Montana History Manuscript Finding Aids

We have 293 collections.

  • 0001 Gallatin County, Montana, school district records, 1879-1961
  • 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
  • 0020 Lesley M. Heathcote papers, 1895-1964
  • 0026 H. H. Mitchell family papers, 1895-1951
  • 0028 William Gaddis papers, 1871-1885
  • 0031 Castle Hotel registers, 1890-1891
  • 0034 Grace Stone Coates papers, 1933-1960
  • 0038 Ferris family papers, 1874-1926
  • 0050, also Mss 171 Almon Spencer reminiscence, ca. 1904
  • 0051 Hazel Christiansen papers, 1962-1964
  • 0075 Malphus A. Switzer reminiscence transcript, 1964
  • 0076 Fannie Louise Davis Ennis speeches and essay transcripts, 1964
  • 0085 Alice Marie Kleinschmidt papers, 1865-1890
  • 0090 William L. Perkins ledger, 1870-1882
  • 0098 Margaret D. Walsh letter, 1903
  • 0100 McAllister, Mont., collection, 1860-1964
  • 0104 Samuel I. Gaskill wagon train log, 1878
  • 0107 Maynard family collection, 1933-1989
  • 0113 William H. Storrs diary, 1862 Jan. 21-1864 Sept. 27
  • 0124 Laura Brown Zook reminiscence, undated
  • 0127 Carl M. Yerrington, How Shall Montana Counties Handle Their Tax Deed Land? ca. 1937
  • 0137 Madison County Centennial Writing Contest collection, 1964
  • 0145 Charles W. Pomeroy papers, 1888-1915
  • 0147 Ralph Lumley oral history interview, 1964 Aug. 14
  • 0150 Mary J. Buzzell correspondence and photographs, 1910-1913
  • 0154 Minnie Paugh oral history collection, 1964-1975
  • 0170 Elizabeth E. Busick O'Neil reminiscence and family photographs, 1907-1939
  • 0172 James M. Hamilton papers, 1938-1969
  • 0178 Rattlesnake Placer Claim file 10386, 1912-1922
  • 0195 Leah Gillies Olson papers, 1905-1952
  • 0212 P. C. Waite papers, 1887-1959
  • 0216 Frank T. Kelsey papers, 1906-1934
  • 0217 Johnny Healy frontier sketches scrapbook, 1878-1900
  • 0222 Clarence L. Oliver reminiscences, 1964-1966
  • 0223 Alvin J. Lucke collection, 1893-1923
  • 0225 Sallie Raymond's diary for 1866.
  • 0244 Autobiography of James David Wood, ca. 1964
  • 0282 Edith R. Furman photographs and scrapbook, ca. 1924-1954
  • 0283 Samuel T. Hauser papers, 1862-1910
  • 0287 Fisher family record, ca. 1964
  • 0292 Mary Hunter Doane collection, 1881-1950
  • 0295 Madison County commissioners' records, 1863-1875
  • 0296 Eliel Brothers records, 1896-1931
  • 0298 Montana Institute of the Arts, Bozeman History Group records, 1948-1977
  • 0301 Ike Irish, the Placer Miner, Undated
  • 0308 Michael Langohr diary, 1899-1906
  • 0314 Newell G. Philbrick papers, 1892-1923
  • 0317 Big Hole Commercial Company cash books, 1907-1914
  • 0325 Campbell family papers, 1836-1899
  • 0326 Benjamin Dailey diary, 1866 July 26-Sept. 9
  • 0335 Ellen Louisa Gordon Fletcher papers, 1866-1910
  • 0336 Mary Redfield Lindsey papers, 1952-1965
  • 0339 Lou Stocking Stewart papers, 1871-1942
  • 0359 Doris Whithorn research files, 1963-1983
  • 0362 Conrad V. Anderson papers, 1954-1974
  • 0368 Early settlers of Salesville, Spanish Creek, and Cherry Creek basins
  • 0375 Theodore Norman diary, [18--]-1880
  • 0395 John G. Brown writing, undated
  • 0396 F.E.W. Patten diary, 1863 June 26-Sept. 27
