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Collection Title:Charles H. Barstow Scrapbook
Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Charles H. Barstow Scrapbook was created by Charles H. Barstow for his daughter, Elizabeth, and given to her on February 16, 1891. The book contains mostly mounted newspaper clippings, the majority of which deal with the Crow Indian tribe, or other Native Americans of the northern plains. Topics include: various controversies regarding the sale or leasing of Crow lands, particularly during the fall of 1887; the alleged malfeasance of Indian Agents H. J. Armstrong and Henry E. Williamson; crime; cattle ranching in the Crow reservation area; the Wounded Knee massacre of 1890 and events leading to it. There are also obituaries and social notices of persons in New England that were apparently friends or relatives of Barstow.
 
Collection Title:James H. Bradley papers
Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:James H. Bradley was a first lieutenant in the 7th Infantry Regiment, stationed at Fort Shaw and Fort Benton, Montana Territory. Bradley was an amateur historian who wrote about the history of Montana and the Northwest, and his own military career. He was killed at the Battle of the Big Hole, August 9, 1877. This collection consists of Bradley's writings, some correspondence, and miscellany. [Most of the writings were published in Volumes. II, III, VIII, and IX of Contributions to the Montana Historical Society.
 
Collection Title:William J. Brings photographs
Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:William J. Brings moved to Montana in 1908 and operated photographic studios in Hardin and Laurel. This collection of photographs by Brings includes photographs of the photographer and his family, his studios, and the towns in Montana where he lived. The majority of the images taken by Brings in this collection are photographs of Crow Indian people and St. Xavier Mission. The dates of the photographs range from 1906-1913.
 
Collection Title:James Sanks Brisbin papers
Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:James Brisbin, a Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, native, served as an Army officer in the Civil War and the Indian Wars, 1868-1891. He was stationed at Fort Ellis, Fort Assiniboine, Fort Custer, Montana Territory, and many other western forts. Brisbin was also a writer and publicist. The collection contains a small amount of correspondence (1860-1890), and writings (1850-1891) concerning the Army, the Indian Wars, the West, and Montana Territory.
 
Collection Title: Calfee & Catlin Stereographs
Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:Henry Bird Calfee and Nelson Catlin operated a photographic studio in Bozeman, Montana, from the early 1870s through the early 1880s and published hundreds of stereographic views of Yellowstone National Park. This collection consists of 101 stereographs attributed to H. B. Calfee and Calfee & Catlin and includes images of mountains, canyons, geysers and waterfalls in Yellowstone National Park and of Indian people and camps.
 
Collection Title:Hazel Christiansen Papers
Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Hazel Christiansen Papers consist of typed transcriptions or photocopies of correspondence, notes, and manuscripts dealing with the history of Hardin and Big Horn County, Montana, along with Crow Indians, forts, battles, churches, libraries, schools, and local activities.
 
Collection Title:Verne Dusenberry Papers
Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Verne Dusenberry Papers provide a rich source of material about the Montana and Northern Plains Indians, in particular the Chippewa Cree (a.k.a./Metis, Landless Indians, Rocky Boy). They also offer some insights into the formative years of the Montana Institute of the Arts and Montana and Western authors of the 1950's and early 1960's. The materials consist of letters, personal papers, research work, and manuscripts collected or created by Verne Dusenberry. The papers also include teaching outlines, classroom aids, exams, and public addresses. The topics cover life ways, material culture, history, language, legends, religion including the Sun Dance and Peyote Cult, reservation concerns, land claims, and literature.
 
Collection Title:N. A. Forsyth stereographs
Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary: N. A. Forsyth was a photographer who operated a studio out of Butte, Montana, from 1904-1930, working for Underwood and Underwood and later Keystone View Company. This collection consists of over 500 stereograph views with Forsyth's imprint captured between circa 1901 and circa 1911 and includes scenic views of Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks; Butte, Montana; and family groups of Montana Indian tribes.
 
Collection Title: Lee Metcalf Papers
Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary: Lee Metcalf (1911-1978) served as U.S. Congressman from Montana from 1952 to 1961 and as U.S. Senator from 1961 until his death in 1978. The papers reflect Metcalf's wide range of interests, but especially reflect his involvement in public utilities regulation and protection of the natural environment. Over half of the collection consists of general correspondence (1951-1978) arranged alphabetically by subject and government agency. Name index card files of correspondents are available, one of which is organized alphabetically, another is arranged by location in Montana. Additionally in the collection are series for bills, printed materials, campaign materials, speeches and writings, voting records, and clippings. The Vic Reinemer Subgroup consists of general correspondence, outgoing correspondence, and subject files generated by Reinemer in his capacity as Metcalf's executive secretary and as staff director of the Senate Subcommittee on Banking, Management, and Expenditures. A number of pieces of correspondence throughout the collection have a corresponding photograph which is housed in the Lee Metcalf Photograph Collection (Lot 31). A photocopied photograph can be found with a number of these pieces of correspondence in the collection.
 
Collection Title:Missouri to Montana in a Covered Wagon 1898
Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The essay Missouri to Montana in a Covered Wagon 1898 about 1965 Millie Talboys was prepared by Estelle C. Laughlin. The sketch describes the Stine family's decision to leave Missouri for Montana and incidents occurring along the way including interactions with photographer C. O. Corey and members of the Crow Indian tribe, and fording the Yellowstone River. Other parts of the reminiscence describe living in early Bozeman, Garneill, and Ubet, Montana. Talboys also mentions meeting Methodist minister William Wesley Van Orsdel.

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