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Collection Inventory

Series I. Allegheny County Sportsman's League 1932-1950

Scope and Content Notes:

Series I reflects Guckert's time as secretary of the Allegheny County Sportsmen's League(ACSL)from 1932-1950. The papers consist of meeting minutes, financial reports, constitution by-laws, membership, and correspondence.


Box 1
Folder 1-3 Constitution and By-Laws
Folder 4-5 Membership
Folder 6-8 Expenses
Folder 9-13 Meeting Minutes, 1932-1949
Folder 14-22 Secretary Correspondence 1937-1940

Box 2
Folder 1-16 Secretary Correspondence 1941-1950
Folder 17 Reports
Folder 18 Events
Folder 19 Outdoor News Bulletin, 1948
Folder 20 National Wildlife Federation Bulletin, 1938,1939
Folder 21 East Fork Sportsmen's Association, 1940,1941
Folder 22 Clean Streams, 1948
Folder 23 Conservation News, 1946-1947
Folder 24 The Federation News bulletins with resolutions, 1948-1949
Folder 25 Sportsmen Events Memorabilia, 1930s-1940s
Folder 26 ACSL Pins (1943), Metal Car Emblem (1939-1940), Field Day Poster
Folder 27 Map of State Game Land, Allegheny Co.
Folder 28 Fisherman's Guide Map, Emporium, PA; Copy of Pittsburgh Sunday Post, April 6, 1924, on the establishment of the Sportsman's League

Series II. State Land Reclamation Board, 1963-1967

Scope and Content Notes:

The records of the State Land Reclamation Board(SLRB) pertain to the actual meetings, actions, and reports of the board between 1963 and 1967. Most of the legislation and research was carried over to the State Bureau of Surface Mine Reclamation in 1967 when Guckert became Director.


Box 3
Folder 1 Legislation News on Mine Reclamation
Folder 2 Mine Drainage Report, 1963
Folder 3 PA House Bill No.434, Mine Drainage Act, 1963
Folder 4 Photographs of Guckert with LRB, 1963
Folder 5 Central PA Open Pit Mining Association
Folder 6-7 LRB meetings with PA Department of Mines and Mineral Industries, 1966-1967
Folder 8 PA Planning Board: Project 70, 1963
Folder 9 Operation Yellowboy: Mine drainage Plan, 1966
Folder 10-17 LRB Meeting Minutes, 1964-1966
Folder 18 PA Senator Joseph Clark on Mine Drainage, 1967-1968
Folder 19 LRB Rules and Regulations on Mine Drainage, 1968
Folder 20 LRB Misc. Strip Mine and Clean Stream Correspondence, 1968
Folder 21 Bituminous Coal Open Pit Operators Manual, 1965
Folder 22 Westinghouse Electric Company Report to PA Department of Mines and Mineral Industries,

Series III. State Board of Surface Mine Reclamation, 1967-1977

Scope and Content Notes:

A portion of the records from the State Land Reclamation Board, mostly legislation and research, was transferred to the State Bureau of Surface Mine Reclamation in 1967 when Guckert became Director.


Box 4
Folder 1 Appointment of W.E. Guckert as Director of SBSMR, 1967
Folder 2 Guckert Article in The Pittsburgh Press, 1968
Folder 3 SBSMR Photographs
Folder 4 Air Pollution,
Folder 5-6 Clean Streams, Water Pollution,and Watertesting
Folder 7-9 Allegheny County Soil and Conservation District Annual Report, 1968
Folder 10 Blair Gap Water Supply Company
Folder 11 Coal Industry
Folder 12 Firearms
Folder 13 House Bill No.23, Snowmobile Fund, 1969
Folder 14 Republican Party Issues on Mine Drainage
Folder 15 State Parks
Folder 16 Strip Mines of Other States
Folder 17 Taxidermy
Folder 18 Senator Joe Clark
Folder 19 Guckert on Gun Laws
Folder 20 Reports on Mine Reclamation and Conservation,
Folder 21 Guckert's Speeches on Conservation
Folder 22 Subsidence Act
Folder 23 Susquehanna River Basin Compact, 1966
Folder 24 Three Rivers Improvement and Development Corporation
Folder 25 Statistics on Mine Drainage in Various PA Counties
Folder 26 Citizen's Committee on Natural Resources
Folder 27-28 Received Personal Mail, Originally Called "Fan Mail"
Folder 29 Misc. SBSMR Correspondence,

