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MS 070 - Herbert Houze Collection

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Book Manuscripts

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Collection Overview

Title: MS 070 - Herbert Houze CollectionAdd to your cart.

Primary Creator: Houze, Herbert

Extent: 8.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

Arranged in Two series.

Series I :  Author's original book manuscripts.

Series II : Firearms research files.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collection Overview: Eight boxes of writings and research materials of Herbert Houze on firearms history. Includes author's original book manuscripts and files of advertising materials and other docmunetation on various firearms manufacturers. Emphasis on Winchester Repeating Arms Co.

Collection Historical Note

Herbert Houze is a historian and former Curator of the Cody Firearms Museum, BBHC ;  prolific author on firearms and weapons history, with emphasis on Winchesster and Colt firearms.

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.

Preferred Citation: Herbert Houze Collection, MS 70, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West


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Series 1: Book ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Box MS70.6Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.6.01: Binder 1Add to your cart.

Oringinal manuscript and typescript copy with corrections,"To The Dreams of Youth: Winchester .22 caliber single shot rifles.

Final Typescript & proof pages with corrections, "To The Dreams of Youth:  Winchester .22 caliber single shot rifles."

Folder MS70.6.02: Binder 2Add to your cart.

Original manuscript. " The Winchester Repeating Arms Company Its History and Development from 1865 - 1981."

Proof pages with corrections, Part I, "The Winchester Repeating Arms Company, Its History and Development from 1865 - 1981".

Proof Pages with corrections, Part II, "The Winchester Repeating Arms Company its History and Development From 1865 - 1981".

Transcript copy with corrections, "The Winchester Repeating arms Company Its History and Development From 1865 - 1981".

Box MS70.7Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.7.01: Binder 3Add to your cart.

Original Manuscript, "Colt Rifles & Muskets from 1847 - 1870".

Second draft with corrections, "Colt Rifles & Muskets from 1847 - 1870."

Proof pages with corrections, "Colt Rifles & Muskets from 1847 - 1870."

Folder MS70.7.02: Binder 4Add to your cart.

Otiginal manuscript and computer print-out with corrections, "The Winchester Model 52: Perfection in Design."

Proof pages with corrections, "The Winchester Model 52: Perfection in Design"

Box MS70.8Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.8.01: Binder 5Add to your cart.

Oringinal manuscript, "Winchester Bolt Action Military and Sporting Rifles 1877 - 1937"

Proof pages with corrections, "Winchester Bolt Action Military and Sporting Rifles 1877 - 1937".

Final draft, "Winchester Bolt Action Miliitary Sporting Rifles  1877 - 1937."

Folder MS70.8.02: Binder 6Add to your cart.
Final draft and proof pages, "Guide to Collectable Guns."
Series 2: Firearms Research FilesAdd to your cart.
Box MS70.1Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.01: "Winchester catalogues, Hotchkiss listings"Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.02: "Hotchkiss serial numbers, ledger extracts"Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.03: "Analysis of Hotchkiss ledger compiled by Anida Sylva CA 1955"Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.04: Hotchkiss miscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.05: Hotchkiss miscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.06: Winchester MorataAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.07: Winchester LeeAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.08: Winchester LeeAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.09: Winchester M1895 Lee rifleAdd to your cart.

Original USN contract announcement.

Original operating manual.

