K. Ross Toole Archives clipping scrapbook collection, 1903-1950

Overview of the Collection

Creator
K. Ross Toole Archives
Title
K. Ross Toole Archives clipping scrapbook collection
Dates
1903-1950 (inclusive)
Quantity
3.0 linear feet
Collection Number
Mss 753
Summary
This collection of scrapbooks, from a variety of sources and creators, include clippings about Montana history, pioneers, and politics, as well as Charles Lindbergh and World War II political cartoons.
Repository
University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
University of Montana
32 Campus Dr. #9936
59812-9936
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 4062432053
Fax: 4062434067
library.archives@umontana.edu
Access Restrictions

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of Archives and Special Collections, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and The University of Montana-Missoula.

Languages
English

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

These scrapbooks from a variety of sources and creators include clippings about Montana history, pioneers, and politics. There is also a scrapbook about Charles Lindbergh and a set of scrapbooks of World War II political cartoons.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes.

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number], K. Ross Toole Archives Clipping Scrapbook Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Custodial History

In many cases the chain of ownership of the clipping scrapbooks in this collection is unknown. Where previous ownership is known or suspected, a note is included in the description of the scrapbook.

Acquisition Information

In many cases there is no information about who donated a scrapbook to the Archives. When ownership information is known or suspected a note has been made in the description of the scrapbook. The majority of the scrapbooks were likely acquired prior to the 1970s by the UM Museum and /or the University of Montana's Museum and Northwest History Collection, the precursors to the Archives.

Future Additions

It is possible that clipping scrapbooks will be added to this collection in the future.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1 Scrapbook 1
Probably from Bessie Tice
12 1/4 inches x 9 1/2 inches
Scrapbook includes clippings about Montana pioneers and a 1944 Society of Montana Pioneers convention program. This scrapbook was likely created by Bessie Tice of the Drummond / Dear Lodge, Montana area.
circa 1935-1950
1 Scrapbook 2
Probably from Bessie Tice
12 3/4 inches x 10 1/4 inches
This scrapbook includes clippings of the Deer Lodge and Drummond, Montana area, Montana pioneers and historic events and a few of Tombstone, Arizona. The scrapbook was likely created by Bessie Tice of the Drummond / Dear Lodge, Montana area.
circa 1935
1 Scrapbook 3
14 inches x 10 1/4 inches
This scrapbook includes clippings about Montana pioneers, Native Americans, and historic events and trends, some even before Montana was a territory. The glued-on front title reads "Echoes From the Distant Past."
circa 1930-1940
2 Scrapbook 4
8 1/2 inches x 10 1/2 inches
The bulk of the clippings in this scrapbook are about mining and politics in Butte and Anaconda. The clippings are from newspapers ranging from Montana to Salt Lake City, Arizona, New York, Philadelphia, and Montreal.
circa 1903-1912
3 Scrapbook 5
Lillian Bodack
15 inches x 9 inches
Scrapbook includes clippings about the famous pilot Charles Lindbergh's flying exploits, his marriage to Anne Morrow, and the birth of their son, as well as a few loose clippings about other pilots of the time. The clippings are from a variety of newspapers including the Missoulian, the New York World, and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Donated by Lillian Bodack.
circa 1927-1931
4 and 5 Scrapbook 6
Blanche E. Hardy
12 volumes
The twelve chronologically organized scrapbooks include political cartoons about World War II and provide a significant history of social and political attitudes during the war. The cartoons are from newspapers such as the Boston Evening Transcript, the Boston Daily Globe, the Boston Herald, and the Christian Science Monitor. Although the bulk of the cartoons were clipped from those Boston newspapers, many are reprints from other major cities' papers. Among the cartonists are Pulitzer Prize winners Bruce Russell and Herb Block. Scrapbooks compiled by Blanche E. Hardy of Boston and donated by Moira Payne, the daughter of Hardy's business partner.
1939-1944

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Frontier and pioneer life--Montana
  • Pioneers--Montana
  • World War, 1939-1945--Caricatures and cartoons

Personal Names

  • Lindbergh, Charles A.(Charles Augustus), 1902-1974

Geographical Names

  • Montana--History
  • Montana--Politics and government

Form or Genre Terms

  • Political cartoons
  • Scrapbooks