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Finding Aid for the Images of Montana and the West 1800-1919 Mont.Coll.Photos
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Item 1, Folder 1

Calamity Jane. C.E. Finn, Livingston, Montana. [1860-1900?]

General Physical Description note: 11 x 16.5

General note

Black and white cabinet card. Given to the Clark by Nancy Schreier in 1993 after seeing an article in the newsletter about Calamity Jane.
Item 1, Folder 2

Joseph W. Culbertson. [1860-?]

General Physical Description note: 11 x 13

General note

Black and white photo postcard.
Item 1, Folder 3

Joseph W. Culbertson. 1919

General Physical Description note: 9 x 14

General note

Black and white print. "62 years of age in 1919. Indian Ex-Scout 20 years. 1876-1895 under Gen. N.A. Miles and Maj. Gen Lloyd Wheaton."
Item 1, Folder 4

Malcolm Clark. From only known photograph, in the Montana Historical Society. [1800-1870?]

General Physical Description note: 11.5 x 16

General note

Photocopy of a black and white print.
Item 1, Folder 5

Colonel Jacob Thompson, Missoula. Leon, Payton & Anderson, Hot Springs. [1800-?]

General Physical Description note: 10.5 x 16.5

General note

Black and white cabinet card.
Item 1, Folder 6

Mr. Gustavus R. Bechler, about 1873, Washington. ca. 1873

General Physical Description note: 7 x 9

General note

Reproduction of black and white print made in September 1919 at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Item 1, Folder 7

Charles Reynolds, "Lonesome Charlie", Custer's Scout 1876. D.F. Barry. 1876

General note

Black and white print.
Item 1, Folder 7-80

Granville Stuart Sketches. 1865, 1867

General Physical Description note: 16.5 x 11.5

General note

Includes four reproductions of sketches of Montana by Granville Stuart, including Phillipsburg, John Grant's residence near Deer Lodge City, a view of the Gold Creek Mountains from Deer Lodge City, and a view of Blackfoot City. A photocopy of a short biography of Stuart is also included.
Item 1, Folder 8

Major Marcus A. Reno. [1850-1889?]

General Physical Description note: 5.5 x 7

General note

Reproduction of a black and white print.
Item 1, Folder 9

Red Crow, Chief of Blood Indians. [1850-1899?]

General Physical Description note: 10 x 16.5

General note

Reproduction of a black and white print.
Item 1, Folder 10-11

Robert Meldrum. [1830-1860?]

General Physical Description note: 12 x 18

General note

Two reproductions of a black and white print.
Item 1, Folder 12-14

Kennett McKenzie. [1820-1860?]

General Physical Description note: 12 x 17

General note

Three reproductions of a black and white print. Photocopied biography lists McKenzie's name as 'Kenneth Mackenzie'. McKenzie founded Fort Union on the Montana/North Dakota border in 1828. Illustration appeared in Laut's "Blazed Trail of Old Frontier", 1926, p. 94.
Item 1, Folder 15

George Orr, Discoverer of Alder Gulch. [1863-1899?]

General Physical Description note: 8.5 x 17

General note

Reproduction of a black and white print.
Item 1, Folder 16-17

James Kipp. [1830-1880?]

General Physical Description note: 10 x 16.5

General note

Two reproductions of a daguerreotype.
Item 1, Folder 18

Neil Harris - J.L. Fisk. [1800-?]

General Physical Description note: 8 x 13

General note

Reproduction of a black and white print.
Item 1, Folder 19

"Yellowstone" Kelly. 1870

General Physical Description note: 12 x 17

General note

Reproduction from an old tin-type. "Mr. Kelly is seated at the right; John George Brown at the left; and Ed Lambert a Canadian character of the upper Missouri, in the center." The picture appeared in Joseph Hanson's "Conquest of the Missouri", Chicago, 1909 on p. 54.
Item 1, Folder 20-22

Father De Smet. G. Sohon's Photographic and Ambrotype Gallery, Market Street, San Francisco. 1863-1864

General Physical Description note: 6 x 10

General note

One original black and white print, and two copies of another black and white print.
Item 1, Folder 23

Major Alexander Culbertson, wife, and son Joseph. ca. 1862

General Physical Description note: 14 x 11

General note

Enlarged reproduction of a black and white print.
Item 1, Folder 24

Major Alexander Culbertson. [Peoria, Illinois.] 1865

General Physical Description note: 11.5 x 16

General note

Reproduction of a black and white print. Photo appears in Laut's "Blazed Trail of Old Frontier", 1926, p. 94.
Item 1, Folder 25

X. Biedler of Montana. [B.F.] Barry, Fort Assiniboine, Montana. 1881

General Physical Description note: 12 x 15.5

General note

Reproduction of a black and white print.
Item 1, Folder 26

William Cantrell (Flopping Bill). [1800-?]

