Florence Kerr Facey letter, 1923 January 4  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Facey, Florence Kerr, 1885-1952
Title
Florence Kerr Facey letter
Dates
1923 January 4 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 item
Collection Number
Mss 425
Summary
In this two page typed letter to her family, Florence Kerr Facey describes the 1923 Montana State Legislature, her committee appointments, introducing legislation, her seat location in the legislative chamber, and her living situation in Helena, Montana.
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.

Languages
English.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Florence Kerr Facey was born in 1885. In 1923, she was a resident of Malta, Montana, when she served one term in the Montana Legislature in 1923 and then, served for a special session in 1924. She was one of only four women in the Legislature and the only Republican party member; the others were Democrats. She was the first woman to serve on the Revenue and Taxation Committee, one of the strongest committees in the House.

Facey died August 7, 1952 in Babb, Montana.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

In this two page typed letter to her family, Florence Kerr Facey describes the 1923 Montana State Legislature, her committee appointments, introducing legislation, her seat location in the legislative chamber, and her living situation in Helena, Montana.

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. Copyright not transferred to The University of Montana-Missoula.

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number], Florence Kerr Facey Letter, 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 :
  • Women in politics--Montana.
  • Women legislators--Montana--Correspondence.
  • Corporate Names :
  • Montana. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Montana--Politics and government--20th century