The Dixon Family Papers include correspondence, diaries, photographs and other material documenting the lives and activities of U.S. Senator from Montana Joseph M. Dixon, his wife Caroline, and their six daughters. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1890s to the 1940s.
John Melcher was a Montana congressman who served in the U. S. House from 1969 to 1977 and in the Senate from 1977 to 1988. Materials in this collection include bills introduced by Melcher, speeches, writings, press releases, constituent correspondence, photographs, moving images, and other documents.