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Deam Wilderness mss., 1963-1988

Summary Information

Repository
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143
Email: liblilly@indiana.edu

Creator
Ferguson, Claude, 1923-

Title
Deam Wilderness mss., 1963-1988

Collection No.
LMC 2709

Extent
ca. 3000 items

Language
Materials are in English.

Abstract
The Deam Wilderness mss., 1963-1988, consists of papers collected by Claude Ferguson, Supervisor of the Hoosier National Forest, during the founding and designation process of the Charles C. Deam Wilderness as Indiana's only Federal Wilderness area.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into the following series: I. Correspondence; II. Newspaper Clippings; III. Proposals; IV. Reports; V. Environmental Impact Statements; VI. State Records; VII. Federal Records; VIII. Writings; IX. Printed Materials; X. Fact Sheets; XI. Press Releases; XII. Minutes; XIII. Notes; XIV. Periodicals; XV. Miscellaneous Documentation; XVI. Maps.

Scope and Content Note

The Deam Wilderness mss., 1963-1988, consists of papers collected by Claude Ferguson, Supervisor of the Hoosier National Forest, during the founding and designation process of the Charles C. Deam Wilderness as Indiana's only Federal Wilderness area. The bulk of the materials are dated 1973-1982, from the approximate start of the formal designation process to approval of the bill by President Ronald Reagan.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired: 2010
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
Deam Wilderness mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Processing Information
Processed by Craig Simpson.

Completed in 2010


Series: Box 1 I. Correspondence

Folder 1 1970-1973

Folder 2 1974-1976

Folder 3 1977

Folders 4-5 1978

Folder 6 1979

Folders 7-8 1980

Folder 9 1981-1988

Folder 10 undated

Series: Box 1 II. Newspaper Clippings

Folder 11 1972

Folder 12 1973

Folder 13 1974

Folder 14 1975

Folder 15 1976

Folder 16 1977

Folder 17 1978

Folder 18 1979

Folder 19 1980

Folder 20 1981

Folder 21 1982

Folder 22 1983

Folder 23 undated

Series: Box 1 III. Proposals

Folder 24 1971-1973

Folder 25 1977

Folder 26 1978

Folder 27 1979-1980

Folder 28 undated

Series: Box 1 IV. Reports

Folder 29 1973

Folder 30 1974-1975

Folder 31 1977-1980

Folder 32 undated

Series: Box 1 V. Environmental Impact Statements

Folder 33 RARE II, 1978

Folder 34 RARE II, 1979

Folder 35 Accompanying materials, 1978-1979

Series: Box 2 VI. State Records

Folder 1 Indiana Conservation Council, 1976-1980

Folder 2 Other materials, 1970-1979

Series: Box 2 VII. Federal Records

Folder 3 Acts of Congress, 1982

Folder 4 Congressional hearings and reports, 1982

Folder 5 Senate bills, 1973-1982

Folder 6 Senate agendas and memorandums, 1977

Folder 7 Other materials, 1974-1980

Series: Box 2 VIII. Writings

Folder 8 Articles, 1973-1978

Folder 9 Research papers, 1978

Folder 10 Speeches, 1973-1979

Folder 11 Position papers, undated

Folder 12 History of the Irish Wilderness Country, photocopied text, undated

Series: Box 2 IX. Printed Materials

Folder 13 Pamphlets, 1975-1982

Folder 14 Newsletters and other materials, 1970-1983

Folder 15 Newsletters and other materials, undated

Series: Box 2 X. Fact Sheets

Folder 16 1973-1980

Folder 17 undated

Series: Box 2 XI. Press Releases

Folder 18 1973-1979

Folder 19 undated

Series: Box 2 XII. Minutes

Folder 20 Meeting minutes, 1973-1981

Series: Box 2 XIII. Notes

Folder 21 1966-1978

Folder 22 1974-1988

Series: Box 2 XIV. Periodicals

Folder 23 1978-1982

Series: Box 2 XV. Miscellaneous Documentation

Folder 24 1972-1978

Folder 25 1979-1984

Folders 26-27 undated

Series: Box 2 XVI. Maps

Folder 28 1963-1978

Folder 29 1972-1980

Folder 30 1973-1976

Box 3
Folders 1-6

Hoosier National Forest maps, 1963