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Eugene Smith Fishing Diaries, 1997-2003
Overview of the Collection
- Smith, Eugene, 1927-
- Eugene Smith Fishing Diaries
- .4 linear feet
- Collection Number
- Collection 2611, MtBC, us (collection)
- The Eugene Smith Fishing Diaries consists of seven fishing journals Eugene kept from 1997-2003 describing river conditions, gear, flies, weather, and catch on several rivers in the greater Bozeman area.
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
Eugene Smith was born in 1927 in David City, Nebraska. He worked as a Foreign Student Advisor at University of Colorado, Boulder before moving to Bozeman with his wife, author Phyllis Smith, in 1988. Eugene has spent more than 80 years angling across the US and nearly 30 fishing the rivers around his home in Bozeman.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The collection consists of seven fishing journals Eugene kept from 1997-2003 describing river conditions, gear, flies, weather, and catch on several rivers in the greater Bozeman area.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Seven handwritten fishing diaries and fifty-eight volumes on fishing were donated to Montana State University by Eugene Smith of Bozeman, Montana on October 9, 2015. The volumes were separated for item level cataloging.
This collection was processed 2016 December 27
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top