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Montana Room
Books & Files
The Montana Room on the second floor contains a special non-circulating collection of local interest and historical items. In addition to about 7,500 books, there are magazines with references pertaining to Montana as both state and territory, non-fiction works by Montana authors, and works about events of interest to or occurring in Montana, such as the Battle of the Little Big Horn. There is also a collection of maps, including historical maps of Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana as both a state and a territory, topographical maps of Montana, and recreational maps for Montana and Yellowstone National Park.

Montana Room Microfilm
The microfilm collection includes:
  • All the back issues of the Billings Gazette and older Billings newspapers
  • All the minutes of the Billings City Council from the first meeting    
  • Montana census info from 1880 to 1930
  • Sanborn fire insurance maps of Billings   


Other Information
The Genealogy Room is located right next to the Montana Room.  For more information, as well as more access to sources of local history, visit the Genealogy page here.

For more Montana state history visit the Montana Memory Project!  Here you will find a wealth of digitized items that are available for perusal.  See what images you can find from Billings! Montana Memory Project