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Inventory of the Sherrill Halbert Papers,1923-1992
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Series 1 Correspondence,1931-1992

Physical Description: 2 linear feet

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Arranged into two subseries: Chronological and Special topics.

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Subseries 1.1 Chronological,1958-1992

Physical Description: 1.5 linear feet

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Arranged chronologically.
Box 1:1

October 13, 1958 - February 29, 1960

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March 3, 1960-December 23, 1960

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Jan. 18, 1960-June 29, 1962

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Box 1:4

July 2, 1962 - Dec. 29, 1962

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Jan. 8, 1963-June 28, 1963

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July 1, 1963-Dec. 26, 1963

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Jan 3, 1964-Dec. 30, 1965

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Jan. 3, 1966-Dec. 29, 1966

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Box 1:9

Jan. 3, 1967 - Dec. 27, 1967

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Box 1:10

Jan. 2, 1968 - Nov. 22, 1968

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Box 1:11

Jan. 31, 1969 - Dec. 31, 1969

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Box 1:12

Jan 7, 1970 - Dec. 20, 1970

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Box 2:1

June 19, 1970 - Sept. 14, 1970

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Box 2:2

Jan. 1, 1971 - Dec. 27, 1971

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Jan. 3, 1972 - Dec. 7, 1972

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Jan. 8, 1973 - Dec. 24, 1974

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Jan. 23, 1975 - Dec. 22, 1975

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Jan 5, 1976 - Dec. 30, 1976

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Jan. 3, 1977 - Dec. 19, 1977

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Jan. 11, 1978 - Sept. 19, 1978

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Box 2:9

Jan. 25, 1979 - Nov. 12, 1981

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1991-1992

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Subseries 1.2 Special topics,1931-1983

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

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Arranged into three subseries: Printed materials, Trail markers, and Other subjects.
 

Subseries 1.2.1 Printed materials,1959-1983

Physical Description: 6 folders

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Box 2:11

Books about Pony Express,1959-1965

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Reinfelds book,1974-1976

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Sharp book,1972

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Box 2:14

National Geographic article,1977-1981

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Box 2:15

Centaur magazine article,1981-1983

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Box 2:16

Kraft, Jack.1974

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Subseries 1.2.2 Trail Markers,1931-1971

Physical Description: 5 folders
Box 2:17

Establishing Trail Markers,1931

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Photocopies
Box 2:18

Hawley Grade Marker,1965-1970

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Box 2:19

Trail Marker Report: Missouri,1971

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Box 2:20

Trail Marker Report: Nebraska,1971

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Box 2:21

Trail Marker Report: Wyoming,1971

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Subseries 1.2.3 Other subjects,1966-1983

Physical Description: 5 folders
Box 2:22

Commemorative plaque,1969-1973

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Box 2:23

National Pony Express Association,Jan. 1977 - Dec. 1982

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Box 2:24

National Pony Express Association,Jan. 7, 1983 - Dec. 29, 1983

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Box 2:25

Pattee House,1980-1983

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Box 3:47

St. Joseph, MO1966-1983

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Series 2 National Pony Express Centennial Association,1962-1977

Physical Description: 2 folders

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Box 3:1

Treasurer's file,Mar. 18, 1970 - May 18, 1970

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Box 3:2

Check book,Aug. 30, 1962-March 10, 1977

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Series 3 Photographs and Pictures,1962-1972

Physical Description: 0.4 linear feet

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Box 3:2a

Negative of Pony Express Marker,n.d.

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Box 3:3

Dedication of the Pony Express plaque at Harrahs club, Stateline, Nev.,April 4, 1963

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Dedication of the Pony Express plaque at Austin, Nev.,Aug. 3, 1963

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Dedication of the Pony Express plaque at Carson City, Nev.,Aug. 17, 1963

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Dedication of the Pony Express plaque, Nev.,1963

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Box 3:7

Dedication of the Pony Express plaque, Utah,1963

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Box 3:8

Pony Express plaques, Stateline, Nev.,Apr. 1963

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Box 3:9

Pony Express plaques, Genoa, Nev.,1963

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Box 3:10

Pony Express markers, Genoa, Nev.,1963

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Box 3:11

Dry Creek Station, Nev.n.d.

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Box 3:12

Dry Creek Station, Nev. clippingAug. 9, 1964

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Box 3:13

Pony Express plaques, Californian.d.

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Box 3:14

Sketches for bronze plaques,1962

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Box 3:15

Pony Express statue model,n.d.

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Box 3:16

Markers in Wyoming,n.d.

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Box 3:17

St. Joseph Museum,1972

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Series 4 Halbert Writings,1960-1982

Physical Description: 0.6 linear feet

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Arranged into three subseries: Speeches, Articles, Vignettes.

