Edward E. Bennett was a history professor at the University of Montana. The collection contains his personal and professional papers and documents his education, early career, teaching at the University, and community activities. It also contains a few materials related to his wife.
K. Ross (Kenneth Ross) Toole was a well-known historian of Montana and the American West. This collection largely contains correspondence, research materials and writings, and faculty materials from 1961, when he was named the A.B. Hammond Professor of Western History at the University of Montana in Missoula, to his death in 1981.