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Processing Information

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Guide to the James A. Carson Collection

Carson CollectionJames A. Carson Collection, 1905-1910
1 folder
Location: 0165
Accession #: H.154

This is an incomplete guide. A final guide will be made available when processing of this collection is complete.

Introduction

Biography

Scope & Content Note  

This collection contains 52 photographs of the 101 Ranch in Bliss, Oklahoma. Seven photographs are missing and one item is a negative only. Most of the photographs are of cowboys and cowgirls from the ranch, but there are several of Native Americans. There is a photographic postcard of the Miller brothers and three photographs of the 101 Ranch baseball team. Tom Mix and Lucille Mulhall are some of the names mentioned. Two of the photographs have the names of several of the people represented written on the front of the photographs.

Subject Terms  

Personal Names:
Miller, Joseph Carson, 1868-1927
Mulhall, Lucille, 1885-1940
Pawnee Bill, 1860-1942

Subject Headings:
Cowboys
Cowgirls
Indians in North America
Miller Bros. & Arlington 101 Ranch Real Wild West (Organization)
Photographs
Portrait photographs
Wild west shows

Processing Information  

The scope and content note was written by librarian Karen Spilman in March 2003. The current finding aid was written and posted online in November 2009 by archivist/librarian Laura Anne Heller.

Ownership & Literary Rights  

The James A. Carson Collection is the property of the Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Literary right, including copyright, belongs to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, with the exception of copyrighted artwork images and published literary works, which are the property of the respective copyright holders. It is the responsibility of the researcher, and his/her publisher, to obtain publishing permission from individuals pictured, relevant copyright holders, and the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

Restrictions on Access  

The collection is open for research. It is advisable for researchers to discuss their proposed research with staff prior to visiting the Center.

Preferred Citation  

James A. Carson Collection, Box ##, Folder ##, Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Container List  

Series 1: James A. Carson Collection
Photographs have been cataloged in the Image Archive Database, but none have been scanned yet.
Box/Folder # Accession # Folder Title/Description
1/8 H.154.01A Man on horseback in front of a barn. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 4x5 in.
H.154.01B 8 men, 3 women swimming. 1910 ca. Photographic postcard, b&w, 3.5x5.5 in.
H.154.01C Steer standing in front of the members only club at the 101 Ranch. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 4x3.5 in.
H.154.02 101 Ranch baseball team, 21 men, 1 woman. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in. Copy negative available; Photograph has some of the names of members of the team: Mose Shive, Kent Bradlou, Mrs. Tenbrook, Henry Gott
H.154.03 101 Ranch baseball team, 11 men in wagon drawn by 4 horses, 1 woman on horseback. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in.
H.154.04 101 Ranch baseball team, 11 men and 1 boy in front of a building. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 4x5 in.
H.154.05 Cowboys with horse and cattle herd. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7.75x9.75 in. Copy negative available.
H.154.06 Cowboys with buffalo herd. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7.75x9.75 in.
H.154.07 [Cowboy calf roping with other cowboys and cattle herd in background] 101 Ranch. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in.
H.154.08 Woman on horse, L. Mulhall? 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 6.75x4 in. Copy negative available.
H.154.09 Woman on black horse under a tree. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7x4.25 in.
H.154.10 Missing. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w.
H.154.11 Missing. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w.
H.154.12 Missing. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w.
H.154.13 Cowboys and Cowgirls on horseback and in a buggy crossing a river. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7.5x9.5 in. Two copy negatives available.
H.154.14 Cowboy on horseback. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in.
H.154.15 Tom Mix saddle bronc riding. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 4x5 in. Handwritten note on back confirming this is Tom Mix.
H.154.16 Man and woman on horseback. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7.75x9.75 in.
H.154.17 2 Cowboys heading and heeling with 20 other cowboys, all near a barn. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7.75x9.75 in.
H.154.18 6 cowgirls on horseback with a wagon drawn by oxen, white house in background, reflection in water. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7.75x9.75 in. Copy negative available.
H.154.19 Cowboys on horseback and stagecoach in front of the first 101 Ranch headquarters. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7.75x9.75 in. Copy negative available.
H.154.20 2 cowgirls and a man on horseback looking at a man and woman sitting in a hammock. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in.
H.154.21 3 women, 2 men and a boy sitting on a stagecoach with a man on horseback next to the stagecoach. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in.
H.154.22 6 cowgirls on horseback with reflection in pond. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7.75x9.75 in. Copy negative available.
H.154.23 Cowgirl on horseback. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in. Copy negative available.
H.154.24 18 cowboys and cowgirls on horseback with cattle herd in background. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in. Copy; Copy negative available
H.154.25 7 women and 6 men with a water buffalo standing in a lake. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7.5x9.5 in. Photograph has some names written on it: Joe, Kirkpatrick, Bill, Jank, Jewel, Sutton.
H.154.26 3 cowboys and 2 cowgirls on horseback under a tree. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7.5x9.5 in. Copy negative available.
H.154.27 31 cowboys and cowgirls on horseback with an ox drawn chuckwagon. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in.
H.154.28 5 Native Americans on horseback in full dress, all are covering their faces with cloth or feathers. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 4x7 in.
H.154.29 2 Native Americans on horseback in full dress, one on right is holding a lance with feathers on it. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7x4 in.
H.154.30 9 Native American men and 3 Native American children in full dress. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 4x5 in. Copy safety negative only
H.154.31 Missing. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w.
H.154.32 26 Native American men in full dress with whistles in their mouths, spectators and wagons behind. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 7.5x9.5 in.
H.154.33 Missing. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w.
H.154.34 Woman on horseback with tipis in background. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in.
H.154.35 A group of Native Americans sitting on the ground, wrapped in blankets with back to camera. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in.
H.154.36 5 Native American men in full dress in front of tipis. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in.
H.154.37 Missing. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w.
H.154.38 Missing. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w.
H.154.39 Cowboys and cowgirls on horseback near wagons and tipis. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 8x10 in.
H.154.40 Man and woman on a water buffalo with another man standing in front of buffalo. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 3.5x4.25 in.
H.154.41 2 men holding down a horse. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 3.75x4.75 in.
H.154.42 Easterners, "Tenderfeet" [11 men and women on horseback, except 1 woman]. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 3.25x4.5 in.
H.154.43 Cowboys guiding cattle thru a cattle chute. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 3.75x4.75 in.
H.154.44 Cattle walking past 101 Ranch barn. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 3.75x4.75 in.
H.154.45 "Tenderfeet" [9 men and women on horseback and in wagon with cattle in background]. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 3.5x4.75 in.
H.154.46 101 Ranch Tenderfoot club taken 1905. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x4 in.
H.154.47 Cowgirl on horseback under tree near house]. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 3x4 in.
H.154.48 Headquarter residence, Miller Bros. 101 Ranch. 1910 ca. Photographic postcard, color, 3.5x5.5 in.
H.154.49 Miller Bros. Owners 101 Ranch Bliss, Okla. 1910 ca. Photographic postcard, b&w, 3.5x5.5 in. Copy negative available.
H.154.50 Mowing alfalfa on Miller Bros. 101 Ranch Bliss, Okla. 1910 ca. Photographic postcard, b&w, 3.5x5.5 in.
H.154.51 5 people in a boat on a flooded river. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 3.5x4.75 in.
H.154.52 5 cowboys on horseback in front of members only club. 1910 ca. Photograph, b&w, 2.5x4 in.
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