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MS 097 - International Cody Family Association Papers

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Correspondence and Journals of CFA members

Letters, Newpaper clippings that deal with CFA members.

International Cody Family Association Papers, Heraldry ASCII Render



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MS 097 - International Cody Family Association Papers | McCracken Research Library

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Collection Overview

Title: MS 097 - International Cody Family Association PapersAdd to your cart.

Primary Creator: International Cody Family Association

Extent: 12.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The International Cody Family Association Collection is cataloged as Manuscripts 97 ( MS 97), Series I and Series II and contain twelve (12) boxes that make up 4.0 linear feet.

Subjects: Cody, William F. (William Frederick) 1846-1917, Cody, William F. “Buffalo Bill”

Languages: English

Abstract

The International Cody Family Association Collection in the McCracken Research Library of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West is made up of letters, papers, photos and film that belonged to either members of the association or the association itself.  This collection also contains newsletters, genealogical charts and records of CFA member as well as CFA publications.

Collection Historical Note

The International Cody Family Association is an organization founded and established by descendants and ancestors that have an established kinship to Philip and Martha Cody who settled in Beverly, Massachusetts in 1695.  Col. William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) through his lineage was a member of the Cody Family Association (CFA).

Subject/Index Terms

Cody, William F. (William Frederick) 1846-1917
Cody, William F. “Buffalo Bill”

Administrative Information

Repository: McCracken Research Library

Accruals: 2019 ASCII Render of Coat of Arms

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.

Separated Materials: Physical copies of the Genealogical and Historical Review of the International Cody Family Association are located in the Periodicals Collection but are in the MS 097 digital collection.

Related Materials: Digitized Collection of Cody Family Association - MS 097 in Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Digital Collections For more information please see http://library.centerofthewest.org/cdm/search/collection/p17097coll97/order/date

