Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Inventory of the Pony Express Centennial Association Records,1957-1976
D-390  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (65.68 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
 
 
Table of contents What's This?

Collection Contents

Box 1

Series 1. Corporate organization records,1958-1969

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains articles of incorporation, by-laws, and directives, among other records. Arranged alphabetically.

Note

Box 1

Series 2. Board of Directors' minutes and notes,1958-1968

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically.

Note

Box 2-3

Series 3. Official correspondence,1958-1969

Physical Description: 1.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Arranged in two subseries: Individuals and Special Subjects.

Note

Box 2

Subseries 3.1. Individuals,1958-1969

Physical Description: 1 linear foot

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically. Includes correspondence from Backman, Burgess, Cronkhite, Frost, Halbert, Harrah, Henderson, Hogue, Kastens, Kivett, Mattes, Phillips, Reeder, Sorensen, Starnes, Summerfield, Wickoff, Wirth.

Note

Box 3

Subseries 3.2. Special subjects,1958-1969

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically. Includes correspondence from or about Fearon Publ. Co., Ford Motor Co., Ft. Churchill, Harrah status, Life Magazine, Livestock contractors, Mark Russell's grave, McCormick Distilling Co.

Note

Box 3

Series 4. Financial records,1958-1969

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Includes financial and bank statements, cancelled checks and statements, miscellaneous bank records, Pony Express-carried letter stubs, cash book, invoices, disbursement record book, inventories of plaques and medals, tax exemption records, mailing lists, and office seals and rubber stamps.

Note

Box 4

Series 5. Special Committee Records,1959-1963

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Includes files for the centennial history, executive, finance, historical research, operations, philatelic & numismatic, projects, planning & action, and public relations committees. Arranged alphabetically.

Note

Box 4-5

Series 6. Historical markers,1960-1969

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Includes files for California, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. Arranged alphabetically.

Note

Box 5

Series 7. Special events,1958-1965

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Includes files on Air Force flights, and the centennial ride & riders.

Note

Box 5-6

Series 8. Commemorative souvenirs,1959-1968

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains files on belts, holsters, and mochilas, bibles, commemorative medals, and commemorative stamps & covers.

Note

Box 6

Series 9. Regional organizations and distribution,1958-1969

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains files for the California Historical Society, the California Pony Express Centennial Association, the Central Overland Pony Express Trail Association, the Sacramento County Historical Society, the Utah State Historical Society, and the Pony Express "package" [for distribution to historical societies].

Note

Box 7

Series 10. Publicity,1959-1961

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains news releases and photographs.

Note

Box 7-8

Series 11. Clippings and historical source materials,1957-1968

Physical Description: 1.5 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings, published articles, maps, and memorabilia.

Note

Box 9-10

Series 12. Edwin H. Burgess Correspondence,1958-1976

Physical Description: 2 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically. Also contains 2 folders of correspondence pertaining to the centennial medals and stamps.

Note