H. Tom Davis Papers, 1961-1978

Overview of the Collection

Davis, H. Tom
H. Tom Davis Papers
1961-1978 (inclusive)
2.25 cubic feet, (3 boxes)  :   ; 
Collection Number
MG 435
H. Tom Davis was an environmental engineer and an environmental activist in Idaho. The collection contains his personal papers.
University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2350
Moscow, ID
Telephone: 2088850845
Access Restrictions

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

The collection is in English
Funding for processing this collection was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

H. Tom Davis was an environmental engineer for the Idaho Water Resource Board and an environmental activist. He served as a board member of the Hells Canyon Preservation Council in the late 1960s, was the vice president of the Idaho Environmental Council and was the Boise director of the Greater Sawtooth Preservation Council in the 1970s.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The H. Tom Davis papers span the years 1961-1978. Included in the papers are articles, correspondence, photographs, and reports.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with Copyright Laws (17 U.S.C.) and any other applicable statutes.

Preferred Citation

H. Tom Davis Papers, MG 435, Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho Library, Moscow, Idaho

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


The original order was retained with all of the materials from the 1999 accession.

Preservation Note

Custodial History

The papers of H. Tom Davis were in the possession of H. Tom Davis until time of donation.

Acquisition Information

The papers of H. Tom Davis were donated to the University of Idaho Library by H. Tom Davis in January 1999 (MA 1999-01).

Processing Note

This collection was processed using the Basic processing method. Some materials were refoldered. The collection was reduced by 0.75 cubic feet.

Separated Materials

Publications were removed and placed into a separate manuscript group Conservation Reports and Publications (MG 449).

Related Materials

Idaho Environmental Council records MG 438, Gerald A. Jayne papers MG 443

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Inventory Return to Top

Container(s) Description
Correspondence - speeches - articles - issues
Water quality - energy - wilderness
Timber - Wild rivers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Personal Names

  • Davis, H. Tom--Archives