Buffalo Robe Collection

Collection Summary

Title: Buffalo Robe Collection
Call Number: MS 89-05
Size: 0.25 linear feet
Acquisition: Purchased from the William Reese Company, 1987
Processed by: AHC, 9-15-1988; JEF, 3-6-1998; MN, 11-2008; LMM, 2-24-2014
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

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Content Note

This collection is one single sheet advertising the sale of buffalo robes, as well as other skins and manufactured goods. The advertisement comes from a New York company, circa 1871-1876, and illustrates the vast quantity of pelts that arrived in New York during the height of the buffalo slaughter.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Contains one single sheet advertising the sale of buffalo robes, as well as other skins and manufactured goods, circa 1871-1876.