Scope and Content
Title: Images of Montana and the West
Identifier/Call Number: Mont.Coll.Photos
William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Language of Material:
0.42 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1800-1919
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.
William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
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.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Calamity Jane, 1852-1903
Kessler, Charles N. (Charles Nickolas), 1874-1957
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Dakota Territory--Pictorial works
Helena (Mont.)--Pictorial works.
Photographs--United States--19th century
West (U.S.)--Pictorial works