Robert Marshall papers, 1908-1939.
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U.S. National Park Service has managed the Morristown National Historical Park since 1933. From the description of Morristown National Historical Park resource management records, 1933-1994 (bulk 1938-1970). (Morristown National History Park). WorldCat record id: 71014733 The National Park Service is the U.S. federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. It was created...
Cooper was born on August 25, 1884 in Detroit, Michigan. He attended Detroit public schools and graduated in 1906 from Alma College. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1911. In 1915 Cooper joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota. Cooper made several scientific trips to Glacier Bay Alaska between 1916 and 1966. He is considered to be the father of Glacier Bay National Park. Cooper retired from the University of Minnesota in 1951 and moved to Boulder, Colorado...
Forester and explorer; graduate of New York State College of Forestry, 1924. From the description of Papers, 1923-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155478351 Civil servant in the U.S. Forest Service. From the description of Papers, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155524092 Wilderness advocate and forester Robert Marshall was born in New York Jan. 2, 1901. Graduating from the College of Forestry at Syracuse University in 1924, he went on to earn a...
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 ...
American soldier with the 9th Army, 94th Infantry Division, 390th Field Artillery Battalion. From the description of Papers, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155453578 ...
George Marshall, born in 1904, was the son of Louis Marshall, noted constitutional lawyer and co-founder of the American Jewish Committee, and Florence Lowenstein. He was raised in Manhattan with his sister, Ruth, and brothers, James and Robert. Marshall attended the Ethnical Culture School, continued his education at Columbia University and the Brookings Institution, where he received his PhD in economics. From 1934 to 1937, Marshall worked as an economist for the National Recovery Administrati...
The evolution of the USDA Forest Service is rooted in the General Provision Act of l89l in which Congress authorized the President to designate particular areas of the forested public domain to be set aside as "reserves" for future use. The number and size of these reserves increased notably in l897 when the President was authorized to establish reserves in order to protect watersheds, to preserve timber, and to provide lumber for local use. There was no provision for management or...
United States bureau with responsibility for Indian relations. From the description of Letter, 1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699812 Develops and implements, in cooperation with tribal governments, Native American organizations, other federal agencies, state & local governments, and other interested groups, economic, social, educational, and other programs for the benefit and advancement of Indian and Alaska native people. Established in 1824 within the War Dept...
Lawyer and U.S. secretary of the interior. From the description of Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969 (bulk 1933-1951). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980130 Harold Ickes (1874-1952) was a United States administrator and politician. He served as Secretary of the Interior for 13 years, from 1933 to 1946, the longest tenure of anyone to hold the office, and afterwards he became a syndicated columnist writing on political topics. From the guide to the Harold Ickes ...
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...
The Wilderness Society was formed in 1935 by a group of people concerned with preserving America's wilderness areas. Its mission is to "Deliver to future generations an unspoiled legacy of wild places with all the precious values they hold: Biological diversity, clean air and water, towering forests, rushing rivers, and sage-sweet, silent deserts." It accomplishes this mission through "Scientific expertise, analysis and bold advocacy at the highest levels to save, protect and restore America's w...
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, ...
Leopold was born in Burlington, Iowa and received a Master of Forestry degree from Yale University. In 1909 he joined the U.S. Forest Service and from 1914-1924 he supervised national forests in Arizona and New Mexico. He established the first wilderness area in the Gila National Forest, New Mexico and was a founder of The Wilderness Society. In 1933, he accepted the chair of Game Management at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he taught until his death on April 21, 1948. F...