Hornocker Wildlife Institute - Selway River Survey Records, 1890-1998

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hornocker Wildlife Institute
Title
Hornocker Wildlife Institute - Selway River Survey Records
Dates
1890-1998 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 cubic feet, (2 boxes)  :   ; 
Collection Number
MG 440
Summary
The Hornocker Wildlife Institute was part of the University of Idaho but has merged with the Wildlife Conservation Society. The collection contains the Institute's records of their Selway River survey.
Repository
University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2350
Moscow, ID
83844-2350
Telephone: 2088850845
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 Library Special Collections and Archives.

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

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Hornocker Wildlife Institute was founded in 1985 by Dr. Maurice Hornocker who was the dean of the mountain lion research and the leader of the Idaho Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit at the University of Idaho. The Hornocker Wildlife Institute would conduct intensive long-term research projects on threatened and endangered species and sensitive ecological systems. They used to be part of the University of Idaho but have merged with the Wildlife Conservation Society and are now based out of the WCS offices in Bozeman, Montana.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Hornocker Wildlife Institute – Selway River Survey records span the years 1890-1998. Included in the records are reports, photographs, photo copies of primary source materials, and CDs containing digitized materials.

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

Hornocker Wildlife Institute - Selway River Survey Records, MG 440, Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho Library, Moscow, Idaho

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

The original order was retained with materials from the 1998 accession followed by materials from the 2000 accession.

Preservation Note

Custodial History

The records of the Hornocker Wildlife Institute – Selway River Survey were in the possession of Charles Swift until time of donation.

Acquisition Information

The records of the Hornocker Wildlife Institute – Selway River Survey were donated to the University of Idaho Library by Charles Swift in December 1998 (MA 1998-23), and June 2000 (MA 2000-25).

Processing Note

This collection was processed using the Basic processing method. Materials were left in the original envelopes.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

InventoryReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box
1
Running Creek Ranch - Wildlife Data - Homesteads
2
Bitterroot National Forest - Rivers and Streams - Selway Drainage

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Corporate Names

  • Hornocker Wildlife Institute