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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.
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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."

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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".

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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"

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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."

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