Finding Aid Revision History: Formerly MS 6, Series III


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Correspondence and Journals of CFA members],
[Series 2: Letters, Newpaper clippings that deal with CFA members.],
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Series 1: Correspondence and Journals of CFA membersAdd to your cart.
Series 1 is an assortment of items that range from letters and photos to postcard albums and journals of CFA members.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Decree of appointment of Civil War Veterans Association of Henry R. Guss, the maternal uncle of Buffalo Bill, February 25, 1911Add to your cart.
Item 2: Cardboard backed list of World War I CFA members who served.Add to your cart.
Item 3: Cardboard backed photo of Arthur P. Cody, Troop A, 1st Ohio Cavalry and a listing for Eugene Cody Stacy both serving in the Spanish-American War.Add to your cart.
Item 4: Cardboard backed folder of pictures and information of CFA reunions, October 27, 1925 in Chicago ;  1928 in Toronto ; 1929 in Erie, PA ; 1930 in Salem and Beverly, MA ; and 1931 in Buffalo, NY.Add to your cart.
Item 5: Cardboard backed photo of Cody burial lots at Vernon, NY.  "In Memory of Isaac and Samuel Cody" (soldiers in the American Revolution).Add to your cart.
Item 6: Cardboard backed list of Revoluntionary Soldiers.Add to your cart.
Item 7: Cardboard backed folder of photos of Mary Amelia Cody at her mission in Japan.Add to your cart.
Item 8: Cardboard backed folder of photos of Aldus Cody and Darwin Cody plus a list of other CFA Civil War Veterans.Add to your cart.
Item 9: Cardboard backed folder of photos of the Higginbottom family.Add to your cart.
Item 10: Postcard album containing assorted postcards and photos.Add to your cart.
Item 11: Composition book containing poems and essays belonging to Edna B. Cody.Add to your cart.
Item 12: "The Texaco Star" magazine October 1929 with an article "Buffalo Bill - Grandfather" by Jane Cody Garlow.Add to your cart.
Item 13: Newspaper clipping "Riding with Buffalo Bill's Grandson" by Paul Jackson.  Add to your cart.
Newspaper and date unknown.
Item 14: Framed poem "To My Mother"Add to your cart.
Handwritten, author unknown.
Item 15: Framed Certificate and License of John H. Cody to practice pharmacy in the State of Connecticut., December 6. 1887Add to your cart.
Item 16: Autograph book belonging to Ada Louisa Cody.Add to your cart.
Item 17: Framed certificate of "Life Membershipin the Telephone Pioneers of America"  to Helen S. Cody., October 22, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 18: Small brown ledger/account book belonging to John B. Cody, 1876 - 1880Add to your cart.
Item 19: Small black ledger/account book belonging to John B. Cody.Add to your cart.
Item 20: Book "Appletons' Railway and Steam Navigation Guide" owned by John B. Cody.Add to your cart.
Item 21: Book "Chicago and North-Western Railway" owned by John B. Cody.Add to your cart.
Item 22: Bound book of manuscript music written by Jane Stevens and signed by her, February 18, 1840Add to your cart.
Item 23: Two (2) Penmanship books of John Henry Cody.Add to your cart.
Item 24: Booklet "Day Book for the Merchant"  owned by Emma Cody, 1848Add to your cart.
Item 25: Booklet "Ledger for the Merchant" owned by Emma Cody, 1848Add to your cart.
Item 26: "56 Pages selected from H.M.S. Pinafore" by Arthur Sullivan (sheet music)Add to your cart.
Item 27: Two (2) bound penmanship books belonging to Jane Stevens, 1841Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Warranty Deed between P. T. Barnum and John B. Cody, November 10, 1882Add to your cart.
re:  Parcel of land,  (contains Barnum's signature)
Item 2: Warrenty Deed between William H. Cox and Frederick A. Cody, April 24, 1895Add to your cart.
re:  property in Chicago, IL.
Item 3: Warranty Deed between WIlliam H. Cox and Wife and Frederick A. Cody, April 22, 1895Add to your cart.
re:  property in Chicago, IL
Item 4: Quit Claim deed between William H. Cox and Frederick A. Cody, December 10, 1894Add to your cart.
re: prooperty in Chicago, IL.
Folder 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: Marriage Certificate between Frederick A. Cody and Alta E. Ray, July 4, 1873Add to your cart.
Item 2: Family record pages taken from a Bible : Frederick A. Cody and Alto E. Ray , 1851 - 1881Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Certified copy of birth certificate of William James Cody, July 17, 1895, September 8, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 4: N. T. Cody papers and lettersAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Letter from Phoenix Insurance company, January 12, 1880Add to your cart.
(handwritten)
Item 2: Letter with envelope from son in Berlin, November 11, 1889Add to your cart.
handwritten
Item 3: letter with envelope from son in New Canaan, CT, July 9, 1889Add to your cart.
handwritten
Item 4: Letter with envelope from son in Munich, October 18, 1889Add to your cart.
handwritten
Item 5: Letter with envelope from son in Merced, CA, September 30, 1896Add to your cart.
handwritten
Item 6: Letter with envelope from son in Leipzig, December 20, 1889Add to your cart.
handwritten
Item 7: Letter with envelope from son in London, August 9, 1889Add to your cart.
handwritten
