Quetico-Superior Councilrecords. 1906-1967.

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Quetico-Superior Council records., 1906-1967.

Quetico-Superior Councilrecords. 1906-1967.

Correspondence, scrapbooks, publications, memoranda,reports, speeches, financial records, and other materials (mainly for 1927-1950)documenting an organization established in 1928 to work for the preservation ofwilderness values in the Rainy Lake and Pigeon River watersheds of northernMinnesota and Ontario. Some of this area is now part of the Superior National Forestand Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Minnesota and Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario.

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Minnesota. Department of Conservation

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Napoleon Noel Nadeau was born December 25, 1889 in Marinette, Wisconsin. Following his graduation from Marinette High School, he attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison for three years where he studied and worked as a photographer. He was then employed by the Hibbard Studio in Minneapolis for seven years before opening his own photographic studio. In 1932, Nadeau was hired as department photographer for the Conservation Department and charged with both documenting the work o...

Oberholtzer, Ernest C. (Ernest Carl), 1884-1977

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Oberholtzer was well known as an explorer, conservationist and writer. In 1912 he settled in the Rainy Lake area of northern Minnesota. He often traveled the area with Indian companions, particularly Billy Magee, and was a friend of the Indians as well as teller of their stories and legends. He is best known for his ceaseless role in preserving the Quetico-Superior wilderness. He was instrumental in the founding of the Friends of the Wilderness Society. He worked for the establishment of the Bou...

United States. President's Quetico-Superior Committee.

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The committee has its origins in the 1909 establishment of the Quetico Provincial Park by the Dominion of Canada, accomplished in order to protect the Canadian side of the unique Rainy Lake region from poaching and other environmental depredations. Shortly after that, the U.S. reciprocated when President Theodore Roosevelt established the adjacent Superior National Forest. The joint preserves gave the entire watershed its present name, the Quetico-Superior country. Propo...

Minnesota Power & Light Company

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Hubachek, F. B. (Frank Brookes), 1894-

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Shipstead, Henrik, 1881-1960

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U. S. Senator from Minnesota. From the description of Speech and article of Henrik Shipstead [manuscript], 1932. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647959046 ...

Quetico Foundation

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Kelly, Charles A., 1932-.

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Izaak Walton League of America

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The Izaak Walton League was founded in 1922 by sportsmen concerned over the declining wildlife populations. Named after the 17th century British naturalist, the League is devoted to protecting the resources of the natural environment for the use and benefit of both people and wildlife. As one of the earliest conservation organizations, the League set an aggressive course to defend wild America by changing public policy. From the description of Izaak Walton League records, 1902-1996, ...

Quetico-Superior Foundation

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Joint Quetico-Superior Advisory Committee.

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Wilson, Chester S. (Chester Sawyer), 1886-1983.

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Chester Wilson served as Minnesota's Commissioner of Conservation (1943-1955), as chairman of the Minnesota Water Pollution Control Commission (1945-1952), as president of the International Association of Game, Fish, and Conservation Commissioners (1953), and as a member of the United States Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Commission (1958-1962). While serving in these positions Wilson was instrumental in the enactment of several important pieces of environmental legislation and served as le...

Olson, Sigurd F., 1899-1982

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Olson is past president of the National Parks Association and the Wilderness Society and author of many books on wilderness areas and the environment. From the description of Oral history interview with Sigurd F. Olson, 1976 May 27. (Minnesota Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 45441498 1899 Born April 4 in Chicago, Illinois, the second son of Lawrence J. Olson, a Baptist minister, and Ida ...

Chase, Josiah Hook.

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Kelly, Charles Scott, 1899-1987.

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Quetico-Superior Council.

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Stassen, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1907-2001

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Lawyer; governor. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Edward Stassen : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513413 American politician. From the description of Letter, 1945 April 30, San Francisco, to Helen M. Taft, Mendon, Mass. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953452 Stassen was born in Minnesota in 1907. His political career began in 1930 when he was elected as Dakota County at...

Tyng, Sewell T. (Sewell Tappan), 1895-1946

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Backus, Edward Wellington, 1860-1934

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Minnesota and Ontario Paper Company

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Ontario. Fisheries Branch

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International Joint Commission

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Winston, Frederick S., 1892-1964.

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Clement, Paul, 1892-1984.

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Arrowhead Regional Development Commission

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Magie, Bill, 1902-

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