Montana Historical Society Press


MHS Press publishes regional books on the history and cultural resources of Montana. Book titles with asterisks (*) are available as ebooks from most major online ebook retailers.

The award-winning quarterly, Montana The Magazine of Western History, contains articles on the history of Montana and the West. Search the magazine index for a more comprehensive catalog of articles. To obtain prices and/or purchase back issues, email or call (406) 444-4708. Copies may also be available at your local library or the MHS Research Center.

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Autumn 2009

Autumn 2009

Vol. 59, No. 3

Created: Monday, September 21, 2009

Vol. 59, No. 3

Failed National Parks in the Last Best Placeby Lary M. Dilsaver and William Wyckoff

Dying in the WestPart 1—Hospitals and Health Care in Montana and Alberta, 1880–1950
by Dawn Nickel

Cromwell DixonThe World’s Youngest Aviator
by Del Phillips

Celebrating a Century of County Building in Montanaby Jeff Malcomson watch the video

Are We There Yet?Some Thoughts on the Current State of Western Women’s History
by Sue Armitage

Montana Film Roundup: Butte, Americaby Brian Shovers

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Cannon, Reopening the Frontier, reviewed by John R. Wunder | Buckley, William Clark, reviewed by Robert Carriker | Tyler, ed., Love in an Envelope, reviewed by Ginette Aley | Gray, “I Will Fear No Evil”, reviewed by Tolly Bradford | Barber, Reno’s Big Gamble, reviewed by Kathleen Brosnan | DeLay, War of a Thousand Deserts, reviewed by F. Arturo Rosales | Adams, Class and Race in the Frontier Army, reviewed by Jerry Thompson | Thompson and Egesdal, eds., Salish Myths and Legends, reviewed by Bruce Miller

On the cover

(front, detail) Oncoming Storm, by Maynard Dixon, 1941; (back) The History of Montana: Exploration and Settlement, by John W. "Jack" Beauchamp, 1943–44