MECC records, 1927-1974.


MECC records, 1927-1974.

Correspondence, clippings, and newsletters of an organization formed in 1940 to advocate and lobby for better conservation of Minnesota's wildlife, natural resources, and environment. It was represented by Charles Lilley Horn, president and sole source of funding, and Olin Leonard Kaupanger, secretary.

14.0 cu. ft. (34 boxes).


SNAC Resource ID: 6741188

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