Line Family Papers, Mss 643

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Title

Line Family Papers, Mss 643

Description

The Line Family papers primarily consist of rich family correspondence, business correspondence, business records, school papers and memorabilia, photographs and moving image film. The correspondence includes letters to and from parents and children, and various other relatives as well as friends. The papers document two generations of this prominent family’s life and businesses in Columbus, Missoula and other Montana towns as well as the second generation’s college years at The University of Montana, Mount Holyoke, and Harvard, and their early careers outside of Montana. The collection also includes Robert Line’s business correspondence and scattered correspondence from his years as Dean of the School of Business at the State University of Montana. The business records are for Montana business ventures including the Columbus Drug Store, the Reed Point Trading Company, the Lake Basin Trading Company, the Eagle Point Trading Company, the Line Drug Company, and the Robert C. Line Ranch (also known as the Fellfoot Ranch), with the bulk dating from 1912 to 1943.

Items in the Line Family Papers, Mss 643 Collection

Letter from Ruth Line to Robert Line
Ruth Line's letter to her brother Robert Line who is attending the University of Montana in Missoula.

Letter from Ruth Line to Robert Line
Ruth Line's letter to her brother Robert Line who is attending the University of Montana in Missoula. Written on stationery with Asian motif.

Letter from Ruth Line to Robert Line
Ruth Line's letter to her brother Robert Line who is attending Harvard.

Letter from Ruth Line to Robert Line
Ruth Line's letter to her brother Robert Line who is attending Harvard.

Letter from Ruth Line to her Mother
Ruth's Line's letter to her mother when her mother is away for a summer trip.

Letter from Ruth Line to Robert Line
Ruth Line's letter to her brother Robert Line who is teaching at Mount Holyoke College.

Letter from Ruth Line to her Family
Ruth Line's letter home to her family in Columbus, Montana when she is attending college at the University of Montana in Missoula.

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