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MS 001 - Cassilly Adams Collection

Identifier: MS 001

Western genre and historical painter, Cassilly Adams (1843 – 1921), studied at the Boston Academy of Fine Arts. He is most noted for his painting Custer's Last Fight, completed during 1884 – 1885. The collection includes correspondence, copies of U.S. government documents relating to Adams, genealogical records, inventories of the Cassilly Adams estate, and articles and newsclippings concerning his art.

Dates: Created: 1906-1961; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1962

MS 002 - Victor Arland Collection

 Collection — Box: MS2.01
Identifier: MS 002
Abstract This collection consists of a series of original letters written by Victor Arland (c. 1848- 1890) of Arland, Wyoming to Mr. C.P. Dadant of Hamilton, IL, a beekeeper and manufacturer of bee supplies and distributor of honey. The letters are handwritten in French, dated between 1872 and 1889, and for the most part are in good to excellent condition. The letters have been flattened, separated by acid-free, lignin-free paper in archival folders and housed in Box 1, organized as Series 1....
Dates: Created: 1880-1889; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1961

MS 003 - Charles Belden Collection

Identifier: MS 003

Charles J. Belden (1887 – 1966) was a photographer who documented Wyoming ranch life in the early 1900s. From 1914 to 1940 he operated the Pitchfork Ranch near Meeteetse. The collection is in two parts: a photographic section of over 2,500 images; and the manuscript section, consisting of scrapbooks, correspondence, research notes, and personal memorabilia.

Dates: Created: 1908-1966; Other: Date acquired: 05/11/1967

MS 004 - Anne Black Collection

Identifier: MS 004

An amateur ethnologist, Anne Black collected materials on the Northern Cheyenne Indians. Included in these papers are the 1891 – 1910 superintendent's letter books of the Tongue River Agency, and recorded narratives, typed interviews, and photographs [access to some components of this collection is RESTRICTED].

Dates: Created: 1891-1950; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1971

MS 005 - Cody Local History Collection

Identifier: MS 005
Abstract Cody, Wyoming was founded in 1895. Long associated with William F. Cody and the East Entrance to Yellowstone Park, Cody has had a rich and varied past.  Series within the collection have been set up on the history of the City of Cody and Park County, which include Cody Rod and Gun Club papers; W. F. Cody; Wyoming and Western U.S. history; local persons  and families such as Elmor 'Phonograph' Jones and the Hargreave family; general city of Cody and local scenery and wildlife photographs...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

MS 006 - William F. Cody Collection

Identifier: MS 006
Abstract This collection is one of the largest in the library. It documents the life and activities of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, including his time as an army scout, Indian fighter, showman, rancher, and developer. Included are correspondence, legal documents, Buffalo Bill's Wild West programs and route books, scrapbooks, publications, and memorabilia. Also included are materials dealing with Cody's family and information on the Cody Family Association. An important component of this collection...
Dates: Created: 1840-2011; Other: Majority of material found in 1840-1917

MS 007 - George Armstrong Custer Collection

Identifier: MS 007
Abstract This collection contains various documents concerning the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Most prominent are two original reports of General Alfred H. Terry to General George Crook, the first official reports of the defeat of Custer at the Little Big Horn battlefield. Other documents in the collection include reminiscences of Wilmot Sanford on the battle, a letter from General E. S. Godfrey to E.S. Paxson about the battle, as well as a letter from William F. Cody to Elizabeth Custer regarding...
Dates: Created: 1876-1963; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1963

MS 008 - Charles King Collection

Identifier: MS 008
Abstract This collection contains a typescript concerning William F. Cody; correspondence between Gen. Charles King (1844-1933) and Mary Jester Allen, the first director of the Buffalo Bill Museum; clippings; and a map of the Big Horn and Yellowstone Expeditions showing many of the battlefields of the Indian Wars. Added in 2018, are research materials compiled by Paul Hedren while researching the King family history for his book "Campaigning with King: Charles King, Chronicler of the Old...
Dates: Created: 1755-1999; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1998

MS 009 - Nicholas Eggenhofer Collection

Identifier: MS 009

Some publisher's correspondence is present, but most of the collection is a documentation and listing of the wonderful and very popular Western historical illustrations and paintings of artist and author Nick Eggenhofer. Many photographs of his work are included , along with various biographical articles. Books and journals illustrated by Eggenhofer are present in this special collection.

Dates: Created: 1924-1988; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1997

MS 010 - Count Otto Franc Von Lichtenstein Collection

Identifier: MS 010

Collection consists of four journals by Count Otto Franc von Lichtenstein relating daily activities as he ran the Pitchfork Ranch on the upper Greybull River west of present day Meeteetse, Wyoming.  Typed transcripts are present for journals (please click 'text' tab on upper left hand side of image viewer within each item listed in Box 2).

Dates: Created: 1886-1903; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2002

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