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The American wilderness; wilderness hunters and wilderness game

Description:

Handwritten draft of chapter one of The Wilderness Hunter.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Frontier and pioneer life; Hunters; Hunting; Wilderness areas; United States, West; Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820; Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836; Carson, Kit, 1809-1868; Houston, Sam, 1793-1863

Date: 1893?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frederick Courteney Selous

Description:

Assistant Secretary Roosevelt is glad that Frederick Courteney Selous enjoyed his hunting trip, but is melancholy to realize that the United States has lost so much of its hunting grounds. Roosevelt recalls a few of his own hunting experiences: "I was just in time to see the last of the real wilderness life and real wilderness hunting." Roosevelt also recommends several books to Selous and provides information about his experience ranching in North Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Deer; Elk; Hunting; Ranching; Ranch life; Bear hunting; Wilderness areas; Elephants; Hunting guides; Publications; North Dakota; British Columbia; Alaska; Rocky Mountains; Oregon; United States, West; Maine; New York (State); Montana; Wyoming; North Dakota--Little Missouri National Grassland; Boone and Crockett Club; Buxton, Edward North, 1840-1924

Date: 1897-11-30

Letter from Orville Hitchcock Platt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Orville Hitchcock Platt informs President Roosevelt that he is "still in the wilderness" and that he plans to see Roosevelt when he returns. Platt does not believe there is any reason to worry about Connecticut.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Wilderness areas; Connecticut

Date: 1904-08-10

Letter from Albert J. Beveridge to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Albert J. Beveridge quotes a letter from John C. Shaffer, publisher of the Indianapolis Star, who recently purchased the Dayton Journal. Shaffer plans to unequivocally endorse President Roosevelt and his policies. Beveridge has been traveling in the depths of the Maine woods, which he feels has restored him and urges Roosevelt to rest over the summer. After he opens the Maine campaign, Beveridge plans to go on another long trip with Gifford Pinchot. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political campaigns; Presidents--Press coverage; American newspapers; Canoes and canoeing; Wilderness areas; Summer; Travel; Indorsements; Publications; Maine; Europe; Pennsylvania; Idaho; Shaffer, John C. (John Charles), 1853-1943; Foraker, Joseph Benson, 1846-1917; Dick, Charles, 1858-1945; Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Harris, Andrew L. (Andrew Lintner), 1835-1915; Pinchot, James Wallace, 1831-1908

Date: 1906-08-08

Theodore Roosevelt in wilderness

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is shown with water and tree-covered mountains in background.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Wilderness areas; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1913?

Policy on names within wilderness areas

Description:

The United States Board on Geographic Names will not approve new names within wilderness areas unless there is a need for the purposes of safety, education, or administration.

Resource Type: Government record

Subject: Names, Geographical--Government policy; Wilderness areas--Government policy; Wilderness areas--Management

Date: 1964?

Wilderness proposal: Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park

Description:

In its preliminary report on the proposal to designate portions of Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park as wilderness areas, the National Park Service finds that most of the north unit of the park is suitable for wilderness designation, while the south unit is unsuitable due to existing developments, intensive visitor use, and private mineral rights interests. The report includes background on the park and the surrounding area, including physical and historical details.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Wilderness areas; Frontier and pioneer life; Ranching; Grasslands; Badlands; Wildlife management; Big game hunting; Fishing; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park; North Dakota--Elkhorn Ranch; United States--Little Missouri River; United States. National Park Service

Date: 1970-09

Notice of public hearing regarding wilderness proposal

Description:

Public hearings will be held on December 8 and 9 for the purpose of receiving comments and suggestions as to the appropriateness of a proposal to establish a wilderness area comprised of 15,550 acres within Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park. The notice describes how to obtain maps and descriptions of the preliminary boundaries and proposed wilderness area. It also details the procedure for being allowed to give public testimony on the proposals at the hearings.

Resource Type: Announcement

Subject: Wilderness areas; National parks and reserves--Public opinion; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Date: 1970-09-28

Letter from Robert L. Giles to the Wilderness Society

Description:

Acting Director Giles of the Department of the Interior sends copies of the master plan brief, a public notice, and a brochure explaining the wilderness proposal for the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park. The master plan proposal will be presented to the park on December 8, in Watford City, North Dakota, and on December 9, in Medora, North Dakota. Since the Wilderness Act of 1964 requires the Secretary of the Interior to review areas to determine whether they are suitable for inclusion in wilderness areas, there will be public hearings on the proposed wilderness areas on these days as well.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Wilderness areas; National parks and reserves--Public opinion; North Dakota; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park; United States. Department of the Interior

Date: 1970-10-12

Letter from Robert L. Giles to Clifton R. Merritt.

Description:

Acting Director Giles sends copies of the master plan brief, a public notice, and a brochure explaining the wilderness proposal for the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park. The master plan proposal will be presented to the park on December 8, in Watford City, and on December 9, in Medora, North Dakota. Since the Wilderness Act of 1964 requires the Secretary of the Interior to review areas to determine whether they are suitable for inclusion in wilderness areas, there will be public hearings on the proposed wilderness areas on these days as well.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Wilderness areas; National parks and reserves--Public opinion; North Dakota; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park; United States. Department of the Interior

Date: 1970-10-12

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