Outdoor Writers Association of America

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A nonprofit organizations representing a diverse group of professional communicators dedicated to sharing the outdoor experience.

From the description of Outdoor Writers Association of America records, 1941-1994 1946-1968. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 29459880

The Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) was formed April 9th, 1927 at the fifth annual convention of the Isaac Walton League of America by journalists Morris Ackerman, Peter P. Carney, Cal Johnson, Buell A. Patterson, Jack Miner and Mrs. Hal Kane. OWAA is a nonprofit, international organization that represents a diverse group of professional communicators dedicated to sharing the outdoor experience. They inform the public about outdoor activities, issues and the responsible use of our natural resources. The OWAA national headquarters is located in Missoula, Montana. J. Hammond Brown, outdoor editor of the Baltimore News-Post, began the organization’s newsletter in April 1940.

From the guide to the Outdoor Writers Association of America Newletters, 1940-2005, (University of Montana--Missoula Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Carhart, Arthur Hawthorne, b. 1892. Arthur Carhart papers, 1892-1979. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Minnesota. Office of Tourism. Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) convention file, 1967-1973. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Richard E. Riis papers., 1903-2002 (bulk 1961-1983). Minnesota Historical Society
creatorOf Earl, Larry W. Larry W. Earl papers, 1975-1997. University of Idaho Library
referencedIn Riis, Richard E. Richard E. Riis papers, 1903-2002 (bulk 1961-1983). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Outdoor Writers Association of America. Outdoor Writers Association of America records, 1941-1994 1946-1968. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Edward Marx Franey papers., 1940-1986 (bulk 1950-1970). Minnesota Historical Society
referencedIn Vaill, Charles B. H. Charles B.H. Vaill writings and personal papers, 1919-1947. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Outdoor Writers Association of America Newletters, 1940-2005 University of Montana--Missoula Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Franey, Edward Marx, 1899-1988. Edward Marx Franey papers, 1940-1986 (bulk 1950-1970). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
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correspondedWith Brown, J. Hammond person
associatedWith Carhart, Arthur Hawthorne, b. 1892. person
associatedWith Earl, Larry W. person
associatedWith Franey, Edward Marx, 1899-1988. person
correspondedWith Marter, E. Budd, III person
associatedWith Minnesota. Office of Tourism. corporateBody
associatedWith Riis, Richard E. person
associatedWith Riis, Richard E. person
associatedWith Vaill, Charles B. H. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
Montana
Environmental Activism
Outdoor writers--Societies, etc
Missoula
Fisheries and Wildlife
Outdoor writers
Outdoor Life (Periodical)
Occupation
Activity

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Active 1994

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