Guide to the Dorothy M. Johnson Papers
1844-1984

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Creator: Johnson, Dorothy Marie, 1905-1984
Title: Dorothy M. Johnson Papers
Dates: 1844-1984 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 67.5 linear feet
Collection Number: Mss 127
Summary: Dorothy Johnson was a Montana writer known for her Western fiction. The collection consists of the personal and literary collection of Miss Johnson, and has particularly complete coverage of her literary career.
Repository: Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
Archives and Special Collections

The University of Montana--Missoula
Missoula, MT 59812
406-243-2053
http://www.lib.umt.edu/asc
library.archives@umontana.edu

Languages: Materials are in English 
Sponsor: Funding for updating this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historic Publications and Records Commission. Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical Note

Dorothy Marie Johnson was born in McGregor, Iowa, on December 19, 1905. Her family moved to Great Falls, Montana, in 1909, and to Whitefish, Montana, in 1913. Miss Johnson graduated from Whitefish High School in 1922, enrolled that fall at Montana State University in Bozeman and transferred to The University of Montana in Missoula the following year. There, she studied creative writing under H.G. Merriam, one of the university's legendary teachers. She was married briefly with the last name of Peterkin.

After graduation in 1928, she found work as a stenographer in an Okanogan, Washington, department store. After another stenographer position in Menasha, Wisconsin, she spent fifteen years as a magazine editor in New York City at Gregg Publishing Company and Farrell Publishing Corporation. >From 1950 to 1953, she was news editor of the Whitefish Pilot. She returned to Missoula in 1953. She was the secretary-manager of the Montana Press Association and taught part-time in the university's School of Journalism. Miss Johnson retired from both her teaching and her Press Association jobs in 1967 because of poor health.

She wrote sixteen books, beginning with Beulah Bunny Tells All in 1941 and ending with All the Buffalo Returning in 1979. Her subjects include Native Americans ( Sitting Bull: Warrior for a Lost Nation; Buffalo Woman; All the Buffalo Returning); stories for children ( Farewell to Troy; Greece--Wonderland of the Past and Present); and history ( Famous Lawmen of the Old West; Some Went West; Flame on the Frontier; Western Bad Men; Montana; The Bloody Bozeman). She also co-authored The Bedside Book of Bastards with Robert Turner, a professor of history at The University of Montana. She is perhaps best known for her three short stories made into movies: "The Hanging Tree," "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance," and "A Man Called Horse." Her short stories were widely anthologized in textbooks and other collections. Miss Johnson was also a frequent writer of letters to the editor of the Missoulian; some of her letters influenced managerial decisions in Missoula city government.

Miss Johnson received numerous awards, including the Western Heritage Wrangler Award, 1978; The Golden Saddleman Award, 1976; an honorary doctorate from The University of Montana, 1973; a University of Montana Distinguished Service Award, 1961; and Montana's Outstanding Professional Woman of the Year, 1952. She died November 11, 1984.

Content Description

The collection consists of the personal and literary collection of Miss Johnson, and has particularly complete coverage of her literary career. It contains biographical information; business and personal correspondence; financial records; manuscripts of her short stories, articles, speeches, and books; published forms of her works; her research files; manuscripts written by others based on her work; photographs; and awards and certificates.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of Archives and Special Collections, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and The University of Montana--Missoula.

Restrictions on Use :  

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes. Copyright is not held by The University of Montana. McIntosh and Otis, Inc. of New York serves as Johnson's literary agent and handles all requests related to publication and republication of her works.

Preferred Citation :  

[Name of document or photograph number], Dorothy M. Johnson Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

The collection is divided into fourteen series:

Series I: Biographical and Personal, 3 folders, 1965-1981

Series II: Correspondence, 4.5 linear feet, 1940-1984

Series III: Financial Records, 1.5 linear feet, 1936-1976

Series IV: Clippings and Publications, 1.5 linear feet, 1920-1984

Series V: Speeches, 1 linear foot, 1956-1981

Series VI: Articles, Short Stories, and Plays, 6.5 linear feet, 1923-1982

Series VII: Book Manuscripts, 11.5 linear feet, 1968-1971

Series VIII: Research, 5.0 linear feet, undated

Series IX: Travel, 1.75 linear feet, 1961-1974

Series X: Awards and Certificates, 3.0 linear feet, 1886-1984

Series XI: Journals, 2.5 linear feet, 1924-1984

Series XII: Books, 25.0 linear feet, 1844-1984

Series XIII: Manuscripts of Others, 0.5 linear feet, 1953-1978

Series XIV: Photographs, 2.5 linear feet, circa 1880-1982

Series XV: Publicity Materials, 0.5 linear feet, 1962

Series XVI: Framed Artwork, 3 items, undated

Custodial History :  

The main portion of the collection came from Miss Johnson in numerous sections, through the Friends of the Library, an organization in which she was active, at The University of Montana--Missoula. The first section, the manuscripts for The Last Boat, The Most Wonderful Time/Elk Tooth Dress, A Time of Greatness, The Man Who Could Not Dream, and Flame on the Frontier, arrived in May 1963. The manuscript and page proofs for Some Went West followed in May 1965. In 1971, the archives received the manuscripts for Montana, and Western Bad Men. Miss Johnson added the manuscript of Christmas Celebrations in the West in 1972, and the manuscripts of fourteen short stories and five books followed in 1974. She added to the collection in 1975, 1976 and 1979, including the manuscripts of All the Buffalo Returning and Beulah Bunny Tells All. Miss Johnson added correspondence, the manuscripts for Sitting Bull, Western Lawmen, her Charlie Russell book and some articles later in 1979. After her death in 1984, her will named the archives as recipient of her remaining books and papers and Dale Johnson as the representative to receive it. Ward Powell donated two letters written to him by Dorothy Johnson. Mrs. Lydia Maury Skeels donated the letters that Miss Johnson wrote to her. Manuscript materials for The Bloody Bozeman, formerly placed at Montana State University by Miss Johnson, were transferred to the archives.

Acquisition Information :  

Gifts of Dorothy M. Johnson, 1963-1979, Dorothy M. Johnson Estate, 1984, Nancy Hubble, 1985 and 1987, Ward Powell, 1988 and 1995, Lydia Maury, 1989, and Montana State University--Bozeman, 1997.

Processing Note :  

The collection was originally processed as four separate entities. In 1997, these four entities were combined into one collection, with substantial revisions to the arrangement of manuscripts. In 2003, photographs and photograph albums that were accessioned in 1995 were integrated into the collection.

Separated Materials :  

Dorothy Johnson's collection of books was physically transferred to Mansfield Library Special Collections division, though intellectual control remains within the K. Ross Toole Archives. In addition, a few pieces of correspondence sent with the manuscripts and addressed to the library were removed to collection control files.

Related Materials :  

Princeton University Libraries hold 0.35 linear feet of Johnson manuscripts.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I:   Biographical and Personal , 1965-1981
3 folders

This series includes a folder of biographical sketches, Who's Who profiles with Miss Johnson's corrections, and introductions read for speeches. More notable are the two folders labeled "Dreams" and "Keepsakes." The first contains undated manuscript notes and drawings relating to Miss Johnson's dreams that may be notes for an early story. The second is a gathering of personal mementos apparently assembled by Miss Johnson. It includes pieces of correspondence with notable individuals, including The Writer's War Board (Rex Stout), members of her family (who often address her by her middle name, Marie), early newspaper clippings about her, H.G. Merriam, J. Hugo Aronson (then governor of Montana), some fan mail, H.K. Newburn (then president of the University of Montan), and the dean of the Journalism School. There are materials from her membership in Beta Sigma Phi, the sorority to which she belonged at The University of Montana. There are also assorted programs from weddings and funerals, holiday cards and drawings, and a small address book that appears to have belonged to her mother.

Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
1/1 General Biographical , 1965-1981 and undated
1/2 Dreams , undated
1/3 Keepsakes , undated

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Series II:  Correspondence , 1940-1984
4.5 linear feet

This series contains a mix of incoming and some outgoing personal and business correspondence, with a small amount of financial correspondence. There is correspondence with fellow writers and literary scholars. There is also fan mail, letters from genealogy researchers and photographers, some of Miss Johnson's letters to the editor of the Missoulian, and a selection of her Christmas letters. Correspondence filed under a work's name is a mix of research and contact with the book stories editor or publisher, or her agent. There are also letters about the film productions of some of her books. Some of this type of correspondence is also mixed in with the manuscripts in Series VI and VII and with the research files in Series VIII. Notable correspondents include Andre Deutsch, A.B. Guthrie, and Bronsan G. Stevenson. Materials are arranged alphabetically by the name of correspondent or by subject assigned by Miss Johnson.

Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
1/4 All the Buffalo Returning, 1976-1979
1/5 Doug Allard, Flathead Indian Trading Post , 1974-1976
1/6 Judy Alter , 1979-1983
1/7 American Express , 1969-1981
1/8 Anthony Arthur , 1977-1979
1/9 Artists of the West, 1970
1/10 Authors Guild , 1963-1974
1/11 Bacon Magazine, 1979
1/12 Ballantine Books , 1960-1961
1/13 Joel Barlow , 1970
1/14 Bedside Book of Bastards, 1964-1974
1/15 Bessie opera , 1975-1982
2/1 Bloody Bozeman, 1967-1977
2/2 Boise Pamphlet, WWS , 1980
2/3 Book Reviewers , 1970-1978
2/4 Kerry Ross Boren, National Association and Center for Outlaw and Lawman History, Utah State University , 1976
2/5 Bill Bragg , 1979
2/6 Warren J. Brier , 1979
2/7 Gwen Bristol , 1975
2/8 Mark Brown , 1974
2/9 Michael Brown , 1958-1960
2/10 Buffalo Woman, 1973-1978
2/11 "C" , 1978
2/12 Ben Capps , 1975-1984
2/13 Carbon Monoxide , Sept. 1958-Nov. 1958
2/14 Carbon Monoxide , Nov.-Dec. 1958
3/1 Carbon Monoxide , Jan.-April 1959
3/2 Carbon Monoxide , May 1959-Feb. 1960
3/3 Carbon Monoxide , March-Dec. 1960
3/4 Carbon Monoxide , 1961
3/5 Carbon Monoxide , 1962-1965
3/6 Jacques Chambrun, Inc. , 1948-1952
3/7 Jacques Chambrun, Inc. , 1952-1954
3/8 Christmas Letters , 1973-1982
3/9 Confederation of Adopted Indians , 1971
3/10 Continental Magazine , 1964-1965
3/11 Coward-McCann , 1967-1971
3/12 Custer Re-enactment , 1966-1968
3/13 Delphi Article , 1961
3/14 Delta Queen , 1971-1972
3/15 Andre Deutsch , 1959
4/1 Encyclopedia Britannica, 1970-1974
4/2 Encyclopedia Britannica, 1975
4/3 End of the Indian Wars , 1951-1952
4/4 "F" , 1972, 1977
4/5 Famous Lawmen, 1963
4/6 Fan Mail , 1949-1965
4/7 Farewell to Troy, 1962-1964
4/8 Flathead Lake , 1956
4/9 John Ford , 1969
4/10 Ford Motor Company Magazine, 1961-1981
4/11 Ford Times Christmas Letter , 1976
4/12 Ford Tri-Motor article , 1965-1966
4/13 Fort Benton article , 1976
4/14 Foster Parents, Olga Vasquez , 1976-1979
4/15 Friends of the University Library, University of Montana , 1969-1977
4/16 The Furies, 1958-1959
4/17 Ghost Dance, 1949-1959
4/18 Dr. Gouax , 1978
4/19 Grammar , 1977
4/20 Greek Book , 1962-1964
4/21 Gregg Press, Betsy Groban , 1980
4/22 Gene Gressley, University of Wyoming Western History Research Center , 1976-1981
4/23 A.B. Guthrie, Jr. , 1977-1984
4/24 "H" , 1955-1978
5/1 The Hanging Tree, 1958
5/2 Sue Hart (Mathews) , 1977-1984
5/3 Helicopter Article , 1954-1955
5/4 Homecoming, Whitefish , 1975
5/5 Homecoming, University of Montana , 1978
5/6 Honorary Degree, University of Montana , 1973
5/7 Houghton Mifflin Company , 1962-1977
5/8 Sandy Howard Productions , 1975
5/9 Sue Ines , 1975
5/10 I Woke Up Wicked, 1968-1971
5/11 Indian Removal Book , 1972
5/12 Iowa State University Press , 1974
5/13 "Jesse James" , 1981
5/14 Libby James , 1971
5/15 Juvenile Books , 1961-1963
5/16 "K" , 1965-1978
5/17 Ladies Home Journal, 1961-1981
5/18 Last of the Discoverers, 1956-1982
5/19 Stan Lynde , 1976-1979
5/20 "L" , 1957-1983
5/21 "M" , 1961-1978
5/22 E. E. MacGilvra , 1978
5/23 McGraw-Hill , 1947-1950, 1974-1976
5/24 McIntosh & Otis , 1969-1976
6/1 Dan Magnussen , 1975
6/2 A Man Called Horse, 1968-1970
6/3 Mike Mansfield , 1961-1981
6/4 Mayo Clinic , 1969
6/5 Thomas Francis Meagher , 1963-1970
6/6 Scott Meredith Literary Agency , 1953-1957
6/7 Missoula County Commissioners , 1958-1962
6/8 Montana Institute of the Arts , 1954-1961
6/9 Montana Textbook , 1951
6/10 Peter Nabokov , 1966-1967
6/11 National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center , 1978
6/12 Newspapers , 1950-1951
6/13 Northwest American Magazine, 1978-1979
6/14 "O" , 1959-1978
6/15 "P" , 1963-1975
6/16 Frank Paluka, University of Iowa , 1961-1973
6/17 Passing of the Covered Wagon, 1952
6/18 Phil Pepe , 1981-1982
6/19 Louis Pollock , 1950-1960
6/20 Rainy Road to Camelot, 1958
6/21 Return of a Man Called Horse, 1975-1976
6/22 Richard Routh , 1980
6/23 Charles M. Russell, about , 1959-1982
6/24 "S" , 1967-1976
7/1 SKS Productions , 1968-1971
7/2 Sacajawea Memorial Area , 1954
7/3 Thelma Sergeant , 1974-1982
7/4 Saturday Evening Post, 1940-1941
7/5 Mary Lee Sauer , 1978
7/6 Jack Schaefer , 1952-1978
7/7 Sitting Bull, about , 1966-1968
7/8 Lydia Skeels , 1976-1984
7/9 Rex Allan Smith , 1978-1980
7/10 Re: Steve Smith, Nieman Fellowship Selection Committee , 1980
7/11 Socrates , 1963
7/12 Some Went West, 1963-1965
7/13 Some Went West, Photos , 1963-1965
7/14 C.L. Sorinichsen , 1976-1979
7/15 C.L. Sorinichsen , 1980-1984
7/16 Edgar Stewart , 1958-1960
7/17 Granville Stuart , ca. 1976
OS2/1 Bronsan G. Stevenson , undated
8/1 "T" , 1964, 1978
8/2 Jim Thane , 1974-1979
8/3 Thebes , 1962
8/4 True Magazine, 1962-1965
8/5 Tuskers (professional elk hunters), film , 1971-1972
8/6 "U" , 1978-1979
8/7 "V" , 1962-1975
8/8 Virgin Em, genealogical research , 1974-1982
8/9 "W" , 1970-1982
8/10 Western Heritage Award , 1971-1978
8/11 Western Lawmen , 1962-1963
8/12 Western Writers Series, Western Literature Association , 1981
8/13 What's New, 1959
8/14 When You and I Were Young, Whitefish, 1975-1982
8/15 When You and I Were Young, Whitefish, 1982
8/16 Annie Laurie Williams, Inc. , 1953-1957
8/17 Annie Laurie Williams, Inc. , 1958-1967
8/18 Annie Laurie Williams, Inc. , 1968-1969
9/1 John Woodenlegs , 1980
9/2 World Publishing Co. , 1958-1962
9/3 Writer's Digest , 1950-1951
9/4 Ziegler-Ross-Tennant , 1970-1978
9/5 David Zeitlin, Universal City Studios, Inc. , 1968-1971

