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Books Relating to Logan County

Books Relating to Logan County



The following is a list of known books relating to Logan County, Oklahoma. Bob and I only list them here, and are not responsible for their content.

Do you know of any others? If so, please send coordinator the information for inclusion here.



"Reflections of Logan County".

1997, Published by the Guthrie News Leader

96 pages of mostly photos.




Robbery on the Rock Island: The Tale of A Gun".
© 2000 by Jim Fulbright & Thurel Emerton
Mid-South Publications, PO Box 718, Goodlettsville, TN 37070-0718





William D. "Bill" Fossett is a man many have heard of but no one knows. After carving out a career as a cowboy, cattleman and peace officer in early-day Kansas, Fossett became Kingfisher's first homesteader during the 1889 land run. A frontiersman of long experience and without fear, he rose to the position of Chief Deputy and, ultimately, U.S. Marshal for Oklahoma Territory.
W.D. "Bill" Fossett, Pioneer and Peace Officer, brings to life the exploits of a man considered by Pulitzer Prize winning author Marquis James to be, "one of the great, though unpublicized, peace officers of the powder-stained Southwest; a man to mention with Wild Bill Hickok and Bat Masterson."
Contact: Jim Fulbright or
check here


"Santa Fe's Eastern Oklahoma Railway Company"
Joseph A. Cammalleri
Book One: The Stillwater District      


"Guthrie: A History of the Capital City 1889-1910"
Lloyd C. Lentz III
Published by:
Thirty Seconds Press
PO Box 248
Guthrie, OK 73044

"The First Published History of Guthrie, Oklahoma.                     


"Guthrie: A Guide to Historic Records 1889-1920"
Lloyd C. Lentz III
1980-Logan County Historical Society
This is the final report of Historic Records Project of the Logan County Historical Society. The records have been microfilmed. Most of them are available at the Guthrie Public Library with others at the Oklahoma Historical Society



"The Logan County History"
1978, Published by the History Committee of the Logan County Extension Homemakers Council, Helen Freudenberger Holmes (now deceased), chairman and editor.

This is a 2 volume set with volume 1 containing the histories of Logan County families who submitted the information to the committee. It is not comprehensive and the quality and quantity of information varies significantly from family to family. It is a very good source of information if there was anyone left of the family to submit family story. However, many of the early families are not represented because there is no one left in the area. Volume 2 contains a general history of the early years of Logan County. The books are no longer in print and used copies that are in good condition sell for around $500 if you can find them.



"Cowboy Flats, from Cow Country to Combine"
Written by M. C. Rouse.
Published in Coyle, Okla, 1972. 61 Pages and Illustrations.



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