Carolyn Reynolds Riebeth Letter, 1966 January 28  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Riebeth, Carolyn Reynolds, 1898-1992
Title
Carolyn Reynolds Riebeth Letter
Dates
1966 January 28
Quantity
1 item
Collection Number
Collection 427, MtBC, us (collection)
Summary
The Carolyn Reynolds Reibeth Letter is a lengthy typewritten letter sent Minnie Paugh, the Special Collections librarian for Montana State University that discusses rancher Frank Michael Heinrich (1869-1928) and his cattle operation on the reservation in the early twentieth century. Riebeth's letter describes the Heinrich cattle roundups that she attended as a girl and biographical information about Heinrich including his later activities as a Hardin, Montana banker.
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

Carolyn Reynolds Riebeth was born on September 1, 1898, the daughter of Major Samuel Guilford Reynolds, agent of the Crow Indian Reservation from 1902-1910. She attended public school in Hardin, Montana, Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and the University of Montana, Missoula. She married Edwin Walter Riebeth in Billings, Montana in 1928 and the couple had two daughters. In 1941 the Riebeth family moved to Hardin, Montana where Carolyn taught at the high school. In 1985 she published a book on Joseph Henry Sharp, an artist who she had known as a girl while living at Crow Agency with her father's family. Carolyn Riebeth died in Hardin, Montana on July 12, 1992.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

On January 28, 1966, Carolyn Riebeth typed a lengthy letter to Minnie Paugh, the Special Collections librarian for Montana State University. Paugh had contacted Riebeth to inquire about various early day residents of Crow Agency and the Crow reservation. Riebeth chose to describe in great detail rancher Frank Michael Heinrich (1869-1928) and his cattle operation on the reservation in the early twentieth century. Riebeth's letter describes the Heinrich cattle roundups that she attended as a girl and biographical information about Heinrich including his later activities as a Hardin, Montana banker.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Bankers-Montana-Hardin
  • Banks and banking-Montana-Hardin
  • Ranchers-Montana-Crow Indian Reservation
  • Ranching-Montana-Crow Indian Reservation
  • Personal Names :
  • Heinrich, Frank Michael, 1869-1928
  • Paugh, Minnie Ellen, 1919-2003-Correspondence
  • Geographical Names :
  • Crow Indian Reservation (Mont.)