Mary Redfield Lindsey Papers, 1952-1965  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Lindsey, Mary Redfield, 1892-1972
Title
Mary Redfield Lindsey Papers
Dates
1952-1965
Quantity
.2 linear feet
Collection Number
Collection 336, MtBC, us (collection)
Summary
The Mary Redfield Lindsey Papers is a collection of historical interest stories, mostly written by DeHaven, printed in the Virginia City Madisonian or the Great Falls Tribune newspapers from 1952 to 1965. Also included are three brochures on the topic of the history of Montana Methodism, photocopies of oral history transcriptions and an unpublished reminiscence of DeHaven's childhood.
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

Mary Redfield Lindsey DeHaven was a writer and church secretary from Twin Bridges (Madison County) Montana. She also worked as a nurse, gift shop owner, and x-ray technician. She wrote historical pieces for several Montana newspapers and magazines in addition to plays, skits, pageants, juvenile stories and articles for trade magazines.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection of historical interest stories, mostly written by DeHaven, printed in the Virginia City Madisonian or the Great Falls Tribune newspapers from 1952 to 1965. Also included are three brochures on the topic of the history of Montana Methodism, photocopies of oral history transcriptions and an unpublished reminiscence of DeHaven's childhood. Oral history interviews include: Tom Bird, interviewed in 1943, regarding his earliest memories of traveling to Denver, Colorado in 1859; Louis Romey, date of interview unknown, speaking on the discovery of gold in Alder Gulch and his own life in the area; Alice A. Woodworth, date of interview unknown, regarding her life in Madison County from 1878; Remi J. Baril, interviewed August 22, 1956, speaking on his early life in the lower Ruby Valley. Subjects of the clippings include: Pageville, Montana; Ennis, Montana; Rochester Montana; Twin Bridges, Montana; Methodist Church; Beaverhead Rock. Persons mentioned in the clippings include Thomas Deyarmon, Wallace Robert Page, Ernest Rodney Page, Susie L. Switzer, Harry Foster, A. M. Hough, L. B. Stateler, Hugh Duncan, William W. Alderson, W. A. Redfield, and Donald P. Redfield. The materials have been sorted into five folders of original clippings, photocopied clippings, church ephemera, oral history interviews, and reminiscence.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Frontier and pioneer life-Montana
  • Frontier and pioneer life-Montana-Madison County
  • Methodist Church-Montana
  • Women authors, American-Montana-Twin Bridges
  • Women-Montana-Madison County-Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Baril, Remi J. -Interviews
  • Bird, Thomas J., 1855-1944-Interviews
  • Romey, Louis, 1866-1954-Interviews
  • Woodworth, Alice A. -Interviews
  • Geographical Names :
  • Alder Gulch (Madison County, Mont.)-Gold discoveries
  • Beaverhead Rock (Mont.)
  • Denver (Colo.)-History
  • Ennis (Mont.)-History
  • Madison County (Mont.)-Biography
  • Madison County (Mont.)-History
  • Montana-History
  • Montana-Religious life and customs
  • Pageville (Mont.)-History
  • Rochester (Madison County, Mont.)-History
  • Ruby Valley (Mont.)-History
  • Twin Bridges (Mont.)-History
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Oral histories-Montana
  • Reminiscences-Montana