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Mrs. W.J. Beall Scrapbook

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Mrs. W.J. Beal Scrapbook created by Rosa V. Beall, contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and personal memorabilia all pertaining to the Beall family or the history of Bozeman and Gallatin County. Subjects mentioned in the clippings include: Beall Park, Bogert's Grove, Bozeman Opera House, Commercial National Bank of Bozeman, East Gallatin Farmer's Club, Episcopal Church, Fairfield Seminary, Mystic Lake Dam flood, Freemasonry, Railroads, and the West Gallatin Highway.
 
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Charles P. Blakeley Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Charles P. Blakeley Papers consist of legal and financial documents which include: receipts for taxes and other personal business from Kansas Territory and Gallatin County; an Attorney's License from the Supreme Court of Montana Territory; a certificate of election as sheriff of Gallatin County; appointment as the Register of the Land Office in Bozeman, Montana; certificates from the Knights of Honor and the Society of Montana Pioneers; lists recording settlers of Old Central Park and Confederate Veterans of Sterling Price Camp No. 1378; letters and a telegram (from W.A. Clark); newspaper clippings; manuscripts of memorable events of his life plus a book length autobiography titled "A Sketch of the Life of Charles Presston Blakeley as Told by Himself" and assorted memorabilia and ephemera.
 
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Merrill G. Burlingame Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Merrill G. Burlingame Papers are primarily research files that reflect Burlingame's lifelong history of Montana and the American West. Subjects represented are: the history of Bozeman and Gallatin County, Montana and associated individuals; the history of Montana State University and associated individuals; the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ); Captain Gustavus C. Doane, Second U.S. Cavalry; Montana Native Americans. There is also a small group of personal papers containing familial correspondence and genealogical information on the Burlingame family. Original documents created or collected by the William W. Alderson family, Gustavus C. Doane, and Harriette Cushman are also part of the Burlingame papers.
 
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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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Gallatin County Bicentennial Oral History Project Collection

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Gallatin County Bicentennial Oral History Project Collection consists of eighty-three tape recorded interviews with senior citizens of Bozeman and Gallatin County. The topics cover a wide variety of historical subjects including: agriculture, amusements, business, industry, merchants, churches, communications, education, electrical power, ethnic groups, the Depression, homemaking, immigrants, Native Americans, medicine, Montana State College, organizations, frontier and pioneer life, politics and government, prominent families, religion, social life and customs, Spanish American War, transportation, weather and natural disasters, World War I, and World War II. Places mentioned Belgrade, Bozeman, Bridger Canyon, Chestnut, Churchill, Gallatin Canyon, Manhattan, Salesville, Springhill, Three Forks, and Yellowstone National Park.
 
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Caroline McGill Collection

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Caroline McGill Collection consists of: autobiographical materials, including a transcription of travel notes originally kept by McGill on the back of postcards during her 1909-1910 European tour, her reminiscences of Gallatin Canyon prior to her purchase of the 320 Ranch in 1936, and notes on the establishment of the Museum of the Rockies; an original manuscript history of Gallatin Canyon prepared by McGill from various interviews, letters, and research readings supplemented by an index prepared by Harriet Cushman and members of the Montana Institute for the Arts; subject files pertaining mostly to personalities associated with the history of Gallatin Canyon; tourist information brochures and pamphlets; general personal and research correspondence.
 
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Montana Institute of the Arts Bozeman History Group Records

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Montana Institute of the Arts Bozeman History Group Collection contains compact disc recordings taken from the original reel-to-reel and cassette magnetic recordings of their meetings, their interviews with selected individuals, and their special projects such as radio dramatizations from 1948 to 1977. Also included in the series are meeting notes and transcripts, and administrative files of the Montana Institute of the Arts along with materials pertaining to the groups special projects.
 
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Francis L. Niven Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Francis L. Niven Papers consists of business records and family papers. The business records include: North Side Market records of financial accounts of the store and feed lot as well as slaughter records; correspondence with the United States Office of Price Administration/Stabilization and Montana's Congressional delegation; copies of North Side Market newspaper advertisements; records and correspondence concerning a shipment of live cattle and sheep to Turkey in 1958. The family papers include those of Scheytt and Niven families, particularly household lists and financial accounts, including some from the Sheytt Brother's store in Maudlow; Francis Niven's official report on homesteads in Musselshell County for the Federal Emergency Relief Administration in 1935 and his history of the North Side Market; photographs of Francis Niven's championship sheep, livestock intended for shipment to Turkey, and snapshots taken by Ethel Scheytt Niven of unidentified friends in the Maudlow, Montana area in the 1920s.
 
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Minnie Paugh Oral History Collection

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The interviews represented in this collection are an eclectic mix of Montana citizens sought out by Paugh in her attempts to document the state's history. Never a trained interviewer, and a recording technician of limited competence at best, Paugh's interviews are uneven and represented by complete transcriptions, partial transcriptions, summary notes, and sometimes only by the tape itself. Montana places mentioned include: Fergus County, Gallatin County, Madison County, Powder River County, Bercail, Bozeman, Broadus, Browning, Butte, Fort Custer, Judith Gap, Lewistown, Two Dot, and Wisdom. Subjects include sheep and cattle ranching, homesteading, electric power generation, education, Battle of the Big Hole, the Yellowstone Expedition of 1869, Sisika Indians, Chippewa Cree Indians, and commerce.
 
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Stone Family Collection

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Franklin Leonard Stone Family Collection includes original and typewritten transcripts of diaries, letters, reminiscences, and other documents written by Franklin L. Stone, Julia Stone, Emma Stone Moss, Isla Cain, and William Shunk. The materials in this collection provide insight into the family's journey to Montana and their early years. Also present are the observations and reflections on ranching, vigilante activity in Virginia City, gold field activities, Indian and settlements along the Columbia River, early Gallatin County school information, and other assorted topics.

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