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    • 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...
    • Don Anderson writing, 1959

    • 1959
    • Newspaper publishing--Montana.; Montana--Newspapers.; Anaconda Company.; Lee Enterprises.; Lee Newspapers of Montana.
    • unpublished manuscript concerns the 1959 sale of seven Anaconda Company newspapers to Lee Enterprises
    • 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...
    • Robert L. Hammond papers

    • 1877; 1878
    • Ranches -- Montana. American letters -- Montana. Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana -- 1870-1880. Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Correspondence. Hammond, Robert L., 1847-1879 creator
    • Robert Hammond papers (1877-1878). This collection consists of four letters written by John Hammond while he live on the Crow Reservation and parts of Custer County. All letters are addressed to his brother-in-law, Monroe G. Wheaton and sister,...
    • Thomas Cruse papers, 1879-1956.

    • 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; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956
    • Cruse, Thomas, 1836-1914--Estate.; Banks and banking--Montana--Helena.; Irish Americans--Montana.; Mines and mineral resources--Montana--Marysville (Lewis and Clark County); Mining corporations--Montana.; Ranches--Montana--Fergus County.; Sheep...
    • This record replaces NUCMC entry MS 79-349.; Personal and business papers of Thomas Cruse. Collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, financial records, legal documents, reports, and miscellany, dealing with Cruse's various...
    • Curley Meek narrative, [19--].

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    • Meek, Curley.; Titter, Herbert.; Montana Historical Society. Photograph Archives.; Oil fields--Montana--Cat Creek (Petroleum County : Town)--Photographs.; Petroleum workers--Montana--Cat Creek (Petroleum County : Town)--Photographs.
    • Oral history summary of Curley Meek describing a series of 1920 photographs
    • Jorgen Jorgensen family papers, 1921-1938.

    • 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938
    • Danish Americans • Montana • Dagmar.; Threshing • Montana • Dagmar.; Dagmar (Mont.) • Biography.; Jorgensen family.
    • "Boyhood Recollections: A Narrative of Homestead Days in Northeastern Montana"
    • 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.
    • 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),...
    • Montana State Board of Health Annual report, 1905.
    • Holter Family papers, 1861-1968.

    • 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; 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
    • Cattle raising--Montana.; Barbour, Marian Holter.; Barbour, Philip Richmond.; Hauser, Samuel Thomas, 1833-1914.; Holter, Anton M., 1831-1921.; Holter, Aubrey M., 1883-1945.; Holter, Norman B., 1868-1957.; Holter, Norman J., 1914-1983.; Holter...
    • "Pioneer Lumbering in Montana"
    • 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
    • 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.
    • University of Montana (System) records, 1915-1958.

    • 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
    • Howard, Joseph Kinsey, 1906-1951.; United States. Army. Students' Army Training Corps.; Eastern Montana College.; Montana State University (Bozeman, Mont.); Montana Study.; Northern Montana College.; University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.); Western...
    • Mary Sdipp-Shin-Mah reminiscence
    • 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 from Helen Piper regarding the 1935 Helena earthquake
    • 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 Cooney from Margaret Loughlin regarding Butte labor disturbances
    • 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...
    • Grace Lee Kellogg letter, 1891

    • 1891-11-15
    • Sheep ranches -- Montana.
    • This collection consists of a single, hand-written letter (November 15, 1891) from a woman in Willow Creek, Montana, named Jen to Grace Lee Kellogg, her friend in Massachussetts. Jen gives her condolences for her friend's recent loss of a daughter,...
    • Kessler family papers, 1865-1952: Box 16

    • 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916
    • Brewers -- Montana -- Helena. Breweries -- Montana -- Helena. Brickworks -- Montana -- Helena. Luxembourg Americans -- Montana -- Helena. Prohibition -- Montana. Real estate business -- Montana -- Helena. Helena (Mont.) -- Commerce. Baatz, Nick,...
    • Nickolas Kessler (1833-1901), a German immigrant, and his son Charles N. Kessler (1874-1957) were Helena, Montana, brewers, brick makers, and businessmen. Collection consists of six subgroups: Nickolas Kessler (1854-1900); Kessler Brewery...
    • Kessler family papers, 1865-1952: Box 11

    • 1915
    • Brewers -- Montana -- Helena. Breweries -- Montana -- Helena. Brickworks -- Montana -- Helena. Luxembourg Americans -- Montana -- Helena. Prohibition -- Montana. Real estate business -- Montana -- Helena. Helena (Mont.) -- Commerce. Baatz, Nick,...
    • Nickolas Kessler (1833-1901), a German immigrant, and his son Charles N. Kessler (1874-1957) were Helena, Montana, brewers, brick makers, and businessmen. Collection consists of six subgroups: Nickolas Kessler (1854-1900); Kessler Brewery...
    • Juanita Cooke interview, 1991 Mar. 27.

