Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-1120
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, clippings and other papers relating to Granville and James Stuart and the early history of Montana. Much of the correspondence is dated 1916-1918 and consists of incoming letters and typewritten carbon copies of outgoing letters relating to information on Montana history, and Native American vocabularies. Principal correspondents include John E. Rees, Charles Kessler, William John McConnell, and Nelson Story. There are also short...
Call Number: WA MSS S-2437
Abstract: Nancy Tatnall Fuller's collection on Joseph Swift was acquired during research for her book Joseph Swift in the Wild West. Over 40 letters between Joseph Swift and family members from 1858 to 1887 describe frontier life in Montana, the gold rush, cattle herding, the Civil War, settler relations with Piegan Indians, and local news. Swift omitted mention of his friendship with the Plummers and Joseph Slade in letters home though his father commented on vigilante executions in Montana. Also...