Ralph E. Yaetter Papers, 1932-1970
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Brief Description: Papers of Ralph E. Yeatter (1896-1971), wildlife specialist in the Illinois Natural History Survey (1934-1964), including correspondence, manuscripts, publications, research notes and data, maps and diagrams, field work diaries, wildlife conference reports and project reports relating to wildlife in Illinois and the Middle West, game management, wildlife refuges, conservation, forestry, rural land use, ornithology, ringnecked pheasants, prairie chickens, hungarian partridges, prairie crops and vegetation, tularemia and rabbits, ecology, hunting and fishing, wildlife legislation, Illinois game and fish codes, and research methodology.  The papers include copies of and research material involving The Hungarian Partridge in the Great Lakes Region (1934), The Prairie Chicken in Illinois (1943), Bird Dogs in Sport and Conservation (1948), and Tularemia, and journals, the Illinois Audubon Newsletter, annual reports on the Prairie Chicken Foundation of Illinois and Reports of the Natural History Survey Section of Wildlife Research.  The series includes a research file, arranged alphabetically by subject, of article reprints, pamphlets, leaflets and biographies collected largely from associates of Yeatter in wildlife management.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 43/7/20
Created by: Yetter, Ralph E. (1896-1971)
Volume: 7.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 11/30/72
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/4307020.pdf
Arrangement: by type of material and alphabetical, then chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Game Management
Hungarian Partridge
Natural History Survey, Illinois
Prairie Chicken
Wild Life Management
Wild Life Refuges
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]