Aldo Leopold Papers
- Leopold, Aldo,1886-1948. (Person)
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
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The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Leopold was born in Burlington, Iowa and received a Master of Forestry degree from Yale University. In 1909 he joined the U.S. Forest Service and from 1914 to 1924 he supervised national forests in Arizona and New Mexico. He established the first wilderness area in the Gila National Forest, New Mexico and was a founder of The Wilderness Society. In 1933, he accepted the chair of Game Management at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he taught until his death on April 21, 1948.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
A. Starker Leopold;gift;1966.
Bound typescript (marked copy 2) of Great Possessions, later titled "A Sand County Almanac", with accompanying revisions. Foreword revision dated March 4, 1948.
Sand County almanac
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: DPL Conservation Collection.
- Leopold, Aldo, 1886-1948 -- Archives.
- Natural history -- Outdoor books. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Natural history -- United States. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Nature conservation -- United States. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Great possessions[manuscript] /by Aldo Leopold
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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