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Terry C. Johnston

Book Collection


Finding Aid for Research Notes


Finding Aid for Journals & Pamphlets

            During the summer of 2003, Vanette Johnston donated her husband’s research library on the America West to Montana State University Billings, Library.  Approximately 750 books on fur trade, American Indians (such as Nez Perce, Apache, Sioux), American Indian Wars, Custer, and general American western history comprise this collection.  Pamphlets, various and incomplete collections of journals, his research notes, a signed manuscript, two prints: Gary Carter (signed) – The Parting of the Brigade” and Richard Luce (signed) – The Last Crossing, and two bronzes by Frederic Remington: A White Trapper and Mountain Man also make up this collection.  A complete finding aid to the collection can be found in Special Collections. 

 Access: Terry C. Johnston collection is open to all students, faculty and researchers.  The items will not circulate, but they may be viewed within the special collection area.  The Archivist will determine whether the items can be photocopied.  The condition and origin of item will help determine whether it can be photocopied along with following the guidelines of the copyright act.  Any questions, please feel free to contact Eileen Wright at  ewright@msubillings.edu

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Last Updated: December 2007