Scope and Content
Title: Images of Montana and the West,
Date (inclusive): 1800-1919
Collection number: Mont. coll. Photos
Creator: William Andrews
Clark Memorial Library
(.4 linear feet)
University of California, Los Angeles.
William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
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
Language of Material: Collection materials in English
Collection is open for research.
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.
[Identification of item], Images of Montana and the West, Mont. coll.
Photos, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of
California, Los Angeles.
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.
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.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Kessler, Charles N. (Charles Nickolas), 1874-1957
Genres and Forms