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Cuba Crutchfield Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 2-12)
Identifier: R-262-01

This small collection contains photographs of Cuba Crutchfield performing trick roping skills, programs from his early stage performances, and two certificates of land allotments for property near Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1910 - 1965

Dallas Turner Cowboy Poetry Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 6-36)
Identifier: 2002-079

Known to radio listeners as Nevada Slim, singer, yodeler, and guitarist Dallas Turner is a native of Yakima, Washington. This small collection has publicity materials.

Dates: 2001

Dan Flynn "Gunsmoke" Collection

Identifier: 1987-009

The Dan Flynn "Gunsmoke" Collection contains "Gunsmoke" scripts written by executive story consultant Jack Miller, "Gunsmoke" publicity materials, photographs and slides. Three "Bonanza" scripts written by Miller are also included.

Dates: 1967 - 1979

De Yong Pool Hall Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 12-21)
Identifier: RC2022-003

This small collection contains materials related to Ada De Yong's pool hall in Choteau, Montana. Ada De Yong was the father of Western artist Joe De Yong.

Dates: 1916 - 1924

DeVere Helfrich Rodeo Photographs

Identifier: 1981-023
Scope and Contents The DeVere Helfrich Rodeo Photographs consists of 37,369 negatives and fourteen log books. The negatives range in size from 80x110mm, 62x62mm, and 35mm. The log books, dating 1941-1970, list the negative number, caption or title of image, location or rodeo venue, and date, as well as dark room processing notes. Additionally, there is a small collection of negatives with an associated log book dating between 1951 and 1952 which document horse race finishes and winner portraits at Walla Walla,...
Dates: 1941 - 1970

Don Bell Collection

Identifier: 2001-032
Abstract The Don Bell Collection approaches the lives and events of rodeo from the perspective of a collector, admirer, and desiring historian. Toward the end of his life he frequently wrote brief anecdotes and memoirs of his rodeo experiences, friend, and his own ideas about the rodeo sport and history. He collected photographs, poetry books, and memoirs from other rodeo performers, often sending them to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s liaison with the Rodeo Historical Society,...
Dates: 1910 - 1999

Don Winn Mining Stock Certificates Collection

Identifier: 1998-011

This small collection contains 28 stock certificates from gold and silver mining companies between 1878 and 1927.

Dates: 1878 - 1927

Donald Nesbitt Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC OS1-3)
Identifier: R-219

This small collection features several portrait proofs of Donald Nesbitt by Distinctive Portraiture of Denver, Colorado. Nesbitt was a well-known rodeo contestant in five of the major rodeo events and was one of the first rodeo honorees to be inducted in the Rodeo Hall of Fame, in 1955.

Dates: circa 1930s

Dwight M. Cleveland Silent Western Lobby Cards

Identifier: RC2021-012

The Dwight M. Cleveland Silent Western Lobby Cards contains almost 3,000 lobby cards primarily from the silent film era.

Dates: 1912 - 1938

Ed Apple Oklahoma State University Rodeo Participants Collection

Identifier: 1998-035

This collection contains materials related to Oklahoma State University forgiving the class absences that occurred when the first rodeo team at OSU skipped class to participate in a 1948 rodeo.

Dates: 1948 - 1998

Edward Borein Photograph

 Collection — Box: 1 (SC 3), Folder: 1
Identifier: 1984-009

Emma A. Keeler Diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RC2022-013

This collection contains the diary of Emma A. Keeler, who was a teacher at Pawhuska Oklahoma Indian School.

Dates: 1882 - circa 1930

Estelle Gilbert Papers

Identifier: 1993-009
Abstract Papers and photographs of Estelle Gilbert, a horsewoman, rodeo performer, and longtime friend of Rodeo Hall of Fame steer wrestler Mike Hastings. The collection features more than 40 letters written to Gilbert by Hastings over a period of 18 years and almost 20 photographs of New York rodeos and rodeo performers in the late 1940s and early 1950s. A Mike and Fox Hastings scrapbook covering 1925-1927, photographs of early rodeo performers including a Mabel Strickland photograph inscribed to...
Dates: 1923 - 2003

Fay Ward Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RC2010-010

The Fay Ward Papers contain letters, photographs, publications, rodeo ephemera, and original drafts of Ward's manuscripts and articles, along with associated research materials.