  • 0397 Francis L. Niven papers, 1901-1982
  • 0404 Della J. Rowland reminiscence, ca. 1965
  • 0405 Francis E. Beall papers, 1880-1971
  • 0408 Orson N. Newman papers, 1879-1920
  • 0412 Walter and Martha Peoples manuscript and research papers, 1964
  • 0416 Cassandra O. Phelps papers, 1914-1945
  • 0423 David J. Bailey reminiscence, 1900
  • 0431 A.V. Howard narrative, 1926 Feb. 1
  • 0435 Gloria Mahlum musical scores and audiotape, 1964
  • 0436 Wallis Huidekoper collection, 1880s-1959
  • 0437 Anaconda smoke case defense negatives, 1910
  • 0441 Morris State Bank records, 1889-1928
  • 0442 Two Dot, Montana collection, 1900-1924
  • 0461 Enoch Hodson papers, 1881-1893
  • 0491 Ray B. Haight papers, 1911-1967
  • 0492 Report of Lieutenant Gustavus C. Doane, 1870 Dec.15
  • 0498 To the Pioneers of Montana, 1899
  • 0515 William H. White diary, 1876 Jan. - July
  • 0518 Richard D. Cotter papers, 1870-1878
  • 0522 Robert P. Smith papers, 1888-1950
  • 0524 Missouri to Montana in a covered wagon, 1898, ca. 1965
  • 0533 Gallatin County veterans service records, 1918-1965
  • 0540 The Maxey Mines, 1966
  • 0541 Elizabeth Berger Swan papers, 1967-1971
  • 0544 Mercy Jackson collection, 1927-1962
  • 0551 Bozeman Deaconess Hospital records, 1911-1968
  • 0552 Samuel D. McIlheny letters, 1862-1867
  • 0560 Gallatin Farmers Alliance No. 4 of Montana records, 1889-1892
  • 0561 Mrs. W.J. Beall scrapbook, 1867-1929
  • 0570 Golden Valley Historical Society organization committee records, 1966-1967
  • 0591 "Recollections of Homestead Days", 1968
  • 0630 Frank L. Benepe records, 1880-1893
  • 0631 Engelfried and Esler records, 1866-1889
  • 0632 Willson and Rich records, 1866-1871
  • 0646 Columbus Creamery Company by-laws, 1906 Mar. 31 - June 5
  • 0650 Pondera History Association files, 1955-1968
  • 0651 Willard Harris oral history, 1962 Jul 29
  • 0652 Koch family papers, 1831-1912
  • 0668 Andrew F. Bulreigh's Address to the Jury, April 26, 1889
  • 0669 Story-Work Sheep Company records, 1916-1919
  • 0680 John M. Bozeman collection, 1866-1965
  • 0708 William W. Alderson diary, 1864-1879
  • 0710 The history of the Huntley Project, 1959
  • 0730 Early Travel In Montana, 1906
  • 0736 Florence Isabel Penwell papers, 1882-1901
  • 0768 Madison County, Mont., Methodist churches scrapbook, 1872-1964
  • 0771 Thomas B. Brook photographs, 1870-1960
  • 0776 Brassey family papers, 1877-1929
  • 0777 Henry N. M. Rayner papers, 1852-1896
  • 0781 Alexander Leggat collection, 1864-1964
  • 0783 William Milnor Roberts papers, 1828-1959
  • 0785 Smith-Mendenhall family papers, 1858-1902
  • 0791 L. Christine Bliss Seamans papers, 1907-1970
  • 0798 Dorothy Floerchinger collection, 1864-1975
  • 0809 Robert A. Baxter papers, 1875-1893
  • 0811 Margaret Powell Kraenzel manuscripts, 1957-1960
  • 0821 Daughers of the American Revolution. Mount Hyalite Chapter records, 1920-1975
  • 0828 Three Forks (Mont.) Lewis and Clark observances collection, 1945-1957
  • 0849 History of Nelson Story audiotape recordings, 1967
  • 0851 Fort Ellis and Gustavus C. Doane collection, 1865-1930
  • 0857 Charles L. Anceney letters, 1888-1890
