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Autumn 1984

Autumn 1984

Vol. 34, No. 4

Created: Friday, September 21, 1984

Vol. 34, No. 4

“We Are Going to Have a Big Sioux War” Colonel David S. Stanley’s Yellowstone Expedition, 1872
by Francis B. Robertson

Letters from the Lone Cowboy A Sampling of Will James’s Letters to Maxwell Perkins
by William Gardner Bell

Peter Paul Prando, S.J., “Apostle of the Crows”by Michael E. Engh, S.J.

Father Peter Paul Prando’s Crow Reservation Photographs, 1894–1895by Michael E. Engh, S.J.

Father Jeremiah J. Callaghan Butte’s First Irish Priest, 1898–1906
by Jeanette Prodgers

M. L. Wilson and the Origins of Federal Farm Policy in the Great Plains, 1909–1914by Harry C. McDean

Montana Episodes M. L. Wilson: A Man to Remember
by Mont H. Saunderson

Notes on New Booksby Michael P. Malone

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Utley, The Indian Frontier of the American West, reviewed by Jerome O. Steffen | Moulton, ed., Atlas of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, reviewed by Richard E. Oglesby | Davis, Encyclopedia of American Forest and Conservation History, reviewed by Richard White | Flores, ed., Jefferson and Southwestern Exploration, reviewed by John E. Sundar | Ewers, Gallagher, Hunt, and Porter, Views of a Vanishing Frontier, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | McGrath, Gunfighters, Highwaymen, and Vigilantes, reviewed by Merrill G. Burlingame | Ladner, William de la Montagne Cary, reviewed by Joseph C. Porter

On the cover

Crow Sun Dance, 1946, by Elizabeth Lochrie