The Donlan Family were early Missoula, Montana, settlers. The bulk of the collection contains materials Arthur Donlan collected about Missoula, Hellgate, and particularly Frenchtown, Montana,history from the 1850s to the 1970s.
Ron Erickson represented Missoula in the Montana State Legislature from 1998-2012. This collection contains materials related to his campaigns, proposed bills to the House and Senate from Erickson’s tenure, and voting reviews and approval ratings from various organizations.
Schoonover was a Polson, Montana, school teacher and Montana state legislator who was very active in the local and state education community and state and regional conservation efforts. The collection documents his time in the Montana legislature and his involvement in teachers' organizations and the conservation movement.