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Lt. Colonel John M. Hamilton Papers

Identifier: 1994-027-08
Abstract Papers and photographs of Lt. Colonel John M. Hamilton, a soldier whose career spanned almost 40 years, from the Civil War through the Indian Wars, until finally ending with his death on San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War. The collection includes biographical material such as newspaper and first-person accounts of Hamilton’s military career. There is substantial correspondence, mostly arising out of Hamilton’s death and the attempts of his widow, Isabel B. Hamilton, to obtain a...
Dates: 1863 - 1925

Lynn Huskey Rodeo Photographs Collection

Identifier: 1998-056

Major David McKee Collection

Identifier: RC2010-009

This collection contains one framed photograph of Major David McKee, the founder of the Anti-Horse Thief Association.

Dates: not dated

Marguerite Henry Book Mustang: Wild Spirit of the West with Illustrations by Robert Lougheed

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: H-66

This collection includes a letter written regarding the bill H. R. 2725 and 114 pages with possibly printed proofs of the pages for Mustang: Wild Spirit of the West with photocopies of Robert Lougheed sketches and drawings.

Dates: circa 1950s

Mark Allen Collection

Identifier: 1999-023

The Mark Allen Collection contains photographs, film stills, and ephemera which document the film career of each cowboy (Hoot Gibson, William S. Hart, Buck Jones, Ken Maynard, Tim McCoy, and Tom Mix) from the first movie to the last of their careers. There are some photos of other popular western actors and actresses, plus postcards, prints, and arcade cards. An estimated 1,293 images are included.

Dates: circa 1920-circa 1960

Mary E. Abshire Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: H-14

This collection contains 28 Little Leather Library books of popular literature which were advertised during the 1920s, in addition to an 1898 Kendalls’ Perfected Receipt Book Illustrated for prescribing recipes for disease and illness, and an American Indian Intertribal Cookbook.

Dates: circa 1850-1930

Mary Logan Nolan Fort Yellowstone Photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RC2019-011

This collection documents Mary Logan Nolan’s time working as a laundress at Fort Yellowstone from 1912-1915.

Dates: 1904-1914 and not dated

Mexican Joe and Pawnee Bill Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 3-1)
Identifier: 1970-018

This is a small collection of photographs portraying Jose Barrera ("Mexican Joe") and Pawnee Bill, one of which is hand-tinted and two of which are attached to a holiday card.

Dates: circa 1930

Michael Johnson Cowboy Poetry Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 6-39)
Identifier: 2002-090

Johnson is a humorist, author and international motivational speaker, but also a former professional rodeo cowboy, a former university professor, and has worked in upper level management in industry. This small collection includes a publicity packet.

Dates: 1999-2002, not dated

Milburn and Jane Stone Papers

Identifier: 1992-015
Abstract The Milburn & Jane Stone Papers contains interviews, a draft of Milburn Stone’s autobiography, biographical information, photographs, slides, audiocassettes, and reel-to-reel tapes related to his career and personal life. The collection contains extensive biographical notes and background material of Milburn Stone’s portrayal of “Doc” in the television series Gunsmoke. Publicity photographs and slides from Gunsmoke along with Milburn Stone’s autobiographical data highlight the...
Dates: 1910 - 1989

Monte Reger Rodeo Papers (Care of Virginia Reger)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1997-027
Content Description

The Monte Reger Rodeo Papers features negatives, photographs, and transparencies documenting Monte Reger’s rodeo entertainment career. There are also advertisements for the Doby Springs Rodeo, and Reger’s act with his bull Bobby.

Dates: 1930-1950, 1970

Mrs. Charles C. Mayberry Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: H-173

The Mrs. Charles C. Mayberry Collection consists of correspondence written in Cherokee from various locations in the Oklahoma Indian Territory to Claremore. Nearly all letters are addressed to Dave Hendricks and postmarked between 1899-1901. It is possible most of the letters are written by Richard Wilkerson, a son-in-law to David Hendricks.

Dates: 1860 - 1901

Mrs. Grant E. Ashby Rodeo Collection

Identifier: 2001-048
Abstract Personal letters to Mrs. Grant E. Ashby written by Marie Gibson, Dorothy Hunt, Lorena Trickey, and Vera McGinnis from 1924 to 1983 are the greatest part of the collection. In addition to personal letters, the collection includes 36 photographs, published materials, and clippings related to the 1924 and the 1934 London rodeo. Organized by Charles Cochran, and managed by Tex Austin, the June 14 – July 5, 1924 London rodeo of Wembley, was the First International Rodeo. The National Sporting...
Dates: 1924 - 1983

Myrtle Brown Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 3-9)
Identifier: 1978-009

Neal Torrey Cowboy Poetry Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 8-1)
Identifier: 2002-162

This small collection includes several poems by Neal Torrey, a cowboy poet born in Missouri but raised in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Dates: circa 2000

Nineteenth Century Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 11-11)
Identifier: RC2010-050

This small collection contains eighteen (18) photographs, with the majority being cabinet cards. There is also one tintype.

Dates: circa 1890s

Nineteenth Century Portrait Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RC2010-051

This small collection contains sixteen (16) portrait photographs from the late 1800s. The majority of the images are cabinet cards, but there is also a cased tintype.

Dates: circa 1890s

Oakley Cabinet Card

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 11-1)
Identifier: RC2010-035

This small collection contains one cabinet card of Annie Oakley.

Dates: circa 1880

Ora V. Long Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2002-109

This small collection includes two brand books and several photographs of Ora V. Long, who worked for the Stockman’s Association for a few years in the early twentieth century.

Dates: circa 1913

Otto F. Ernst Catalogue No. 13

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 12-24)
Identifier: RC2022-012

This small collection contains one (1) undated catalog from the Otto F. Ernst, Inc. saddlery company.

Dates: circa 1920

Otto Gray and His Oklahoma Cowboys Band Photographs

Identifier: 1998-012

This small collection is made up of 12 photographs, a handbill, and a piece of letterhead for Otto Gray’s Oklahoma Cowboys Band. Most of the images are publicity shots between 1926 and 1930.

Dates: 1900 - 1953

"Outlaw" Atari Game Cartridge

Identifier: RC2022-008

This collection contains one (1) 1978 "Outlaw" Atari 2600 game cartridge with original instruction booklet and box.

Dates: 1978

Phillip I. Earl Collection

Identifier: 1989-037

The Philip I. Earl Collection consists of one photographic postcard by DeVere Helfrich of Slim Pickens as a rodeo clown and Zeke Bowery at Red Blutt, 1948.

Dates: 1948

Photograph of Pun-Kah-Wi-Tah-An-Kah, Governor James Bigheart

 Collection — Folder: 1 (SC 11-7
Identifier: RC2010-041

This collection contains one photographic postcard attributed to George Parsons of Osage Governor James Bigheart, Pun-Kah-Wi-Tah-Am-Kah.

Dates: circa 1890

Photographic Study Collection

Identifier: PSC
Abstract The Photographic Study Collection is an artificially created collection containing an estimated 2,050 photographs. It encompasses the history of photographic processes, and contains photographs in various formats, including tintypes, daguerreotypes, cabinet cards, carte de visite, silver gelatin print, and others. These photographs were either purchased by or gifted to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in small lots and were amassed into a centralized location over the years....
Dates: 1840 - 2010

"Pikes Peak or Bust" Rodeo Programs

Identifier: RC2014-006
Scope and Contents

The Pikes Peaks or Bust Rodeo Programs collection contains programs, daily sheets, and newspapers pertaining to the Pikes Peak or Bust Annual Rodeo in Colorado Springs, Colorado, from 1948-1990, excluding 1989.

Dates: 1948 - 1990

Polly Burson Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2010-015

The scrapbook contains many photographs and newspaper clippings spanning Burson’s career as a trick rider and Hollywood stunt woman.

Dates: 1939 - 1998

PRCA Rodeo Sports News Rodeo Photographs

Identifier: 1998-008
Scope and Contents The PRCA Rodeo Photographs include 8,818 photographs and 21 negatives depicting animals, participants, and rodeo events probably published in the Rodeo Sports News magazine. It is arranged alphabetically by subject of image. Photographers include Helfrich DeVere and Ferrell Butler.To view images from the PRCA Rodeo Photographs, please visit the link at the top of the page entitled 'Digital Images from the PRCA Rodeo Sports News Rodeo Photographs. To view these images in...
Dates: circa 1950 - 1979

Quarter Circle U Ranch Photographs

Identifier: 1998-065
Content Description

The Quarter Circle Ranch Photographs document ranch life, rodeos, and local wildlife at the Quarter Circle Ranch in 1928. It is comprised of 284 photographs and negatives.

Dates: 1928

Ralph R. Doubleday Rodeo Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1979-026

This collection contains 4,003 photographs taken by rodeo photographer Ralph R. Doubleday.

Dates: circa 1910-1955