Guide to The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering collection,
1985-2012

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
Title: The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering collection
Dates: 1985-2012 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 2 linear feet
Collection Number: USU_FOLK COLL 11g
Summary: The materials in the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering collection include brochures, programs, newspapers, posters, and other materials distributed at the Cowboy Poetry Gathering (now the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering) in Elko, Nevada, hosted by the Western Folklife Center (1985 to present).
Repository: Utah State University. Merrill-Cazier Library. Special Collections and Archives
Fife Folklore Archives

Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-3000
Phone: 435 797-2663
Fax: 435 797-2880
Email: scweb@usu.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Historical Note

In 1985 the first Cowboy Poetry Gathering was held in Elko, Nevada, featuring cowboy poetry and songs. Since that time the gathering has achieved national notice and hosts thousands of cowboy poets & singers, folklorists, ranchers, speakers, and visitors each year. The name of the Cowboy Poetry Gathering changed to The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering during 2000-2001.

Content Description

The materials in the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Collection include brochures, programs, newspapers, posters, and other materials distributed at the Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada, hosted by the Western Folklife Center (1985 to present). The materials are housed in acid-free archival boxes (or map cabinet in the case of the posters) and folders in USU's Special Collections and Archives.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  Restrictions

Open to public research. To access the collection a patron must have the following information: collection number, box number, folder number and item number. The materials do not circulate and are available in USU's Special Collections and Archives. Patrons must sign and comply with the USU Special Collections and Archives Use Agreement and Reproduction Order form as well as any restrictions placed by the collector or informant(s).

Restrictions on Use :  Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering collection must be obtained from the Curator of the Fife Folklore Archives and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering collection, 1985-2012. (FOLK COLL 11g: box/drawer, folder). Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Chronological by year.

Acquisition Information :  

The materials in the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Collection date from 1985 (when the first Cowboy Poetry Gathering was hosted in Elko, Nevada) to the present. Throughout the years, Fife Folklore Archives faculty and staff have deposited their programs and posters and other NCPG generated materials in the Fife Folklore Archives. In 1993 Randy Williams organized the items into a file collection. In 2005, Ashley Purser reviewed the programs and sorted them by year and boxed and foldered them and created this finding aid. In August of 2005, Randy Williams added the NCPG posters to the collection and updated the finding aid.

Processing Note :  

Originally processed by Ashley Gorrell Purser and Randy Williams. Finding aid created by Ashley Gorrell Purser and Randy Williams, April and August 2005; updated by Randy Williams, March 2012.