General Physical Description note: 12.5 x 18

General note

Reproduction of a black and white print.
Item 1, Folder 27-31

Butte City, Montana. O.C. Bundy, Jackson St., Virginia City, Montana. 1876, 1878, unknown

General Physical Description note: 21 x 15.5 and 9 x 12

General note

Black and white prints. Includes views of the town of Butte City from a hill, views of a group of men in front of the Post Office block, and a later undated picture of the intersection of Broadway and Idaho streets.
Item 1, Folder 32-38

Helena, Montana. ca. 1860-1889

General Physical Description note: 13 x 7.5 to 20.5 x 12

General note

Includes black and white prints and a reproduction of a black and white sketch. Pictures include views of streets, buildings, and shops in Helena as well as panoramic views taken from outside of town. Two panoramas are taken as part of "Watkins' New Boudoir Series, Yo Semite, Pacific Coast, Yellowstone Park, etc., 427 Montgomery St., S.F.".
Item 1, Folder 39

Medium format black and white negatives.

General Physical Description note: 12 negatives

General note

Photos are of buildings and scenery in and near an unknown town. Includes Budd-Fisher Drug Company developing envelope; the store was located in Helena, Montana.
Item 1, Folder 40-42

Forts. 1886 and undated

General Physical Description note: 24 x 11.5 and 25 x 16.5

General note

Includes one black and white print of Fort Maginnis (1886) and two undated photocopies of sketches from books of Fort Vancouver (Washington) and Fort George (Oregon).
Item 1, Folder 43-51

Fort Union. ca. 1833-1866

General Physical Description note: 13 x 8.5

General note

Includes reproductions of seven sketches and two black and white prints. Sketches are of the exterior of Fort Union from multiple vantage points, and two sketches include Assiniboin Indians. Of the sketches, one was drawn by Granville Stuart, and another by Alexander Murray. Photographs include the exterior of Fort Union and a man sitting in front of a building inside the fort.
Item 1, Folder 52-59

Fort Benton and Fort Owen. ca. 1860-1880

General Physical Description note: 16.5 x 10.5

General note

Includes two reproductions of black and white prints and three reproductions of sketches of Fort Benton and three reproductions of sketches of Fort Owen. All images are of the exteriors of the forts.
Item 1, Folder 60-65

Forts. ca. 1844-1873

General Physical Description note: 16.5 x 10.5

General note

Includes reproductions of sketches of the following forts: Fort Peck, Fort Mortimer, Fort Rice, Fort Campbell, and Fort John. Also includes a reproduction of a black and white print of "Stanley's Stockade on the Yellowstone". Sketch artists include Granville Stuart, L.E. Fitch, and Alexander Murray. The photograph was taken by S.J. Morrow.
Item 1, Folder 66-71

Miscellaneous Sketches and Photographs. ca. 1830-1868

General Physical Description note: 16.5 x 11.5

General note

Includes reproductions of sketches of quartz mining in Idaho, a steamer ascending the Missouri River, a Cheyenne camp on the Tongue River, and Virginia City. Also includes reproductions of two photographs, including the Fisk expedition crossing the Red River in 1866 and of the Big Hole Battlefield.
Item 1, Folder 72-76

Miscellaneous Photographs. ca. 1867-1887, undated

General Physical Description note: 13.5 x 9; 24.5 x 11.5; 10 x 6; 20.5 x 14.5; and 14.5 x 10

General note

Includes a black and white print of a parade in Big Sandy, Montana; a reproduction of a black and white print of hydraulic gold mining in Confederate Gulch, Montana (later named Diamond City); people standing on a street corner in Virginia City, Montana; a print of a sketch of the first train on the Montana Central Railroad; and a black and white print of a man and a woman standing by a brick house.
Item 1, Folder 80-83

[Teddy Roosevelt and company pursue thieves.] Ingersoll, 40 East Third Street, St. Paul, [Minnesota]. [1886]

General Physical Description note: 14.5 x 10

General note

Includes four black and white prints on cabinet cards of Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt and company's search for thieves in the Dakota Territory. One print is of Roosevelt standing by his horse. Another is of William Seawall and Wilmot Dow standing in a boat with supplies and oars, ready to chase the thieves. Two other prints are of Roosevelt guarding the three prisoners, the "German", "Finnigan", and the "Half Breed". The story is recounted by Roosevelt in "Sherrif's Work on a Ranch", a chapter in "Ranch Life and the Hunting-trail" (1888).
Item 1, Folder 84-95

Teddy Roosevelt's Hunting Trip. ca. 1885-1888

General Physical Description note: 14.5 x 10

General note

Includes twelve black and white prints on cabinet cards related to a hunting trip taken by Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt in the Dakota Territory. Pictures include scenes of waterfalls and trees, the stables of Elk Horn Ranch, a dead cow elk in a wagon, a dead deer hanging by its hind legs, and multiple photographs of Old Man Tompkins and Wilmot Dow with horses and wagons.
Item 1, Folder 96

Our First Elk. L.A. Huffman, publisher, Miles City, Montana. [1885-1888?]

General Physical Description note: 16 x 9

General note

Includes one stereoscopic print of Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt kneeling by a dead elk. An advertisement below the print reads "Yellowstone Park Views, Indian Portraits and Choicest Pictures in Great Variety. Apply for Catalogue."
Box 2, Folder 1

Photograph of Charles Rumley, James Fergus, W.W. DeLacey, Homer Harris, Samuel F. Hansen, Granville Stuart, Con. Kohes, Jos. Brown and Mathew Carroll 1878

Note

Gift of Cora E. Sanders, date unknown (MS.1942.004).