John Seiberling papers, 1932-1984 1977-1980.


John Seiberling papers, 1932-1984 1977-1980.

Materials in this collection were generated while Seiberling served on the Committee of Interior and Insular Affairs, United States House of Representatives. Files concern the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and the resulting designation, use, and protection of d-2 lands by the Alaska National Interest Land Conservation Act. Some of the areas under consideration were the Tongass National Forest, the Chugach National Forest, and Admiralty Island. Materials also document public land issues of the lower states, such as RARE II studies, grazing rights, timber harvests and oil, gas, and mineral development. There is also material concerning disputes with James Watt, Secretary of the Interior.

29 linear ft. (27 boxes, 1 oversize box, 2 oversize folders, 1 envelope)

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