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MS 259 - Robert Paul Whitney Collection



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MS 259 - Robert Paul Whitney Collection, 1902-1904 | McCracken Research Library

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Title: MS 259 - Robert Paul Whitney Collection, 1902-1904Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Whitney, Robert Paul

Extent: 1.0 Folders


Robert Paul Whitney (1877-1955) played the tuba in Buffalo Bill’s Cowboy Band from at least 1902-1904 (possibly longer).  Photographs, menu, postcards and newspaper article.

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Repository: McCracken Research Library

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Acquisition Source: Elaine Argiro of Woodside, N.Y.

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Box SC Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Buffalo Bill's Wild West Photographs, Postcards, and Newspaper ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Six photographs, 1890-1904Add to your cart.

-  P.259.1, P.259.2, P.259.3 are parade shots of BBWW in El Paso, Tx, probably from Oct 2, 1902

-  P.259.4 is a group shot of BBWW outside the Temple at Salt Lake City, probably Aug 13 or 14, 1902

-  P.259.5 is of the Buffalo Bill Cowboy Band at the Olympia theatre, London, c. 1903-1904

- P.259.6 is of Robert Whitney in a theatrical orchestra in the 1890s.

Item 2: Two postcards: one dated 1950 from Cody, Wy of Buffalo Bill, the other of Fort Cody at North Platte, Nebraska in1971., 1950, 1971Add to your cart.
Item 3: York, England special BBWW dinner menu, 07/04/1904Add to your cart.
July 4, 1904
Item 4: Newspaper obituary from the  Louisville Times., 03/19/1955Add to your cart.
March 19, 1955

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