Item 8: Letter with envelope from Pinkerton Agency, August 22, 1896Add to your cart.
re: forged check placed at office
Item 9: Letter from Pinkerton Agency, August 27, 1896Add to your cart.
re: forged check
Item 10: Postcard from Victoria, BC, May 20, 1889Add to your cart.
Item 11: Postcard from London, August 13, 1889Add to your cart.
Item 12: Postcard from Griffin Lake, BC, May 2, 1889Add to your cart.
Item 13: Wells, Fargo and Co. letter with envelope from a friend, January 1, 1895Add to your cart.
Item 14: Receipts for payment of office rent, April - October 1896Add to your cart.
Item 15: Receipt from LeCount Brother to Wells, Fargo and Co., May 18, 1896Add to your cart.
Item 16: Receipt to the Ventura Drug Store, December 23, 1890Add to your cart.
Item 17: Receipt for dues payment to the Wells Fargo Library Association, October 22, 1896Add to your cart.
Item 18: Tax bill and receipt from San Buena Ventura, CA, October 19, 1894Add to your cart.
Item 19: Receipt from Constable of Ventura Township, CA, December 16, 1895Add to your cart.
re: Purchase of table and chairs
Item 20: Three (3) money order receipts - February 6, 1896 ; September 9, 1896 ; and September 21, 1896.Add to your cart.
Item 21: Newspaper clipping "What kind of people the South Wants" by N. TrimbleAdd to your cart.
newspaper and date unknown
Item 22: Booklet "Constitution and by-laws of the Caledonian Club of Ventura, CA, January 1, 1893Add to your cart.
Item 23: Notebook of the "Records of the Cody's"Add to your cart.
contains small photos of family members.
Folder 5: Will Cody Bradford lettersAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Letter with envelope, Tuesday, June 24, 1923Add to your cart.
Handwritten
Item 2: Letter with envelope, Thursday June 28, 1923Add to your cart.
handwritten
Item 3: Letter, Friday, date unknownAdd to your cart.
handwritten
Item 4: Letter with envelope, Tuesday, February 19, 1923Add to your cart.
handwritten
Item 5: Letter , Saturday, date unknownAdd to your cart.
handwritten
Item 6: Letter, June 2, year unknownAdd to your cart.
handwritten
Item 7: Letter - Thursday, date unknownAdd to your cart.
handwrittten
Item 8: Letter , Tuesday, date unknownAdd to your cart.
attached to letter to Mary Cody Decker from The National Bank of Commerce, May 20, 1923
Item 9: Letter, Thursday, date unknownAdd to your cart.
handwritten
Item 10: Letter with envelope, Monday, January 16, 1923Add to your cart.
Handwritten
Item 11: Letter "My Dear Aunt May" on The Wolcott letterhead, Monday, January 8Add to your cart.
handwritten
Item 12: Letter with envelope from Fresno, CA, November 2, 1922Add to your cart.
Handwritten
Item 13: Letter and receipt from Switchmen's Union of North America.Add to your cart.
Item 14: Letter  - December 1, 1922  - Receipt November 28, 1922Add to your cart.
Item 15: Telegram "Mother passed away...", June 17, 1923Add to your cart.
Item 16Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Mrs. William Cody Bradford letters and papersAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Invitation with envelope to "Floral Chapter" O. E. S. meeting, September 8, 1923.Add to your cart.
Item 2: Small Easter card with envelope from "Aunt Henrietta", March 31, 1923Add to your cart.
Item 3: Telegram from "Cody Bill", December 18, no yearAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Letter with envelope from "Stanley", June 1, 1922Add to your cart.
Handwritten on Cooley Hotel Letterhead.
Item 5: Letter with envelope from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, December 11, 1923Add to your cart.
Item 6: Letter from E. J. Kennedy, date unknownAdd to your cart.
Handwritten
Item 7: Letter from "Mother", June 20, 1923Add to your cart.
handwritten
Item 8: Letter with envelope from "Vince" with Christmas postcard attached, January 14, 1920Add to your cart.
handwrittten
Item 9: Letter with envelope from Glen Rock, Ridgewood, NJ, December 20, 1919Add to your cart.
handwritten
Item 10: Letter with envelope form Riverhead, Long Island, January 15, 1920Add to your cart.
Handwritten on Army and Navy YMCA letterhead
Item 11: Letter with envelope from "Mother", December 30, 1919Add to your cart.
handwritten
Item 12: Postcard of "The Coliseum"Add to your cart.
Item 13: Receipt from Riverhead Savings Bank, January 13, 1922Add to your cart.
Item 14: Receipt for dues, Order of the Eastern Star, April 9, 1921Add to your cart.
Item 15: Receipt for dues, Order of the Eastern Star, June 10, 1922Add to your cart.
Item 16: Invitation for Floral chapter meeting O. E. S., November 12, 1921Add to your cart.
Item 17: Membership ticket for the season of 1923.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: PhotocopiesAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Claim for pension by Samuel Cody, April 22, 1854Add to your cart.
Item 2: Historical sketch of the town of Vernon Centre, NY Written by Samuel Cody, April 27, 1848Add to your cart.
Item 3: Descriptions of experiences by Samuel CodyAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Description of early Vernon Settlers by Samuel CodyAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Claim for pension by Samuel Cody and "Westminster Catechism or Presbyterian Confession of Faith"Add to your cart.
Item 6: Chart of family of Thomas Caryl, son of Benjamin of Hopkinton, MA.Add to your cart.
