Royal Armouries, Exhibitions, Buffalo Bill's Wild West

Object Title

Royal Armouries, Exhibitions, Buffalo Bill's Wild West

Royal Armouries, Exhibitions, Buffalo Bill's Wild West

Date

1999 to 2001

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Records relating to Buffalo Bill's Wild West exhibition held at the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, and various sites across the USA, 1 General records, 1.1 Minutes of various meetings, 1.2 Budgets, 2 Exhibition designs, 2.1 Graphic panels and object labels, 2.2 Case layouts, 2.3 Case layouts, 24th March 1999, 2.3 Case layouts, 12th May 1999, 2.4 Plans, 2.5 Illustrated list of objects arranged in case order, 2.6 Original list of objects selected for the exhibition, 2.7 Animal figures, 2.8 Touch Trail, 2.9 'Life on the Border' play, 2.10 Live interpretations, 3 Acquisition loans, 3.1 Draft loan agreement drawn up for potential lenders, 3.2 Michael del Castello, 3.3 Colin Taylor, 3.4 Greg Martin Museum, 3.5 Buffalo Bill Historical Centre, Cody, Wyoming, 3.6 Robert M. Lee Trust, 3.7 State Historical Society of Colorado, Denver, 3.8 Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, 3.9 Leeds City Council, 3.10 Andrew Lumley, 4 Research, 4.1 Various lists of objects, 4.2 Buffalo Bill films, including original film footage, 4.3 Westerns, 4.4 Kinora, 4.5 Press cuttings from Yorkshire newspapers relating to the visits of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in 1888, 1891 and 1903-4, 4.6 Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody, Wyoming, 4.7 Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum, Denver, Colorado, 4.8 Annie Oakley, 4.9 Native Americans, 4.10 George Horse Capture, 4.11 Napewasta, 4.12 Lookout Mountain, 5 Picture research, 5.1 Buffalo Bill Historical Centre, 5.2 Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum, Golden, Colorado, 5.3 Department of Western History, Denver Public Library, Colorado, 5.4 Buffalo Bill's Ranch State Historical Park, North Platte, Nebraska, 5.5 Mahoning Valley Historical Society, Youngstown, Ohio, 5.6 Royal Collection Enterprises, Windsor, 5.7 Kansas City Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas, 5.8 National Portrait Gallery, London, 5.9 Nebraska State Historical Society, London, 5.10 Guildhall Library, London, 6 Publications, 6.1 Buffalo Bill's Wild West guidebook, 7 Retail, 8 Marketing material (including leaflets and posters), 9 Public Relations, 9.1 Press Packs for the press preview of the exhibition at Leeds, 9.2 Media guest lists, invitiations etc for the press preview of the exhibition at Leeds, 9.3 Press releases, 9.4 Press cuttings of the exibition at Leeds, 9.5 TV and Radio coverage of the exhibition at Leeds, 10 Sponsorship, 10.1 Sponsors pack, 10.2 List of possible sponsors, 11 Related events for the exhibition at Leeds, 11.1 International seminar held to coincide with the exhibition at leeds, 11 Photographs, 11.1 Photographs showing the installation of the exhibition at Leeds, 11.2 Photographs showing the installation of the exhibition at Leeds taken by the Conservation Department, 11.2 Photographs showing the exhibition at Leeds, 12 Visitors comments for the exhibition at Leeds, 13 Hosting agreements, 13.1 Draft agreement for potential borrowers and hosts of the exibition in the USA, 13.2 With the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, California, for the loan of objects and the hosting of exhibition, dated 14th October 1999, 13.3 With the State Historical Society of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, for the loan of objects and the hosting of the exhibition, dated 5th January 2000, 13.4 With the Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, Tennessee, for the loan of objects and the hosting of the exhibition, dated 8th May 2000, 14 Shipping records relating to the touring of the exhibition to the USA, 15 USA Venues, 15.1 Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, Tennessee, 15.2 Photographs of the exhibition at Nashville, 15.3 Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum, Denver, Colorado, 15.4 Photographs of the exhibition at Denver, 15.5 Plan of the exhibition for the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, California, 15.6 Visitor comments for the exhibition that toured the USA, 16 General correspondence, 16.1 Larry Wilson

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

Paper file