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CONS. Conservation Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: CONS

Found in 155 Collections and/or Records:

George Coder Papers

Identifier: CONS264
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, letters, annual reports, minutes, memos, government reports, news clippings related to the establishment of federal reserves for the protection of the American Bison.

Dates: 1906-1974

Gilbert F. White Papers

Identifier: M1673
Scope and Contents

Draft version of "Arid Lands: Study Session 2, Regions, Their Developmental History and Future" with editorial marks.

Dates: 1964


Identifier: CONS40
SCOPE AND CONTENT Records from 1929 to 1956 comprise the collection with most material dating from 1939 to 1949. Pittman-Robertson project field notes predominate, with administrative records from the Colorado State Game and Fish Department making up the balance. SERIES 1 COLORADO STATE GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT 1929-1956 BOX 1 Departmental bulletins, correspondence, manuscripts and reports comprise the series. Bulletins include press releases and regulatory...
Dates: 1929-1956

Glenn Titus Film Collection

Identifier: CONS275
Scope and Contents

Collection contains 16mm footage taken by Titus of the South Dakota Black Footed Ferret used for Program 24 of the series: The Science Game; including work print, negative, original footage, color master, notes and U-matic copy. Also included is a copy of the 16mm: Kit Fox by Henry Wishers.

Dates: 1960s


Identifier: CONS277
Content Description The Gudy Gaskill Papers consist of correspondence (both personal and professional); planning documents; scrapbooks; photographs; maps; newsletters; ephemera; newspaper and magazine articles; sketches and watercolor artworks; audio-visual materials; and awards, certificates, and trophies belonging to Gudrun and David Gaskill, and the Colorado Trail Foundation.Gaskill’s passion for the outdoors is demonstrated throughout this collection, as her blended personal and professional...
Dates: 1935-2019


Identifier: CONS86
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The material in this collection relates to Crandell’s career with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wilderness Society, and the House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Crandell’s files for the Fish and Wildlife Service include his work with the National Wildlife Refuge System. Prominent among this material is the debate over the transfer of jurisdiction of three Wildlife Refuge areas; the Charles Sheldon Antelope Range, the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Range,...
Dates: 1875-1997


Identifier: CONS79
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The major portion of the collection consists of correspondence, itineraries and documentation regarding Wheeler's lectures throughout the United States; scripts of his lectures and radio scripts; and correspondence with the Forest Service office in Washington D.C. Also included are glass lantern slides used for his lectures. Local Forest Service officials arranged these lectures for many venues, including Civilian Conservation Corp camps, schools, clubs, and social organizations....
Dates: 1906-1955


Identifier: CONS238
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection spans 1921–2004 and documents the activities of Howard Zahniser throughout his career with the U.S. Government and The Wilderness Society, as well as his posthumous conservationist legacy documented in clippings and correspondence created by his family. Materials consist of newsletters, reports, speech transcripts, congressional statements, correspondence, meeting minutes, publication drafts, notes, journals, poems, clippings, brochures, photographs, and audio recordings. The...
Dates: 1921-2004

Hunter Safety Posters

Identifier: CONS116
Scope and Contents

Eight posters with the theme of "safe not sorry" illustrating basic gun handling and hunting safety. One poster with the hunter's safety pledge and the 10 commandments of hunting safety.

Dates: 1950s


Identifier: CONS37
Scope and Contents The documents in this collection were sent to the Conservation Library Center by Ira Gabrielson, President, and Clinton Raymond "Pink" Gutermuth, Vice-President of the Wildlife Management Institute in 1965 and 1977. They relate primarily to Gabrielson's work with the Institute and his service on various national and local boards and committees, and contains a small amount of material from the U.S. Biological Survey and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The materials from...
Dates: 1919-1974


Identifier: CONS92
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Due to the loss of the bulk of Ligon's professional papers by a flood at his parents’ home and others discarded during his lifetime, the selection of papers in the collection provide a sampling of Ligon's work with the Bureau of Biological Survey for the United States Department of Agriculture, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (1913-1926; 1938-1950), and the New Mexico State Game Department (1927-1938). These papers include correspondence sent and received by Ligon while working as a game...
Dates: 1902-2011; Majority of material found within 1909-1956


Identifier: WH29
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE 1868-1880 The James B. Thompson papers consist primarily of correspondence sent by Thompson regarding his duties as an Indian agent in the Colorado Territory. Many of the letters are addressed "General," which is how he referred to his brother-in-law, the appointed Colorado Territorial Governor, Edward M. McCook, and former Civil War General. Thompson attained the rank of Major in the War and was sometimes referred to by that title, though he did not use it in his writing. ...
Dates: 1868-1880

Jean Tate Papers

Identifier: CONS263

Jim and Jane Haywood Collection

Identifier: CONS136
Scope and Contents

Three scrapbooks regarding fishing and fishing tackle promotions.

