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Caroline Lockhart papers, 1897-1962
- Lockhart, Caroline, 1871-1962.
- Caroline Lockhart papers
- 1897-1962 (inclusive)18971962
- 5.00 cubic ft. (11 boxes)
- Collection Number
University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
- Access Restrictions
Access to boxes 9-13 requires permission from donor.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Caroline Lockhart (1871-1962) was a newspaper publisher, writer of Western novels and stories, journalist, rancher, and rodeo sponsor. She moved to Cody, Wyoming, in 1904 and remained in the area the rest of her life. From 1919-1925 she owned the weekly newspaper "Park County Enterprise", which was renamed the "Cody Enterprise" in 1922. She authored several novels, including "Me, Smith", "The Lady Shepherdess", and "Lady Doc". She had cattle ranching interests in the Cody area and was credited with founding the annual Cody Stampede. She retired to her ranch at Dryhead, Montana, near the Crow Indian Reservation.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The collection includes correspondence (1908-1960); diaries (1898, 1918-1942); ledgers (1941-1942); photographs, including four albums; manuscripts of articles and books; legal documents, including her 1953 will and a 1959 trust agreement; materials on the Cody Stampede; artifacts; and miscellaneous materials.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.
Digital reproductions of select material from this collection are available at http://digitalcollections.uwyo.edu:8180/luna/servlet/uwydbuwy~153~153.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Authors, American.
- Cattle trade -- Montana.
- Cattle trade -- Wyoming.
- Newspaper publishing -- Wyoming -- Cody.
- Rodeos -- Wyoming -- Cody.
- Western stories.
- Women authors.
- Cody (Wyo.) -- Genealogy.
Form or Genre Terms
Titles within the Collection
- Cody enterprise (Cody, Wyo. : 1923)
- Park County enterprise.