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Accession Number: 99-009

Title

National and Provincial Parks Association of Canada fonds. Additions. -- 1951-1997. -- 1.5 m of textual records. -- 61 photographs : packet of negatives. -- 3 slides.

Biography / History

The National and Provincial Parks Association of Canada (NPPAC) was founded in 1963 and is dedicated to preserving Canada's natural heritage. It is an educational non-profit organization and provides the public with information regarding the status of Canada's parks. It is specifically involved with park and wildland protection. In 1986, NPPAC underwent a name change and became the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS).

Custodial History

This fonds was in the custody of Professor John Marsh before it was donated to Trent University Archives on April 28, 1999.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings and other material relating to several national parks in Canada. Also included is correspondence and reports relating to Parks Canada and Environment Canada, and NPPAC/CPAW's position papers, proposals, and newsletters. This fonds also contains miscellaneous brochures and pamphlets relating to parks.

Notes

Title based on the creator of the fonds.

This fonds was donated by Professor John Marsh.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

This fonds along with 86-023 and 98-004 is an addition to 86-002.

For related records see: 80-017, 84-014, 93-012, and 96-012.

Finding Aid

Box 1

Folder:

1. Auyuittuq National Park: correspondence, 1986

2. Baffin Island: correspondence, etc., 1981-1987

(Note: re Banff National Park, see also "Lake Louise" folders, Box 2)

3. Banff National Park: management plans, 1971-1985

4. Banff National Park: correspondence, report, newspaper clippings, 1980-1987

5. Banff National Park: Twinning the Highway: correspondence, newspaper clippings, etc., 1972-1976

6. Banff National Park: Canadian Pacific Railway development: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1972-1978

7. Banff Townsite: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1971-1987 (note: includes material re Jasper townsite)

8. Bruce Peninsula National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1981-1987

9. Bruce Peninsula National Park: fact sheets re proposal, 1982

10. Cape Breton Highlands National Park: management plan action: correspondence, newsletter, etc., 1970-1971, 1984

11. Cape Breton Highlands National Park: Wreck Cove action: correspondence, etc., 1976-1978

12. Chaudiere National Park: correspondence, briefs, 1971

13. Elk Island National Park: correspondence, 1977-1982

14. Forillon National Park: correspondence, 1971-1972

15. Fundy National Park: correspondence, press clippings, briefs and statements, etc., 1970-1977

16. Glacier National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, etc. re Rogers Pass, 1981-1983

17. Glacier National Park: briefs and statements re Rogers Pass, 1981-1983

18. Grasslands National Park: correspondence, etc., 1975-1988

19. Grasslands National Park: briefs, 1976-1981

20. Grasslands National Park: overview of action, 1976-1978

21. Grasslands National Park: newspaper clippings, news releases, 1976-1983

22. Great Slave Lake National Park: correspondence, 1969-1985

23. Gros Morne National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1973-1985

24. Jasper National Park: correspondence re CN Railway study, 1973-1974

25. Jasper National Park: correspondence, 1976-1982 (includes one photograph)

26. Kechika National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1971-1972

27. Kejimkujik National Park: correspondence, briefs, 1970-1977

28. Kootenay National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1972-1982

29. Kouchibouguac National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1981-1985

30. Kluane National Park: newspaper clippings, 1971-1975; also includes 19 photographs of glaciers, 4 photographs of rocky mountain goats, plus one packet of negatives

31. Kluane National Park: briefs, 1973-1985

32. Kluane National Park: correspondence, 1970-1972

33. Kluane National Park: correspondence, 1973-1987

Box 2

Folder: (Note: re Lake Louise, see also "Banff National Park" folders, Box 1)

1. Lake Louise: correspondence, 1971-1972

2. Lake Louise: correspondence, 1971-1972

3. Lake Louise: correspondence, 1972

4. Lake Louise: newspaper clippings, news releases, 1972-1981

5. Lake Louise: planning, 1971-1979

6. Lake Louise: correspondence re opposition to development proposal, 1978-1979

Box 3

Folder:

1. Lancaster Sound: correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, 1979-1983

2. La Maurice National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, 1972-1983

3. Mingan Archipelago: correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, 1983

4: Mount Revelstoke National Park: correspondence, press release, 1978, 1983

5: Nahanni National Park: correspondence, including Ingledow Report (1970), 1970-1972

6: Nahanni National Park: newspaper clippings, press releases, plus 8 scenic photographs, 1970-1983

7: Nahanni National Park: correspondence, etc. re World Heritage Site, 1979-1985

8. Pacific Rim National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 6 scenic photographs, 1972-1986

9. Point Pelee National Park: correspondence, etc. 1951-76

10. Point Pelee National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, etc. re hunting, 1964-1978; also includes 3 photographs of maps and 3 slides

11. Point Pelee National Park: Master Plan Review, 1977

12. Point Pelee National Park: newspaper clippings, press releases, 1964-1981

13. Polar Bear Pass: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1981-1983

14. Prince Albert National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1971-1986

15. Prince Edward Island National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1975-1982

16. Prince Edward Island National Park: briefs, studies, reports, correspondence, etc. re construction of bridge, (Gulf Shore Parkway), 1986

