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Buffalo Bill 1846-1917

Overview
Works: 3,777 works in 5,303 publications in 5 languages and 83,215 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Autobiographies  Folklore  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Juvenile works 
Subject Headings: Pioneers  Entertainers 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Editor, Performer, Speaker, Creator, Dedicatee
Classifications: F594, 923.973
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Most widely held works about Buffalo Bill
 
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The Great Salt Lake Trail by Henry Inman( Book )

37 editions published between 1898 and 2017 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of this historic avenue of Westward emigration, from the first explorations through the Indian Wars. Over this route the Mormons made their lonely migration to the Great Salt Lake Valley. Also there were expeditions by Fremont, Stansbury, Lander. A final chapter describes the building of the transcontinental railroad
Story of the wild West and camp-fire chats by Buffalo Bill( Book )

47 editions published between 1888 and 1981 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of colorful illustrations, thrilling anecdotes and spine-tingling tales spans the entire westward expansion of the United States from before the Revolutionary War to the 20th century
Seventy years on the frontier : Alexander Majors' memoirs of a lifetime on the border by Alexander Majors( Book )

18 editions published between 1893 and 1970 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiography of Buffalo Bill by Buffalo Bill( Book )

35 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The History of the American West Collection is a unique project that provides opportunities for researchers and new readers to easily access and explore works which have previously only been available on library shelves. The Collection brings to life pr
A horse's tale by Mark Twain( Book )

2 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I am Buffalo Bill's horse. I have spent my life under his saddle - with him in it, too, and he is good for two hundred pounds, without his clothes; and there is no telling how much he does weigh when he is out on the war-path and has his batteries belted on. He is over six feet, is young, hasn't an ounce of waste flesh, is straight, graceful, springy in his motions, quick as a cat, and has a handsome face, and black hair dangling down on his shoulders, and is beautiful to look at; and nobody is braver than he is, and nobody is stronger, except myself. Yes, a person that doubts that he is fine to see should see him in his beaded buck-skins, on my back and his rifle peeping above his shoulder, chasing a hostile trail, with me going like the wind and his hair streaming out behind from the shelter of his broad slouch. Yes, he is a sight to look at then - and I'm part of it myself. I am his favorite horse, out of dozens. Big as he is, I have carried him eighty-one miles between nightfall and sunrise on the scout; and I am good for fifty, day in and day out, and all the time. I am not large, but I am built on a business basis. I have carried him thousands and thousands of miles on scout duty for the army, and there's not a gorge, nor a pass, nor a valley, nor a fort, nor a trading post, nor a buffalo-range in the whole sweep of the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains that we don't know as well as we know the bugle-calls. He is Chief of Scouts to the Army of the Frontier, and it makes us very important. In such a position as I hold in the military service one needs to be of good family and possess an education much above the common to be worthy of the place. I am the best-educated horse outside of the hippodrome, every-body says, and the best-mannered. It may be so, it is not for me to say; modesty is the best policy, I think. Buffalo Bill taught me the most of what I know, my mother taught me much, and I taught myself the rest. Lay a row of moccasins before me - Pawnee, Sioux, Shoshone, Cheyenne, Blackfoot, and as many other tribes as you please - and I can name the tribe every moccasin belongs to by the make of it. Name it in horse-talk, and could do it in American if I had speech
Seventy years on the frontier : Alexander Major's memoir of a lifetime on the border by Alexander Majors( Book )

3 editions published between 1893 and 1965 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Buffalo Bill by Buffalo Bill( Book )

8 editions published between 1904 and 2014 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buffalo Bill's own experiences with the Indians as shown in the story of his life
Life and adventures of "Buffalo Bill." by Buffalo Bill( Book )

9 editions published between 1917 and 1983 in English and French and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This thrilling autobiography tells in Colonel Cody's own graphic language the wonderful story of his long, eventful and heroic career and is supplemented with a chapter by a loving, life-long friend covering his last days, death and burial. His story shows his devotion to duty as a child when supporting his widowed mother, his valuable services to the government while riding in the famous Pony Express and vividly portrays his thrilling experiences as hunter and scout while acting as guide to the army and trains of prairie schooners--his many hair-breadth escapes and fights with Indians, desperadoes and while hunting buffalo and other wild animals, as well as his later triumphs in conducting the tours of his Great Wild West Exhibition in the United States and Europe. The whole work comprising an authentic history of many events inseparably interwoven with the exploration, settlement and development of our great western plains. Illustrated with many rare engravings."
True tales of the plains by Buffalo Bill( Book )

9 editions published between 1908 and 2012 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out west by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Old West was still there when the movies arrived. Cowboys and outlaws saw a heaven-sent chance to relive their youth--and get paid for it--by working in films. The man who really started the "Western Craze" was the Wild West showman William Cody, who made The life of Buffalo Bill in 1913. Tom Mix was the next western screen hero, followed by William S. Hart, who dignified the genre with films like Narrow Trail and Tumbleweeds. These films were a celebration of the West, establishing a tradition that continues to this day
Kansas king : or, The red right hand by Buffalo Bill( Book )

