Ellison mss. II, 1857-1940
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Ellison, Robert Spurrier
Ellison mss. II, 1857-1940
Materials are in English.
The Ellison mss. II, 1857-1940, consist
of copies of articles, talks, extracts, etc. that were duplicates in the Ellison
collection at the Harold B. Lee Library of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
This collection is open for research.
An oil producer, Ellison was from Casper, Wyoming, vice-president of Midwest Refining
Company, and dedicated to preserving historic reminders of pioneer virtues.
The materials are arranged alphabetically.
Scope and Content Note
Materials include correspondence, memorandum books, overland diaries, journals of
travel by water, accounts of skirmishes with Indians, and transportation in the Far
Ellison Correspondence mss.,
Ellison mss., also located at the Lilly Library, Indiana University,
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however,
patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in
advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.
Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly
[Item], Ellison mss. II, Lilly Library, Indiana University Bloomington,
Processed by Staff.
Completed in 2013
Folder 1: A-D
"Ben Clark, Pioneer Frontsman [sic] Dies By
His Own Hand."
Extract from The El Reno Daily Democrat,
Friday, July 24,
Re: Ben Clark. Oklahoma, Genealogy and Biography. Chapman
Publishing Co., Chicago. Mar.
Ben Clark's, story as told to Fred Bard.
Battle of the Washita, Death of Capt.
Brill, Charles J.
The Men Whom Custer
What happen to Elliot's Troops in the Washita
Cunningham, Alex as told to Edward Burnett.
Story of Alex Cunningham and Calamity Jane.
Folder 2: Ellison, R. S.
Ellison, R. S.
Foreword. (re: the
Pony Express). Mar.7,
Fort Bridger as a Frontier
Read at Casper Literary Club, 2-20-30.
Jim Bridger's Old Trading
Prepared for the Casper Literary Club, Nov. 1, 1928.
Phillips and His Famous Ride.
Aug. 8, 1940.
The Red Buttes Indian
Folder 3: F-L
Groshon, Lulie Carter.
The True Story of
T.(carbon) 9p.(2 copies)
[Hebard, Grace Raymond]
Lemly, Capt. H. R.
The Passing of Crazy
T.(carbon) 4p. and Lee, Maj.-Gen. Jesse M.
he Capture and Death of An Indian Chieftain.
Folder 4: M-Z
A Brief History of the
Oregon Trail, The Pony Express, and Overland Stage Routes in
Mar. 15, 1926.
Pennock, Isaac B. Diary Of Isaac B. Pennock, First Sergeant,
Company I, 11th Kansas Cavalry, from May 8th, 1865 to
Sept. 25th, 1865.
Reports of General Terry and Major Reno, re: The Battle of The
Little Big Horn. Extracts from
"Message from the President of the United
States to the second session of the forty-fourth
Stage Line and Pony Express.
T.(carbon) p.(2 copies)
Folder 5: Unknown
[author / title unknown]
"Leavenworth City, Kansas Territory. July 28, 1857"
... [extracts from a diary?July 28, 1857-Jan. 23, 1859]
T.(carbon) 46p.(2 copies)