John and Mildred Frizzell Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains materials related to the Frizzell Coach and Wheel Works participation in events at the National Cowboy Museum as well as correspondence and research conducted by Mildred Frizzell about the Abbot-Downing Stagecoach #415.
- Creation: 1957 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access
The John and Mildred Frizzell Collection has no restrictions and is available for research. If you are interested in researching the materials, please contact the Dickinson Research Center to make an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
The John and Mildred Frizzell Collection is the property of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Materials, even if owned by the NCWHM, may be protected under third party copyright. It is the patron’s responsibility to research and secure any such additional copyright and pay any required fees or royalties. It is not the intention of the NCWHM to impede upon any third party rights, and the NCWHM cannot be held responsible if the patron is involved in legal action due to violation of third party copyright claims.
Biographical / Historical
John and Mildred Frizzell shared a passion for stagecoaches. Together they founded and grew the Frizzell Coach and Wheel Works buisness that focused on locating, researching, and restoring stagecoaches.
.16 Linear Feet (2 folders (small collection))
Language of Materials
Stagecoaches have been an emblem throughout the history and literature of the West, the ultimate symbol of traveling across the rugged frontier to new land and adventures. John D. and Mildred Va. Frizzell owned the Frizzell Coach and Wheel Works, a company that rediscovered the historic stagecoaches and brought them back to life through restoration efforts. This collection includes some of the Museum ephemera Mildred Frizzell collected, in addition to her correspondence and research about the Abbot-Downing #415 Stagecoach.
Series 1 contains ephemera, correspondence, photocopied newspaper clippings, and programs from National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum events between 1957 and 1981.
Series 2 provides an account of correspondence and research conducted by Mildred Va. Frizzell, dated 1965-1983, pertaining to the Abbot-Downing Stagecoach #415.
The John and Mildred Frizzell Collection was donated to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in 2005 by Mildred Frizzell.
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