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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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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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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.

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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

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