Conservation printed matter from Minnesota organizations, 1921-1981.


Conservation printed matter from Minnesota organizations, 1921-1981.

Pamphlets, brochures, newsletters, reports, minutes, press releases, fund raising and lobbying literature, ephemera, and other printed matter issued by more than 100 Minnesota-based conservation and environmental organizations, including local branches of national and regional associations.

3.0 cu. ft. (3 boxes).


SNAC Resource ID: 6774736

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