Terry C. Johnston Collection
During the summer of 2003, Vanette Johnston donated her husband’s research library on the America West to Montana State University Billings Library.
The collection contains 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.
The collection also contains 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.
The materials in the Archives are non-circulating but are available for research by request in the Special Collections room.
Last Updated: July 2015