Yale University
Describes a Chinese bath house and a Fourth of July celebration in San Francisco
Buffalo Bill Historical Center - McCraken Research Library
Charles Rapp came to Wyoming from New York State during Wyoming's short-lived gold rush period. His 15 letters, written mainly to Eva Shepard (a young woman from his hometown), describe life in 1870's Wyoming, mostly in mining camps. Topics discussed include relations with Indians, the Battle of the Little Bighorn, his homesickness, and the goings on at his home in New York
Buffalo Bill Historical Center - McCraken Research Library
According to his friend Camille Dadant, Victor Arland came to the United States from France in 1870. During the gold rush of 1875-1876 he moved to the Black Hills and then to Wyoming. He settled on Trail Creek, near Cody, Wyoming, and set up business with a partner, John Corbett. They hunted, trapped, farmed and ran a mercantile. They traded with Crow and Shoshone Indians, and cattlemen. In 1882 Arland began buying honey and wine in bulk from Mr. Dadant to re-sell in his store. They then moved the business to the vicinity north of present day Meeteetse, Wyoming, operated a store, restaurant and boarding house. This began the founding of the town of Arland, complete with post office. Victor Arland tells of close encounters with death at the hands of drunk cowboys and hardened criminals that came through his establishment. Arland was murdered in Red Lodge, Montana, shot during a poker game, April 24, 1890. Corbett tried to continue running Arland's establishment, but it was soon ... Read More
Buffalo Bill Historical Center - McCraken Research Library
General correspondence, 1840-1932 . Articles and biographical sketches. Miscellaneous. Notebooks: 1905; 1906, Inspections; 1906 Camp; 1907, Inspections; 1908, Inspection; 1908, Camp inspections, etc.; 1909 Inspections and camp; 1910, Inspections; 1910, 1st Infantry with notes on all commands; 1911, Camps; 1914, Brigade camp; 1915, Camp; 1915, Lecture tour; 1918-1919, Camps; 1921, Camp Douglas; Unlabeled. Scrapbook: telegrams, clippings, and letters, 1898-1899
Baltimore Museum of Art - Archives and Manuscripts Collections
Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
Typescripts, galley copies, and other material related to the production of three books by Bill Groneman: Roll Call at the Alamo (co-authored by Phil Rosenthal), Alamo Defenders, and Defense of a Legend -- Some typescripts include annotations and attached editorial lists
State Library of Queensland
Manuscript of Bill Murray
University of Michigan - Bentley Historical Library
Photo of Sliger at his desk and photo of Sliger with Carl Pursell
Columbia University
Experiences as projectionist for Robert Flaherty