John R. Toole family papers, 1849-1916  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Toole, John R., 1850-1916
Title
John R. Toole family papers
Dates
1849-1916 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.2 linear feet
Collection Number
Mss 680
Summary
The John R. Toole family papers consist of photocopies of family correspondence from 1882 to 1916, undated genealogy papers, two family photographs, and a 1905 Montana court case involving timber and John R. Toole.
Repository
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
59812-9936
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 406-243-2053
Fax: 406-243-4067
library.archives@umontana.edu
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.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

John R. Toole was born in Maine in 1850 and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. While working at the Bonanza Mine in Challis, Idaho in the 1870s, he met and married Anna Hardenbrook. In 1883 the young family moved to Anaconda, Montana, with Anna’s father, Allen Hardenbrook and his wife, Thula. John Toole worked in Marcus Daly’s Anaconda smelter. In 1886 he was elected to the territorial legislature for two terms, and in 1890 he served a term on the state legislature. In 1900 the family moved to Missoula. John Toole went to work for the Big Blackfoot Milling Company where he became president and was heavily involved in timber acquisition.

John R. and Anna Toole had six children: Honora, Thula, Allen, Howard, Brice, and John R., Jr. John R. Toole died in 1916 and Anna Toole died in 1934.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The John R. Toole family papers consist of photocopies of family correspondence from 1882 to 1916, undated genealogy papers, two family photographs, and a 1905 court case involving timber and John R. Toole.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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], John R. Toole family papers, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Family Names :
  • Toole family
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs