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MS 070 - Herbert Houze Collection

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Book Manuscripts

Firearms Research Files



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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 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 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 2: 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 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 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 2: 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 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 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 2: Binder 6Add to your cart.
Final draft and proof pages, "Guide to Collectable Guns."
Series 2: Firearms Research FilesAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Winchester catalogues, Hotchkiss listings"Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "Hotchkiss serial numbers, ledger extracts"Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "Analysis of Hotchkiss ledger compiled by Anida Sylva CA 1955"Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Hotchkiss miscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Hotchkiss miscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Winchester MorataAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Winchester LeeAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Winchester LeeAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Winchester M1895 Lee rifleAdd to your cart.

Original USN contract announcement.

Original operating manual.

Folder 10: Myszkowski correspondence.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Model "A"Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Model "B"Add to your cart.
Folder 13 : Enfield P14 correspondence, production, Inspection, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Enfield P14: part 2Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Model "C&D"Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Arms and Cartridge researchAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Model "D"Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Winchester Model "A&D" Miscellaneous.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Winchester Model 1917 U. S. rifleAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Winchester Model 1917 U. S. rifleAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Winchester Model 1917 U. S. rifleAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Winchester Model 1917, correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Winchester Model 1917, document concerning production, cards, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder 24: WWI, orders, reports, sales, materials, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Special orders & contractsAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: WWI, contract & production summariesAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Winchester Model 51 ImperialAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Winchester Model 54Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Winchester Model 70Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Winchester Model 1900, 1904, etc.Add to your cart.
Magazine patents, etc.
Folder 31: ED-111 drawings (October 1918 - February 1919)Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Model 52 single shot "Drawing of receiver"Add to your cart.
Folder 33: .22 caliber ammunition (spec. Tgt.)Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Model 52 correspondence (drawings,patents, etc.)Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Model 52 (file II) (1920 - 1934)Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Model 52 (file III) (1934 - 1942)Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Sales/shipments (1954-1981)Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Model 52 (1951-1981)Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Winchester Market Dept. (M52 price comparisons and history)Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Material relative to type "D" Mod 52Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Model 52 (File V) WRAC: Ref. CollectionAdd to your cart.
Folder 42: Model 52 Spec. number book (Russell Dutclar collection)Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Model 52 Extracts from SN errors books, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Model 52 1949 simplification proposalAdd to your cart.
Folder 45: Burton Patents - photographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 46: T. C. Johnson patents - photographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 47: Unnumbered drawings - Mod 52 sample WRAC, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder 48: ED 148 drawingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 49: Receiver & barrel T-D .22 caliber mag rifle (ED 148) component listAdd to your cart.
