Donald O. Johnston was a professor of music composition and the composer-in-residence at the University of Montana-Missoula from 1960 to 1993. This collection contains musical arrangements composed by Johnston during his tenure at the University as well as notes and sketches on his works.
The Montana Folklife Project was a federally-funded 3-month survey in 1979 of folklife in Montana. The Montana Folklife Program became a permanent program of the Montana Arts Council after the survey ended. These records consist of project files, questionaires, audio tapes, slides, and photographs from the 1979 survey. Also included are subject files, student papers, video tapes, films, and photographs, from the program from 1979-1992. Some of the photos concern women bronc riders such as the Brander Sisters.
This collection contains administrative records, concert planning papers, concert brochures, public relations records, and various audio and visual recorded materials produced by the String Orchestra of the Rockies between 1985 and 2016.