John Melcher Papers 1969-1988


John Melcher Papers 1969-1988

Papers of John Melcher, who served Montana in the U. S. House (1969-1977) and Senate (1977-1988). Materials include bills introduced by Melcher; speeches, writings and press releases; constituent correspondence, photographs, and other documents.

approximately 700 linear feet



SNAC Resource ID: 6371072

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