|Title:||Bill Miner collection|
|Quantity:||0.4 Linear feet (41 items in 1 document box)|
|Abstract:||Correspondence, legal documents, articles, and other papers, relating to the career of Bill Miner (b. William A. Miner; used various aliases), train robber and bandit, including deposition providing information on his trial in Georgia for robbery.|
Bill Miner (1846?-1913) was a famous stagecoach and train robber. He was imprisoned several times in the United States and Canada. Miner was known for his politeness, and for originating the phrase "Hands up!"
In part, photocopies.
Gift of Robert S. Davis, 1987.
Bill Miner collection. MS 2505. Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library. University of Georgia Libraries.