17. Pukaskwa National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, government agreement, 1978-1984, 1990

18. Riding Mountain National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1972-1986

19. Sable Island National Park: correspondence, 1971-1973

20. Sable Island National Park: briefs, newspaper clippings, plus 6 photographs, 1971-73

21. Saint Lawrence National Park: correspondence, briefs, newspaper clippings, 1977-1990

22. Saint Lawrence National Park: Action, 1975-1978

23. Ship Harbour National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, plus six scenic photographs, 1972-1974

Box 4

Folder:

1. South Moresby National Park: correspondence: B.C. government, 1984-1985

2. South Moresby National Park: correspondence: other environmental groups, 1982-1987

3. South Moresby National Park: correspondence: Federal Government, 1984-1985

4. South Moresby National Park: correspondence: Minister of the Environment, 1986-1987

5. South Moresby National Park: correspondence, reports, etc., 1976-1986

6. South Moresby National Park: newspaper clippings, press releases, 1985-1987

7. South Moresby National Park: background information

8. South Moresby National Park: National Committee, 1985

9. South Moresby National Park: slide presentation, April 1984

10. South Moresby National Park: Caravan 1986

11. Suffield Military Reserve: correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, 2 photographs of wildlife, 1971-1981

12. Sunshine Village: correspondence, etc., 1976

13. Sunshine Village: correspondence, etc., 1977-1992

14. Sunshine Village: newspaper clippings, press releases, 1976-1978

15. Terra Nova National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, management plan review, 1973-1984

16. Waterton Lakes National Park: correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1973-1980

17. Wood Buffalo National Park: Action: correspondence, etc., 1974-92

18. Wood Buffalo National Park: newspaper clippings, press releases, 1974-1982

19. Yoho National Park, World Heritage Site: correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, press releases, one photograph of Hon. John Roberts, 5 photographs re Wapta Mountain, Burgess Shale Quarry, Emerald Lake, and fossils, 1981-1982

20. Northern Yukon National Park: documents re management guidelines, map, 1985-1988

21. North Campaign: key statements, activist list, press list, 1978-1983

22. NPPAC position paper: strategy, correspondence re endorsement, minutes, etc., 1982-1985

23. Environment Canada: correspondence (Minister of the Environment), 1974-1986

24. Environment Canada: regional public consultation, 1984

25. Environment Canada: regional public consultation, 1985

26. Environment Canada: task force on National Park establishment: terms of reference, correspondence, etc., 1986-1988

27. Environment Canada: general press: newspaper clippings, press releases, addresses, interview by Warren Carragata, Canadian Press, with the Minister (transcript), 1981-1987

Box 5

Folder:

1. National Parks Act: NPPAC/FON/CNF proposal, 1974

2. National Parks Act: government correspondence, 1972-1985

3. National Parks Policy: miscellaneous briefs, includes "A statement on the National Parks Policy (1964)... by the Canadian Audubon Society, 1966), 1966-1979

4. National Parks Recreation Policy: correspondence, etc., 1966-1976

5. New national parks: news releases, newspaper clippings, map, 1974-1985

6. Parks Canada: correspondence, including some minutes of the Heritage Resources Centre Management Committee, 1986-1988

7. Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho National Parks: master plans, concept documents, public hearings, 1971-1984; also "Winter Recreation and the National Parks: A management policy and a development plan", 1965

8. Downhill skiing information: correspondence, policy, etc., 1978-1986

9. Press releases, 1971-1987

10. Correspondence, minutes, etc.: minutes, 1984-1985, 1989-1990; correspondence, etc., 1982-1987,

11. Workshops, conferences: 1975 (Trent University); 1985 (Banff)

Box 6

Charter:- Charter, by-laws and regulations as of .... 197...

Annual Reports: - Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society annual reports, 1986, 1987, 1988 - 1986 - Annual report, CPAWS, (Alberta) Division, 1987

Major papers, etc.: - Major proposals, 1987, CPAWS, (Alberta) Division, 1987- Canadidate wilderness area profiles- Sustaining efforts to preserve Canada's wilderness heritage/ Kevin A. McNamee, 1987 - NPPAC anniversary publication: a list of briefs - Preliminary status report on Canadian Wildlife Service Lands/ Glen Suggett, n.d. - Park and Wilderness Issues in the Atlantic Provinces/ Mary Louise Adams, 1981- The Temagami Crisis: A critical evaluation and proposal for a sustainable future/ David McRobert et al, 1988

Folder:

1. Publications: Endangered Spaces: correspondence, proposal, 1988-1989

2. Publications: Book proposals: correspondence, 1973-1977

3. Publications: book advertisement flyers

Box 7

Newsletters (NPPAC/CPAWS) - scattered issues - Wildland News, 1985-1996/97 - Wilderness Activist, 1995-1997 - Parks for Tomorrow, 1975-1976 - Ottawa/Hull Chapter newsletters, Calgary/Banff Chapter newsletters, Edmonton Chapter newsletters, Prairie Chapter newsletters, Saskatchewan Chapter newsletters, Manitoba Chapter newsletters, Saskatchewan/Manitoba Chapter newsletters, Alberta Chapter newsletters, British Columbia Chapter newsletters

Newsletters, miscellaneous: brochures, pamphlets, etc. relating to parks.

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