10 editions published between 1877 and 1976 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fancy Frank of Colorado, or, The trapper's trust by Buffalo Bill( Book )

5 editions published between 1880 and 1886 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The border Robin Hood : or, The prairie rover by Buffalo Bill( Book )

5 editions published between 1878 and 1885 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deadly-eye, the unknown scout by Buffalo Bill( Book )

5 editions published between 1878 and 1884 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gold bullet sport : or, The knights of the overland by Buffalo Bill( Book )

4 editions published between 1879 and 1945 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buffalo Bill by Buffalo Bill( Book )

32 editions published between 1888 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest adventure story of all time is the story of the American West and the men who won its untold riches for America. Of all the scouts whose unflinching courage blazed the trail of that wilderness, the most celebrated was William Cody, better known as Buffalo Bill. William F. Cody was born in the middle of the nineteenth century on the plains of Kansas Territory where his family had settled to trade with the friendly Kickapoo Tribe. These Natives were Bill's childhood playmates and at a tender age he traded his brand-new buckskin suit for a little wild Indian pony that he learned to ride like the wind. By the time he was twelve, he was doing the work of a grown man as a cattle driver, camping under the stars each night. When he was caught in a buffalo stampede his horsemanship saved his life. Then he met wilderness scout Kit Carson who taught him how to read the language of the plains. When daredevil riders were needed to carry the mail on the new Pony Express, Bill was one of the first to sign up. Then the Civil War began and Bill went East to fight for Kansas, since that state wanted nothing to do with slavery. Beautifully illustrated, this classic tale will capture children's interest and spark their imagination inspiring a lifelong love of literature and reading
Letters from "Buffalo Bill" by Stella Adelyne Foote( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upton and Sons presents Letters from "Buffalo Bill," volume 8 in the Montana and the West Series. Abundant with history, author and editor Stella Foote brings the immortal Pahaska to life, along with other giants of the West: Annie Oakley, General Custer, Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show, Pawnee Chiefs, the Irma Hotel and the TE Ranch. The author has used unpublished manuscripts, interviews with Cody's niece, his sister Julia's diary, and of course, the letters of Buffalo Bill himself. Never before has Cody seemed so real. 37 photographs enhance this account, giving the reader an intimate portrait of Buffalo Bill. You will share Cody's grief over the tragic loss of his only son, observe his entrance into the theatrical world, follow the opening of his Wild West Show, and stand with him as he meets President Ulysses S. Grant. You will travel the world with Buffalo Bill, share his victories and losses, view his marriage and family, and suffer his illnesses. Lastly, you will witness Bill's emotional and financial exhaustion. 40 years of Cody's life are chronicled in these letters, giving the reader a fascinating and very personal portrait of the last of the great scouts. - Jacket flap
The life of Hon. William F. Cody, known as Buffalo Bill, the famous hunter, scout, and guide : an autobiography by Buffalo Bill( Book )

14 editions published between 1879 and 2003 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a factual account of Buffalo Bill's first thirty-four years and his experiences as a pioneer, Army scout, Indian fighter, and Pony Express rider
The life of Hon. William F. Cody, known as Buffalo Bill by Buffalo Bill( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This autobiography, infused with the drama of dime novels and stage melodramas that would transform the author into an American icon, recounts a boy's move to the Kansas territory, where his father hoped to homestead, and his subsequent life on the frontier, following his career from trapper to buffalo hunter to Army scout, guide, and Indian fighter. --from publisher description
 
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Alternative Names
Bafalo Bil

Bill 1846-1917 Buffalo

Bill, Buffalo.

Bill Buffalo 1846-1917

Bizonu Bils

Búfalo Bill, 1846-1917

Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917

Buffalo Bill Amerikaans acteur

Buffalo Bill amerikai katona, bölényvadász és showman

Buffalo Bill amerikansk skådespelare

Buffalo Bill amerikansk skodespelar

Buffalo Bill amerikansk skuespiller

Buffalo Bill attore statunitense

Buffalo Bill Explorador, cazador e home de espectáculos

Buffalo Bill Explorador estadounidense, cazador de bisontes y hombre de espectáculos

Buffalo Bill figure mythique de la Conquête de l'Ouest, acteur américain

Buffalo Bill US-amerikanischer Bisonjäger

Cody, Bill

Cody, Bill 1846-1917

Cody, Buffalo Bill.

Cody, Buffalo Bill 1846-1917

Cody, W. F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917

Cody William 1846-1917

Cody, William F.

Cody, William F. 1846-1917

Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917

Cody, William Frederic, 1846-1917

Cody, William Frederick.

Cody, William Frederick 1846-1917

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Languages
English (503)

Spanish (24)

Swedish (10)

Finnish (3)

French (3)

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An autobiography of Buffalo BillOut westBuffalo BillThe life of Hon. William F. Cody, known as Buffalo Bill, the famous hunter, scout, and guide : an autobiographyThe life of Hon. William F. Cody, known as Buffalo BillTelegraph days : a novelThe colonel and Little Missie : Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the beginnings of superstardom in America