Evelyn Rhoden Works Progress Administration Papers, 1935-1942 PDF
- Rhoden, Evelyn M.
- Evelyn Rhoden Works Progress Administration Papers
- 1935-1942 (inclusive)19351942
- 1.25 linear feet
- Collection Number
- Mss 622
- This collection consists of Evelyn Rhoden’s notes about the history of Musselshell, Golden Valley, and Meagher Counties in central Montana. The notes, which are especially rich in the ranching history, were gathered when Rhoden was employed by the Federal Writer’s Project of the Works Project Administration during the late 1930s and early 1940s.
- 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
- 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
Evelyn M. Rhoden lived in Roundup, Montana when she was employed by the Federal Writer’s Project of the Works Project Administration during the late 1930s and early 1940s.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Evelyn Rhoden was employed by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Project Administration, and was assigned to collect and report on the history and current status of Musselshell, Golden Valley, and Meagher Counties in central Montana during the late 1930s and early 1940s. The collection consists of Rhoden’s handwritten and typed notes, which are especially rich in the ranching history of the area, and include transcriptions from county records and newspapers as well original notes on interviews with area residents and homesteaders and completed surveys generated by the WPA. The collection also contains correspondence and assignments from the Federal Writers' Project that offer insight into the organization and goals of the New Deal project.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes. Copyright for some materials transferred to The University of Montanan--Missoula.
[Name of document or photograph number], Evelyn Rhoden's Works Project Administration Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana--Missoula.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1/1||Big Snowy Mountains||undated|
|1/3||Gage to Musselshell||undated|
|1/5||Golden Valley County||undated|
|1/7||Musselshell County miscellaneous||undated|
|1/8||Musselshell and Golden Valley County||undated|
|1/10||Musselshell and east||undated|
|1/11||Musselshell and west of Roundup||undated|
|2/1||Old Meagher County||undated|
|2/3||roundup and east to Gage||undated|
|2/4||Ryan Brothers, holmes Flying V||undated|
|2/8||Cahrter for Musselshell Protective Union Number 11||1935|
|2/10||Clubs and other organizations||undated|
|2/11||Cooking and food||undated|
|2/13||John Hatch and others||undated|
|2/14||J. L. Jarrett||undated|
|3/3||Medical and miscellaneous||undated|
|3/4||Montana Writer's Project correspondence||undated|
|3/5||J. W. Newton||undated|
|3/7||Social Ethic Study Questionnaires||1939|
|3/8||State Encylcopedia Questionnaires||1938-1939|
|3/9||Stories and Anecdotes||undated|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Frontier and pioneer life--Montana
- New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana
- Corporate Names :
- Federal Writers' Project
- Geographical Names :
- Golden Valley County (Mont.)--History
- Meagher County (Mont.)--History
- Musselshell County (Mont.)--History