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.

Our 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 purchase back issues, or for issues prior to Winter 2003, email, call (406) 444-4708, or fill out and mail this form. Copies may be found at your local library or the MHS Research Center at

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Spring 2005

Spring 2005

Vol. 55, No. 1

Created: Monday, March 21, 2005

Diversions, Ditches, and District CourtsMontana’s Struggle to Allocate Water
by Brian Shovers

The Contradictory Legacies of Buffalo Bill Cody’s First Scalp for Custer by Paul L. Hedren

Elwood Mead, Buffalo Bill Cody, and the Carey Act in Wyoming by Robert E. Bonner

Kayaking Playground or Nature Preserve?Whitewater Boating Conflicts in Yellowstone National Park
by Michael J. Yochim

Historical Maps of Montana and the Stories They Tell by Sally Thompson

Reading between the Lines by Clyde Ellis and Charlene Porsild

To purchase this issue, email, call (406) 444-4708, or fill out and mail this form.

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