Robert J. Farritor [RG0992.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG0992.AM:  Robert J. Farritor, 1878-1961

Papers:  1956
Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska 
Size:  One 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 Library/Archives collections and Nebraska History index contain numerous resources on the cattle industry on Nebraska.

INVENTORY

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

 

Subject headings:

Cattle trade -- History
Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill," 1846-1917
Cook, Caroline
Custer County (Nebraska) -- History
Farritor, Robert J., 1878-1961
Wahl, Tamar Snow

 

Revised TMM        07-15-2009

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