Archive for 'Archives and Special Collections' Category
In celebration of Archaeology Month (April) and Historic Preservation Month (May), the Mansfield Library’s latest exhibit shares the results of research and fieldwork conducted by students in the Fall 2012 Archaeological Survey course (ANTY 466). “What Lies Beneath: Missoula’s Historic Underground Project” features maps, images and artifacts documenting downtown Missoula’s historic underground landscape. This exhibit [...]
A new exhibition on the main floor of the Mansfield Library, Where the Buffalo Roam: The Story of the Buffalo in Montana, features buffalo-themed books and materials from the Library’s Frank Bird Linderman Memorial Collection. Linderman’s arrival in the West coincided with the peak period of destruction of the buffalo. Over the years, Linderman developed [...]
Calling all witty wordsmiths. October is Archives Month and to celebrate the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library is having a Photo Caption Contest. Contest winners will receive a 16 x 20 print of their choice from the Archives & Special Collections photo collection and a $10 gift certificate to The Bookstore at The University of [...]
Looking for historical newspaper articles about Montana or Montanans for a class or personal project? Checkout the Montana Historical Newspapers section in the Newspapers library guide. This resource shows library holdings in all formats – print, microfilm and electronic – and ranges from small-town papers across the state to the Missoulian and the Billings Gazette.
The University of Montana’s Home Economics Department was established in 1913 and closed in 1989. Visit our newest online exhibit to tour the Department through photographs, recruitment pamphlets and other memorabilia. Additional online exhibits featuring materials from Archives & Special Collections can be accessed here.
Archives & Special Collections now has over 3000 digitized photographs available online. These images, primarily of individuals and locations in the five valleys region around Missoula, Montana, can be browsed or keyword searched via our Digital Photo Project website. Reproductions of these images are available for purchase. Archives & Special Collections has over 100,000 images [...]
The professional and personal papers of Missoula writers Patricia Goedicke and Leonard Wallace Robinson are now open for research at the Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections. Patricia Goedicke, a professor of creative writing at UM from 1981-2003, wrote 13 books poetry including The Tongues We Speak, which was named a notable book by The [...]
Life Zones of Glacier National Park, a 1918 map created by the National Park Service, is one of 100 regional and historic maps from Archives & Special Collections that were recently digitized and placed online. Other maps in the online collection include the original town site of Missoula and Fort Missoula in 1883. More maps [...]
We’re proud to announce a new collection of digital material from Archives & Special Collections: QuickView
Archives & Special Collections is pleased to announce that we now have over 1000 digitized images from our collections available online. These images, primarily of individuals and locations in the five valleys region around Missoula, Montana, can be browsed or keyword searched via our Digital Photo Project website. Reproductions of these images are available for [...]