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Alice Marie Kleinschmidt Papers, 1865-1890
Overview of the Collection
- Kleinschmidt, Alice M.
- Alice Marie Kleinschmidt Papers
- 1 folder
- Collection Number
- Collection 0085, MtBC, us (collection)
- The Kleinschmidt papers consist of a military discharge certificate made out to Jacob F. Blattner, three stock certificates issued by the Copper Bell Mining Company of Helena issued to Theodore H. Kleinschmidt on January 6, 1890, and a homestead certificate issued by the United States General Land Office for Antony Claus for 160 acres near Helena, Montana, issued October 19, 1883.
Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Montana State University-Bozeman Library
Merrill G Burlingame Special Collections
P.O. Box 173320
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Alice Marie Goodson was born on March 16, 1883 in Lancashire, England and moved to the United States afterwards. She married Erwin H Kleinschmidt of Bozeman and the couple had three children. Following Erwin’s death in 1921, Alice continued to live in Bozeman. She eventually moved to Garden Grove, California, where she died in May, 1971.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Kleinschmidt papers consist of a military discharge certificate made out to Jacob F. Blattner, the maternal grandfather of Erwin H. Kleinschmidt. Blattner had been a private in the 4th Iowa Cavalry and was discharged on May 30, 1865. Three stock certificates issued by the Copper Bell Mining Company of Helena, Montana are also in the collection. The shares were issued to Theodore H. Kleinschmidt, the father of Erwin H. Kleinschmidt, on January 6, 1890. The final item in the collection is a homestead certificate issued by the United States General Land Office for Antony Claus for 160 acres near Helena, Montana, issued October 19, 1883. The relationship between Claus and the Kleinschmidt family is unclear.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Original documents collected by Alice M. Kleinschmidt of Bozeman, Montana, were donated by her to Montana State University sometime around 1965. This collection incorporates material formerly designated as collections 88 and 89.
This collection was processed 2015 August 14
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Kleinschmidt family -- Archives
Form or Genre Terms
- Financial records
- Military records