National Parks and Conservation Association
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Scope and Contents This series houses official materials from the National Parks and Conservation Association (NPCA), along with materials from numerous projects initiated by the organization. It also contains Smith's correspondence, drafts of speeches, articles and manuscripts that he wrote, and subject files. Topics include: Adirondack Park Agency; Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal; Citizens Permanent Conference; Law of the Sea; Potomac River Project; and NPCA.
Overview Anthony Wayne Smith (1906-1992) was an attorney for the CIO and AFL-CIO from the 1940s into the mid-1950s when he became passionate about environmental issues and took up conservation causes at several National Parks. His papers consist of correspondence, legal materials, and ephemera from Smith's personal life, his time at the National Parks and Conservation Association (NPCA), CIO, and AFL-CIO.