Harold C. Jordahl Jr. papers, 1945-2008 (bulk 1950-1998).


Jordahl, Harold C., 1926-. Harold C. Jordahl Jr. papers, 1945-2008 (bulk 1950-1998).

Harold C. Jordahl Jr. papers, 1945-2008 (bulk 1950-1998).

Papers, mainly 1950-1998, of Harold C. Jordahl Jr., a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor, government official, and wilderness preservation advocate. Includes correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, reports, maps, and subject files about the creation of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, and the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway. Additional files document work as regional representative for the Department of Interior (1963-1967), and associations with Senator Gaylord Nelson, government officials, and environmentalists in Minnesota and Wisconsin such as Martin Hanson, Gerry Thomssen (of Save Our St. Croix) and Joe Mills (of the Isaac Walton League). Additional papers were created as a product of his writing and the research of his students. The photographs are scenic views along the St. Croix and Namekagon rivers during the 1960s, the bill signing and groundbreaking ceremonies for the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, and other events in which Jordahl participated.

20.0 c.f. (15 record center cartons, 3 archives boxes, and 2 flat boxes),52 photographs,4 transparencies, and47 negatives (0.2 c.f.)

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