Lawrence S. Heberle Papers, 1974-1976  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Heberle, Lawrence S.
Title
Lawrence S. Heberle Papers
Dates
1974-1976
Quantity
.2 linear feet
Collection Number
Collection 2031, MtBC, us (collection)
Summary
The Lawrence S. Heberle Papers consist of photocopied research papers. They include: surveys and general information about Camp Baker (original site), Camp Baker/Fort Logan, Camp Ida Thoroughman/Camp Green Clay Smith, Fort Howie and Fort Ellis; maps and diagrams of the fort sites, many of which were drawn by Lawrence S. Heberle; journal articles and newspaper articles about the forts surveyed during the activity of the Montana Indian Wars of 1867; official documents on health and postings of soldiers; general articles related to western forts in Montana and photographs of selected fort sites. Many of the photocopied photographs of the Camp Baker, Camp Baker/Fort Logan, Camp Ida Thoroughman and Fort Howie sites were taken by Lawrence C. Herberle in 1974.
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


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Lawrence S. Herberle was a member of the 50th Military History Detachment of the U.S. Army Reserve and did this research on Montana forts as part of the Bicentennial History Project in 1974-1976.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The papers consist entirely of photocopies of research materials. They include: surveys and general information about Camp Baker (original site), Camp Baker/Fort Logan, Camp Ida Thoroughman/Camp Green Clay Smith, Fort Howie and Fort Ellis; maps and diagrams of the fort sites, many of which were drawn by Lawrence S. Heberle; journal articles and newspaper articles about the forts surveyed during the activity of the Montana Indian Wars of 1867; official documents on health and postings of soldiers; general articles related to western forts in Montana and photographs of selected fort sites. Many of the photocopied photographs of the Camp Baker, Camp Baker/Fort Logan, Camp Ida Thoroughman and Fort Howie sites were taken by Lawrence C. Herberle in 1974. Three papers by Major Lawrence S. Heberle, Sgt. Raymond A. Mentzer, Jr. and SP5 Michael R. Fischer were the result of the research and are included in the collection.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1 Photocopies of maps, diagrams, articles and photos of Camp Baker 1869-1974
1/2 Photocopies of maps, diagrams, articles and photos of Camp Ida Thoroughman/Camp Green Clay Smith, Ft. Howie
1/3 Photocopies of articles, letters, maps and newspaper clippings of the Indian Wars of 1867 - Camp Ida Thoroughman and Ft. Howie.
1/4 Photocopies of general resource materials about western forts in Montana
1/5 Photocopies of research on Ft. Logan (Camp Baker) - letters, bibliographies, descriptions and maps
1/6 Photocopies of papers derived from the research
Influence of U.S. Military (on Broadwater Co.) By Major Lawrence S. Heberle; Montana Indian Wars of 1867: Camp Thoroughman and Fort Howie by Major Lawrence S. Heberle, Sgt. Raymond A. Mentzer, Jr and SP5 Michael R. Fischer; and A History of Camp Baker/Ft. Logan by Lawrence S. Herberle and Raymond A. Mentzer.
Folder
Oversize Map of Camp Baker/Fort Logan drawn by Heberle 1974

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976-Montana
  • Fortification-Montana-History
  • Fortification-Montana-Photographs
  • Frontier and pioneer life-Montana
  • Indians of North America-Wars-Montana
  • Military historians-Montana
  • Soldiers-Montana
  • Corporate Names :
  • United States-Army-Military life
  • United States-Army-History
  • Geographical Names :
  • Camp Baker (Mont.)
  • Fort Ellis (Mont.)-History
  • Fort Green Clay Smith (Mont.)-History
  • Fort Howie (Mont.)-History
  • Fort Ida Thoroughman (Mont.)-History
  • Fort Logan (Mont. : Fort)-History
  • Montana-History, Military-19th century
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Maps-Montana
  • Photographs-Montana
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Fischer, Michael R (creator)
    • Mentzer, Raymond A (creator)