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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Bibliography

Description of Series

Manuscript

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Ramon Fredrick Adams:

An Inventory of His papers, ca. 1963, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Adams, Ramon F. (Ramon Frederick), 1889-1976
Title: Ramon Fredrick Adams Papers,
Dates: ca. 1963
Abstract: Consists of edited manuscript draft for Adams's section of The Book of the American West."
Collection # S 7.1
Quantity: 1 box (1 linear foot)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Author and collector of Southwestern literature. Born 1889 in Moscow, Texas. Educated at Austin College in Sherman, Texas, from which he later received an honorary doctorate in literature. Married Allie Jarmon in 1912. Authored, edited, and contributed to 30 books on Southwestern subjects including "Burrs Under the Saddle," "Rampaging Herd," and "Six Guns and Saddle Leather." Died in 1976.

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Scope and Content

Consists of edited manuscript draft for Adams's section of The Book of the American West."

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Organization

This collection may have been originally inventoried prior to the adoption of current standards. Patrons are advised to request any associated Reference File upon visiting the archives to view the collection, as it may provide additional information regarding the organization and scope of the materials.
The Ramon Fredrick Adams Papers is organized by the following series:

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research (If other restrictions exist, then the appropriate contact person who can provide assistance to patrons must be provided, eg. “Archivist of Record,” “University Archivist,” etc.)

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by either the archives or the creators and authors of items in this collection, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Copy requests are restricted based on departmental policies. Please contact our Reference Department for further information.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Adams, Ramon F. (Ramon Frederick), 1889-1976.
Subjects
Cowboys.
Horses.
Cattle drives--West (U.S.)
Ranches--West (U.S.)
Manuscripts--Editing.
West (U.S.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ramon Fredrick Adams Papers, ca. 1963, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

Processing Information

Processed by: n/a, 1960s

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Bibliography

Adams, Ramon F. The rampaging herd; a bibliography of books and pamphlets on men and events in the cattle industry. University of Oklahoma Press, 1959.

Adams, Ramon F. A fitting death for Billy the Kid. University of Oklahoma Press, 1960.

Adams, Ramon F. The cowboy and his humor. Encino Press, 1968.

Adams, Ramon F. The cowman and his code of ethics. Encino Press, 1969.

Adams, Ramon F. Western words: a dictionary of the range, cow camp and trail. University of Oklahoma Press, 1944.

Adams, Ramon F. The Adams one-fifty: a checklist of the 150 most important books on Western outlaws and lawmen. Jenkins Pub. Co., 1976.

Adams, Ramon F. The cowman and his philosophy. Encino Press. 1967.

Adams, Ramon F. Western words: a dictionary of the American West. University of Oklahoma Press, 1968.

Adams, Ramon F. Burs under the saddle: a second look at books and histories of the West. University of Oklahoma Press, 1964.

Adams, Ramon F. Six-guns and saddle leather: a bibliography of books and pamphlets on western outlaws and gunmen. University of Oklahoma Press, 1954.

Adams, Ramon F. The cowboy dictionary: the chin jaw words and whing-ding ways of the American West. Perigee Books, 1994.

Adams, Ramon F. The language of the railroader. University of Oklahoma Press, 1977.

Adams, Ramon F. The cowman says it salty. University of Arizona Press, 1971.

Adams, Ramon F. Cowboy lingo. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1936.

Adams, Ramon F. Wayne Gard, historian of the West. Steck-Vaughn Co., 1970.

Kennon, Bob. From the Pecos to the Powder: a cowboy's autobiography, as told to Ramon F. Adams by Bob Kennon. University of Oklahoma Press, 1965.

Adams, Ramon F. The horse wrangler and his remuda. Encino Press, 1971.

Adams, Ramon F. The old-time cowhand. Macmillan, 1961.

Adams, Ramon F. More burs under the saddle: books and histories of the West. University of Oklahoma Press, 1979.

Adams, Ramon F. The best of the American cowboy. University of Oklahoma Press, 1957.

Wolfenstine, Manfred R. The manual of brands and marks. University of Oklahoma Press, 1970.

Adams, Ramon F. Come an' get it: the story of the old cowboy cook. University of Oklahoma Press, 1952.

Thompson, Lawrence S., Henry Raup Wagner, Henry Raup, Adams, Ramon F. The Plains and the Rockies. Cause Press, 1969.

Adams, Ramon F. Charles M. Russell, the cowboy artist: a biography. Trail's End Pub. Co., 1948.

Adams, Ramon F. The legendary West. Dallas Public Library, 1965.

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Collection Inventory

Manuscript

Box Folder
The Book Of The American West, ca. 1963

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