Montana Committee for the Humanities Records, 1972-2006

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Montana Committee for the Humanities
Title
Montana Committee for the Humanities Records
Dates
1972-2006 (inclusive)
Quantity
50 linear feet
Collection Number
Mss 513
Summary
This collection contains records of the Montana Committee for the Humanities (MCH), a non-profit organization and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Files include meeting minutes, financial records, outreach materials, grant and regrant files, as well as other materials from 1972 to 1995. MCH was founded in 1972 and operates today as Humanities Montana.
Repository
University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
University of Montana
32 Campus Dr. #9936
59812-9936
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 4062432053
Fax: 4062434067
library.archives@umontana.edu
Access Restrictions

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of Archives and Special Collections, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and The University of Montana-Missoula.

Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Founded in 1972, the Montana Committee for the Humanities (MCH) is a non-profit organization and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. In the United States, it is one of fifty-six existing councils that work to bring the humanities and the public together. Along with programs and events, the organization provides grants to individuals and entities to support learning in humanities disciplines. The Montana Committee for the Humanities changed its name to Humanities Montana in 2007 and still operates across the state today.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Montana Committee for the Humanities records include meeting minutes, general administrative files, outreach and publicity materials, financial records, and records documenting grants and regrants awarded by MCH.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes.

Preferred Citation

Montana Committee for the Humanities Records, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

Materials in this collection are currently arranged in seven series:

Series 1: Meeting Minutes, 1972-1995, 3.6 linear feet

Series II: Administrative, 1976-1992, 3.6 linear feet

Subseries 1: Correspondence, 1975-1992

Subseries 2: Proposals and Reports, 1973-1990

Subseries 3: Miscellaneous Administrative, 1972-1995

Series III: Financial Records, 1973-1986, 0.8 linear feet

Series IV: Publications, 1973-1992, 0.4 linear feet

Series V: Events, 1973-1995, 1.4 linear feet

Series VI: Miscellaneous, xx, 5.0 linear feet

Series VII: Grants, xx, xx linear feet

Series VIII: Audio and Visual Material, xx, xx linear feet

Series IX: Accession 2007-27 Non-Grant Files, 1978-2006, 12.0 linear feet

Custodial History

Materials in this collection were held by the Montana Committee for the Humanities prior to their tranfer to the University of Montana's Archives and Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Material in this collection was donated in multiple accessions. A few of the accessions were likely from board members and not from the MCH organization itself.

Future Additions

Accruals to this collection are anticipated.

Processing Note

The majority of materials are housed in their original folders. When identified, duplicate materials and materials not directly related to MCH were removed from the collection. When identified, individual donor files and mailing lists were removed. Portions of this collection remain unprocessed or minimally processed.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I:  Meeting Minutes, 1972-1995Return to Top

3.6 linear feet

This series includes minutes from the full committee as well as the grants, special, finance, fundraising, and museum committees. The meeting minute folders house materials including (but not limited to), minutes, agendas, programs, notes and letters, and other miscellaneous meeting materials. This run of minutes was drawn from multiple accessions, including a few that were likely generated by MCH board members rather than MCH staff.

