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The following archives, libraries, and societies have major collections or services helpful to Montana genealogical researchers.  
 
The following archives, libraries, and societies have major collections or services helpful to Montana genealogical researchers.  
  
=== Montana Historical Society ===
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=== Archives ===
  
P.O. Box 210201<br>225 North Roberts Street <br>Helena, MT 59620-1201<br>Telephone: 406-444-2694 <br>Fax: 406-444-2696 <br>Email: [mailto:mhslibrary@mt.gov mhslibrary@mt.gov]<br>Internet: [http://mhs.mt.gov/ http://mhs.mt.gov/] &nbsp;
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==== Montana Historical Society  ====
  
The Montana Historical Society houses both the Montana Historical Society Library and the Montana State Archives. The library collects printed and manuscript sources, including histories and reference materials. The archives primarily collects government documents.
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P.O. Box 210201<br>225 North Roberts Street <br>Helena, MT 59620-1201<br>Telephone: 406-444-2694 <br>Fax: 406-444-2696<br>[http://mhs.mt.gov/ Website]<br>[mailto:mhslibrary@mt.gov/ Email]<br><br>
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The Montana Historical Society houses both the Montana Historical Society Library and the Montana State Archives. The library collects printed and manuscript sources, including histories and reference materials. The archives primarily collects government documents.  
  
=== Montana State Genealogical Society  ===
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==== Montana State Genealogical Society  ====
  
P.O. Box 5313<br>120 South Last Chance Gulch<br>Helena, MT 59604<br>Telephone 406-447-1690 Ext9<br>Internet: [http://montanamsgs.org/ http://montanamsgs.org/]  
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P.O. Box 5313<br>120 South Last Chance Gulch<br>Helena, MT 59604<br>Telephone 406-447-1690 Ext9<br>[http://montanamsgs.org/ Website]
  
The [http://mtscprod.msl.mt.gov/uhtbin/cgisirsi/Gla4Jt1JUq/MT-GEN/185850019/60/1180/X Montana Genealogical Society Library] is part of the online Montana Shared Library.<br>
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The [http://montanamsgs.org/'''Montana Genealogical Society Library'''] is part of the online Montana Shared Library.<br>  
  
=== [[National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)]] ===
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[http://montanamemory.org/ '''Montana Memory Project'''] Find names in,newspaper,yearbooks, prision records,photographs and more.<br>
  
Building 48, Denver Federal Center <br>P.O. Box 25307 <br>Denver, CO 80225 <br>Telephone: 303-236-0817 <br>Fax: 303-407-5753 <br>Internet: [http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/ http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/] &nbsp;
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==== National Archives at Denver ====
  
=== University of Montana  ===
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'''National Archives at Denver'''<br>17101 Huron Street<br>Broomfield, CO 80023<br>Telephone: 303-604-4740<br>Fax: 303-407-5707<br>[http://www.archives.gov/ Website]<br>[mailto:archives@nara.gov/ Email]<br><br>
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The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept by us forever.
  
Mansfield Library <br>32 Campus Drive<br>Missoula, MT 59812-9936<br>Telephone: 406-243-6866<br>Fax: 406-243-4067<br>Internet: [http://www.lib.umt.edu/ http://www.lib.umt.edu/] &nbsp;
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Those valuable records are preserved and are available to you, whether you want to see if they contain clues about your family’s history, need to prove a veteran’s military service, or are researching an historical topic that interests you.<br><br>
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==== University of Montana  ====
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Mansfield Library <br>32 Campus Drive<br>Missoula, MT 59812-9936<br>Telephone: 406-243-6866<br>Fax: 406-243-4067<br>[http://www.lib.umt.edu/ Website]<br><br>
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The Mansfield Library, the premier research library in Montana, facilitates the intellectual and creative pursuits of all members of the University of Montana community and supports their information, education and cultural development as global citizens.
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==== Montana State University  ====
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Renne Library <br>P.O. Box 173320 <br>Bozeman, MT 59717-3320 <br>Telephone: 406-994-3119 <br>Fax: 406-994-2851 <br>[http://www.lib.montana.edu/ Website]<br><br>
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To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Montana counties, use the 16 inventories of county archives produced by the Historical Records Survey around 1940. The Family History Library has copies of most of these inventories.<br><br>
  