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Series III:  Financial Records , 1936-1976
1.5 linear feet

This series consists of Miss Johnson's federal and New York state income tax returns, with attached receipts for contributions, business expenses, notes, and correspondence with her accountant; and other financial materials, mostly related to rental properties.

The series is divided into two subdivisions: Income Tax and Other Financial, and is arranged chronologically.
Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
10/1 Income Tax , 1936-1941
10/2 Income Tax , 1942
10/3 Income Tax , 1943
10/4 Income Tax , 1944
10/5 Income Tax , 1945
10/6 Income Tax , 1946
10/7 Income Tax , 1947
10/8 Income Tax , 1948
10/9 Income Tax , 1949
10/10 Income Tax , 1950
10/11 Income Tax , 1951
10/12 Income Tax , 1952
10/13 Income Tax , 1953
10/14 Income Tax , 1954
10/15 Income Tax , 1955
10/16 Income Tax , 1956
10/17 Income Tax , 1957
10/18 Income Tax , 1958
10/19 Income Tax , 1959
10/20 Income Tax , 1960
11/1 Income Tax , 1961
11/2 Income Tax , 1962
11/3 Income Tax , 1963
11/4 Income Tax , 1964
11/5 Income Tax , 1965
11/6 Income Tax , 1966
11/7 Income Tax , 1967
11/8 Income Tax , 1968
11/9 Income Tax , 1969
11/10 Income Tax , 1970
11/11 Income Tax , 1971
12/1 Income Tax , 1972
12/2 Income Tax , 1973
12/3 Income Tax , 1974
12/4 Income Tax , 1975
12/5 Income Tax , 1976
12/6 Insurance (property) , 1967
12/7 Investor's Mutual , 1966
12/8 Rentals , 1967

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Series IV:  Clippings and Publications , 1920-1984
1.5 linear feet

This series includes newspaper and magazine clippings that Miss Johnson collected or that others, including clipping services and friends, collected for her. Items include articles about Miss Johnson, many of her letters to the editor of the Missoulian, book reviews she authored, publicity and reviews of her books and other publications, and a few research files.

Folder titles are a mix of subjects and titles, and largely retain her designations.

The clippings are divided into three groups: About and By Johnson, Publicity and Reviews for Books and Movies, and Subject Files. Arranged alphabetically within each category.
Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
13/1 Articles About and By Johnson , 1952-1978
13/2 Book Reviews , 1958-1978
13/3 Commencements , 1955-1973
13/4 Dorothy M. Johnson Day, Whitefish , 1959
13/5 Dorothy ... Not Dead , 1980-1984
13/6 Grammar , 1977-1981
13/7 Honorary Degree, University of Montana , 1973
13/8 Honors and Awards , 1957-1982
13/9 Letters and reviews , 1960-1983
13/10 Letters to the Editor , 1972-1980 and undated
13/11 Montana Writers Course, Eastern Montana College, Billings , 1982
13/12 Scrapbook , 1928-1945
13/13 Scrapbook , 1950-1951
13/14 Scrapbook , undated
13/15 Speeches , 1957-1974
14/1 Whitefish High School Yearbook , 1920
14/2 About and By Johnson , 1944-1959
14/3 About and By Johnson , 1960-1969
14/4 About and By Johnson , 1970-1979
14/5 About and By Johnson , 1980-1984
14/6 All the Buffalo Returning, ads and reviews , 1979
14/7 Bedside Book of Bastards, reviews and ads , 1973-1974
14/8 Bloody Bozeman, ads and reviews , 1971-1974
14/9 Buffalo Woman, reviews , 1977-1979
14/10 Famous Lawmen of the West, reviews , 1963
14/11 Farewell to Troy, reviews , 1964-1965
14/12 Flame on the Frontier, reviews , 1967
14/13 Furies; The Lady and the Killer, review , 1959
14/14 Hanging Tree, book, reviews , 1957
14/15 Hanging Tree, movie, publicity and reviews , 1957-1959
14/16 Indian Country ( A Man Called Horse), reviews , 1953
14/17 Jack O' Diamonds, review , 1959
15/1 A Man Called Horse, movie, reviews , 1970-1973
15/2 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, movie, reviews , 1962-1976
15/3 Montana, reviews , 1970-1971
15/4 Return of a Man Called Horse, movie, reviews , undated
15/5 Sitting Bull, Warrior of a Lost Nation, reviews , 1962-1969
15/6 Some Went West, reviews , 1965
15/7 Ten Pound Box of Candy, 1965
15/8 Vigilante Days and Ways introduction, publicity , 1973
15/9 Western Bad Men, reviews , 1971
15/10 When You and I Were Young, Whitefish, reviews , 1982
15/11 Witch Princess, 1967-1968
15/12 Subject File, Doug Allard , 1978-1979
15/13 Subject File, [Doug] Azzara the Hypocrite , 1981 and undated
15/14 Subject File, Custer Re-enactment , 1966
15/15 Subject File, Fort Benton , 1976-1977
15/16 Research , 1960 and undated

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Series V:  Speeches , 1956-1981
1.0 linear foot

This series includes the texts of speeches Miss Johnson gave in various contexts, including commencements, conferences, and civic groups around Montana. In some cases, as with her "How to Get on a Horse" speech, there are several versions given on different occasions. The text of each speech is often accompanied by the correspondence, notes, expense accounts, and printed matter associated with each program.

The series is arranged alphabetically by the titles assigned by Miss Johnson.
Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
16/1 A Man to Remember, Plains, Montana, high school commencement , 1965
16/2 Adrift Among the He-Men, Western Writers of America , 1957
16/3 Athens Lecture, Hellenic American Union , 1972
16/4 Beginnings, Western Writers of America , 1978
16/5 Browning High School Commencement , 1973
16/6 Canada Speech, Centennial Conference on the History of the Canadian West , 1967
16/7 Carbon Monoxide speeches , 1959-1960
16/8 Charter Day, Montana State University , 1958
16/9 Junior Classical League , 1962
16/10 Colorado Press Association , 1964-1965
16/11 Concordia College Lecture Series , 1959
16/12 Delta Kappa Gamma , 1966
16/13 Doctor's Convention, Regional Meeting, American College of Physicians , 1963
16/14 Eastern Montana College, A Man Called Horse , 1972
16/15 Florence-Carleton High School, commencement , 1966
16/16 Funny Speech #2, Montana Home Demonstration Council, Helena , 1958
16/17 Gold, the Real Start of Montana , 1970
17/1 Greek Trip , 1961
17/2 How to Butter Up a Cat , 1956
17/3 How to Get On a Horse , 1963-1973
17/4 I Love Libraries, Montana Library Association, Jackson, WY , 1967
17/5 Library Speech, Montana Library Association, Great Falls , 1974
17/6 Montana Institute of the Arts , 1964
17/7 Montana Stockgrowers Association, Great Falls , 1964
17/8 Moonlighting on the Typewriter, Mission Mountain College , 1966
17/9 My Experience as a Writer, MIEA , 1974
17/10 Northwest Association of Secondary and High School, Portland, OR , 1964
17/11 Montana Prison Jaycees , 1964
17/12 Seattle , 1957
17/13 Second Seminar, Concordia , undated
17/14 Story Writing, Language Arts Conference, Great Falls, Montana , 1962
17/15 Vigilantes, Liberal Arts Club, Montana State University , 1957
17/16 Vivian Paladin's Retirement, Helena, Montana , 1978
17/17 Western Literature Association Meeting , 1981
17/18 Where Ideas Come From , 1957
17/19 Writing Magazine Articles , 1971 and undated

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Series VI:  Articles, Short Stories, and Plays , 1923-1982
6.5 linear feet

This series consists of materials associated with Miss Johnson's numerous published and unpublished articles, short stories, and plays. Materials include not only notes, manuscripts, publisher's typescript, and galley proofs, but clippings of the finished stories and correspondence with editors and agents about the publication of the pieces. There are also two folders of story ideas, one folder of poetry written before 1925, and a folder of small notebooks with ideas related to stories. Many of those notes are written in shorthand only.