Detailed Description of the Collection

SERIES I:  Brochures, Programs, Newspapers
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
1 1 First Cowboy Poetry Gathering: Cowboy Poetry, Music, Exhibits and Films, 31 January - 2 February 1985
Item 1 : Brochure
(4 copies)
Item 2 : Program
(3 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "Welcome to the Cowboy Poetry Gathering," Hal Cannon; "Open Range" Melvin L. Whipple; "Cowboy Poetry: The First Hundred Years, James Griffith; "Poetry of Cowboys," Guy Logsdon; "Cowboy Poetry: The Right Place at the Right Time," Hal Cannon.
  • Poems: "The Sierry Petes or Tying the Knots in the Devil's Tail," Gail Gardner; "To Be a Top Hand," Georgie Sicking; "A Rider, A Roper and a Hell'uva Windmill Man," Baxter Black; "Reincarnation," Wallace McRae.
  • Participants: Everett Brisendine, Duane Reece, Ross Knox, Glenn Ohrlin, Dave Ericsson, Nyle Henderson, Baxter Black, Roy Green, Owen Barton, Bud Bartram, Dick Gibford, Bob Schild, Bill Simpson, Gordon Eastman, Wallace McRae, Ken Trowbridge, Gwen Peterson, Ernie Fanning, Waddie Mitchell, Larry Schutte, Randy Stowell, Georgie Sicking, Walt James, Jack Walther, Bill Black, Sonny Hancock, Cecil Moore, Bill Lowman, Jo Casteel, Roy Miller, Owen Johnson, Fred W. Barton, Harry Taylor, Buck Crofts, Blondell Whitehead, Irene Pecoraro, Melvin Whipple, Jim Hofer, Yula Sue Whipple Hunting, Ray Lashley, Vern Mortensen.
Item 3 : Newspaper Articles: "Get Along, Little Doggerels" Newsweek, 11 February, 1985
1 2 Second Cowboy Poetry Gathering 30 January-1 February 1986
Item 1 : Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "S. Omar Barker, a Tribute," Marc Simmons; "Cowboy Poetry and the Modern World," Hal Cannon; "Cowboy Poetry: Drawing the Line," Mike Korn
  • Poems: "Bear Ropin' Buckaroo," S. Omar Barker; "A Jokers Pay," Rod McQueary
  • Participants: Everett Brisendine, L. Vess Quinlin, Ross Knox, Slim Kite, Earl Rogers, Gene Jordan, Gene Randels, Jim Bollars, Glenn Ohrlin, Nyle Henderson, Eugene Ferguson, Jesse Smith, Bill Simpson, Colen H. Sweeten, Jr., June Brander Gilman, Bob Schild, Bill Sullivan, Owen Barton, Jim Ross, George Shawver, Bob Ross, Bob Johnston, Jack Walther, Georgie Sicking, Walter "Bimbo" Cheney, Ernie Fanning, Waddie Mitchell, Randy Stowell, Brian Morris, Keith Avery, Larry Schutte, D. E. "Gene" Waters, Sunny Hancock, Jon Bowerman, Bill Lowman, Sam Wilson, Jan Swan Gifford, Barney Nelson, Charles Hunt, Melvin Whipple, Joel Nelson, Lucky Whipple, Finley H. Bayles, R. W. "Swede" Miller, Clarence Bundy, Jim Hofer, Jon I. Pentz, Don Bell, F. Allan Brewer, Fred Barton
1 3 Third Cowboy Poetry Gathering 29-31 January, 1987
Item 1: Brochure
Item 2: Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "Cowboy Poetry and Traditional Craftsmanship," Hal Cannon; "Bruce Kiskaddon: Cowboy Poet," Hal Cannon "How You Came by What You Got," Kim Stafford; "Cowboy Poetry as History," Blanton Owen;"The Cowboy Hero and the Elko West," Charles Greenhaw and Sharron Racine
  • Poems: "Between the Lines," Bruce Kiskaddon; "The Prized Possession," Joel Nelson; "Rain on the Range," S. Omar Barker
  • Participants: Vess Quinlan, Everett Brisendine, Rolf Flake, Ross Knox, Slim Kite, Glenn Ohrlin, Billy Fouts, John Holman, Jesse Smith, Bill May, Holger Albrethson, Baxter Black, Nyle Henderson, Gene Randels, Luther "Corky" Williams, Donna Erickson, David Chadwick, Colen Sweeten, Bob Schild, Bill Simpson, Ruth Knudtson, Paul Zarzyski, Wallace McRae, Tom Eaton, Howard Parker, Bob Johnston, John Ewing, Monte Reichenberg, Richard Smith, Barbara Hall, Ernie Fanning, Brian Morris, Connie Satterthwaite, Rick Taylor, Kent Reeves, Bill Lowman, Jim Thomas, Jon Bowerman, Bill Black, Lona Burkhart, Jo Casteel, Roy Miller, Sam Brown, Buster "Punch" McLaury, Joel Nelson, Bob Christensen, Hamilton Teichert, Scott McKendrick, Kent Peterson, Claude Wennergren, Donald "Bud" Stewart, Charles Kortes, Scott Redington, Harry Taylor
1 4 Fourth Cowboy Poetry Gathering 28-30 January, 1988
Item 1 : Draft of Schedule for the forth Cowboy Poetry Gathering
1 5 Fifth Cowboy Poetry Gathering 25-28 January, 1989
Item 1 : Brochure
Item 2 : Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "The Gathering is Five," Hal Cannon; "The Chores of Grief and Delight," Kim Stafford; "Badger Clark: ‘Placed So Well,'" Elaine Thatcher; "Before the Gathering," Sarah Campsey Sweetwater; Australian Exchange at 1990 Cowboy Poetry Gathering
  • Poems: "Ridin,'" Badger Clark; "A Cowboy's Prayer," Badger Clark; "The Gatherin' at the Gate," Jon Bowerman
  • Participants: Raphael Cristy, Baxter Black, Red Steagall, The Sunset Trio, Neil Abbott, Ed Brown, Rick Taylor, John Dofflemyer, Jim Ross, Gene Jordan, Leonard Vasquez, Gary McMahan, Allen Schattle, Gene Randels, Lloyd Gerber, T.L. Bush, Bill Hirschi, Martin Bergin, Kevin Tester, Gwen Petersen, Randy Rieman, Howard Parker, Carl "Skinny" Rowland, Rod McQueary, Rodney Nelson, Paul Schmitt, Richard Smith, Eric Sprado, Charlotte Thompson, Bob Dennis, Kay Kelly, Blaine Nordvold, Bill Wood, Don Kennington, Allen Cox, Kent Petersen, Buck Ramsey, Ray Lashley, Greg Badure, Swede Miller, Tommy Thomas, Bill Larsen, Scott Redington
Item 3 : A Gathering of Gear: Cowboy Poetry Gathering Gear List,
A list of exhibits and craftspeople with their contact information
1989
Item 4 : The Cowboys Shopping List
(2 copies)
Item 5 : Fifth Annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering Cassettes; An order form for cassette recordings of the 1986, 1987, 1988 and 1989 gatherings.
1 6 Sixth Cowboy Poetry Gathering January 24-27 January, 1990
Item 1 : Flyer advertising the sixth Cowboy Poetry Gathering
(2 copies)
Item 2 : Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "Prospecting the Outback: Australian Journals," Hal Cannon; "The Stockman and the Cowboy," Roger Steele; "'They ain't very much I would change:' The Life of Curley Fletcher," Hal Cannon; "The Open Question" Vess Quinlan; "The Other Side of the Story" Jan Roush; "A Gathering of Gear" Waddie Mitchell; "The Australian Stockman: An exhibit of photographs and gear from Australia's cowboy tradition"
  • Poems: "The Packhorse Drover," Bruce Forbes Simpson; "The Cowboy's Soliloquy," Curley Fletcher; "The Women of the West," George Essex Evans; "Waltzing Matilda," A.B. "Banjo" Paterson; "Wild Buckaroo," Curley Fletcher
