Charles K. Dayton papers, 1922-1979.


Charles K. Dayton papers, 1922-1979.

Correspondence, legal documents, reports, printed matter, and background materials documenting Minnesota environmental lawyer Dayton's work (1971-1979) as legal representative for the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group and the North Star Chapter of the Sierra Club, which were involved in litigation to halt logging operations in the wilderness sections of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

8.0 cu. ft. (19 boxes).


SNAC Resource ID: 7314024

Minnesota Historical Society Library

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