John R. Maxon Western American collection

John R. Maxon Western American collection

Dates: 1963-1989

Research on Persons who were present at the Platte Bridge/Red Butte Battle, [Wyoming, 1865]…, and on Historians who studied the Red Butte Battle… Xerox copies of the notes, journals, and correspondence of survivors of the battle (John C. Friend, Isaac Pennock, S.H. Fairfield) as well as of the notes and newspaper series of historian Lt. William Drew, April - May 1882 (including a first-hand account of the battle).

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Maxon, John R.
  • Call Number: MSS 4229
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the John R. Maxon Western American collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 4229; John R. Maxon Western American collection; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4229, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by John Maxon in 1990.
Acquisition Information
Donated; John Maxon; 1990.
Subject Terms
Cheyenne Indians--Wars; Military; Politics, Government, and Law; Wyoming--History
Genre / Form
Diaries; Letters
Processing Information
Processed; Amanda Clark; 2 August 2007.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy for 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Maxon (John R.) Western American collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda Clark and Karen Glenn, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:03-0600
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Biographical History

John R. Maxon is a retired forensic photographer.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts