Robert J. Farritor [RG0992.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0992.AM:  Robert J. Farritor

Papers:  1956
Broken Bow, Custer County, Neb.:  
Size:  1 item

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection contains a proposal by Robert J. Farritor to write a history of the cattle industry of north central Nebraska, particularly focusing on Custer County. Farritor's proposal ties it together with the history of the Texas cattle industry, going back to 1866. He lists several cattle drivers and gives a brief history of Custer County. Farritor also includes incidental stories about Buffalo Bill Cody and Tamar Snow.

See also the photo component [RG0992.PH] for related images. The NSHS Library/Archives collections and Nebraska History index contain numerous resources on the cattle industry on Nebraska.

DESCRIPTION

History of cattle industry in north central Nebraska, proposal, 1956

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917
Cattle trade -- History
Cook, Caroline
Custer County (Neb.) -- History
Wahl, Tamar Snow

 

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