University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Carl Peters Benedict Reminiscences, 1933



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Benedict, Carl Peters
Title: Carl Peters Benedict Reminiscences
Dates: 1933
Abstract: Recollections by Benedict (b. 1874) of his 1894 experience as a cowboy on the 8 Ranch in the Panhandle area of Texas.
Extent: 1 inch
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Recollections by Benedict (b. 1874) of his 1894 experience as a cowboy on the 8 Ranch in the Panhandle area of Texas include descriptions of cattle ranches and businesses, drives, clothing, housing, routine tasks, stampedes, river crossings, and roping and brandings. Reminiscences were published as A Tenderfoot Kid on Gyp Water by the Texas Folklore Society in 1943.


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Index Terms

Subjects
Benedict, Carl Peters.
Brands and branding.
Cattle drives.
Cattle and cattle industry.
Cowboys.
Eight (8) Ranch (Childress County).
Panhandle (region).
Ranches and ranching.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Carl Peters Benedict Reminiscences, 1933, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


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Inventory

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2Q436 Reminiscences, two copies, 1933