Files are arranged chronologically.
Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Early Committee Meetings
1972
1
Committee Meeting Minutes
December 1, 1972
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
January 2, 1973
1
Grants Committee Meeting Muinutes
January 23, 1973
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
February 1, 1973
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Missoula, Montana
February 8, 1973
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
March 20, 1973
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Billings, Montana
March 30, 1973
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes - Billings, Montana
March 30, 1973
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
April 16, 1973
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes - Washington, D.C.
May 1, 1973
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Washington, D.C.
May 3, 1973
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
July 6, 1973
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
August 3, 1973
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
September 10, 1973
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
September-December, 1973
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Chico Hot Springs, Montana
September 14, 1973
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Billings, Montana
December 1, 1973
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
1974
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
January-September, 1974
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
February 25, 1974
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
April 19, 1974
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
August 2, 1974
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Lazy E-L Ranch - Roscoe, Montana
September 22, 1974
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Great Falls, Montana
November 9, 1974
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
1975
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
March 14, 1975
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
June 6, 1975
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Billings, Montana
September 5, 1975
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
October 18, 1975
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
December 12, 1975
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
1976
1
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
1976
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
February 20, 1976
1
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Billings, Montana
April 9, 1976
1
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
November 12, 1976
2
Committee Meeting Minutes
December, 1976-1977
2
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
February 18, 1977
2
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Butte, Montana
May 2, 1977
2
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
July 25, 1977
2
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
October 8, 1977
2
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
October 8-9, 1977
2
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
December 12, 1977
2
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes (Folder 1 of 3)
March-December, 1977
2
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes (Folder 2 of 3)
March-December, 1977
2
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes (Folder 3 of 3)
March-December, 1977
2
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
January-June, 1978
2
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
1978
2
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Great Falls, Montana
February 24, 1978
2
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Bozeman, Montana
May 13, 1978
3
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Circle, Montana
September 9, 1978
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
October 11, 1978
3
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
November 17, 1978
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
1979
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
January 12, 1979 and January 16, 1979
3
New Directions Retreat Minutes - Fairmont Hot Springs, Montana
Januaray 27-28, 1979
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
February 6, 1979
3
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Bozeman, Montana
February 23, 1979
3
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
May 11-12, 1979
3
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Missoula, Montana
September 14-15, 1979
3
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Billings, Montana
November 16-17, 1979
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
1980
3
New Directions Meeting Minutes - Fairmont Hot Springs, Montana
January 25-26, 1980
3
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Great Falls, Montana
February 29, 1980
3
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Bozeman, Montana
May 15-16, 1980
3
Grant Committee Meeting Minutes
August 12, 1980
3
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Wolf Point, Montana
September 12-13, 1980
3
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Fairmont Hot Springs, Montana
November 15-16, 1980
3
Meeting Minutes and Miscellaneous Notes
1981-1982
3
Evaluations Subcommittee
1981-1982
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
1981
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
January 12, 1981
3
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Fairmont Hot Springs, Montana
January 30-February 1, 1981
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
March, 1981
3
Subcommittee for Museums, Libraries, and Historical Organizations Meeting Minutes
March 16, 1981
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
April, 1981
3
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Missoula, Montana
May 1-2, 1981
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
June 3, 1981
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
July, 1981
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
August, 1981
3
