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    • Boise Basin Quilters' Quilt Inventory

    • quilts
    • The Collection includes a history sheet (or sheets) for each quilt along with an image of the quilt. There are also three boxes of slides that feature several photographs of each quilt.
    • MS833
    • The Owyhee War - 1868

    • mining; war; history; Ephemera; governors; Judicial proceedings;
    • "This is thought to be the only complete and accurate account ever written on this particular war. It was written at the request of Governor Ballard by John R. McBride, then Chief Justice of Idaho Territorial Supreme Court. (from court records...
    • Gold Miner's Daughters, The Education Of : 1930 - 1943

    • mining; education; families; gold; history; livestock; country life; dogs;
    • A first person account of two daughters being raised in Idaho City from 1930 - 1943. They moved to Spanish Creek area in 1934 and wintered in Caldwell. The father was a gold miner. Describes his activities sluicing and panning gold. Describes their...
    • Idaho - The 43rd State

    • Promotional materials; Pamphlets; Tourism; Travel;
    • A publication of information and interesting facts about the State of Idaho's history, opportunities, and geography.
    • MS544Box10Folder1
    • Gilbert Hamilton Hogue records

    • Reclamation of land-Idaho-Boise River Valley. --Reclamation of land-Idaho-Payette River Valley. --Boise-Payette Reclamation Project (Idaho)
    • A two-volume history of the Payette-Boise reclamation project, Idaho.
    • MS38
    • The Thunder Mountain Story

    • Mining; Historic sites; History;
    • Booklet describing the history of the Thunder Mountain gold rush in Valley County in central Idaho around 1900. The booklet contains numerous historic photographs.
    • Lithograph drawing, Bullion Mine, Wood River Valley

    • Lithographs; Mine Buildings; Wooden Buildings; Miners; Logs; Horse Teams; Carts & wagons; Gold mining; Silver mining
    • Bullion Mine, Wood River Gold and Silver Mining County, Alturas County, Idaho from Elliott's "History of Idaho", p. 178
    • Star Mining Company records

    • Star Mining Company-Trials, litigation, etc. --Federal Mining and Smelting Company-Trials, litigation, etc. --Mines and mineral resources-Idaho-Mullan-History-Sources. --Mullan (Idaho)-History.
    • Compiled exhibits and data relating to Star Mining Company vs. The Federal Mining and Smelting Company.
    • MS494
    • Penitentiary cornerstone collection

    • Idaho State Penitentiary (Boise)-History. --Time capsules-Idaho-Boise. --Boise (Idaho)-History-Sources.
    • Contents of an 1870 cornerstone from a cellhouse building at the Idaho Territorial Penitentiary. Includes correspondence, lists of fraternal lodge members, various almanacs and newspapers, coins, seals and other memorabilia.
    • MS308
    • Boise Reclamation Project history collection

    • Wells, Merle W. --Caldwell, Harry H. --United States. Bureau of Reclamation.-Idaho. --Boise Project (Idaho)
    • Copies of annual reports, operation and maintenance reports, project files from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, and related files pertaining to the Boise Reclamation Project. Assembled by Idaho State Historical Society staff for a study prepared by...
    • MS408
    • John E. Rees (1868-1928) Papers

    • Sacagawea, 1787-1884. Western state names of Indian origin: Idaho Gem of the Mountains. Shoshoni contribution to the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Notes on Old Fort Lemhi. Arapaho massacre told in petroglyphs. Shoshoni Indians-History. Indians of...
    • Correspondence and notes relating to Idaho's Native American history; manuscript copies of "Western State Names of Indian Origin: Idaho Gem of the Mountains," "The Shoshoni Contribution to the Lewis and Clark Expedition," "Notes on Old Fort Lemhi,"...
    • MS21
    • Henry Z. Johnson papers

    • Idaho. State Council of Defense. --Lawyers-Idaho-Boise-Records and correspondence. --Idaho-Biography-Sources. --Idaho-Politics and government-History-Sources.
    • Correspondence, legal briefs, and miscellaneous records relating to Johnson's work on the Idaho State Council of Defense, and clippings regarding Idaho territorial history, prominent Idahoans, and Idaho politics.
    • Mercier, Laurie papers

    • Idaho's ethnic heritiage. --Basque Americans-Idaho. --Blacks-Idaho. --Chinese Americans-Idaho. --Japanese Americans-Idaho. --Jews-Idaho. --Mexican Americans-Idaho. --Indians of North America-Idaho.
    • Correspondence, miscellanoues publications, drafts, and notes assembled by Mercier for a three volume publication entitled Idaho's Ethnic Heritiage.
    • MS162
    • Lugenbeel, Pinkney papers

    • Lugenbeel, Pinkney, 1819-1886. --United States. Army.-Military life-History-19th century. --Nez Percé Indians-Wars, 1877. --Indians of North America-Wars-1815-1875. --Mexican War, 1846-1848. --Fort Wayne (Ind.)-History-Sources. --Fort Boise...
    • Correspondence, offical reports and special orders relating to Major Lugenbeel's military career which included service during the war with Mexico, establishment of Fort Boise, Idaho, in 1863 and duty as commandant at Fort Wayne, Indiana. Also...
    • MS161
    • Frank R. Fouch papers

    • Frontier and pioneer life-Idaho-Parma. --General stores-Idaho-Parma-History-Sources. --Parma (Idaho)-History-Sources. --Fort Boise (Idaho)-History-Sources. --Boise River Valley (Idaho)-History-Sources.
    • Diary (Sept. 1887-June 1888), recording business and recreational activities of Fouch as store manager in Parma, Idaho; addresses commemorating Old Fort Boise monument (1927); correspondence concerning the early history of the Boise Valley.
    • MS67
    • Lucky Friday Mine, Hecla Mining Company

    • Mining; Minerals;
    • Five page brochure describing the history, operations and layout of the Hecla Mining Company's Lucky Friday Mine in the Coeur D'Alene Mining District.


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