  • Participants: Don Edwards, Tom Hayden, Michael Martin Murphey, Ernie Sites, Ian Tyson, Bill Wood, Patsy Montana, Gail Steiger, Sons of the San Joaquin, Charlotte Thompson, Kelly Rubrecht, Noel Nelson, Mark Acker, Nancy Kern, Sally Bates, Dick Gibford, Tony Ilardi, Kim Strong, Darrell Arnold, Virginia Bennett, Vess Quinlan, Howard Norskog, Colen Sweeten, Lisa Volkman, Wyman Griffith, Afton Bloxham, Jim Ross, Sandy Seaton, Marie Smith, Gary Yates, Howard Parker, Stan Lehman, Rod McQueary, Paul Schmitt, Richard Smith, Gary Morton, Ron Scott, John Underwood, Bill Lowman, Jody Strand, Lowell Long, Leon Flick, Steve Rone, Jim Thomas, Ray Hanzlik, Lyle Newman, Dennis Gaines, Barney Nelson, Buck Ramsey, Bob Urry, Pete Cameron, Kent Stockton, Jan Swan Wood
Item 3 : The Cowboys' Shopping List
(2 copies)
2 1 Seventh Cowboy Poetry Gathering 30 January -2 February 1991
Item 1 : Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "Walking the Hogbacks, Learning to See: or, Why I Write What I Write," Teresa Jordan; "Hispanic Roots of the Cowboys of the Americas," Richard W. Slatta; "A Gathering of Gear," Jeremiah Watt
  • Poems: "Invisible Cook," Audrey Hankins; "Past Carin,'" Henry Lawson; "Limerick," Gwen Peterson
  • Participants: John Hollis, Sourdough Slim, Flying J Wranglers, Michael Martin Murphey, Mike Logan, Sunny Hancock, Don Edwards, Wallace McRae, Buck Ramsey, Dennis Gaines, Ramblin' Jack Elliot, Bill Larsen, Dave Stanley, Deseret String Band, Jeanne Thompson, Wendy Thompson, Tom Easton, Cain Thomas, Stella Hughes, Tim O'Brien, Jo Casteel, Jesse Smith, Sons of the San Joaquin, Clay Lindley, Bryn Thiessen, Don Wudel, Sally Harper Bates, Audrey Hankins, Ross Knox, Owen Badgett, Jim Ross, Virginia Bennett, M. Timothy Nolting, Vess Quinlan, Colen Sweeten, Tom McBeth, Arnold Hokanson, Marie W. Smith, Paul Zarzyski, Howard Parker, Waddie Mitchell, Kay Kelley, J.W. Beeson, Larry McWhorter, Elizabeth Ebert, J.B. Allen, Enid Morris, Joel Nelson, Reg Steagall, Dan Bradshaw, Max R. Godfrey, Bob Urry, Dick Warwick, Terry Henderson, Tina Burke Willis, Bill Wood
Item 2 : A Gathering of Gear: Cowboy Poetry Gathering,
A list of exhibits and craftspeople with their contact information
1991
Item 3 : 1991 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Photos by Annie Hatch
Item 4: Copy of newspaper clipping: "At Cowboy Poetry Gathering: Romance and Reality of the West," Judy B. Rollins, The Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, January 27, 1991, page 6W.
Item 5: Newspaper: "Cowboy Poetry Gathering," Elko Daily Free Press, Tuesday, 29 January, 1991
Item 6 : Folklife Conservancy News: Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Spring 1991
Item 7 : Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Schedule of Events Spring 1991
2 2 Eighth Cowboy Poetry Gathering 28 January -2 February, 1992
Item 1 : Brochure
Item 2 : Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "Pioneer Hotel Becomes New Western Folklife Center Headquarters"; "Tradition, Creativity, and the Future of Ranching," Allan Savory; "Vaquero Traditions in South Texas," Joe S. Graham; Spanish--English Cowboy Lingo Glossary
  • Poems: "L'envoi," Robert Swanson; "In 1991," John Dofflemyer
  • Participants: Michael Martin Murphey, Katie Lee, Tim Ryan, Don Edwards, Larry McWhorter, Ray Reed, Frankie McWhorter, Vess Quinlan, Mario Baeza, Johnny Whelan, Francisco Zamora, Los Burgenos, Ian Tyson, Garry McMahan, Mike Beck, Leon Flick, J.W. Beeson, Riders in the Sky, Glenn Ohrlin, Waddie Mitchell, Frank Carpenter, Doug Richards, Virginia Bennett, Cheryn Burns, Howard Norskog, Colen Sweeten, Tom McBeth, Wallace McRae, Paul Zarzyski, Bob Bird, Lyn DeNaeyer, Stan Lehman, Richard Smith, Bill Lowman, Rod Nelson, Larry McWhorter, Ray Hanzlik, J.B. Allen, Jess Newsom, Buck Ramsey, Ray Lashley, Sue Wallis
Item 3: A Gathering of Gear: Cowboy Poetry Gathering,
A list of exhibits and craftspeople with their contact information.
1992.
Item 4: Cowboy's Shopping List
Item 5:: Newspaper Articles: "Cowboy Bards at Home on the Range" The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 January, 1992
2 3 Ninth Cowboy Poetry Gathering 26-31 January, 1993
Item 1: Brochure
Item 2: Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "In Search of Vaqueros in South Texas," Dr. Cynthia Vidaurri; "Vaqueros and Cowboys: Two Sides of a Single Coin," Jim Griffith; "Journal Excerpts 1989," Linda Hasselstrom; "Hecho en Mexico: A Gathering of Gear"
  • Poems: "New Trails," J.B. Allen; "Se Ve Triste El Hombre/The Man Looks Sad" Cipriano Vigil
  • Participants: Michael Martin Murphey, Bud Isaacs, Geri Isaacs, Lance Brown, Everywhere West, Liz Masterson, Harry Jackson, Tish Hinojosa, Ross Knox, Patty Knox, Randy Rieman, Buck Ramsey, Lanny Fiel, Wallace McRae, Paul Zarzyski, Waddie Mitchell, R.W. Hampton, Leon Flick, Riders in the Sky, Jim Haynes, Georgeann Sheets, Mike Lee, Sourdough Slim, Tom Hayden, Luzmila and Santos Arrambide, Dr. Cardelia Chavez Candelaria, Eva Castellanoz, Dueto Durango, Ramiro Ramirez, Alejandro Solis, Sr., Cipriano Vigil, Emilio Zapata, Leon Autry, Ed Brown, Elizabeth Ebert, Linda Hussa, Bill Larsen, Rod McQueary, Mela Mlekush, Joel Nelson, Glenn Ohrlin, Hal Overman, Tater Paschall, Shadd Piehl, Thelma Poirier, Hank Real Bird, Matt Urrey, Jack Walther
Item 3 : Newspaper: Cowboy Poetry Gathering-Elko Daily Free Press Tuesday, 26 January, 1993
2 4 Tenth Cowboy Poetry Gathering 25-30 January, 1994
Item 1 : Brochure
(2 copies)
Item 2: Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "Some Things Never Change," Wallace McRae; "Cowboy Poetry: Honest American Poetry," Scott Preston; "Cowboy Poetry: The First Hundred Years," Jim Griffith; "Cowboy Poetry: The Right Place at the Right Time," Hal Cannon; "Poetry of the Cowboys," Guy Logsdon; "How You Came By What You Got," Kim Stafford; "The Tenth Gathering of Gear Exhibit: The State of the Art," Meg Glaser
  • Poems: "The Cowboy Poetry Gathering," Baxter Black; "Poets Gathering, 1985" Charles Kortes