The series is arranged alphabetically by the titles assigned by Miss Johnson.
Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
18/1 Bibliography of Johnson , 1966-1982
18/2 Afternoon of a Hero , 1951-1959
18/3 Air Warden News, 1945
18/4 American West , 1968
18/5 Amsterdam , undated
18/6 Animals Taking Over , 1955 and undated
18/7 Artist of the West , undated
18/8 Baby Rabbit , 1945-1947
18/9 Bacon's Magazine , 1977 and undated
18/10 Beulah Bunny Strives to Loose, undated
18/11 Big Ed's Boy , undated
18/12 Bison , undated
18/13 Bitterroot , 1953
18/14 Bitterroot Ceremony , 1962
18/15 Book Reviews , 1960-1964
18/16 Book Reviews for Herald Tribune , 1960-1963
18/17 Boone Helm: Eater of Men , 1956
18/18 Boy Matthew , undated
18/19 The Boy Minor , undated
18/20 Business Education World , 1940-1941
19/1 Business Education World , undated
19/2 Business Education World , undated
19/3 Carbon Monoxide , 1959-1960
19/4 Carbon Monoxide, for Good Housekeeping, 1960
19/5 Cat House Article , 1976
19/6 Centennial Conference, History of the Canadian West , 1967
19/7 Cousin Alice, Photography Story , 1968
19/8 Crow Country , 1966
19/9 Custer Re-enactment, Montana Magazine, 1967
19/10 The Deer Hunter, Collier's, 1952
19/11 Delphi Article , 1962-1967
19/12 Delta Queen and St. Louis , 1972-1979
19/13 Difficult Courtship, undated
19/14 The Drifters , undated
19/15 Early Articles , 1943-1948
19/16 Elegy on a Sleigh Ride , 1962 and undated
19/17 The Elk Tooth Dress , 1958
19/18 Elmer's Morals , undated
20/1 Elmer No. 1--Prairie Kid , 1948-1949
20/2 Elmer No. 2--Wanderer's Return , 1949-1953
20/3 No. 2 1/2--Cabin Christmas , undated
20/4 No. 3--The Naming of Mad Merrick , 1949
20/5 No. 4--Elmer Buys a Baby , undated
20/6 No. 5--Brand of the Manitou , undated
20/7 No. 6--Mad Merrick's Heritage , undated
20/8 The Emergency , 1966
20/9 The End of the Indian Wars , undated
20/10 The End of the Indian Wars , undated
20/11 Enbanks , 1970
20/12 Fallen Women , undated
20/13 Family Legend, undated
20/14 File It--Or Forget It , 1952
20/15 First Date, Collier's, 1949
20/16 First Mayor of Three Smoke , undated
21/1 Flour Famine , undated
21/2 Christmas Letter, Ford Times, undated
21/3 Fort Benton, Ford Times, 1977
21/4 The Fourth Estate , undated
21/5 The Fourth Estate , 1960
21/6 Friend of Rattlesnake Jake , 1959
21/7 Fur-Bearing Fish , 1938-1945
21/8 The Furies , undated
21/9 Gates of the Mountains , 1953
21/10 Getting Sophisticated , undated
21/11 Ghost Dance , 1960
21/12 Glacier Park , 1953
22/1 The Great Eddie Austin , undated
22/2 The Great Greeks , 1962
22/3 Great Northern , 1953
22/4 Greece: Wonderland of the Past & Present , 1963
22/5 For Gregg Press , 1938-1946
22/6 Gregg Publishing, Private Secretary Workbook, 1944
22/7 Greenwich Village Block Party, undated
22/8 The Haunted Tepee , 1967-1968
22/9 Hearth and Home , undated
22/10 Helicopters: New Weapon Against Forest Fires , undated
22/11 Homecoming , 1962
22/12 Homecoming , undated
23/1 How Highpockets Got Home , undated
23/2 How I Find a Story , undated
23/3 How Kids Made Money in a Frontier Town/Children and Money in a Frontier Town , 1974
23/4 How to Better Your Job , 1951
23/5 Impossible Conversation , 1966
23/6 Indian Girl Story , undated
23/7 Indian Love Call , undated
23/8 The Ivied Walls , undated
23/9 Jack O' Diamonds , undated
23/10 Jack O' Diamonds, rough draft , undated
23/11 Jack O' Diamonds, first revision , 1958
23/12 Jack O' Diamonds , 1959
23/13 Jack O' Diamonds , undated
24/1 Jack Schaefer's People , 1967
24/2 James Sanders: "To the Centennial with Papa," 1960
24/3 Just Funny (various pieces) , undated
24/4 Conrad Kohrs (Grant-Kohrs Ranch) , 1978
24/5 The Lady and the Killer , 1959
24/6 The Last Boast, undated
24/7 The Last Discoverer , undated
24/8 The Last Indian Scare , 1979
24/9 Latigo Randy, copy of screenplay by Louis Pollock , 1954
24/10 Latigo Randy, rewrite , 1976
24/11 Let Us Speak of Giants , undated
24/12 Letter to My Love, 1948
24/13 Lewistown, Montana , 1957
24/14 Lies Told for a Dead Man, 1947-1948
25/1 Long Rifle, 1949-1951
25/2 Lonie Curry , undated
25/3 The Lost Princess, 1952
25/4 Lost Sister, short story , 1953
25/5 The Lotus Eaters, 1965-1966
25/6 Miscellaneous, materials included in The Hanging Tree , undated
25/7 [Notebooks with plot ideas] , 1923-1935 and undated
25/8 The Man at the End of the Hall, 1953
25/9 The Man Who Could Not Dream, undated
25/10 Going Through the Mayo Clinic, 1969
25/11 The Mysterious Finish of General Meagher, 1964-1970
26/1 Meaning of the West , undated
26/2 Menasha Company , undated
26/3 The Most Wonderful Time , undated
26/4 Mykonos , 1963
26/5 Ninimby , 1957-1959
26/6 Nobody's Perfect, [part of Bedside Book of Bastards] , 1971
26/7 Notice: Look Out for Spirits, 1955
26/8 The Old Girls (The Betrayal) , undated
26/9 Old Manuscripts: What Happened on Wallace Street, Sly Games that Travelers Play, undated
26/10 One Flute for Pity/Lullaby for Apollo, 1966
26/11 The Passing of the Covered Wagon, 1970
26/12 The People and the Book, 1946-1980
27/1 Peyote , 1979
27/2 Peyote , 1957
27/3 Peyote, part 2 , 1957-1961
27/4 Mary Pickford , 1979
27/5 Poetry , ca. 1923-1930
27/6 The Poor Little Kids, undated
27/7 Prairie Kid, undated
27/8 Radio Programs , 1944-1945
27/9 Rainy Road to Camelot , undated
27/10 Rattlesnake Jake , 1956
27/11 Rattlesnakes , 1975-1979
27/12 Rest Here, Strange Rider, undated
28/1 Round Trip to Heaven, 1973
28/2 Roundup , undated
28/3 Charlie Russell , 1953
28/4 Sacajawea State Park/Lewis & Clark Expedition , undated
28/5 Sander's Journals , undated
28/6 Sensible Marriage, 1950
28/7 Sketches , undated
28/8 Skull Creek , undated
28/9 Joe Slade: The Vigilante's One Mistake, 1962
28/10 The Small-Town World Before Radio, 1974
28/11 The Snider Girls were Wild, undated
28/12 The Snow is on the Grass Again , undated
28/13 Socrates , 1963-1964
28/14 Some Lawmen I Have Known, 1974-1975
28/15 Story Ideas , undated
28/16 Story Plots , undated
29/1 Strange Rider, pt. 1 , undated
29/2 The Incomparable Tatsey, 1961
29/3 They Paid Off in Rope, 1961
29/4 The Tin Goose: A Vanishing Breed, 1966
29/5 Three Days to Miles City , undated
29/6 A Time of Greatness , undated
29/7 Tom Fitch and the Sparrow Bride , 1969-1980
29/8 Tribune Columns , 1951 and undated
29/9 Vigilantes , undated
29/10 Vigilantes , 1956-1962
29/11 Vigilantes, story treatment , 1971-1976
29/12 They Called Her Virgin Em, 1982
29/13 Virginia City , 1957
30/1 Weapons of the Frontier, undated
30/2 Western Montana National Bank calendar , 1975
30/3 Whitefish Pilot, 1951
30/4 Frederick Whiteside , 1957
30/5 Who is a Detective , undated
30/6 Widow's Walk , undated
30/7 Wild Kitten , undated
30/8 The Words Unspoken, 1968
30/9 Written on the Heart, undated
30/10 Young Devil, 1956-1977
30/11 The Young Gods , undated

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Series VII:  Book Manuscripts , 1968-1971
11.5 linear feet

This series consists of the research notes, associated correspondence, drafts, publisher's typescripts, carbons, and galley proofs of Miss Johnson's books. Most are heavily annotated and give a good idea of the writing and editorial process.

The series is arranged alphabetically by book title; within each book, materials are largely in the order of production--from notes to galley proofs--but largely retain Miss Johnson's arrangement.

One unpublished book manuscript is permanently closed at Miss Johnson's request.

Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
31/1 All the Buffalo Returning, Preliminary Draft, Title-p. 62 , undated
31/2 All the Buffalo Returning, Preliminary Draft, pp. 63-148 , undated
31/3 All the Buffalo Returning, Preliminary Draft, pp. 149-192 , undated
31/4 All the Buffalo Returning, Preliminary Draft, pp. 193-275 , undated
31/5 All the Buffalo Returning, Rough Draft, Title-Chapter 4 , undated
31/6 All the Buffalo Returning, Rough Draft, Chaps. 5-8 , undated
31/7 All the Buffalo Returning, Rough Draft, Chaps. 9-12 , undated
31/8 All the Buffalo Returning, Rough Draft, Chaps. 13-16 , undated
31/9 All the Buffalo Returning, Rough Draft, Chapter 17-End , undated
32/1 All the Buffalo Returning, Galley Proof, pp. 1-80, master set, 1st pass , undated
32/2 All the Buffalo Returning, Galley Proof, pp. 81-248, master set, 1st pass , undated
32/3 All the Buffalo Returning, Galley Proof, pages, confirmation, 2nd pass , undated
32/4 All the Buffalo Returning, Galley Proof, pp. 36-135, master set, 2nd pass , undated
32/5 All the Buffalo Returning, Galley Proof, pp. 136-247, master set, 2nd pass , undated
32/6 All the Buffalo Returning, Rough Draft, xerox, title-section 3 , undated
32/7 All the Buffalo Returning, Rough Draft, xerox, sections 3-7 , undated
32/8 All the Buffalo Returning, Rough Draft, xerox, sections 8-10 , undated
32/9 All the Buffalo Returning, Rough Draft, xerox, sections 11-end , undated
33/1 All the Buffalo Returning, Final Draft, corrections, chapters 1-5 , undated
33/2 All the Buffalo Returning, Final Draft, corrections, chapters 6-10 , undated
33/3 All the Buffalo Returning, Final Draft, corrections, chapters 11-end , undated
33/4 All the Buffalo Returning, Final Draft, corrections, carbon copy, title-chapter 6 , undated
33/5 All the Buffalo Returning, Final Draft, corrections, chapters 7-11 , undated
33/6 All the Buffalo Returning, Final Draft, corrections, chapters 12-end , undated
33/7 All the Buffalo Returning, Final Draft, corrections, manuscript, chapters 1-6 , undated
33/8 All the Buffalo Returning, Final Draft, corrections, chapters 7-13 , undated
34/1 All the Buffalo Returning, Final Draft, corrections, chapter 14-end , undated
34/2 All the Buffalo Returning, part II, carbon , undated
34/3 All the Buffalo Returning, notes , undated
34/4 All the Buffalo Returning, uncorrected advance proof , undated
OS3/1 All the Buffalo Returning, Cover master , undated
34/5 Bedside Book of Bastards, Duke of Alba , undated
34/6 Bedside Book of Bastards, Ali Pasha , undated
34/7 Bedside Book of Bastards, Attila the Hun , undated
34/7 Bedside Book of Bastards, Basil II , undated
34/8 Bedside Book of Bastards, Sawney Beane , undated
34/9 Bedside Book of Bastards, Blackbeard the Pirate , undated
35/1 Bedside Book of Bastards, Borgias , undated
35/2 Bedside Book of Bastards, Henry Bouquet , undated
35/3 Bedside Book of Bastards, Caligula , undated
35/4 Bedside Book of Bastards, Jean Baptiste Carrier , undated
35/5 Bedside Book of Bastards, Commodus , undated
35/6 Bedside Book of Bastards, Minnie Dean , undated
35/7 Bedside Book of Bastards, Sir James Douglas , undated
35/8 Bedside Book of Bastards, Fredegunda and Brunechildis , undated
35/9 Bedside Book of Bastards, The Harpes , undated
35/10 Bedside Book of Bastards, Ivan the Terrible , undated
35/11 Bedside Book of Bastards, Judge George Jeffries , undated
35/12 Bedside Book of Bastards, King John , undated
35/13 Bedside Book of Bastards, Ghengis Khan , undated
35/14 Bedside Book of Bastards, Marozia , undated
35/15 Bedside Book of Bastards, Melgaredo , undated
36/1 Bedside Book of Bastards, Mithridates , undated
36/2 Bedside Book of Bastards, Nero , undated
36/3 Bedside Book of Bastards, Parysatis , undated
36/4 Bedside Book of Bastards, Francisco Pizarro , undated
36/5 Bedside Book of Bastards, Henry Plummer , undated
36/6 Bedside Book of Bastards, Gilles de Rais , undated
36/7 Bedside Book of Bastards, William Rufus , undated
36/8 Bedside Book of Bastards, Marquis de Sade , undated
36/9 Bedside Book of Bastards, Selim I , undated
36/10 Bedside Book of Bastards, Shake , undated
36/11 Bedside Book of Bastards, Shih Huang-ti , undated
36/12 Bedside Book of Bastards, Sulla , undated
36/13 Bedside Book of Bastards, Tomas de Torquemada , undated
36/14 Bedside Book of Bastards, Visconti , undated
37/1 Bedside Book of Bastards, Henry Wirz , undated
37/2 Bedside Book of Bastards, Henry Wirz , undated
37/3 Bedside Book of Bastards, Preface and miscellaneous , undated
37/4 Bedside Book of Bastards, Dedication, p. 103 , undated
37/5 Bedside Book of Bastards, carbon, pp. 104-232 , undated
37/6 Bedside Book of Bastards, carbon, pp. 233-358 , undated
37/7 Bedside Book of Bastards, carbon, p. 359-end , undated
37/8 Bedside Book of Bastards, Bibliographies , undated
38/1 Bedside Book of Bastards, Outline , undated
38/2 Bedside Book of Bastards, Permissions , undated
38/3 Bedside Book of Bastards, Teasers , undated
38/4 Bedside Book of Bastards, Text , undated
38/5 Bedside Book of Bastards, Text , undated
39/1 Beulah Bunny Tells All, publishers typescript, pages 1-50 , undated
39/2 Beulah Bunny Tells All, publishers typescript, pages 51-140 , undated
39/3 Beulah Bunny Tells All, publishers typescript, pages 141-end , undated
39/4 Beulah Bunny Tells All, galley , undated
39/5 The Bloody Bozeman, Research , 1968-1971
39/6 The Bloody Bozeman, Illustrations , 1970-1971
39/7 The Bloody Bozeman, 1862, notes , undated
39/8 The Bloody Bozeman, 1862, manuscript , undated
39/9 The Bloody Bozeman, 1863, notes , undated
39/10 The Bloody Bozeman, 1863, manuscript , undated
40/1 The Bloody Bozeman, 1864, notes , undated
40/2 The Bloody Bozeman, 1864, manuscript , undated
40/3 The Bloody Bozeman, 1865, notes , undated
40/4 The Bloody Bozeman, 1865, manuscript , undated
40/5 The Bloody Bozeman, 1866, notes , undated
40/6 The Bloody Bozeman, 1866, manuscript , undated
40/7 The Bloody Bozeman, 1867, notes , undated
40/8 The Bloody Bozeman, 1867, manuscript , undated
40/9 The Bloody Bozeman, 1868, notes , undated
40/10 The Bloody Bozeman, 1868, manuscript , undated
41/1 The Bloody Bozeman, publisher's typescript , 1862, undated
41/2 The Bloody Bozeman, publisher's typescript , 1863, undated
41/3 The Bloody Bozeman, publisher's typescript , 1864, undated
41/4 The Bloody Bozeman, publisher's typescript , 1865, undated
41/5 The Bloody Bozeman, publisher's typescript , 1866, undated
41/6 The Bloody Bozeman, publisher's typescript , 1867, undated
41/7 The Bloody Bozeman, publisher's typescript, Red Cloud Wins His War , undated
41/8 The Bloody Bozeman, publisher's typescript, Last Wagon Train Back , undated
41/9 The Bloody Bozeman, publisher's typescript, What Happened to Some of Them , undated
41/10 The Bloody Bozeman, publisher's typescript, footnotes , undated
41/11 The Bloody Bozeman, publisher's typescript, bibliography and acknowledgments , undated
41/12 The Bloody Bozeman, publisher's typescript, maps , undated
41/13 The Bloody Bozeman, carbon, pp. 1-100 , undated
41/14 The Bloody Bozeman, carbon, pp. 101-250 , undated
41/15 The Bloody Bozeman, carbon, pp. 251-400 , undated
41/16 The Bloody Bozeman, carbon, pp. 401-end , undated
42/1 Buffalo Woman, notes, sections 1-8 , undated
42/2 Buffalo Woman, notes, section 9-end , undated
42/3 Buffalo Woman, Jacket blurbs , undated
42/4 Buffalo Woman, Text , undated
42/5 Buffalo Woman, Text , undated
43/1 Coocoo's Nest, Carbon , undated
43/2 Coocoo's Nest, Carbon, second half , undated
43/3 Coocoo's Nest, Flavor of Montana , undated
43/4 Coocoo's Nest, material not included , undated
43/5 Coocoo's Nest, Cover , undated
43/6 Coocoo's Nest, manuscript , undated
44/1 Farewell to Troy, publishers typescript, ch. 1-7 , undated
44/2 Farewell to Troy, publishers typescript, ch. 8-14 , undated
44/3 Farewell to Troy, Publishers typescript, ch. 15 to end , undated
44/4 Farewell to Troy, Notes and correspondence , undated
44/5 Montana, Administration and Social Conditions , undated
44/6 Montana, Back of the book statistics , undated
44/7 Montana, Book outline , undated
44/8 Montana, Cattle, rustling , undated
44/9 Montana, Colorful characters , undated
44/10 Montana, Conclusion , undated
44/11 Montana, Culture , undated
44/12 Montana, Cultural life and institutions , undated
44/13 Montana, Encyclopedia Britannica , undated
44/14 Montana, history , undated
44/15 Montana, introduction , undated
44/16 Montana, Geography, boundary, mountains , undated
44/17 Montana, Homesteading, agriculture , undated
44/18 Montana, Landscape , undated
44/19 Montana, 1971 legislature , undated
44/20 Montana, Manufacturing , undated
44/21 Montana, Mining , undated
44/22 Montana, Mining, copper, gold , undated
44/23 Montana, People , undated
44/24 Montana, Recreation , undated
44/25 Montana, Rocky Mountain Laboratory , undated
44/26 Montana, Sheep, wool , undated
45/1 Montana, State economy , undated
45/2 Montana, Timber industry , undated
45/3 Montana, Transportation and Fort Benton , undated
45/4 Montana, Transportation , undated
45/5 Montana, miscellaneous , undated
45/6 Montana, Chapters 1-3 , undated
45/7 Montana, Chapters 1-4 , undated
45/8 Montana, Chapters 4-8 , undated
45/9 Montana, Chapters 5-8 , undated
45/10 Montana, carbon , undated
45/11 Montana, galley , undated
45/12 Charlie Russell, additions to manuscript , undated
45/13 Charlie Russell, bibliography , undated
45/14 Charlie Russell, biography, carbon , undated
46/1 Charlie Russell, The life story of C.M.R., pp. 1-120 , undated
46/2 Charlie Russell, The life story of C.M.R., pp. 121-215 , undated
46/3 Charlie Russell, Cowboy Days, the big die-up, last of 5000 , undated
46/4 Charlie Russell, Great Falls , undated
46/5 Charlie Russell, property , undated
46/6 Charlie Russell, single, Cascade, marriage, trip to St. Louis , undated
46/7 Charlie Russell, Hoover to cowboying , 1882, undated
46/8 Charlie Russell, Nancy Russell's will , undated
46/9 Charlie Russell, Permissions , undated
46/10 Charlie Russell, Status , undated
46/11 Charlie Russell, 1904 to success , 1911, undated
46/12 Charlie Russell, To meeting with Hoover , undated
46/13 Charlie Russell, to England 1914, adopted Jack, 1926 , undated
46/14 Charlie Russell, 1888 with Bloods and return , undated
46/15 Sitting Bull, 1831-1845, undated
46/16 Sitting Bull, 1846-1856, undated
46/17 Sitting Bull, 1851 skip to 1857, undated
46/18 Sitting Bull, chapter 4 , 1857-1864, undated
46/19 Sitting Bull, chapter 5 , 1864-1868, undated
46/20 Sitting Bull, 1868-1872, undated
46/21 Sitting Bull, Vow, Rosebud, Little Big Horn , undated
46/22 Sitting Bull, 1881 to ghost dance, 1890 , undated
46/23 Sitting Bull, Ghost dance , 1890, undated
47/1 Sitting Bull, death , 1890, undated
47/2 Sitting Bull, 1877 to surrender, 1881 , undated
47/3 Sitting Bull, additional notes , undated
47/4 Sitting Bull, Photos , undated
47/5 Some Went West, Bethenia Owens-Adair , undated
47/6 Some Went West, Nannie Alderson , undated
47/7 Some Went West, Isabella Bird , undated
47/8 Some Went West, Elizabeth Custer , undated
47/9 Some Went West, Fort Ellis , undated
47/10 Some Went West, Germaine Sisters (Julia, Adelaide, Catherine, Sophia) , undated
47/11 Some Went West, Fanny Kelly , undated
47/12 Some Went West, Elizabeth Townsend Meagher , undated
47/13 Some Went West, Mercer Girls , undated
47/14 Some Went West, Missionary Nuns , undated
47/15 Some Went West, Cynthia Ann Parker , undated
47/16 Some Went West, Elsie Snider , undated
47/17 Some Went West, Grace Snyder , undated
47/18 Some Went West, Mary Richardson Walker , undated
47/19 Some Went West, Catherine Weldon , undated
47/20 Some Went West, publishers typescript (ch. 1-3) , undated
47/21 Some Went West, publishers typescript (ch. 4-10) , undated
47/22 Some Went West, publishers typescript (ch. 11 - end) , undated
47/23 Some Went West, Photos , undated
48/1 Some Went West, carbon copy , undated
48/2 Some Went West, galley proofs , undated
48/3 The Vigilantes of Montana, book outline , undated
48/4 The Vigilantes of Montana, notes and ms , undated
48/5 The Vigilantes of Montana, storage , undated
48/6 The Vigilantes of Montana, Virginia City , undated
48/7 The Vigilantes of Montana, Flour riots , undated
48/8 The Vigilantes of Montana, Lang introduction , undated
48/9 The Vigilantes of Montana, Ennis tourism , undated
48/10 The Vigilantes of Montana, Flour Riots , undated
48/11 The Vigilantes of Montana, Newspaper history , undated
48/12 The Vigilantes of Montana, Virginia City, Winter , undated
48/13 Western Bad Men, Beidler , undated
49/1 Western Bad Men, Kid Curry , undated
49/2 Western Bad Men, material, facts , undated
49/3 Western Bad Men, material, facts , undated
49/4 Western Bad Men, 1960 research , undated
49/5 Western Bad Men, Pat Garrett , undated
49/6 Western Bad Men, J. B. Gillette , undated
49/7 Western Bad Men, Joseph A. Slade , undated
49/8 Western Bad Men, Bad Men Book , undated
49/9 Western Bad Men, Notes , undated
49/10 Western Bad Men, Notes , undated
49/11 Western Bad Men, Reward Posters , undated
49/12 Western Bad Men, Chapters 1-8 , undated
50/1 Western Bad Men, Chapters 9-14 , undated
52/2 Western Bad Men, Chapters 15-22 , undated
50/3 Western Bad Men, Chapters 1-12 , undated
50/4 Western Bad Men, Chapters 13-22 , undated
50/5 Western Bad Men, carbon, chaps 1-12 , undated
50/6 Western Bad Men, chaps. 14-22 , undated
50/7 Western Bad Men, Photos , undated
51/1 Western Bad Men, Galley , undated
51/2 Western Bad Men, Galley , undated
51/3 Western Bad Men, Carbon , undated
51/4 Western Bad Men, Galley , undated
51/5 Western Law Men, Wyatt Earp , undated
51/6 Western Law Men, Wild Bill Hickok , undated
51/7 Western Law Men, Bat Masterson , undated
51/8 Western Law Men, Captain Burton Mossman , undated
51/9 Western Law Men, Photos , undated
52/1 Western Law Men, Commodore Perry Owens , undated
52/2 Western Law Men, Siringo , undated
52/3 Western Law Men, Tom Smith, Abilene , undated
52/4 Western Law Men, Bill Tilghman , undated
52/5 Western Law Men, Biofoot Wallace , undated
52/6 Western Law Men, Famous Lawmen , undated
52/7 Western Law Men, Index, bibliography , undated
52/8 When You and I were Young, Whitefish, Manuscript , undated
52/9 Unpublished Travel Book , undated
52/10 Unpublished novel , undated
Closed to research.
53/1 Unpublished novel , undated
Closed to research.
53/2 Unpublished novel , undated
Closed to research.
53/3 Unpublished novel , undated
Closed to research.
53/4 Unpublished novel , undated
Closed to research.

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Series VIII:  Research , undated
5.0 linear feet

This series includes notes, articles, publications, and clippings that Miss Johnson generated and gathered in the course of her research for numerous projects. Particularly strong subjects include Native Americans, Montana history, and carbon monoxide poisoning.

The materials are largely retained in Miss Johnson's alphabetical subject arrangement. Materials gathered in her research for The Bloody Bozeman are under that title, but other book research projects may be considerably more scattered.
Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
54/1 Bibliographies , undated
54/2 Billings , undated
54/3 Bison , undated
54/4 Blackfeet Indians , undated
54/5 The Bloody Bozeman, John Bozeman , undated
54/6 The Bloody Bozeman, John Brown manuscript , undated
54/7 The Bloody Bozeman, Tom Cover , undated
54/8 The Bloody Bozeman, Benjamin Daily Diary , undated
54/9 The Bloody Bozeman, Ellen Fletcher , undated
54/10 The Bloody Bozeman, Fort Phil Kearny , undated
54/11 The Bloody Bozeman, Forts and Trails , undated
54/12 The Bloody Bozeman, George Fox , undated
54/13 The Bloody Bozeman, Hazan inspections of 1866 , undated
54/14 The Bloody Bozeman, Kirkaldie letters , undated
54/15 The Bloody Bozeman, N. P. Langford and internal revenue of Montana territory , undated
54/16 The Bloody Bozeman, maps , undated
54/17 The Bloody Bozeman, Murray, Army on the Power River , undated
54/18 The Bloody Bozeman, Ostrander book on Gen. Cooke and trail forts , undated
54/19 The Bloody Bozeman, plans and distances , undated
54/20 The Bloody Bozeman, Mrs. Sanders and Fort Benton , undated
55/1 The Bloody Bozeman, Nelson Story , undated
55/2 The Bloody Bozeman, telegraph , undated
55/3 The Bloody Bozeman, Vic Willits , undated
55/4 The Bloody Bozeman, after 1868 , undated
55/5 Buffalo Woman, Indian Names , undated
55/6 Business Booklets, for Gregg Press , undated
55/7 Butte , undated
55/8 Carbon Monoxide , undated
55/9 Carbon Monoxide , undated
55/10 Carbon Monoxide , undated
56/1 Carbon Monoxide , undated
56/2 Carbon Monoxide , undated
56/3 Carbon Monoxide , undated
56/4 Carbon Monoxide , undated
56/5 Carbon Monoxide , undated
56/6 Carbon Monoxide , undated
57/1 Carbon Monoxide , undated
57/2 Carbon Monoxide , undated
57/3 Chinook Jargon , undated
57/4 Custer Reenactment , undated
57/5 Delphic Oracle , undated
57/6 Fallout Shelter , undated
57/7 Flathead Indians , undated
57/8 Flouride , undated
58/1 Fort Benton , undated
58/2 Fort Benton , undated
58/3 Fur-bearing Fish , undated
58/4 Shorty Gammel , undated
58/5 Glacial Lake Missoula , undated
58/6 Gold , undated
58/7 Great Falls , undated
58/8 Great Greeks , undated
58/9 Guns , undated
58/10 Guns, Vigilantes , undated
58/11 Helena , undated
58/12 Helicopter, Forest Fires , undated
59/1 Indian Removal , undated
59/2 Indians, miscellaneous , undated
59/3 Lewistown , undated
59/4 Granville Stuart , undated
59/5 Mayo Clinic , undated
59/6 Thomas Francis Meagher , undated
59/7 Montana, Administration and social conditions , undated
59/8 Montana, Cattle, rustling , undated
59/9 Montana, Cultural life and institutions , undated
59/10 Montana, Economy , undated
59/11 Montana, Flavor, for Over the Coocoo's Nest, not used , undated
59/12 Montana, Geography, flora, etc. , undated
60/1 Montana, Homesteading and agriculture , undated
60/2 Montana, Indians , undated
60/3 Montana, Manufacturing , undated
60/4 Montana, Mining , undated
60/5 Montana, 1971 legislature , undated
60/6 Montana, Oil and gas , undated
60/7 Montana, Population , undated
60/8 Montana, Recreation , undated
60/9 Montana, Rocky Mountain Tick Lab , undated
61/1 Montana, Sheep, wool , undated
61/2 Montana, Timber industry and forest fires , undated
61/3 Montana, Transportation , undated
61/4 Olive Oatman , undated
61/5 Pictographs , undated
61/6 Police Radio Skip , undated
61/7 Ranch and Roundup , undated
61/8 Root family , undated
61/9 C. M. Russell, Art museum , undated
61/10 C. M. Russell, Biography , undated
61/11 C. M. Russell, Clippings , undated
61/12 C. M. Russell, Cowboy days , undated
61/13 C. M. Russell, Great Falls property , undated
61/14 C. M. Russell, Life , undated
61/15 C. M. Russell, Statue , undated
62/1 Sanders Family , undated
62/2 Journals , undated
62/3 Smokejumpers , undated
62/4 Socrates , undated
62/5 Spruce Beetles , undated
62/6 Thebes , undated
62/7 Thera, volcano , undated
62/8 Robert T. Turner , undated
62/9 Virginia City , undated
62/10 Virginia City, Ennis tourism , undated
62/11 Virginia City, History, clippings , undated
62/12 Virginia City, Newspaper history , undated
63/1 Western data, general , undated
63/2 Western data, railroads , undated
63/3 Western people , undated
63/4 Whitefish history , undated
63/5 Whitefish history , undated
63/6 Yogo sapphires , undated

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Series IX:  Travel , 1961-1974
1.75 linear feet

This series consists of travel materials--tickets, brochures, maps, Miss Johnson's notes and commentary, and receipts--that she collected in the course of planning for and taking numerous foreign trips in these years. One folder of photographs of Greece came from other copyrighted sources and may not be reproduced; none of those photographs are of Miss Johnson.

