Dornblaser Field photograph album, 1925

Overview of the Collection

Dornblaser Field photograph album
1925 (inclusive)
1 album
Collection Number
Mss 723
Photograph album documenting the construction of Dornblaser Field, the athletic field and stadium at the University of Montana in Missoula.
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
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 4062432053
Fax: 4062434067
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.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Construction of Dornblaser Field on the University of Montana campus in Missoula was planned in the early 1920s, but for financial reasons work did not begin until 1925. The field was named for Paul Dornblaser, an exceptional student and athlete who was killed in World War I.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This photograph album contains images and a small amount of explanatory text documenting the construction of Dornblaser Field on the University of Montana Missoula (State University of Montana) campus in 1925. A number of the individuals involved in the construction work are named including Arnie Gillette, Cammie Meagher, Andy Cogswell, Ted Hodges, Bill Hodges, Hungry Griffin, Tom Streit, R. C. Hugenin, Henry Kain and Bob Dalke. The album ends with a photograph of W. E. Schreiber, Professor of Physical Education, and the caption "Doc and his gym."

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. Copyright not transferred to The University of Montana

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number], Dornblaser Field Photograph Album, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Custodial History

The chain of ownership of this album is unknown.

Acquisition Information

There is no information available about how this album came to be in the Archives.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Football stadiums--Montana--Missoula--Design and construction--Photographs

Corporate Names

  • Dornblaser Field (Missoula, Mont. : 1925-1968)--Photographs
  • State University of Montana (Missoula)--Football
  • State University of Montana (Missoula)--Photographs

Form or Genre Terms

  • Photograph albums--Montana--Missoula