Item 7: Chart of family of Philip and Martha Cody of Beverly, MAAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Letter from Hiram Cody to Mary Jester Allen explain above charts.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Handwritten letter by James E. Miller, 1837 - 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Alphabetical Roster, Cody Family Reunion, Cody, WY, August 23, 1969Add to your cart.
Item 2: "The Cody Family directory", 1936Add to your cart.
Item 3: "Our Cody Family Directory", 1925Add to your cart.
Item 4: Biographical sketches of Mary H. Cody and Edgar Clark BradfordAdd to your cart.
One (1) typewritten page
Item 5: List of Birth, Marriages and Deaths of CFA members.Add to your cart.
Item 6: Two (2) Genealogical Charts of CFA from 1st generation through 6th generationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Mr. and Mrs. J. T. OdellAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Booklet "Biographical Sketch of J. T. Odell"Add to your cart.
Item 2: Newspaper clipping "Mrs. Rose I. Odell is Dead"Add to your cart.
date and newspaper unknown
Item 3: Newspaper clipping " Mrs. J. Theodore Odel of Beaufort Place...", July 20, 1926Add to your cart.
Item 4: Obituary notice "Widow of Railroad President was Proligic Writer of Letters to Newspapers"Add to your cart.
newspaper and date unknown
Item 5: Article "Mrs. Odell aids Buffalo Bill Monument Fund", May 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Newspaper ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: "Kids Thrilled to Find Teacher Descendant of Real Buffalo Bill" by Tom O'Brien , Santa Barbara News-Press, unknownAdd to your cart.
Item 2: "Buffalo Bill's Descendants are Residents of Bellingham"  by Dick Beardslwy,  The Seattle Times, Sunday, April 29, 1979Add to your cart.
Item 3: "Descendants Tell of Famous Ancestor, Buffalo Bill Cody"  by Dick Beardsley,  The Bellingham Herald, Sunday, April 22, 1979Add to your cart.
Item 4: "Fred Bentley Burried" and Last Rites for chicago's first Gold Star Mother",  The Chicago Daily News, September 20, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 12: N. L. A. Cody : Items found in his dentist's kitAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Small purple book containing medicinal formulas.  also contains an article "The Action of Light on Chemicals"Add to your cart.
source and date unknown
Item 2: Small black book containing medicinal formulas.Add to your cart.
Item 3: Two (2) handwritten pieces of paper containing medicinal formulas.Add to your cart.
Item 4: Bill for $65.70, August 11, 1865Add to your cart.
Folder 13: William Cody Bradford telegramsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: May 14, 1928, "Will leave Chicago Tuesday..."Add to your cart.
Item 2: May 13, 1928, "Received telegram we leave..."Add to your cart.
Item 3: March 27, 1928, "Ethel arrived safely..."Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Certificate proclaiming Helen S. Cody, Loyal subject of Neptune.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Photos of a woman modeling what appears to be her wedding dress.Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Photocopy of Susan Adams' autograph book given by BBHC to Oberlin College, OH and related letters.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Cody Family Association materialAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Three (3) copies of the Genealogical and Historical Review, Volume 7, Number 2, June 1969Add to your cart.
Item 2: Two (2) menus from the dinner at the July 3, 1933 CFA reunion.Add to your cart.
Item 3: Two (2) programs from the October 1938 CFA reunionAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Membership card of F. Russell Cody for the year 1960.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Cardboard backed newspaper clipping "Isaac and Samuel Cody"Add to your cart.
Item 2: "Witness the Surrender of Burgoyne"Add to your cart.
newspaper and date unknown
Item 3: Pamphlet "Our Gloried Dead" written in memory of Paul Cody Bentley, 1918Add to your cart.
Item 4: Telegram to Mrs. F. A. Cody "We were Married...", August 29, 1906Add to your cart.
Item 5: Handwritten poem and envelope to Mrs. Edna MirejoskyAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Letter written to the BBHC from Muriel Anderson of Ontario, CA, February 1, 1979Add to your cart.
Item 7: Certificate of Citizenship of the community of Wahlen, Switzerland for Lina Elisa SchmidlinAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Cardboard backed handwritten letter dated April 5, 1844Add to your cart.
Item 9: Picture of a woman, c. 1850 (possibly Jane Stevens)Add to your cart.
Item 10: Handwritten note "Received of Mrs. F. A. Cody...", October 27, 1903Add to your cart.
Item 11: Small book  The Day is Done  by Longfellow inscribed "Christmas 1907 with love from Lottie to Alta".Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Prayer Book  c. 1745Add to your cart.
Item 2: Spelling BookAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Family BibleAdd to your cart.

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[Series 2: Letters, Newpaper clippings that deal with CFA members.],
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