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MS 006 - William F. Cody Collection

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MS 006 - William F. Cody Collection, 1840-2011 | McCracken Research Library

By Samantha L. Harper

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Collection Overview

Title: MS 006 - William F. Cody Collection, 1840-2011Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1840-1917

Primary Creator: Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill"

Extent: 140.0 Boxes

Abstract

This collection is one of the largest in the library. It documents the life and activities of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, including his time as an army scout, Indian fighter, showman, rancher, and developer. Included are correspondence, legal documents, Buffalo Bill's Wild West programs and route books, scrapbooks, publications, and memorabilia. Also included are materials dealing with Cody's family and information on the Cody Family Association. An important component of this collection includes the Buffalo Bill dime novels, comics and other pulp publications, over 4,000 items in all, and published in more than ten countries. Also present within this set of papers are subseries on Wild West performers Annie Oakley, Johnny Baker and Doc Carver.

Administrative Information

Repository: McCracken Research Library

Access Restrictions: McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.  Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.

Related Materials: Digitized Collection of William F. Cody - MS 006 in Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Digital Collections For more information please see http://library.centerofthewest.org/cdm/search/collection/BBOA/order/identi/ad/asc.

Preferred Citation: William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody Collection, MS 6, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Acquaintances],
[Series 2: Business],
[Series 3: Correspondence],
[Series 4: Memorabilia],
[Series 5: Other Wild West Shows],
[Series 6: Personal],
[Series 7: Dime Novels],
[Series 8: Oversize],
[Series 9: Photographs],
[All]

