Crawford, Jack, 1847-1917

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Frontier scout, writer, and performer, known as "Captain Jack Crawford, the poet scout." B. John Wallace Crawford, Mar. 4, 1847 County Donegal, Ireland; d. Feb. 28, 1917 Brooklyn, N.Y.

From the description of John Wallace Crawford papers, 1877-1917. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 13307258

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From the description of Jack Crawford correspondence, 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450015

"The poet scout"; scout for the Black Hills Rangers during the Sioux War and later against the Apaches; afterwards a composer and reciter of verses on the lecture circuit.

From the description of Capt. Jack W. Crawford papers [manuscript], 1883-1911, undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 174962276

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Crawford, Jack, 1847-1917. Capt. Jack W. Crawford papers [manuscript], 1883-1911, undated. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Crawford, Jack, 1847-1917. Romeo an' Juliet, a rhymed ballad about a young country couple who had seen the play [manuscript], ca. 1895. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn McIntosh, Gerald J., 1894-. Gerald J. McIntosh western ephemera collection, 1877?-1977. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
referencedIn Jayhawkers Of '49 Collection, 1849 - 1952 The Huntington Library
creatorOf John Wallace Crawford : [collection] : 1936. History Colorado
referencedIn Buntline, Ned, 1822 or 3-1886. Papers of Edward Zane Carroll Judson [manuscript] 1868-81. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Press of the Palace of Governors. Press of the Palace of the Governors records, 1974-1997. Museum of New Mexico Library
referencedIn Grey, Zane (1872-1939). [Letter] 1910-1920, Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania [to] Mr. Dan [Murphy], [Staten Island] / Zane [Grey]. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn [Jack Crawford collection]. Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum
referencedIn Stobie, Charles Stewart, 1845-1931. Charles Stobie papers, ca. 1860-1931. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Bass, William Wallace, 1848-1933. Bass family photographs, 1875-1933, 1980 (bulk 1890-1920). Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
creatorOf Prince, L. Bradford (Le Baron Bradford), 1840-1922. L. Bradford Prince papers, 1744-1922. New Mexico State Library
creatorOf Maxim, Hudson, 1853-1927. Hudson Maxim papers, 1883-1927, bulk (1890s-1927). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn George DeMott papers, circa 1890-1954 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Crawford, Jack, 1847-1917. Cabinet card photographs of John "Captain Jack" Crawford [picture] ca. 1880. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
referencedIn W. M. Beiger Photograph Collection, 1880-1929 University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
referencedIn Hudson Maxim papers, 1883-1927, 1890s-1927 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Crawford, Jack, 1847-1917. [Letter] / John Wallace Crawford, "Capt. Jack". -- 1909 Feb. 25. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Crawford, Jack, 1847-1917. John Wallace Crawford papers, 1877-1917. Denver Public Library, Central Library
creatorOf Crawford, Jack, 1847-1917. Jack Crawford correspondence, 1901. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Bass, William Wallace, 1848-1933. person
associatedWith Beiger, W. M. person
correspondedWith Bell, Leonard Cody, 1894- person
associatedWith Buntline, Ned, 1822 or 3-1886. person
associatedWith DeMott, George, 1907-1986 person
associatedWith Greene, Charles W., person
associatedWith Grey, Zane (1872-1939) corporateBody
associatedWith Maxim, Hudson, 1853-1927. person
associatedWith McIntosh, Gerald J., 1894- person
correspondedWith Omohundro, John Burwell, 1846-1880 person
correspondedWith Pawnee Bill, 1860-1942 person
associatedWith Press of the Palace of Governors. corporateBody
associatedWith Prince, L. Bradford (Le Baron Bradford), 1840-1922. person
associatedWith Rugg, Harold Goddard, 1883-1957. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
associatedWith Stobie, Charles Stewart, 1845-1931. person
associatedWith The Jayhawker party corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Cavalry, 5th. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 48th (1861-1865) corporateBody
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United States
West (U.S.)
West (U.S.)
Pennsylvania
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Frontier and pioneer life
Indians of North America--Wars
Poets, American--19th century
Entertainers
Veterans
Soldiers
Scouts (Reconnaissance)
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Birth 1847-03-04

Death 1917-02-27

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