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Guide to The Wilderness Society - Idaho Regional Office Records1967-2004

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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 Laura Guedes 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: The Wilderness Society - Idaho Regional Office
Title: The Wilderness Society - Idaho Regional Office Records
Dates: 1967-2004
Dates: 1972-1979
Quantity: 6 cubic feet6 boxes and 3 oversize maps
Abstract:The Wilderness Society - Idaho Regional Office is concerned with wilderness protection in Idaho. This collection contains organization records.
Identification: MG 448
Language: This collection is in English

Box 1 includes materials from accessions MA 1994-23 and MA 1996-07. These materials are organized by year, except for the Idaho Centennial Trail, which is identified as such and accession MA 1994-23, one folder. Reports are arranged at the rear of the box. Boxes 2 to 6 include materials from accession MA 1989-44. These materials are unfoldered and the original order was maintained. The materials in these boxes seem to be grouped by areas or projects. A rough description of the content is provided in the inventory of the boxes. Note that this description is neither exhaustive nor exclusive. There might exist other subjects and projects inside each box as well as more of the same in different boxes.

The records of The Wilderness Society-Idaho Regional Office span approximately from 1967 to 2004. The bulk of the material covers the years 1972 to 1979 and was produced in response to the U.S. Forest Service Roadless Area Review and Evaluation plans, RARE (1972) and RARE II (1977). Included in the records are correspondence, maps, reports, transcriptions of testimonies, hearings, inventory of roadless areas, mailing lists, and news clippings dealing with conservation issues in Idaho.


Historical Note

The Idaho Regional Office of The Wilderness Society (TWS) focuses on programs specific to Idaho concerned with the wilderness protection.


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.

The Wilderness Society
Idaho Regional Office
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 records of The Wilderness Society - Idaho Regional Office were in the possession of the Idaho Regional Office members in Boise until time of donation.

The Wilderness Society - Idaho Regional Office Records, MG 448, Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho Library, Moscow, Idaho

The records of The Wilderness Society-Idaho Regional Office were donated to the University of Idaho Library by the Idaho Regional Office members in October 1989 (MA 1989-44), August 1994 (MA 1994-23), and June 1996 (MA 1996-07).

This collection was processed using the Basic processing method. The collection was reduced by 1.5 cubic feet.


Separated Material

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


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