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Finding Aid for the Images of Montana and the West 1800-1919 Mont.Coll.Photos
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  • Processing History
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: Images of Montana and the West
    Identifier/Call Number: Mont.Coll.Photos
    Contributing Institution: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.42 Linear feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): 1800-1919
    Abstract: This collection contains images of people and places in the Montana and Dakota Territories and other locations in the western United States. Individuals photographed include Calamity Jane, Malcolm Clark, Theodore Roosevelt, and others. Places photographed include towns, mining camps, wilderness areas, and forts. Images primarily include originals and reproductions of black and white photographic prints and sketches; there is one stereographic print. Items date primarily from the 1860s to 1890s.
    Physical location: Clark Library
    creator: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts or photographs must be submitted in writing to the Clark Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Images of Montana and the West, Mont. coll. Photos, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    Most images were acquired from the Charles N. Kessler Papers of the Montana Collection. The Calamity Jane photograph was donated by Nancy Schreier in 1993. The photograph of Virginia City (#74) was donated by John Howell in 1937.

    Processing History

    Processed by Jamie Henricks, September 2009

    Scope and Content

    This collection contains images of people and places primarily in the Montana Territory. Individuals photographed include Calamity Jane, Malcolm Clark, Theodore Roosevelt, and others in Montana and Dakota Territories. Places photographed include towns, mining camps, wilderness areas, and forts. Other locations in the western United States are also included. Images include original black and white photographic prints, reproductions of black and white prints and sketches, cabinet cards, and one stereographic print. Items date primarily from the 1860s to 1890s.
    The photos retain their original order, and appear thematically. Photos are described by title or caption when possible, otherwise a title is supplied. The photographer and date is listed when available. Dimensions of items are given in centimeters. Many photos have further background information written in pencil about the subjects in the pictures, but this information is not included in the finding aid.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Calamity Jane, 1852-1903
    Kessler, Charles N. (Charles Nickolas), 1874-1957
    Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
    Dakota Territory--Pictorial works
    Helena (Mont.)--Pictorial works.
    Photographs--United States--19th century
    West (U.S.)--Pictorial works