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Collection 2269 - Dan Fulton Papers, 1912-1990

Creator: Fulton, Dan, 1904-1993

Provenance Note: Personal and professional papers created or collected by Dan Fulton were donated to Special Collections in 1975, but they remained in his possession until 1992.

Historical Note: Daniel A. Fulton was born on June 8, 1904 to William and Bertha (Fluss) Fulton. He was named in honor of his father's friend and partner Dan S. MacKay. He attended public schools in Ismay, Montana and briefly attended Montana State College. From shortly after his birth until 1959, Dan called the Fulton Ranch in eastern Montana home. Dan's father William passed away in 1929 and at the age of 25 years, Dan took over management of the Fulton Ranch. At the time of the ranch's sale in 1959, the Fulton Ranch consisted of 60 sections of land: 53 sections deeded and 7 leased or under individual permit. Most of the land was rangeland and the Fultons ran both cattle and sheep. Dan's breeds of choice were Hereford cattle and Targhee sheep. In addition to managing the extensive Fulton holdings, Dan served in varying capacities in the following organizations: Director and Secretary of the Fallon Creek Cooperative State Grazing District from 1940 to 1957; Chairman of the Montana Grass Commission from 1949 to 1951; President of the American Society of Range Management in 1951; President of the Montana Stockgrowers Association from 1954 to 1955; President of the Montana Wool Growers Association from 1957 to 1958; member of the Natural Resources Committee of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce from 1954 to 1957; Director and as Vice President of the Bank of Baker; Director of the American Sheep Producers Council; member of the American National Cattleman's Association and the National Wool Growers Association. He also served on the Soil and Water Conservation advisory committee of the U. S. Department of Agriculture. After selling the Fulton Ranch in 1959, Dan served as Chairman of the (Montana) State Board of Equalization from 1960 to 1964 and he also worked as Finance Chairman for the U. S. Senate campaign of Republican Sumner Gerard in 1960. Throughout his life, Dan was an avid researcher and writer, publishing numerous articles and also a book entitled Failure on the Plains-A Rancher's view of the Public Lands Problem. In his later years, Dan traveled extensively with his wife Mary Ann to such places as Spain, Argentina, and Australia gathering information for Dan's continued research into the cattle and sheep industries. He married Mary Ann George on February 21, 1931, and they had 3 children, M. Louise, Dorothy (Dottie), and D. George. Dan Fulton died on March 22, 1993 at Sun City, California.

Content Description Note: The Fulton papers consist of correspondence of both a personal and professional nature, financial records both personal and ranch related; various records and papers dealing with the Fulton Ranch and its livestock production; research materials including correspondence, articles, newsclips, books, papers, and maps; personal memorabilia, scrap books, and photographs. The collection also includes papers pertaining to Dan's political interests, and a large volume of written work in the form of speeches and articles. Subjects covered in the collection include farming, ranching, various aspects of cattle and sheep production, conservation, land tenure, public land use, property valuation for tax purposes, predators (coyotes, wolves, and grizzly bear, homesteading, and early history of the Ismay, Montana area. Organizations such as the Montana Stockgrowers Association, the Montana Wool Growers Association, the American Sheep Producers Council, and the American Society for Range Management are also represented. Correspondents include various university staff members (particularly, but not limited to, MSU, U. S. Forest Service staff, and others associated with the cattle and sheep industries. Most of the papers in the collection arrived in a series of several alphabetic files, filed either by subject or in the case of correspondence, by the correspondent's last name or by the department or organization with which the corespondent was associated. Some newsclips and articles were filed by date of article only.In almost all instances the original subject/file headings used by Dan Fulton were retained. Some particularly large files were broken down into chronological order to make the material easier to use. Occasionally other internal subject divisions were used to break down large files for easier use. Loose materials were filed in existing files when possible. If no appropriate file existed, a new subject file was created. Newsclips and articles arranged by date only were placed in created subject files when possible in order to make it easier for the researcher to use the material.Photographs have been removed from files and placed in Series 8.

Contents

Series 1Personal correspondence, papers, records, 1928-1986
Series 2Fulton ranch records, 1912-1969
Series 3Research files
Series 4Politics, 1957-1964
Series 5Family Members ca. 1960s-1990s
Series 6Writings and Speeches
Series 7Biographical information
Series 8Photographs

Series 1: Personal correspondence, papers, records, 1928-1986

Personal correspondence written or received by Dan Fulton or his wife Mary Ann from persons other than family members; correspondence and associated materials pertaining to all organizations to which Dan or Mary Ann belonged excepting the Republican Party; personal financial records, and other papers/records pertaining to their personal life. For familial correspondence see Series 5. For Republican Party documents see Series 4.

