with his genealogical origins and sweeps forward in time to the present. This book is an eye opening tale for those who don’t know the Chief very well. For those who are counted as friends, it’s great to finally be able to get “the whole story” in one sitting. Though not a definitive work, at a little over 100 pages, it does handily re-cap his first career in the military, his second career in Civil Service, and his Tribal leadership to this point.

In preparing this work, the author uncovered many great things, with the help of many wonderful people, that a special website has been set up to share extra items, and color photographs, not included in this particular title. It is at www.gregathcompany.com/wyandotte/flyingeagle, there is no charge and it is open to the public.

The book is available through the publisher, a local business, The Gregath Publishing Company. The author will also be at the Wyandotte pow-wow, where she will have copies on hand. Call the author at 918-542-4148 or visit the website for more information.

New and Recent Book Listings Tuesday, Jun 2 2009 

New book on Narcissa, Oklahoma coming out soon!

Narcissa Oklahoma Through the Years

Narcissa Oklahoma Through the Years

Narcissa Oklahoma Through the Years: Life Along the Mother Road – Route 66, by Luretta E. Armagost Williams, 2009. approx. 275 pages, 8.5×11″, full color perfect (softbound) book, includes subject index, photos, maps, newspaper clippings. (available before July 1, 2009)

AD2301-$40.00

Years in the making, the much anticipated release of the first book dealing with the history and people of the Narcissa area is now in the hands of the publisher.  Printed in very limited edition, this book will soon be available.  The large format, softbound book contains families of the Narcissa area, early history, newspaper items, photos, maps and index.

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Other new historical and genealogy books listed in May included:

Graves County, Kentucky Newspaper Abstracts, Volume 85 (6/5/17 to 7/11/17). 8.5×11″, softbound book AD2306-$12.00

Graves County, Kentucky Newspaper Abstracts, Volume 84 (5/1/17 to 6/4/17). 8.5×11″, softbound book AD2305-$12.00

Graves County, Kentucky Newspaper Abstracts, Volume 83 (3/27/17 to 4/30/17). 8.5×11″, softbound book AD2304-$12.00

Graves County, Kentucky Newspaper Abstracts, Volume 81 (1/17/17 to 2/19/17). 8.5×11″, softbound book AD2302-$12.00

Graves County, Kentucky Newspaper Abstracts, Volume 82 (2/20/17 to 3/26/17). 8.5×11″, softbound book AD2303-$12.00

Beaufort County, North Carolina Tax List 1779,1786,1789,1784. 8.5×11″, softbound book AD2316-$12.00

Dickson County, TN Court Minutes, Vol. 2 (1812-1814). 8.5×11″, softbound book. AD2291-$13.00

Civil War Records Missouri Confederate Cavalry Boone’s Regiment to Woodson’s Company Volume 3, by Kenneth E. Weant, 2009. 8½x11″, 258 pages, softbound book, includes many corrections to spelling and abbreviations: 7,662 names in alphabetical and age index order. AD2293-$28.00

Civil War Records Missouri Confederate

Cavalry 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th Regiments Volume 2, by Kenneth E. Weant, 2009. 8½x11″, 190 pages, softbound book, includes many corrections to spelling and abbreviations: 6,943 names in alphabetical and age index order. AD2292-$28.00

Sumner Co., TN Wills, Vol. 13 (1900-1906). 8.5×11″, softbound book. AD2290-$17.00

Sumner Co., TN Wills, Vol. 12 (1892-1899). 8.5×11″, softbound book.AD2289-$17.00

Sumner Co., TN Wills, Vol. 11 (1883-1892). 8.5×11″, softbound book. AD2288-$17.00

Sumner Co., TN Wills, Vol. 10 (1872-1883). 8.5×11″, softbound book. AD2287-$17.00

Sumner Co., TN Wills, Vol. 9 (1965-1872). 8.5×11″, softbound book.AD2286-$17.00

Sumner Co., TN Wills, Vol. 8 (1855-1865). 8.5×11″, softbound book. AD2285-$17.00

Sumner Co., TN Wills, Vol. 7 (1847-1855). 8.5×11″, softbound book. AD2284-$17.00

Sumner Co., TN Wills, Vol. 6 (1842-1847). 8.5×11″, softbound book. AD2283-$17.00

 

All mailed orders are charged $10 for the first item and $2 each additional for USPS Priority S&H.

 

September 2005, V4#9: Production Thursday, Jan 29 2009 

A Little About Archival Quality

Internal Factors

The Gregath Publishing Company has a standard paper basis that all quotations and projects are based on unless the customer requests something different.  Our standard fine text paper is a 20/50#, uncoated, white, acid free paper.  This paper meets American National Standards Institute specifications for “Permanence of Paper”.  The paper is manufactured with chemical pulp under alkaline conditions.  Being of a very high benchmark (various ANSI and National Information Standards Organization standards), this paper meets these four basic requirements:

  • pH of 7.5-10 (balanced to archival)

  • A tear resistance of md index>5.25mNm2/6g which corresponds to a minimum of 40 gf.

  • Alkaline reserve: minimum of 2% calcium carbonate equivalent (buffered)

  • Less than 1% lignin (acidic)

This paper also earns “high” to “maximum” life expectancy for “Copies for Office Copying Machines” as established by ASTM International (formerly American Society for Testing and Materials).  This typically applies to xerocopy and digital grades.  While we have yet to find a published expected life span for permanent papers, ASTM suggests in their specification that paper meeting the high classification of this standard may be “usable” for 100 to 1,000 years.  Please note that the ASTM suggestion of usable means it can still be reproduced upon.  A reader can enjoy books printed on paper that is way past this “usable” stage of it’s life.