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Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...
Newspaper clippings with photos and information on Frank James (1843-1915), an outlaw of "Old West" Missouri starting as one of Quantrill's guerrillas with his brother Jesse in the Civil War.
Photos, illustrations, and information on Thomas Coleman Younger, or Cole Younger (1844-1916), a Kansas City area outlaw. Native of Lee's Summit, Missouri joining William Quantrill's Confederate guerrillas...
Newspaper clippings with photos and information on Jesse James (1847-1882), an outlaw of "Old West" Missouri starting as one of Quantrill's guerrillas with his brother Frank in the Civil War.
Shelby and His Men: or The War in the West
Description of the battle-cry and flag of guerrillas William C. Quantrill, Bill Anderson and the Younger brothers during the Civil War.
Noted Guerrillas, or the Warfare of the Border
//1976 (first edition 1877)
Portraits of Arch Clements, Fletcher Taylor, and Clark Hockensmith, guerrillas led by William Quantrill.
Confederate Military History Extended Edition
//1988 (1899 in first edition)
Biographical sketch of Richard Shanks McKinney, or Richard McKinney, "a worthy Confederate veteran of Audrain county," Missouri, born in Callaway County, Missouri, in 1845 and moving to Independence in...
Louis O. Honig Scrapbooks Finding Aid
1855-1951 (bulk 1937-1950)
Three scrapbooks compiled by Honig that has newspaper clippings, photos, etc., and information on Westport, Kansas City, and places in the state of Missouri. Louis Honig was the author of "Westport: Gateway...
Papers with information (and illustrations) about Upton Hays, or Upton Hayes, a prominent Westport citizen and Civil War activist, and his friend Richard Yeager (also known as Dick Yeager), a wagon master...
Biographical sketch of Robert Brown, born in Tennessee in 1808, moving to Cass County, Missouri, in 1842 with a farm near Harrisonville with slaves until the Civil War, serving as a state representative...
Portraits and brief descriptions of John Jarrette (later a sheep rancher in Arizona), Allen Parmer (later a cattle rancher in Texas marrying "Miss Susan James, a sister of Frank and Jesse" in Kansas City),...
Quantrill's Band of Guerrillas
Portraits and brief descriptions of Arch Clements (surviving the Centralia Massacre), Fletcher Taylor (later a "wealthy miner"), and Clark Hockensmith (killed with Quantrill in Kentucky), members of William...
Babe Hudspeth and Harrison Trow
Mention of Babe Hudspeth and Harrison Trow as members of William Quantrill's guerrillas in the Centralia Massacre at the end of the Civil War in Centralia, Missouri.
Ben Broomfield, Henry Clements, and James Cummings
Mention of Ben Broomfield, Henry Clements, and James Cummings as members of William Quantrill's guerrillas in the Centralia Massacre at the end of the Civil War in Centralia, Missouri.
Jesse Hamlet, Frank Shepard, and John Thrailkill
Mention of Jesse Hamlet, Frank Shepard, and John Thrailkill as members of William Quantrill's guerrillas in the Centralia Massacre at the end of the Civil War in Centralia, Missouri.
William (Bloody Bill) Anderson
Portrait and description of William Anderson, or Bloody Bill Anderson as a member of William Quantrill's guerrillas at the Centralia Massacre before being killed "in attempting to cross the Missouri near...
Portraits and description of Tom Maupin (later "prosperous on a Texas Ranche") and Dick Maddox ("surviv[ing] the war to fall in a private quarrel with a Cherokee"), and Oll Sheppard (later "killed in Jackson...
Charcoal portrait of Jesse Hamlett (sometimes spelled Hamlet) in suit coat, vest, tie, and hat. The drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right corner,...
William (Bill) T. Anderson
Charcoal portrait of Bill Anderson in jacket with top button closed, shirt, carvat, and a brimmed hat with a lone star on the upturned brim and embellished with an ostrich plume. The drawing is signed...
Benjamin (Ben) Broomfield
Charcoal portrait of Ben Broomfield with pullover shirt typical of the guerrillas, hat, and rifle. The drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right corner,...
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