Box 1
1. Agricultural History Society
2. Agriculture in the Great Plains Symposium-June 1976
3. Agriculture Research Advisory Committee-Eastern Montana Branch Station 1952
4. Allied Wool Industry Committee Bulletins-1953
5. American Cattle Producers
6. American National Cattleman's Association
7. American Radio Relay League
8. American Sheep Producers Council-Board Meetings and Minutes
9. American Sheep Producers Council-Budget, Budget Proposals, Contributions, Financial Statements
10. American Sheep Producers Council-Bylaws and Amendments
11. American Sheep Producers Council-Correspondence to Directors
12. American Sheep Producers Council-Correspondence to Directors and Delegates
13. American Sheep Producers Council-Correspondence to/from Dan Fulton
14. American Sheep Producers Council-Delegate Meetings, Minutes, and Agenda
15. American Sheep Producers Council-Delegate Names, March 29, 1957
16. American Sheep Producers Council-Directory October 10, 1958
17. American Sheep Producers Council-Other
18. American Society for Range Management-1956
19. American Society for Range Management-1957
20. American Society for Range Management-1958
21. American Society for Range Management-1959
22. American Society for Range Management-1960
23. American Society for Range Management-1962 to 1964
24. American Society for Range Management-Abstracts of Papers, 14th Annual Meeting
25. American Society for Range Management-Annual Meeting Programs 1947-1961
26. American Society for Range Management-History of, 1946-1949
Box 2
1. American Society for Range Management-History of, 1948-1985
2. American Society for Range Management-Journal of Range Management Correspondence
3. American Society for Range Management-Life Membership Certificates
4. American Society for Range Management-Programs and Proceedings 1st Annual Meeting,1948
5. American Society for Range Management-Program Book 38th Annual Meeting, 1985
6. American Society for Range Management-Rangelands 1975 correspondence
7. American Society for Range Management-Rangelands 1981 correspondence
8. American Society for Range Management-Rangelands 1982 correspondence
9. American Society for Range Management-Rangelands 1983 correspondence
10. American Society for Range Management-Rangelands 1985 correspondence
11. (American) Society for Range Management
12. (American) Society for Range Management-California section
13. Amundson, Marlene (MSU)
14. Anderson, Forrest H., Attorney General, State of Montana
15. Argosy Trailer
16. Aronson, J. Hugo, Governor of Montana
17. Altman Camera Company
18. Australia-Destinations (Travel)
19. Baden, John
20. Baker High School-50th Reunion, Class of 1940
21. Bank Reports etc.
22. Beef Production School, December 1957
23. Best 5 Montana Books Survey
24. Butler, Dr. William E.
25. California-Department of Motor Vehicles
26. Camera Correspondence
27. Check Book Register-1960
28. Check Book Register-1961 and Journal Voucher
29. Check Book Register-1962 to 1963 and Journal Voucher
30. Check Book Register-1964 to 1965
31. Coover, Darrell
32. Correspondence, Miscellaneous Personal
33. Customs Hints
34. Defense Bonds-Interest Tables
35. Destinations (Travel)-McCam, Dorthee
36. Dude Ranchers Association
37. Eagles, Fraternal Order of
38. Eaton Water Filter
Box 3
1. Elks Lodge
2. Endorsement Request-Western Regional Animal Disease Research Laboratory
3. Fallon County-Motor Vehicle Assessment List
4. Farm Management Meeting-June 1953
5. Farm Tax Problems, Black Hills Conference, Northern Great Plains Tenure Committee
6. Fishing and Camping
7. Ford, Sam C., Governor of Montana
8. 4-H Leader Award-1952
9. Fulton, Mary Ann (saved by)
10. Galusha & Meloy, Attorneys at Law
11. Galusha, Higgins, and Galusha, CPA's 1951-1952
12. Galusha, Higgins, and Galusha, CPA's 1953-1955
13. Galusha, Higgins, and Galusha, CPA's 1956-1957
14. Galusha, Higgins, and Galusha, CPA's 1958-1959
15. Great Falls Tribune
16. Great Plains Foundation Proposal
17. Hanson, Al
18. Hawley Mountain Guest Ranch
19. Helmet Valley Hospital
20. Holker, T. B.
21. Honorary Degree (MSU)
22. Huntley, Gene
23. Income Tax Instructions and Forms 1955-1956
24. Income Tax Instructions and Forms 1957-1958
25. Income Tax Instructions and Forms 1959-1960
Box 4
1. Income Tax Returns 1928-1934
2. Income Tax Returns 1935-1940
3. Income Tax Returns 1941-1944
4. Income Tax Returns 1945
5. Income Tax Returns 1946
6. Income Tax Returns 1947
7. Income Tax Returns 1948
8. Income Tax Returns 1949
9. Income Tax Returns 1950
10. Income Tax Returns 1951
11. Income Tax Returns 1952
12. Income Tax Returns 1953
13. Income Tax Returns 1954 & 1955
14. Income Tax Returns 1956
15. Income Tax Returns 1957
16. Income Tax Returns 1958
17. Income Tax Returns 1959
Box 5
1. Insurance-Lost Camera Bag
2. Insurance, Travelers (Aloha-Hemet)
3. Johnson, Ray G. (MSU)
4. Kline & Niklas, Attorneys at Law
5. Little International 1957
6. Little International 1959
7. McNally, Irvin L.
8. Mackenzie Post Office
9. Marquis-Who's Who
10. Mayer Glass
11. Medicare
12. Meilink Safe Company
13. Melcher, John, U. S. Senator
14. Miscellaneous Personal
15. Montana Automobile Association
16. Montana Bankers Association-56th Annual Convention 1959
17. Montana Beef Council
18. Montana-Department of Highways
19. Montana-Registrar of Motor Vehicles
20. Montana-School District #45Quarterly withholding statements
21. Montana-State Board of Equalization-Correspondence
22. Montana-State Board of Equalization-Miscellaneous
23. Montana-State Board of Equalization-1939
24. Montana-State Reciprocity Board Appointment
25. Montana State College-Century Club Membership & Pin
26. Montana State Extension Library
27. Montana State Normal School, Dillon, MT
28. Montana State University-Miscellaneous correspondence
29. Montana State University Endowment & Alumni Foundation-Big Sky Books, Failure on the Plains by Dan Fulton
30. Montana Stockgrowers Association-College Research
