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CONS. Conservation Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: CONS

Found in 155 Collections and/or Records:


Identifier: CONS220
Scope and Contents The collection consists of items related to the professional and personal life of Roger W. Toll. The collection partly reflects Toll’s life between 1884 and 1896, however, the bulk of the collection covers his professional life between 1910 and 1936, specifically, his work in evaluating proposed and existing National Parks and Monuments. Included are official reports, news clippings, correspondence, scrapbooks, maps, and photographs. Very few personal items exist in the collection. Some...
Dates: 1884-2004

Roy L. Williams Papers

Identifier: M1661
Scope and Contents

Report of insect control work, North Fork Project, Shoshone National Forest.

Dates: 1932

Ruth Shaw Papers

Identifier: CONS49
Scope and Contents

Reports, correspondence, and articles regarding recreational uses of regional parks.

Dates: 1950-1971


Identifier: CONS31
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The S. Herbert Evison collection contains items from the years of 1940-1969. Included in the collection are correspondence, reports, published and unpublished articles, National Park Service (NPS) memos and statistics, and one folder of photographs. Evison gathered the items that make up this collection in an attempt to write a history of the National Park Service. Some were obtained while he was an employee of the NPS, while others were obtained later to fill specific gaps in...
Dates: 1951-1969

Salmon Fishing Scrapbooks

Identifier: CONS67
Scope and Contents

Three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings from Seattle and Alaska newspapers regarding the fishing industry, primarily salmon.

Dates: 1956-1958

Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Study Papers

Identifier: M1839
Scope and Contents

Collection includes working papers, field trip reports, maps, photographs and reports from the University of Colorado Wilderness Study Group.

Dates: 1970-1976

Society of American Foresters, Central Rocky Mountain Section Records

Identifier:  CONS66
Scope and Contents

Collection contains mostly annual reports for the organization, including correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes.

Dates: 1916-2015

Some Reminiscences of an Early Forester 1909-1925 and 1930

Identifier: M1656
Scope and Contents

The manuscript details Haefner’s experiences on the Siskiyou National Forest in Oregon from 1909 – 1925 and 1930. During this period of time, the Siskiyou was classified as virgin forest. Haefner’s assignment involved mapping this area, locating and estimating the amount of timber and agricultural land.

Dates: 1959


Identifier: CONS83
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The papers of Stanley Young reflect his work for the Bureau of Biological Survey (1917-1960s) to control predatory mammals considered a threat to domestic livestock and agriculture. His papers also document the process of developing material for publication, determining an audience, obtaining a publisher, and managing the details of copyright, royalty payments, and collaborative authorship. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, galley proofs, articles, and reference...
Dates: 1875-1960


Identifier: CONS242
Scope and Contents 1957 First volunteers are placed in the Grand Teton and Olympic National Parks. 1960 Zion National Park and Cedar Breaks National Monument are added to the program. 1964 The organization incorporates as the Student Conservation Association, Inc. (SCA) and former National Park Service Director Conrad Wirth...
Dates: 1955-2014


Identifier: CONS109
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Hal H. Harrison Papers are comprised of items from the years 1937 to 1990. Harrison’s research of common birds, and also the elusive warbler, make up the bulk of the collection. Also included in the collection are articles by Harrison, field notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, maps, and note cards. The items in this collection reflect the depth of research pursued by Harrison. His field notes, reference note cards, articles compiled, and observation notes are all part of the...
Dates: 1937-1990


Identifier: CONS41
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The majority of the material in this collection comes from the files of Jack Lorenz, Outdoor America editor and Executive Director, and Maitland Sharpe, Conservation Director, and their associates. Materials range from the late 1950s to the early 1990s, but the bulk of the materials date from the 1960s and 1970s. The collection contains correspondence and other documents from previous executive and conservation directors: Raymond C. Hubley,...
Dates: 1902-1996

The Lois Webster Fund of Denver Audubon Records

Identifier: CONS280
Content Description

The collection spans 1998-2022 and contains grant fund applications, interim and final reports, and correspondence.

