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United Northern Sportsmen records

Identifier: S2222

Scope and Contents

The collection contains newsletters, club historian's files and scrapbook, and subject files. The historian's files include news clippings, club correspondence, reports, circulars, club minutes, committee minutes, and photographs. Subject files include copies of records from organizations with which the United Northern Sportsmen and/or its offiecers were involved, news clippings, reports, circulars, position papers, and correspondence.

The bulk of these records are from the files of the Study Committee of the United Northern Sportsmen. The collection contains substantial information collected by the Study Committee on conservation, United Northern Sportsmen, Boundary Waters Canoe Area, predators and predator control, and Voyageurs National Park.

Box 1 Newsletters

Box 1-2 Club Historian's Files and Scrapbook

Box 2-4 Subject File


  • Creation: 1950-1975


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 United Northern Sportsmen, a Duluth, Minnesota based conservation group, was organized on September 18, 1945. It has concerned itself with the conservation of wildlife, forests, waters, and other natural resources, and the promotion of local conservation projects such as conservation education, soil conservation, forest fire prevention, cleaning up our lakes, rivers and streams, restocking of fish and game, and safety in hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities. The United Northern Sportsmen has affiliated with the Minnesota Conservation Federation which in turn is an affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation.


5.00 Linear Feet

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The collection contains newsletters, club historian's files and scrapbook, and subject files.

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 or 218-726-8526.


This collection is owned by the Minnesota Historical Society, but is housed at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives.

Guide to the United Northern Sportsmen records
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Collecting Area Details

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

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