West Virginia Highlands Conservancy
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3469
Overview Papers of Barbara Howe, Professor of History and Director of the Women's Studies Center, documenting her extensive professional activities within West Virginia University and the WVU community involving history and women's concerns. Also contains addenda of 2012/01, 2013/02, 2014/05/03, and 2014/06/10. These addenda include newsletters, photographs, correspondence, and other material. See "Scope and Content Note" for details.
Collection Number: A&M.3223
Scope and Contents These records document Linda Cooper's efforts to preserve the environment of Canaan Valley, WV, and to establish a National Wildlife Refuge there. These include reports, brochures, and other material regarding the development and creation of the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, correspondence, memoranda, and other material regarding the construction and development of the Davis Pumped Storage Project (a hydroelectric energy storage facility), and newspaper articles, newsletters,...
Collection Number: A&M.3653
Overview The papers of David Elkinton, environmentalist and author of "Fighting to Protect the Highlands: The First Forty Years of the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy". Includes resource materials collected for his book, such as research notes, video and audio tapes of interviews, photographs, and historical records of the environmental activist organization West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, including correspondence, court papers, and issues of its periodical publication "Highlands Voice" for...
Collection Number: A&M.3923
Overview Legal records from attorney Frederick Anderson who was involved with the Otter Creek drainage case on behalf of the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy. The case took place within the early history of the modern environmental movement in the United States. Congress eventually provided permanent protection for the Otter Creek wilderness, which is located on the Cheat-Potomac Ranger District of the Monongahela National Forest in Tucker and Randolph Counties, West Virginia. The collection also...
Dates: ca. 1969-1971
Collection Number: A&M.3282
Overview Administrative records, correspondence, publications, financial records and other material of the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy (WVHC), an environmental advocacy group formed in 1967. This collection contains material regarding the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy's activism on issues such as preservation of wilderness areas and air quality, among others. Please see "Scope and Content Note" and "Historical Note" for further information. Please see control folder for contents list.