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Daughters of the American Revolution. Mount Hyalite Chapter Records

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Daughters of the American Revolution. Mount Hyalite Chapter Records consist of positive photocopies from the chapter's minute book and typed speech transcriptions, along with a cassette recording of a speech delivered to the group in 1975. The collection includes: photocopies of a handwritten speech and its typed transcription, titled "Here I Stand" by Margaret P. Griffin, placed in the same folder as Griffin's remarks at the Sacagawea historical marker in Three Forks, 1920; the minutes for the meeting of January 20, 1949, summarizing the program delivered by Mary Hunter Doane entitled "Pioneer Days," and a transcription of the speech, which gives a general discussion of Bozeman's founding and the arrival of the Andrew Jackson Hunter family in 1864; a typed speech delivered by Charlotte Stafford Koch on April 15, 1955 regarding DAR historical markers; a typed speech of Mrs. Verne Sexton, delivered in 1960 titled "The First Settlers in the Gallatin and How They Came"; an audiocassette recording, a CD rom, and typed transcription of an untitled speech delivered by Dr. Richard Roeder to the chapter in 1975 regarding Gallatin County pioneers.
 
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Gallatin Valley Female Seminary

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Gallatin Valley Female Seminary essay gives the history of the institution from its establishment in 1872 by Presbyterian minister Lyman B. Crittenden to its closing in 1878. The essay quotes extensively contemporary newspaper accounts of the school and presents two lists of former students, one in 1872 and the other for 1874. The essay describes the activities of the teachers and students, the curriculum, and the physical description of the school's buildings and their location.
 
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Irene Thatcher Scrapbooks

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Thatcher scrapbooks consist of two volumes. The first, which covers the years 1963-1966, deals with the Montana Centennial train and contains newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and passenger lists all dealing with the train’s organization and journey to New York in 1964. The second scrapbook contains newspaper clippings dating from 1948 to 1955 about Madison and Gallatin County pioneers, including Lilla Bogert, Frieda Bull, Elmer Cass, Mary Hunter Doane, Caroline McGill, Pete Karst, Frank “Doc” Nelson, Lester Pierstorff, and Davis Willson.

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