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Quetico-Superior Council records

 Collection
Identifier: S3615

Scope and Contents

The collection contains council programs presenting their goals and history, articles by the group, a New York Evening Post editorial about the council, and correspondence to Duluth members.

Dates

  • 1927-1951

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

The Quetico-Superior Council was formed in 1927 in association with the Izaak Walton League for the purpose of obtaining a treaty between Canada and the United States to protect and expand public lands in the Rainy Lake watershed. The organization wanter the park-like, unexploited areas on all visible shores of lakes, rivers, and islands under public control maintained, all hinterlands to be administered under modern forest practices for a good timber supply, all game, fish, and fur-bearers developed for maximum production, and an international board to supervise the area.

Extent

0.50 Linear Inches

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains council programs presenting their goals and history, articles by the group, a New York Evening Post editorial about the council, and correspondence to Duluth members.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

Related Materials:

NEMHC Archival Collections S3715 Izaak Walton League scrapbook

NEMHC Archival Collections S2297 Northeast Minnesota Development Association records

General

This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library, and are on permanent loan from the St. Louis County Historical Society.

Title
Guide to the Quetico-Superior Council records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Staff.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526