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Guide to the Gerald A. Jayne Papers 1969-1991

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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/

© 2009



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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: Jayne, Gerald A.
Title: Gerald A. Jayne Papers
Dates: 1969-1991
Quantity: 3 cubic feet3 boxes
Abstract:Gerald A. Jayne was a conservationist leader from Idaho Falls, Idaho. The collection contains his personal papers.
Identification: MG 443
Language: This collection is in English

The original order was retained with all of the materials from the 1989 accession being followed by the materials from the 1997 accession and the 2009 accession.

The Gerald A. Jayne papers span the years 1969-1991. Included in the papers are correspondence and data gathered relating to preserving Hells Canyon, environmental impact and land use plans for some of Idaho’s national forests, correspondence with Morton Brigham, and Idaho Primitive Areas (IPA) appeals for legislation, articles and general correspondence.


Biographical Note

Gerald A. Jayne was a computer programmer at the Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho and is considered to be one of the most famous conservation leaders in eastern Idaho. Jayne has been an active conservationist since the 1960s and was instrumental in many grassroots environmental causes. He was a founding member of the Hells Canyon Preservation Council and served in several leadership roles in the 1960s and 1970s. He was asked to work with Doris Milner, an officer in the Montana Wilderness Association, to set aside the headwaters of the Selway River. Jayne was a founding member of the Idaho Environmental Council and also served as its president and director for many years.


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.

Jayne, Gerald A. --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 Gerald A. Jayne were in the possession of Gerald Jayne until time of donation.

Gerald A. Jayne Papers, MG 443, Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho Library, Moscow, Idaho

The papers of Gerald A. Jayne were donated to the University of Idaho Library by Gerald Jayne in October 1989 (MA 1989-43), October 1997 (MA 1997-32), and October 2009 (MA 2009-41).

This collection was processed using the Basic processing method. Some materials were refoldered. The collection was reduced by 3.5 cubic feet.


Related Material

H. Tom Davis papers MG 435, Idaho Environmental Council records MG 438, Doris Milner papers MG 442, Morton R. Brigham papers MG 450


Separated Material

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


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