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Memory Projects and More…Digital Collections to Remember

The first thing that comes to mind when I mention “Memory Projects” is something I am fond of saying:  “I have a mind like a steel sieve.”  Yes, we could all use a good Memory Project, and today I’d like to share with you a great resource for western states research on the Library of Congress website.   Continue reading “Memory Projects and More…Digital Collections to Remember”

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Friday Finds: Montana Historical Society Research Center

The Montana Historical Society Research Center in Helena, Montana, can be found online at:

They have what is called the Montana Memory Project.  These memory projects are beginning to crop up for other states, too. Just “Google” [state] Memory Project and see what you find for the state where you are researching.

Significant digital collections (Montana Memory Project):

  1. Central Montana Historical Documents
  2. County Histories of Montana
  3. Early Montana Histories
  4. Mapping Montana and the West
  5. Early newspapers
  6. MHS manuscript collections
  7. Photograph archives
  8. Montana State Prison Records 1869-1974
  9. Montana Indian Law
Happy Trails!