Con Price manuscript, Circa 1943  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Price, Con, b. 1869
Title
Con Price manuscript
Dates
Circa 1943 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.1 linear ft.
Collection Number
Mss 484
Summary
Con Price's partially handwritten original manuscript published as Memories of Old Montana , a memoir of his life in Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Nebraska.
Repository
University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
University of Montana
32 Campus Dr. #9936
59812-9936
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 406-243-2053
Fax: 406-243-4067
library.archives@umontana.edu
Access Restrictions

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of Archives and Special Collections, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and The University of Montana--Missoula.

Additional Reference Guides

Finding aid in the repository.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Con Price was born in 1869 in Manchester, Iowa. His father, a Civil War veteran, died before he was ten years old. His mother remarried and the family moved west to the Black Hills of South Dakota in 1878. Price got his first job as a cowboy in 1885 near Belle Fouche, South Dakota. He moved west to Montana in 1887 and continued to work on various ranches as a cowboy. Price and Claudia Toole eloped and were married in Shelby, Montana, in late 1899. Toole's uncle, Joseph K. Toole, was the governor of Montana at the time. Price published two memoirs entitled Memories of Old Montana in 1945 and Trails I Rode in 1947. Trails I Rode contains art work by Charles Russell, a personal friend of Con Price.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Con Price's partially handwritten original manuscript published as Memories of Old Montana , a memoir of his life in Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Nebraska.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes.

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number], Con Price Manuscript, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Montana
  • Frontier and pioneer life--West (U.S.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Memoirs--Montana

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top