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Eugene Cunningham Papers: Finding Aid
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I. Manuscripts


Bound volumes of typescripts of books by Cunningham


The volumes are arranged alphabetically by title except for Pistol Passport, which is bound as part of Volume 1.
Volume 1

Bravo Trail (published under pseudonym Leigh Carder) and Pistol Passport (two manuscripts bound together)

Volume 2


Volume 3

Deep Soundings (published under pseudonym Alan Corby)

Volume 4

Outlaw Justice (published under pseudonym Leigh Carder)

Volume 5

Quick Triggers

Volume 6

Ranger Way

Volume 7

Red Range

Volume 8

Riders of the Night

Volume 9

Trail of the Macaw

Volume 10

Triggernometry (volume 1 of 2)

Volume 11

Triggernometry (volume 2 of 2)

Volume 12

Whistling Lead

Box 1

Unbound manuscripts

Scope and Content Note

  • Buscadero Trail (and variant copy)
  • Buscadero's Own Book (by H. Ziplinski?)
  • Viva Buscadero
  • Nuestro Pueblo (re-write of Joseph Seewerker's Sketches)

II. Correspondence

Box 2


Box 3


Box 4

Cunningham, Cleve-Cunningham Eugene (to A-Cur)

Box 5

Cunningham, Eugene Lafayette (to Da-Holl)

Box 6

Cunningham, Eugene Lafayette (to Holm-McV)

Box 7

Cunningham, Eugene Lafayette (to Men-Saun)

Box 8

Cunningham, Eugene Lafayette (to Sco-Z)

Box 9

Cunningham, Istalena-First

Box 10


Box 11


Box 12


Box 13


Box 14


Box 15


Box 16



III. Personal Papers

Box 17

Diaries, biographical data, business papers, etc.

Folder 1

Biographical data.

Folder 2

Miscellaneous business papers.

Folder 3

Navy data, 1919-1941.

Folder 4

Diaries, 1915-1917, 1917, and 1936.

Folder 5

Draft of Lorn Moray story in form of letter.

Folder 6

Miscellaneous lists, etc., and miscellaneous pieces about Thomas Cruse and his book.

Box 18

Miscellaneous notes, printed material, reviews, etc.

Folder 1

Miscellaneous printed material.

Folder 2

Notes: Gallery of Gunmen.

Folder 3

Notes, etc. for "Auguring"

Folder 4

Notes, etc.

Folder 5

Reviews, etc., miscellaneous


IV. Scrapbooks

Box 19


Volume 1

Clippings chiefly related to outlaws and crime. Approximately early 1920s

Volume 2

Clippings chiefly about Cunningham and his writings. Approximately 1920s

Box 20


Volume 1

"Fight Dope" [clippings chiefly related to outlaws and crime]. Approximately 1930s

Volume 2

"Personal" : chiefly clippings about Cunningham's work, reviews, etc. Approximately 1930s

Volume 3

"Riders of the Night" : chiefly clippings and ephemera related to publication. 1932-1935

Box 21

V. Photographs

Folder 1

Photographs of Western personalities.

Folder 2

Photographs of Western personalities.

Folder 3

Photographs of authors, actors, family (other photos are in Biographical Data in Box 17).

Folder 4

Photographs of Nicaragua and Guatemala [32 photographs].