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Collection Number RG0992.AM
Collection Name RG0992 Farritor, Robert J., 1878-1961
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Robert J. Farritor collection
Date or Date Span 1956
Year Range from 1956
Year Range to 1956
Scope & Content 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.
Creator Farritor, Robert J., 1878-1961
Finding Aids Robert Farritor finding aid.
Related units of description See also the photo component [RG0992.PH].
Subjects Cattle
Frontier & pioneer life
People Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill," 1846-1917
Cook, Caroline
Ferriter, Robert J. "Bob", 1878-1961
Olive, Isom Prentice "Print," 1840-1886
Wahl, Tamar Snow (Mitchell)
Search Terms Cattle trade -- History
Custer County (Neb.) -- History