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
September 1, 1981
4
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Billings, Montana
September 18-19, 1981
4
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
October, 1981
4
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
November 13-14, 1981
4
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
December, 1981
4
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
1982
4
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Chico Hot Springs, Montana
January 29-31, 1982
4
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Missoula, Montana
April 2-3, 1982
4
Speaker's Bureau Subcommitee
June 7, 1982
4
Special Committee Meeting Minutes - Big Sky, Montana
June 18-19, 1982
4
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Havre, Montana
September 10-11, 1982
4
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Butte, Montana
November 5-6, 1982
4
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
1983
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Chico Hot Springs, Montana
January 21-22, 1983
5
Montana Committee for the Humanities Meeting with Bill Bennett
June 20, 1983
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Flathead Lake Lodge, Montana
September 16-17, 1983
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Great Falls, Montana
November 18-19, 1983
5
Joint Centennial Committee
1984
5
Subcommittee on the Revisions of Forms
1984
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Fairmont Hot Springs, Montana
January 27-28, 1984
5
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
February 1984-January 1987
5
Summer Seminar Subcommittee Meeting Minutes
Febraury 10, 1984
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Billings, Montana
April 6-7, 1984
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
May 12, 1984
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Shelby, Montana
September 21-22, 1984
5
Ad Hoc Committee on Issues of the Nuclear Age Meeting Minutes
October 15, 1984
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Missoula, Montana
November 9-10, 1984
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
January 25-27, 1985
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Bozeman, Montana
March 7, 1985
5
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
May 8, 1985
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Missoula, Montana
September 6-7, 1985
5
Humanist Award Subcommittee Meeting Minutes
November 7, 1985
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
November 15-16, 1985
5
Miscellaneous Subcommittee Meeting Minutes
1986
5
Meeting Minutes
May, 1986
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes- Fairmont Hot Springs, Montana
January 24-26, 1986
5
Committee Meeting Minutes - Whitefish, Montana
September 5-6, 1986
5
Committee Meeting Minutes - Missoula, Montana
November 8, 1986
5
Speaker's Bureau Subcommittee Meeting Minutes
January 16, 1987
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Big Sky, Montana
January 30-February 1, 1987
5
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
February-December, 1987
5
Grants Committee Conference Call Minutes
April 6, 1987
5
Grants Committee Meeting Minutes
April 21, 1987
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Great Falls, Montana
May 15-16, 1987
5
Education Conference Subcommittee Meeting Minutes - Helena, Montana
June 19, 1987
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Billings, Montana
September 11, 1987
5
Promotions Subcommittee
1989-1990
5
Meeting Minutes - Whitefish, MT
January 13-15, 1989
5
Meeting Minutes
April and September and November, 1989
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Bozeman, Montana
April 28-29, 1989
5
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Red Lodge, Montana
September, 1989
5
Policy Education Steering Committee
October 13, 1989
5
Public Meetings, Minutes and Miscellaneous Materials - Rocky Boy and Great Falls and Whitess, Montana
November 6-8, 1989
6
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
November 18-19, 1989
6
"Tracks" Task Force Meeting Minutes
November 30, 1989
6
Meeting Minutes and Notes
January, 1990
6
Meeting Minutes - Butte, MT
January 12-14, 1990
6
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
May, 1990
6
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
September, 1990
6
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
November, 1990
6
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
November 21, 1990
6
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
January, 1991
7
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
April 13-14, 1991
7
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
September, 1991
7
Meeting Minutes
September 13-14, 1991
7
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
November, 1991
7
Finance Committee Meeting Minutes
1992-1995
7
Meeting Minutes (Folder 1 of 2)
January and April, 1992
7
Meeting Minutes (Folder 2 of 2)
January and April, 1992
7
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Great Falls, Montana
April 24-25, 1992
7
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
September, 1992
7
Full Committee Meeting Minutes
November, 1992
7
Meeting Minutes
1993-1995
7
Meeting Minutes (Folder 1 of 2)
January and April, 1993
8
Meeting Minutes (Folder 2 of 2)
January and April, 1993
8
Meeting Minutes (Folder 1 of 2)
September and November, 1993
8
Meeting Minutes (Folder 2 of 2)
September and November, 1993
8
Meeting Minutes - Miscellaneous
1994
8
Meeting Minutes (Folder 1 of 2)
January and April, 1994
8
Meeting Minutes (Folder 2 of 2)
January and April, 1994
8
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Dillon, Montana (Folder 1 of 2)
April, 1994
9
Full Committee Meeting Minutes - Dillon, Montana (Folder 2 of 2)
April, 1994
9
Meeting Minutes (Folder 1 of 2)
September and December, 1994
9
Meeting Minutes (Folder 2 of 2)
September and December, 1994
9
Meeting Minutes and Miscellaneous Materials (Folder 1 of 2)
February and April, 1995
9
Meeting Minutes and Miscellaneous Materials (Folder 2 of 2)
February and April, 1995
9
Fundraising Subcommittee - Meeting Minutes
November 18-19, 1995

