Edgar Wilson "Bill" Nye

Edgar Wilson Nye, better known to nineteenth century readers as Bill Nye, was at one time one of the most popular and beloved humorists in the United States.
Read a bit more about this unjustly forgotten writer on the Mister Ron blog at http://misterronsbasement.blogspot.com/2008/05/bill-nye.html
Here is a listing of the Nye stories we have read in the Basement.

"Evidently, we live in an age of information. You can get more information nowadays, such as it is, than you know what to do with." -- Edgar Wilson ("Bill") Nye, "General Sheridan's Horse," 1884




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62 Bill Nye - Directions
63 Bill Nye - Railway Etiquette - 1887
64 Bill Nye - Mr. Sweeney's Cat - 1887
65 Bill Nye - The Dubious Future - 1896
66 Bill Nye - Life of a Literary Man
170 Creepier Stories - Bill Nye - The Dark Room at the Top of the Stairs - 1888
202 Bill Nye - Lovely Horrors - 1891
203 Bill Nye - Anatomy - 1891
204 Bill Nye - Shorts - 1891
205 Bill Nye - Recollections of Noah Webster - 1891
206 Bill Nye - The Approaching Humorist - 1891
275 Tribute to The Death of the Telegram Stories - Bill Nye - A Powerful Speech - 1891
373 Stories About Books and Publishing - Bill Nye - Concerning Book Publishing - 1891
399 Musical Stories - Bill Nye - An Operatic Entertainment - 1891
544 Politics and Elections - Bill Nye - The Zealous Voter - 1883
619 Winter Weather Stories - Bill Nye - A Mountain Snowstorm - 1891
656 Bill Nye - Answers to Correspondents
657 Bill Nye - The Perils of Identification
658 Bill Nye - The Drug Business in Kansas
659 Bill Nye - A Great Benefactor
810 Bill Nye - A Snort of Agony - 1884
864 Bill Nye - All About Menials - 1891
865 Bill Nye - Documentary Proof of Self-Defense
866 Bill Nye - The Coupon Letter of Introduction
867 Bill Nye - Autobiography of an Editor
914 Thanksgiving Stories - Bill Nye - Causes for Thanksgiving - 1891
965 Bill Nye - Vanity and Vexation - 1885
966 Bill Nye - The Rhubarb Pie - 1885
967 Bill Nye - Fourth of July Barbeque - 1885
968 Bill Nye - A November Picnic - 1885
1046 Bill Nye - General Sheridan's Horse - 1884 - AND - Advice to Young Men - 1881
1047 Bill Nye - The Thinkest and His Think - 1884
1048 Bill Nye - Discoveries in Ornithology - 1880
1049 Bill Nye - A Rellic of Pocahontas - 1881
1053 Bill Nye - Bill Nye on the Washington Fly - 1888 - AND - The Fly - 1881
1054 Bill Nye - Health Food - 1881 - AND - Joking and Eating - 1881
1055 Bill Nye - The Science of Baldness - 1886 - AND - The Stage Bald-Head - 1882
1056 Bill Nye - Bill Nye on Phrenology - 1884 - AND - Table Etiquette - 1881
1074 Bill Nye - Soliloquy of the Watermelon - 1884
1075 Bill Nye - The Eccentric Squirt - 1884
1076 Bill Nye - Strive to Excel - 1884
1077 Bill Nye - They Let Him Stay - 1884
1081 Bill Nye - The Death of Big Nose George - 1884
1082 Bill Nye - The True Tale of William Tell - 1884
1083 Bill Nye - Our Compliments - 1884
1084 Bill Nye - The Forty Liars - 1884
1121 Bill Nye - Nye Answers a Correspondent - 1886
1214 Bill Nye - Killing Off the James Boys - 1881
1215 Bill Nye - Dirty Murphy - 1881
1216 Bill Nye - The Buckness Wherewith the Buck Beer Bucketh - 1881
1217 Bill Nye - 'The Nupitals of Dangerous Davis - 1881
1271 Bill Nye - Fine-Cut as a Means of Grace - 1881
1272 Bill Nye - A Hairbreadth Escape - 1881
1273 Bill Nye - Sic Semper Gloria Houseplant - 1881
1274 Bill Nye - He Rewarded Her - 1881
1343 Bill Nye - A Peaceable Man - 1891
1358 Leon Mead - Eugene Field and Bill Nye (1899) - AND - The Story of a Photograph (1905)
1420 Bill Nye - The Unhappy Humorist - 1888
1421 Bill Nye - A Novel Way of Making Clothes - 1888
1422 Bill Nye - Concerning the Swallow - 1888
1423 Bill Nye - A School of Journalism - 1888
1447 Bill Nye - Puff - 1882
1448 Bill Nye - About Sleeping-Cars - 1882
1449 Bill Nye - The Plug Hat in Wyoming - 1882
1450 Bill Nye - The Jury System - 1882
1464 Bill Nye - The Man Who Licks the Editor - 1882
1535 Bill Nye - Bill Nye on Polar History - 1886
1546 Bill Nye - Diary of a Saucy Young Thing - 1877
1556 Bill Nye - The Relentless Garden Hose - 1881
1566 Art Young - A Biography of Bill Nye - AND - Bill Nye - A Blasted Snore - 1897
1584 Bill Nye - An Interesting Diary - 1884
1641 Bill Nye and James Whitcomb Riley - Why It Was Done - 1889
1642 James Whitcomb Riley - Never Talk Back - Bill Nye - Where He First Met His Parents - 1889
1643 James Whitcomb Riley - In a Box - Bill Nye - Where the Roads are Engaged in Forking - 1889
1644 James Whitcomb Riley - Good-bye er Howdy-Do - Bill Nye - Oh Wilhelmina, Come Back! - 1889
1704 Bill Nye - Bill Nye's Cat - 1882
1788 Bill Nye - Bill Nye Preparing A Political Speech in Advance for a Time of Need - 1887
1789 Bill Nye - Favored A Higher Fine - 1887
1790 Bill Nye - Methuselah - 1887
1791 Bill Nye - How Bill Nye Failed to Make the Amende Honorable - - A Pathetic Incident - 1887
1877 Bill Nye - Three American Saints - 1885
1881 Bill Nye - Never Got the Appointment - 1885
1913 Bill Nye - Trustworthy Facts About Brain - 1885
1914 Bill Nye - How to Behave on a Railroad Train - 1885
1915 Bill Nye - Fool Gold - 1885
1918 Bill Nye - Petticoats at the Polls - 1884
1919 Bill Nye - Bill Nye's Appeal in Behalf of Vanderbilt - 1884
1920 Bill Nye - George Washington - 1885
1921 Bill Nye - Words About Washington - 1886


All of the stories in Mister Ron's Basement are indexed on the Catalog Page at: http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html