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92 days in the saddle

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2649
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. Butler and his wife took a bet to ride on horseback from the Canadian-North Dakota border to the town of Deadwood, South Dakota in twenty days. They actually started near Winnipeg, Canada and rode 1,550 miles to Steamboat Springs, Colorado in 92 days. The item was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Dates: 1976

Buffalo Bill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 656
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters and printed pamphlets. Two letters from Cody are to his aunt Eliza Martin and sister Julia. Each discusses family matters. The remaining miscellaneous items were not written by Buffalo Bill, but comment on his life. Includes 8 items.

Dates: 1910-1929

Kieth Merrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1950
Scope and Contents

Kieth Merrill papers collection contains diaries, personal and business papers, photographs, and motion pictures from Kieth Merrill. The personal papers include journal manuscripts and correspondence. Business papers include production materials from The Great American Cowboy, Take Down, Harry's War, and Legacy.

Dates: 1953-1987

Nancy Cooper Russell papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1167
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter, newspaper clippings, and a catalog. The letters, dated from March 21, 1928 to April 23, 1930, are addressed to T.C. Abbott of Gilt Edge, Montana and discuss the book Mrs. Russell is compiling of her husband's letters. The book was first published in 1930 and was entitled "Good Medicine: the Illustrated Letters of Charles M. Russell." The newspaper items cover Charles Russell's death. The Dawson's Book Shop catalog contains a listing of the Charles M....
Dates: 1926-1970

Ten dollar horse, forty dollar saddle : cowboy clothing, arms tools and horse gear of the 1880s

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2662
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. The items describe the materials used by cowbows in the nineteenth century. The drafts were submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Dates: 1976