T. C. Abbott papers
Scope and Contents
Two handwritten reminiscences, a newspaper article, and a postcard. One reminiscence is entitled "The Texas Trail" and contains information about life on the cattle trail and personal recollections of cattle drives from Texas to Montana, Wyoming, and Nebraska in the mid to late 1800's. The other reminiscence is entitled "An Indian Raid on the Rosebud, Custer Co., Montana in March 1884" and is an account of dealings between the Cheyenne Indians and local whites. The newspaper gives an account of Abbott's acquaintance with Sam Bass, the outlaw. Abbott states that the picture on the post cart "The Trail Boss," is the best picture Charlie Russell ever drew.
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Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from T.C. Abbott papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
American cowboy also known as "Teddy Blue."
1 folder (0.05 linear ft.) : (4 items; 30 p.)
Language of Materials
Donated in 1974.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
"The Texas Trail," and "An Indian Raid on the Rosebud."
- Register of T. C. Abbott papers
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 August 4
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.