Family papers of Daniel Webster Cole (1863-1958), chief project engineer for the Shoshone Dam (now Buffalo Bill Dam) at Cody, Wyoming. These 1903-1910 letters and photographs were used by Beryl Churchill to write her 2001 book Challenging the Canyon: A Family Man Builds a Dam. Included are many photographs of the construction of the dam and much information on Cody local history.
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Acquisition Note: Source: Gift of Mrs. John J. Wilkins, III and Mr. David Anderson..