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    • St. Peter's Mission 

      Albright, Edward (1949-04-01)
      The purpose of this thesis is to present, as completely as resources permit, the history of St. Peter's Mission, a Jesuit institution, both necessary and desirable because of the evils attendant upon the impact of an ...
    • History Of The Helena Gold Mining District 1860-1900 

      Hazelton, James (1949-04-01)
      Montana was to its founders a synonym of romance and hardship; Montana is to its later generations a land of riches and opportunity uncovered and exploited by the hardy men who braved the stat's terrible winders, its hostile ...
    • John Dennis Ryan, Copper King 

      Dennehy, Edward (1950-04-01)
      This dissertation, JOHN DENNIS RYAN, COPPER KINGS, was written under the direction of the Reverend J. W. McCormick, Ph.D., head of the Department of History of Carroll College. I here attempted in the following chapters ...
    • A Brief Biographical Sketch Of The Life Of The Late Senator Thomas James Walsh 

      Driscoll, William (1950-04-01)
      A great many historical volumes have been published about Montana. In all there are but a few scant line about the late Senator Thomas James Walsh. This is quite understandable of course because of the fact that Walsh ...
    • Bishop John Patrick Carroll And Carroll College 

      Ogle, William (1951-04-01)
      Perhaps the Diocese of Helena will never again be led by such a brilliant educator and builder as John Patrick Carroll. This man through his enormous personal drive changed the diocese from a struggling mission in the West ...
    • A History Of Fort Logan, (Camp Baker) Montana 

      Twichel, Thomas (1957-04-01)
      This thesis presents the history of Fort Logan, Montana. The whole of the subject matter involves the decade of the 1870's, in which the fort existed as an active military establishment. It is my purpose to show first, ...
    • The Big Hole Battle Of The Nez Perces War - 1877 

      Peterson, Donald (1957-04-01)
      For several years I have had an interest In the history of the American Indian, in his traditions, in his economics and particularly in the role he was forced to play in the great westward expansion of our nation. This ...
    • The Frank Little Episode And The Butte Labor Troubles Of 1917 

      Garrity, Donald (1957-04-01)
      This is the story of a hanging. Such an event is not unusual in the history of a state which numbers many hangmen among its founding fathers and glorifies them under the romantic term of "Vigilantes." Lynch law is an ...
    • Ella Knowles Haskell First Woman Lawyer of Montana 

      Wand, Lois (1958-04-01)
      This thesis has for its purpose an analysis of the life of Ella Knowles Haskell. Special attention, however, is directed toward those aspects of her career which mark her as the pioneer feminist in Montana history. That ...
    • The History Of Fort Ellis 1867-1886 

      Gartner, Ted (1958-04-01)
      This thesis has been written to present the history of Fort Ellis, Montana Territory, from 1867 to 1886, the period in which the post existed as an active military establishment. It has been my purpose in this thesis to ...
    • Thomas Francis Meagher 

      Courtney, James (1958-04-01)
      This thesis has for its purpose a study of the early-day politics of the Territory of Montana viewed in the light of the career of Thomas Francis Meagher. Much of the material thus far written about the man and his activities ...
    • A History of Fort Maginnis, Montana 

      Moodry, Frederick (1958-04-01)
      This thesis surveys the development of a military post In early Montana history, Necessarily, It Is concerned with the region and the people who dwelt there. It Is the author’s opinion that, in order to truly understand ...
    • Thomas Cruse: Forgotten Man Of Montana; A Study In Three Dimensions Of A Creative Personality Hidden In The Bedrock Of The Treasure State 

      Wren, Patrick (1959-04-01)
      Rarely today is the name of Thomas Cruse mentioned in historical works on the "Treasure State." Yet, in his own era there were those who believed that he would leave his mark in history. The compilers of the work, ...
    • A History Of Fort Shaw, Montana, From 1867 To 1892 

      Diekhans, Anne (1959-04-01)
      Fort Shaw existed as a military post between the years of 1867 and 1892. The purpose of this thesis is to present the history of the post in its military aspects during that period. Other aspects are included but the ...
    • Pioneer Schools In The Gold Mining Camps Of Bannack, Virginia City, And Helena In Montana Territory 

      Walker, Barbara Ann (1960-04-01)
      In reading and studying about the West one finds a good deal written about such heroic figures as the fur trappers, the miners, and the cowboy. But these are the tales of high adventure which make for exciting reading. The ...
    • Thomas H. Carter 1890-1910 

      McAndrews, Eugene (1960-04-01)
      Seventy years ago there existed a state of "war" in Montana. This was not a war of great generals, nor was it a war between military staffs of proud nations, nor was it a war of massed infantrymen. This "war" was between ...
    • Martin Maginnis Territorial Representative 

      Duffy, Thomas (1960-04-01)
      The purpose of this thesis is to shed some light on the sometimes maligned and often completely untreated subject of the Territorial Delegate. Because it was the Territory’s only voice in the Federal Government, the delegate ...
    • The Butte Labor Strike of 1920 

      Shutey, Rudolph (1961-04-01)
      The city of Butte has experienced many strikes throughout the course of its history. Of all these, the 1920 strike can be considered the bloodiest and, strangely enough, the most forgotten. It has been to the interest of ...
    • Governor Joseph Kemp Toole and the Second Legislative Assembly 

      Devitt, J. Thomas (1962-04-01)
      Society today has similar yet diverse terms whereby it classifies public servants as either politicians or statesmen. When one hears the word ’’politician”, one’s mind immediately conjures up an image of a cigar-chewing, ...
    • Father Desmet And the Flathead Indians 

      Bousliman, George (1962-04-01)
      Father Peter J. DeSmet, S. J. has oftentimes been called the "Apostle of the Rocky Mountains." Perhaps an even more appropriate title would be "Montana’s Apostle," for in all the huge Rocky Mountain region, Father DeSmet ...