    • 1991-03-27
    • Avenger Field (Sweetwater, Tex.); Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.); Air pilots, Military--United States--Interviews.; Flight training--Texas--Sweetwater.; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941.; Women air pilots--United States--Interviews.;...
    • Interviewed by John Terreo on 27 Mar. 1991 in Helena, Mont., as part of the repository's 20th Century Montana Military Veterans Oral History Project.; Topics include her early flying experiences in California; her acquisition of a pilot's license...
    • James M. Willaims papers, 1891-1895

    • 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895
    • Courtship -- Montana. Elopement -- Montana. Jefferson (Mont.). Home Park (Mont.). Williams, James M. 1867- Williams, Margaret Frances Battle 1866- Williams, Elizabeth J. 1843-1915.
    • This collection contains five letters (1891-1895) written by James M. Williams. One letter is written to his mother Elizabeth J. Williams while he was at Jefferson, Montana. The other four letters were written from Home Park, Montana to his future...
    • Hezekiah L. Hosmer papers, 1848-1870

    • 1848; 1849; 1850; 1851; 1852; 1853; 1854; 1855; 1856; 1857; 1858; 1859; 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870
    • Temperance. Vigilantes -- Montana -- Virginia City. Virginia City (Mont.) Reminiscences -- Montana. Slade, Joseph Alfred, 1829-1864 -- Death and burial. Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Correspondence. Judges Montana.
    • Hezekiah L. Hosmer (1814-1893) was first chief justice of the Montana Territorial Supreme Court. Papers consist of a typed copy of a reminiscence; a handwritten biographical sketch of Hosmer revised by J. A. Hosmer, and published in Contributions...
    • Harold Bryant interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • 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.; Quarries and quarrying--Montana.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social...
    • 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...
    • Faye Hoven interview, 1982 Mar. 30.

    • 1982-03-30
    • Agriculture--Montana--Hobson.; Farm life--Montana--Hobson.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Winnett.; Ranck life--Montana--Hobson.; Ranching--Montana--Hobson.; Women--Montana--Hobson--Interviews.
    • Interviewed by Laurie Mercier on 30 Mar. 1982 in Hobson, Mont., as part of the repository's Montanans at Work Oral History Project.; Topics include her parents homestead south of Winnett before 1920; farming and ranching at Hobson from the 1920s...
    • 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
    • Charles Kennedy interview, 1982 Apr. 23.

    • 1982-04-23
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company--Employees--Interviews.; Copper mines and mining--Montana.; Labor unions--Montana.; Loggers--Montana--Bonner--Interviews.; Loggers--Montana--Milltown--Interviews.; Logging--Montana--Bonner.;...
    • Interviewed by Laurie Mercier on 23 Apr. 1982 in Dixon, Mont., as part of the repository's Montanans at Work Oral History Project.; Topics include his work as a logger and teamster in Bonner and Milltown from 1908 into the 1930s; his work...
    • 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
    • Alden Canterbury interview, 1987 Jul. 30.

    • 1987-07-30
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Dredging--Montana--Fort Peck.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Towboats--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • 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.
    • Charles Wong to Flora Wong

    • 1946; 1947; 1948
    • Chinese Americans--Montana--Helena
    • The Wong Family of Helena, Montana, were Chinese-Americans who owned a grocery on South Main St. Collection consists of letters (1948) in Chinese between Charles Wong (Wong Mingzhu) and Flora Wong (born Lee Jong Hai). The letters document the...
    • 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
    • Silver Bow County (Mont.) Sanitary Conditions report

    • 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912
    • Copper mines and mining--Montana.; Working class--Montana.; Labor disputes--Montana.; Miners--Disease and hygiene--Montana.; Mines and mineral resources--Montana.; Occupational diseases--Montana.; Public health--Montana.; Silicosis--Montana.;...
    • "Report of Investigation of Sanitary Conditions in Mines, and of the Conditions Under Which the Miners Live in Silver Bow County"
    • Flora Wong to Charles Wong

    • 1946; 1947; 1948
    • Chinese Americans--Montana--Helena
    • The Wong Family of Helena, Montana, were Chinese-Americans who owned a grocery on South Main St. Collection consists of letters (1948) in Chinese between Charles Wong (Wong Mingzhu) and Flora Wong (born Lee Jong Hai). The letters document the...

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