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W. C. Brown papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1474
Scope and Contents Manuscripts with some photocopies. The collection includes correspondence, articles and notes pertaining to Western American history, emphasizing the Indian wars. Also includes a copy of A Guide to the William Carey Brown Papers found at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Dates: 1921-1938

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

David Chamberlin autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1917
Scope and Contents One handwritten autobiography by Chamberlin, one handwritten history of the early discoveries and settlement of California condensed from various authors, and miscellaneous items. Chamberlin talks about his youth, his various travels, and his encounters with Native Americans.
Dates: 1853-1889

Stillman Churchill diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 663
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries describing the overland journey from Lowell, Massachusetts to Deer Creek, Wyoming in 1849. Volume 2 concludes Churchill's journey to California. Churchill traveled with the Sagamore and California Mining and Trading Company. After its dissolution in late June, it is likely that the author joined the Oskaloosa Company. Churchill wrote detailed entries about company politics and disagreements, and also described other companies and emigrants he met on the trail. Diary mentions...
Dates: 1849

Henry A. Boller diaries and papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 652
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and diaries by Boller and his wife, Mary. The diaries discuss personal affairs. The letters deal with both personal and professional issues and document the literary career of Mary Boller.
Dates: 1862-1913

C. Sherwood Kellogg papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 409
Scope and Contents Two holograph diaries describing ship travel from New York to California and work in California for the Yankee Jim Lumber Company; an 1854 account book for the same lumber company; ten sight drafts; a complaint by Kellogg against "Brother Houts;" an envelope franked by Truman Smith, a U.S. Representative in Congress, addressed to C.S. Kellogg, enclosing a printed copy of an 1848 speech by Smith in the House describing American involvement of the Mexican War.
Dates: 1853-1856

William Thomas outlaw biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1184
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typed stories of the two authors' personal associations with criminals. One account, by Thomas, describes his associations with Calamity Jane and James Layton Gilmore. The other, by Davies, narrates his encounters with outlaws such as Sam Bass and Joel Collins.
Dates: 1923

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