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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Winter 1979

Winter 1979

Vol. 29, No. 1

Created: Monday, January 1, 1979

Vol. 29. No. 1

Henry Sieben Pioneer Montana Stockman
by Dick Pace

Montana Memories A Memoir by Rev. James Hovey Spencer, D.D.
by Spencer Wilson

Another White Hope Bites the Dust The Jack Johnson–Jim Flynn Heavyweight Fight in 1912
by Raymond Wilson

Wells Fargo Stagecoaching in Montana Into a New Territoryby W. Turrentine Jackson

Amerlia’s Palace Brigham Young’s Grandest Residence
by Joseph Heinerman

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Lamar, ed., The Reader’s Encyclopedia of the American West, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Gaddy, comp., Dust to Dust: Obituaries of the Gunfighters, reviewed by Jeff Nathan | Brooks, ed., The Southwest Expedition of Jedediah S. Smith: His Personal Account of the Journey to California, 1826–1827, reviewed by Richard E. Oglesby | Tikhmenev, A History of the Russian-American Company, reviewed by Claus-M. Naske | Martin, Keepers of the Game: Indian-Animal Relationships and the Fur Trade, reviewed by Lewis O. Saum | Knight, Life and Manners in the Frontier Army, reviewed by Robert W. Larson | Hennessey, The Frontier in Latin American History, reviewed by Manuel A. Machado, Jr. | Stallard, Glittering Misery: Dependents of the Indian Fighting Army, reviewed by Mary Lee Spence | Weist, A History of the Cheyenne People, reviewed by Donald J. Berthrong | Pethick, First Approaches to the Northwest Coast, reviewed by Jorgen Dahlie | Langellier, Parade Ground Soldiers, reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Spence, Montana: A Bicentennial History, reviewed by Richard B. Roeder | Wheeler, The Black Rock Desert, reviewed by W. D. Rowley

On the cover

Dividing the Chief’s Property, c. 1903, by Joseph Henry Sharp