Dates: 1998-2022


Identifier: CONS245
SCOPE AND CONTENT The Nature Conservancy Records contain an assortment of correspondence, financial records, maps, marketing materials, memos, meeting minutes, newsletters, posters, presentations, publications, reports, research, video recordings, as well as some photographs and color slides generated by the organization since its founding in 1950. Earlier documents related to preceding organizations, such as the Ecological Society of America, and Ecologists Union, are also included. The bulk of the records...
Dates: 1931-2016


Identifier: CONS130
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Wilderness Society Records document the administration and the programs of the organization. It includes correspondence, memos, reports, maps, studies, film and video recordings. The material dates from 1874 to 2005, with the bulk of the material from 1935 to the 1990s. The collection remains open and periodically receives additional material. While the organizational structure of the Wilderness Society has changed over the years, its work has been organized around internal...
Dates: 1874-2016

Theodore and Lillian Shoemaker Papers

Identifier: CONS199
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a typed manuscript by Theodore Shoemaker titled "Some of my Experiences in the Forest Service" (98 p.); and typed manuscript (18 p.) written by his wife, Lillian Dee (nee Easton) Shoemaker, in 1955, reminiscing about the work of forest rangers and the contribution of their wives. Work diary dated 1909 transfered to CONS74, U.S. Forest Service collection, which contains other work diaries by Shoemaker.

Dates: 1909-1955


Identifier: CONS138
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Of interest in this collection are the twenty-three love letters Theodore Cockerell wrote to Wilmatte Porter, his second wife. Most were written in 1900, while Cockerell taught entomology at the New Mexico Agricultural College. Also in the collection are reprints of articles Cockerell wrote while teaching at the University of Colorado in Boulder, a few letters to Wilmatte from other people, her notes on the Okapi and clippings about their development of the Red Sunflower. There are several...
Dates: 1900-1949


Identifier: CONS74
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Forest Service collection was created in the early years (1960s) of the Conservation Library Center. It is an aggregate of materials sent to Arthur Carhart in response to his requests to friends from the Forest Service, and is composed of material covering several different aspects of Forest Service activities. The bulk of material falls into three general categories. The first relates to the management of timber sales contracts, including the illegal cutting of trees (timber...
Dates: 1870-1981

United States Soil Conservation Service - Denver Office Records

Identifier: CONS226
Scope and Contents

Reports and photographs of soil and erosion control programs in Colorado and the Great Plains States.

Dates: 1920-1969

Urban Design Forum Records

Identifier: CONS256
Scope and Contents

Includes organizational records, clippings, photographs and maps.

Dates: 1982-1995


Identifier: CONS80
Scope and Contents The Velma Johnston (Wild Horse Annie) Papers contain items from the years 1955-1977. Included in this collection is correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and legal documents. Audiotapes of Wild Horse Advisory Board meetings and motion picture films of events relating to the protection of wild horses form a part of this collection. The items in this collection provide in-depth information not only about efforts to protect wild horses and...
Dates: 1949-1977

Waldo G. Smith Papers

Identifier: CONS231
Scope and Contents

Collection contains material developed in connection with the Arsenal Advisory Board, including memos, notes, meeting materials, reports, and correspondence. Also included are materials related to Smith's political activities.

Dates: 1949-1997

Warren Oakey Papers

Identifier: CONS169

Western Colorado Congress Records

Identifier: CONS261
Scope and Contents

Includes organizations records and issue related documents.

Dates: 1970-2006

Wilderness Society Four Corners Regional Office Records

Identifier: CONS227
Scope and Contents

Collection contains reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, maps, court documents, photographs, and Wilderness Society publications covering program development, timber management, logging, wilderness areas, and land use management.

Dates: 1968-2011

Wilderness Society Idaho Regional Office Records

Identifier: CONS258
Scope and Contents

Includes files of Craig Gehrke, Regional Director regarding protection of National Forest roadless areas of Idaho, the Owyhee-Bruneau region, and advocacy and protection of the Birds of Prey National Conservation Area against recurring wildfires and military training exercises.

Dates: 1970-2018