Newell G. Philbrick Papers, 1892-1923  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Philbrick, Newell G. (Newell Gary), 1867-1949
Title
Newell G. Philbrick Papers
Dates
1892-1923
Quantity
3 folders
Collection Number
Collection 314, MtBC, us (collection)
Summary
The Newell G. Philbrick Papers consist of correspondence from his mother, brother and sister in Maine, 1892-1898; records dealing with land in Brighton Beach, a subdivision near Portland, Oregon, 1913-1923; documents dealing with the Philbrick Ranch financial transactions, 1892-1915. Included are homestead certificates, deeds, check stubs, invoices, and tax notices.
Repository
Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Montana State University-Bozeman Library
Merrill G Burlingame Special Collections
P.O. Box 173320
Bozeman, MT
59717-3320
Telephone: 406-994-4242
Fax: 406-994-2851
spcoll@www.lib.montana.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Newell Gary Philbrick was born in St. Albans, Maine on January 10, 1867 to Freeman and Frances Philbrick. Philbrick attended schools in Aroostook County and worked the family farm until joining his brother Freeman in Montana in 1891. After arriving in Rosebud, he homesteaded and began a sheep ranch with $7,000 in capital. Despite losing his first herd in a market crash, Newell and his partner, Ernest Thomas, built another outfit with Philbrick eventually owning 10,000 sheep and cattle. In 1902, Newell Philbrick married his ranching partner's sister Myrtle and had two children, Verdie and Dale. During his years in Rosebud County, Newell was a director of the Rosebud State Bank and was an Odd Fellow. He died on August 23, 1949.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Newell G. Philbrick papers consist of: correspondence from his mother, brother and sister in Maine, 1892-1898; records dealing with land in Brighton Beach, a subdivision near Portland, Oregon, 1913-1923; documents dealing with the Philbrick Ranch financial transactions, 1892-1915. Included are homestead certificates, deeds, check stubs, invoices, and tax notices.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Landowners-Oregon-Portland
  • Ranchers-Montana-Rosebud County
  • Ranching-Montana-Rosebud County
  • Real property-Oregon-Portland
  • Family Names :
  • Philbrick family-Correspondence
  • Geographical Names :
  • Brighton Beach (Portland, Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Financial records-Montana-Rosebud
  • Personal papers-Montana-Rosebud