Brininstool, E. A. (Earl Alonzo), 1870-1957
- Existence: 1870 - 1957
E. A. Brininstool (1870-1957) was an American cowboy poet and author.
Earl Alonzo Brininstool was born on October 11, 1870 in Warsaw, New York. He moved to Los Angles, California in 1895, where he spent most of his life. He worked for a local newspaper in Los Angeles, but later became a freelance writer. He was a prolific author, writing on western history and on General Custer in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Though he never worked as a cowboy, he composed thousands of cowboy poems. He died on July 28, 1957 in Los Angeles.
Citation:CowboyPoetry.com, via WWW, November 16, 2017 (western historian; wrote on Custer and Battle of the Little Bighorn; prolific poet, writing thousands of western poems).
The General Custer Web Site, via WWW, November 16, 2017 (moved to Los Angeles in 1895 to work in journalism, working for a newspaper before becoming a freelance writer; died in Los Angeles).
Wikipedia, via WWW, November 16, 2017 (b. 11 Oct 1870 Warsaw, NY; d. 28 July 1957; cowboy poet, not working cowboy; lived in Los Angeles for much of his live; prolific author).
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection includes original and reproduction photographs, lithographs, negatives, and wood printing blocks related to the American West. Images includes sites of battles with Native Americans, historical figures involved in the development of the West, buildings, and landmarks. Materials dated 1860-1949.
Correspondence, research notes, drafts of publications, and various source materials. The items are handwritten often with typescripts. Also included are microfiche and printed drafts. The collection deals with Brininstool's research and publications on the numerous battles and incidents relating to the Indian Wars in the American West.
Collection includes correspondence with Custer historians (indexed), writings concerning the battle, research and reference files (indexed), maps and photographs of the battle site, biographical material on Kuhlman, memorabilia, and other papers. Correspondents include Earl Alonzo Brininstool, Fred Dustin, Robert Spurrier Ellison, W. A. Falconer, Edward Smith Luce, and Elwood L. Nye.
Collection includes photographs and postcards collected by Kuhlman during his research on George A. Custer and the Battle of Little Bighorn. Includes images of the battlefield, 7th Cavalry survivors, and fellow historians and authors.
- Letters 2
- Material Types 2
- Photographs 2
- Animals -- West (U.S.) -- Photographs 1
- Cemeteries -- West (U.S.) -- Photographs 1
- Correspondence 1
- Drafts (Documents) 1
- Historians -- United States -- History 1
- Images 1
- Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 1
- Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Photographs 1
- Landscapes -- West (U.S.) -- Photographs 1
- Legend into history 1
- Lithographs 1
- Little Bighorn Battlefield (Mont.) -- Photographs 1
- Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (Mont.) -- Maps 1
- Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 1
- Military 1
- Monuments -- West (U.S.) -- Photographs 1
- Negatives 1
- Notes 1
- Politics, Government, and Law 1
- Postcards 1
- Research (Documents) 1
- West (U.S.) -- History 1
- Woodcuts 1 + ∧ less