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 1989

Winter 1989

Vol. 39, No. 1

Created: Sunday, January 1, 1989

Vol. 39, No. 1

A Lady’s Trip to Yellowstone in 1883 “Earth Could Not Furnish Another Such Site”
by Margaret Andrews Cruikshank, ed. by Lee H. Whittlesey

U.S. Army Surgeons and the Big Horn–Yellowstone Expedition of 1876by Mary C. Gillett

Centennial Biographies The Two Frontiers of Mary Ronan
by Annick Smith

Simon Pepin, A Quiet Capitalist
by Dave Walter

Dan Whetstone, Sage of Cutbank
by Vivian A. Paladin

Helen Hunt Jackson and the Ponca Controversyby Valerie Sherer Mathes

Montana Episodes My Years as Montana’s First Woman State Senator
by Ellenore M. Bridenstine

Historical Commentary “On the Move Again”: Hardrock Mining in the West
by Duane A. Smith

Review Essay Transition and Culmination: The Far West and the Great Plains in Transition, by Rodman Paul
by Clyde A. Milner II

Montana Book Roundupby Charles E. Rankin

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Stratton and Frykman, eds., The Changing Pacific Northwest, reviewed by Thomas Edwards | Opie, The Law of the Land, reviewed by Donald J. Pisani | Moulton, ed., The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, vol. 4, reviewed by Harry W. Fritz | Williams, Fordson, Farmall, and Poppin Johnny: A History of the Farm Tractor and Its Impact on America, reviewed by James W. Whitaker | Baird, ed., A Creek Warrior for the Confederacy, reviewed by Eugene H. Berwanger | Petersen, ed., Big Sky, Fair Land, reviewed by Liahna Babener | Overholser, Fort Benton: World’s Innermost Port, reviewed by William E. Lass

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Battle of War Bonnet Creek, n.d., by Frederic Remington