  • Participants: Della Johns, Craig Pascual, John DeJesus, Corky Bryan, Ted Egan, Nerys Evans, Alejandro Solis, Ramiro Ramirez, Waddie Mitchell, Don Edwards, Sons of the San Joaquin, Teresa Jordan, Stephanie Davis, Elizabeth Ebert, Peggy Godfrey, Gary McMahan, Sue Wallis, Michael Martin Murphey, Hal Cannon, Sunny Hancock, Horse Sense, Yula Sue Hunting, Rod McQueary, Kani Alu, Harry Taylor, Ian Tyson, Baxter Black, Riders in the Sky, Joel Nelson, Jesse Smith, Phil Martin, J.B. Allen, Curt Brummett, R.W. Hampton, Guy Logsdon, Phyllis Logsdon, Andy Wilkinson, Tom Hayden, Red Steagall, Muzzie Braun and the Boys, Cowboy Puppets, Deseret String Band, Virginia Bennett, Walter "Bimbo" Cheney, Bob Christiansen, Lyn DeNaeyer, John Dofflemyer, Tom Eaton, Elizabeth Ebert, Ernie Fanning, Leon Flick, Dick Gibford, June Brander Gilman, Peggy Godfrey, Bill Hirshi, Linda Hussa, Tony Ilardi, Bill Jones, Ross Knox, Bill Larsen, Ray Lashley, Mike Logan, Bill Lowman, Tom McBeth, The McCall Family, Buster McLaury, Rod McQueary, Wallace McRae, Larry McWhorter, Joel Nelson, Glenn Ohrlin, Gwen Petersen, Vess Quinlan, Buck Ramsey, Hank Real Bird, Randy Rieman, Echo Roy, Connie Satterwaite, Bob Schild, Paul Schmitt, Dan Schmitt, Tom Sharpe, Georgie Sicking, Jesse Smith, Marie Smith, Colen Sweeten, Harry Taylor, Charlotte Thompson, Jack Walther, Bill Wood, Paul Zarzyski
2 5 Eleventh Cowboy Poetry Gathering 21-28 January, 1995
Item 1 : Brochure
Item 2 : Program
includes
  • Articles: "Indian Cowboys and Ranchers"; "A Cultural Riata: Duck Valley Ranchers and Buckaroos," Robert McCarl and Winona Manning; "Feeling Between the Eyes," Henry Real Bird; "Logger Poetry," Jens Lund
  • Poems: None
  • Participants: Thom Blackbird, Art Cavanaugh, Charlie Colombe, Vincent Craig, Painted Horse, The Plainsman, Henry Real Bird, The Santa Rosa Band, Dave Red Boy Shildt, Jake Waller, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Linda Marcellus, Lon Minkler, Hank Nelson, Mike Beck, Baxter Black, Laurie Wagner Buyer, Darin Brookman, Ed Brown, Craig Chambers and the Good Cowboy Band, The Cowdaddies, Leon Flick, Don Edwards, Skip Gorman, R.W. Hampton, Sunny Hancock, Joel Hayes, Linda Hussa, Carole Jarvis, Mick Kaser, Ross Knox, Ray Lashley, Mike Logan, Janalee Martin, Rod McQueary, Wallace McRae, Waddie Mitchell, Joel Nelson, Rod Nelson, Tim and Mollie O'Brien & the O'Boys, Tom Perlman, Shadd Piehl, Vess Quinlan, Buck Ramsey, Ray Reed, Randy Rieman, Steve Rone, Jim Ross, Tim Ryan, Tom Sharpe, Sourdough Slim, Jesse Smith, Paul Steuermann, Charlotte Thompson, Delores Tozer, Ian Tyson, Bob Urry, Jerry Warren, Andy Wilkinson, Merrily Wright, Paul Zarzyski
Item 3 : Catalog: The Culture is a Gift
Item 4 : Newspaper: Cowboy Poetry Gathering-Elko Daily Free Press Monday, 23 January, 1995
3 1 Twelfth Cowboy Poetry Gathering 27 January-3 February, 1996
Item 1 : Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "Cowboy Chrome," Jeremiah Watt
  • Poems: Poem for Wallace McRae, Henry Real Bird; "Tribute to 'Shorty,'" Blaine Norvold
  • Participants: J.B. Allen, Gloria Atwater, Morgan Baillargeon, Mike Beck, Virginia Bennett, Nate Brown, Bunkhouse Orchestra, Curt Brummett, Laurie Wagner Buyer, Douglas Carson, Robert Crutcher, Sherry Crutcher, Vincent Craig, Lynn Cuch, Sherwood Cuch, Stephanie Davis, John Dofflemyer, Elizabeth Ebert, Don Edwards, Paul Ethabath, Rolf Flake, Gordon Frazier, R.W. Hampton, Linda Hasselstrom, Bess Lomax Hawes, John Hollis, Lom Hooper, Linda Hussa, Chris Isaacs, Diane Josephy-Peavy, Nathan Kelly, Ross Knox, John (Jay) Klum, Lorna and the Latrines, Arthur Manning, Winona Manning, Bronco Martinez, Rod McQueary, Wallace McRae, Andrew Miller, Jerry Millet, Waddie Mitchell, Jamie Moore, Rooster Morris, Dave Munsick and the Powder River Boys, Michael Martin Murphey, Joel Nelson, Blaine Nordvold, Rich O'Brien, Glenn Ohrlin, Tom Perlman, The Pfeiffer Brothers, Gwen Petersen, Plainsmen, Jim Polkinghorne, The Prairie Crooners, Harry Oso Quintero, David Pratt, Vess Quinlan, Buck Ramsey, Henry Real Bird, Gretchen Reynolds Madigan, Randy Rieman, Pat Richardson, Riders in the Sky, The Ringling 5, Victor Runnels and Jack Runnels, Tom Russell, Connie Satterthwaite, Dave Schildt, Sandy Seaton, Georgie Sicking, Reggie Sope, Don Spigarelli, Clara Spotted Elk, Arden Stewart, Kent Stockton, Ed Strickland, Colen Sweeten, Spider Teller, Ian Tyson, Dick Ufford, Ira Walker, Myrt Wallis, Jack Walther, Andy Wilkinson, Merrily Wright, Preston Wright, Joe Young, Paul Zarzyski
3 2 Thirteenth Cowboy Poetry Gathering 25 January-1 February, 1997
Item 1 : Brochure
Item 2: Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "The Medicine Line: The Whoop up Range," Ian Tyson; "British Isles: Roots of Cowboy Poetry and Music Project"; "A Revival Meeting and Its Missionaries: the Cowboy Poetry Gathering," Buck Ramsey
  • Poems: "A Cool Cowboy," Don Marino
  • Participants: J.B. Allen, Mike Beck, Baxter Black, The Dancer's Program from Brigham Young University, Ed Brown, Cindy Church, E.T. Collinsworth III, Cowboy Celtic, Stephanie Davis, Bob Dennis, Elizabeth Ebert, Don Edwards, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, John Erickson, Frank Gleeson, R.W. Hampton, Sunny Hancock, Linda Hasselstrom, Jess Howard, Chris Isaacs, Carole Jarvis, Ross Knox, Chuck Larsen, Guy Logsdon, Bob Loper, Bill Lowman, Bud McKague, Terri Mason, Wallace McRae, Rooster Morris, Michael Martin Murphey, Joel Nelson, Rod Nelson, Rich O'Brien, Painted Horse, Glenny Palmer, Charles Potts, Buck Ramsey, Lorraine Rawls, Henry Real Bird, Ray Reed, Pat Richardson, Randy Rieman, Jim Ross, Echo Roy, Tom Russell, Shelley and Kelly Band, Jesse Smith, Sons of the San Joaquin, Stark and Dunn, Red Steagall, Kent Stockton, Milton Taylor, Ian Tyson, Jack Walther, Andy Wilkinson, Merrily Wright, Don Wudel, Paul Zarzyski
3 3 Fourteenth Cowboy Poetry Gathering 23-31 January, 1998
Item 1 : Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "The Last Drover: Packie Manus Byrne," Teresa Jordan; "Notes in Search of a Celtic Theme For a Talk in Elko: or How I Found Out I Might Be Hungarian," Buck Ramsey; "Notes to Acknowledge the Absence of the Keynote Speaker: Or Buck Quits Our Bunch to Ride with Will and Charlie," Rod McQueary; "The Welsh Drovers," Teri Brewer
  • Poems: "Advise to Drovers," Vicar Pritchard (Translated from Welsch)