Dates: 1930-1968


Identifier: CONS68
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The John Clark Salyer Papers are comprised of items from 1911 to 1970. The entire collection dates from Salyer's tenure with the Department of the Interior, where he served as Chief of Wildlife Refuges. Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and maps are all included in the collection. The Salyer Papers provide a window into the work of John Clark Salyer and his time at the Department of Wildlife Refuges. Superintendent's reports, inter-office notes, and correspondence...
Dates: 1911-1970

John D. Hart Papers

Identifier: CONS268
Scope and Contents

Collection contains daily log books (1927-1951) related to Hart's work for the Colorado Game and Fish Department record odometer readings, weather, total hours worked, expenses, license numbers, names of people; personal diaries (1959-1984) document activities with service organizations, news items, health related issues for himself and his wife.

Dates: 1927-1984


Identifier: CONS95
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection consists of files generated while John Seiberling was a member of the Committee of Interior and Insular Affairs in the United States House of Representatives. It relates primarily to three legislative activities: (1) the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA), (2) the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA), and (3) wilderness and conservation designations in the lower 48 states. Documentation begins when he served as Chairman of the Subcommittee on...
Dates: 1932-1984

John G. Welles Papers

Identifier: CONS135
Scope and Contents

Publications, newspaper clippings, correspondence and reports regarding the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, 1972, and the Colorado Front Range Project.

Dates: 1962-1968

John Madson Papers

Identifier: CONS255
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, scripts, articles, proofs and reference material for his writings.

Dates: 1960-1994


Identifier: CONS139
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE This collection contains papers generated by the Subcommittee of Public Lands from 1973 to 1976 while John Melcher served as chairman. The files concern the trans-Alaska pipeline, originating from Prudhoe Bay Oil Field in Alaska’s North Slope and terminating at the Port of Valdez on Prince William Sound, and the relevant legislation, in particular, HR 9130. Papers comprise correspondence, right-of-way and route studies, technical reports on pipeline safety, fact sheets, itinerary for a...
Dates: 1972-1980

John Muir Ephemera

Identifier: CONS240
Scope and Contents

Eyeglasses and silk scarf.

Dates: circa 1838-1914

Johnson A. Neff Papers

Identifier: CONS52
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, maps and reports pertaining to bird and pest control, bird diseases and bird banding.

Dates: 1921-1972

Joseph Pender Papers

Identifier: CONS191
Scope and Contents

Collection contains research and testimony presented before the committee of the Colorado House of Representatives in 1933 regarding irregularities in the Colorado Dept. of Game and Fish. Audio tape and transcript of interview between Arthur Carhart and Pender.

Dates: 1933-1964

Joseph R. Alcorn Papers

Identifier: CONS248
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, field notes, memos, clippings, photographs and reference material related to Alcorn's wildlife studies. Includes some personal records.

Dates: 1943-2009


Identifier: CONS217
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection contains Joy Hilliard's personal correspondence and papers related to her donations to the Conservation Library at the Denver Public Library as well as land transactions for conservation purposes. Mailings from non-profit organizations and subject files on conservation issues are also included. The oversize items consist of maps, posters, and memorabilia. The collection spans the period between 1947 and 2005 with some undated material. ...
Dates: 1947-2005


Identifier: CONS36
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Karl T. Frederick collection contains items from the years 1930-1962. Included in the collection are correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, and meeting minutes from the many conservation organizations to which Frederick belonged. The items that make up this collection provide information about the various activities of New York conservation groups, and specifically about one of their leaders, Karl Frederick. Many of these efforts involve working for legislation to...
Dates: 1930-1962

Land vs. USA Records

Identifier: CONS113
Scope and Contents

Documents collected in preparation for Land's suit in the U.S. Court of Claims (29 Fed.Cl.744; 35 Fed.Cl.345; 37 Fed.Cl.231).

Documents produced for the case of Larry and Marie Land vs. USA related to toxic substances at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal.

Materials date from 1935 to 1989, with the bulk from 1970-1989.

Dates: 1935-1989; Majority of material found in 1970-1989

Larry Means Papers

Identifier: CONS87
Scope and Contents

Reports, clippings, maps and correspondence pertaining to Alaska land management, including the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, and the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

Dates: 1952-1982; Majority of material found in 1971-1982

Laurence Riordan Papers

Identifier: CONS63
Scope and Contents

Narrative reports with photographs of the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1936 to 1938. Majority of collection consists of conference meeting records, reports and research notes. Also included are documents relating to Colorado game harvest, the Little Hills Experimental Station, and the Colorado Division of Game, Fish and Parks organization. Additional material donated in 2005 contains some family genealogy and a date book from 1953.

Dates: 1871-1973

Lester P. Voight Papers

Identifier: CONS96
Scope and Contents

Conference files, minutes and correspondence from the Association of Midwest Fish and Game Commissioners.

Dates: 1958-1967