• Share:
  • Download/Print:
  • PDF

Thula Hardenbrook Diary, 1887

Overview of the Collection

Hardenbrook, Thula
Thula Hardenbrook Diary
1887 (inclusive)
1 folder
Collection Number
Mss 225
The diary provides an account of a trip through Yellowstone National Park in the summer of 1887
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
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 406-243-2053
Fax: 406-243-4067
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.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Thula Walker Hardenbrook arrived in Virginia City, Montana Territory in 1865. The family then moved on to Salt Lake City and to Challis, Idaho. She was the great-grandmother of Montana historian K. Ross Toole. She was a resident of Anaconda, Montana, in 1887, when this account was written.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The diary provides an account of a trip through Yellowstone National Park that Thula Hardenbrook took in the summer of 1887. She describes preparing for the journey, meeting other travelers, describes the appearance of Butte, Montana, details of the landscape and landmarks by their specific names. Most of the journal is written during the journey itself, though the last page is a reminiscence of the trip.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

This diary has been digitized and placed online along with a transcript. http://cdm16013.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16013coll52/id/2

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.

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number], Thula Hardenbrook Diary, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana—Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top