The Ellison mss., 1790-1949, consist of materials compiled by Robert Spurrier Ellison, 1875-1945, oil producer. Ellison was from Casper, Wyoming, vice-president of Midwest Refining Company, and dedicated to preserving historic reminders of pioneer virtues.
The collection includes correspondence, memorandum books, overland diaries, journals of travel by water, accounts of skirmishes with Indians, and transportation in the Far West.
An inventory is available.
Collection size: 249 items