  • 0859 Livingston Anti-Merger Committee records, 1894 - 1980
  • 0866 John Jacob Benepe papers, 1874-1903
  • 0869 Lehrkind Coal and Ice Company records, 1910-1938
  • 0881 Advertising Card Scrapbook of Bozeman business ephemera, 1882-1900
  • 0883 Lemont A. Gates day books, 1911-1937
  • 0884 Mrs. Lester S. Willson papers, 1864-1920
  • 0891 Alderson family collection, 1865-1939
  • 0913 Clifton B. Worthen-James Fergus collection, 1884-1955
  • 0918 James M. Hamilton photographs, ca. 1918
  • 0925 John S. Mendenhall papers, 1857-1885
  • 0945 Caroline McGill collection, 1909-1958
  • 0982 National Forest Preservation Group records, 1970-1972
  • 0983 Mary Carey papers, 1871-1950
  • 0992 Bozeman Claim Association minutes, 1864-1865
  • 1000 Research papers on Bozeman Coal Fields and Gallatin City, 1951-1955
  • 1016 Gallatin County, Montana tax study, 1932
  • 1018 Willson Company collection, 1912-1951
  • 1026 Q K Club records, 1921-[ongoing]
  • 1028 Montana State Music Teachers Association minutes, 1927-1979
  • 1033 Helen C. Ewing papers, 1901-1971
  • 1043 Charles Kuhlman papers, 1896-1959
  • 1076 Davis Willson papers, 1861-1915
  • 1079 Bozeman Art Association records, 1943-1968
  • 1082 Montana Society of Engineers records, 1887-1975
  • 1089 Charles W. Cooley interviews, 1969-1973
  • 1104 George W. Flanders, Sr., papers, 1866-1975
  • 1105 Snaps in Middle Creek Canyon, ca. 1920
  • 1119 Charles W. Baker diary, 1864-1868
  • 1127 Montana Pioneer Memorial Essay Contest entries, 1964
  • 1131 O.P. Balgord papers, 1944-1962
  • 1137 Jeffers Family. Collection, 1868-1975
  • 1146 Gallatin County Bicentennial Oral History Project collection, 1974-1976
  • 1169 Miles family papers, 1868-1901
  • 1172 The history of a bridle, ca. 1900
  • 1198 Harold Keith collection of book leaves
  • 1228 The Sweet Pea Carnivals of Bozeman, Montana
  • 1230 Colter route and map correspondence, 1944-1952
  • 1249 A Pioneer Tale, January 1954
  • 1250 Walter Cooper and Eugene F. Bunker papers, 1886-1956
  • 1253 Harriette Eliza Cushman papers, 1893-1978
  • 1267 Life of Rudy Christianson : typescript, 1978
  • 1314 Annemarie Burger letters, 1951-1953
  • 1332 Edna Tracy White papers, 1869-1969
  • 1346 David DeMuth photographs, 1910-1913
  • 1348 Montana Dictations (Gallatin County), 1884-1885
  • 1349 Camp Rimini Oral History collection, 1982-1983
  • 1358 John Moore Waters papers, 1851-1885
  • 1360 Letter to respected friends, 1880 August 17
  • 1365 David B. Christie family letters, 1883-1920
  • 1368 Louisa Burton ledger, 1889-1895
  • 1377 Charlotte Stowe autobiography, 1960
  • 1392 John J. Powers papers, 1937-1952
  • 1396 Martha Roe diary, 1864 May 4-Sept. 8
  • 1407 Lester S. Willson family papers, 1861-1922
  • 1409 Warner Johnson letters, 1889-1892
  • 1411 Sadie Elizabeth Owen diary, 1905-1907
  • 1412 Nelson Story letter, 1911 Feb. 14
  • 2004 George R. Safley records, 1895-1915
  • 2031 Lawrence S. Heberle research papers, 1974-1976
  • 2051 Minnie Paugh Madison Valley research papers, 1964-1975
  • 2056 Jesse G. Anderson papers, 1914-1925
  • 2067 Parson's Grove Telephone Company records, 1916-1977
  • 2068 Thomas E. Futrall records, 1914-1929
