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    • 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.
    • Preamble, Montana Constitution 1889
    • 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.
    • 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"
    • 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.
    • 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 James G. Blaine, Secretary of State, from Julian Pauncefote, British Legation, with approved minute of Privy Council of Canada attached, April 6, 1892.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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].

    •  
    • 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
    • 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 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...
    • 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
    • Hosmer, H. L. (Hezekiah Lord), 1814-1893.; Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.; Vigilantes--Montana--Virginia City.
    • Scope and content: This collection consists of a typed copy of a reminiscence (n.d.); a letter from Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) discussing the death of road agent J.A. Slade (1870); copies of miscellaneous incoming correspondence (1865); Hosmer's...
    • 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
    • Sidney Edgerton family papers, 1859-1884.

    • 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
    • Overland journeys.; Egerton family.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Bannack.; Governors--Montana.; Vigilantes--Montana--Bannack.; Bannack (Mont.)--History.; Great Plains--Description and travel.; Montana--Description and travel.;...
    • Letter from Salish Chief Victor to Territorial Governor Sidney Edgerton asking Edgerton to keep white settlers out of the Bitterroot
    • Bannack Mining District records, 1862-1863.

    • 1862; 1863
    • Plummer, Henry Amos, d. 1864.; Gold mines and mining--Montana--Bannack.; Mining districts--Montana--Bannack.; Bannack (Mont.)--Politics and government.
    • Minutes of the miners' meeting in Bannack.
    • Emily R. Meredith papers, 1862-1867 and undated.

    • 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867
    • Meredith, Emily R. (Emily Robinson), 1836-1913.; Meredith, Frederick A., b. 1835.; American bison hunting--Montana.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana.; Miners--Montana.; Nez Percé Indians--Hunting--Montana.; Bannack (Mont.)--History.;...
    • Letter to her father describing living conditions in Bannack
    • Vigilantes records, 1863-1884.

    • 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884
    • Murphy, Con, d. 1884.; Outlaws--Montana--Virginia City.; Vigilantes--Montana--Virginia City.
    • The bylaws and official oath of allegiance of the vigilantes of Virginia City and surrounding area
    • Lucia A. Darling papers, 1863-1904.

    • 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
    • Overland journeys to Montana--Personal narratives.; Edgerton, Sidney, 1818-1900--Family.; Howey, Laura--Correspondence.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Bannack.; Schools--Montana--Bannack.; Women teachers--Montana--Bannack.; Women...
    • Scope and content: This collection contains one diary kept by Lucia Darling during her trip to Bannack (June l-September 17, 1863; typescript copies are also in the collection); an eight-page typescript reminiscence by Lucia Darling Park entitled...
    • 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
    • Henry D. Hauser Diary 1865-1869.

    • 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869
    •  
    • 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;...
    • Merchants National Bank records, 1865-1903.

    • 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
    • Brooke, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Coddington), 1822-1891.; Carter, Rodman.; Carter, Thomas Henry, 1854-1911.; Collins, Timothy E., b. 1844.; Content, Solomon, 1830-1870.; Dunphy, Elijah M., 1833-1889.; Gibson, Paris, 1830-1920.; Hanauer, Abraham,...
    • Merchants National Bank closure notice, 1897
    • Francis "Frank" Elliott Papers, 1866-1881.

    • 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881
    • Elliott family--Correspondence.; Skeffington, Joseph--Correspondence.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Beartown (Granite County); Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Virginia City.; Gold mines and mining--Montana--Beartown (Granite County);...
    • Letter to Father discussing conditions in Virginia City.
    • William Roland Sellew papers, 1872-1909.

    • 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
    • Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876.; Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925.; Sellew, Hansey Ann, b. 1817--Correspondence.; United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 5th (1815- ); Frontier and pioneer life--Montana.; Scouts and scouting--Montana.;...
    • Letter to his mother discussing railroad transportation in Montana
    • Edward W. Knight letters, 1882.

    • 1882
    • Maginnis, Martin, 1841-1919--Correspondence.; United States. Dept. of Justice.; African Americans--Education--Montana--Helena.; Attorneys general--United States--Correspondence.; Segregation in education--Montana--Helena.
    • Edwin W. Knight letter to U. S. Attorney General regarding constitutionality of law requiring separate schools for black children.
    • 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.;...
    • Reminiscence (1908) about his wagon trip from Missouri to Montana Territory in 1866 and later experiences raising sheep and cattle at Silver Bow.

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