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You've searched: Letters, Diaries and Documents from the Montana Historical Society

  • All fields: Civil
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    • Harry J. Rutter reminiscence, 1931

    • 1931
    • Cattle drives--Montana.; Cattle drives--West (U.S.); Cowboys--Montana.; Cree Indians--Missouri River Valley.; Land companies--Montana.; Ranch life--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.; N Bar N Ranch (Mont.)
    • Reminiscence (1931) by Harry Rutter
    • John Galen Carter diary, 1906-1926.

    • 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926
    • Carter, Ellen Galen--Correspondence.; Galen, Hugh F., 1826-1899--Correspondence.; United States. Congress. Senate--Officials and employees--Diaries.; Americans--Canada--Diaries.; Americans--Cuba--Diaries.; Americans--Europe, Western--Diaries.;...
    • Accompanied by a typescript copy of a letter (1896) written by H.F. Galen to his daughter discussing his family's history.
    • Carl H. Plumlee interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Montana Power Company--Employees--Interviews.; Montana State College--Alumni and alumnae--Interviews.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Dredging--Montana--Fort Peck.; Engineers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; New Deal,...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Clarence Crane interview, 1987 Aug. 1.

    • 1987-08-01
    • Construction workers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social conditions.; Fort...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Fred Michels interview, 1987 Aug. 2.

    • 1987-08-02
    • Grocery trade--Montana--Fort Peck--Employees--Interviews.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social life and customs.
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Helena (Mont.). City Clerk Records 1881-1918.

    • 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918
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    • Scope and content: Records. 1881-1918. 6.2 linear feet. Records of the Helena City Clerk consist primarily of records filed with the clerk, not records produced by the clerk. Incoming correspondence (1884-1918) is filed by year. Within each year...
    • Henry D. Hauser Diary 1865-1869.

    • 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869
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    • Scope and content: Diary. 1865-1869. .1 linear foot. The diary of Henry D. Hauser describes his train and stage trip (beginning in May 12, 1865) from St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia City, Montana Territory, via Atchison, Kansas; Denver, Colorado;...
    • James Montfort interview, 1987 Aug. 1.

    • 1987-08-01
    • Wilson (Mont.); Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Recreation--Montana--Fort Peck.; Truck drivers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.;...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • James Sanks Brisbin papers, 1850-1891.

    • 1850; 1851; 1852; 1853; 1854; 1855; 1856; 1857; 1858; 1859; 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891
    • Cattle raising--Montana.; Brisbin, James S. (James Sanks), 1837-1892.; Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888.; Brisbin family--Correspondence.; United States. Army--Military life.; United States. Army--Officers.; Crow Indians--Montana.; Dakota...
    • George Browning's report to James Brisbin
    • James Wiseman and Florence Wiseman interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Construction workers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Laundresses--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Jerold Van Faasen interview, 1987 Aug. 3.

    • 1987-08-03
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Engineers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social conditions.; Fort Peck...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • John Maxness and Leila McPherson Maxness interview, 1987 Aug. 1.

    • 1987-08-01
    • McPherson, Tom.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Taverns (Inns)--Montana.; Fort Peck Dam (Mont.); McCone City (Mont.)
    • Interviewed by Mary Murphy on 1 Aug. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include living in McCone City; Leila's work running a tavern with her first husband, Tom...
    • Martin Maginnis papers, 1864-1912.

    • 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912
    • Broadwater, Charles A. (Charles Arthur), 1840-1892.; Callaway, James E. (James Edmund), 1834-1905.; Clark, William Andrews, 1839-1925.; Cooper, Walter, 1843-1924.; Corbin, D. C. (Daniel Chase), 1832-1918.; Crosby, John Schuyler, 1839-1914.; Cruse,...
    • Charles Broadwater letter to Martin Maginnis
    • Montana Adjutant General's Office Records 1889-1959.

    • 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959
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    • Scope and content: Records. 1889-1959. 48 linear feet. This collection consists of five series: General Correspondence (1913-1959); Legal Documents (1915-1958); Reports (1916-1940); Subject Files (1939-1950); and Military Personnel Records...
    • Montana Council of Defense records, 1916-1921.