Series II:  Administrative, 1976-1992Return to Top

3.6 linear feet

The Administrative series has been arranged in three subseries: Correspondence, Proposals and Reports, and Miscellaneous. Some MCH founding documents are included in the Miscellanenous subseries.

Container(s) Description Dates
Subseries 1: Correspondence
Correspondence includes internal messaging, congressional correspondence, and communications with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Materials are organized chronologically and labeled to reflect the grant cycle, person(s), or organization that MCH was in correspondence with. In addition to letters and direct correspondence, some files may also include grant information, program materials, or other papers relevant to the year(s) of correspondence and correspondence recipient or sender.
1975-1992
Box
10
Correspondence Regarding National Endowment for the Humanities Reauthorization
1975-1980
10
Correspondence, Senator John Melcher
1976-1988
10
Correspondence, Representative Marlenee
1977-1992
10
Correspondence, Environment v. Industry
1978
10
Project Director Survey
1979
10
Correspondence, Representative Pat Williams
1979-1996
10
National Endowment for the Humanities Correspondence, 7th Grant Year (Folder 1 of 2)
1980-1982
10
National Endowment for the Humanities Correspondence, 7th Grant Year (Folder 2 of 2)
1980-1982
10
Correspondence, Film and Video
1982-1990
10
Correspondence with Congressional Delegation
1983
11
Correspondence, General
1983-1985
11
National Endowment for the Humanities Correspondence, 8th Grant
November 1, 1983-October 31, 1984
11
National Endowment for the Humanities Correspondence, Grant SO-20494-85
November 1, 1984-October 31, 1985
11
Montana Myths Centennial Conference Correspondence
1984
11
Recommendation Letters
1984-1998
12
National Endowment for the Humanities Correspondence
November 1, 1985-October 31, 1986
12
Summer Seminars Proposals, Committee Correspondence
1986
12
National Endowment for the Humanities Correspondence, Grant SO-20722-86
November 1, 1986-October 31, 1987
12
National Endowment for the Humanities Correspondence
November 1, 1986-October 31, 1987
12
Correspondence, General
1987
12
National Endowment for the Humanities Correspondence, Grant SO-20835-88
November 1, 1987-October 31, 1988
12
National Endowment for the Humanities Correspondence
November 1, 1987-October 31, 1988
12
Correspondence, General
1988
12
Project Directors' Responses
1988
13
National Endowment for the Humanities Correspondence
November 1, 1988-October 31, 1989
13
AREV Correspondence
1989
13
Correspondence, General
1989
13
Correspondence, General
1990
13
Correspondence with Committee Members
1990
13
American Encounters - Correspondence
1991-1992
13
Correspondence, General
1991
13
Correspondence with Committee Members
1991
13
Montana Committee for the Humanities Media Collection - Correspondence, etc.
1991-1993
13
Book Group Correspondence
August, 1991
13
Book Group Correspondence
September, 1991
13
Correspondence, General
1992
Subseries 2: Proposals and Reports
This subseries includes proposals and reports from the Montana Committee for the Humanities to the National Endowment for the Humanities. These include catalogues of projects, as well as information regarding budgets, projects, and accomplishments. Part of the funding and reauthorization process, these documents provide vital insight into the workings and products of MCH as well as how, why, and when they were communicating with the National Endowment for the Humanities. These files are organized based on type (proposal or report) and chronologically.
Files are organized by type (proposal or report) and then chronologically.
Box
14
Montana Committee for the Humanities Report to The National Endowment for the Humanities
March 31, 1973
14
Montana Committee for the Humanities Report to The National Endowment for the Humanities
June 30, 1973
14
Montana Committee for the Humanities Report to The National Endowment for the Humanities
August 31, 1973
14
Montana Committee for the Humanities Report to The National Endowment for the Humanities
November 30, 1974
14
Montana Committee for the Humanities Report to The National Endowment for the Humanities
December 31, 1974
14
Montana Committee for the Humanities Report to The National Endowment for the Humanities
November 30, 1973-August 31, 1975
14
Twelve Month Report to the National Endowment to the Humanities (Annual Report) - Master Copy
1983
14
Interim Report
1984-1985
14
Interim Report
1987
14
National Endowment for the Humanities Interim Report (Folder 1 of 4)
1989
14
National Endowment for the Humanities Interim Report (Folder 2 of 4)
1989
15
National Endowment for the Humanities Interim Report (Folder 3 of 4)
1989
15
National Endowment for the Humanities Interim Report (Folder 4 of 4)
1989
15
Proposal to the National Endowment for the Humanities - Original
1982-1984
16
National Endowment for the Humanities Proposal (Originals, 2 of 3)
1984-1986
16
National Endowment for the Humanities Proposal Master Copy
1986-1988
16
Catalogue of Projects
1986-1988
16
Catalogue of Projects and National Endowment for the Humanities Report
1988-1990
16
Montana committee for the Humanities Report to the National Endowment for the Humanities - Part Two, State Profiles
1988-1990
Subseries 3: Miscellaneous Administrative
Miscellaneous Administrative files include materials related to the policies and procedures of MCH, founding materials, and documentation of events and projects done by the MCH. These files are organized chronologically, and are labeled by exact dates and location wherever possible.
The subseries is arranged chronlogically.
Box
17
Humanities Statements, Definitions
Undated
17
Founding Materials and Grant Proposal
1972
17
Regrant Summaries
1972-1995
17
Butte Conference and Miscellaneous Supporting Materials
April 14, 1972
17
Conference Meetings - Billings, Great Falls, Sidney, Butte, Big Mountain
June-July, 1972
17
Administrative Manual
1977
17
Project Contracts
1978-1979
17
Program Development
1979-1990
17
Policies and Procedures (Folder 1 of 2)
1982-1989
17
Policies and Procedures (Folder 2 of 2)
1982-1989
18
Montana Committee for the Humanities Tenth Anniversary Celebration
May 14, 1983
18
Montana Cultural Conference
1984
18
Policies
1985-1987
18
Guidelines for Montana Committee for the Humanities Grant Applications
July, 1986
18
Project Directors' Salary Guidelines
1987
18
Public Meetings - Butte, Great Falls, Havre, Wolf Point, Glendive, Hardin
1988
18
Project Excellence, Montana Board of Education
1988
18
Public Meetings
1989
18
Fundraising and Development
1989-1990
18
Montana Committee for the Humanities Calendar of Events
1989-1991
18
Personnel Policies and Procedures
1989-1995
18
Public Meetings
1990
18
Montana Committee for the Humanities Marketing Plan
June 13, 1905
19
Calendar of Events
1991-1995
19
Public Meetings - Glendive, Miles City, Fort Peck
Septmber, 1993
19
Federal Funding Meeting
1995
19
New Member Handbook (Folder 1 of 2)
1995
19
New Member Handbook (Folder 2 of 2)
1995
19
New Committee Members, Welcome
1995