  • Participants: J.B. Allen, Helen Avery, Mike Beck, Baxter Black, Virginia Bennett, Bob Bird, Laurie Wagner Buyer, Ed Brown, The Bunkhouse Orchestra, John Campbell, Cowboy Celtic, Raphael Cristy, John Dofflemyer, Elizabeth Ebert, Don Edwards, Ramblin' Jack Elliot, Mark Seeley, Jeff Muench, (Fall River Boys) John Erickson, Rolf Flake, Leon Flick, Frank Gleeson, Peggy Godfrey, Skip Gorman, Len Graham, Wylie Gustafson, Ernie Fanning, Robin Gwyndaf, Sunny Hancock, R.W. Hampton, Franke Harte, Linda Hasselstrom, Jill Jones, Ginger Evans, Greg Lowry, (Hays County Gals and Pals), Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill, Jess Howard, A Group of Jolly Cowboys, Linda Hussa, Chris Isaacs, Clay Jenkinson, Mark Kleinschmidt, Ross Knox, Patty Knox, Walt LaRue, Guy Logsdon, Patrick Lynch, Mary McCaslin, Michael McDermot, Buster McLaury, Sheryl McLaury, Gary McMahan, Wallace McRae, Larry McWhorter, Terri Mason, Ed Miller, Chuck Milner, Waddie Mitchell, Daniel Morden, Rooster Morris, Colin Morris, Michael Martin Murphey, Joel Nelson, Rich O'Brien, Glenn Ohrlin, Ken Overcast, Diane Josephy Peavey, Tom Perlman, The Plainsmen, Vess Quinlan, Lorraine Rawls, Henry Real Bird, Ray Reed, Libby Richards, Pat Richardson, Riders in the Sky, Randy Rieman, The Ringling 5, Tom Russell, Bob Schild, Greg Scott, Georgie Sicking, Jesse Smith, Sons of the San Joaquin, Red Steagall, Colen Sweeten , Jerry Warren, Andy Wilkinson, Bill Wood, Merrily Wright, Paul Zarzyski
3 4 Fifteenth Cowboy Poetry Gathering 23-30 January, 1999
Item 1 : Brochure
3 5 The Millennial Cowboy Poetry Gathering 22-29 January, 2000
Item 1: Brochure
Item 2 : Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "Tallying Up: Ranching in the Millennium," B. Byron Price
  • Poems: "The Legend of Boastful Bill," Badger Clark; "One Sweet Evening Just This Year," Paul Zarzyski
  • Participants: J.B. Allen, Mike Beck, Baxter Black, Ed Brown, The Bunkhouse Orchestra, Dale Burson, Walter "Bimbo" Cheney, Chuck Cusimano, Doris Dakey, Louise K. Dean, Lyn Denaeyer, Duane Dickinson, John Dofflemyer, Cain Eaton, Elizabeth Ebert, Don Edwards, Jack Elliot, Dennis Flynn, Wylie Gustafson, Sunny Hancock, Audrey Hankins, Joni Harms, Linda Hasselstrom, Andy Hedges, Don Hedgpeth, Brenn Hill, Jess Howard, Linda Hussa, Jayson Jones, Jill Jones, Ross Knox and Patty Knox, Walt LaRue, Ray Lashley, Kenn Lee, Earl McKee, Guy McLean, Buster McLaury, Gary McMahan, Wallace McRae, Larry McWhorter, Jake Miller, Chuck Milner, Waddie Mitchell, Michael Martin Murphey, Ken Moore, Joel Nelson, New West, Rich O'Brien, Glenn Ohrlin, Howard Parker, Diane Josephy Peavy, Rick Peden, Casey Peden, Shaun Perisho, Lorraine Rawls, Henry Real Bird, Tom Sharpe, Georgie Sicking, Jesse Smith, Marie P. Smith, R.P. Smith, Red Steagall, Gail Steiger, Colen Sweeten, Ian Tyson, Andy Wilkinson, Jack Walther, Bill Wood, Paul Zarzyski
4 1 Seventeenth Cowboy Poetry Gathering 27 January-3 February, 2001
Item 1 : Brochure
4 2 Eighteenth National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 26 January-2 February, 2002
Item 1 : Brochure
(2 copies)
Item 2 : Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "Bottom Bales," John C. Dofflemeyer; "Oh Did You See the Ashes Come Thickly Falling Down?: Poems Posted in the Wake of September 11th," Steve Zeitlin; "The True West," Alvin Josephy
  • Poems: "One More Shipping Day," Wallace McRae
  • Participants: J.B. Allen, Eli Barsi, Mike Beck, Virginia Bennett, Lavern "Straw" Berry, Baxter Black, Dale Bruson, Ross Burson, Brittany Burson, Laurie Wagner Buyer, Vincent Craig, Stephanie Davis, Lyn DeNaeyer-Messersmith, John Dofflemeyer, Carolyn Dufurrena, Carmel Dunn, Don Edwards, Sharon Glenn , George Thompson, Peggy Godfrey, R.W. Hampton, Sunny Hancock, Andy Hedges, Don Hedgpeth, Brenn Hill, Linda Hussa, Chris Isaacs, Max Labry, Ray Lashley, Mike Logan, Wally McRae, Larry McWhorter, Waddie Mitchell, Michael Martin Murphey, Joel Nelson, Rod Nelson, New West, Rich O'Brien, Glenn Ohrlin, Diane Josephy Peavey, Casey Peden, Rick Peden, Tom Perlman, Shadd Piehl, Ken Raba, Lorraine Rawls, Henry Real Bird, Pat Richardson, Randy Rieman, Echo Roy, Tom Russell, David "Red Boy" Schildt, Larry Schutte, Jesse Smith, R.P. Smith, Sourdough Slim, Dave Stamey, Gail Steiger, Kent Stockton, Syd Masters and the Swing Riders, Milton Taylor, Ian Tyson, Clarence Wager, Lucky Whipple, Bill Wood, C.R. Wood, Wylie Gustafson, Paul Zarzyski
4 3 Nineteenth Cowboy Poetry Gathering 25 January-1 February, 2003
Item 1 : Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles: "Here's to the Horses," Don Hedgpeth; "20,000 Years of the Horse in Art," Teresa Jordan
  • Poems: "A Good One," Wylie Gustafson
  • Participants: J.B. Allen, Oscar Auker, Jesse Ballantyne, Sally Harper Bates, Virginia Bennett, Baxter Black, Dave Bourne, Ross Burson, Dale Burson, Brittany Burson, Laurie Wagner Buyer, E.T. Collinsworth, Doris Daley, Junior Daugherty, Kevin Davis, John Dofflemeyer, Carolyn Dufurrena, Carmel Dunn, Don Edwards, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Richard Elloyan, Guy Gillette, Pipp Gillette, Frank Gleeson, DW Groethe, Sunny Hancock, Linda Hasselstrom, Andy Hedges, Don Hedgpeth, Brenn Hill, Yvonne Hollenbeck, Linda Hussa, Ross Knox, Guy Logsdon, Deanna McCall, Rusty McCall, Wally McRae, Larry McWhorter, Chuck Milner, Waddie Mitchell, Katy Moffatt, Michael Martin Murphey, Joel Nelson, Glenn Ohrlin, Diane Josephy Peavey, Lorraine Rawls & the Tack House Band, Pat Richardson, Randy Rieman, Tom Russell, Andrew Hardin, Georgie Sicking, Jesse Smith, Dave Stamey, Red Steagall, Gail Steiger, Colen Sweeten, Milton Taylor, Vigilante Theater Company, David Wilkie & Cowboy Celtic, Wylie and the Wild West, Paul Zarzyski
4 4 Twentieth National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 24-28 January, 2004
Item 1 : Schedule
Item 2 : 2004 National Awards for Museum & Library Service
4 5 21st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 22-29 January, 2005
Item 1: Brochure
Item 2: Schedule
(2 copies)
Item 3: Photographs
Item 4: Program
includes
  • Articles: "The Cowboys of the Americas"; "Sawdust Poetry," Gregory Martin; "Urban Rural Divide: Caught in the Middle," Dr. Patricia Limerick; "Grupo Cimarron and its Music," Daniel Sheehy and Carlos Rojas Hernandez; "Finding Deep West," Darcy Minter.
  • Poems: "Urban Daughter," Wally McRae.
