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William R. Allen papers

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:William Allen was a Wise River and Anaconda, Montana, mine owner, railroad builder and lieutenant governor. This collection (1903-1953) consist of general correspondence, legal documents, organization papers, and financial records of several of William R. Allen's companies. There are subgroups for 16 companies, including the Boston and Montana Development Company, the Boston-Montana Corporation, the French Gulch Mining Company, and the Montana Southern Railway Company. There is also a small amount of political material. See user restriction note for restiction information on material use.
 
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John R. Lucas Papers

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:John Lucas was mine superintendent of the Granite-BiMetallic Consolidated Mining Company and other mining operations in the Philipsburg, Montana, area. Papers (1903-1916) include general correspondence with Paul A. Fusz, Charles D. McLure, and others about the operation of the mines. There are also materials on the Montana Democratic Party and the United Confederate Veterans.
 
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Merchants National Bank records

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:The Merchants National Bank of Helena, Montana, was originally established as L.H. Hershfield and Co. in Virginia City, Montana Territory, and for many years operated as L.H. Hershfield and Bro. It went into receivership in 1897. Records (1865-1903) consist of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and organizational materials. There are subgroups for the White Sulphur Springs Association and for the United Hebrew Benevolent Association.
 
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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.
 
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Cornelius B. Nolan Papers

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:Cornelius Nolan (1855-1922) was a Helena, Montana, attorney in partnership with Thomas J. Walsh; Democratic Party leader; and mining investor. Papers include outgoing correspondence (1888-1896); general correspondence (1902-1932); court papers (1906-1920); financial records (1887-1923); legal documents (1891-1916), and clippings (1897-1922), covering the activities of the law firms of Nolan and Bean; and Walsh, Nolan and Scallon. There are subgroups for Cornelius' wife Harriet Shober Nolan (1894-1918); the Libby Placer Mining Company (1907-1918); Thomas J. Walsh (1907-1932); and Fletcher White (1898-1912).
 
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Thomas Charles Power papers

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary: T.C. Power was a Montana merchandise, transportation, mining, ranching, banking, and real estate magnate; and U.S. Senator from Montana from 1890 to 1895. Collection (1868-1950) includes personal, business, and political correspondence plus financial and legal papers of many of his business enterprises. Collection documents Power's involvement in military and Indian trade, steamboating, freighting, stage coach lines, mail contracts, cattle and sheep ranching, mining, banking, bridge building, townsite development, and other enterprises.
 
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Guide to the Scandinavians in Washington's Politics Research Paper

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:An historical account of the influence of Scandinavian Americans on Pacific Northwest politics and political movements, beginning with Scandinavian settlement of Washington State in the late 19th Century until the mid 1970s.
 
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Young Democratic Club of Montana records

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:These records of the Young Democratic Club of Montana consist of the personal working files (1936-1939) of Gail Meagher Brown as secretary, editor, national committee woman, and regional representative. Included are general correspondence, organizational materials, subject files, newsletters, and miscellany.

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