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Stuart, Granville, 1834-1918

 Person

Biography

Granville Stuart (1834-1918) was a prominent rancher and historian in Montana.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Allis Brown Stuart correspondence, circa 1928

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1534 Series 10
Scope and Contents

This series contains correspondence between Allis Brown Stuart and R. S. Ellison, concerning the Granville Stuart papers collection, all dated in 1928. She was still living in Montana. Also included in the series is the copy of a lecture given by Mrs. Granville Stuart about the Stuart's trip to South America, and a list of books sent to Kessler.

Dates: circa 1928

Granville Stuart career papers, circa 1851-1903

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1534 Series 3
Scope and Contents

This series contains materials which pertain to all of Granville Stuart's different careers in Montana, circa 1851-1903. The materials include inventories, meeting minutes, business agreements, reports, certificates of appointment, notes, and a typescript description of his first book, "Montana As It Is."

Dates: circa 1851-1903

Granville Stuart correspondence, 1863-1917

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1534 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence to or from Granville Stuart, spanning the years 1863-1917. Stuart copied most of his incoming and outgoing in letterpress copybooks. The others were placed in files alphabetically. The letters mostly pertain to his life and activities while he was living in Montana.

Dates: 1863-1917

Granville Stuart diaries, 1893, 1887

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1534 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains diaries written by Granville Stuart in 1887 and 1893, while living in Montana. Stuart recorded information about his daily life in these diaries, marked significant dates and events, and wrote down verses or passages from literature. He also recorded some expenses in the back of the diaries.

Dates: 1893; 1887

Granville Stuart photographs, 1864-1924

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1534 Series 6
Scope and Contents This series contains photographs that were collected by or given to Granville Stuart for his research on Montana history, circa 1788-1910. Most of the photographs are of landscapes in Yellowstone and Montana, along with portraits of Native Americans and others, including Ulysses S. Grant. Also included are photographs of sketches done by Stuart. The photographers include W. H. Culver, Thomas H. Rutter, Edgar H. Train, and L. A. Hoffman. An itemized list of the photographs can be found in the...
Dates: 1864-1924

Granville Stuart research on Montana history, circa 1861-1916

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1534 Series 7
Scope and Contents

This series contains Granville Stuart's research and reference relating to Montana's history, circa 1861-1916. Most of the series is comprised of cattle industry papers, mining industry papers, and political materials, along with a large group of miscellaneous items. Some of the items include letters, receipts, agreements, and programs, all pertaining to events occurring in Montana.

Dates: circa 1861-1916

Granville Stuart scrapbooks, 1865-1918

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1534 Series 11
Scope and Contents

This series is comprised of three scrapbooks, put together by Granville and Allis Brown Stuart, from 1865 to 1918, while they were living in Montana. The scrapbooks include newspaper clippings concerning cattlemen's meetings and Granville's death, along with letters of condolence to Allis.

Dates: 1865-1918

Granville Stuart sketches, circa 1861-1898

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1534 Series 5
Scope and Contents This series is comprised of sketches and watercolors done by Granville Stuart while he was the State Land Agent, circa 1861-1898. A few of the watercolors were done by others, and then given to Stuart. Most of the sketches are of scenic locations in Montana, such as Missoula Mills, Deer Lodge City, and Mammoth Hot Springs. A few others were done during Stuart's travels in South America. The watercolors done by others are also mostly of locations in Montana, with a few regarding Native...
Dates: circa 1861-1898

Granville Stuart writings, circa 1857-1917

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1534 Series 4
Scope and Contents

This series contains Granville Stuart's writings, circa 1857-1915. Most of the writings are historical sketches or experiences that happened to Stuart throughout his career and travels. The majority of the writings deal with the cattle industry, expeditions and trips (such as navigating down the Missouri River), Native Americans, and pioneers. He also included weather records and reminiscences about his life. Stuart wrote most of these while living in Montana.

Dates: circa 1857-1917

James Stuart correspondence, circa 1860-1909

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1534 Series 8
Scope and Contents

This series contains papers generated by and for James Stuart, circa 1860-1909, while he was living in Montana. There are letters, both incoming and outgoing, receipts, documents, agreements, account books, and other miscellaneous material. Many pertain to his personal life, trips, and also his time as a miner.

Dates: circa 1860-1909

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Record 12
Collection 2
 
Subject
Montana -- History 11
Montana -- Description and travel 8
Agriculture and Natural Resources 7
Ranching 7
Letters 5