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Guide to the Floyd Frank Papers ; Frank (Floyd) Papers

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Guide to the Floyd Frank Papers 1971-1977

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


Overview of the Collection

Title: Papers
Creator: Floyd Frank
Dates: 1971-1977
Quantity: 1 c.f.
Abstract: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.
Identification: MG097
Language: English
Repository: University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives
Moscow, ID 83844-2351

Arrangement and Description

Although the order of the folders was rearranged during processing, the original folder headings and contents of each folder were retained.The correspondence contains incoming and outgoing letters, including many circular letters sent to commission members. All correspondence is in chronological order. The first folder of the "Wild Horse & Burro Act" contains copies of federal legislation, the second reports and environmental impact statements. The folders relating to the meetings of the commission include agendas, correspondence, minutes, statements made to the board by other interested organizations, and maps of tours taken by commission members to see wild horse and burro habitats. The "Legislation and Miscellaneous" folders include a 1971 masters thesis on wild horses by Steven W. Pellegrini, advisory board reports to congress, and legal documents concerning a law suit involving the state of New Mexico. The remaining material includes newspaper clippings and publications about wild horses.

Scope and Content

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.


Administrative/Biographical History

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.


Subjects

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Environmental Conditions
Government and Politics
Idaho

Frank, Floyd--Archives.

National Advisory Board for Wild-Free Roaming Horses and Burros

Donkeys -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Congresses
Horses -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Congresses
Wild burros -- Government policy -- United States
Wild horses -- Government policy -- United States

Administrative Information

Source

Dr. Floyd Frank, Dean of the University of Idaho College of Veterinary Medicine, donated the papers relating to his service on the National Advisory Board on Wild-Free Roaming Horses and Burros to the University Library in 1977.


Detailed Description of the Collection

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1/1-41/1-4Correspondence 1972-1977 222 items
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1/5-61/5-6Wild Horse and Burro Act 1959-1976 28 items
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1/7-151/7-15Meetings 1973-1976 123 items
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1/16-211/16-21Wild Horse Legislation & Miscellaneous 1971-1976 62 items
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1/221/22Publicity 1972-1976 66 items
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1/231/23Resolutions of Other Organizations 1974-1975 5 items
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1/241/24Miscellaneous Publications 1969-1976 14 items
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1/251/25Travel Vouchers 1973-1976 12 items

Profile Description

Creation: Encoded by ArchProteus2003
Language: Finding aid is in English

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