31. Montana Stockgrowers Association-Convention Name Badges
32. Montana Stockgrowers Association-Convention Programs 1934-1988
33. Montana Stockgrowers Association-"Cow Country to Cattle Capital" Diamond Jubilee Convention Play 1959
Box 6
1. Montana Stockgrowers Association-Diamond JubileeMiles City Star coverage
2. Montana Stockgrowers Association-Miscellaneous pamphlets
3. Montana Stockgrowers Association-Reclassification Committee 1949-1950
4. Montana Stockgrowers Association-Stock Laws of Montana
5. Montana Stockgrowers Association-Tax Study Committee
6. Montana Stockgrowers Association-Tax Study Committee
7. Montana Stockgrowers Association 1950
8. Montana Stockgrowers Association 1951
9. Montana Stockgrowers Association January-June 1952
10. Montana Stockgrowers Association July-December 1952
11. Montana Stockgrowers Association January-June 1953
12. Montana Stockgrowers Association July-December 1953
13. Montana Stockgrowers Association January-May 1954
14. Montana Stockgrowers Association June-September 1954
15. Montana Stockgrowers Association October-December 1954
16. Montana Stockgrowers Association January-April 1955
17. Montana Stockgrowers Association May-August 1955
18. Montana Stockgrowers Association September- December 1955
Box 7
1. Montana Stockgrowers Association January-March 1956
2. Montana Stockgrowers Association April-May 1956
3. Montana Stockgrowers Association June-December 1956
4. Montana Stockgrowers Association 1957
5. Montana Stockgrowers Association 1958
6. Montana Stockgrowers Association 1959-1961
7. Montana Stockgrowers Association 1963-1965
8. Montana Stockgrowers Association 1975-1983
9. Montana Stockgrowers Association 1984-1986
10. Montana Taxpayer Association
11. Montana Wool Growers Association-Convention 1957
12. Montana Wool Growers Association-Convention Programs 1946-1983
13. Montana Wool Growers Association-Notes and Resources for speeches
14. Montana Wool Growers Association-Ram Sales
15. Montana Wool Growers Association-Research Committee
16. Montana Wool Growers Association-Speeches
17. Montana Wool Growers Association-Women's Auxiliary
18. Montana Wool Growers Association 1937-1948
19. Montana Wool Growers Association 1955
Box 8
1. Montana Wool Growers Association January-June 1956
2. Montana Wool Growers Association July-December 1956
3. Montana Wool Growers Association January-June 1957
4. Montana Wool Growers Association July-December 1957
5. Montana Wool Growers Association January-March 1958
6. Montana Wool Growers Association April-June 1958
7. Montana Wool Growers Association July-September 1958
8. Montana Wool Growers Association October-December 1958
9. Montana Wool Growers Association January-March 1959
10. Montana Wool Growers Association April-June 1959
11. Montana Wool Growers Association July-September 1959
12. Montana Wool Growers Association October-December 1959
13. Montana Wool Growers Association 1960
14. Montana Wool Growers Association No date
15. Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph
16. National Beef Council
17. National Cowboy Hall of Fame
18. National Range Conference, November 1985
19. National Wool Marketing Corporation 1958
20. National Wool Growers Association 1952
21. National Wool Growers Association 1953
Box 9
1. National Wool Growers Association 1954
2. National Wool Growers Association 1955
3. National Wool Growers Association 1956
4. National Wool Growers Association 1957
5. National Wool Growers Association 1958
6. National Wool Growers Association January-May 1959
7. National Wool Growers Association June-September 1959
8. National Wool Growers Association October-December 1959
9. National Wool Growers Association-Convention Programs and Pamphlets 1948-1959
10. National Wool Growers Association-Miscellaneous
11. New York Life Insurance Company
12. Norelco, Montana Audio-Visual Aids
13. Northwest Union Trust/Norwest Capital Management
14. Panamaniacs
15. Paugh, Minnie (MSU)
16. Partners in Travel
17. Party Ideas
18. Payne, Gene (MSU)
19. Pelouse Manufacturing Company
20. Peterson, Roald
21. Planned Parenthood
22. Powder River National Farm Loan Association
23. Radio
24. Radio Data Sheets
25. Radio-500 watt Ham Transmitter
26. Radio Instructions
27. Range Research Conference-March 1957
Box 10
1. Repair/Owner's Manuals:Ford, Willies Jeep, Small engines
2. Rowland, Thomas & Company
3. Rural Progress Conference-February 1952
4. Russell, C. M. (Charlie)-First Day of Issue stamp
5. Scout, 1978
6. Sears, Roebuck & Company
7. Sheep Research Advisory Committee Meeting
8. Smith, Helen Huntington
9. Spain
10. Solar Heating
11. Southeastern Montana Livestock Association
12. Stucky, H. R.
13. Sun River Conservation Council
14. "Swift" Trip
15. Tax Receipts-Real Estate and Personal Property 1955
16. Tax Receipts-Real Estate and Personal Property 1956
17. Tax Receipts-Real Estate and Personal Property 1957
18. Tax Receipts-Real Estate and Personal Property 1958
19. Tax Receipts-Real Estate and Personal Property 1959
20. Television: Antennas etc.
21. Travel Memorabilia
22. Travel Memorabilia
23. Union Bank & Trust, Helena, MT
24. Union Bank & Trust-Deposit Slips 1963
Box 11
1. U. S. Chamber of Commerce 1954
2. U. S. Chamber of Commerce 1955
3. U. S. Chamber of Commerce January-June 1956
4. U. S. Chamber of Commerce July-December 1956
5. U. S. Chamber of Commerce 1957
6. U. S. Chamber of Commerce 1958
7. U. S. Chamber of Commerce 1960
8. U. S. Chamber of Commerce-71st Meeting Natural Resources Committee September 1956
9. U. S. Chamber of Commerce-72nd Meeting Natural Resources Committee January 1957
10. University Hospital, San Diego, CA
11. Van Note, Dr. William
12. W. A. Mitchell Agency-Correspondence
13. W. A. Mitchell Agency-Policies
14. Weber-Stephen Products Company
15. Westwinds Travel, Bozeman, MT
16. Willson, Fred S.
17. (The) Wool Bureau
18. Yellowstone Boys Ranch

