Language of Material:
1.2 Linear feet
Scope and contents
The bulk of this collection of papers are dated from 1926-1939 and document Jack Case’s life as a performer in traveling rodeo
shows. Materials related to the production of rodeo shows include an accident report, correspondence, employment agreements,
expense records, invoices for supplies and a horse, payment contracts, receipts, and shipping agreements. Materials regarding
the promotion of rodeo shows include bumper stickers, a newsletter, postcards, press kits, programs for the shows, stationery,
and tickets. The tickets are for Bar-20 Ranch Rodeo Show, Bar-U Ranch Rodeo Show, the Jack Case Rodeo Show, Jack Case Rodeo
Attractions, and the World’s Champion Steer and Broncho (sic) Riding Contests.
This collection contains a significant amount of correspondence and invoices between Jack Case and Buck Taylor, regarding
both personal and rodeo-related subjects.
Personal papers of Jack Case include correspondence and photographs as well as the contents of a wallet, which include business
cards collected by Jack Case, dues paid to the Orlando, Florida Loyal Order of Moose Lodge, a drawing, identity cards, notes,
vehicle registrations, work badges, and a business card for Upland Riding Academy, listing J. W. Case as proprietor.
Donation from Petra and Greg Martin, 1991 November 18.
This donation also includes a collection of performance memorabilia and 3-D objects housed in the Autry Museum. The memorabilia
includes costumes, horse tack, and a Colt single action army model revolver which Buck Taylor gave to Jack Case as payment
for his performance with Taylor’s Wild West Show.