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 2001

Spring 2001

Vol. 51, No. 1

Created: Wednesday, March 21, 2001

Vol. 51, No. 1

Montana Vigilantes and the Origins of 3-7-77by Frederick Allen

‘A Very Exclusive Party’ A Firsthand Account of Building the Union Pacific Railroad
by Ernest Haycox, Jr.

Evolution of an Environmentalist Senator Frank Church and the Hells Canyon Controversy
by Sara E. Dant Ewert

Scots in the North American Westby Ferenc Morton Szasz

Looking Back Happy Birthday Montana!
by K. Ross Toole

Historical Reflections Rapid, Reliable Riding on Montana’s Street Railways
by Ellen Baumler

The Montana Traveler Wild Horse Island
by Diane Tipton

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Merrill, ed., Yellowstone and the Great West, reviewed by Chris J. Magoc | MacMillan, Smoke Wars, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Hasselstrom, Collier, and Curtis, eds., Leaning into the Wind, reviewed by Susan Armitage | Keller and Turek, American Indians and National Parks, reviewed by Theodore Catton | Eales, Army Wives on the American Frontier, reviewed by Patricia Y. Stallard | Momaday, The Man Made of Words, reviewed by Walter C. Fleming | Souder and Fairfax, State Trust Lands, reviewed by Paul Hirt | Krech, The Ecological Indian, reviewed by Roger L. Nichols | Dary, Red Blood and Black Ink, reviewed by Barbara Cloud | Hiller, Newby, Peterson, Swaney, eds., An Ornery Bunch, reviewed by Raphael Cristy | Garceau, The Important Things of Life, reviewed by Lyn Ellen Bennett | Klein, Frontiers of Historical Imagination, reviewed by David M. Wrobel | Wyckoff, Creating Colorado, reviewed by Thomas J. Noel | Horowitz, Beyond Left and Right, reviewed by Richard Lowitt

On the cover

(front) Northern Forest, Montana, 1917, by Maynard Dixon; (back) Cabinet Gorge, Idaho, 1904, by Abby Williams Hill