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Bozeman Post Office Records, 1871-1912
Overview of the Collection
- Bozeman Post Office (Bozeman, Mont.)
- Bozeman Post Office Records
- 1.8 linear feet
- Collection Number
- Collection 2130, MtBC, us (collection)
- The Bozeman Post Office records consist of a single volume cash book and eight volumes of account and record books.
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.
- Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
Historical NoteReturn to Top
The United States Post Office at Bozeman, Montana was established on December 7, 1868, and the first postmaster was Joseph Roth. Prior to that date mail was delivered to the town by private carriers. Other postmasters at Bozeman included: Joseph Hopkins Taylor, 1870-1883; Edward C. Alderson, 1883-1885; Robert P. Menefee, 1885-1889; George Budd, 1889-1892; Frank J. Nesbitt, 1892-1896; Daniels H. Brooks, 1896-1897; William B. Rurket, 1897-1902; Ira L. Kirk, 1902-1911, Allan Cameron, 1911-1915.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Bozeman Post Office records consist of a single volume cash book and eight volumes of account and record books. The volumes are not complete and have been chronologically arranged.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Record books maintained by the United States Post Office at Bozeman, Montana were transferred to Special Collections from the Museum of the Rockies on December 18, 1984. They had been initially donated by Jack Lutes to the Museum on November 9, 1962. A single volume from the Salesville (Gallatin Gateway) post office has been removed for separate processing.
This collection was processed 2009 April 2
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||Postmasters cash book||August 4, 1871-October 12, 1875|
|1||Postmasters account and record book||July 1887-June 30, 1891|
|1||Postmasters account and record book||December 1898-September 25, 1900|
|1||Postmasters account and record book||October 1901-October 6, 1902|
|1||Postmasters account and record book||October 1902-July 11, 1904|
|1||Postmasters account and record book||July 1904-June 25, 1906|
|2||Postmasters account and record book||July 1906-June 22, 1908|
|2||Postmasters account and record book||July 1908-June 27, 1910|
|2||Postmasters account and record book||July 1910-April 1, 1912|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Postal service-Montana-Bozeman