The series is arranged chronologically.
Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
64/1 Greece , 1961
64/2 Greece , 1962
64/3 Greece , 1963
64/4 Greece , 1964
64/5 Greece, photographs for book , undated
64/6 Amsterdam , 1965
64/7 Amsterdam , 1965
65/1 Spain , 1965
65/2 Spain , 1965
65/3 South Sea , 1968
65/4 Turkey , 1968
65/5 Turkey , 1968
65/6 South Sea , 1970
65/7 South Sea , 1970
65/8 South Sea , 1970
66/1 Africa , 1972
66/2 Africa, maps, itinerary , 1972
66/3 Africa, notes for manuscript , 1972
66/4 Africa and Greece, clippings , 1972
66/5 Delta Queen, Mississippi River cruise , 1972
66/6 Central America , 1973
66/7 Ethiopia , 1973
67/1 Rhine Cruise , 1973
67/2 South America , 1974

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Series X:  Awards and Certificates , 1886-1984
3.0 linear feet

This series consists of awards and honors presented to Miss Johnson, including certificates, honorary degrees, memberships, and writing awards. There are also materials from homecoming celebrations in Whitefish and The University of Montana that include clippings, programs, and associated materials.

The series is divided into two types of objects: Two-dimensional and three-dimensional. Within each category, objects are arranged chronologically.
Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
68/1 Montana Territory certificate , 1886
68/2 Puss 'N Boots Bronze Award , 1952
68/3 City of Whitefish, Montana, "Dorothy Johnson Day" , 1959
68/4 City of Missoula, "Dorothy Johnson Day" , 1959
68/5 Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award, Montana State University , 1961
68/6 Kappa Alpha Theta, Montana State University , 1962
68/7 Montana Press Women, State Writing Contest, awards , 1966
68/8 National Federation of Press Women, Writer's Contest , 1966
68/9 Montana Press Association , 1967
68/10 The University of Montana, Doctor of Letters , 1973
68/11 National Federation of Press Women, Woman of Achievement , 1974
68/12 Homecoming, Whitefish , 1975
68/13 Western Writers of America, Spur Awards Competition , 1977
68/14 Cowboy Hall of Fame, Western Heritage Award , 1978
68/15 University of Montana , 1978
68/16 Institute of the Rockies, for extraordinary contribution to the quality of life in Missoula , 1984
68/17 Programs , 1959-1973 and undated
Box
69 Western Writers of America, Best Western Short Story , 1956
Box
69 Key to the City of Whitefish , 1959
Box
69 Honorary Life Citizenship, Fergus County, Montana , 1960
Box
69 Western Writers of America, Spur Nominee plaque , 1969
Box
69 Doctoral hood, The University of Montana , 1973
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69 Montana Press Women, Woman of the Year , 1974
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69 Levi Strauss Golden Saddleman Award, "For Bringing Dignity and Honor to the History and Legends of the West" , 1976
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69 Western Heritage Wrangler Award, National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center, for Buffalo Woman, Outstanding Western Novel , 1978
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69 Master's hood, unknown, with gold satin , undated
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69 Montana Governor's Award for the Arts , undated
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69 Hangman's noose, unknown , undated
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OS3 Homecoming Parade, Montana State University , undated
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OS3 Western Literature Association , 1981
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OS3 "Welcome Dorothy" sign , undated

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Series XI:  Journals , 1924-1984
2.5 linear feet

This series consists of copies of journals and magazines in which Miss Johnson's stories, essays and poetry appeared. None are annotated. Many contain the first appearance of a story and many are obscure publications.

Materials are divided into four categories: Articles and Short Stories; About Miss Johnson; Book Reviews; and Reviews of Miss Johnson's Works. Within those categories, materials are arranged chronologically.
Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
70/1 "Marjory." The Frontier 4, no. 2, p. 10 , March 1924
70/2 "From a Train Window." The Frontier 4, no. 3, p. 10 , May 1924
70/3 "Confession," "Question," and "Shams." The Frontier 5 no. 2, p. 11 and 13 , March 1925
70/4 "Bread and Hyacinths." The Frontier 6, no. 2, p. 15 , March 1926
70/5 "I Was Never a River." The Frontier 7, no. 1, p. 11 , November 1926
70/6 "He'll Make a Good Sheriff." The Frontier 7, no. 2, p. 22-30 , March 1927
70/7 "And One Came Back." The Frontier 7, no. 3, p. 5-16 , May 1927
70/8 "Happy Valley." The Frontier 8, no. 1, p. 29-34 , November 1927
70/9 "The Fruit Tramps." The Frontier 10, no. 2, p. 131 , January 1930
70/10 "Fear." The Frontier 10, no. 3, p. 234 , March 1930
70/11 "When the Railroad Comes." The Frontier 11, no. 3, p. 248 , March 1931
70/12 "If You Know War Again." The Frontier 14, no. 3, p. 202 , March 1934
70/13 "Whitefish, Montana," Ford Times 42, no. 5, p. 41-46 , May 1951
70/14 "Laugh in the Face of Danger," Better Living 2, no. 8, p. 19 , August 1952
70/15 "Too Soon a Woman," Cosmopolitan, p. 86 , March 1953
70/16 "Where to Retire: Montana," Lifetime Living 3, no. 6, p. 14-18 , June 1954
70/17 "Kid Curry, Durable Desperado," Montana: The Magazine of Western History 6, no. 2, p. 22-31 , April 1956
70/18 "Comments from a Customer," Montana Library Quarterly 1, no. 4, p. 15-19 , July 1956
70/19 "Confusion Law Augrus Immortality for Editor," The Iowa Publisher 28, no. 7, p. 10 , July 1956
70/20 "Flour Famine in Alder Gulch, 1864," Montana: The Magazine of Western History 7, no. 1, p. 18-27 , January 1957
70/21 Montana Fourth Estate, August 1957
70/22 "Way Out Western." Time 73, no. 17, p. 4 , April 1959
70/23 "So History Ain't Enough," The Roundup 7, no. 5, p. 9-10 , May 1959
70/24 Montana Fourth Estate, July 1959
70/25 "The Graft that Failed," Montana: The Magazine of Western History 9, no. 4, p. 2-11 , October 1959
70/26 "Three Hundred Grand!" Montana: The Magazine of Western History 10, no. 1, p. 39-50 , January 1960
70/27 "Discourse: A Review of the Liberal Arts," Discourse: A Review of the Liberal Arts, April 1960
70/28 "When a Book Becomes a Movie," Montana Journalism Review 3, p. 11-13 , Spring 1960
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OS1 "Miss Bunny Goes to Jail," Saturday Evening Post, p. 14-37 , March 1941
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OS1 "Blanket Squaw," Saturday Evening Post, p. 22-86 , April 1941
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OS1 "She's Gone with the Gypsy Davey," Saturday Evening Post, p. 28 , May 1941
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OS1 "The Lost Musician," Saturday Evening Post 216, no. 28, p. 25 , January 1943
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OS1 "Home Coming," Saturday Evening Post, p. 13 , July 1943
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OS1 "The Snow is on the Grass Again," Saturday Evening Post, p. 21 , October 1943
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OS1 "The Gay Desperado," Saturday Evening Post 217, no. 37, p. 21 , March 1944
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OS1 "Widow's Walk," Saturday Evening Post 218, no. 7, p. 21 , April 1944
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OS1 "Wild Kitten," Saturday Evening Post, p. 21 , November 1945
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OS1 "Beyond the Frontier," Saturday Evening Post 221, no. 4, p. 24 , July 1947
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OS1 "Whitefish, Montana," Ford Times 42, no. 5, p. 41-46 , May 1951
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OS1 "The Unbeliever," Collier's, p. 50 , August 1952
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OS1 "The Deer Hunter," Collier's, p. 32 , September 1952
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OS1 "Gallagher's Wife," Collier's, p. 60 , November 1952
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OS1 "Journey to the Fort," Collier's, p. 50 , April 1953
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OS1 "Journal of Adventure," Collier's, p. 45 , March 1954
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OS1 "I Woke Up Wicked," Collier's, p. 39 , February 1955
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OS1 "Lost Sister," Collier's 136, no. 7, p. 66 , March 1956
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OS1 "The Elk Tooth Dress," Seventeen, p. 110 , March 1958
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OS1 "The Lady and the Killer," Saturday Evening Post 231, no. 34, p. 36 , February 1959
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OS1 "The Ten-Pound Box of Candy," McCall's 93, no. 7, p. 92 , April 1966
71/1 "To the Centennial with Papa," Montana: The Magazine of Western History 11, no. 2, p. 13-21 , April 1961
71/2 "The Incomparable Tatsey," Montana Journalism Review 4, p. 17-19 , Spring 1961
71/3 "Killer on Our Highways," Good Housekeeping, p. 48 , June 1961
71/4 "The Years and the Wind and the Rain," Montana Institute of the Arts Quarterly 13, no. 2, p. 3 , Winter 1961
71/5 "My Goodness, All Those Books!" Books Are Friends, 1962
71/6 "Life with the Sanders Family in the 1870s," Montana: The Magazine of Western History 12, no. 1, p. 2-14 , January 1962
71/7 "Greece: The Image and the Fact," Montana Journalism Review 5, p. 21-23 , Spring 1962
71/8 "Miss Appleknocker Gets the Story," Montana Journalism Review 7, p. 6-8 , Spring 1964
71/9 "Fashion Discovery in the Aegean," The Continental Magazine 4, no. 2, p. 18-20 , May-June 1964
71/10 "How to Unwind in Montana," The Continental Magazine 5, no. 2, p. 14-16 , May-June 1965
71/11 "The Night the Mountain Fell," Ford Times Western Journeys, 1966
71/12 "No Scrapbook Needed: Ruder's Pulitzer Nomination," Montana Journalism Review 9, p. 5-7 , Spring 1966
71/13 "Custer Rides Again," Montana: The Magazine of Western History 17, no. 2, p. 53-63 , April 1967
71/14 "Comments from an Enthusiastic Consumer," Montana Libraries 20, no. 4, p. 3-12 , July 1967
71/15 "Books Can Get you Into Trouble as well as Out of It," The Idaho Librarian 19, no. 3, p. 75-80 , July 1967
71/16 "Montana's Awesome Earthquake Area," Ford Times 60, no. 7, p. 32-36 , July 1967
71/17 "The Tumbroil Has Arrived," PNLA Quarterly 32, no. 1, p. 7-12 , October 1967
71/18 "Where Custer Fell," Ford Times 61, no. 6, p. 7-11 , June 1968
71/19 "From History to Fiction--And Back Again," Alberta Historical Review 18, no. 1, p. 10-13 , Winter 1970
71/20 "The Deceptions and Pitfalls of Those Who Remember," Montana Historian 3, no. 3, p. 20 , Spring 1973
71/21 "Vigilante Justice: The Rode by Night.", Adapted from Vigilante Days and Ways). Colorado, p. 28 , Jan-Feb. 1974
71/22 "Flame on the Frontier," Scholastic Voice 59, no. 3, p. 12-20 , October 1975
71/23 "Can Scholars Be Writers? Yes!" The Roundup 25, no. 1, p. 10-11 , January 1977
71/24 "Tom Fitch and the Sparrow Bride." TriQuarterly 47, p. 98 , Spring 1980
71/25 "They Called Her Virgin Em," True West 29, no. 2, p. 18-20 , February 1982
71/26 "You Too Can Be a Hated Author." The Roundup 32, no. 8, p. 9 , September 1984
72/1 "Wovoka--The Indian Chief," True Western Adventure 3, no. 16, p. 16-17 , 1960
72/2 "The Hungry Winter in Alder Gulch," True Western Adventure, no. 11, p. 26-27 , 1959
72/3 "The Brothers Left a Crimson Trail," True Western Adventure no. 9, p. 22-23 , 1959
72/4 "I Was a Teen-Age Poacher," Montana Sports Outdoors 2, no. 17, p. 13-14 , undated
72/5 Review of Crow Killer, The Saturday Review, p. 21 , April 1958
72/6 Review of Montana: An Uncommon Land, Oregon Historical Quarterly 60, no. 4, p. 486-487 , December 1959
72/7 Review of Tough Trip Through Paradise, Montana, The Magazine of Western History 17, no. 4, p. 77 , October 1967
72/8 Review of Trask, Saturday Review, , 5 March 1960
72/9 "The Printer and Obscenity," Montana Journalism Review 16, p. 35 , 1973
72/10 "What's Cookin'," The Roundup 13, no. 6, p. 19 , June 1975
72/11 "Rocky Mountain Country," The Atlantic Monthly, p. 89 , April 1978
72/12 "Montana's Dorothy Johnson: She's an Action Story," Montana Magazine 12, no. 2, p. 13 , November-December 1981
72/13 "Just For Openers," The Roundup 29, no. 9, p. 20 , November 1981
72/14 "The Woman Who Shot Liberty Valance," Writer's Digest, p. 20 , October 1982
72/15 "Dorothy Johnson's Short Fiction: The Pastoral and the Uses of History," Western American Literature 17, no. 3, p. 213 , November 1982
72/16 "The Best Books About Montana: A Reader's Guide to the Treasure State," Montana: The Magazine of Western History 32, no. 1, p. 52 , Winter 1982
72/17 "Dream True, Dorothy Johnson," Prime Times, p. 10 , Spring 1983
72/18 "Dorothy Johnson Honored Through Ruders' Donation," Montana Fourth Estate 45, no. 4, p. 3 , April 1984
72/19 "A Note from Miss Johnson" and "Fund Honoring Dorothy Johnson Started at School of Journalism," Montanan 1, no. 7, p. 3 and 6 , May 1984
72/20 Review of When You and I Were Young, Whitefish, Western American Literature 19, no. 2, p. 147-148 , August 1984

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Series XII:  Books , 1844-1984
25.0 linear feet
These books are located in the Mansfield Library's Special Collections Department.

