The Bissonette mss., 1855-1862, consist of letters and documents primarily of Joseph Bissonette, trader and frontiersman, from Nebraska Territory, relating to claims for losses incurred from depredations committed by the Indians.
The Camp mss. II, 1900-1925 consists of those transcripts prepared by Kenneth Hammer, Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, from the Walter Camp Field Notes at the Denver Public Library and at the Brigham Young University, for use in his book, Custer in '76, published by the Brigham Young University Press in 1976. (Lilly E83.876 .C18)
The Cook mss., 1850-1877, consists of letters from David S. Cook in California to his family and friends in Illinois, and letters to James Willson Temple, 1828- , farmer, writer, from his family in Illinois while he was in California.