Edgar F. Averill papers , 1934-1939

Overview of the Collection

Averill, Edgar F., 1881-
Edgar F. Averill papers
1934-1939 (inclusive)
0.5 linear feet, (1 container)
Collection Number
Ax 188
Edgar F. Averill was president of the Oregon Wildlife Federation. The collection comprises correspondence relating to the conservation of natural resources in Oregon from 1934 to 1939.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 5413463068
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Edgar F. Averill was born in 1881. He served as president of the Oregon Wildlife Federation in the 1930s.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection comprises approximately 300 letters, dated from 1934 to 1939. The correspondence concerns the business of the Oregon Wildlife Federation, a proposal to reorganize the Oregon State Game Commission, plans of the Oregon Stream Purification League, and the regulation of fishing on the Umpqua River. There is also a file of correspondence with William L. Finley, 1937-1939.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Conservation of natural resources--Oregon
  • Fishery law and legislation--Oregon--Umpqua River

Personal Names

  • Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Corporate Names

  • Oregon Stream Purification League
  • Oregon Wildlife Federation
  • Oregon. State Game Commission

Form or Genre Terms

  • Correspondence