Potomac Area Council American Youth Hostels records, 1943-2005, bulk 1946-2005.

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Messersmith, Donald Howard, 1928-. Potomac Area Council American Youth Hostels records, 1943-2005, bulk 1946-2005.

Potomac Area Council American Youth Hostels records, 1943-2005, bulk 1946-2005.

Collection includes correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, scrapbooks, audiotapes, and cloth materials, 1943-2005. The collection covers the history of the Potomac Area Council of American Youth Hostels, especially the activities of its former Executive Director and board president, Don Messersmith, who gathered much of the material for the celebration of the organization's fiftieth anniversary.

2.25 linear feet.

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Potomac Area Council American Youth Hostels.

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American Youth Hostels, inc.

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Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980

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Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. From the description of William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980 (bulk 1923-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068743 William O. Douglas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. His nearly thirty-seven year tenure as a Supreme Court justice was the longest in the history of the court. From the guide to ...

International Youth Hostel Federation

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Messersmith, Donald Howard, 1928-

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The Potomac Area Council American Youth Hostels (PAC-AYH) is an organization that promotes outdoor recreational activities, including bicycling, hiking, and bird-watching, and runs three youth hostels in Washington, Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, and Baltimore. It is affiliated with Hostelling International and Hostelling International USA (formerly American Youth Hostels (AYH)). Justin Cline founded the Potomac Area Council in 1943 as an offshoot of the international hostelling movement. In the...