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Series 2: Fulton Ranch records, 1912-1969

Correspondence relating to ranch operations, financial records, all manner of livestock records, and some articles directly pertinent to ranch management, livestock production, etc. Large ledgers and journals dealing with the financial aspects of the Fulton Ranch have placed in been boxes 33-36.

Box 12
1. ASC (Agriculture Stabilization & Conservation)
2. Air Force
3. Amateur Radio Station Log
4. Armour & Company
5. Assessment Lists
6. Blueprint Requests
7. Branding 1956
8. Bricker Realty Company
9. Brucullosis (Bangs Disease) and Bison
10. Bull/Ram Semen Motility
11. Bull Weights and Pedigrees
12. Bunkhouse
13. Bureau of Land Management
14. Bureau of Land Management-LU lands
15. Burghart Hatton Realty
16. Bush, L. W.
17. Carter County
18. Caton, D. E.
19. Cattle Sales 1931-1939
20. Cattle Sales 1940-1944
21. Cattle Sales 1945-1947
22. Cattle Sales 1948-1950
23. Cattle Sales 1951-1952
24. Cattle Sales 1953-1954
25. Cattle Sales 1955-1956
26. Cattle Sales 1957-1959
27. Cattle Sold at "Home"
28. Cattle and Sheep Numbers
29. Cattle Weights
30. Cattle Worksheets and Tallies
31. Chicago Feeder Show 1945
32. Fallon County
Box 13
1. Fallon Creek Cooperative State Grazing District
2. Fallon Creek Cooperative State Grazing District-Dissolution of
3. Fallon Creek Cooperative State Grazing District-Meeting Minutes: June 1940-July 1957
4. Farmers Coop Association
5. Federal Communications Commission
6. Federal Land Bank, Spokane, WA
7. Feed & Mineral Tags
8. Feeds & Feeding
9. Fransden, Niels(sheep)
10. Fulton Ranch-Balance Sheets 1943-1953
11. Fulton Ranch-Miscellaneous Financial Correspondence:IRS & State Board of Equalization
12. Fulton Ranch-Miscellaneous Financial Information
13. Fulton Ranch-Profit & Loss Statements
14. Fulton Ranch Company-Balance Sheets 1949-1958
15. Fulton Ranch Company-Profit & Loss Statements 1949-1956
16. Fulton Ranch Company-Trial Balance Sheets 1957-1959
17. Fulton Ranch Real Estate Listings
18. Fulton Ranch Sale Inquires
19. Fulton Ranch Section Map
20. Fulton Ranch Telephone Directories
21. Glidewell, G. E.
22. Granary
23. Grasshopper Problem
Box 14
1. Graybar Electric
2. Great Western Sugar Company
3. Handbook for the Operation of Montana's Cooperative State Grazing Districts
4. Home Heating Costs
5. Hughs, J. C. (sheep)
6. Inquiries for Hired Help
7. Irrigation
8. Knipter, Ernest(sheep)
9. KO Brand Patterns
10. Labor Records
11. Lamb Earmarks
12. Livestock & Meat Facts
13. Livestock Theft
14. Love and Wallace, Ranch Purchasers
15. McIntyre, Alick
16. McKesson & Roberts-stock feed
17. McRae, Jack (Targhee sheep)
18. May, Paulie (Coroner's Jury-Examination of death of)
19. Miscellaneous Ranch
20. Montana-Department of Agriculture, Division of Weights and Measures
21. Montana-Department of State Lands
22. Montana Flour Mills
23. Montana Livestock Production Credit Association 1955-1957
24. Montana Livestock Production Credit Association 1958-1959
25. Montana Livestock Sanitary Board
26. Montana Ram Sale Booklets
27. Montana Wool Laboratory 1953-1955
28. Montana Wool Laboratory 1956-1957
29. Montana Wool Laboratory 1958-1959
Box 15
1. Northern Pacific Railway
2. Orcutt, E. P. (cattle)
3. Palziban, Jahanshaw
4. Pasture Stocking Rate
5. Paugh, John Jr. 1960-1961 (Targhee sheep)
