Ralph Maughan Papers, 1971-1980

Overview of the Collection

Maughan, Ralph
Ralph Maughan Papers
1971-1980 (inclusive)
0.33 cubic feet, (1 box)  :   ; 
Collection Number
MG 437
Ralph Maughan was a political science professor at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho a conservationists in eastern Idaho. This 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.

This 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

Ralph Maughan was the associate professor of political science specializing in natural resource policy at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho and one of the longest active conservationists in eastern Idaho. Maughan served as the vice president and Wilderness Chairman for the Idaho Environmental Council, chairman of the Northern Rockies Chapter of the Sierra Club, and was part of the River of No Return Wilderness Council.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Ralph Maughan papers span the years 1971-1980. Included in the papers are correspondence relating to environmental issues and environmental impact statements.

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

Ralph Maughan Papers, MG 437, 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 1989 accession.

Preservation Note

Custodial History

The papers of Ralph Maughan were in the possession of Ralph Maughan until they were transferred to the possession of Dennis Baird until time of donation.

Acquisition Information

The papers of Ralph Maughan were donated to the University of Idaho Library by Ralph Maughan in October 1989 (MA 1989-42).

Processing Note

This collection was processed using the Basic processing method. Some materials were refoldered.

Related Materials

Sierra Club – Northern Rockies Chapter records MG 86, Idaho Environmental Council records MG 438, River of No Return Wilderness Council records MG 452

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

InventoryReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Correspondence concerning Environmental Issues

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Personal Names

  • Maughan, Ralph--Archives