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MS 032 - Edward Becker Collection of Indian Photographs

 Collection — Box: MS32.01
Identifier: MS 032
Abstract

Edward Becker was the Indian Agent at the Crow Agency, Montana in 1898. This collection contains a photograph album assembled by Becker with approximately 94 black and white images depicting life and ceremony among the Crow Indians. There are also two portraits of Becker, a snapshot of Becker with William F. Cody, and the document from president McKinley naming Becker as Indian Agent. The photographer of the photos in this album is Fred E. Miller.

Dates: Created: 1898-1898; Other: Date acquired: 12/14/1982

MS 043 - Roland Reed Photographs

 Collection — Box: MS43.01
Identifier: MS 043
Abstract

Photographs of Native American Indians by Roland Reed, probably taken primarily in Montana (including Glacier National Park) circa 1909-1915.  Most of the photographs are posed, showing the subjects outdoors wearing traditional clothing, often next to scenic natural features such as waterfalls, streams, and rock formations.  Some were published in James Willard Schultz’s Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park, 1916.

Dates: Created: 1909-1915; Other: Date acquired: 08/21/1986

MS 046 - Glenbow Photograph Album Collection

 Collection — Box: MS46.01
Identifier: MS 046
Abstract Photograph album containing approximately sixty black-and-white and sepia photographs (albumin prints) taken in Montana around 1900.  It includes images of soldiers, military camps, forts, the Little Bighorn Battlefield, Lame Deer (on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, previously named the Tongue River Reservation), the Cheyenne people, and Western life in general.  The album is 28.5 x 18.2 cm with cardboard pages and black covers with leather corners.  “Photographs” appears on the...
Dates: Created: 1895-1905; Other: Date acquired: 10/24/1985

MS 051 - Western Scenes: Woodcuts and Engravings

 Collection
Identifier: MS 051
Abstract

Collection consists of various published images of western scenes cut out of various publications, including Picturesque and Marvels of the New World, as well as French and German language books and newspapers. The plates represent scenes from the American west and give a good indication of how the United States was pictured in the mid-nineteenth century.

Dates: Created: 1842-1937

MS 328 - Mainhardt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 328
Abstract

The collection consists of materials collected by Alexander “Alec” F.C. Greene while he worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the Crow Indian Reservation.

Dates: Created: 1897-1897; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2008

MS 408- James Canan Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 408
Abstract

This collection contains the personal papers of James Canan. James Canan worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs between the years of 1956-1994. The collection has a mixture of publications, personal notes, and federal governement records all pertaining to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and issues that affected that line of work. The pieces in this collection are helpful when researching the Bureau of Indian Affairs during the civil rights movement.

Dates: Created: 1956-1994; Other: Majority of material found in 1958; Other: Date acquired: 01/18/2010

MS 517 - Michael McLaughlin Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MS 517
Abstract

Two publications, a program from the Lincoln-Lee Legion and a newspaper supplement from the Billings Gazette, donated by Michael McLaughlin.

Dates: Created: 1918-1936; Other: Majority of material found in 1918,1936; Other: Date acquired: 09/13/2006

MS 592 - Roger Schauer Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 592
Abstract

The collection includes a photograph album of early twentieth century life in Montana. The years in the album range from 1919 to 1930 and the subjects of the photograph appear to all be apart of the same family. The pictures are of the town in Montana that they lived in, significant moments in their lives, and trips to Yellowstone and dude ranches in Wyoming.

Dates: Created: 1919-1930; Other: Date acquired: 10/02/2006

MS 595 - Mangiboyat Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MS 595
Abstract

This collection contains photographs of the early Crow Fair, bison, horses, tepees, and Crow people. These photographs were taken mostly by James J. Sloan during the early 20th century. Some of the photographs have captions on the back identifying the people in the photograph.

Dates: Created: 1912-1912; Other: Majority of material found in undated; Other: Date acquired: 03/26/2018

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