This series includes mostly courtesy copies of Miss Johnson's works or of works including her stories and essays, but also contains books personally owned by her, used in her research. Many are annotated in her hand. There are a number of translations of her books into Italian, Spanish, German, and Indonesian. A card file that appears to be a record of the books in her personal library, many of which were not retained in this series.

The books containing her works include limited first editions and a great number of primary school textbook anthologies. Books owned by her include obvious research interests (classics, west) as well as books inscribed to her by others, given as family gifts, or apparently handed down through her family.

The series is divided into three subseries: About and By Miss Johnson; Johnson's writings in Collections or Anthologies; and Annotated Reference Books. Within each category, materials are arranged alphabetically by title or author.
Description
Subseries 1: Books Authored by and Written about Dorothy Johnson
All the Buffalo Returning. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, Johnson, D., (2 copies) , 1979
The Bedside Book of Bastards. New York: McGraw-Hill, Johnson, D. and Turner, R. T. , 1973
Beulah Bunny Tells All. New York: William Morrow and Company (2 copies, one autographed.), Johnson, D. , 1941
The Bloody Bozeman: The Perilous Trail to Montana's Gold. Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company, Johnson, D. , 1983
The Bloody Bozeman: The Perilous Trail to Montana's Gold. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Johnson, D. , 1971
The Bloody Bozeman: The Perilous Trail to Montana's Gold. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Johnson, D., (Leather-bound first edition) , 1971
Buffalo Woman. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, Johnson, D. , 1977
Der Galgenbaum, Johnson, D., (German translation) , 1983
Der Held vom Black Mountain, Johnson, D., (German translation) , 1966
Der Mann der Zuviel Sprach, Johnson, D., (German translation) , 1963
Dorothy Johnson. Boise, ID: Boise State University Western Writers Series, Alter, J. , 1980
Farewell to Troy. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, Johnson, D. , 1964
Flame on the Frontier: Short Stories of Pioneer Women. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, Johnson, D. , 1967
Greece: Wonderland of the Past and Present. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, Johnson, D. , 1964
The Hanging Tree. New York: Ballantine Books, Johnson, D., (Leather bound, autographed by Gordon Castle) , 1957
The Hanging Tree. New York: Ballantine Books, Johnson, D. , 1957
The Hanging Tree. Boston: Gregg Press, Johnson, D. , 1980
The Hanging Tree. Mayflower-Dell, Johnson, D. , 1957
The Hanging Tree. New York: Ballantine Books, Johnson, D., (2 copies paperback, 1 copy hardback) , 1964
The Hanging Tree. London: Corgi Books, Johnson, D. , 1976
The Hanging Tree. London: Corgi Books, Johnson, D. , 1960
The Hanging Tree. London: Andre Deutsch, Johnson, D. , 1959
The Hanging Tree. New York: Ballantine Books, Johnson, D., (Autographed by Gary Cooper) , 1957
The Hanging Tree and Four Other Stories. London: Hutchinson Educational, Johnson, D. , 1961
The Hanging Tree and Other Stories. New York: Ballantine Books, Johnson, D. , 1970
The Hanging Tree and Other Stories. New York: Ballantine Books, Johnson, D. , 1973
Indian Country. New York: Ballantine Books, Johnson, D. , 1953
Indian Country. New York: Ballantine Books, Johnson, D., (2 copies) , 1973
Indian Country. New York: Ballantine Books, Johnson, D. , 1953
Indian Country. London: Transworld Publishers, Johnson, D. , 1961
Indian Country. New York: Ballantine Books, Johnson, D. , 1953
Indian Country. New York: Ballantine Books, Johnson, D., (2 copies) , 1974
Indian Country. London: Mayflower-Dell, Johnson, D. , 1966
Indian Country. Boston: Gregg Press, Johnson, D. , 1979
A Man Called Horse. New York: Ballantine, Johnson, D., (2 copies) , 1975
The Man Who Knew the Buckskin Kid. London: Corgi Books, Johnson, D. , 1976
Miss Bunny Intervenes. London: Chapman & Hall, Johnson, D. , 1947
Mujeres de la Frontera, Johnson, D., (Spanish translation) , 1968
Rafa Trzech Szkieletow, Johnson, D., (Polish translation) , 1967
"Scars of Honor," Johnson, D., (Polish translation) , 1973
The Short Novels of Jack Schaefer. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Schaefer, J., (intro by D. Johnson) , 1967
Some Went West. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, Johnson, D. , 1965
Tierra India, Johnson, D., (Spanish translation) , 1965
Tipi Dan Mokasin, Johnson, D., (Indonesian translation) , 1958
Tomahawk, Johnson, D., (Italian translation) , 1972
Vigilante Days and Ways. Missoula, Montana: Montana State University Press, Langford, N.P., (intro by D. Johnson), (Leather edition, 81 of 200) , 1957
Vigilante Days and Ways. Missoula, Montana: Montana State University Press, Langford, N.P., (intro by D. Johnson) , 1957
Western Badmen. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, Johnson, D. , 1970
Western Badmen. New York: Ballantine Books, Johnson, D. , 1970
When You and I Were Young, Whitefish. Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company, Johnson, D., (2 copies) , 1982
"The Winning of the Western Fiction Market: An Interview with Dorothy M. Johnson." Prairie Schooner 52 no. 2, p. 158, Sue Mathews and James W. Healey, (2 copies) , Summer 1978
Witch Princess. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, Johnson, D. , 1967
Unknown title, Johnson, D., (Arabic translation) , undated
Subseries 2: Dorothy Johnson's Writings in Journals or Anthologies
"Afternoon of a Hero." In Frontiers West. New York: Doubleday & Company , 1959
"Beyond the Frontier." Frontiers. New York: Scholastic , 1974
"Buffalo Woman." In Building Reading Skills. Evanston, IL: McDougal, Littell & Company , 1980
"The Day the Sun Came Out." In Bar 4 Roundup of Best Western Stories. New York: Permabooks , 1956
"The Day the Sun Came Out" and "Flame on the Frontier." In Westward in their Wagons. New York: Macmillan , 1975
"The Day the Sun Came Out." In Focus on Literature: Action. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company , 1978
"The Day the Sun Came Out." In In Other's Eyes. New York: Noble and Noble , 1969
"The Day the Sun Came Out." In Bar 4 Roundup of Best Western Stories. New York: E.P. Dutton and Company , 1955
"The Day the Sun Came Out." In Banner. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , 1982
"The Day the Sun Came Out." In Seventh-Day Adventist Advanced Reading Program Book III. Mountain View, CA: Pacific Press Publishing Association , 1972
"The Elk Tooth Dress." In Focus on Literature: People. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company , 1978
"The Elk Tooth Dress." In Rebels and Regulars. New York: Macmillan , 1969
"The Elk Tooth Dress." In The Last Bullet and Other Western Stories. New York: Scholastic , 1965
"The Elk Tooth Dress." In Personal Code. New York: Scholastic Book Services , 1961
"The Elk Tooth Dress." In Scope. Evanston, IL: Harper & Row , 1967
"The Elk Tooth Dress." In Awakenings. Lexington, MA: Ginn and Company , 1973
"The Elk Tooth Dress." In Love, Love, Love. New York: Franklin Watts , 1962
"The Elk Tooth Dress." in Seventeen's Stories. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company , 1958
"Flame on the Frontier." In Freedom. State of Hawaii Department of Education , 1978
"Flame on the Frontier." In The Argosy Book of Adventure Stories. New York: Bantam Books , 1953
"Flame on the Frontier." In I (Me). New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston , 1971
"Flame on the Frontier." In Story: The Second Book. Baltimore: Penguin Books , 1973
"Flame on the Frontier." In Scenes of America. New York: Macmillan , 1968
"Flame on the Frontier." In To Be: Identity in Literature. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company , 1976
"Flame on the Frontier." In Freedom Student Manual. State of Hawaii Department of Education , 1978
"The Fruit Tramps." In Montana Margins: A State Anthology. New Haven: Yale University Press , 1945
"Ghost Dance." In The Red Man's West: True Stories of the Frontier Indians from Montana, The Magazine of Western History. New York: Hastings House , 1965
"The Girl Called Bluejay." In The Frontier in American Literature. New York: The Odyssey Press , 1969
"How Whirlwind Saved Her Cub." In Literature and Life. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company , 1979
"The Incomparable Tatsey," "The Populated World of Juvenille Books," "Miss Appleknocker Gets the Story," and "When a Book Becomes a Movie." In A Century of Montana Journalism. Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company , 1971
"Journal of Adventure." In Bar 5 Roundup of Best Western Stories. New York: Permabooks , 1957
"Journal of Adventure." In Bar 5 Roundup of Best Western Stories. New York: E.P. Dutton and Company , 1956
"Journey to the Fort." In Bar 3 Roundup of Best Western Stories. New York: E.P. Dutton and Company , 1954
"The Lost Musician." In The Bedside Bonanza. New York: Frederick Fell , 1943
"Lost Sister." In Accent: Any Human to Another. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company , 1972
"Lost Sister." In The Heroic Spirit. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall , 1978
"Lost Sister." In Conflicts. Lexingon, MA: Ginn and Company , 1973
"Lost Sister." In This Land Around Us: A Treasury of Pacific Northwest Writing. New York: Doubleday & Company , 1969
"Lost Sister." In Southwest Fiction. New York, Bantam Books , 1981
"Lost Sister." In Pioneers West: 14 Stories of the Old Frontier. New York: Dell , 1966
"Lost Sister." In 14 Spurs. New York: Bantam , 1968
"Lost Sister." In A Western Sampler. New York: The Macmillan Company , 1967
"Lost Sister." In Mid-Century: An Anthology of Distinguished Contemporary American Short Stories. New York: Pocket Books , 1958
"Lost Sister." In Spurs: Western Writers of America. Western Writers of America , 1977
"Lost Sister." In Vibrations. New York: Houghton Mifflin , 1971
"Lost Sister." In Westward the Women: An Anthology of Western Stories by Women. New York: Doubleday & Company , 1984
"Lost Sister." In The American Identity: A College Reader. Boston: D.C. Heath and Company , 1962
"Lost Sister." In Spurs West by Members of the Western Writers of America. Garden City, NJ: Doubleday & Company , 1960
"Lost Sister." In They Found Adventure. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall , 1960
"Lost Sister." In Readings for Analysis. University of Puerto Rico , 1960
"Lost Sister." In Accent: Each His Own. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, and Company , 1965
"Lost Sister." In Perceptions: Themes in Literature. New York: McGraw-Hill , 1975
"Lost Sister." In Album 1. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, and Company , 1977
"Lost Sister." In Perception: Themes in Literature. New York: McGraw-Hill , 1979
"Lost Sister." In Focus on Literature: Viewpoints. Boston: Houghton Mifflin , 1978
"A Man Called Horse." In The American West in Fiction. New York: New American Library , 1982
"A Man Called Horse." In Of Time and Experience: Literary Themes. Cambridge, MA: Winthrop Publishers , 1972
"A Man Called Horse." In Bar 1 Roundup of Best Western Stories. London: Andrew Dakers Limited , 1952
"A Man Called Horse." In Bar 1 Roundup of Best Western Stories. New York: E.P. Dutton and Company , 1952
"A Man Called Horse." In Sight Lines. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston , 1969
"A Man Called Horse." in Great Action Stories. New York: Signet. Autographed by William Kittredge , 1977
"A Man Called Horse." In The Hilton Bedside Book. Chicago: Hilton Hotels , 1960
"A Man Called Horse." In Test Booklet, Emblem Journeys. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , 1982
"A Man Called Horse." In The Pleasures of Fiction. New York: Addison-Wesley , 1972
"A Man Called Horse." in Tightrope. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , 1975
"A Man Called Horse." In Sunlight & Shadows. Ontario: Thomas Nelson and Sons , 1974
"A Man Called Horse." In The Spirit of Adventure. New York: Henry Holt & Company , 1955
"A Man Called Horse." In Journeys: A Reading and Literature Program. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , 1982
"A Man Called Horse." In Westward, Westward, Westward. New York: Franklin Watts , 1958
"A Man Called Horse." In Emblem. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , 1982
"The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance." In Stories Into Film. New York: Harper Colophon Books , 1979
"My Favorite Town: Whitefish, Montana." In The Best of the Times. Ford Motor Company , 1977
"Paul Bunyan and the Flathead Monster." In Legends and Tales of the Old West. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company , 1962
"Prairie Kid." In A Saddlebag of Tales: A Collection of Stories by Members of Western Writers of America. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company , 1959
"Scars of Honor." In Encounters. New York: McGraw-Hill , 1973
"Scars of Honor." In English Writing and Language Skills. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch , 1983
"Scars of Honor." In The Outnumbered: Stories, Essays, and Poems about Minority Groups by America's Leading Writers. New York: Delacorte Press , 1967
"Scars of Honor." In Out West: An Anthology of Stories. Boston: Houghton Mifflin , 1955
"Scars of Honor." In Out West: A Western Omnibus. London: Andre Deutsch , 1959
"Scars of Horror." In The Outnumbered: Stories, Essays, and Poems about Minority Groups by America's Leading Writers. New York: Dell , 1977
"Scars on Honor." In Encounters in Literature. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company , 1979
"Scars of Honor." In Crossroads Beyond Tomorrow. New York: Noble and Noble , 1970
"Scars of Violence." In Outside Inside. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston , 1973
"Sod-Shanty Pioneers." In Reaching Out. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , 1979
"Sod-Shanty Pioneers." In Blazing Trails. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , 1983
"A Time of Greatness." In Voyage. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans , 1976
"A Time of Greatness." In Projection in Literature. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, and Company , 1967
"A Time of Greatness." In Purpose in Literature. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, and Company , 1979
"A Time of Greatness." In Projection in Literature. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, and Company , 1974
"A Time of Greatness." In Language: Structure and Use. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company , 1981
"Too Soon a Woman." In Scope. Evanston, IL: Harper & Row , 1965
"War Shirt." In Reality in Conflict. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company , 1976
"Warrior's Exile." In Traits & Topics. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company , 1976
"I Woke up Wicked." In The Arbor House Treasury of Great Western Stories. New York: Arbor House , 1982
"The Wonderful If." In The Writer's Handbook. Boston: The Writer, Inc. , 1954
"The Unbeliever." In Great Stories of the West, Volume 1. New York: Ballantine Books , 1971
"The Unbeliever." In Bar 2 Roundup of Best Western Stories. New York: E.P. Dutton and Company , 1953
"The Unbeliever." In Great Western Short Stories. Palto Alto, CA: The American West Publishing Company , 1967
Subseries 3: Annotated Reference Books
Wovoka: The Indian Messiah. Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, Bailey, P. , 1957
Plutarach and His Times. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, Barrow, R.H. , 1967
Summer Boy: Farm Life During the 1920s, Bergquist, J.G. , undated
Troy and the Trojans. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Blegan, C.W. , 1963
The North American Indians: A Selection of Photographs by Edward S. Curtis. New York: Aperature, Brown, J.E., ed. , 1972
A History of English Literature. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Buchan, J., ed. , 1925
Christian Worker's Holy Bible. Philadelphia: International Press , 1905
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. New York: Funk & Wagnalls , 1927
A Shorter History of England and Great Britain. New York: Macmillan, Cross, A.L. , 1923
The Official Rules. New York: Delacorte Press, Dickson, P. , 1978
English and Scottish Popular Ballads. Boston: Houghton Mifflin , 1904
Turkey. London: Vista Books, Falk, A. , 1963
The Finest of the Wheat. undated
Plato for Pleasure. Greenwich, CT: Fawcett, Fox, A. , 1963
Plato: An Introduction. New York: Harper & Row, Friedlander, P. , 1958
The Movement for Indian Assimilation, 1860-1890. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, Fritz, H. , 1963
Surprising Amsterdam. New York: Frommer/Pasmantier Publishing, Frommer, A. , 1965
Songs of Men. Cambridge: The Riverside Press, Frothingham, R., ed. , 1918
The Best of Tennyson. New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Graham, W., ed. , 1930
The Greek Myths. Baltimore: Penguin Books, Graves, R. , 1955
Greece. Paris: Hachette , 1955
Gregg Shorthand. New York: Gregg Publishing Company, Gregg, J.R. , 1919
The Private Secretary: A College Text. New York: The Gregg Publishing Company, Gregg, J.R., (2 copies) , 1943
Euripides I. New York: The Modern Library, Grene, D. and Lattimore, R. , undated
The Greeks and Their Gods. Boston: Beacon Press, Guthrie, W.K.C. , 1955
The English Book of Business. New York: The Gregg Publishing Company, Hagar, H.A., et al. , 1934
The Sioux: Life and Customs of a Warrior Society. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, Hassrick, R.B. , 1964
Holy Bible. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons , 1952
Spotted Tail's Folk: A History of the Brule Sioux. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, Hyde, G.E. , 1961
Red Cloud's Folk: A History of the Oglala Sioux Indians. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, Hyde, G.E. , 1957
In the Valley of the Little Big Horn. North Hollywood, Beinfeld Publishing, Kain, R.C. , 1969
Montana: Our Land & People. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing, Lang, W.L. , 1979
The Greeks. Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, Lloyd-Jones, H., ed. , 1963
The Ballad Book. New York: Harper Brothers, Leach, M., ed. , 1955
The lives and times of archy and mehitabel. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Marquis, D. , 1950
Salt-Water Poems and Ballads. New York: Macmillan Company, Masefield, J. , 1916
Western Cooking: Hearty Food for Hungry Folks. New York: David McKay Company, McBride, L. , 1976
An Anthology of Northwest Verse. Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Printers, Merriam, H.G., (pressed flower enclosed) , 1931
The University of Montana: A History. Missoula, Montana: Montana State University Press, Merriam, H. G. , 1970
The Methodist Hymnal. Cincinnati: Jennings & Graham , 1905
The Ghost-Dance Religion and Wounded Knee. New York: Dover Publications, Mooney, J. , 1973
Myra Waldo's Travel Guide to Europe: The Mediterranean and Northern Europe. New York: Bantam Books , 1960
The Medea of Euripides. New York: Oxford University Press, Murray, G., ed. 1912, New Indexed Bible , 1923
The Song of Three Friends and The Song of Hugh Glass. New York: Macmillan, Neihardt, J. , 1928
The New Testament. Philadelphia: International Press , undated
The New Testament. New York: American Bible Society , 1862
The New Testament. Hartford: Isaac Stowe , 1844
Greek Oracles. London: Hutchinson University Library, Parke, H.W. , 1967
Samuel Pepys' Diary. New York: Windsor Press, Parker, W.L., ed. , 1932
The Oxford Book of Ballads. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Quiller-Couch, A., ed. , 1927
Athens in the Age of Pericles. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, Robinson, C.A., Jr. , 1959
The Joy of Cooking. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Rombauer, I.S. , 1942
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. New York: Wiley Book Co. , 1936
The American Songbag. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, Sandburg, C. , 1927
Gospel Hymns No. 5. New York: John Church Co., Sankey, I.D. , 1887
Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet. 2 vols. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (autographed to and by Beulah Bunny) , 1941
Ballads of a Cheechanko. New York: Barse & Hopkins, Service, R.W. , 1909
Sing 'Em Cowboy, Sing 'Em. Amsco Music Sales , 1934
Moon of Popping Trees. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, Smith, R.A. , 1975
From Hopalong to Hud: Thoughts on Western Fiction. College Station: Texas A & M University Press, Sonnichsen, C.L. , 1978
Songs That Never Grow Old. Syndicate Publishing Company , 1909
Spain. New York: Random House , 1960
The Story of the Bible. Philadelphia: Charles Foster , 1884
Poems. New York: The Modern Library, Swinburne, A.C. , undated
Socrates. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Taylor, A.E. , 1953
Tourist Guide: Turkey. Ankara , 1961
Turkey. Paris: Hachette , 1960
Modern British Poetry. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, Untermeyer, L. , 1920
Historically Speaking, Williams, L.K. , undated
Your Holiday in Turkey. Ankara , 1961

