Washington State Sportsmen's Council records, 1934-1977  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Washington State Sportsmen's Council
Title
Washington State Sportsmen's Council records
Dates
1934-1977 (inclusive)
Quantity
26.08 cubic feet
Collection Number
2580
Summary
Records of an organization for the protection and propagation of wildlife and promote sportsmanlike methods in hunting and fishing,
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections.

Material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Washington State Sportsmen's Council was founded in 1934. Its objectives are to protect and propagate wildlife, procure enactment of protective legislation, create and foster appropriate public sentiment, promote sportsmanlike methods in hunting and fishing, cooperate with like associations and agencies, keep politics out of Fish and Game Departments, foster education of youth in matters of conservation and good sportsmanship.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Records of the council.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2580-001: Washington State Sportsmen's Council records, 1934-1975Return to Top

17 cubic feet (17 boxes)

Scope and Content: Minutes, resolutions, correspondence, and reference files.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Howard Nelson, 5/17/1975.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1-2 2580-001
Minutes and resolutions
1934-1971
3 2580-001
Mintzer, Fred and Holland, Roy A. files
1953-1961
4-8 2580-001
Holland, Roy A. files
1958-1963
9 2580-001
Whitmore, Floyd files
1961-1965
10 2580-001
Whitmore, Floyd and McLeod, Kenneth (Acting Secretary)
1964-1965
11 2580-001
Whitmore, Floyd and Nelson, Howard files
12-14 2580-001
Nelson, Howard files
1965-1975
15-17 2580-001
Hells Canyon Controversy reference files

Accession No. 2580-002: Washington State Sportsmen's Council records, June 1971-March 1972Return to Top

.08 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Minutes and resolutions.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by the Council, 9/8/1977.

Accession No. 2580-003: Washington State Sportsmen's Council records, 1943-1969 (bulk 1957-1965)Return to Top

5 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, subject files (including corespondence), financial records.

Files of secretary, Howard E. Nelson.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by the Council, 11/8/1977.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 2580-003
Correspondence
approximately 1930-1960
1 2580-003
Reports
approximately 1930-1960
1 2580-003
Notes
1 2580-003
Subject Series
approximately 1930-1960
2 2580-003
Correspondence
approximately 1930-1960
2 2580-003
Reports
approximately 1930-1960
3 2580-003
Correspondence
approximately 1960-1969
3 2580-003
Financial documents
approximately 1950-1969
4 2580-003
Correspondence
approximately 1950-1969
4 2580-003
Reports
approximately 1950-1969
4 2580-003
Financial documents
approximately 1950-1969
4 2580-003
Clippings
approximately 1950-1969
4 2580-003
Ephemera
approximately 1950-1969
4 2580-003
Subject series
approximately 1950-1969
5 2580-003
Correspondence
approximately 1960-1969
5 2580-003
Reports
approximately 1960-1969
5 2580-003
Clippings
approximately 1960-1969
5 2580-003
Subject series
approximately 1960-1969
5 2580-003
Miscellany
approximately 1960-1969

Accession No. 2580-004: Washington State Sportsmen's Council records, 1969-1975Return to Top

1 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Minutes, resolutions.

Records of quarterly meetings of the Council.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by the Council, 9/1/1980.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 2580-004
Correspondence
approximately 1970-1979
2 2580-004
Minutes
approximately 1970-1979
1 2580-004
Resolutions
approximately 1970-1979

Accession No. 2580-005: Washington State Sportsmen's Council records, 1963-1977Return to Top

3 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Minutes, 1963-1973, proceedings of quarterly meetings, 1975-1977, court papers 1967-1976.

Resolutions in favor of, and campaigns for, conservation of natural resources. Main issues in the accession are Indian fishing rights, dam building issues, particularly on the Columbia River; water-quality standards for interstate waters and water pollution control laws.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Myrel Smith, 3/9/1983.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 2580-005
Organizational features
1968-1975
1 2580-005
Minutes
1963-1973
1 2580-005
Proceedings of quarterly meetings
1975-1977
2 2580-005
Financial records
1934-1968
2-3 2580-005
Court papers
1967-1976
3 2580-005
Awards and scholarships
1967-1976
3 2580-005
Subject series
1968-1976
3 2580-005
Washington State Sportsmen's Council. Legislative Committee
1970-1975
3 2580-005
Columbia River Basin Fisheries Alliance
1975-1977

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Dams--Idaho
  • Environmental protection--Societies, etc
  • Environmental protection--Washington (State)
  • Fishery law and legislation--Washington (State)
  • Fishing--Idaho
  • Fishing--Oregon
  • Fishing--Washington (State)
  • Hunting and fishing clubs--Washington (State)
  • Hunting--Washington (State)
  • Indians of North America--Fishing--Law and legislation
  • National parks and reserves--Idaho
  • National parks and reserves--Oregon
  • Nature conservation--Societies, etc
  • Nature conservation--Washington (State)
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Recreation areas--Idaho
  • Recreation areas--Oregon
  • Water quality--Measurement
  • Water--Pollution--Law and legislation
  • Wildlife conservation--Idaho
  • Wildlife conservation--Oregon
  • Wildlife conservation--Washington (State)

Corporate Names

  • Washington State Sportsmen's Council--Archives

Geographical Names

  • Hells Canyon National Recreation Area (Or

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Bunker, Frank (creator)
    • Johnson, Lowell S (creator)
    • Nelson, Howard E (creator)
    • Nelson, Howard E (creator)
    • Olwell, Lee (creator)
    • Pettie, Robert G.,  -1975?
    • Stevenson, A. W (creator)