In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

xv Acknowledgments I t would be impossible for me to recall and thank e very person and institution that contributed infor mation in the writing of this book. However, this does not mean that I appreciate all of their help and efforts any less. A short list of a few that have impressed themselves on my mind should suffice for my intents and purposes. In no particular order they are: The Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana; the Nor th Central Nevada Historical Society Humboldt Museum, Winnemucca, Nevada. Pansilee Larson, the daughter of bank robber y witness Lee Case, greeted me at the door and w as full of infor mation concerning Butch and Sundance’s last robbery in the United States; the Northeastern Nevada Museum, Elko, Nevada, for allowing me access to their historic photo archives on a day they were officially closed to the pub lic; Phillips County Museum, Malta, Montana, with much infor mation on Kid Curry’s activities in the Little Rockies re gion; Mr. Winston Mitchell of Dodson, Montana, who guided me to the historic sites in and around Landusky , Montana, such as the graves of John Curry, Jim Winters, and Pike Landusky, Jim Thornhill’s barn, and the location of the real Kid Curry Hideaway in the Missouri Breaks; the Harlem Pub lic Library, Harlem , Montana; the Glenwood Springs (Colorado) Historical Society, that provided extremely valuable information from their “Kid Curry file,” particularly the Parachute train robbery and Curry’s death; the Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library, Midland, Texas; Stella Brock of Hoofprints of the Past Museum, Kaycee, Wyoming, who provided much useful information concerning the history of the local ranching families; the Johnson County Library, Buffalo, Wyoming; the Milton Moffet family of Kaycee, Wyoming, for sharing their knowledge of the site and history of the Grigg homestead and post office; Sammye Vieh and her daughter Kristen of the Willow Creek Ranch (formerly the Kenneth McDonald ranch), Hole- in-the-Wall valley, Wyoming, who were gracious enough to guide me to the famous “V-notch” and other historical outlaw sites in the valley; the Jim Gatchell Memorial xvi Acknowledgments Museum, Buffalo, Wyoming; the John Jarvie Historic Site, Brown’s Park, Utah; the Tri-State Museum, Belle Fourche, South Dakota; the Carbon County Historical Society and Museum, Red Lodge, Montana ; the Crook County Museum, Sundance, Wyoming; and the Seattle Public Library and the w onderful Inter-Library Loan service, that provided many valuable and hard-to-get sources. It would be remiss not to thank all of the historians, writers, and researchers who have come before me, and those w ho are continuing to generously impart the fruits of their research for the benefi t of others. As an example, I relied heavily on the research of Sylvia Lynch, Wayne Kindred, and Brown Waller for the chapters on Kid Cur ry’s Nashville and Knoxville period. I should note that tw o chapters, those entitled “The Man from Pik e County, MO” and “Pay Back,” were previously published in part in the NOLA (National Association for Outla w and La wman History, Inc.) Quarterly 31, no. 1 (Jan.– Mar. 2007) for an article entitled “The Death of Pike Landusky.” Finally, I would like to sincerely thank my family and friends w ho believed in me and gave me encouragement in the writing of this book. ...

pdf

Additional Information

ISBN
9781574414769
Related ISBN
9781574414707
MARC Record
OCLC
811411463
Pages
464
Launched on MUSE
2012-09-21
Language
English
Open Access
No
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.