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Fletcher Fisheries Collection, 1938-2003

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Fletcher, Douglas
Title
Fletcher Fisheries Collection
Dates
1938-2003 (inclusive)
1958-1994 (bulk)
Quantity
5.0 cubic feet
Collection Number
MG 414
Summary
Reference files of Douglas H. Fletcher. It includes correspondence; articles related to fish physiology, fish cultures, fish habitat, and fish stocking; correspondence with professional colleagues; and reports from various studies and research projects.
Repository
University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2351
Moscow, ID
83844-2351
Telephone: 208-885-7951
libspec@uidaho.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public. Researchers must use the collection in accordance with the policies of the University of Idaho Special Collections and Archives.

Languages
This collection is in English.

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Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The records of Fletcher Fisheries span the years 1938 to 2003, with the bulk of the material covering the years 1958 to 1994.

Douglas Fletcher was born in McCook, Nebraska in 1939. He graduated from Colorado State University with a BS in Biological Science in 1964 and a BS in Fisheries Science in 1966. He was a life member of the American Fisheries Society, and a Certified Fisheries Scientist since 1982.

The Fletcher Fisheries Collection was Douglas H. Fletcher’s private reference files when he worked for the US Bureau of Commercial Fisheries (1962-63), the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (1965), The US Bureau of Sport fisheries and Wildlife (1966-67), the Florida Game and Fresh Water Commission (1967-71), and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (1971-98). These papers, articles, notes, publications and personal research span the years from 1938 to 1998.

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Preferred Citation

Fletcher Fisheries Collection, MG 414, Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho Library, Moscow, Idaho.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

I:  Miscellaneous FishReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
“Alewife”
ca.1957
1 2
“Bait”
1962-79
1 3
“Billfishes”
ca.1961
1 4
“Buffalo”
ca.1957
1 5
“Carp and Goldfish”
1968-86
1 6
“Carp”
1986-87
1 7
“Croaker”
ca.1969
1 8
“Eels (Catadromous)”
ca.1969
1 9
“Lamprey”
1950-64
1 10
“Paddlefish”
1965
1 11
“Shad”
1952-91
1 12
“Striped Bass”
1950-89
1 13
“Synopsis of Biological Data on the Striped Bass”
1978-81
1 14
“Sturgeon”
1988-90
1 15
“Suckers”
1968-69
1 16
“Tilapia”
1954-89

II:  Warm Water FishReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 17
“Bluegill”
1960-88
1 18
“Bullhead Catfish”
1951-82
1 19
“Channel Catfish (1)”
1967-90
1 20
“Channel Catfish (2)” (With 35mm Slides)
1961-85
1 21
“Crapple”
1977-78
1 22
“Flathead Catfish”
1964-90
1 23
“Largemouth Bass – Florida Strain” (1)
1949-85
1 24
“Largemouth Bass – Florida Strain” (2)
1968-69
1 25
“Largemouth Bass – Florida Strain” (3)
1967-68
1 26
“Largemouth Bass – Northern (1)” a
1974-80
1 27
“Largemouth Bass – Northern (1)” b
1950-85
2 28
“Largemouth Bass – Northern (2)” a
1982-94
2 29
“Largemouth Bass – Northern (2)” b
1984
2 30
“Musky, Tiger Musky”
1988-96
2 31
“Pike and Pickerel”
1977-89
2 32
“Roanoke Bass”
1969
2 33
“Pumpkinseed”
1955-78
2 34
“Redear Sunfish”
1969-79
2 35
“Smallmouth Bass (1)”
1981-95
2 36
“Smallmouth Bass (2)”
1955-92
2 37
“Spotted Bass”
1962-83
2 38
“Walleye (1)”
1959-93
2 39
“Walleye (2)” a
1950-94
2 40
“Walleye (2)” b
1984-94
2 41
“White Bass”
1969-84
2 42
“White Catfish”
1965
2 43
“Yellow Bass”
1947
2 44
“Yellow Perch”
1938-85
2 45
“Taxonomy and Identification of Fishes”
1954-71

III:  InvertebratesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 46
“General”
1937-80
2 47
“Zooplankton”
1963-65

IV:  ShellfishReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 48
“Clams”
1965-97
2 49
“Crayfish”
1969-86

V:  Fish PhysiologyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 50
“Natural Feeds and Feeding”
1956-90
3 51
“Reproduction”
1950-66
3 52
“Respiration”
1961-68
3 53
“Stress and Mortality”
1967-93
3 54
“Temperature Preference”
1969-74
3 55
“Vision”
1968

VI:  Fish Culture EquipmentReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 56
“Harvesting Equipment”
1968-81
3 57
“Tanks, Aquaria, Raceways”
1966-87
3 58
“Transport and Stocking”
1978-82
3 59
“Nursery Ponds”
1950-69
3 60
“Private Fish Farms”
ca.1985-97
3 61
“Pest Control (Ponds), See Also Specific Animals”
1953-1984
3 62
“Water Quality (in Culture Ponds)
1961-79

