The McCracken Research Library is a local history library not only a library specializing in all things Buffalo Bill. And the Cody area is not lacking interesting stories of the […]
McCracken Research Library
Find out what goes on in the Center of the West's McCracken Research Library and get an insider's look at the incredible photographs, archives, and manuscripts housed and processed by the library's staff—who are still making some amazing finds within the collections.
The McCracken Research Library at the Center of the West collects manuscripts, photographs and much more that pertains to Buffalo Bill Cody, the West and the local area of Cody. […]
Originally published in Points West magazineWinter 2009 The “Poet Scout” Captain Jack Crawford From this “Treasures from our West” post from a while back, our website visitors will no doubt recall […]
The earliest known reference to the Winchester Arms Collection is a letter from Oliver Winchester to R.S. Lawrence in 1871. Oliver Winchester asked to have the Jennings rifle for his […]
Impact of World War I on women in the workplace In 1917 the U.S. joined World War I. A year later the first issue of the Winchester Record was published. […]
Originally published in Points West magazineWinter 2001 Writing the West By Frances B. ClymerFormer Librarian, McCracken Research Library Writing the West occurred in many forms, the same ledgers used to […]