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Fort McKinney, Wyoming photograph album

Call Number: RH PH 143


Scenes of army life at Fort McKinney, Wyoming. Included in the collection are photographs of troops drilling, soldiers at recreation, officer's homes, a Chinese laundry, and other buildings at the fort. Among the army units shown are Troop H, C 8th Infantry, 6th Cavalry, and the 9th Cavalry. There are also views of the Custer Battlefield and towns in Wyoming including Clearmont, Buffalo, and Newcastle, as well as two photographs of Kansas City, Missouri. The album contains albumen and cyanotype photographs.


  • Creation: approximately 1870s

Conditions Governing Access

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.25 Linear Feet (1 document case (153 photographs))

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH PH 143

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Glenn Books, 1990

Guide to the Fort McKinney Collection
Fort McKinney, Wyoming photograph album
Finding aid prepared by nd, 1992. Finding aid encoded by rw, 2008. Finding aid revised by dsw, 2020.
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Fort McKinney Collection, Kansas Collection, RH PH 143, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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