=== Montana State University ===
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==== Montana Online Records ====
  
Renne Library <br>P.O. Box 173320 <br>Bozeman, MT 59717-3320 <br>Telephone: 406-994-3119 <br>Fax: 406-994-2851 <br>Internet: [http://www.lib.montana.edu/ http://www.lib.montana.edu/] &nbsp;
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To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Montana counties, use the 16 inventories of county archives produced by the Historical Records Survey around 1940. The Family History Library has copies of most of these inventories.
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==== Websites ====
 
 
=== Web Sites ===
 
  
 
You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from Montana in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly. Most of the information is available at no cost.  
 
You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from Montana in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly. Most of the information is available at no cost.  
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Addresses on the Internet change frequently. The following sites are important gateways linking you to many more sites:  
 
Addresses on the Internet change frequently. The following sites are important gateways linking you to many more sites:  
  
*'''USGenWeb''' ([http://www.usgenweb.com/ http://www.usgenweb.com/])
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*'''USGenWeb''' [http://www.usgenweb.com/ Website]
 
 
 
:A cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country.
 
:A cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country.
  
*'''Roots-L''' (http://www.rootsweb.com/roots-l/usa/)
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*'''Roots-L''' [http://www.rootsweb.com/ Website])
  
 
:A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list.
 
:A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list.
  
*'''FamilySearch™''' (http://www.familysearch.org)
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*'''FamilySearch™''' [http://www.familysearch.org/ Website]
  
 
:FamilySearch is a collection of computer files containing several million names. FamilySearch is a good place to begin your research. Some of the records come from compiled sources; some have been automated from original sources.
 
:FamilySearch is a collection of computer files containing several million names. FamilySearch is a good place to begin your research. Some of the records come from compiled sources; some have been automated from original sources.
 
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Archives and Libraries

The following archives, libraries, and societies have major collections or services helpful to Montana genealogical researchers.

Archives

Montana Historical Society

P.O. Box 210201
225 North Roberts Street
Helena, MT 59620-1201
Telephone: 406-444-2694
Fax: 406-444-2696
Website
Email

The Montana Historical Society houses both the Montana Historical Society Library and the Montana State Archives. The library collects printed and manuscript sources, including histories and reference materials. The archives primarily collects government documents.

Montana State Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 5313
120 South Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59604
Telephone 406-447-1690 Ext9
Website

The Montana Genealogical Society Library is part of the online Montana Shared Library.

Montana Memory Project Find names in,newspaper,yearbooks, prision records,photographs and more.

National Archives at Denver

National Archives at Denver
17101 Huron Street
Broomfield, CO 80023
Telephone: 303-604-4740
Fax: 303-407-5707
Website
Email

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept by us forever.

Those valuable records are preserved and are available to you, whether you want to see if they contain clues about your family’s history, need to prove a veteran’s military service, or are researching an historical topic that interests you.

University of Montana

Mansfield Library
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812-9936
Telephone: 406-243-6866
Fax: 406-243-4067
Website

The Mansfield Library, the premier research library in Montana, facilitates the intellectual and creative pursuits of all members of the University of Montana community and supports their information, education and cultural development as global citizens.

Montana State University

Renne Library
P.O. Box 173320
Bozeman, MT 59717-3320
Telephone: 406-994-3119
Fax: 406-994-2851
Website

To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Montana counties, use the 16 inventories of county archives produced by the Historical Records Survey around 1940. The Family History Library has copies of most of these inventories.

Montana Online Records

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Links to online databases and indexes that may include vital records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.


Websites

You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from Montana in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly. Most of the information is available at no cost.

Addresses on the Internet change frequently. The following sites are important gateways linking you to many more sites:

A cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county, state, and country.
A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly-updated research coordination list.
FamilySearch is a collection of computer files containing several million names. FamilySearch is a good place to begin your research. Some of the records come from compiled sources; some have been automated from original sources.