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.
Pat Williams was in the U. S. House of Representatives for Montana from 1979 to 1997. This collection consists of the materials generated and collected by Williams' office during his eighteen years in office. Significant subjects include wilderness legislation, education, Native American issues, libraries, the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, labor issues, and the environment.