Jackie Loesel Diary, 1971-1974

Overview of the Collection

Losel, Jacqueline Jo
Jackie Loesel Diary
1 item
Collection Number
Collection 2274, MtBC, us (collection)
The Jackie Loesel Diary contains brief entries and discusses fellow employees, movies and concerts attended, books read, scenic places visited in the park, as well as special employee parties.
Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Montana State University-Bozeman Library
Merrill G Burlingame Special Collections
P.O. Box 173320
Bozeman, MT
Telephone: 4069944242
Fax: 4069942851
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Jacqueline Jo Loesel was an employee for Hamilton Stores at Fishing Bridge fountain and curio shop in Yellowstone National Park during the summer of 1971 and made a brief visit the following year on August 1-2, 1972. Her diary entries on the pages for June 10 through September 1 include both her 1971 working summer and her visit the following year. Other entries on the same pages, made in 1973 and 1974 list unrelated activities such as television programs and movies watched by Loesel.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Yellowstone Park diary entries are brief and discuss fellow employees; movies and concerts attended and books read; scenic places visited in the park; and special employee parties including "Christmas in August" and the annual watermelon party.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Jackie Loesel of Bozeman, Montana, donated a photocopy of selected pages from her five-year diary that ran from 1971 to 1974 to the Montana State University Library on July 27, 1992.

Processing Note

This collection was processed 2009 May 28

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Women-Montana-Diaries

Geographical Names

  • Yellowstone National Park-Description and travel
  • Yellowstone National Park-Officials and employees-Diaries

Form or Genre Terms

  • Diaries