6. Paugh, John Jr. 1962-1964 (Targhee sheep)
7. Paugh, John Jr. 1965-1966 (Targhee sheep)
8. Paugh, John Jr. 1967-1969 (Targhee sheep)
9. Peerless Electric
10. Power Line Installation
11. Public Service Commission
12. Quadrant Maps
13. Rattlesnake Control
14. Ranch Inventory 1890-Mackay and Fulton
15. Red Butte Cooperative State Grazing District
16. Reservoirs
17. Safety with Beef Cattle
18. Severson, George S., Severson Livestock Company
19. Sheep Sales1932-1952
20. Sheep Sales1953-1958
21. Sheep SalesFulton & Paugh 1960-1964
22. Sheep Weights
23. Social Security-Fulton Ranch Company
24. Sparks, Frank
25. Sparks, Robert
26. Spidel, Ed & Althea
27. Stilbestrol Implants-cattle
28. Stockman's Disease Control Association
29. Sun Oil Company
30. Swift & Company
Box 16
1. Taft, Robert
2. Targhee Sheep To 1954
3. Targhee Sheep Fall 1954-1957
4. Targhee Sheep 1958-1960
5. Targhee Sheep Beginning Fall 1960
6. Targhee Sheep Beginning Fall 1961
7. Targhee Sheep Beginning Fall 1962
8. Targhee Sheep Inquires
9. Targhee Sheep-Miscellaneous Information
10. Targhee Sheep Sale Listings
11. Telephone: Customer-owned Lines
12. Telephone Directories
13. Telephone Line Transposition
14. Telephone Loudspeakers
15. Telephone Miscellaneous
16. Telephone Pole Record
17. Thornburg, Harold
18. Timkin Roller Bearing Company
19. Tool Lists
20. U. S. Forest Service-LU lands
21. U. S. Sheep Experimental Station, Dubois, ID
22. U. S. Sheep Experimental Station, Dubois, ID-Sheep Sale Listings 1948-1952
23. U. S. Sheep Experimental Station, Dubois, ID-Sheep Sale Listings 1953-1960
24. U. S. Targhee Sheep Association 1951-1953
25. U. S. Targhee Sheep Association 1954-1955
26. U. S. Targhee Sheep Association 1956-1957
27. U. S. Targhee Sheep Association 1958-1959
28. U. S. Targhee Sheep Association 1968
29. U. S. Targhee Sheep Association-8th Annual Sheep Sale 1960
30. U. S. Targhee Sheep Association-Membership Roster 1973
Box 17
1. United Ayr Vues
2. Water Samples
3. Weather Data
4. Welch, H., Veterinarian (cattle)
5. Wells
6. Western Energy-Coal Lease
7. Wool-Miscellaneous letters
8. Wool Sales 1937-1943
9. Wool Sales 1944-1947
10. Wool Sales 1948-1950
11. Wool Sales 1951-1952
12. Wool Sales 1953-1959
13. Wool School-Miles City, MT
14. Wool Weights
Box 34
1-2. Ledger - Fulton Ranch Check register and Journal entries 1961-1969
3. Inventory Book - Fulton RanchJanuary 1, 1943-January 1, 1950
4. Journal Book - Contains account records for Fulton Ranch employees 1912-1936
5. Journal Book - Contains account records for Fulton Ranch employees 1937-1947
6. Journal Book - Contains account records for Fulton Ranch employees 1948-1958
7. Journal Book - General Journal entries for the Fulton Ranch 1943-1950
Box 35
1. Ledger (gold corduroy) - Journal of accounts (1943-1950) and Check register (June 1949-December 1950) for the Fulton Ranch
2. Ledger (black) - Journal of accounts and corporate stock ledger for the Fulton Ranch 1951-1959
Box 36
1. Ledger 1943-1946 Check registers and accounts for the Fulton Ranch
2. Ledger 1946-1948 Check registers and accounts for the Fulton Ranch
3. Ledger 1949-1950 Check registers and accounts for the Fulton Ranch
Box 37
1. Ledger (black & red) Check registers and General Journal entries for the Fulton Ranch
2. Ledger (gold & red) Check registers, Journal, Land, and Depreciation 1954-1959

