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Otter Creek Wilderness (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Helen McGinnis, Conservationist, Papers regarding Wilderness Preservation in West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4270
Scope and Contents Papers of conservationist Helen McGinnis regarding wilderness preservation. McGinnis was a noted conservationist working for a time at the United States National Museum of Natural History, she was also a dedicated member of the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy. The majority of the material regards the Dolly Sods Wilderness; other subjects include the Otter Creek Wilderness, Cranberry Wilderness, Seneca Rocks and Spruce Knob. Types of records include articles, news clippings, manuscripts,...
Dates: 1938-1977; Majority of material found within 1968-1975

West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, Legal Records Regarding Otter Creek Drainage Case

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