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Fort McKinney (Wyo.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Geographic subdivision usage: Wyoming Fort McKinney Variant(s): Cantonment Reno (Wyo.) McKinney, Fort (Wyo.) Reno, Cantonment (Wyo.) See also: Fortification --Wyoming Found in: Work cat.: NUCMC data from Wyoming St. Archives for Osborne, J.E. Papers, 1893-1895 (Fort McKinney) Encyc. of historic forts, 1988: p. 860 (Wyoming: Fort McKinney (Cantonment Reno); depot est. Oct. 12, 1876 by Capt. Edwin Pollock, located 3 miles south of abandoned Fort Reno; became military center for control of Indians in the cattle raising country east of the Big Horn Mts.; abandoned on Nov. 7, 1894, the post’s buildings and a portion of the reservation were transferred to the state of Wyo.)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Guide to the Arthur Ernest Hatheway Fort McKinney Collection

 Collection — Box 296
Identifier: H71-26

Two printed affidavits by Arthur Ernest Hatheway and Attorney Charles H. Burritt regarding the former’s arrest at Big Horn City and confinement at Fort McKinney.

Dates: 1885

Guide to the Fort Fred Steele and Fort McKinney Collection

 Collection — Box 326
Identifier: H71-102

Aerial photographs and copies of plats of Fort Fred Steele and Fort McKinney areas.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1869-1969 (not inclusive)

Guide to the Governor John E. Osborne records

Identifier: RG0001.13
Abstract Records of Wyoming's Governor John E. Osborne feature the usual topics associated with the office. Notable issues include office inventory surrendered by Acting-Governor Amos Barber, use of state lands, US Commissioner of Immigration report on immigrants destined for Wyoming, abandonment and rebuilding of Fort McKinney, women's suffrage, Indians, and livestock matters. Proclamations, requisitions and extradition requests, rewards, petitions for pardons and appointment records are...
Dates: 1893-1895

Guide to the Wyoming State Archives and Historical Department records

Identifier: RG0260

Wyoming State Archives and Historical Department records as maintained by the Wyoming State Archives consist department administration records from the State Archives, State Museum, Historical Division, Historic Sites Office, the Centralized Microfilm Department, and the Wyoming State Library, Archives, Museums and Historical Board

Dates: 1949-1990