  • Participants: J.B. Allen, Oscar Jake Auker, Jesse Ballantyne, Lavern "Straw" Berry, Dave Bourne, Jim Brooke, Riata Brown, The Burson Family, Walter "Bimbo" Cheney, Rusty Christensen, Rick "Sourdough Slim" Crowder, Stephanie Davis, Duane Dickinson, John Dofflemyer, Elizabeth Ebert, Don Edwards, Dick Gibford, Gillette Brothers, Frank Gleeson, D.W. Groethe, Rib Gustafson, Melanie Hall, R.W. Hampton, Andrew Hardin, Linda M. Hasselstrom, Bill Hearne, Chris Isaacs, Jim King, Echo Roy Klaproth, Ross Knox, Ray Lashley, Corb Lund, Grant Siemens, Deanna McCall, Rusty McCall, Katherine McCall-Owens, Wally McRae, Hallie Milner, Chuck Milner, Cody Milner, Waddie Mitchell, Dawn Moon, Michael Moon, Jane Morton, Michael Martin Murphey, Joel Nelson, Rodney Nelson, Glenn Ohrlin, Gwen Peterson, Joey McKenzie, Sophia Quebe, Sherry McKenzie, Hulda Quebe, Grace Quebe, Mark Abbott, Vess Quinlan, Henry Real Bird, Pat Richardson, Randy Rieman, Dan Roberts, Tom Russell, Larry Schutte, Jesse Smith, Gail Steiger, Ian Tyson, Jack Walther, Dick Warwick, Bill Wood, Wylie and the Wild West, Paul Zarzyski.
4 6 22nd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 28 January - 4 February 2006
Item 1 : Program
includes
  • Articles: "Gauchos of the Pampas," Charlie Seemann; "The Voice of the Motherland: Jose Hernandez The Gaucho Martin Fierro," Maria Rosa Oliveria-Williams; "From Astoria, Oregon to Elko, Nevada and Back," Jon Broderick; "Why We Write About Cowboys,"Paul F. Starrs;
  • Poems: First line "I'm a bull in my corral and-a bigger one in someone else's," Martin Fierro; "A Better Job," J. B. Allen
  • Participants: Luiz Carlos Borges, Renato Borghetti, Armando Deferrari, Pablo Lozano, Jon Broderick, Dave Densmore, Wesley "Geno" Leech, John van Amerongen, Mary Abbott, Virginia Bennett, Baxter Black, Dave Bourne, Jerry Brooks, Gail T. Burton, Kip Calahan, Bob Campbell, Cowboy Celtic, Raphael Cristy, Rick "Sourdough Slim" Crowder, Doris Daley, Robert Douglas, Carolyn Dufurrena, Don Edwards, Tammy Gislason, Frank Gleeson, Yvonne Hollenbeck, Whit Smith's Hot Jazz Caravan, Jess Howard, Linda Hussa, Chuck Larson, Stetson Mangum, Wallace McRae, Waddie Mitchell, Michael Martin Murphey, Curly Musgrave, Joel Nelson, Rodney Nelson, Glenn Ohrlin, Ray Owens, Jean Prescott, The Quebe Sisters, Pat Richardson, Riders in the Sky, Randy Rieman, Tom Russell, Jesse Smith, Jay Snider, Gail Steiger, Colen H. Sweeten Jr., Dallas "Nevada Slim" Turner, Brooke Ryan Turner, Ian Tyson, Dick Warwick, Wylie and the Wild West, Paul Zarzyski
4 7 23rd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 27 January - 3 February 2007
Item 1 : Program
includes
  • Articles: "Meanwhile Back at the Ranch . . .," John Dofflemyer; "Riders of the Future Range," Richard Louv; "Stories," Judy Blunt; "Cowboys of France: Gardians of the Camargue," Lorraine d'Entremont Rawls; Cowboy Poet: Bruce Kiskaddon," Bill Siems; "24th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, January 26 to February 2, 2008: Reverence for the Land: Bringing People Together Across Borders," Meg Glaser
  • Participants: Julio Cesar Romero, Julio Miguel Romero, Lucas Romero, Patrick and Estelle Laurent, Martin Giocoechea, Jesus Goni, Sharon O'Toole, Mick Lucey, Oscar Auker, Bar J Wranglers, Baxter Black, Dave Bourne, Jerry Brooks, Bimbo Cheney, Ken Cook, Doris Daley, Stephanie Davis, John Dofflemyer, Don Edwards, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Trudy Fair, Leon Flick, Dennis Gaines, The Gimbles, Skip Gorman and Connie Dover, D.W. Groethe, Alice Hancock, Yvonne Hollenbeck, Linda Hussa, Jill Jones and The Lone Star Chorale, Ross Knox, Stephen Lindsey, Lowell Long, Gary McMahan, Wallace McRae, Dawn and Michael Moon, Clark Morris, Michael Martin Murphey, Joel Nelson, Rodney Nelson, Glenn Ohrlin, J. Parson, Bob Petermann, Lorraine d'Entremont Rawls, Henry Real Bird, Pat Richardson, Randy Rieman, Ringling 5, Georgie Sicking, Sandy Seaton, Jesse Smith, Jay Snider, Dave Stamey, Rhonda Sedgwick Stearns, Gail Steiger, Colen H. Sweeten Jr., Milton Taylor, Ian Tyson, Jack Walther, Wylie and the Wild West, Paul Zarzyski
5 1 24rd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 26 January - 2 February 2008
Item 1: Schedule
Item 2 : Program
includes
  • Articles: "The Rugged, Beautiful World of the Sonoran Vaquero," James S. Griffith; "Recowboyin' the West," Dan Dagget; "Performing Identity: Vaqueros, Charros and Cowboys," Norma Cantú
  • Poems (Corridos): "El Moro de Cumpas;" "Ruby Mountains," Jack Walther
  • Participants: Don Adalberto, Cruz Alvarez, Jesús Manuel García, Pablo y su Ventarrón Norteño, Ivan and Martha Aguirre, Banda Orquesta Hermanos Rivera, Gerardo Barca, KUT, Oscar Auker, Baxter Black, Dave Bourne, Adrian Brannan, Jerry Brooks, Riata Brown, Cow Bop, Vince Crofts and Mindi Reid, Rick "Sourdough Slim" Crowder, Doris Daley, Jay Dalton, Stephanie Davis, John Dofflemyer, Don Edwards, Juni Fisher, Dick Gibford, The Gillette Brothers, Sharon Glenn, D.W. Groethe, Jennifer Haig, R. W. Hampton, Joni Harms, Don Hedgpeth, Brenn Hill, Yvonne Hollenbeck, Linda Kirkpatrick, Echo Klaproth, Ross Knox, Mike Logan, Bill Lowman, Ginny Mac, Dylan Marchetti, Rusty McCall, Wallace McRae, Waddie Mitchell, Clark Morris, Andy Nelson, Joel Nelson, Rodney Nelson, New Frontier, Glenn Ohrlin, The Quebe Sisters, Vess Quinlan, Henry Real Bird, Pat Richardson, Randy Rieman, Kent Rollins, Tom Russell, Bob Schild, Sandy Seaton, Georgie Sicking, Jesse Smith, Sons and Brothers Band, Red Steagall, Milton Taylor, Diane Tribitt, Ian Tyson, Jack Walther, Wylie and the Wild West, Paul Zarzyski
5 2 25th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 24-31 January 2009
Item 1: Schedule
(2 copies)
Item 2: Program
includes
  • Articles: "Welcome to the Silver Anniversary of the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering," Charlie Seemann; "Capturing Creation: Poetry in Daily Life," Dick Gibford, Linda Hasselstrom, Glenn Ohrlin, Peggy Godfrey, Bill Lowman; "Rural America: Gone but not Forgotton," Sandra Day O'Connor; "Cowboy Citizen Poet," Kim Stafford; "Cowboy Poetry in 2009," Hal Cannon;
  • Poems: "One Sweet mornin' long ago," Linda Hasselstrom; "Crocus," "Ask Me," Peggy Godfrey; "Is There Ah Cat House On Mars," Bill Lowman; "Red Scarf," Hand Real Bird.