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Series 3: Research files

Correspondence to gather research information on a wide variety of historical and agricultural subjects of interest to Dan and Mary Fulton; exchanges of information, exchanges of written articles/printed materials, newsclips and articles saved. Some of the newsclips and article files have been indexed by the Fultons.

Box 18
1. Agricultural History Center
2. Agricultural History Symposium, Bozeman, MT, June 1976
3. Agricultural Research Service
4. Agriculture, U. S. Department of
5. Alexander, E. LeRoy
6. Alley, Roy S.
7. Alley, Roy S.
8. Allred, B. W.
9. American Cattle Producers-articles various topics, Indexed
10. American Forestry Association
11. American Forests
12. American Meat Institute
13. Anderson, LeRoy
14. Baker, C. B. (MSU)
15. Baker, Gladys USDA
16. Becker, R. J.
17. Beley, Ward H. (Jim)
18. Bell, Ed
19. Berg, Francie
20. Bibliography-MT Local History in MSU-Bozeman Library
21. Bird, John
22. Biswell, Harold
23. Book Orders
24. Brand Book 1910
25. Branson, Farrel
26. Brown, Dr. C. J. D.
27. Burlingame, Dr. M. G. (MSU)
28. Bush, Roche
Box 19
1. Carter County Post Offices, 1880-1972
2. "Cattleman's Rebellion" Johnson County War, WY
3. Chamber of Commerce, Glasgow, MT
4. Chamber of Commerce, Miles City, MT
5. Chamber of Commerce, State of Montana
6. Champ, Fritz
7. Clark, Arthur H. Co.
8. Climate, Montana and the Great Plains
9. Continental Oil Co.
10. Cook, C. Wayne
11. Cooper, Forrest E.
12. Custer County Atlas
13. Custer, George Armstrong & The Battle of the Little Bighorn-newsclips and articles
14. Custer, George Armstrong & The Battle of the Little Bighorn-11 booklets
15. D'Ewart Bill-Hope-Aiken Grazing Bill
16. Death Valley (News)
17. Deckert, Tom
18. Declaration of Independence
19. Doane Agricultural Service
20. Dutton, W. L.
21. Dyksterhuis, Dr. E. J.
22. Economic Relationship of Grazing Fees & Permitted Use of Rangelands to net imcome of Western Livestock Ranches
23. Ekalaka Eagle
24. Fallon County "Memories" 1908-1983
25. Fink, Ollie
26. Frankland, Dorothy
27. Galinsky, Abraham
28. Gates, Paul
Box 20
1. Great Plains Conference of Higher Education
2. Hall, Evan
3. Halley's Comet
4. Hansen, Burt
5. Hanson, Dr. Herbert C.
6. Haughian, Mary and Dan
7. Hembre, J. O.
8. Historic Atlas of Montana
9. Howard, Joseph Kinsey
10. Howard, Mrs. Joseph K.
11. Huffman, Dr. Roy E.
12. Huidekuper, Wallis
13. Hurtt, Leon C.
14. Ickes, Harold, & Mason, Alfred-excerpts from books Indexed
15. Industrial Accident Board
16. Ismay, Montana Pioneer Families and Addresses
17. Jacobson, N. A.
18. Jemison, George M.
19. Kelso, M. M.
20. Kelso, M. M. 1946-1950
21. Kelso, M. M. 1951-1982
22. Kollmorgan, Walter
23. Kraenzel, Carl (MSU)
24. Lamb, David
25. Land, The
26. Land Policy Review-various articles, one by Roland Renne
27. Land use adujstments in Buffalo Creek Grazing District
Box 21
1. Laycock, W. A. (Bill)
2. Lewis, James K.
3. Livestock Marketing and Production
4. McCorkle, Dr. C. O.
5. McConnen. Richard J. (MSU)
6. Mackay, David
7. Mackay, Donald
8. Map-America's Cattle Trails
9. Map-California
10. Map-Explorer's Guides to the West
11. Map-Indian Tribes and Trapper Trails
12. Map-Landforms of the Western United States
13. Map-Montana
14. Map-Trail of Lewis and Clark
15. Messelt, Tom
16. Miller, L. A.
17. Mims, Hadden and Jeanne 1977-1986
18. Mims, Hadden and Jeanne 1987
19. Mims, Hadden and Jeanne 1988-1989
20. Miscellaneous Publications-Cattle, Horses, Sheep
21. Miscellaneous Publications-Farmlands
22. Miscellaneous Publications-Grasslands, Grazing, Range
Box 22
1. Miscellaneous Publications-various subjects
2. Miscellaneous Research
3. Montana-Department of Agriculture
4. Montana-Department of Fish and Game
5. Montana Cattleman's Association
6. Montana Constitution
7. Montana for the Farmer
8. Montana Glimpses
9. Montana Historical Society/Montana: Magazine of Western History
10. Montana (Southeast) History
11. Montana State University-Miscellaneous correspondence
12. Morris, Mel
13. National Wildlife Federation
14. Nebraska Souix County History
15. Nicholas, Liza
16. O'Conner, Jack and Claudine
17. Orcutt, Bruce
18. Patterson, G. W.
19. Payne, G. F. (MSU)
20. Ralston, Rusty (F. A.)
21. Range Research Studies
22. Record-Stockman
23. Reed, Mertin J.
24. Renne, Roland R. (MSU)
25. Renner, Fred G.
26. Richardson, Elmo
Box 23
1. Rivenes, David G.
2. Rogers, Alan
3. Ronan Sportsman's Association
4. Safeway Stores
5. Sanderson, Mont
6. Scanlan, Bob
7. Semple, Arthur T.
8. Sheep Mortality/Predator Study
9. Sikorski, Ed
10. Snider, Robert G.
