A Close Look at Development in Cody, WY: The George T. Beck Papers

The American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming has an exciting announcement! We have digitized and made accessible online over 6,000 documents and photographs from the George T. Beck papers. George T. Beck came to Wyoming in 1879, and was a sheep rancher, oil land developer, businessman, and politician in the Cody, Wyoming area. The collection contains correspondence and diaries of the Beck family, a manuscript for George Beck’s autobiography, correspondence, journals and record books relating to his many business ventures, and printed material relating to his political and business careers.

Mr. and Mrs. George Beck planting a tree in the city park in Cody, WY, 1932. George T. Beck papers, #59, Box 31, Folder 4. UW American Heritage Center.

Mr. and Mrs. George Beck planting a tree in the city park in Cody, WY, 1932. George T. Beck papers, #59, Box 31, Folder 4. UW American Heritage Center.

Links to digitized items and additional information about the George T. Beck papers can be found in the collection inventory at: http://rmoa.unm.edu/docviewer.php?docId=wyu-ah00059.xml.

–Jamie Greene, Digital Programs Archives Specialiast

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