Series III:  Financial Records, 1973-1986Return to Top

0.8 linear feet

Financial documents in the MCH Collection include tax returns (1973-1984) and audits (1975-1986). Audits include accountant's reports of MCH in its entirety as well as management audits.

Files in this series are arranged chronologically.
Container(s) Description Dates
Box
20
Tax Return
1973
20
Tax Return
1974
20
Tax Return
1975
20
Tax Return
October 1, 1975-September 30, 1976
20
Stover and Stover Management Review
October 1975- September 1976
20
Tax Return
1976
20
Budget File - 5th Grant Year
October 1, 1976-March 31, 1978
20
Tax Return
October 1, 1976-September 30, 1977
20
Tax Return
October 1, 1977-June 30, 1978
20
Stover and Stover - Audit
1978
20
Accountant's Report, Audit
1978
20
Audit Reports
June 30, 1978-June 30, 1980
20
Tax Return
July 1, 1978-June 30, 1979
20
Tax Return
July 1, 1979-June 30, 1980
20
Tax Return
July 1, 1980-June 30, 1981
20
Audit
July 1, 1980-June 30, 1982
20
Management Audit
Spring, 1981
20
Tax Return
July 1, 1981-June 30, 1982
20
Tax Return
July 1, 1982-June 30, 1983
21
Audit - Fall
1982
21
Audit Performed in 1984
June 30, 1982-October 31, 1984
21
Budget Comparisons
1983, 1984, 1985
21
Tax Return
July 1, 1983-October 31, 1983
21
Tax Return
November 1, 1983-October 31, 1984
21
Reflections in Montana - Financial Information
1984
21
Montana Committee for the Humanities Request to the National Endowment for the Humanities
1984-1986
21
Tax Return
November 1, 1984-October 31, 1985
21
Audit - 1986
November 1, 1984-October 31, 1986
21
Budgets and Financial Reports
1992-1995
21
Financial Compliance Report
1994

