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Date of this Version

February 2003


Remarks at reception honoring Gary Moulton for the completion of the 13-volume edition, the publication of the 10-volume paperback edition, the publication of the one-volume compilation, and the inauguration of the online pilot project and website; at the Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, February 28, 2003. Remarks include a publication history of the scholarly edition 1983-2003, and its importance to the fields of Western history, American literature, native American studies, geography, and the literature of discovery and exploration. Topics include funding, outreach, honors, participants, and the impact on the scholarly world and on the local economy.