Guide to the Oregon Wildlife Federation Scrapbooks

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Oregon Wildlife Federation.
Title: Oregon Wildlife Federation Scrapbooks
Dates: 1960-1962 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1.2 cubic feet
Collection Number: Consult repository.
Summary: The Oregon Wildlife Federation Scrapbooks consist of three scrapbooks for the years 1960, 1961, and 1962 which summarize the activities and programs of the organization pertaining to various wildlife conservation issues in Oregon.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Contact Information: Special Collections & Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
Telephone: 541-737-2075
Fax: 541-737-8674
Languages: Materials in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical Note

The Oregon Wildlife Federation was established by representatives of Oregon sportsmens' clubs in 1936 and became affiliated with the National Wildlife Federation in 1938.

Content Description

The scrapbooks include meeting minutes and reports; correspondence; resolutions; committee records; clippings; and reports and newsletters of affiliated local clubs including the Multnomah Anglers and Hunters Club, the Santiam Fish and Game Association, and the Powder River Sportsmen's Club. The photographs include images of special events such as award presentations and fishing and hunting trips.

Use of the Collection

Preferred Citation :  

Oregon Wildlife Federation Scrapbooks, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Processing Note :  

Because of water damage prior to transfer to the Archives, the scrapbooks have been disassembled and, where possible, materials removed from the scrapbooks. Selected pages of the scrapbooks, including the covers and water color drawings that served as section dividers have been retained. This collection is segregated from other Archives' collections and its condition will be monitored periodically.

Related Materials :  

Other Oregon Wildlife Federation materials are available in the Roland Eugene Dimick Papers. The OSU Archives include several other collections pertaining to wildlife conservation, including the Fisheries and Wildlife Department Records (RG 190) and Photographs (P 179) and the Carl E. Bond, William L. Finley, and E. E. Wilson Papers.


  • Corporate Names :
  • Oregon Wildlife Federation.
  • Subject Terms :
  • Fishing--Oregon.
  • Hunting--Oregon.
  • Wildlife conservation--Oregon.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Scrapbooks.
    • Other Creators :
    • Multnomah Anglers and Hunters Club.
    • Powder River Sportsmen's Club.
    • Santiam Fish and Game Association.

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