  • 2073 Harry C. James Papers, 1938-1978
  • 2076 Carl Figgins papers, 1918-1936
  • 2083 Gallatin County, Montana, Sheriff's Office records, 1900-1950
  • 2091 Bridger Bowl, Inc. records, 1962-1978
  • 2094 Roy E. Huffman files, 1976-1981
  • 2095 Harry L. and Gretchen Billings papers, 1940-1984
  • 2096 Rocky Mountain Laboratory records, 1910-1966
  • 2098 James S. Spray collection, 1925-1956
  • 2101 Township plats for Gallatin County, 1934-1936
  • 2107 Beryl Stith papers, 1883-1963
  • 2119 John N. DeHaas papers, 1960-2004
  • 2121 Lucius Seymour Storrs papers, 1897-1906
  • 2129 Bozeman business collection, 1884-1911
  • 2130 Bozeman Post Office records, 1871-1912
  • 2131 Bozeman Weekly Chronicle records, 1884-1904
  • 2134 Hoffman Mercantile Company records, 1910-1922
  • 2135 Frazier House records, 1885-1921
  • 2136 Laclede Hotel register, 1889-1890
  • 2137 Karst's Kamp guest registers, 1908-1943
  • 2139 Plats to accompany schedules of allotments on the Crow Indian Reservation, 1923
  • 2140 Granite Bi-Metallic Consolidated Mining Company records, 1884-1919
  • 2147 Lillian E.H. Culver papers, 1893-1931
  • 2151 Bozeman Fire Department records, 1880-1962
  • 2153 Miles L. Tuttle reminiscences, ca.1928
  • 2154 Alpha Social Club minutes and Samuel Griffith diary, 1882-1891
  • 2163 Tomlinson family log books, 1852-1896
  • 2168 William Woodward papers, 1885-1936
  • 2184 William H. Tracy papers, 1866-1909
  • 2196 MSU Student Papers. Class papers, 1920-1976
  • 2209 Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company records, 1918-1975
  • 2210 David B. Lackman papers, 1933-1987
  • 2211 Gustavus C. Doane papers, 1860-1939
  • 2245 Merrill G. Burlingame papers, 1880-1990
  • 2251 Fort Ellis drawings, 1869-1873
  • 2264 Oliver R. Howe papers, 1877-1878
  • 2268 Bozeman City-County Planning Board records, 1883-1992
  • 2300 M.L. Wilson's avocation of agricultural history
  • 2301 Gallatin Valley Female Seminary, ca. 1934
  • 2305 Review drawings, ca.1950s
  • 2308 Montana city directory collection, 1890-1982
  • 2327 American history and culture [microform] : research studies by the National Park Service, 1935-1984
  • 2334 Esther Gaskins Price papers, 1931-1949
  • 2336 WPA records, 1936-1942
  • 2339 Patten family papers, 1895-1986
  • 2341 Oral history interviews of Slavic immigrants in Montana, 1987-1991
  • 2346 Richard B. Roeder papers, 1949-1995
  • 2354 Robin MacNab papers, 1944-1985
  • 2355 Sacajawea Audubon Society records, 1967-1988
  • 2367 A. W. Miles records, 1882-1997
  • 2369 Alexander Leggat pamphlet collection, 1863-1966
  • 2384 Virginia S. Burlingame papers, 1864-1989
  • 2393 Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce records, 1911-1997
  • 2394 Bozeman Trail Heritage Conference proceedings, July 28-31, 1999
  • 2395 Manhattan Malting Company. Records, 1895-1914
  • 2396 James A. Johnston papers, 1905-1915
  • 2397 Ellen Louisa Gordon Fletcher diary, 1859-1861
  • 2400 Bozeman Ministerial Conference records, 1892-1914
  • 2401 Sanford Daniel Reed diary, April 14-29, 1864
  • 2402 Hussey, Dahler & Company records, 1867-1876
  • 2406 Lilla Bogert letters, 1876-1877.
