Reger Rodeo Papers

Monte Reger Rodeo Papers (Care of Virginia Reger)

Guide to the Monte Reger Rodeo Papers (Care of Virginia Reger), 1930-1950, 1970
2 inches
Location: 3E1
Collection #: MS 006
Accession #: 1997.027


Monte Reger was a rodeo announcer and entertainer. He is most known for his rodeo act with “Bobby,” a Long Horn bull.

The Papers features negatives, photographs, and transparencies documenting Monte Reger’s rodeo entertainment career. There are also advertisements for the Doby Springs Rodeo, and Reger’s act with his bull Bobby.

The Papers was originally processed in 1997. Due to preservation concerns the Papers was reprocessed in 2013 to current archival standards.

The Papers was donated to the Dickinson Research Center in 1997 by Virginia Reger, daughter of Monte Reger.

There are no restrictions on this collection. It is open for research.

Monte Reger Rodeo Papers, MS006, Box # Folder #, Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Box Folder Folder Title / Description
1 1 “Cowboy Songs and Poems,” by Fog Horn Clancy, undated
2 Doby Springs Rodeo advertisement, 1931
3 Monte H. Reger and Bobby advertisement, undated
4 Negatives of Monte Reger and Bobby, undated
5 Negatives of various rodeo events, undated
6 Photograph of the first National Rodeo Association meeting, 1941
7 Photographs of Jim Eskew’s Wild West Show, 1930s
8 Photographs of Monte Reger and Bobby, undated
9 Photographs of the Reger family and their rodeo acts, undated
10 Photographs of various rodeo events, 1930-1950
11 Transparencies of Monte Reger, 1970s