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Guide to the Nelle Tobias Papers 1972-1989

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Funding for processing this collection was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

University of Idaho Library
850 Rayburn St.
P.O. Box 442351
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2351
(208) 885-7951
http://www.lib.uidaho.edu/special-collections/

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Profile Description

Creation: Finding aid encoded by Lee Steiner 2009
Language: Finding aid written in English.

Repository: University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives850 Rayburn St. P.O. Box 442351 Moscow, Idaho 83844-2351 (208) 885-7951 http://www.lib.uidaho.edu/special-collections/
Creator: Tobias, Nelle
Title: Nelle Tobias Papers
Dates: 1972-1989
Quantity: 2.25 cubic feet3 boxes
Abstract:Nelle Tobias was a pioneer environmentalist from McCall, Idaho. The collection contains her personal papers.
Identification: MG 439
Language: This collection is in English

The original order was retained with all of the materials from the 1991 accession.

The Nelle Tobias papers span the years 1972-1989. Included in the papers are correspondence and reports on conservation and environmental concerns.


Biographical Note

Nelle Tobias (May 11, 1906 – April 30, 2005) was a pioneer environmentalist from McCall, Idaho who played a major role in conservation efforts in Idaho for over fifty years. She graduated from the College of Idaho in 1928 and served as a landscape architect for ten years with the National Park Service before opening Edgewater Cabins on the Payette River in McCall. She was a founding member of the Idaho Conservation League and was involved in nearly every preservation effort in Idaho including the 1964 Wilderness Act and the preservation of Hells Canyon and the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.


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.

Tobias, Nelle--Archives
Environmental Activism
Idaho

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.

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with Copyright Laws (17 U.S.C.) and any other applicable statutes.


Administrative Information

The papers of Nelle Tobias were in the possession of Nelle Tobias until time of donation.

Nelle Tobias Papers, MG 439, Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho Library, Moscow, Idaho

The papers of Nelle Tobias were donated to the University of Idaho Library by Nelle Tobias in May 1991 (MA 1991-36).

This collection was processed using the Basic processing method. Some materials were refoldered. The collection was reduced by 4.75 cubic feet.


Related Material

Idaho Conservation League records MG 431


Separated Material

Publications were removed and placed into a separate manuscript group Conservation Reports and Publications (MG 449).


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