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Berten Wendell Allred

Repository:Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Summary:Correspondence, personal writings, reports, and reprints covering Allred's professional life and interests. The bulk of the material covers the topics of cattle, cattle trails, western livestock raising and western historical topics. The collection contains several items relating to Utah history, especially to San Juan County
 
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C. Girard Davidson papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The C. Girard Davidson Papers document the career of attorney, politician, and businessman Crow Girard "Jebby" Davidson (1910-1996). The collection is organized into major series concerning government projects, legal cases, political activities, and business interests. The majority of material related to Davidson's service as Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1946-1950) is housed in the Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri.
 
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Tom Kovalicky Papers

Repository:University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Summary:Materials related to the U.S. Forest Service and forestry practices, particularly in Idaho.
 
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Holway R. Jones papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Holway R. Jones was a prominent leader of the conservation movement in the Pacific Northwest from 1963, when he moved to Oregon, until his death in 1986. Jones was a librarian but he spent much of his time working on conservation issues. He served on the Sierra Club’s Board of Directors, 1973-1976, was chairman of the Publications Committee, 1974-1976, and of the National Wilderness Committee, 1972-1974, 1976-1978. Jones was one of the early advocates of the Oregon Wilderness Coalition, serving as its president 1976-1978, and served in other conservation groups in the Pacific Northwest. This collection is in fact only a section of Jones’s papers. Those files pertaining to his career as a librarian and his activities in the field of urban planning were donated separately to the University of Oregon Special Collections & University Archives. Represented in the papers described in this inventory are Jones’s activities in the many national and local conservation organizations in which he participated. It should be noted also that the Jones papers contain papers that originated in the files of other conservation leaders, including Karl Onthank, Ted Snyder, and Richard Noyes.
 
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Oral history interview with Irvin Luiten

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Oral history interview with Irvin Luiten conducted by James Strassmaier from March 16, 1988, to January 18, 1990, as part of the Oregon Legislature Oral History Series. Luiten was a lobbyist for the Weyerhaeuser Company from 1953 to 1978.
 
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Lee Metcalf Papers

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary: Lee Metcalf (1911-1978) served as U.S. Congressman from Montana from 1952 to 1961 and as U.S. Senator from 1961 until his death in 1978. The papers reflect Metcalf's wide range of interests, but especially reflect his involvement in public utilities regulation and protection of the natural environment. Over half of the collection consists of general correspondence (1951-1978) arranged alphabetically by subject and government agency. Name index card files of correspondents are available, one of which is organized alphabetically, another is arranged by location in Montana. Additionally in the collection are series for bills, printed materials, campaign materials, speeches and writings, voting records, and clippings. The Vic Reinemer Subgroup consists of general correspondence, outgoing correspondence, and subject files generated by Reinemer in his capacity as Metcalf's executive secretary and as staff director of the Senate Subcommittee on Banking, Management, and Expenditures.
 
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Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Forestry Division Records

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:Records consist of Subject Files of the Forestry Division, Office of State Forester, and records of the Forest Management Bureau when the Forestry Division was part of State Lands.
 
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Karl Onthank conservation papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Karl William Onthank (1890-1968) joined the University of Oregon staff in 1916 and held various posts until he became associate dean of students in charge of job placement in 1948, a position he held until his retirement in l957. In 1954 Karl and Ruth Onthank, together with other outdoor and conservation activists, formed the Friends of the Three Sisters Wilderness (F3S). He served as president of the Federation of Western Outdoor Clubs from 1955 to 1957, and helped organize the Save the McKenzie River Association and served as its vice-president. The Karl Onthank Conservation Papers include materials relating to the proposed Beaver Marsh hydroelectric project, the Oregon Dunes National Seashore proposal, the Three Sisters Wilderness Area, and Waldo Lake. The collection also includes documents relating to a number of associations and committees with which Onthank was involved, and correspondence that records in depth the plans and projects in which Onthank participated.
 
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Range management collection

Repository:Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Summary:Previously part of the Range Management Library at Utah State University, and includes materials collected by Arthur D. Smith, D.I. Rasmussen, L.A. Stoddart, and Raymond J. Becraft, past members of the faculty in the College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
 
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Raymond Smiley Spears papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Raymond Smiley Spears was an American author of western and adventure stories. Collection comprises personal and professional correspondence; diaries and journals; manuscripts of books, short stories, and non-fiction articles; tearsheets of stories, articles, and advice columns published under a variety of pseudonyms, Jim Smiley most frequently; research material; whole issues of magazines containing his stories or articles; and copies of his published books.
 
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K. Ross Toole Papers

Repository:University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:K. Ross (Kenneth Ross) Toole was a well-known historian of Montana and the American West. This collection largely contains correspondence, research materials and writings, and faculty materials from 1961, when he was named the A.B. Hammond Professor of Western History at the University of Montana in Missoula, to his death in 1981.

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