Montana -- History
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Official and family correspondence, legal documents, speeches, genealogical materials, notes, and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the collection dates from 1930 to 1958 and deals with the law practice and judgeship of Lyman H. Bennett. Also included are many materials that deal with Alden J. Bennett, a prominent banker and mayor of Virginia City, Montana.
Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. The item is a biography of William Henry White (1851-1938) who was a Montana pioneer, Indian fighter, and one of the command which buried the dead on the Custer battlefield in June of 1876. The item was submitted to the Old Army Press by Mrs. Theodore Heil for publication.
Description of experiences had in crossing the plains and mountains in the spring of 1863, settling in the eastern and unorganized portion of Idaho territory, and experiences had in that country in 1863-4
Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. The materials are early versions later published. "Curse not his Curls" is about George Armstrong Custer and the Battle of the Little Bighorn. "Strike Them Hard" is about a massacre of Piegan Indians on the Marias River on 23 Jan. 1870. These items were submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.
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.
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.
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.