Name and location of repository
Level of description
Save the Tallgrass Prairie papers
- 1971-1985 (Creation)
1.50 Linear Feet
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The three boxes contain correspondence, reports, brochures and flyers, newsletters, newspaper clippings, maps, financial and legal documents, and printed material in various formats created and collected by the Save the Tallgrass Prairie, Inc. (STP), 1971-1985. STP was formed in January 1973 "as an organization of concerned citizens who wanted to re-establish a small segment of the tallgrass prairie in as natural a condition as is possible." Its primary goal was to support legislation for the establishment of a Tallgrass Prairie National Park in the Flint Hills area of Kansas.
System of arrangement
This collection is arranged in eight (8) series: 1) Organizational Documents; 2) Legislative and Legal Documents (1972-1979); 3) Newspaper Clippings; 4) Maps; 5) Reports and Publications; 6) Wildflowers and Seed; 7) Periodicals and Articles; and 8) Printed Material.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
No access restriction: All materials are open for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
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Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
It received accession number P2002.02.
Immediate source of acquisition
Acqusition Source: Kansas Collection, University of Kansas
Acqusition Method: Donation
Acqusition Date: 19990907
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Save the Tallgrass Prairie papers, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.
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Rules or conventions
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Processing Info: Archon processing by Edward Nagurny, graduate teaching assistant, June 2015.
Publication Date: 2015-06-19