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Book/Printed Material Report of the National conservation commission. February, 1909. Special message from the President of the United States transmitting a report of the National conservation commission, with accompanying papers

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Title

  • Report of the National conservation commission. February, 1909. Special message from the President of the United States transmitting a report of the National conservation commission, with accompanying papers

Summary

  • The National Conservation Commission was created by President Theodore Roosevelt as a response to the Conference of Governors held at the White House in 1908 to discuss conservation of the nation's natural resources. The Commission, chaired by Gifford Pinchot, was charged to undertake an inventory of those resources. The Report of the Commission was approved by a joint conservation conference of the presidentially-appointed Commission members and the newly-created state and territorial conservation commissions. The Report consists of three volumes. The first one, presented here, includes Roosevelt's letter of transmittal to Congress, the statements by the secretaries for the four resource sections (water, forests, lands, and minerals), and the proceedings of the joint conservation congress. The second and third volumes contain the detailed presentations of the state of those resources. Roosevelt and Pinchot wanted the Commission to continue, but Congress refused further funding. American Memory.

Names

  • United States. National Conservation Commission
  • Gannett, Henry, 1846-1914, ed
  • United States. President (1901-1909 : Roosevelt)

Created / Published

  • Washington, Govt. print. off., 1909.

Contents

  • v. 1 Report, etc.--v. 2. Accompanying papers: Waters and forests.--v. 3. Accompanying papers: Lands, minerals, and national vitality.

Headings

  • -  Conservation of natural resources--United States
  • -  Public health--United States
  • -  United States--Statistics, Vital
  • -  United States--Economic conditions--1865-1918

Notes

  • -  Commonly known as the Gannett report.

Medium

  • 3 v. plates, maps, diagrs. 23 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • HC101 .A4 1909a
  • 60th Cong., 2d sess. Senate. Doc. no. 676

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 09035662

Online Format

  • image

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United States National Conservation Commission, and United States President. Report of the National conservation commission. February, . Special message from the President of the United States transmitting a report of the National conservation commission, with accompanying papers. editeds by Gannett, Henry Washington, Govt. print. off, 1909. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/09035662/.

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United States National Conservation Commission & United States President, Gannett, H., ed. (1909) Report of the National conservation commission. February, . Special message from the President of the United States transmitting a report of the National conservation commission, with accompanying papers. Washington, Govt. print. off. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/09035662/.

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United States National Conservation Commission, and United States President. Report of the National conservation commission. February, . Special message from the President of the United States transmitting a report of the National conservation commission, with accompanying papers. ed by Gannett, Henry Washington, Govt. print. off, 1909. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/09035662/>.