Mathew Hooks Scrapbook
Scope and Contents
Collection contains microfilm (C MSS Mflm7) copy of scrapbook with newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs; scrapbook compiled by Hooks.
- Hooks, Bones, 1867-1951 (Person)
Language of Materials
Material is in English
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.
Biographical / Historical
Mathew "Bones" Hooks, cowboy and horsebreaker, was born on November 3, 1867, to former slave parents in Robertson County, Texas. Hooks became one of the first black cowboys to work alongside whites as a ranchhand. Later became a railroad porter with the Santa Fe Railroad. He died in Amarillo, Tex. on February 2, 1951.
1 microfilm reel(s) (35mm)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Unknown donor; no date.Accession information unknown.
"Photocopy prohibited; original is at the Mary E. Bivins Memorial Library, Amarillo, Texas."
- African American cowboys -- Texas. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Cowboys -- Texas. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Hooks, Bones, 1867-1951 -- Archival resources.
- Microfilms Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Finding Aid for the Mathew Hooks Scrapbook
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
- Description rules
- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script