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Salesville Post Office Records, 1887-1888
Overview of the Collection
- Salesville Post Office (Salesville, Mont.)
- Salesville Post Office Records
- 1 volume
- Collection Number
- Collection 2425, MtBC, us (collection)
- The Salesville Post Office Records consist of a single account and record book, an official form specifically for a "fourth class office" and detailing quarterly activities.
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 Salesville, Montana was established on June 10, 1880 and discontinued on July 26, 1888. The first postmaster was Norman A. Webb. Salesville's post office was reestablished on March 19, 1890 and on March 1, 1927 the name was changed to Gallatin Gateway. The other postmaster from the first period of operation was William G. Alexander who was appointed on July 30, 1886.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Salesville Post Office records consist of a single account and record book, an official form specifically for a "fourth class office" and detailing quarterly activities.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Record book maintained by the United States Post Office at Salesville, Montana was transferred to Special Collections from the Museum of the Rockies on December 18, 1984. It had been initially donated by Jack Lutes to the Museum on November 9, 1962 and had first been accessioned as part of collection 2130.
This collection was processed 2009 April 21
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Postal service-Montana-Gallatin Gateway
- Salesville (Mont.)