Papers, 1925-1964.


Papers, 1925-1964.

Papers of a pioneer Wisconsin conservationist who was a member of the state Conservation Commission (1939-1951; chairman, 1941-1944) and who served as an officer of the Izaak Walton League. The papers consist largely of material collected during service on the Conservation Commission.

5.0 c.f. (13 archives boxes) and1 tape recording.

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Citizens National Resources Association of Wisconsin. (corporateBody)

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Wisconsin. State Conservation Commission (corporateBody)

A State Conservation Commission was first established by Chapter 644, Laws of 1911, as an uncompensated advisory body. The functions of the Board of Forestry (WIHV95-A528), the Fish and Game Warden, the State Park Board (WIHV95-A527), and the Commissioners of Fisheries (WIHV87-A1630) were consolidated and vested in a new State Conservation Commission under Chapter 406, Laws of 1915. Initially, the full-time commissioners exercised responsibility both for policy-making and for the administration ...

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Scott, Walter Edwin, 1911- (person)

Izaak Walton League of America. Wisconsin Division. (corporateBody)