Dates: undated

Fletcher Jowers Cowboy Poetry Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 6-35)
Identifier: 2002-076

Jowers is a singer and songwriter of cowboy music and is known for his “Texas Cowboy approach” to music. This small collection contains publicity materials.

Dates: 2002

Frank Erfurth Collection

Identifier: 1971-006

Frank Erfurth’s small collection of postcards depicts events of the Whitman Mission Massacre of 1847 in Oregon Territory.

Dates: 1886 - 1965

Frank Harding Collection

Identifier: 1995-037

Frank L. Davis Collection

Identifier: 1989-036

This collection includes six photographic postcards, most by Ralph R. Doubleday, of rodeo contestants such as Leonard Womack, Charlie Johnson, Lee Robinson, Frank Smith, and J. W. Harris.

Dates: 1923 - 1925

Fred Alvord II Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC OS1)
Identifier: 1989-27

Fred Alvord was once rodeo secretary, director, and champion cowboy. This collection from his son includes several photographs and postcards featuring well-known rodeo personalities.

Dates: circa 1920s

Fred S. Cushing Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 4-2)
Identifier: 1987-006

This small collection consists of five photographs featuring Ed Wright, Perry Ivory, and other rodeo contestants at the Mother Lode Round-Up in Sonora, California, circa 1932.

Dates: 1932

G. Clifton Wisler Papers

Identifier: RC2016-005
Content Description

The G. Clifton Wisler Papers include manuscripts for 56 of his writings which include multiple drafts for certain titles. Documents also include correspondence to publishers, and research notes. Boxes 1 through part of 11 are manuscripts in Wisler’s original order. The last part of box 11 through 14 are research files.

Dates: 1950 - 2006

Gene Autry Photograph

Identifier: 1982-023

This collection consists of one publicity photograph of Gene Autry.

Dates: 1942

Gene Lamb Rodeo Photographs

Identifier: 1990-016

The Gene Lamb Rodeo Photographs is comprised of 251 rodeo photographs that include action shots and portraits of participants.

Dates: 1936-1951 and not dated

George A. Addison Photographs and Tax Document

Identifier: 2004-110-1

Photographs from the studio of Texas and Oklahoma Territory photographer George A. Addison, consisting primarily of portraits of American Indians from the Fort Sill, Oklahoma Territory area. Notable persons pictured in the collection include Geronimo and Quanah Parker. Images of Native American lifeways and material culture and a small number of photographs documenting white settler life at the end of the 19th century are also included.

Dates: 1890 - 1907

George A. Noble Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC OS1-7)
Identifier: 1969-001

The collection features five photographs of cowboys leading cattle and horse drives across the range.

Dates: circa 1890

George Redman Tucker Photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 4-5)
Identifier: 1989-011

Glenn D. Shirley Western Americana Collection

Identifier: RC2006-068
Content Description The Glenn D. Shirley Western Americana Collection is an extensive collection of documents, photographs, movie memorabilia, books, and magazines collected and created by Glenn D. Shirley from his teenage years until his death. Broadly, the collection focuses on his research for his writing and his personal interest in Western American history. Shirley was specifically interested in 19th century western fiction, early 20th century western movies, and true crime. The bulk of the collection...
Dates: 1850 - 2002

Hamley's Cowboy Catalog No. 39

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 12-23)
Identifier: RC2022-010

This small collection contains one (1) catalog by Hamley & Company, Pendleton, Oregon.

Dates: 1939

Hank Elling Cowboy Poetry Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 6-42)
Identifier: 2002-095

This small collection features two articles by Hank Elling about cowboys and roundups. Hank Elling is a cowboy singer and musician from Lawton, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1996 - 2002

Harry Taylor Collection

 Collection — Box: 39-40 (Rodeo Programs)
Identifier: R-248

The Harry Taylor Collection contains rodeo programs and ephemera from the Cheyenne Frontier Days. The contents of this collection have been incorporated into the Rodeo Programs.

Dates: 1936 - 1962