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American West: Sources from the Everett Graff Collection at the Newberry Library

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This collection consists of Western Americana, including books, pamphlets, posters, ephemera, manuscripts, and other resources, documenting exploration, settlement, travel, daily life and representations of the United States west of the Mississippi.  Central themes include:

  • Borderlands
  • Native Americans
  • Mining and the goldrush
  • Outlaws
  • Pioneers
  • Agriculture and the Environment
  • Ranching and Homesteading

The material in this collection is extremely rare and often unique.



July 15, 2019