Memories of the pony express

Memories of the pony express

Dates: circa 1950

Typescript of a biography of Ira Nebeker who helped break wild horses for the Pony express and became a good friend of Bill Cody (Buffalo Bill).

  • Extent: 1 item (2 leaves)(0.04 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Eldredge, Frederick Elnathan, 1869-1959
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1762
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Memories of the pony express 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 SC 1762; Memories of the pony express; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1762, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mrs. Merrill Warnick in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mrs. Merrill Warnick; 1980.
Subject Terms
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917; Nebeker, Ira; Expeditions and Adventure; Horse trainers--Utah--Salt Lake City--History; Horses--Training; Immigration and American Expansion; Pony express
Genre / Form
Biography
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1762
Finding Aid Title
Memories of the pony express
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:07-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

Mormon nephew of Ira Nebeker, who drove horses and farmed.



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