Buffalo Bill's Wild West
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
30 – 4x8 inch Glass Plate Negatives from the collection of David R. Phillips focusing on William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody and the Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show.
The items in this collection were retrieved from a trunk which Marilyn Brooks acquired from a descendent of Marie Ricard Goodfellow. This collection consists mainly of photographs and various printed materials.
B.A. Thesis “On the Trail of Buffalo Bill in London: Buffalo Bill’s Wild West and the American Exhibition in 1887,” Department of Historical Studies, University of Bristol, England. 1998-1999.
William and Ida Craver were a married couple working as cowboy and cowgirl performers in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West c. 1902-1904. Included in this collection are cabinet cards of family and friends, vintage wild west show photographs, black & white postcards of Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo c. 1919, various color and b&w post cards of cowgirls and cowboys. Known dates covered range from 1898 to 1919, and 1964.
This collection consists primarily of items acquired by James W. Wojtowicz during the research for his book on Buffalo Bill’s Wild West collectables. These items are mostly dime novels, postcards, programs, and other ephemeral materials from the show.