Records, 1925-1979.


Izaak Walton League of America. Wyoming Division. Records, 1925-1979.

Records, 1925-1979.

Collection contains the records of the Wyoming Division of the Izaak Walton League from 1925-1979 and documents its activities in the preservation of natural resources and wildlife conservation. The collection includes minutes and proceedings for annual conventions (1925-1979); constitution and by-laws; board of director's minutes of meetings (1926,1942-1979); membership lists; miscellaneous financial materials; reports, minutes and correspondence for the various committees of the League (1935-1979); and director's correspondence, much of it with government and national League officials (1931-1979). Collection also includes extensive subject files dealing with land use and grazing policies, fencing on public lands, national parks, national League conventions, the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, the Wyoming Outdoor Council, and the Wyoming Department of Game and Fish (1943-1979). Collection also contains 2 scrapbooks; speeches by League officers (1962-1970); miscellaneous promotional posters; miscellaneous photographs of a field trip near Lamont, Wyoming (1971); newspaper clippings, news releases, brochures and newsletters, including editions of "Wyoming Waltonian"; and materials relating to the Cheyenne (1953-1972), Casper and Travelle (Laramie), Wyoming chapters (1955-1975).

59.08 cubic ft. (96 boxes)

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