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Guide to the Doris Milner Papers 1963-1980

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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: Milner, Doris
Title: Doris Milner Papers
Dates: 1963-1980
Quantity: 1.33 cubic feet2 boxes
Abstract:Doris Milner was a volunteer wilderness advocate from western Montana. The collection contains her personal papers.
Identification: MG 442
Language: The collection is in English

The original order was retained with all of the materials from the 1989 accession.

The Doris Milner papers span the years 1963-1980. Included in the papers are articles, correspondence, photographs, and reports related to the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, Selway River and Magruder Corridor.


Biographical Note

Doris Milner (February 18, 1920 – December 28, 2007) was a volunteer wilderness advocate from western Montana who was particularly concerned with the preservation of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, the Selway River, and particularly the Magruder Corridor area. She was a life-long member of the Montana Wilderness Association and also served as its president. She was successful in her efforts at preserving all of the Selway Wilderness and getting the Magruder Corridor added to the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in 1980. She was also active in the struggle to set aside the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho in 1980. She was named one of ten Citizen Conservationists of the Year in 1978 by the American Motors Corporation.


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.

Milner, Doris--Archives
Environmental Activism
Montana

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 Doris Milner were in the possession of Doris Milner until time of donation.

Doris Milner Papers, MG 442, Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho Library, Moscow, Idaho

The papers of Doris Milner were donated to the University of Idaho Library by Doris Milner in October 1989 (MA 1989-45).

This collection was processed using the Basic processing method. Some materials were refoldered. The collection was reduced by 1.66 cubic feet.


Related Material

Gerald A. Jayne papers MG 443, Morton R. Brigham papers MG 450, William P. Cunningham papers MG 451


Separated Material

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


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