This collection consists of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody (BB) and others correspondence with John Tait (1912-16), one of the Rough Riders of the Spanish-American War. Included are pictures and postcards of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West (BBWW) show, pictures of the Barnum sideshow members, a volume of the original Rough Riders, a Route Book of the 1899 Buffalo Bill’s Wild West and a letter from Mrs. Cody after Irma’s death.
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Acquisition Note: Source: Alan C. Tait of Tempe, AZ. Donation