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Subseries 4.1 Speeches,1960-1970

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Box 3:18

Sacramento County Historical Society,October 27, 1960

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Box 3:19

Stateline, CAApril 4, 1963

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Box 3:20

Woodfords,July 24, 1966

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Box 3:21

Rescue,July 4, 1967

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Box 3:22

110th Anniversary,April 4, 1970

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Subseries 4.2 Articles,1962-1981

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Box 3:23

San Francisco Recorder,1962

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Box 3:24

Centaur,1981

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Box 3:25

The Name of the First Pony Express Rider Out of Sacramento,n.d.

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Subseries 4.3 Vignettes,1967-1982

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Box 3:26

Trip East,July 4, 1967

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Box 3:27

Heroes,July 4, 1968

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Box 3:28

Trip West,July 4, 1969

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Box 3:29

Sportsman's Hall,July 4, 1970

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Box 3:30

Hastings Building,July 4, 1971

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Box 3:31

Yanks Station,July 4, 1972

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Box 3:32

Pleasant Grove,July 4, 1973

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Box 3:33

Placerville,1973

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Box 3:34

Folsom,July 4, 1975

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Box 3:35

15-Mile House,July 4, 1975

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Box 3:36

Mud Springs,July 4, 1976

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Box 3:37

Mormon Tavern,July 4, 1977

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Box 3:38

Woodfords,July 4, 1977

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Box 3:39

Strawberry Station,July 4, 1979

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Box 3:40

Buffalo Bill,July 4, 1980

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Box 3:41

California Pony Express Trail,July 4, 1981

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Box 3:42

Magnolia House aka 5 Mile House,1981

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Box 3:43

Nevada trail,1982

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Box 3:44

Kansas and the Pony Express,1982

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Box 3:45

Hope Valley,n.d.

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Box 3:46

Mountain Democrat,n.d.

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Series 5 Clippings and articles on the Pony Express,1923-1983

Physical Description: 6 folders

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Box 4:1

Clippings: Apr. 3, 1960 - June 29, 1960

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Box 4:2

Clippings: July 1, 1960 - Dec. 3, 1963

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Box 4:3

Clippings: March 1, 1964 - June 30, 1974

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Box 4:4

Clippings: March 26, 1975 - June 12, 1981

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Box 4:5

Clippings: November 4, 1982 - May 4, 1983

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Box 4:6

Articles: 1923-1971

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Series 6 Pony Express Centennial Celebration,1960-1979

Physical Description: 3 folders

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Box 4:7

Newspaper Clippings, pamphlets, notes and other memorial items,1960

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Box 4:8

Newspaper Clippings, pamphlets, notes and other memorial items,1960-1978

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Box 4:9

Newspaper Clippings, pamphlets, notes and other memorial items,1960-1979

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Series 7. Historical research material,1934-1981

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

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Arranged into two subseries: Research material and Restoration plans.

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Subseries 7.1. Research material,1934-1981

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Box 4:10

Buffalo Bill's Imposter,n.d.

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Box 4:11

Historical landmark section, Dept. of Parks and Recreationn.d.

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Box 4:12

Placerville1934-1935

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Photocopies
Box 4:13

Pony Express Riders1976

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Box 4:14

Riders Oathn.d.

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Box 4:15

St. Joseph, Missouri1966-1981

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Box 3:48

Headquarters of Russell, Majors, Waddelln.d.

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Subseries 7.2. Restoration plans, 1970-1979

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Box 4:16

Hastings Building, Sacramento,1971

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Box 4:17

Boom Building, Placerville,1974

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Box 4:18

Sportsman's Hall1970

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Series 8. Sophie Comstock Memorial Committee,1962-1982

Physical Description: 1 linear foot

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Box 5:1

Pony Express statue, photo of Comstock model,n.d.

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Box 5:2

Stationary,n.d.

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Box 5:3

Sketches for Sacramento Pony Express Monument,n.d.

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Box 5:4

Papers,1962-1964

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Box 5:5

Papers,1965-1974

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Box 5:6

Papers,1975-1981

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Box 5:7

Papers,1982

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Series 9. Maps and memorabilia,n.d.

Physical Description: 1 linear foot

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Box 6

Maps of the Pony Express Routes,n.d.

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Box 7

Maps of the Pony Express Routes n.d.

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Box 5:10

Plaques, trophies, and ceremonial coins,n.d.

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Series 10. Thunder Before Lightning,1961-1966

Physical Description: 2 folders

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Box 5:8

Thunder before Lightning: The Pony Express in story and stamp, by Robert L. Robbins,1961

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Thunder before Lightning bound typescript by Robert L. Robbins,1966

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