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Series XIII:  Manuscripts of Others , 1953-1978
0.5 linear feet

This series consists of manuscripts written by persons other than Miss Johnson, including movie scripts based on her work, manuscripts that she assisted with or handed on to her agent to attempt to sell, a book with a chapter about her, and a Montana State University master's thesis on Thomas Francis Meagher. Of particular interest is the 1968 script of the movie Return of a Man Called Horse that is autographed by the cast and others. Materials are arranged alphabetically by the author's last name.

Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
73/1 Anthony Arthur, Straight Talk in Missoula, A Conversation with D. M. Johnson, undated
73/2 Bessie, Opera based on The Lost Sister, 1978
73/3 Bill Bragg , Tuskers, 1971
73/4 Jack Dewitt, Return of a Man Called Horse, Script by. Autographed by cast and Charles Dollar , 1968
73/5 Jack Dewitt, Return of a Man Called Horse, final script , 1975
73/6 Jack Dewitt, Return of a Man Called Horse, final script , 1975
73/7 Frank Moss , I Woke Up Wicked, film treatment by , undated
73/8 Otto Ost, Smokejumpers articles , 1953
73/9 David Rayfiel. Lost Sister , undated
73/10 Ramona R. Rush, Women in Academe: Journalism Education Viewed from the Literature and Other Memorabilia, 1973
73/11 James L. Thane, Thomas Francis Meagher, 1967
73/12 Wilderness Institute, Wilderness Women, 1977

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Series XIV:  Photographs , circa 1880-1982
2.5 linear feet

This series contains photographs of Dorothy M. Johnson at all stages in her life and career. The series includes a substantial amount of photographs of her friends and relatives, including her mother, Mary Louisa Alger. Other subjects represented in the collection include high school, her many travels in Montana and abroad, book signings, press conferences related to movies made from her books, especially a number of photographs of Johnson and actor, Gary Cooper. The series also contains a number of photographs commemorating Johnson's many honors, including "Dorothy M. Johnson Day" in Whitefish, Montana, and receiving the Wrangler Award from the 17th Annual Western Heritage Awards.

Materials in this series are arranged by chronologically, wherever possible. The photographs are arranged by folder-level with all photographs in a folder matching the caption's description. The series ends with photograph albums that have been kept intact.

