These collections document the region’s farming, ranch management, and agriculture activities from the early 19th century and forward.

 

Related Collections

Range Science Information System (RSIS)

RSIS is an academic peer reviewed annotated online bibliographic database.

M.L. Wilson Agricultural Photographs Collection

A database of images containing agricultural subjects and projects.

MSU Extension Service Publications

Online retrieval of early to mid-20th Century Montana State University Extension Service's Bulletins.

August "Gus" Ludwig Hormay Papers

A collection of personal and scientific professional papers of rest-rotation range-management system.

 

Manuscript Collection Finding Aids 

We have 81 collections.

  • 0003 Stone Family Papers, 1849-1984
  • 0012 John Marion Robinson Family Papers, 1866-1890
  • 0015 United States. General Land Office Homestead Certificate to William Chiesman, April 19, 1894
  • 0027 Park Poultry Producers Association Records, 1923-1941
  • 0035 Milton Simpson Collection, 1885-1942
  • 0054 Homestead Days, ca. 1959
  • 0096 Winifred Considine Diaries, 1918-1963
  • 0146 Dilworth Cattle Company Records, 1886-1909
  • 0154 Minnie Paugh Oral History Collection, 1964-1975
  • 0188 Olney Taylor Papers, 1882-1900
  • 0213 Montana Winter Fair Motion Picture, 1957
  • 0229 John L. "Lou" Wheeler Papers, 1920-1930
  • 0246 Joseph T. Brown Papers, 1887-1917
  • 0314 Newell G. Philbrick Papers, 1892-1923
  • 0331 Brewster Family Papers, 1907-1964
  • 0357 Ernest McCollum Diaries, 1908-1952 [microform]
  • 0368 Early Settlers of Salesville, Spanish Creek, and Cherry Creek basins
  • 0375 Theo Norman Diary Transcription, 1965
  • 0382 Alfred Myers Diaries, 1868-1891
  • 0385 Ed C. Brown Papers, 1912-1964
  • 0397 Francis L. Niven Papers, 1901-1982
  • 0408 Orson N. Newman Papers, 1879-1920
  • 0416 Cassandra O. Phelps Papers, 1914-1945
  • 0427 Carolyn Reynolds Riebeth Letter, 1966 January 28
  • 0428 Margaret J. Maclean Letter, 1964 November 22
  • 0447 Mathew Damm Diaries, 1915-1966
  • 0451 Chester A. Bower Diary, 1915-1918
  • 0455 History of Castle, 1966
  • 0504 Record of Events While Ranching on Billman Creek, 1886-1887
  • 0532 Abbott-Stuart-Matejcek Family Papers, 1894-1939
  • 0536 Castle Mountain Cattle and Sheep Company Records, 1871-1942
  • 0538 Muir Family Papers, 1915-1956
  • 0560 Gallatin Farmers Alliance No. 4 of Montana Records, 1889-1892
  • 0568 Willliam H. Reed Interview, 1967
  • 0587 Jesse R. Green Papers, 1910-1967
  • 0637 Mary Payne Cowan Diaries, 1890-1896
  • 0642 Victor E. George Reminiscence, 1968
  • 0643 Cowan Family Papers, 1893-1966
  • 0751 Hart Family Papers, 1835-1965
  • 0766 Thomas Brothers Day Book, 1881-1889
  • 0791 L. Christine Bliss Seamans Papers, 1907-1970
  • 0893 Reichman Family Papers, 1902-1944
  • 0914 Victor E. Geroge Diary, 1907-1931
  • 0932 Strode Family Papers, 1896-1969
  • 1057 I. D. O'Donnell Papers, 1884-1947
  • 1059 James Francis O'Connor Papers, 1937-1945
  • 1070 Pacific Northwest History Conference Proceedings, April 5-7, 1973
  • 1177 Walter Aitken Water Rights Case Book, 1909
  • 1368 Louisa Burton Ledger, 1889-1895
  • 1409 Warner Johnson Letters, 1889-1892
  • 2052 Paugh Family Papers, 1940-1966
  • 2056 Jesse G. Anderson Papers, 1914-1925
  • 2063 Oakley R. Jackson Papers, 1920-1945
  • 2069 Thompson-Wing Ranch Collection, 1915-1956
  • 2100 M. L. Wilson Papers, 1913-1970
  • 2101 Township plats for Gallatin County, 1934-1936
  • 2107 Beryl Stith Papers, 1883-1963
  • 2109 Helen Brooke Herford Papers, 1886-1957
  • 2111 Hobart D. Myrick Papers, 1901-1970
  • 2137 Karst's Kamp Guest Registers, 1908-1943
  • 2163 Tomlinson Family Log Books, 1852-1896
  • 2269 Dan Fulton papers, 1912-1990
  • 2300 M.L. Wilson's avocation of agricultural history
  • 2316 Arthur H. Post papers, 1920-1982
  • 2318 Montana agricultural statistics press releases, 1920-1982
  • 2336 WPA records, 1936-1942
  • 2395 Manhattan Malting Company. Records, 1895-1914
  • 2422 Ozro P. Davis papers, 1888-1910
  • 2437 Robert G. Dunbar papers, 1930-1986
  • 2447 Montana Beef Performance Association records, 1956-1988
  • 2451 August "Gus" Ludwig Hormay papers, 1900-1999
  • 2464 Winnecook Ranch Company records, 1882-1999
  • 2474 Kelly Investment Company records, 1915-2004
  • 2478 Philip Thorpe papers, 1875-1880
  • 2487 Mamie Ader Johnson letter, 1925 November 25
  • 2522 John T. P. Fletcher ledger, 1905-1909
  • Accession 00002 Agricultural Economics Department records, 1912-1949
  • Accession 00003 M.L. Wilson collection, 1935-1960
  • Accession 00021 Montana State University Extension Service records, 1912-1970
  • Accession 73039 Department of Agicultural Economics research project records, 1911-1963
  • Accession 75040 Harriette Cushman Extension Service records, 1898-1975