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A guide providing locations of scholarly resources on local history

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(406) 243-2053

Fax (406) 243-4067


Archives and Special Collections
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
The University of Montana
32 Campus Dr. #9936
Missoula, MT 59812-9936


Welcome to the Guide on Sources for Missoula Area Local History!

Here we have gathered information from a variety of sources on local history in Missoula County and the surrounding areas.

If you are new to researching, you may want to start with the frequently asked questions tab to get some direction on sources helpful to your search.

Click through the tabs above to see lists of local history materials available at Archives & Special Collections at the Mansfield Library, Missoula County Records, the Missoula Public Library and links to additional sources.


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