Books, Pamphlets, and Ephemera
The items in these collections are housed in Archives and Special Collections.
Published and written by former Glacier National Park ranger Jerry DeSanto in 1989, this book covers history and dispersal of alpine flora, ecology of alpine plants, distribution of alpine flora, and flower identification with color photos of plants found in both Glacier and Waterton Parks. Learn more about this book.
The books, pamphlets, serials and other materials in this collection represent a variety of subject areas documenting Montana and the region including Glacier National Park, agriculture, homesteading and mining.
A collection of 4 books covering topics such as the exploration and occupation of what is now Montana, encounters with Native Americans, trading and military posts, mining, newspapers, churches, and societies in the 19th and early 20th centuries. These works generally include treatments of Montana counties as well as personal "reminiscences" from early white settlers and businessmen. Illustrations of people, buildings, farms, ranches, and natural features of the era can be found in these titles.