American Rivers records, 1968-[ongoing] 1968-200-.
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C MSS CONS147
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Description:
85 linear ft. (84 boxes; 1 AV box)
Organized into 8 series: 1. Funding, 1980-1988. 2. Legislation, 1973-1992. 3. Meetings and conferences, 1970-1998. 4. Organizational information and publications, 1968-2002. 5. Publicity, 1972-2000. 6. Reference files, 1977-1992. 7. River preservation efforts, 1965-1998. 8. River trips and fundraising, 1978-1986.
Bio/Organization Note:
Founded in 1973 as the American Rivers Conservation Council, the organization changed its name to American Rivers in 1986. Their goal is to "preserve rivers in their free flowing condition." They work for the protection of significant rivers, dam removal, dam operation reform, allocation of water resources, and awareness of the importance of waterways.
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Includes correspondence, publications, press releases, newspaper clippings, reports, and meeting minutes for the American Rivers organization; and items from the River Trust Alliance, the National Water Alliance, Friends of the River, and the Everglades Coalition. Collection is open for receipt of new material.
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Denver Public Library is the official repository for the American Rivers papers. Material received after 2005 are not included in the online finding aid.
Founded in 1973 as the American Rivers Conservation Council, the organization changed its name to American Rivers in 1986. Their goal is to "preserve rivers in their free flowing condition." They work for the protection of significant rivers, dam removal, dam operation reform, allocation of water resources, and awareness of the importance of waterways.
Forms part of: DPL Conservation Collection.
Donor:
American Rivers; 1997.
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