VII:  HabitatsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 63
“High Lakes”
1965-94
3 64
“Electric Eels and Catfish”
n.d.
3 65
“Gambusia”
1973-84
3 66
“Gar”
1953-66

VIII:  Fish RelatedReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 67
“Broodstocks and Genetics”
n.d.
3 68
“Catfish Culture”
1991
3 69
“Trout Culture”
ca.1955-60
3 70
“Walleye Culture”
1971-97

IX:  DiseasesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 71
“Black Grub”
n.d.
3 72
“Channel Catfish Virus Disease”
1968-88
3 73
“Columnaris”
1968
3 74
“Dactylogyrus”
1966-67
3 75
“Diplostomum Spatheceum (Eye Fluke)”
1973-88
3 76
“General (Diseases, Treatments)”
1966-82
3 77
“Gyrodactylus”
1965-68
3 78
“Ichthyophthirius”
1972-74
3 79
“Lernaea (Anchor Worm)”
1966-76
3 80
“Mycosis (Fungus)
1969-84
3 81
“Proteocephalus (Bass Tapeworm)”
1968-69
3 82
“Redmouth”
ca.1982
3 83
“Trichodina”
1967
3 84
“Vibrio”
n.d.
3 85
“Viral Hemorraghic Septicemia”
1989
3 86
“Posthodiplostomum (White Grub)
ca.1965
3 87
“Eutrophication”
1956-86
3 88
“Pollution, Fish Kills”
1961-94
3 89
“Summerkill”
1966-74

X:  Water and FlowsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 90
“Water and Flows”
1971-76

XI:  LoggingReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 91
“Logging”
ca.1973

XII:  ResearchReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 92
“Age and Growth”
1953-88
3 93
“Bioeconomic Values”
ca.1985
3 94
“Length and Weight (Condition)”
1965-94
3 95
“Population Estimates”
1984-95
3 96
“Tags and Tagging, Marking”
1955-98
3 97
“Electrofishing”
1962-89
3 98
“Introduced Game Fish, Washington State, and Research Notes”
n.d.
3 99
“Nutrition”
1976-82

XIII:  Fish Management ActionsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 100
“Aeration, Destratification”
ca.1972
4 101
“Aquatic Plant Control”
1957-90
4 102
“Aquatic Plants Versus Water Levels”
1969
4 103
“Fertilizer, Other Water Amendments”
1965-81
4 104
“Man-Placed Habitat”
1967-94
4 105
“Rehabs (General Information)”
1981-96
4 106
“Size Limits”
1979-88
4 107
“Stocking”
1950-87
4 108
“Water Level Fluctuation”
1967-82

XIV:  ChemicalsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
4 109
“Anesthetics”
1971-95
4 110
“General Pesticides”
1969-83
4 111
“Herbicides”
1960-85
4 112
“Antimycin”
1966-83
4 113
“Cyanide, Thanite”
ca.1962
4 114
“Explosives”
ca.1963
4 115
“General Piscicides”
1966-91
4 116
“Rotenone”
1968-95
4 117
“Squaxin”
1972-73
4 118
“Toxaphene”
1961

XV:  Range Management, Plants, Soils, and ForageReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
4 119
“Wildlife Management”
1978-80
4 120
“Range Management, Plants, Soils, Forage”
1968-79

XVI:  BirdsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
4 121
“Raptors”
1970-78
4 122
“Waterfowl”
1963-97

XVII:  Invasive SpeciesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
5 123
“Piranha”
1967-90
5 124
“Prohibited Fish”
1969-91
5 125
“Rusty Crayfish”
ca.1994
5 126
“Walking Catfish” (Clarias Species)
1968-88
5 127
“Zebra Mussel”
1995-97

XVIII:  SalmonidsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
5 128
“Cutthroat and Steelhead”
1940-93
5 129
“Immigration and Spawning”
1966-81
5 130
“Kokanee, Coho, and Chinook Salmon”
1966-85
5 131
“Technical Reports and Studies”
1940-86

XIX:  Unsorted PapersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
5 132
“Bowfin”
1964
5 133
“Brook, Brown, Rainbow and Lake Trout”
1950-74
5 134
“Burbot”
1970
5 135
“Channeling and Erosion”
1967-80
5 136
“Char”
1989-92
5 137
“Compost and Waste Disposal”
1965-70
5 138
“Fishes of Nebraska”
1972
5 139
“Frogs”
ca.1949
5 140
“Grass Carp”
1969-92
5 141
“Introduced Fish”
1954-91
5 142
“Marine Identification Guides”
1964-89
5 143
“Newspaper and Magazine Articles”
1969-2003
5 144
“Photocopied Articles
1962-98
5 145
“Photocopy of ‘Freshwater Fishes of the World’”
n.d.
5 146
“Photocopy of ‘Trout Pond Management in Massachusetts’”
n.d.
5 147
“Preserving Specimen Fish
n.d.
5 148
“Road Building”
1971-79
5 149
“Sportfishing”
1957-96
5 150
“Whitefish”
1972-73
5 151
“Resume”
1998