Series IV:  Publications, 1973-1992Return to Top

0.4 linear feet

The Publications series includes MCH newsletters, brochures, and publications. Miscellaneous newsletter photos are also in this series.

Files in this series are arranged chronologically.
Container(s) Description Dates
Box
22
Media Catalogues
Undated
22
Landscapes of the Mind Brochure
Undated
22
Montana Committee for the Humanities - "Gives You Things to Think About" - Brochure
Undated
22
Photographs from Montana Committee for the Humanities Projects
1975, Undated
22
Newsletters
1973-1975
22
Montana Committee for the Humanities - General Information Brochure
1980-1982
22
Montana Committee for the Humanities Press Releases
1980-1988
22
Brochures and Applications
1980-1991
22
Public Service Announcements
1982-1988
22
Montana Committee for the Humanities Newsletter - Montana Herstory
Winter 1984
22
Rural Montana Magazine - Humanities' Articles
1986-1988
22
Montana Committee for the Humanities, "Reports to the People of Montana"
Spring 1988-Winter 1992
22
Press Releases
1989-1990
22
Miscellaneous Newsletter Photos
1990-1992
22
Annual Fund Brochure
1992
22
American Encounters Publicity
1992-1993
22
Poster - Dolack
1993
22
News Stories
1993
22
Montana Reflections
1995

Series V:  Events, 1973-1995Return to Top

1.4 linear feet

This series contains files documenting events that were coordinated by MCH. Often these events were recurring over a number of years.

Files have been arranged by event, and then chronologically within event. Miscellanous events are at the end of the series.
Container(s) Description Dates
Box
23
Montana This Morning
1991-1995
23
Montana This Morning - TV Series Subcommitee
1993-1994
23
Montana This Morning - Comments and Support Letters
1993-1994
23
Montana This Morning - KPAX
1993-1994
23
Montana This Morning - Exemplary Award Proposal
1994
23
Montana This Morning - Outside Evaluations
1994
23
Montana This Morning
1998
23
Book Group- Reports to Full Committee
1989-1992
23
Book Group Books
1990-1991
23
Book Group - Final Report
1991
23
Summer Seminars
1985
23
Summer Seminars
1985
23
Summer Seminar Participants
1986
23
Summer Seminar Survey Results
1986
23
Reflections in Montana
1982
23
Reflections in Montana
1983
24
Reflections in Montana
1984
24
Reflections in Montana
1986-1987
24
Montana Myths Conference - Project Papers, Bibliographies (Folder 2 of 4)
1984
24
Montana Myths Conference - Post-Conference Reports and Evaluations (Folder 3 of 4)
1984
24
Montana Myths Conference - Background (Folder 4 of 4)
1984
24
Montana Myths Conference - Evaluation Forms
1984
24
Humanities Awards Banquet
1986
24
Nominations for Humanist Award
1986
24
Humanist Award and Banquet - Representative Pat Williams
1987
24
Humanities Award Banquet and Governor's Reception
October 24, 1987
25
Humanities Awards - The Last Best Event
November 19, 1988
25
Humanities Award Banquet - Photos
1988
25
Humanities Award Banquet - Letters From Authors
1988
25
Humanities Awards - Publicity
1989
25
Humanities Award Banquet
1989
25
Humanities Awards Master File
1989-1992
25
Humanities Awards
1990
25
Humanities Awards
1991
25
Humanities Awards - Bios and Resumes for Award Winners
1991
25
Humanities Award Nominations
1991
26
State Conference
1973
26
State Conference - Third Annual, Great Falls
1974
26
Austin Kiplinger Event
1994
26
Governor's Awards
1995

Series VI:  Miscellaneous, approximately 1977-1992Return to Top

4.2 linear feet

This series consists of files that were part of early accessions but were not added to the first five series of this collection. These files have been only minimally reviewed by Archives staff and some may belong with other series in the collection. Files are listed here to facilitate discovery and access.

