Books, Pamphlets, and Ephemera Collection

Yellow alpine flowers

Alpine Wildflowers of Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Park

Published and written by former Glacier National Park ranger Jerry DeSanto in 1989, this book covers history and dispersal of alpine flora, ecology of alpines plants, distribution of alpine flora, and flower identification with color photos of plants found in both Glacier and Waterton Parks.

A pamphlet advertising the Famous McIntosh apple of the Bitterroot.

Books, Pamphlets, and Ephemera from the University of Montana

The books, pamphlets, serials and other materials in this collection were selected from Archives and Special Collections and represent a variety of subject areas documenting Montana and the region including Glacier National Park, homesteading and mining. Each item is full-text searchable. The digitization and addition of images to this collection is ongoing.

Image of an early montana town with clouds in the sky.

Early Montana Histories

A collection of books exploring topics such as the exploration and occupation of Montana, Indian history, wars, trading and military posts, mining, newspapers, churches, and societies during the time between 1735 and 1885. These works generally include treatments of Montana counties as well as personal "reminiscences" from notable Montanans. Illustrations of people, buildings, farms, ranches, and natural features of the era can be found in these titles.