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Montana (Anaconda and Butte) Letterhead and Billhead Collection
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  • Contributing Institution: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
    Title: Anaconda and Butte, Montana Letterhead and Billhead Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.2022.021
    Physical Description: 1.88 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): about 1850-1963
    Physical Location: Clark Library.
    Language of Material: English .

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.


    Clark Library purchase, Back of Beyond Books, 2022. The original collector of these materials is unknown.

    Processing History

    This collection was physically processed and described by Elizabeth Cervantes in January-February 2024.

    Scope and Contents

    The Montana Letterheads collection consists of various businesses in both Butte and Anaconda Montana throughout the late 19th and mid 20th centuries. The material includes: J.E Oppenheimer who was well known in the produce and cigar business; The Anaconda Copper Mining Company which was headquartered in Butte and was one of the largest copper mining companies of the century; The Standard Publishing Company; and The Butte Fair and Racing Association, which lists William Andrews Clark, Jr. as president and director, among many others.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts 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.