Caroline Lockhart (1871-1962) Papers
"... was a newspaper publisher, writer of Western novels and stories, journalist, rancher, and rodeo sponsor. She moved to Cody, Wyoming, in 1904 and remained in the area the rest of her life. From 1919-1925 she owned the weekly newspaper "Park County Enterprise", which was renamed the "Cody Enterprise" in 1922. She authored several novels, including "Me, Smith", "The Lady Shepherdess", and "Lady Doc". She had cattle ranching interests in the Cody area and was credited with founding the annual Cody Stampede. She retired to her ranch at Dryhead, Montana, near the Crow Indian Reservation. The collection includes correspondence (1908-1960); diaries (1898, 1918-1942); ledgers (1941-1942); photographs, including four albums; manuscripts of articles and books; legal documents, including her 1953 will and a 1959 trust agreement; materials on the Cody Stampede; artifacts; and miscellaneous materials. "