The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives
17 West Quartz St.
Butte, MT 59701
Open 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Monday through Friday.
The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives was established in 1981 through city-county ordinance to collect manuscripts, documents and photographs relating to the history of Butte-Silver Bow.
Ellen Crain ~ Manager, Archives Department
Inquiries regarding Butte history, presentations, tours, access, collections, donations and research.
Lee Whitney ~ Administrative Assistant
Inquiries into research questions regarding access and other general inquiries.
Irene Scheidecker ~ Cataloger
Inquiries regarding collections, donations, care of historic manuscripts.
Kim Murphy Kohn ~ Cataloguing Technician
Mitzi Rossillon ~ Government Records Specialist
Aubrey Kersting ~ Event Manager
The Archives is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors:
Brian Holland, Chairman
Laurel Egan, Dave Fawcett, Elaine Howard, Steve Huntington, Marissa Newman, and Sara Sparks.
The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives is housed in a former 1900 Butte Fire Department station located in the Butte-Anaconda National Historic Landmark District.