  • Participants: Adrian, Oscar Auker,Baxter Black, Dave Bourne, The Burson Family, Jerry Brooks, Jon Chandler and teh Wichitones, Bimbo Cheney, Bob Christensen, E.T. Collingsworth, Cowboy Celtic, Doris Daley, Jay Dalton, Duane Dickinson, John Dofflemyer, Carolyn Dufurrena, Elizabeth Ebert, Don Edwards, Leon Flick, Dick Gibford, Janice Gilbertson, The Gillette Brothers, Peggy Godfrey, Skip Gorman & Connie Dover, , D.W. Groethe, R. W. Hampton,Linda Hasselstrom, Andy Hedges, Don Hedgpeth, Yvonne Hollenbeck, HOt Club of Cowtown, Jess Howard, Yula Sue Hunting, Linda Hussa, Chris Isaacs, Teresa Jordan, Echo Klaproth, Ross Knox, Ray Lashley, Bill Lowman, Corb Lund, Rusty McCall, Betty Lynne McCarthy, Wallace McRae, Lyn Messersmith, Waddie Mitchell, Clark Morris, Michael Martin Murphey, Joel Nelson, Rodney Nelson, Kay Kelley Nowell, Glenn Ohrlin, The Quebe Sisters, Vess Quinlan, Henry Real Bird, Duane Reece, Pat Richardson, Riders In The Sky, Randy Rieman, Tom Russell, Bob Schild, Georgie Sicking, Sourdough Slim, Jesse Smith, Dave Stamey, Gail Steiger, Kent Stockton, Milton Taylor, Ian Tyson, Jack Walther, Bill Wood, Wylie and the Wild West, Paul Zarzyski
Item 3: Brochure
5 3 26th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 23-30 January 2010
Item 1: Schedule
Item 2: Program
includes
  • Articles: "Florida Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries of Tradition," Bob Stone; "Zydeco Trail Ride: Creole Cowboys at Work and Play," Nick Spitzer; "Many Ghosts in Mind," Henry Real Bird
  • Poems:"Wild Words," John Dofflemyer
  • Participants: Adrian, Mike Beck, Baxter Black, Marty Blocker, Dave Bourne, Jerry Brooks, Walter "Bimbo" Cheney, Cowboy Celtic, Doris Daley, Stephanie Davis, John Dofflemyer, Ray Doyle, Elizabeth Ebert, Don Edwards, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Richard Elloyan, Leon Flick, Dennis Gaines, Dick Gibford, Janice Gilbertson, DW Groethe, R. W. Hampton, Carol Heuchan, Brenn Hill, Yvonne Hollenbeck, Linda Hussa, Linda Kirkpatrick, Ross Knox, Corb Lund and the Hurtin' Albertans, Liz Masterson, Wallace McRae, Denise McRea, Lyn Messersmith, Waddie Mitchell, Jane Morton, Michael Martin Murphey, Andy Nelson, Joel Nelson, Rodney Nelson, Glenn Ohrlin, Mike Puhallo, Vess Quinlan, Henry Real Bird, John Reedy, Pat Richardson, Riders in the Sky, Randy Rieman, Bob Schild, Sandy Seaton, Georgie Sicking, Jay Snider, The Sons of the San Joaquin, Dave Stamey, Red Steagall, Gail Steiger, Milton Taylor, Dianne Tribbitt, Ian Tyson, Miss "V" The Gypsy Cowbelle, Dan Wheetman, Andy Wilkinson, Cora Wood, Wylie and The Wild West, and Paul Zarzyski.
Item 3: Brochure
5 4 27th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 24-29 January 2011
Item 1: Schedule
Item 2: Program
(2 copies)
includes
  • Articles:"Herding in Hungary: A Thousand Years of Tradition," David Stanley; "Excerpt From Breaking Clean," Judy Blunt; "Horse Power," J. Edward Chamberlin.
  • Participants: Adrian, Amy Hale Auker, Baxter Black, David Bourne, Muzzie Braun, Jerry Brooks, Doris Daley, Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie, John Dofflemyer, John Doran, "Ramblin'" Jack Elliott, Leon Flick, Dick Gibford, DW Groethe, Linda Hasselstrom, Jessica Hedges, Yvonne Hollenbeck, Jess Howard, Mike Hurwitz, Linda Hussa, Ray Lashley, Ed Littlefield and Marley's Ghost, Bill Lowman, Corb Lund, The Marshall Ford Swing Band, Sid Marty, Gary McMahan, Wallace McRae, Chuck Milner, Waddie Mithchell, Rooster Morris, Michael Martin Murphey, Barbara Nelson, Joel Nelson, Rodney Nelson, Kay Kelley Nowell, Glen Ohrlin, The Quebe Sisters, Vess Quinlan, Henry Real Bird, Rusty Richards, Pat Richardson, Randy Rieman, Sandy Seaton Sallee, Sean Sexton, Georgie Sicking, Jay Snider, Sourdough Slim and Robert Armstrong, Dave Stamey, Milton Taylor, Ian Tyson, Clarence Wager, Dick Warwick, Dan Wheetman, Andy Wilkinson and Andy Hedges, Cora Wood, Joyce Woodson, Wylie and the Wild Westm, Paul Zarzyski
Item 3: Brochure
5 5 28th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 30 January - 4 February 2012
Item 1: Schedule (Presented by the Elko Daily Free Press)
Item 2: Program
includes
  • Articles:"The Western Myth vs. Reality," Barry Corbin; "Wilderness and Working Landscapes: The Lessons of Club Cabin," Thomas E. Sheridan.
  • Participants: Mike Beck and the Bohemian Saints, Baxter Black, David Bourne, Jerry Brooks, Ken Cook, Doris Daley, Stephanie Davis, John Dofflemyer, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Rolf Flake, Dick Gibford, The Gillette Brothers (Guy and Pipp), Skip Gorman and Connie Drover with the Weddie Pals, DW Groethe, Amy Hale Auker, R.W. Hampton, Carol Heuchan, Yvonne Hollenbeck, Hot Club of Cowtown, Jess Howard, Tim Hus and the Rocky Mountain Two, Ross Knox, Ed Littlefield and Marley's Ghost, Michael Martin Murphey and the Rio Grande Band featuring Pat Flynn, Wallace McRae, Waddie Mithchell, Andy Nelson, Joel Nelson, Rodney Nelson, Glen Ohrlin, Vess Quinlan, Henry Real Bird, Pat Richardson, Randy Rieman, Ronstadt Generations, Martha Scanlan, Georgie Sicking, Sourdough Slim, R.P. Smith, Jay Snider, Dave Stamey, Gail Steiger, Rod Taylor, Ian Tyson, Dick Warwick, Wylie and the Wild Westm, Paul Zarzyski.
Item 3: Brochure
5 6 29th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 28 January - 2 February 2013
Item 1: Event Schedule
Item 2: Program
includes
  • Articles:"The Butteri of Italy's Maremma," Drew Mischianti; "Endangered Species," James A. Galvin; "The Essence of Evidence-Based Horsemanship," Dr. Stephen Peters
  • Special Guests from Italy: Natalia Estrada, Drew Mischianti, Giulio De Donatis, Valerio De Donatis, Rodolfo Lorenzini, Marco Rufo, Francesca Prato, Gianluca Zammarelli. Participants: Adrian, Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs, Baxter Black, David Bourne, Cowboy Celtic, John Dofflemyer, Carolyn Dufurrena, Elizabeth Ebert, Don Edwards, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Dick Gibford, DW Groethe, Kristyn Harris, Andy Hedges, Jessica Hedges, Brenn Hill, Yvonne Hollenbeck, Jess Howard, Linda Hussa, Chris Isaacs, Ross Knox, Bill Lowman, Corb Lund and the Hurtin' Albertans, Mary McCaslin, Gary McMahan and Ernie Martinez, Wallace McRae, Waddie Mithchell, Andy Nelson, Joel Nelson, Rodney Nelson, Kay Kelley Nowell, Glen Ohrlin, Ed Peekeekoot, The Quebe Sisters Band, Vess Quinlan, Henry Real Bird, Pat Richardson, Randy Rieman, Tom Russell, The Saddle Cats, Georgie Sicking, Al Simmons, Sourdough Slim and Robert Armstrong, Jesse Smith, R.P. Smith, Dave Stamey, Gail Steiger, Keith Ward, Wylie and the Wild West, Paul Zarzyski.
Item 3: Brochure
Item 4: Schedule and articles on the Cowboy Poetry Gathering (Presented by the Elko Daily Free Press)

