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About the Finding Aids Collection

What is it?

A Finding Aid is a document detailing information about a specific collection of papers, materials or records held within an archive or library special collections. The creation of a Finding Aid is usually done by an archivist or librarian during the process of adding the materials to the archive or special collections. Finding Aids at Montana State University Library are created using Library of Congress (LOC) Guidelines and the Encoded Archival Description (EAD) International Standards which are written in partnership with the Society of American Archivists.

The Finding Aids listed in this database are those Finding Aids associated with Montana State University (MSU) Library Archives and Special Collections. The MSU Library Archives and Special Collections is focused on the subjects of: Montana Agriculture and Ranching, Montana Engineering and Architecture, Montana History, Montana Native Americans, Montana State University History, Prominent Montanans, Trout and Salmonids, U.S. Senator Burton K. Wheeler, Yellowstone National Park and the Yellowstone ecosystem.

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