At this time there is no specific, deliberate arrangement of files in this series.

Personnel files in Box 31 are restricted pending further review by the Archives.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
27
Humanists Resumes
27
Heartland
27
Hellinger Hearty Horseradish Grind
October 10, 1992
27
High Plains News Service
27
Hutterite Series
27
Media Grant Statistics and Report
27
Montana Committee for the Humanities Media Archives
1988
27
Media Lists
27
Media Marketing
27
Montana Broadcast Preservation Project
1991
27
Montana's Moving Heritage Exemplary Award to the National Endowment for the Humanities
February 16, 1987
27
Montana Committee for the Humanities New Directions
1977
27
Radio Grant
1983
27
Library of America, Call for Scholars
27
Lewis and Clark Applications to the National Endowment for the Humanities
1989
27
Little Shell Oral History Project Access Question
27
Evaluation Conference
1974
27
Evaluation Conference
1975
27
Montana Committee for the Humanities Humanist in Education - Humanist in Residence
27
Program Material Report
1982
27
Augustus - Completed Cover Sheets (5 of 6)
27
Bicentennial of the United States Constitution
27
Centennial Activities
1989
27
Bill of Rights Poster Exhibit
27
Voices and Visions
May, 1991
27
National Endowment for the Humanities Gifts and Matching Donor Forms
1978-1980
27
National Endowment for the Humanities Seventh Grant Letters
1980-1982
27
Film and Video Policies and Information
27
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Awards
28
Teacher Programs General Information
1989-1990
28
Teacher Programs, Other States
28
Tourism Lecture One
28
Visual Literacy
28
Weekend Seminars
28
Wish Applicants
28
Women's Programs
28
Windcall
28
American Association of State and Local History
28
Arts and Humanities Task Force
28
Center for Arts Criticism
28
Constitution Program - Helena, Montana
28
Community College Humanities Association
28
Montana Community Foundation
28
Cultural Alliance for Eastern Montana
28
Domestic Policy Association
28
Governor's Advisory Committee of Foreign Languages and International Study
28
Leadership - Great Falls, Montana
1988
28
Great State Council Proposal Exchange
28
Heritage Foundation
28
Humnet
28
Insight
28
Institute of the American West
28
Institute of the North American West
28
Institute of the Rockies
28
Wordsworth Project
28
Jefferson Foundation
28
League for the Humanities
28
Mountain Bell
28
Montana Committee for the Humanities Education
28
National Information Management Project
June, 1984
28
Multi-State Projects
28
Resources
1984
28
Project
1987
28
State Humanities Resource Center
28
Rockefeller Commission Report
28
Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities
28
Vietnam: A Television History
28
Western States Project on Women in the Curriculum
28
Western Valleys Heritage Project
28
Yamagushi, A. - Funds
28
Asians in the West
28
Humanities in Education
28
Funding Requests
28
Margaret's Financial Notes
28
Gifts
28
Gifts and Matching Procedures
29
Media Application Revisions
May, 1986
29
MEA Convention
1989
29
Settling the Northen Plains
Febraury, 1986
29
Scholar Evaluations
1990
29
Regional Projects
1989
29
Book Group Sponsors - Application Packet
29
Western Directors Meeting
1978
29
Possible Sponsors for Book Group
1991
29
National Endowment for the Humanities Chair's Bicentennial Bookshelf
29
National Endowment for the Humanities Competitive Awards for Excellence
29
DSPs to be Returned
1990
29
Bicentennial Bookshelf National Endowment for the Humanities Chair's Grant
1987
29
Academic Nominations
1990
29
Montana Committee for the Humanities Membership Nominations
1989
29
Nominations 1989
29
Montana Committee for the Humanities Nominations - Public, Academic
1988
29
Nominations to Montana Committee for the Humanities
January 1, 1987
29
Nominations to the Montana Committee for the Humanities
January, 1986
29
Nominations, Montana Committee for the Humanities Elected
January 1, 1985
29
Nominations
1992
29
Nominations
1991
29
Public Nominations
1990
29
Book Group - Master Form File
1991
29
Book Group - Master Paperwork File
1989
29
Book Group Flow Chart
1989-1990
29
Book Group Scholars
30
Director's Reports
30
Election Procedures
30
Evaluations
30
Evaluation Forms
30
Evaluations, Scholars
1988
30
Evaluations, Scholars
1985
30
Field Humanists
30
Film Contracts and Agreements
30
Film and Video Collection Application for Distribution and Maintenance
30
Film and Video Discussion Guides - Master Copies
30
Friends - Acknowledgements
30
Fundraising
1991-1992
30
Fundraising
1985-1986
30
Evaluations - Regrants, Information and Ideas
30
Fundraising Study
30
Ad Clubs - Humanities Month
30
Dolack Posters and Note Cards
30
Former Members Appeal
1992
30
Friends
30
Plans
30
Thank You's
30
TV Series
30
Media Catalogue
30
American Encounters Teacher's Audit
30
American Encounters Evaluations
30
American Encounters Video
30
Montana Committee for the Humanities Archival Material
30
Audio-Visual Inventory Ideas
30
Business Members for Solicitation Project
30
Calls for Scholars
30
Census Information
30
Rocky Mountain Chatauqua
30
Chapman, Richard
30
Columbian Quincentenary
30
Commendations for Montana Committee for the Humanities
30
Personnel - Fiscal Agent
30
Personnel Forms
30
Personnel - Development Officer
30
Regional Centennial TV Series
30
Dicken, Thomas
30
Granzow, James
30
Perrin, Ronald
30
Business Appeal
1992
30
Humanities Award Nominations
1989
30
Schwartz Award Nominations
1984-1989
30
Humanities Center - University of Montana
30
Humanities and Technology
30
Book Group Fundraising Applications
30
National Endowment for the Humanities Proposal Work File
1988
31
Personnel Files - RESTRICTED