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SERIES II:  Posters

Located in POSTER CABINET 1: DRAWER 1: Folder 1

Description
Dates
Item 1: 1985 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
31 January-2 February 1985
Item 2: 1986 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
30 January-1 February 1986
Item 3: 1987 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
29-31 January 1987
Item 4: 1988 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
28-30 January 1988
Item 5: 1989 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(4 copies)
25-28 January 1989
Item 6: 1990 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(2 copies)
24-27 January 1990
Item 7: 1991 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(9 copies)
30 January-2 February 1991
Item 8: 1992 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(2 copies)
28 January-2 February 1992
Item 9: 1993 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
26-31 January 1993
Item 10: 1994 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
25-30 January 1994
Item 11: 1995 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
21-28 January 1995
Item 12: 1996 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
27 January-3 February 1996
Item 13: 1997 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
25 January-1 February 1997
Item 14: 1998 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
24-31 January 1998
Item 15: 1999 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
23-30 January 1999
Item 16: 2000 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
22-29 Jauanry 2000
Item 17: 2001 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
27 January-3 February 2001
Item 18: 2002 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
26 January-2 February 2002
Item 19: 2003 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
25 January-1 February 2003
Item 20: 2004 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster, 20th Anniversary
(1 copy)
24-31 January 2004
Item 21: 2005 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
22-29 January 2005
Item 22: 2006 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
28 January-4 February 2006
Item 23: 2007 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
27 January-3 February 2007
Item 24: 2008 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
26 January-2 February 2008
Item 25: 2009 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster: Silver Anniversary
(2 copies)
24-31 January 2009
Item 26: 2010 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
23-30 January 2010
Item 27: 2011 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
24-29 January 2011
Item 28: 2012 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
30 January-4 February 2012
Item 29: 2013 Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poster
(1 copy)
28 January-2 February 2013

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Subjects

    • Corporate Names :
    • Cowboy Poetry Gathering.  ( contributor)
    • Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
    • National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Cowboys--Poetry--Congresses.
    • Poets, American--West (U.S.)--Congresses.

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