Title: William Horatio Bates Papers
ID: OGLMC 722
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
William Horatio Bates was a prominent New York opthamalogist. He made news when he disappeared from New York City in 1902 and reappeared nine years later in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Note: Transferred from the North Dakota Biographical File; 81-906
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). William Horatio Bates Papers. OGLMC 722, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid input to Archon in April 2020.
Collection Material Type: Personal Papers
Scope and Contents: The William Horatio Bates Papers consist of newspaper clippings regarding Bates' disappearance in 1902 and his reappearance in Grand Forks in 1911.