George Bird Grinnell papers, 1859-1939 (inclusive), 1886-1929 (bulk).

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George Bird Grinnell papers, 1859-1939 (inclusive), 1886-1929 (bulk).

The papers, which consist of letterbooks, correspondence, and subject files, including photographs and writings, document George Bird Grinnell's leading role in the American conservation movement. The material focuses on Grinnell's adult life (1886-1938) and details his work as editor of Forest and Stream magazine, authority on American Indians of the West, and active participant in the National Audubon Society, the Boone and Crockett Club, the American Game Protective and Propagation Association, and the National Parks Association.

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Yale University Library

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