Special Collections highlights resources through exhibits, special projects, and digital scholarship.





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Tales from Yellowstone Park

Explore the journeys of Henry Keyes and Charles Hoff through Yellowstone Park at the turn of the 20th Century. The project includes archival diaries and photos of the expeditions. 

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Documenting the effects of COVID-19 on the MSU community

COVID-19: Documenting the MSU Experience




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MSU Library Channel (streaming media)

Online source for media media produced by or affiliated with MSU Library.

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MSU Library Photos on Flickr

Part of MSU Library's online community educational outreach services.






Online digital archive of MSU School of Film and Photography Department's short films and documentaries




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Ivan Doig Archive

Digital collection of Ivan Doig including writer's materials and historical family documents.

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Understanding Information Exchange

Inspired by the writings of Ivan Doig as well as the people and places of Montana, this research project asks how everyday Montanans make decisions about processes of information exchange.