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Billy the Kid (Collection on)
MS 106  
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Description
This collection contains newspaper clippings, publications, post cards, and photographs regarding Billy the Kid, born William H. McCarty, Jr., a late 19th century southwestern gunman whose fame dated from 1881, when New Mexico's governor placed a reward for his death or capture. The collection documents popular interest in the legend of Billy the Kid (pamphlets, comic books, post cards, clippings), much of it related to New Mexico tourism and regional identity, circa 1935-1965.
Extent
0.84 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections & University Archives regarding the availability of materials for research use.