Mrs. Grant E. Ashby rodeo collection, 1924-1983.


Mrs. Grant E. Ashby rodeo collection, 1924-1983.

Personal letters to Mrs. Grant E. Ashby written by rodeo cowgirls Marie Gibson, Dorothy Hunt, Lorena Trickey, and Vera McGinnis between 1924 and 1983 form the bulk of the collection. Photographs and other collection materials relate to the Tex Austin rodeos held in London in 1924 and 1934.

1.6 cubic feet (2 document boxes, 1 three-ring binder box, 2 oversized folders)

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