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David J. Bailey Reminiscence

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The David J. Bailey Reminiscence consists of a Carbon typescript copy of an original reminiscence written by Bailey in 1900. The text describes Bailey's journey from Indiana to Montana in 1865 and his experiences as a rancher, teacher, merchant, and public servant.
 
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Francis E. Beall Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Francis E. Beall Papers contains a photocopied manuscript of family history written in 1957 entitled "A Dream of an Empire." There are several handwritten essays concerning: the history of Butte; a childhood accident suffered by Francis and treated by Butte doctors; the early days of the Butte Electric Power Company and the Montana Power Company; a horse named Prince owned by Francis during his childhood at Waterloo. Included is a synopsis of a June 26, 1966 interview with Francis by MSU Special Collections librarian Minnie Paugh, as well as the letters she received from him from 1969 to 1971. There is also an original photograph of the Beall family at their Waterloo ranch, circa 1880.
 
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David B. Christie Family Letters

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The David B. Christie Family Letters were written by David and Emma or sent to them by other family members. The letters predominantly reflect the sharing of family information within the context of their daily lives. Most of the letters between David and Emma reveal the dreams, goals, and struggles of moving to Montana.
 
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Walter Cooper and Eugene F. Bunker Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Walter Cooper and Eugene F. Bunker Papers include both personal and business materials. Walter Cooper's papers contain diaries, an autobiography, business and legal papers as well as literary manuscripts he wrote. Eugene Bunker's papers deal mainly with his legal practice. They include papers and correspondence from lawsuits he filed for clients, correspondence regarding the closing of family estates, and legal papers for businesses he represented.
 
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Benjamin Dailey Diary

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Benjamin Dailey Diary is a photocopy of a typed transcription taken from the original, July 26-September, 1866, whose location is unknown.
 
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Jessie Louise Donaldson-Anne Banks Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Jessie Louise Donaldson-Anne Banks Papers consist of originals and copies of transcriptions, a set of audio tapes; rough drafts of an autobiography; research notes; drafts of published and unpublished stories; royalty papers; legal agreements; correspondence with publishers, writers, friends and colleagues; color illustrations; pencil drawings; newspaper clippings; photographs; student papers and memorabilia.
 
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Engelfried and Esler Records

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Engelfried and Esler Records consist of three ledger books and a letter press book maintained by Frank Esler during his Montana residence under both of his business names. Entries include transactions at Argenta, Jefferson City, and Bozeman, notes by E. J. Owenhouse, who likely absorbed Esler's saddlery business in the 1880s, and entries dated 1877-1880.
 
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Fannie Louise Davis Ennis Speeches and Essay Transcripts

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Fannie Louise Davis Ennis Speeches and Essay Transcripts consist of three typewritten transcriptions of two speeches and an essay written by Fannie Ennis detailing early Montana history, a overview of Yellowstone, and Ennis's memories of growing up in Virginia City. The typescript is supplemented with a photocopy of the original handwritten first page and a copy of Fannie's marriage license.
 
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Fisher Family Record

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Fisher Family Record consists of a combination transcription and genealogy essay. Included in the essay are transcriptions of several family letters written in 1863, 1867, and 1869. Genealogical charts of the Baker, Gardner, and Fisher families and a history of the Bozeman Presbyterian Church complete the document.
 
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Lucy Young Ford Letter

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Lucy Young Ford Letter was written by Mrs. Ford to her husband to report to him on her activities as a schoolteacher at the Blackfeet Agency. The letter mentions many of the couple's friends back east in the context of asking about their health and activities. Other descriptions include regarding the students in her school, a description of the funeral of an Indian child who was buried in the ground contrary to the tribe's traditional method, and the social and leisure activities of the Anglo members of the agency staff like amateur theatricals and playing croquet.

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