Series 6: PersonalAdd to your cart.
Primary sources.
Sub-Series 1: BiographicalAdd to your cart.
Box 21Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Anecdotes, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Articles - UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Articles, 1870-1879Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Articles, 1880-1889Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Articles, 1890-1899Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Articles, 1900-1909Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Articles, 1910-1917Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Articles - DanishAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Articles - Newspaper Reports re: William F. Cody's Death, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - My Duel With Yellow HandAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - My Greatest Little HorseAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - AutobiographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - AutobiographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - AutobiographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - AutobiographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - AutobiographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - AutobiographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - AutobiographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - AutobiographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - AutobiographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - AutobiographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - AutobiographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Autobiographical (By William F. Cody) - Grand Duke Alexis Buffalo Hunt - Handwritten OriginalAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Biographies - Buffalo King, King Of The Old West, 1926Add to your cart.
Box 22Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Biographies - Memories of Buffalo Bill (Pahaska's Wife) by Louisa M. Frederici Cody and Courtney Ryley CooperAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Endorsements - Lackawanna RailroadAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Funeral - AcknowledgmentAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Funeral - Correspondence - Family Acknowledgement of SympathyAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Buffalo Bill As Santa Claus by D.H. Winget, 1903Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Funeral - Correspondence (Transcripts)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Funeral - Eulogy - Edgar D. PeixottoAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Funeral - List of Flowers ReceivedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Funeral - Sympathy CardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Funeral - Newspaper ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Box 23Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: IllustrationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: IllustrationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: IllustrationsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: InterviewsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: How Buffalo Bill Is To Spend His TimeAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: WFC In Praise of Thomas EdisonAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: SignatureAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Timeline - Highlights In The Life of William F. Cody, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Winget, D. H. - Anecdotes of Buffalo Bill, Which Have Never Before Appeared In PrintAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: EphemeraAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: AdvertisementsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: AdvertisementsAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Fire Alarm of the Newton Fire Department, Newton KS, 1885Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Funeral Notice for John Douglas, February 28, 1829Add to your cart.
Folder 13: The Life And Trial of Frank James, September 28, 1883Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Illustrations - Watercolor Portrait of William F. Cody in Red ShirtAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Illustrations - Wide Awake (Baby Under Blanket) by Louis LingerAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Invitations - Wooden Wedding, 1904Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Music - Olympia Quadrilles, 1886-1887Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Poems - Our Own - By Margaret SangsterAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Postcards - GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Postcards - Great Horse Race, 1908Add to your cart.
Folder 21: ProgramsAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Songs - The Campfire Song - by W.T. Hornaday, 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Tobacco Cards - American Tobacco CompanyAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: FamilyAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Allen, Helen CodyAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Allen, Mary JesterAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Allen, Mary JesterAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Boal, William CodyAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Bradford, William CodyAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Bradford, William CodyAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Correspondence - UnidentifiedAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Cody Family Artifacts - BiblesAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Cody Family Artifacts - Marked Testament, New TestamentAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Cody Family Association - GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Cody Family Association - NewslettersAdd to your cart.
Box 24Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: FamilyAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Cody Family Association - Newsletters, 1930, 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Cody Family Association - Reunions, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Cody-Boal-Thorp, Arta - CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Cody-Boal-Thorp, Arta - Correspondence - Outgoing - Arta to William F. Cody from North Platte NEAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Cody-Boal-Thorp, Arta - InvitationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Cody-Boal-Thorp, Arta - Marriage Certificate, 1899Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Cody-Boal-Thorp, Arta - Newspaper ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Cody-Boal-Thorp, Arta - Prayer Book, 1889Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Cody-Boal-Thorp, Arta - Prayer BookAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Cody-Boal-Thorp, Arta - Visits and AddressesAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Cody-Stott-Garlow, Irma Louise - CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Cody-Stott-Garlow, Irma Louise - Legal - Brand Certificate for State of Wyoming, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Cody-Stott-Garlow, Irma Louise - Newspaper ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Cody, IsaacAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Cody, John FrankAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Cody-Bentley, JosephineAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Cody-Goodman, Julia Melvina - CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Cody-Goodman, Julia Melvina - CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 25Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: FamilyAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Cody-Goodman, Julia Melvina - Correspondence, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Cody-Goodman, Julia Melvina - Correspondence, 1890-1899Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Cody-Goodman, Julia Melvina - Correspondence, 1900-1909Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Cody-Goodman, Julia Melvina - Correspondence, 1910-1919Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Cody-Goodman, Julia Melvina - Correspondence, 1920-1929Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Cody-Goodman, Julia Melvina - Memoirs, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Cody-Goodman, Julia Melvina - Newspaper ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Cody-Jester-Wetmore, Laura Ella "Helen" "Nellie"Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Cody-Bradford-Decker, Mary Hannah "May"Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Cody, Orra MaudAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Frederici-Cody, Louisa Maud "Lulu" - Business - Nebraska Central Building and Loan AssociationAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Frederici-Cody, Louisa M. "Lulu" - CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Frederici-Cody, Louisa M. "Lulu" - Legal, 1917-1918Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Frederici-Cody, Louisa M. "Lulu" - Legal - Death Certificate, 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Frederici-Cody, Louisa M. "Lulu" - Newspaper ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Frederici-Cody, Louisa M. "Lulu" - ScrapbookAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Garlow Children (Bill, Fred & Jane as a group) - IllustrationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Garlow Children (Bill, Fred & Jane as a group) - ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Garlow Children (Bill, Fred & Jane as a group) - Books (From Garlow Family Garage), 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Garlow Children (Bill, Fred & Jane as a group) - Correspondence & Legal Contracts (Re: Curios at Lookout Mt. from Louisa Cody & Garlow Estates)Add to your cart.
Box 26Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: FamilyAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Garlow Children (Bill, Fred & Jane as a group) - Correspondence, 1946-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Garlow Children (Bill, Fred & Jane as a group) - Correspondence - Re: Fred & Irma Garlow Estate, 1921-1934Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Garlow, Frederick Harrison - CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Garlow, Frederick Harrison - Legal - Land Title - Wyoming - Relinquishment, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Garlow, William Cody "Bill Cody"Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Goodman, EdwardAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Goodman, Finley Albert - CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Goodman, Finley AlbertAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Goodman, George CodyAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Goodman, Henry JosephAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Goodman-Thurston, JosephineAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Goodman, Walter FrankAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Walliker, George FrederickAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Reunions, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 24: UnknownAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 6: FinancialAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: ChecksAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Denver National Bank - Signature CardAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Investments - Stock CertificatesAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Property - Deeds and Titles, 1901-1916Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Property - Installment Sale, 1867Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 7: LegalAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Death Certificate, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 21: William F. Cody's Last Will and Testament, 1906, 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Will - Selden Bacon CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Power of Attorney, 1915-1916Add to your cart.
Box 27Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 8: MemorialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Landmarks - Cody PeakAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Museums - Buffalo Bill Museum (Cody WY) - ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Museums - Buffalo Bill Museum (Cody WY) - BrochuresAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Museums - Buffalo Bill Museum (Cody WY) - CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Museums - Buffalo Bill Museum (Cody WY) - Dedication Ceremony, July 4, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Museums - Buffalo Bill Museum (Lookout Mountain, Golden CO) - Booklets - "Buffalo Bill's Memorial Museum", 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Museums - Buffalo Bill Museum (Lookout Mountain, Golden CO) - BrochuresAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Museums - Buffalo Bill Museum (Lookout Mountain, Golden CO) - CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Museums - Buffalo Bill Museum (Lookout Mountain, Golden CO) - FinancialAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Museums - Buffalo Bill Museum (Lookout Mountain, Golden CO) - PostcardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Organizations - Buffalo Bill Memorial Association, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Organizations - Showmen's League of America, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Schools - Buffalo Bill Cavalry SchoolAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Poems - Remembering Buffalo Bill by Witter Bynner, 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Ships - S.S. Cody Victory, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Ships - U.S.S. Cody, 1920Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Statues - Golden CO (Proposed)Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Statues - "The Scout" in Cody WYAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Statues - "The Scout" in Cody WYAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Statues - "The Scout" in Cody WYAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Organizations - 1390 ClubAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Organizations - Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE)Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Organizations - Cody Methodist ChurchAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Organizations - Colorado State Senate - Senate Joint Resolution, 1917-01-14; January 14, 1917Add to your cart.
MS 6.3931 - Senate Joint Resolution No. 4, By Senator B.C. Napier
Folder 25: Organizations - Masonic TempleAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Organizations - North Platte - Dinner, 1886-10-06Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Organizations - Presidential InaugurationAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Organizations - Royal Antediluvian Order of BuffaloesAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Organizations - Showmen's League of America - Banquet Program & Directory, 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Organizations - Showmen's League of America - Dinners - Hotel LaSalle, 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Organizations - Tribe of IsmailAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Organizations - United Arts ClubAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Organizations - Welcome ClubAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Poems - GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Poems - Buffalo Bill by Thomas Brower Peacock, 1913Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Acquaintances],
[Series 2: Business],
[Series 3: Correspondence],
[Series 4: Memorabilia],
[Series 5: Other Wild West Shows],
[Series 6: Personal],
[Series 7: Dime Novels],
[Series 8: Oversize],
[Series 9: Photographs],
[All]


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