11. Soil and Water Conservation, Journal of
12. Sotola, JerryArmour's Livestock Division
13. Starch, Elmer
14. Stein, Ben
15. Stockman's Grazing Committee
16. Taylor, J. C. (MSU)
17. Thomas, Heather
18. Tietz, William, President-(MSU)
19. Toole, Ross K.
20. U. S. Forest Service 1951-1955
21. U. S. Forest Service 1956-1957
22. U. S. Forest Service 1958
23. U. S. Forest Service 1959
24. Van Horn, J. L. (MSU)
25. (The) Verendrye Overland Quest for the Pacific
26. Vessey, Jim
27. Vessey, Jim
28. WAERC (Western Agricultural Economics Research Council)
29. Wallop, Senator (from Wyoming)
30. Wantrup, S. V. (Ciriacy-Wantrup)
31. Wentworth, Col. E. N.
32. Wessel, Tom (MSU)
33. Western Livestock Journal
34. Western Livestock Reporter
35. (The) Westerners-New York Posse
36. Wood, Wayland-Family History
37. Wyoming-State Board of Equalization
Newsclips and magazine articles
Box 24
1. Archaeology
2. Abortion, Birth Control, and Sex Education
3. Conservation
4. Cowboys
5. Crow Indians
6. Drought, Montana 1936, 1988
7. Drought, California
8. Drought, General
9. Ecology
10. Economy/Economics
11. Election Results 1960
12. Election ResultsMontana 1972
13. Environment
14. Fallon County Times1920-1937 Indexed
15. Farmers and Farming
16. Forests, Controlled Burning
17. Government
18. Grasslands
19. Grazing & Taylor Grazing Act
20. Great Falls Tribune-Guest EditorialsJune 1960
21. Grizzly Bears 1960's
22. Grizzly Bears 1970's
23. Grizzly Bears 1980's
24. Grizzly Bears-Correspondence
25. Health
26. Homesteading
27. Hunting
28. The Ismay Journal June-December 1908, Indexed
29. The Ismay Journal June 1909-October 12, 1910, Indexed
30. The Ismay Journal May 20, 1908-June 17, 1908, Indexed
31. The Ismay Journal October 21, 1910-September 13, 1912, Indexed
Box 25
1. The Ismay Journal October 18, 1912-December 19,1913, Indexed
2. The Ismay Journal July 22, 1915-January 27, 1933, Indexed
3. Land Reclassification
4. Land Titles, California
5. Livestock and Livestock Operators-Custer County, MT Late 1800's to early 1900's
6. Livestock and Livestock Operators-Custer County, MT Late 1800's to early 1900's Indexed
7. Miscellaneous Hometown News-Miles City, Baker, Ekalaka, Plevna, Terry, MT etc.
8. Money, Inflation
9. Montana
10. Montana Census 1960
11. Montana Centennial Cattle Drives/Sheep Drives
12. Montana Governor Nutter-Plane Crash 1962 & other
13. Montana Politicians
14. Montana Stockgrower 1930-1942 Indexed
15. Montana Taxes and Taxation 1967
16. Montana Tourist information and miscellaneous
17. MT 20th Legislative Assembly-Chapter 119: Horse Herd Districts
18. MT 22nd Legislative Assembly-Chapter 29: Abandoned Horses
19. MT 23rd Legislative Assembly-Chapter 66: Grazing District Associations
20. MT 23rd Legislative Assembly-Chapter 194: MT Grazing Commission
21. MT 23rd Legislative Assembly-Chapter 208: Grass Conservation Act
22. Native Americans
23. National Wool Growers Journal-clips Indexed
24. Natural Resources/Energy Resources
25. Nuclear Energy
26. People
Box 26
1. Predators
2. Property Reclassification for Tax Purposes, MT 1967
3. Public Lands
4. Ranching and Cattle
5. Range
6. Regional Planning
7. Research, Military (Defense)
8. Reseeding
9. Russell, C. M. (Charlie)
10. Sheep and Sheepherding
11. Social Security
12. Soil Conservation
13. Stockgrowers Journal 1889-1902, Indexed
14. Sun City, CA-Silver Jubilee 1987
15. U. S. Senate Bill #3114-Amend Bonneville Project Act
16. (The) West
17. Wild Horses/Animal Rights
18. Wolves
19. Yellowstone Fires 1988
Miscellaneous Clippings and Articles
20. Miscellaneous Newsclips, Indexed
21. Miscellaneous Clips from The Economist-various topics
22. Miscellaneous Clips (collected by Mary Ann)
23. Miscellaneous Clips-other
24. Miscellaneous 1932-1955
25. Miscellaneous 1956-1959
26. Miscellaneous 1960's
Box 27
1. Miscellaneous 1971-1976
2. Miscellaneous 1977
3. Miscellaneous 1978
4. Miscellaneous 1979
5. Miscellaneous 1980
6. Miscellaneous 1981
7. Miscellaneous 1982
8. Miscellaneous 1983
9. Miscellaneous 1984
10. Miscellaneous 1985
11. Miscellaneous 1986
12. Miscellaneous 1987
13. Miscellaneous 1988
14. Miscellaneous 1989
15. Miscellaneous 1990
Box 38
1. Pink scrapbook-mostly political items 1960
2. Green scrapbook-mostly Gerard and Nutter campaigns 1960
Box 39
1. Black scrapbook-(1930's-1950's) Some personal, MT
Wool Growers, MT Stockgrowers, American Cattleman's Associations
2. Red scrapbook-mostly Dan and State Board of Equalization
3. Yellowstone Journal, September 27, 1900 (facsimile)
4. Supplement to the Ekalaka Eagle, August 5, 1960
5. Socratic Seminar June 1980-Sagebrush Rebellion

