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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
    • Ethelyn "Brownie" Mason interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Secretaries--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Women--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Fort Peck...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Fort Assiniboine records, 1879-1906.

    • 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
    • Armed Forces--Civic action--Montana.; African Americans--Montana.; African American soldiers--Montana.; Military bases--Montana.; Soldiers--Montana.; Fort Assiniboine (Mont.)--History.; Havre (Mont.)--History.
    • Scope and content: This collection consists of the records generated through the normal activities of a military post. Included are letters to the commanding officer re the Riel Rebellion, Canadian Indians, and other topics re the Fort and military...
    • Frances Logan Merriam papers, 1948-1972.

    • 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972
    • Billings, Gretchen.; Billings, Harry L., 1913-1990.; Christopherson, Edmund.; Gruening, Ernest, 1887-1974.; Mansfield, Mike, 1903-2001.; Merriam, Frances Logan, 1899-1993.; Metcalf, Donna.; Murray, James E.; Olsen, Arnold, 1916-1990.; Renne, Roland...
    • Letter from Simon Rae Logan to Clifford Davis regarding the Knowles-Paradise project
    • George Larson interview, 1987 Aug. 1.

    • 1987-08-01
    • 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...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • 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 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
    • 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.
    • 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.;...
    • Typescript copy of letter written by H.F. Galen to his daughter discussing his family history, December 31, 1896.
    • 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 Forestry Division Records 1896-1987.

    • 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; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987
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    • Scope and content: Records. 1896-1987. 30 linear feet. Records consist primarily of subject files (1940s-1970s) for forestry- and conservation-oriented organizations, state agencies, and federal agencies, and topical subject files. These files...
    • Alma Coffin Kirkpatrick reminiscence, [ca. 1910].

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    • Overland journeys to Montana--Personal narratives.; Coffin family.; Rosebud (Steamboat); Ranch life--Montana--Beaverhead County.; Schools--Montana--Glendale (Beaverhead County); Steamboat travel--Missouri River.; Steamboats--Missouri River.; Women...
    • Excerpt from Alma Coffin Kirkpatrick's reminiscence discussing her trip to Montana Territory
    • Page 2 Montana Secretary of State records, 1884-1972.

    • 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; 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; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972
    • Montana. Secretary of State.; Constitutions--Montana.; Montana--Politics and government.
    • Scope and content: These Secretary of State records consist of the original enrolled Montana constitutions (1884, 1889, 1972). RESTRICTION: Viewing of the constitutions is allowed, however, research use of the original constitutions is restricted...
    • 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.;...
    • Pages 2 and 3 of a letter from Thomas O. Miles, undated.
    • Montana Governors records 1889-1962.

    • 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; 1960; 1961; 1962
    • Ayers, Roy Elmer, 1882-1955.; Babcock, Tim, 1919-; Aronson, J. Hugo (John Hugo), 1891-1978.; Bonner, John W. (John Woodrow), 1902-1970.; Cooney, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1872-1935.; Crosby, John Schuyler, 1839-1914.; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore),...
    • Letter to Governor Norris from John Mitchell Chapple re: sketch of Montana for "Stories of the States" book March 4, 1910 and response letter and sketch, March 11, 1910.
    • Page 3 Montana Governors records 1889-1962.

    • 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; 1960; 1961; 1962
    • Ayers, Roy Elmer, 1882-1955.; Babcock, Tim, 1919-; Aronson, J. Hugo (John Hugo), 1891-1978.; Bonner, John W. (John Woodrow), 1902-1970.; Cooney, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1872-1935.; Crosby, John Schuyler, 1839-1914.; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore),...
    • Scope and content: Records consist of materials generated by Montana Governor's Office during the course of regular business.There are subgroups for each of the Legislative Assemblies from 1893-1935, including the Governor's correspondence with the...
    • 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 Quartermaster of U.S. Army, December 25, 1892.
    • 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 Governor Toole, December 1892.
    • 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 C. Power, Senate, from Department of State, April 19, 1892.
    • 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 James G. Blaine, Secretary of State, from Julian Pauncefote, British Legation, with approved minute of Privy Council of Canada attached, April 6, 1892.
    • 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.;...
    • Reminiscence (1908) about his wagon trip from Missouri to Montana Territory in 1866 and later experiences raising sheep and cattle at Silver Bow.
    • 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...
    • Society of Jesus Textbook 1900-

    • 1900
    •  
    • Scope and content: Textbook. ca1900. .2 linear foot. Annotated textbook entitled, "The New and Old Testaments in the Absaroki or Crow Indian Language". Created by a missionary of the Society of Jesus. [Use copy, original restricted].
    • Thomas Charles Power papers, 1868-1950.

    • 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; 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
    • United States. Congress. Senate.; Agricultural implement industry--Montana.; Agriculture--Montana--Societies, etc.; Automobile industry and trade--Montana.; Banks and banking--Montana.; Banks and banking--North Dakota.; Business...
    • Letter to T. C. Power from Samuel McKennan regarding the purchase of artillery horses by France, Britain, and Italy
    • U.S. Office of Indian Affairs Rocky Boy's Agency records, 1909-1917.

    • 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917
    • Wheat, Thralls W.--Correspondence.; Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation.; Indian agents--Montana--Correspondence.; Ojibwa Indians--Montana--Census, 1909.; Ojibwa Indians--Montana--Census, 1917.; Rocky Boy's Reservation...
    • Typescript copy of letter from Thralls W. Wheat to the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs, April 20, 1909 and Census of Rocky Boy's Band of Chippewa Indians of Montana by T.W. Wheat, April 8-14, 1909.
    • U.S. Office of Indian Affairs Rocky Boy's Agency records, 1909-1917.

    • 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917
    • Wheat, Thralls W.--Correspondence.; Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation.; Indian agents--Montana--Correspondence.; Ojibwa Indians--Montana--Census, 1909.; Ojibwa Indians--Montana--Census, 1917.; Rocky Boy's Reservation...
    • Tentative Roll of Rocky Boy Indians, May 30, 1917.
    • Walter Luse interview, 1987 Jul. 30.

    • 1987-07-30
    • 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 Dam (Mont.)
    • 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 clearing brush; his other jobs; the drilling business; and the slide...
    • 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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