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Albright (Horace M.) papers
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Description
Horace Marden Albright (1890-1987) worked for the Federal government in the U.S. Department of the Interior (1915-17)and co-founded the U.S. National Park Service serving as assistant director (1917-19) and director (1929-33). She was also the first superintendent of Yellowstone National Park (1919-29). The collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, and photographs related to Albright's career as a conservationist and as director of the U.S. National Park Service.
Background
Albright was born in Bishop, California, on January 6, 1890; graduated, University of California at Berkeley (1912) and Georgetown University Law School (1914); assistant to Secretary of the Interior, 1913-15; assistant attorney, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1915-17; co-founded U.S. National Park Service with Steven Mather, 1916; assistant director, U.S. National Park Service, 1917-19; first superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, 1919-29; second director, U.S. National Park Service, 1929-33; vice-president and general manager, U.S. Potash Company, 1933-46; awards received include University of California Alumnus of the Year (1952), American Forestry Association Distinguished Service Award (1968), Audubon Medal (1969), Medal of Freedom (1980); died in 1987.
Extent
6 oversize_boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.