Folder 50: Solid barrel Mod 22 caliber mag (component list)Add to your cart.
Folder 51: ED 150 drawings component listAdd to your cart.
Folder 52: 1916/1917 advertisementsAdd to your cart.
Folder 53: Savage 22 caliber magazine rifle.Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Winchester cataloguesAdd to your cart.
Folder 55: Winchester proof marks & other marking material.Add to your cart.
Folder 56: Winchester single shot 22 caliber rifle (drawings, photocopies, etc.)Add to your cart.
Folder 57: Winchester single shot 22 caliber rifles ( Inv, cards, documents relating to M85)Add to your cart.
Folder 58: Winchester 22 caliber ammo & Mod 85 orders, production, etc. Add to your cart.
Folder 59: Sight patents & materialAdd to your cart.
Folder 60: Artillery shells, fuses, etc. - WWIAdd to your cart.
Folder 61: Operating costs, etc. - WWIAdd to your cart.
Folder 62: Winchester Mod 92 - ammo, Mod 94 & ammo orders - WWIAdd to your cart.
Folder 63: Winchester 7mm ammo orders 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 64: Winchester 7.62 ammo orders, production WWIAdd to your cart.
Folder 65: Winchester riot-trench guns ( M97, 11 & 12)Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 66: U.S. Model 1903 Springfield rifleAdd to your cart.
Folder 67: European trip 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 68: Winchester Model 56 & 57Add to your cart.
Folder 69: Winchester Model 69 & 69 AAdd to your cart.
Folder 70: Winchester Model 72 & 75Add to your cart.
Folder 71: Winchester Model 100 & 20 D seriesAdd to your cart.
negative C. G. Swebilius patent
Folder 72: Line throwing gunsAdd to your cart.
Folder 73: Production records, price comparisons, etc. 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 74: WWII production reports, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder 75: Press materialAdd to your cart.
Folder 76: Copy of article by Houze.Add to your cart.
Folder 77: MarbleAdd to your cart.
Folder 78: RemingtonAdd to your cart.
Folder 79: StevensAdd to your cart.
Folder 80: Johnson Machine GunsAdd to your cart.
Folder 81: Winchester - PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 82: S&W M357Add to your cart.
Folder 83: H&D Folsom Arms Co.Add to your cart.
Folder 84: Lyman Gunsight Corp.Add to your cart.
Folder 85: ReisingAdd to your cart.
Folder 86: SedgleyAdd to your cart.
Folder 87: Davis-Warner Corp.Add to your cart.
Folder 88: High Standard Mfg.Add to your cart.
Folder 89: FN (Fabrique Nat)Add to your cart.
Folder 90: Cataract Tool Co.Add to your cart.
Folder 91: Ithaca Gun Co.Add to your cart.
Folder 92: Ideal Mfg.Add to your cart.
Folder 93: Crescent ArmsAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 94: Hamilton FirearmsAdd to your cart.
Folder 95: Iver JohnsonAdd to your cart.
Folder 96: Nadsen Submachine Gun Co.Add to your cart.
Folder 97: Scott GunsAdd to your cart.
Folder 98: Hopkins & Allen ArmsAdd to your cart.
Folder 99: Thompson Submachine Guns (Auto Ordinance Corp.)Add to your cart.
Folder 100: Uniform Headwear (Geo. Brunsen Co.)Add to your cart.
Folder 101: General Ordinance Co.Add to your cart.
Folder 102: Columbian Safety Air Guns (Heilprin Mfg.)Add to your cart.
Folder 103: Harrington & Richardson ArmsAdd to your cart.
Folder 104: Buffalo ArmsAdd to your cart.
Folder 105: Hartley & Graham (cannon)Add to your cart.
Folder 106: Adirondack Firearms (Robinson Repeat Rifle)Add to your cart.
Folder 107: Winchester Catalogue #82 (1920 Publication)Add to your cart.
Folder 108: Winchester Firearms 1981 - confidential memorandumAdd to your cart.
Folder 109: Winchester Public Relations Press ReleasesAdd to your cart.
Folder 110: Winchester Flashlights and batteriesAdd to your cart.
Folder 111: Winchester price lists - firearmsAdd to your cart.
Folder 112: Winchester - Whirldry washing machineAdd to your cart.
Folder 113: Wichester Guns and Ammo ADV ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 114: Winchester Firearms ADV Inst. (Various Models)Add to your cart.
Folder 115: Winchester preliminary report (caseless S. G. & test flix)Add to your cart.
Folder 116: Winchester Model 50Add to your cart.
Folder 117: Winchester Model 101 S. N.Add to your cart.
Folder 118: Topperwein, ADAdd to your cart.
Folder 119: Letter from O. F. Winchester 1-8-1876Add to your cart.
Folder 120: Winchester SS & Component catalogueAdd to your cart.
Folder 121: Winchester cartridge beltsAdd to your cart.
Folder 122: Patent Laws 1870Add to your cart.
Folder 123: Supreme Court document Re:  Marlin FirearmsAdd to your cart.
Folder 124: Shooters Yearbook pocket diary 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 125: Ordinance memo #9 - 1868Add to your cart.
Folder 126: Correspondence with McDowell Re: 4408 New ModelAdd to your cart.

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