Box 5
Folder 1 Agriculture
Folder 2-3 Allegheny County Sportsman's League
Folder 4 Allegheny County Conservation District Team and Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Folder 5 Allegheny National Forest Reservoir Project, with Oversize Map, 1960
Folder 6 Allegheny County Mine Sealing with Photographs
Folder 7 Andy Anderson, ACSL Event
Folder 8 Beecher Charmbury Testimonial Dinner, 1969
Folder 9-11 Clean Streams Law
Folder 12 PA State Conservation Awards 1964
Folder 13 Leon Ehrlich
Folder 14 Farm Field Management
Folder 15 Firearms
Folder 16 PA House Committee on Fisheries Meeting 1965
Folder 17 Fish in PA
Folder 18 Tom Foerster
Folder 19 Kentucky Strip Mine Reclamation Program, 1964-1965
Folder 20 Kinzua Dam
Folder 21 Maryland Strip Mining Laws, 1967
Folder 22 Mine Drainage and Reservoirs
Folder 23 Mine Subsidence Legislation
Folder 24 Correspondence
Folder 25 National Wildlife Federation Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, 1966
Folder 26 Ohio Land Reclamation Program
Folder 27-28 PA Department of Health
Folder 29 PA Department of Health, Mine Drainage
Folder 30-31 PA Department of Health Correspondence
Folder 32 Quarries
Folder 33 Research
Folder 34 Sanitary Water Board
Folder 35 Richard Schweiker
Folder 36 Governor William Scranton's Tour of Mine Drainage Areas
Folder 37 PA Senator Correspondence on Senate Bills
Folder 38-39 Senate Bill 85, Boatmen's Bill, 1963
Folder 40-41 Governor Raymond P. Shafer
Folder 42 Milton J. Shapp Correspondence
Folder 43-44 Soil Conservation
Folder 45 Subcommittee on Conservation and Recreation 1963
Folder 46 Water Pollution and the Sanitary Water Board

Series IV. Research, News Articles, and Oversize Maps 1967-1977

Scope and Content Notes:

This series of records consist of Guckert's research, news article clippings, and oversize maps of PA counties, from 1967 to 1977. The files are ordered alphabetically by subject headings.

Subseries 1. Clippings


Box 6
Folder 1-5 Clean Streams Publication Clippings, 1964-1969

Subseries 2. Articles

Folder 6 Coal
Folder 7-8 Conservation, 1963-1969
Folder 9 PA Uniform Firearms Act 1963
Folder 10 "Gun Facts" used for Legislation
Folder 11 New York State Firearm Laws
Folder 12-13 Firearms
Folder 14 Hawks
Folder 15 Walter J. Hickel of U.S. Department of the Interior
Folder 16 Roger Latham
Folder 17 PA Representative John Laudadio
Folder 18 L. R. Lindgren
Folder 19 Outdoor People
Folder 20 Politics
Folder 21 Pollution
Folder 22 Adam Clayton Powell 1967-1969
Folder 23 Raymond P. Shafer
Folder 24 Milton Shapp
Folder 25 Leonard C. Staisey
Folder 26 Sport Fishing Institute 1970-1971
Folder 27 Strip Mines
Folder 28 PA Strip Mines
Folder 29 Strip Mines in Other States
Folder 30-31 Subsidence

Subseries 3. Research


Box 7
Folder 1 Research and Applied Technology Symposium on Mined-Land Reclamation by National Coal Association, 1973
Folder 2 Misc. Mine Reclamation Legislation

Subseries 4. Maps of Pennsylvania Counties (oversize)

Folder 3 Allegheny Co., Washington Co.
Folder 4 Warren Co., Westmoreland Co., Tioga Co., Clarion Co., Knox, PA
Folder 5 Centre Co., Clearfield Co., Fulton Co., Jefferson Co., Greene Co.
Folder 6 Butler Co., Clinton Co., Blair Co., Bedford Co., Clearfield Co., Cambria Co., Scrubgrass Creek
Folder 7 Butler Co., Westmoreland Co., Beaver Co., Fayette Co., Clearfield Co.