Angus and Catherine McDonald Papers, Mss 344

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Angus and Catherine McDonald Papers, Mss 344

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Angus McDonald was an early Montana settler; his wife, Catherine, was a Nez Percé. The collection consists of a volume of stories and poems that Catherine told her children that were written down by Angus, and some later notes attributed to Winona Adams.

Items in the Angus and Catherine McDonald Papers, Mss 344 Collection

The Dying Voyageur of Columbia
This poem appears in a notebook kept by Angus McDonald, a Scottish immigrant who moved to the Flathead in 1847 as an employee of the Hudson Bay Company. The poem tells the story of an Iroquois steersman named Joseph Monigue known for his ability to…

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