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Manuscripts by Subject - Science / Nature - #10666

Title: North Dakota Natural Science Society

Date: 1966-1995

Collection Number: Mss 10666

Quantity: 2.25 linear feet

Abstract: Includes articles of incorporation, by-laws, executive committee minutes, annual meeting minutes, president's correspondence, general correspondence, membership information, newsletters, brochures, financial records, and audiotapes and transcripts associated with a tour conducted by Robert Levis, the second owner of the Cross Ranch.

Provenance: The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired the North Dakota Natural Science Society Records as a gift from Earle H. Campbell on August 15, 1984.  An additional two feet of material was donated by Paul Kannowski, former Secretary-Treasurer of the Society, in September 2010. In 2004 the Society was reorganized and became the Great Plains Natural Science Society.

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Box/Folder Inventory

Box 1:

 1.  Executive Committee Minutes and Correspondence                   1966-1994
 2.  Organizational Meeting Minutes                                                        1966
 3.  Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                      1967
 4.  Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                      1968
 5.  Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                      1969
 6.  Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                      1970
 7.  Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                      1971
 8.  Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                      1972
 9.  Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                      1973
10. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                      1974
11. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                      1975
12. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1976
13. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1977
14. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1978
15. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1979
16. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1980
17. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1982
18. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1983
19. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1984
20. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1985
21. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1986
22. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1987
23. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1988
24. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1989
25. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1990
26. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1991
27. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1992
28. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1993
29. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1994
30. Annual Meeting Minutes                                                                       1995
31. List of Officers                                                                                         1967-1994
32. Prairie Naturalist Assistant Editor                                                       1986-1990
33. Articles of Incorporation                                                                         1984-1985
34. By-laws                                                                                        1989-1992
35. Membership List                                                                                     1967
36. Membership List                                                                                      1968
37. Membership List                                                                                      1969
38. Membership List                                                                                      1970
39. Membership List                                                                                      1971
40. Membership List                                                                                      1972
41. Membership List                                                                                      1973
42. Membership List                                                                                      1974
43. Membership List                                                                                      1975
44. Membership List                                                                                      1976
45. Membership List                                                                                      1977
46. Membership List                                                                                      1978
47. Membership List                                                                                      1979
48. Membership List                                                                                      1980
49. Membership List                                                                                      1981
50. Membership List                                                                                      1982
51. Membership List                                                                                      1983
51. Membership List                                                                                      1984
52. Membership List                                                                                      1985
53. Membership List                                                                                      1986
54. Membership List                                                                                      1987
55. Membership List                                                                                      1988
56. Membership List                                                                                      1989
57. Membership List                                                                                      1990
58. Membership List                                                                                      1991
59. Membership List                                                                                      1992
60. Membership List                                                                                      1993
61. Membership List                                                                                      1994
62. Membership List                                                                                      1995

Box 2:

 1.  President’s Correspondence                                        1968-1969                           
 2.  President’s Correspondence                                        1970-1971                           
 3.  President’s Correspondence                                        1977-1978                           
 4.  President’s Correspondence                                        1979-1980                           
 5.  President’s Correspondence                                        1980-1981                           
 6.  President’s Correspondence                                        1982-1983                           
 7.  President’s Correspondence                                        1983-1984                           
 8.  President’s Correspondence                                        1968-1969                           
 9.  President’s Correspondence                                        1984-1985                           
10. President’s Correspondence                                        1985-1986                           
11. President’s Correspondence                                        1968-1969                           
12. President’s Correspondence                                        1986-1987                           
13. President’s Correspondence                                        1987-1988                           
14. President’s Correspondence                                        1968-1969                           
15. President’s Correspondence                                        1988-1989                           
16. President’s Correspondence                                        1989-1990                           
17. President’s Correspondence                                        1990-1991                           
18. President’s Correspondence                                        1991-1992                           
19. President’s Correspondence                                        1992-1993                           
20. President’s Correspondence                                        1993-1994                           
21. President’s Correspondence                                        1994-1995
22. State/Federal Officials’ Correspondence                    1972-1991
23. Correspondence Misc.                                                    1967-1995
24. Natural Areas Committee Incoming Correspondence   1968-1980
25. Natural Areas Committee Outgoing Correspondence    1969-1979
26. Natural Areas Committee Membership Correspondence                 1972-1977
27. Natural Areas Legislation Correspondence                                           1967-1973
28. Newsletter Editor Correspondence                                                          1984-1992
29. Natural Areas Committee Reports                                                           1967-1969
30. Natural Areas Committee News Releases                                             1971-1977
31. Newsletter                                                                                                      1967-1980
32. Brochures, Prairie Naturalist and membership                                      n.d.
33. Billing Forms                                                                                                  n.d.
34. Treasurer’s Records                                                                    1966-1982
35. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1980
36. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1981                                      
37. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1982
38. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1983
39. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1984
40. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1985
41. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1986
42. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1987
43. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1988
44. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1989
45. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1990
46. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1991
47. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1992
48. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1993
49. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1994
50. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1995
51. Treasurer’s Report                                                                                      1996
52. Tax Exempt Status                                                                                       1985
53. Federal Tax Returns                                                                                    1985
54. Federal Tax Returns                                                                                    1986
55. Federal Tax Returns                                                                                    1987
56. Federal Tax Returns                                                                                    1988
57. Federal Tax Returns                                                                                    1989
58. Federal Tax Returns                                                                                    1990

Box 3:
Audio cassettes (5) and transcripts of a ND Natural Science Society tour of Cross Ranch September 8, 1979 led by Bob Levis. He talks about Knife River flint, turtle effigies, Mandan villages, glacial erratic, beaver dams, the origin of the name Cross Ranch, efforts to get the land designated as a state park, the Nature Conservancy, and natural and geologic features.

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