These collections describe the local and regional Native Americans of the American west and includes information that dates from the mid-19th century and forward.

 

Related Collections

Indian Peoples of the Northern Great Plains

A collaborative online retrieval project between Montana State University campuses (Billings, Bozeman and Havre), the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, and Little Big Horn College in Crow Agency, Montana.

James Willard Schultz Photographs

A database of historical photos from 1859 through 1947 taken by author James Willard Schultz.

 

Manuscript Collection Finding Aids 

We have 34 collections.

  • 0010 James Willard Schultz Papers, 1867-1969
  • 0154 Minnie Paugh Oral History Collection, 1964-1975
  • 0282 Edith R. Furman Photographs and Scrapbook, ca. 1924-1954
  • 0411 Ethel V. Storm Narrative, ca. 1964
  • 0427 Carolyn Reynolds Riebeth Letter, 1966 January 28
  • 0541 Elizabeth Berger Swan Papers, 1967-1971
  • 0559 Charles H. Barstow Scrapbook, 1879-1891
  • 0573 John Stands-In-Timber Interview, ca. 1959
  • 0595 Starr School Fancy Dancers Photographs, 1955
  • 0650 Pondera History Association Files, 1955-1968
  • 0781 Alexander Leggat Collection, 1864-1964
  • 0825 Joseph Kipp Letter to Colonel Guido Ilges, April 22, 1883
  • 0918 James M. Hamilton Photographs, ca. 1918
  • 1041 Charles C. Moore Recording, 1961
  • 1126 Olga Ross Hannon Photographs, 1944-1947
  • 1184 Samuel O'Connell letter to Franklin Linfield, June 28, 1905
  • 2029 J.W. "Duke" Wellington Papers, 1876-1974
  • 2053 Lloyd C. Pickett Papers, 1934-1975
  • 2057 Merrill G. Burlingame Papers, 1975-1976
  • 2058 Edward E. Barry Collection, 1874-1977
  • 2059 Thomas R. Wessel Indian Claims Commission Research Papers, 1855-1979
  • 2073 Harry C. James Papers, 1938-1978
  • 2139 Plats to Accompany Schedules of Allotments on the Crow Indian Reservation, 1923
  • 2146 Crow Indian Agency Fraud Hearings Collection, 1876-1877
  • 2186 Jessie Louise Donaldson-Anne Banks Papers, 1922-1985
  • 2204 John G. Carter papers, 1855-1952
  • 2264 Oliver R. Howe papers, 1877-1878
  • 2307 James Willard Schultz letters, 1915-1916
  • 2432 Lucy Young Ford letter, August 8, 1877
  • 2457 Fort Assinniboine telegrams received, 1881
  • 2540 Charles H. Barstow letter to Rogers L. Barstow, 20 March 1888
  • 2548 Fort Peck Boarding School roster, 1888-1892
  • 2568 Joe H. Rawlins diaries, 1968-1997
  • Accession 85015 Verne Dusenberry papers, 1927-1966