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Walter Prahl, Research Materials on William "Buff" George

 Unprocessed — Box: 7050
Identifier: H2002-041

Content Description

This collection consists of a copy of "The Elusive Horizon," correspondence, editions of "True West" and "Frontier Times," photographs, a cassette tape, and typed notes concerning William G. "Buff" George. William George was an outlaw/horse thief operating in South Dakota and Wyoming in the 1920s. The collection includes Prahl's research materials and publications including his book "The Elusive Horizon of William G. George" published in 1990.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



0.25 Cubic Feet


Folder 1: Cassette tape. Folder 2: Correspondence, 1976-2002. Folder 3: Death certificate of William G. George. Folder 4: "The Elusive Horizon of William G. George". Folder 5: "Frontier Times," January 1969, July 1976, September 1976. Folder 6: Joe Cobb, As I knew him, by Ted Kountz. Folder 7: The Misadventures of Buffalo George, by Dale Lewis. Folder 8: Photographs. Folder 9: "True West," February 1981. Folder 10: Miscellaneous notes and typed stories of William “Buff” George.