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10074 Louis B. Bishop
 Papers, ca. 1902-1920
Devil’s Lake, ND, Ramsey County, ND, Rolette County, ND, Turtle Mountains, ND
Notes, maps, and photographs concerning birds in the Turtle Mountain-Devils Lake region and a manuscript entitled, "Birds of the Turtle Mountain-Devils Lake Region." (.25ft.)

10075 Izaak Walton League of America. Mandan Chapter No. 30
Records, 1929-1934
Minutes, secretary-treasurer’s annual reports, constitution, membership reports, newspaper clippings. (.25ft)

10126 Holton A. Shaw
Papers, 1885-1909
Correspondence, catalogs, field notes, pamphlets, periodicals, price lists, publications, and subject files relating to Shaw's collection of natural history specimens, Indian artifacts, and minerals. (1ft)

10204 Alexander C. Burr
Papers, ca. 1930-1970
Correspondence, printed material, and subject files relating to professional activities. Dean of faculty and vice-president of Jamestown, ND College, organizer and first president of the North Dakota Society of Professional Engineers, research director of the North Dakota Research Foundation, and an elder in the Presbyterian Church, Jamestown, ND. (15ft/oversize)

10255 Izaak Walton League of America. Burleigh County Chapter
Records, 1928-1935
Minutes, correspondence, financial reports, receipts, and account book. (.25ft)

10316 Izaak Walton League. Missouri Slope Chapter
Records, 1943-1963
Bismarck, ND
Minutes, correspondence, rosters, scrapbooks, news releases, photographs, and printed material. (.5ft)

10341 Alfred A. Thompson
Papers, 1950-1977
Bismarck, ND
Correspondence, reports, programs, photographs, and newspaper clippings concerning the role of the Izaak Walton League in the creation of the General Sibley Park; records of the Missouri Slope Chapter of the Izaak Walton League, including minutes, rosters, newsletters, correspondence, reports, publications, news paper clippings, membership lists, meeting and committee files, and audio cassettes; and phonograph records of the Women's Committee of the Democratic Convention, 1950. (1.5ft)

10666 North Dakota Natural Science Society
Records, 1966-1995
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. (2.25ft)

10908 Harald N. Bliss
Papers, 1950-1964
150 audio cassettes accompany slides of North Dakota birds taken by Bliss, a North Dakota science teacher. Many tapes are identified and appear to be bird songs found within the various regions of North Dakota. Includes 38 letters, programs, and memorabilia relating to establishment of a statewide curriculum for primary and secondary teachers, a syllabus for the first science teacher workshop held in Grafton, a brochure from the Young Citizen’s League (1962), and materials and photographs used at a recognition dinner for Bliss. (3.5ft.)

10913 Willford Miller
Papers, 1975-1976, 1980
Photo slide collection taken by Miller of North Dakota scenes including prairie wildlife, trees, spring and summer wild flowers, hoofed mammals, gnawing mammals, and carnivores. (4ft)

11012 North Dakota Wildlife Federation
Records, 1953-2007
Set of the newsletter, Flickertails, scrapbooks, photographs, policies (legislative and NDWF), programs (poster contests, etc.), annual reports, Operation Hayride, surveys re: shooting animals in fenced areas, embezzlement cases, game farm baiting, correspondence with National Wildlife Federation, resolutions, PEW Charitable Trust grant files to preserve grass birds, news clippings on issues, Board minutes, general directories, lobbyist information, organizational mission statement. (12ft)

11185 Turtle Lake (ND) Cooperative Observers Meteorological Record
Volumes of daily observations, including temperature, precipitation, snow depth, wind direction, character of day, and monthly summaries. These records were created by A. T. Anderson, Turtle Lake, McLean County (ND). (6v)

11200 Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge Oral History
Interviews with current and former staff members of Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge centered on the built environment at Arrowwood, in particular the remaining WPA-era structures and any information about their uses, physical or functional changes, or any other information that would aid in the general documentation of the built environment at Arrowwood.  (.25ft)

11286 Theodore K. Nace
Consists of papers of Reverend Theodore K. Nace, member of the Land, Energy, Air and People (LEAP) committee (whose efforts led to the organization of the Dakota Resource Council in 1978), and founding member of the DRC. The papers include minutes, correspondence, by-laws, founding documents, annual meeting papers, news clippings, newsletters, and printed materials.

The Dakota Resource Council was formed in 1978 to protect North Dakota’s land, air, water, rural communities and agricultural economy. The DRC is currently working for preservation of family farms, enforcement of corporate farming laws, soil and water conservation, regulation of coal mining and oil and gas development, protection of groundwater and clean air, renewable energy, and sound management of solid and toxic wastes. (.75 ft.)

20081 R. F. Kerr
Papers, 1905
Letters from Howard Easton and Porter J. McCumber concerning the protection of beavers in South Dakota. (3 items)

20145 Friends of Our Native Wildlife
Records, 1920-1922
Constitution, membership roster, resolution concerning drainage of Long Lake, three issues of “Native Life,” the organization’s magazine, and other printed material. (20 items)

20390 A. P. Schumacher
Papers, n.d.
Manuscript entitled, "History of Missouri Slope Chapter, Izaak Walton League of America," identifying members and officers, and detailing the Chapter's promotion of conservation of natural resources. (1 item)

20451 Mrs. Clarke W. Kelly
Papers, n.d.
Typescript entitled, “The Devils Lake Region,” describing the geologic formation, history, and Indians in the region. (1 item)

20493 Vernon C. Freeman
Papers, 1933
Two copies of a history of fish propagation in North Dakota by a Deputy Game Commissioner. (2 items)

20515 Francis E. Cobb
Papers, 1908-1957
Correspondence, notes, reports concerning the Prairies State Forestry Project and the history of forestry in North Dakota, maps of forest lands, and a report on a proposed national forest in Billings County. (40 items)

20542 Bismarck Bird Club
Records, 1955; 1960; 1964
Newsletters and bird counts. (5 items)

20562 Larry Kamrath
Papers, 1965
Photocopy of a paper entitled, “A Summarized History of North Dakota Wildlife.” (1 item)

20623 Harald N. Bliss
Papers, 1962.
Carbon copy typescript of a report on summer resident bird distributions in North Dakota. (1 item)

20627 Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association
Papers, 1955-1956
Letters to the membership relating to activities of the Association, including lectures and tours, bird watching, and publishing. Also includes a financial statement. (2 items)

20656 North Dakota Conservation Education Council
Records, 1960
Photocopy of minutes of July 8-9, 1960 meeting. Includes constitution and bylaws. (1 item)

20897 Bell Geophysics.
Records, 1959-1978.
Cass, Cavalier, Grand Forks, Mercer, Pembina, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Steele, Traill, and Walsh counties, ND.
Surveys, geologic maps of several counties, and plats of Stanton, ND,  the Missouri River, Fort Clark, and a hygrograph of the Missouri River. (.05ft/oversize)

21081 Committee to Save North Dakota, Inc.
Records, ca 1970-1980
Three bumper stickers, copies of comics and headlines from newspapers, two brochures, and nine photographs. The Committee to Save North Dakota, Inc. was an organization of activists and landowners along the McClusky Canal route who opposed the Garrison Dam project. In 1972, the group filed a suit to require environmental impact statements for the project. Garrison Dam (ND..); Audubon National Wildlife Refuge; Garrison Diversion Conservancy District; Schatz, Ben; Wall, Pearl; Madson, Richard; Manitoba Department of Natural Resources; Manitoba Action Committee. (.05ft.)

80067 Izaak Walton League of America. Missouri Slope Chapter
Records, 1943
Charter (1 item)

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