Indians of North America -- Montana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Daniel Webster Buck papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-3907
Overview: Letters and business papers documenting Daniel Webster Buck's service with the United States Army 8th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, Company E, from 1861 to 1864; position as U.S. Deputy Marshal in Montana from circa 1866 to 1874; and role as acting agent for the Blackfeet Indian Agency in Montana from 1873 to 1876. Included is a tintype photograph of Buck by an unidentified photographer, circa 1880, and a cabinet card photograph of "Hamillin" by studio photographer James Presley Ball,...
Carrington Family papers
Call Number: MS 130
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, pamphlets, printed material, scrapbooks, sermons, and other papers relating to members of the Carrington family. Henry Beebee Carrington (1824-1912) and his grandfather, David Lewis Beebe (1763-1803), are two central figures in the papers. Material relating to David Lewis Beebe, including essays and sermons, documents his religious duties in Connecticut and family concerns in Ohio. Henry Beebee Carrington material includes correspondence, a diary, a...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Carrington Family papers
Michael D. Heaston Collection of Western Land and Settlement Manuscripts
Call Number: WA MSS S-4086
Overview: Single letters, small groups of letters, and other manuscripts created by various individuals and assembled by collector Michael D. Heaston pertaining to western American land and settlement, 1846-1939 and undated. Letters discuss real property, economic conditions, and frontier and pioneer life in Alabama, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Texas. Some letters include pictorial letterheads with maps.Topics covered in the...
Dates: 1846-1939, undated
Thomas Howard Ruger papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2699
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, reports, printed material, and maps that document the military career and personal life of United States Army general Thomas Howard Ruger, focusing on his years in Montana, the Dakotas, and Missouri, 1879-1895. The collection contains significant documentation of the relationship between Native Americans and the United States government, especially the Lakota, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Arapaho, Crow, and Chiricahua Apache communities. Correspondence and records...
Dates: 1821-1958, bulk 1878-1907
Horace L. Scott papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-3642
Overview: Photographs, typescript reports, and other documents of Horace L. Scott as civil engineer for the United States Reclamation Service. Includes 240 photographs and 12 postcards in 3 photograph albums; 20 loose photographs and 2 loose postcards; 4 typescript reports with 69 photographs and 36 blueprints for St. Mary's Canal bound in, produced by the United States Department of the Interior; 3 printed maps of United States Reclamation Service projects and 3 printed topographical folding maps of...
Helen Howard Stevens and Sarah Martha Robinson Stevens Letters
Call Number: WA MSS S-4539
Overview: Collection of 115 manuscript letters by or relating to Helen Howard Stevens and her daughter Sarah Martha "Dixie" Robinson Stevens in Kalispell, Montana, 1902-1939.Early letters, 1902-1912, document the courtship of Helen Stevens and Jess Hayes Stevens, their domestic and family life, and the childhoods of Dixie Stevens and John Howard Stevens. They also include Helen Howard Stevens' experiences as a teacher and Jess Stevens' work as a lawyer, as well as the former's...