Guide to the United States Bureau of Fisheries Idaho Survey Unit records,
1930-1940

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: United States. Bureau of Fisheries. Idaho Survey Unit
Title: United States Bureau of Fisheries Idaho Survey Unit records
Dates: 1930-1940 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Collection Number: USU_COLL MSS 186
Summary: This one box collection consists of the written record of a survey party working in the Sawtooth National Forest and Challis National Forest of central Idaho during the 1930s. These records consist of both a handwritten and a typed version of field notes. The surveys examined the conditions of lakes and drainages, the species of fish found in them, and the riparian areas surrounding them. The last two folders contain maps apparently used by the surveyors.
Repository: Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives
Manuscript Collection

Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-3000
Phone: 435 797-1663
Fax: 435 797-2880
Email: scweb@usu.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Historical Note

During the 1930s the United States Bureau of Fisheries conducted surveys of lakes within the Rocky Mountain region of the United States to determine fish populations.

Content Description

This one box collection consists of the written record of a survey party working in the Sawtooth National Forest and Challis National Forest of central Idaho during the 1930s. These records consist of both a handwritten and a typed version of field notes. The surveys examined the conditions of lakes and drainages, the species of fish found in them, and the riparian areas surrounding them. The last two folders contain maps apparently used by the surveyors. To view the photos taken by this survey party, see the Bureau of Fisheries Photo Collection (PO 016).

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  Restrictions

Open to public research.

Restrictions on Use :  Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the United States Bureau of Fisheries Idaho Survey Unit records must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

United States Bureau of Fisheries Idaho Survey Unit records, 1930-1940. (COLL MSS 186). Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arranged in numeric sequence according to Box and Folder

Acquisition Information :  

Donation and provenance information unknown.

Related Materials :  

Bureau of Fisheries Photo Collection P0016


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
Folder
1 1 Salmon River Reservoir, typed notes
1 2 Salmon River Reservoir, field notes
1 3 William Lake and Lake Creek, typed notes
1 4 William Lake and Lake Creek, field notes
1 5 Stanley Lake drainage, typed notes
1 6 Stanley Lake drainage, field notes
1 7 Sawtooth Lake and Iron Creek, typed notes
1 8 Sawtooth Lake and Iron Creek, field notes
1 9 Hidden (Meadow) Lake, typed notes
1 10 Hidden (Meadow) Lake, field notes
1 11 Yankee Fork, typed notes
1 12 Yankee Fork, field notes
1 13 Rankin Creek, Ramey Creek, West Fork of the Yankee Fork, Deadwood Creek, Lightning Creek, and Cabin Creek, typed notes
1 14 Rankin Creek, Ramey Creek, West Fork of the Yankee Fork, Deadwood Creek, Lightning Creek, and Cabin Creek, field notes
1 15 Jordan Creek, Middle Section Jordon Creek, Forth of July Creek, Five Mile Creek, Six Mile Creek, Eight Mile Creek, Nine Mile Creek, Ten Mile Creek, Eleven Mile Creek, and McKay Creek, typed notes
1 16 Jordan Creek, Middle Section Jordon Creek, Forth of July Creek, Five Mile Creek, Six Mile Creek, Eight Mile Creek, Nine Mile Creek, Ten Mile Creek, Eleven Mile Creek, and McKay Creek, field notes
1 17 Challis Creek, Middle Section Challis, Upper Section Challis, Mill Creek, Valley Creek, Eddy Creek, and Bear Creek, typed notes
1 18 Challis Creek, Middle Section Challis, Upper Section Challis, Mill Creek, Valley Creek, Eddy Creek, and Bear Creek, field notes
1 19 Champion and Toxaway Lake area, typed notes
1 20 Champion and Toxaway Lake area, field notes
1 21 Perkins Lake and Alturas Lake, typed notes
1 22 Perkins Lake and Alturas Lake, field notes
1 23 Petit Lake and Imogene Lake, typed notes
1 24 Petit Lake and Imogene Lake, field notes
1 25 Redfish Lake; tributaries and outlets, typed notes
1 26 Redfish Lake; tributaries and outlets, field notes
1 27 Idaho survey unit data
1 28 Maps used by the surveyors
1 29 Maps used by the surveyors

Subjects

    • Corporate Names :
    • United States. Bureau of Fisheries. Idaho Survey Unit.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Fishes--Idaho.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Challis National Forest (Idaho)
    • Idaho--History.
    • Sawtooth National Forest (Idaho and Utah)

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