Clarence W. Rowley papers relating to Buffalo Bill and John L. Sullivan, 1878-1941 (bulk 1910-1920).
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Buffalo Bill was employed as a scout by the United States 5th Cavalry, 1868-1872. In 1869 he participated in the Battle of Summit Springs, Colorado, in which the 5th Cavalry defeated Cheyenne Indians. From the description of Letter : Saint Louis, Missouri, to Joseph Witherspoon Cook, Greenwood, South Dakota, 1896 May 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162229 From the description of Letter : Saint Louis, Mo., to Joseph Witherspoon Cook, Greenwood, S.D., 1896 May 23. (Unkno...
Pawnee Bill was a Wild West show impresario and late contemporary of Buffalo Bill Cody, with whom he was in partnership between 1908 and 1913. From the description of Pawnee Bill letter, 1931. (National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum). WorldCat record id: 61257714 Gordon W. Lillie (1860-1942) was born in Illinois and worked as an interpreter and schoolteacher at the Pawnee Indian Agency in what is now Oklahoma, starting in 1878. He later worked as an interpreter for th...
Clarence W. Rowley, Boston lawyer, represented both William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody and boxing champion John L. Sullivan. Rowley also invested in several mining and oil ventures with Cody, including the High Jinks Gold Mining Company. Rowley was also an investor in the Montezuma Silver Mine Company of Goldfield, Nevada. He served as secretary of the "John L. Sullivan Motion Picture Company" and executor of Sullivan's estate. From the description of Clarence W. Rowley papers relating t...
Hugh Lenox Scott (b. Sept. 22, 1853, Danville, Ky.-d. Apr. 30, 1934, Washington, D.C.), Major General in the U.S. Army, graduated from West Point in 1876 and for the next 20 years served on the frontier, chiefly with the 7th Cavalry. He fought in campaigns against Indians of the Plains and became an expert in their languages. He was commander of Troop L of the 7th Cavalry, the last Indian troop in the Army. He also served during the Spanish-American War, as military governor in the Philippines, ...
Abolitionist; orator; pastor of Plymouth Church, 1847-1887. From the description of Papers, [ca.1847]-1937, 1847-1887 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155459715 American Congregational clergyman, lecturer, reformer, and author. From the guide to the Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1851-1896, n.d, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Congregationalist minister. From the description of Sermon notes, [n.d.], 1893, 18...
John "Jack" Arthur Johnson (1878-1946), professional boxing's heavyweight champion from 1908 to 1915, began boxing while working as a longshoreman in Galveston, Texas. In 1899 he toured America with other black fighters, and by 1902 he had established himself as a fearsome contender for the heavyweight title. But the racism then prevalent in the boxing business prevented him from realizing quick success with his skills, and Johnson was compelled to devise a vaudeville act to maintain an increasi...
American boxer. From the description of John Lawrence Sullivan letters, ca. 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322737 From the guide to the John Lawrence Sullivan letters, 1890, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...
American Army officer and novelist. From the description of Papers of Charles King [manuscript], 1827-1964, bulk 1887-1929. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812138 Author and soldier; stationed at Camp Verde, Arizona in 1874 under Gen. Crook. King retired from the Army in 1879 to write fiction and non-fiction books about army life. From the description of King papers, 1924-1929. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat rec...