    • 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921
    • Dunne, Willis Francis, 1887-1953.; Templeton, Walter.; Rohn, Oscar.; Von Waldru, Eberhardt.; Montana Council of Defense.; United States. Council of National Defense.; Civil defense--Montana.; County agricultural agents--Montana.; German...
    • Chairman County Defense Committee letter to Charles Greenfield
    • Montana Council of Defense records, 1916-1921.

    • 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921
    • Dunne, Willis Francis, 1887-1953.; Templeton, Walter.; Rohn, Oscar.; Von Waldru, Eberhardt.; Montana Council of Defense.; United States. Council of National Defense.; Civil defense--Montana.; County agricultural agents--Montana.; German...
    • Eugene Carroll letter to State Council of Defense regarding P. C. O. A.
    • Montana Council of Defense records, 1916-1921.

    • 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921
    • Dunne, Willis Francis, 1887-1953.; Templeton, Walter.; Rohn, Oscar.; Von Waldru, Eberhardt.; Montana Council of Defense.; United States. Council of National Defense.; Civil defense--Montana.; County agricultural agents--Montana.; German...
    • Letter from F. D. Becker to Governor S. V. Stewart regarding the IWW, June 27, 1917
    • Montana Council of Defense records, 1916-1921.

    • 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921
    • Dunne, Willis Francis, 1887-1953.; Templeton, Walter.; Rohn, Oscar.; Von Waldru, Eberhardt.; Montana Council of Defense.; United States. Council of National Defense.; Civil defense--Montana.; County agricultural agents--Montana.; German...
    • Letter from F. D. Becker to Governor S. V. Stewart regarding the IWW, June 29, 1917
    • Eva Marie MacLean papers, [ca. 1930s-ca. 1970s].

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    • Dawson County (Mont.)--History.; Richland County (Mont.)--History.; Wibaux County (Mont.)--History.
    • The W.P.A. and I", short story and outline for future installments by Eva MacLean, undated.
    • Philip Gannon interview, 1987 Aug. 2.

    • 1987-08-02
    • Dam failures--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Engineers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck...
    • Interviewed by Rick Duncan on 2 Aug. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include his work as an engineer; the slide disaster of 1938; and recreation in the area.;...
    • Ruby Morton Martin interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Health facilities--Montana--Fort Peck.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Nurses--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.;...
    • Interviewed by Diane Sands on 31 Jul. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include her training and work as a nurse; health care facilities at the dam; residing in a...
    • Samuel Thomas Hauser papers, 1864-1914.

    • 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914
    • Barbour, Ashburn K. (Ashburn Kennett); Broadwater, Charles A. (Charles Arthur), 1840-1892.; Carter, Thomas Henry, 1854-1911.; Clark, William Andrews, 1839-1925.; Conrad, William G., 1848-1914.; Corbin, D. C. (Daniel Chase), 1832-1918.; Dahler,...
    • Andrew Hammond letter to Samuel Hauser regarding the city of Anaconda’s bid to be Montana’s Capital
    • Thomas O. Miles papers, 1892-1908.

    • 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908
    • Overland journeys to Montana--Personal narratives.; Toole, J. K. (Joseph Kemp), 1851-1929--Correspondence.; Weed, Elbert Durkee, b. 1858--Correspondence.; Canadian Americans--Montana--Silver Bow County.; Cree Indians--Montana--Silver Bow County.;...
    • Letter to Thomas O. Miles from T.C. Power, Chairman of Committee to Examine the Several Branches of the Civil Service. United States Senate, April 20, 1892.
    • Tom Mullen interview, 1987 Jul. 30.

    • 1987-07-30
    • Construction workers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dam failures--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Pipelines--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and...
    • Interviewed by Rick Duncan on 30 Jul. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include his work in tunnels and on pipelines; his job on a derrick boat; the slide disaster...
    • William Fly interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Clerks--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dam failures--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck...
    • Interviewed by Mary Murphy on 31 Jul. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include his childhood in Laurel; his clerical work on the dam project; life in the barracks;...

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