  • 2412 William G. Walter papers, 1902-1999
  • 2417 Mary Hunter Doane papers, 1860-1952
  • 2421 Hamilton Presbyterian Church records, 1871-1904
  • 2423 William J. Walsh diary, 1878 Oct. 5-1884 Feb. 20
  • 2425 Salesville Post Office records, 1887-1888
  • 2428 Raymond A. Mentzer papers, 1974-1979
  • 2432 Lucy Young Ford letter, August 8, 1877
  • 2437 Robert G. Dunbar papers, 1930-1986
  • 2439 Bozeman Business and Professional Women records, 1921-ongoing
  • 2440 Charles P. Blakely papers, 1858-1912
  • 2448, also MC 270 Montana Study research collection, 1943-1954
  • 2453 Cole family photograph album, [ca. 1915]-1930
  • 2457 Fort Assinniboine telegrams received, 1881
  • 2462 John B. Wisenall papers, 1862-1900
  • 2463 Virginia Bunker Barnett papers, 1941-1966
  • 2478 Philip Thorpe papers, 1875-1880
  • 2480 William Wallace McCrackin diary, 1903
  • 2488 Hamilton, Ballinger, Davidson, Bunnell, McAfee, and Weesner family papers, 1764-1988
  • 2489 Mitchell family papers, 1869-2006
  • 2493 Thompson family papers, 1863-1998
  • 2499 Discovery Mining Company records, 1916-1980
  • 2508 Lester S. Willson diaries, 1863-1865
  • 2518 Twin Bridges Post Office records, 1891-1907
  • 2519 Rochester Post Office cash book, 1904-1908
  • 2521 Madison County School District 11 records, 1871-1915
  • 2522 John T. P. Fletcher ledger, 1905-1909
  • 2531 Prentiss family papers, 1855-1987
  • 2545 Rodney Wallace Page family papers, 1881-1927
  • 2550 Montana biography vertical file collection, ca. 1920-1985
  • 2556 Bud Lilly papers, 1946-2003
  • 2561 Omega Beta photograph album, 1916-1923
  • 2566 Peter V. Jackson Papers, 1869-1928
  • 2568 Joe H. Rawlins diaries, 1968-1997
  • 2575 Henry O. Fortin scrapbook, 1916-1930
  • 2576 Sylvester Nemes papers, 1973-2010
  • 2577 Henry F. Keyes photograph album, 1899
  • 2580 Alfred E. Aiken papers, 1885-1890
  • 2582 Millard E. Peterson scrapbook, 1919-1923
  • 2583 Peter V. Jackson Papers, 1869-1916
  • 2590 Kenneth W. Karsmizki papers, 1867-2000
  • 2593 Drury L. Weatherhead diary, 1917-1919
  • 2594 Bob Jacklin papers, 1997-2014
  • 2596 Richard H. Clow family papers, 1864-1939
  • 2599 Eleanor Roberts Baltzell letter, July 9, 1924
  • 2600 George Suckley papers, 1853-1863
  • Accession 12001 University Pictures collection, 1893-1975
  • Accession 12002 montana State College, Office of the President, annual reports received, 1921-1968
  • Accession 89017 James Reid letters and photographs, 1902-1904