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Series 4: Politics, 1957-1964

Persons, correspondence and articles pertaining to Dan and Mary Ann Fulton's political involvement with the Republican Party in Montana.

Box 28
1. Baldridge, Greg
2. Battin, James F. for Congress
3-4. Battin, James F. for Congress-Campaign 1960
5. Gerard, Sumner for U. S. Senate
6. Lewis and Clark Republican Women
7. Republican Mainstream Committee
8. Republican Party
9. Republican State Central Committee

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Series 5: Family Members, ca. 1960s-1990s

Correspondence and newsclips pertaining to and received from the relatives and children of Dan and Mary Ann Fulton.

Box 29
1. Askin, Bob
2. Burt family
3. Carpenter, Dorothy (Dottie) Fulton
4. Castleberry, Vivian Fulton
5. Fulton, Bertha
6. Fulton, William
7. Fluss, William

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Series 6: Writings and Speeches

Contains the fruits of Dan Fulton's research represented in Series 3. This series includes written manuscripts, articles, speeches and some notes.

Box 30 Articles
1. "Amateur Radio on the Range"
2. "Bartlet Richards, Nebraska Sandhills Cattleman"
3. "Chapter 15- Failure"
4. "Conservation in the Livestock Industry"
5. "Effect of War of the Copper Kings on Montana History"
6. "Failure on the Plains" (Article)
7. "Failure on the Plains" (Book manuscript)
8. "Failure on the Plains" (Book manuscript, cont.)
9. "Failure on the Plains" (Book manuscript, cont.)
10. "Failure on the Plains" (Book manuscript, cont.)
11. "Failure on the Plains" (Book manuscript, cont.)
12. "Grazing Land Tenure"
13. "Irrigation Development in Relation to Range Management"
14. "Laycock Manuscript"
15. "Missouri River Basin Agricultural Project"
16. "No Tenure"
17. "Range Management: A Viable Science or Indian Fakir Pseudo Religion"
18. "Rangeland Tenure"
19. "Success at Last: Mitchell Grass Downs"
20. "The Future from the Past"
21. Untitled articles
22. Miscellaneous notes
Box 31 Speeches/Talks
1. Adjusting the Tax System to Fit Modern Needs
2. Bruised Cows-Loss to Montana Cattlemen
3. Emotionalism on the Range
4. The Extension Economist
5. Federal and State Lands as They Effect Our Environment
6. Friends of Dr. John Stafford
7. Grass Conservation
8. How the Montana Conservation Council Can Best Tie Together ...
9. Life on the Great Plains
10. Outline of Some Problems
11. Public Lands Legislation
12. Range Management
13. Some Basic Assessment Problems
14. Where Do We Go From Here?
15. To the American Society of Range Management
16. To the Montana Stockgrowers
17. Speeches-other

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Series 7: Biographical information

Biographical information prepared for press release and newspaper articles created by others and concerning Dan and Mary Ann Fulton, their activities, their opinions and viewpoints, their ranch and their children.

Box 32
1. Biographical Sketches
2. "Failure on the Plains" Book Reviews
3. "Failure on the Plains" Miscellaneous notes
4. 'In the News' Dan Speaks Out-various issues
5. 'In the News' Dan on Grizzly Bears
6. 'In the News' Dan receives Honorary Degree
7. 'In the News' Dan and the Little International
8. 'In the News' Dan and the Montana Stockgrowers Association
9. 'In the News' Dan and the Montana Wool Growers Association
10. 'In the News' Dan and the State Board of Equalization
11. 'In the News' Dan and the State Board of Equalization
12. 'In the News' Dan and the State Board of Equalization
13. 'In the News' Dan and the State Board of Equalization
14. 'In the News' Dan and the State Board of Equalization
15. 'In the News' Dan and Mary Ann-miscellaneous
16. 'In the News' Mary Ann
17. 'In the News' Fulton Children
18. 'In the News' Fulton Livestock
19. 'In the News' Fulton Ranch Sale
20. 'In the News' Fulton's Private Dial Phone System
21. 'In the News' Ranch Service Company
22. Gift to Library
23. Miscellaneous

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Series 8: Photographs, ca 1950s-1980s

Photographs have been removed from all files and are grouped as follows: Photos #1-12, Portraits of Dan Fulton, taken approximately 1957-1959 probably by Schlecten Studios, Bozeman, MT; Photos #13-14, Dan & Horse, from Bird, John file; Photos #15-18, Dan & Sheep, Fulton Ranch, from the Vessey, Jim file, letter dated 2/2/55; Photo #19, Dan, from newsclips files; Photo #20-21, Dan, from Anderson, LeRoy file; Photo #22, Dan (front row, 4th from left), from Dyksterhuis, E. J. file; Photo #23, Dan (middle row, 3rd from right) Officers & Directors of the American Sheep Producers Council 3/12/57; Photo #24, Dan (middle row, 6th from left) Range Cattle Trip, 1950, from Swift & Co. file; Photos #25-27 Dan and Mary Ann, Alaska Cruise Trip; Photo #28, Mary Ann Fulton, from Montana State Normal, Dillon file; Photo #29, William Fulton (Dan's father), from Fulton, William file; Photos #30-40, Ismay and O'Fallon Creek Area; Photo #41, Fulton Ranch Section Map; Photo #42, Sheep (probably Fulton's Targhees at John Paugh Ranch), from Paugh, John Jr. file; Photo #43, Bob Askin, from Askin, Bob file, letter dated 12/14/78; Photo #44, Unknown woman, from Fulton, Mary Ann file; Photos #45-47, African Cattle and Bushman, from Dutton, W. L. file; Photos #48-52, Pictures from Australia-People by plane (Hadden & Jeanne Mims?), Man with children-M. M. Kelso, from American Society of Range Management-Rangelands file, see 7-16-81 letter to Danny Freeman; Photo #53, Old photo, cowboys/wranglers, from Mackay, Donald file; Photos #54-58, Old photos (possibly early Mackay/Fulton Ranch pictures), from Kelso, M. M. file; Photo #59, Bob Askin & Helen Huntington Smith, 1951; Photos #60-85, Montana Wool Growers Convention (1947, 1949, 1951) #84 and &85 have negatives; Photos #86-107 microscopic fleece/wool fiber photos; Photo #108, Allen Temko. Also Negatives of Smith picture of Fulton Ranch about 1900, and Montana Wool Grower Convention negatives.

Box 33
1. Photographs #1-12
2. Photographs #13-21
3. Photographs #22-24
4. Photographs #25-29
5. Photographs #30-42
6. Photographs #43-59
7. Photographs #60-85
8. Photographs #86-107
9. Photograph #108
10. Negatives-Fulton Ranch picture
11. Negatives-Montana Wool Growers Convention

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Updated: 10/8/09