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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Spring 1991

Spring 1991

Vol. 41, No. 2

Created: Thursday, March 21, 1991

Vol. 41, No. 2

Narcissa Whitman The Significance of a Missionary’s Life
by Julie Roy Jeffrey

‘I Really Had Something Like the Blues’ Letters from Jessie Benton Frémont to Elizabeth Blair Lee, 1847–1883
by Pamela Herr and Mary Lee Spence

Not a Love Story Bordeaux v. Bordeaux
by Paula Petrik

Women’s Matters Birth Control, Prenatal Care, and Childbirth in Rural Montana, 1910–1940
by Mary Melcher

Historical Commentary The Contributions and Challenges of Western Women’s History’
Four essays by Sarah Deutsch, Virginia Scharff, Glenda Riley, and John Mack Faragher

Montana Episodes Graduation Party—1929
by Jo Measure

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Edwards, Sowing Good Seeds, reviewed by Virginia Scharff | Colman, Mrs. Wheeler Goes to Washington, reviewed by Harry Fritz | Fields, Abby Williams Hill and the Lure of the West, reviewed by Victoria Wyatt | Moynihan, Armitage, Dichamp, eds., So Much to Be Done, reviewed by Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith | Smith, The View from Officers' Row, reviewed by Darlis A. Miller | Carrington, My Army Life, reviewed by Sherry L. Smith | Foote, Women of the New Mexico Frontier, 1846–1912, reviewed by Sandra L. Myres | Robertson, The Magnificent Mountain Women, reviewed by Peggy Pascoe

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Crazy quilt and sham, 1889, by Margaret Howell