Floyd Frank Papers, 1971-1977

Overview of the Collection

Frank, Floyd W., 1922-2001
Floyd Frank Papers
1971-1977 (inclusive)
1 cubic feet
Collection Number
MG 097
Correspondence, legislation, reports, minutes of meetings, newspaper clippings and other publications dating from Frank's tenure as member and chairman of the National Advisory Board on Wild-Free Roaming Horses and Burros.
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

Collection is open for research.

Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The wild horse papers of Floyd Frank span the years 1971 to 1977, with the bulk of the material covering the years 1972 to 1976.

The papers include correspondence, copies of legislation, reports, minutes of meetings of the board, newspaper clippings and other publications dealing with the management of wild horses.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

The National Advisory Board on Wild-Free Roaming Horses and Burros was authorized by Public Law 92-195, The Wild Horse and Burro Protection Act, passed on December 15, 1971. The board was to consist of nine members having specialized knowledge in the protection of horses and burros, the management of wildlife, animal husbandry and/or resource management. Appointments were made jointly by the Secretaries of Agriculture and Interior for a term of one year. Members could be reappointed to serve a maximum of ten years. The function of the board was to advise, consult with, and make recommendations to the secretaries on matters relating to wild horses and burros.

Dr. Floyd Frank was appointed to the board when it was organized in 1972 and served thru 1976; in 1975 he was elected chairman of the advisory board.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Description of Item], Frank Floyd papers, MG 097, Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho Library, Moscow, Idaho.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

National Advisory Board on Wild-Free Roaming Horses and BurrosReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1-4
1 5-6
Wild Horse and Burro Act
1 7-15
123 items
1 16-21
Wild Horse Legislation & Miscellaneous
62 items
1 22
66 items
Box object
1 26
26: Portrait with Floyd Frank
.1 cubic feet
Portrait of Duane Brnt, Dick Armacost, Lawrence Boyd, and Floyd. W. Frank undated.
1 23
Resolutions of Other Organizations
5 items
1 24
Miscellaneous Publications
14 items
1 25
Travel Vouchers
12 items

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Agriculture
  • Horses
  • National Wild Horse and Burro Program (U.S.)
  • Wild burros
  • Wild horses