Series VII:  GrantsReturn to Top

This series consists of files of applications for grants and regrants for projects to be funded by the Montana Committee for the Humanities.

Materials are arranged by year and grant number.

Series VIII:  Audio and Visual MaterialReturn to Top

Series IX:  Accession 2007-27 Non-Grant Files, 1978-2006Return to Top

12.0 linear feet

The contents in this series are part of Accession 2007-27 and align with other series in this collection, but have not yet been included in the listing for those series.

Files are maintained in the order in which they were received.
Container(s) Description Dates
Box
32
Administrative Files A-M
1978-2002
33
Administrative Files N-Z
1978-2002
34
MCH Publications
Includes 'Report to the People of Montana' Fall 1990-Summer 1997; Governor's Humanities Awards, 1995-2005; Rendevous, 1997-2006; Speakers Bureau Catalog, 1989-2006
1990-2006
35
Full Committee Meetings and Mailings
1991-1996
36
Full Committee Mailings
1995-1999
37
Full Committee Meetings and Mailings
1985 and 1992
38
Committee Meetings and Mailings
1986-1990
39
Committee Meetings and Mailings
1990-2000
40
Committee Meetings and Mailings
2000-2002
41
Committee Meetings and Mailings
1988-2001
42
NEH Requests
1980-1995
43
NEH Compliance Reports
1990-1995

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Humanities$xScholarships, fellowships, etc.--Montana
  • Humanities--Endowments
  • Nonprofit organizations--Endowments
  • Nonprofit organizations--Montana

Geographical Names

  • Montana--Cultural policy

Other Creators

  • Corporate Names
    • Humanities Montana