Folder MS70.1.10: Myszkowski correspondence.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.11: Model "A"Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.12: Model "B"Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.13: Enfield P14 correspondence, production, Inspection, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.14: Enfield P14: part 2Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.15: Model "C&D"Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.16: Arms and Cartridge researchAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.17: Model "D"Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.18: Winchester Model "A&D" Miscellaneous.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.19: Winchester Model 1917 U. S. rifleAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.20: Winchester Model 1917 U. S. rifleAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.21: Winchester Model 1917 U. S. rifleAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.22: Winchester Model 1917, correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.23: Winchester Model 1917, document concerning production, cards, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.24: WWI, orders, reports, sales, materials, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.25: Special orders & contractsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.26: WWI, contract & production summariesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.27: Winchester Model 51 ImperialAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.28: Winchester Model 54Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.29: Winchester Model 70Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.1.30: Winchester Model 1900, 1904, etc.Add to your cart.
Magazine patents, etc.
Folder MS70.1.31: ED-111 drawings (October 1918 - February 1919)Add to your cart.
Box MS70.2Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.32: Model 52 single shot "Drawing of receiver"Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.33: .22 caliber ammunition (spec. Tgt.)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.34: Model 52 correspondence (drawings,patents, etc.)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.35: Model 52 (file II) (1920 - 1934)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.36: Model 52 (file III) (1934 - 1942)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.37: Sales/shipments (1954-1981)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.38: Model 52 (1951-1981)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.39: Winchester Market Dept. (M52 price comparisons and history)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.40: Material relative to type "D" Mod 52Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.41: Model 52 (File V) WRAC: Ref. CollectionAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.42: Model 52 Spec. number book (Russell Dutclar collection)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.43: Model 52 Extracts from SN errors books, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.44: Model 52 1949 simplification proposalAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.45: Burton Patents - photographsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.46: T. C. Johnson patents - photographsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.47: Unnumbered drawings - Mod 52 sample WRAC, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.48: ED 148 drawingsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.49: Receiver & barrel T-D .22 caliber mag rifle (ED 148) component listAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.50: Solid barrel Mod 22 caliber mag (component list)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.51: ED 150 drawings component listAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.52: 1916/1917 advertisementsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.2.53: Savage 22 caliber magazine rifle.Add to your cart.
Box MS70.3Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.3.54: Winchester cataloguesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.3.55: Winchester proof marks & other marking material.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.3.56: Winchester single shot 22 caliber rifle (drawings, photocopies, etc.)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.3.57: Winchester single shot 22 caliber rifles ( Inv, cards, documents relating to M85)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.3.58: Winchester 22 caliber ammo & Mod 85 orders, production, etc. Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.3.59: Sight patents & materialAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.3.60: Artillery shells, fuses, etc. - WWIAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.3.61: Operating costs, etc. - WWIAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.3.62: Winchester Mod 92 - ammo, Mod 94 & ammo orders - WWIAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.3.63: Winchester 7mm ammo orders 1914Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.3.64: Winchester 7.62 ammo orders, production WWIAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.3.65: Winchester riot-trench guns ( M97, 11 & 12)Add to your cart.
Box MS70.4Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.66: U.S. Model 1903 Springfield rifleAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.67: European trip 1918Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.68: Winchester Model 56 & 57Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.69: Winchester Model 69 & 69 AAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.70: Winchester Model 72 & 75Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.71: Winchester Model 100 & 20 D seriesAdd to your cart.
negative C. G. Swebilius patent
Folder MS70.4.72: Line throwing gunsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.73: Production records, price comparisons, etc. 1943Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.74: WWII production reports, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.75: Press materialAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.76: Copy of article by Houze.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.77: MarbleAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.78: RemingtonAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.79: StevensAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.80: Johnson Machine GunsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.81: Winchester - PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.82: S&W M357Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.83: H&D Folsom Arms Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.84: Lyman Gunsight Corp.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.85: ReisingAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.86: SedgleyAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.87: Davis-Warner Corp.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.88: High Standard Mfg.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.89: FN (Fabrique Nat)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.90: Cataract Tool Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.91: Ithaca Gun Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.92: Ideal Mfg.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.4.93: Crescent ArmsAdd to your cart.
Box MS70.5Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.94: Hamilton FirearmsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.95: Iver JohnsonAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.96: Nadsen Submachine Gun Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.97: Scott GunsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.98: Hopkins & Allen ArmsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.99: Thompson Submachine Guns (Auto Ordinance Corp.)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.100: Uniform Headwear (Geo. Brunsen Co.)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.101: General Ordinance Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.102: Columbian Safety Air Guns (Heilprin Mfg.)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.103: Harrington & Richardson ArmsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.104: Buffalo ArmsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.105: Hartley & Graham (cannon)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.106: Adirondack Firearms (Robinson Repeat Rifle)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.107: Winchester Catalogue #82 (1920 Publication)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.108: Winchester Firearms 1981 - confidential memorandumAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.109: Winchester Public Relations Press ReleasesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.110: Winchester Flashlights and batteriesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.111: Winchester price lists - firearmsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.112: Winchester - Whirldry washing machineAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.113: Wichester Guns and Ammo ADV ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.114: Winchester Firearms ADV Inst. (Various Models)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.115: Winchester preliminary report (caseless S. G. & test flix)Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.116: Winchester Model 50Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.117: Winchester Model 101 S. N.Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.118: Topperwein, ADAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.119: Letter from O. F. Winchester 1-8-1876Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.120: Winchester SS & Component catalogueAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.121: Winchester cartridge beltsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.122: Patent Laws 1870Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.123: Supreme Court document Re:  Marlin FirearmsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.124: Shooters Yearbook pocket diary 1922Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.125: Ordinance memo #9 - 1868Add to your cart.
Folder MS70.5.126: Correspondence with McDowell Re: 4408 New ModelAdd to your cart.

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