The MSU Library is committed to creating a living archive and bringing the Ivan Doig Archive to scholars, students, and the community through interactive projects, events, and exhibitions.

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Utica, Montana - view behind the community theater crowd during centennial celebration

Doig in the Community

Readers in Montana, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond feel a special affinity for Ivan Doig. His writing is deeply rooted in the region, both through research and personal connections. 

New Rockport Hutterite Colony - kindergarten class sitting on a fence

Doig in the Classroom

The Ivan Doig Archive presents a unique opportunity for students to explore the riches of a great western writer’s extensive research files, correspondence, manuscripts, and memorabilia.

Schoolhouse in Toston, Montana from south

Digital Scholarship

The MSU Library develops software applications that can help students and researchers apply digital scholarship methods to the Archive.

Ivan Doig taking notes in Virginia City, 1987

Research & Symposia 

The Ivan Doig Center for the Study of the Lands & Peoples of the North American West, with the MSU College of Letters & Science, and the MSU Library, hosted the symposium "Doig Country: Imagining Montana and the West”, in 2017.