Container(s)
Description
Box/Folder
74/1 Daguerrotypes, presumably of Dorothy M. Johnson ancestors , undated
74/2 Dorothy M. Johnson ancestors , ca. 1880-1899
74/3 Dorothy M. Johnson's father at age 7 , undated
74/4 Adolph and Julia Johnson, wedding photo , undated
74/5 Louisa Barlow, portrait, McGregor, Iowa , undated
74/6 Dorothy M. Johnson's [paternal grandmother ?] , undated
74/7 Dorothy M. Johnson, baby portrait , ca. 1905
74/8 Dorothy M. Johnson as a baby and her Aunt Mattie , undated
74/9 Dorothy M. Johnson, age 3 years , ca. 1908
74/10 Mary Johnson, Dorothy M. Johnson's mother, doing yardwork , undated
74/11 [Dorothy M. Johnson as a young child?] , undated
74/12 Dorothy M. Johnson (as a child) and other children at play , undated
74/13 Dorothy M. Johnson's schoolmates , undated
74/14 Dorothy M. Johnson, age 10 , ca. 1915
74/15 Dorothy M. Johnson, about 12, and her mother, Mary Louisa Johnson, Whitefish, Montana, city treasurer and assistant to the water commissioner , undated
74/16 Dorothy M. Johnson, [age 14] , ca. 1919
74/17 Photo portraits of Dorothy M. Johnson as a young woman , undated
74/18 Dorothy M. Johnson, her mother, Mary Louisa Alger, [and grandmother?] , undated
74/19 Dorothy M. Johnson as a young woman , undated
74/20 Dorothy M. Johnson and her mother , undated
74/21 Dorothy M. Johnson and her mother at beehives , undated
74/22 Dorothy M. Johnson as part of an all-female play cast in costume , undated
74/23 Dorothy M. Johnson and Whitefish High School Class , 1920
74/24 Dorothy M. Johnson, "Senior's Hike," , May 17, 1922
74/25 Dorothy M. Johnson camping with others , undated
74/26 Dorothy M. Johnson in high school graduation picture, Whitefish High School , 1922
74/27 Dorothy M. Johnson, Senior Portraits , 1922
74/28 Mary Louisa Alger and [her mother?] , undated
74/29 Dorothy M. Johnson's mother, Louisa Alger and [Fred Alger?], 1934 and undated
74/30 [Fred Alger in Whitefish, Montana?] , undated
74/31 Dorothy M. Johnson and [Fred Alger, Whitefish, Montana] , undated
74/32 Dorothy M. Johnson's mother, Mary Louisa Alger , undated
74/33 Dorothy M. Johnson at switchboard, Whitefish, Montana , undated
74/34 Unidentified people , undated and 1943
74/35 Portraits of Mary Louisa Alger, Dorothy M. Johnson's mother , undated
74/35 Louis holding baby with Dorothy M. Johnson's mother, Mary Louisa Alger , undated
74/36 Louis and Fredaline , undated
74/37 Johnson home in Whitefish, Montana , undated
74/38 Portrait of Mary Louisa Alger, Dorothy M. Johnson's mother, color-tinted , undated
74/39 Unidentified children (perhaps Johnson family relatives) , undated
74/40 Unidentified people , undated
74/41 Unidentified photos , undated
74/42 Unidentified people, presumably family members , undated
74/43 Unidentified people , undated
74/44 Dorothy M. Johnson with relatives , undated
74/45 Dorothy M. Johnson and family in Wisconsin , undated
74/46 "College and Okanogan" , 1929
74/47 Round-up photos, [Washington ?] , undated
74/48 Round-up photos , undated
74/50 Round-up photos , undated
74/51 Dorothy M. Johnson in cowboy dress, Roundup photos , 1947
74/52 Dorothy M. Johnson in cowboy dress, Roundup photos , ca. 1947
74/53 Janicke family photos , ca. 1940-1949
74/54 Mary Louisa Alger, Dorothy M. Johnson's mother , 1940 and undated
75/1 Dorothy M. Johnson as a young woman , undated
75/2 Dorothy M. Johnson's trip to New York City (presumably) , ca. 1940-1949
75/3 Dorothy M. Johnson at magazine stand near subway entrance, New York, New York , ca. 1940-1949
75/4 Dorothy M. Johnson in Central Park, New York City , ca. 1940-1949
75/5 Dorothy M. Johnson at Battery Park, New York , May 5, 1940
75/6 Dorothy M. Johnson, portrait , 1942
75/7 Dorothy M. Johnson, [Kay ?] and cats , November 1948
75/8 Dorothy M. Johnson in group photo, Hotel Astor, Times Square, New York, New York , 1948
75/9 Dorothy M. Johnson , 1947
75/10 Dorothy M. Johnson, portrait without glasses , undated
75/11 Dorothy M. Johnson as Air Warden [Washington ?] , undated
75/12 Washington state postcards , undated
75/13 Dorothy M. Johnson at airport with unidentified people , 1948
75/14 New York and Virginia City, Montana, photos , ca. 1953
75/15 Dorothy M. Johnson, Park trip with Kay , 1952
75/16 Dorothy M. Johnson, Park trip with Kay , 1952
75/17 [Glacier National Park ?], trip photos with Kay , undated
75/18 Photos of Gold Dredge , undated
75/19 Slade house , 1957
75/20 Kay , undated
75/21 Dorothy M. Johnson, portrait by Lacy , ca. 1953
75/22 Hungry Horse Project and Dorothy M. Johnson , undated
75/23 Dorothy M. Johnson's [grandmother?] , undated
75/24 Dorothy M. Johnson's home on Duncan Drive, Missoula, Montana , undated
75/25 Dorothy M. Johnson in front of Missoula, Montana, home , undated
75/26 Mary Louisa Alger at Dorothy M. Johnson's home in [Missoula, Montana ?] , undated
75/27 Dorothy M. Johnson and others around Christmas time , undated
75/28 Mary Louisa Alger and Aunt Mattie , undated
75/29 Dorothy M. Johnson's Aunt Mattie and Lucy the Cat , ca. 1950-1959
75/30 Montana Press Association gathering for the film "The Hanging Tree," undated
75/31 Montana Press Association gathering for the film "The Hanging Tree," undated
75/32 Press conference for "The Hanging Tree," movie , undated
75/33 Dorothy M. Johnson, Gary Cooper, and others at a Press Conference (Dick Harris, Photographer) , undated
75/34 Dorothy M. Johnson and Gary Cooper, photo session (Dick Harris, Photographer) , ca. 1950-1959
75/35 Dorothy M. Johnson and Gary Cooper, photo session (Dick Harris, Photographer) , ca. 1950-1959
75/35 Gary Cooper with an Indian chief , undated
75/36 Dorothy M. Johnson at a book signing for "The Hanging Tree," undated
75/37 Theater, Premiere of "The Hanging Tree," undated
75/38 Dorothy M. Johnson wearing a Native American head dress at photo-op, Hungry Horse News , undated
75/39 Dorothy M. Johnson being inducted into the Blackfeet Tribe (color and black and white photos) , August 1959
75/40 Dorothy M. Johnson with John Richards, president of the American Literary Association, [Bigfork, Montana ?] , May 5, 1956
76/1 Western Writers of America, Luncheon, Great Falls, Montana , June 1957
76/2 Dorothy M. Johnson, various photo-ops , undated
76/3 Various relatives of Dorothy M. Johnson , 1958
76/4 Dorothy M. Johnson and unidentified women at dinner party , undated
76/5 Dorothy M. Johnson with Native Americans , undated
76/6 Photos from Fort Benton, Montana, Trip , undated
76/7 Color transparencies, unidentified location , ca. 1955
76/8 Glacier National Park, postcards , undated
76/9 Dorothy M. Johnson photo session, Montana State University, Missoula, Montana , 1958
76/10 Dorothy M. Johnson and Robert Turner, photo session, Montana State University, Missoula, Montana , 1958
76/11 Dorothy M. Johnson, portrait with guns and other artifacts, "p. 3 of profiles," undated
76/12 Indian pow-wow at Arlee, Montana , undated
76/13 Indian teepee near Main Hall, University of Montana , undated
76/14 Indians at Field House, University of Montana , 1957
76/15 Adey, Rudy, and cat , undated
76/16 Display case at [Johnson's home?] , undated
76/17 Dorothy M. Johnson in Greece, Crete , ca. 1961-1964
76/18 Dorothy M. Johnson, Greece trip , 1963
76/19 Dorothy M. Johnson, portraits , 1963
76/20 Dorothy M. Johnson, photo session , undated
76/21 Mary Louisa Alger and unidentified older woman , ca. 1960
76/22 Cats , 1964 and undated
76/23 Dorothy M. Johnson and Lucy the Cat , undated
76/24 Cats and dogs , undated
76/25 Dorothy M. Johnson Day in Whitefish, Montana , undated
76/26 Dorothy M. Johnson Day, Whitefish, Montana , undated
76/27 Dorothy M. Johnson, portrait at her desk , undated
76/28 Mary Louisa Alger, Dorothy M. Johnson's mother and Lucy the Cat , undated
76/29 Dorothy M. Johnson with Ward, Flora, and (Aunt?) , 1967
76/30 Dorothy M. Johnson, portrait , undated
76/31 Dorothy M. Johnson in group photo of men in suits , undated
76/32 Spain and Morocco Trips , 1965
76/33 Wood carving display cases, Silver City Museum, Idaho, and Red Lodge, Montana, carvings made in 1888 , 1967
76/34 Bear cubs at play, Hungry Horse News photos , undated
76/35 Dorothy M. Johnson, various portraits , ca, 1970
76/36 Dorothy M. Johnson, various , undated
76/37 "Montana" Joe Montgomery , ca. 1970-1973
76/38 Dorothy M. Johnson on trip, color transparencies , 1967
76/39 Dorothy M. Johnson vacation photos , ca. 1969-1970
76/40 Dorothy M. Johnson portrait , 1970
76/41 Dorothy M. Johnson and Diane Morton (infant) , January 1971
76/42 Dorothy M. Johnson horseback riding at Desert Mountain Lodge, Hungry Horse News , 1971
76/43 Olga Vasquez, Peru , ca. 1970-1976
76/44 Dorothy M. Johnson, various vacation photos , 1972-1973, and undated
76/45 Reception for the Bloody Bozeman with man from Japan in attendance , ca. 1972
76/46 Various friends and relatives , 1971-1979, and undated
76/47 Various people, friends of Dorothy M. Johnson , 1972 and undated
76/48 Dorothy M. Johnson's South Pacific trip photos , 1971
76/49 Dorothy M. Johnson's trip to Wyoming with Lillian , 1972
76/50 Dorothy M. Johnson with various unidentified people , 1973 and undated
76/51 Dorothy M. Johnson and Sandy Howard , 1973
77/1 Dorothy M. Johnson with Mike Stephen (Feet Worth, Texas) , 1974
77/2 "Famous women of Montana," parade float with woman impersonating Dorothy M. Johnson, Helena, Montana , May 1975
77/3 Dorothy M. Johnson and Whitefish, Montana, parade , July 26, 1975
77/4 Dorothy M. Johnson class reunion, Whitefish, Montana , 1975
77/5 Dorothy M. Johnson speaking at banquet Whitefish, Montana [class reunion ?] , 1975
77/6 Dorothy M. Johnson honorary homecoming parade float, Montana State University, Missoula, Montana (color and black and white) , ca. 1976
77/7 Dorothy M. Johnson, El Paso, TX Trip , 1978
77/8 Dorothy M. Johnson back left, Kathryn Wright front left , undated
77/9 Dorothy M. Johnson and Mike Mansfield (Lewistown news photo) , undated
77/10 Dorothy M. Johnson, undated
portrait taken by Lee Nye
77/11 Dorothy M. Johnson pictured in cap and gown attending a commencement at the University of Montana, Missoula, Montana , undated
77/12 Dorothy M. Johnson and Rosemary Casey accepting Wrangler trophies from the 17th Annual Western Heritage Awards, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma , undated
77/13 Dorothy M. Johnson pictured with her Levi Strauss Golden Saddleman Award , ca. 1975
77/14 Dorothy M. Johnson at a book signing , undated
77/15 University of Montana 50 Year Class Reunion (Class of 1928), Homecoming, Dorothy M. Johnson pictured , October 13, 1978
77/16 Foreign movie posters for movies based on Dorothy M. Johnson works , 1977 and undated
77/17 Dorothy M. Johnson with [Bob and Agnes Turner?], Bannack, Montana , undated
77/18 Dorothy M. Johnson, portrait, taken by Bernard Rosenblum , ca. 1970-1979
77/19 Dorothy M. Johnson with Dr. Johnson at book signing , October 15, 1982
77/20 Dorothy M. Johnson with Art Engelter, Jess and Dot Underwood, and Rev Laird, at a book signing , October 15, 1982
77/21 Dorothy M. Johnson with Mable Engelter at a book signing , October 15, 1982
77/22 Dorothy M. Johnson and Editor Bart Smith of Pilot , October 15, 1982
77/23 Old Stage Coach Inn, Green River, Wyoming , undated
77/24 Bill Ean and his wife, Ean is Dorothy M. Johnson's cousin , undated
77/25 Dorothy M. Johnson, postcards , undated
77/26 Faye, Uncle Homer, and Aunt Mattie , 1965-1968 and undated
77/27 Celebrity autographed pictures to Dorothy M. Johnson , undated
77/28 Photograph Album , undated
77/29 Photograph Album , undated
78/1 Whitefish High School, Whitefish, Montana, Photograph Album , ca. 1922
78/2 Whitefish High School, Whitefish, Montana, Photograph Album , ca. 1922
78/3 Dorothy M. Johnson as a young woman , undated
78/4 Dorothy M. Johnson , undated
78/5 Dorothy M. Johnson horseback riding , undated
78/6 Mary Louisa Alger, Dorothy M. Johnson's mother , undated
78/7 Campus, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana , undated
78/8 "Just Us Four" , undated
78/9 "Hank" , undated
78/10 Rosie Babcock , undated
78/11 David Scott , undated
78/12 Agnes Aldrich , undated
78/13 "Where the Stage was Held Up" , undated
78/14 Unidentified children , undated
78/15 Three Unidentified boys , undated
78/16 Unidentified girl doing yard work , undated
78/17 "Friends and Town" pictures , undated
78/18 Unidentified group of people in the forest , undated
78/19 Dorothy M. Johnson, Whitefish High School, Whitefish, Montana , ca. 1920-1929
78/20 Football game, unidentified location , undated
78/21 "Lake and River Scenes" , undated
78/22 "Local Hikes, Scenery" , undated
78/23 "Forestry Pictures" , undated
78/24 Flathead Lake , undated
78/25 [Glacier National Park ?] , undated
78/26 Shed, location unknown , undated
78/27 Parade, Unidentified Location , undated
78/28 Cemetery, location unknown , undated
78/29 Interior and exterior of an unknown house , undated
78/30 Mom, Lucy, Mrs. Haake, Mr. Mass, Herb , undated
78/31 Horse and calves , undated
78/32 Unidentified people , undated
78/33 Unidentified locations , undated
78/34 Unidentified , undated
78/35 Two rhinos , undated
78/35 Unidentified locations , undated
78/36 St. Ignatius, Montana , undated
78/37 Park Trip , undated
78/38 Dorothy M. Johnson, Trip photos , undated
78/39 Toni Matt and baby , undated
78/40 Mary Louisa Alger, Dorothy M. Johnson's mother , undated
Box
OS3 Roland Reed photograph titled "The Wooing" signed on back to "Aunt Mandy", 1908

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Series XV:  Publicity Materials , 1962
0.5 linear feet

Contains publicity stills for movies based on Dorothy M. Johnson's books, including The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Hanging Tree, A Man Called Horse, and The Return of a Man Called Horse. The series also contains press releases for A Man Called Horse and a publicity poster for The Hanging Tree.

Container(s)
Description
Box
OS3 Hanging Tree Poster , undated
Box/Folder
79/1 Publicity Stills, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, 1962
Box/Folder
79/2 Publicity Stills, The Hanging Tree, undated
Box/Folder
79/3 Publicity Stills, A Man Called Horse, undated
Box/Folder
79/4 Cinema Center News Releases About A Man Called Horse, undated
Box/Folder
79/5 Publicity Stills, A Man Called Horse, undated
Box/Folder
79/6 Publicity Stills, The Return of a Man Called Horse, undated

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Series XVI:   Artwork , undated
3 items

The series contains framed cartoons that cartoonist Stan Lynde dedicated to Dorothy M. Johnson. The series also contains a Roland Reed photograph titled "The Wooing" and an unidentified painting of Indian women.

Container(s)
Description
Box
OS3 Stan Lynde Cartoons dedicated to Dorothy Johnson , undated
OS3 Painting of Indian women , undated

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Subjects

  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Articles
  • Essays
  • Novels
  • Personal papers
  • Photographs
  • Plays
  • Short stories
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • Western stories
  • Subject Terms :
  • American literature--Women authors
  • Indians of North America--Fiction
  • Women authors, American
  • Geographical Names :
  • Montana--Fiction
  • West (U.S.)--Fiction
  • Corporate Names :
  • University of Montana--Missoula--Alumni and alumnae

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