Main Hall across the oval in winter, R.H. McKay, 1947

Archives and Special Collections holds over 100,000 images in a variety of formats, ranging in date from 1860s to the present. The majority of the photographs document people, places and activities in Montana and especially western Montana, including the Missoula area and the University of Montana.  

Over 13,000 photos from our collections have been scanned and made available online in the Montana Memory Project. Archival collections with significant numbers of photos of Western Montana include those of K.D. SwanMorton J. Elrod, and R.H. McKay. Guides (finding aids) to our processed photograph collections are available via Archives West