Gary Smith Papers 1960-1984


Gary Smith Papers 1960-1984

The main emphasis of the Smith papers concerns environmental issues. Significant blocks of material cover environmental politics, the National Parks of Utah, especially Canyonlands, and the Sawtooth National Primitive area in Idaho.

80 boxes; 40 linear feet



SNAC Resource ID: 6623923

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Andrus, Cecil D., 1931- (person)

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