THE AUTHORIZATION OF EFFIGY MOUNDS NATIONAL MONUMENT
1Copy of letter, President [Harry Truman] to Secretary of the Interior [Julius A. Krug], October 12, 1946; and U.S. Statutes at Large, Vol. 64, Part 2, page A371, Proclamation Establishing the Effigy Mounds National Monument--Iowa, October 25, 1949.
2Memorandum for the files, Howard W. Baker, Associate Regional Director, Region II, October 28, 1944; and letter, Clyde Richards, Administrative Assistant of Upper Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Lawrence C. Merriam, Regional Director, Region II, October 10, 1942.
4Memorandum, Baker to Drury, June 13 and December 16, 1947, and January 9, 1948; letter, Baker to V.W. Flickinger, January 27, 1948; and Baker, interview with William S. Wood, Omaha, Nebraska, June 16, 1987.
7Memorandum, C.P. Russell, Acting Director, National Park Service, to Merriam, December 5, 1946; memorandum, Baker to Drury, December 19, 1946; memorandum, Hugh M. Miller, Acting Director, National Park Service, to the Director, Fish and Wildlife Service, January 29, 1947; and U.S. Attorney General Homer Cummings to the Secretary of War, March 24, 1947.
8Memorandum, Aubrey H. Bond, Deputy Division Engineer, to District Engineer [W.K. Wilson, Jr.,], March 7, 1947; letter, Wilson to Merriam, March 17, 1947; letter, Richards to Merriam, October 10, 1942; notice to files, Corps of Engineers, April 22, 1947; and memorandum, Wilson to Division Engineer [C. Kittrell], Corps of Engineers, St. Louis, Missouri, May 15, 1947.
21Memorandum for the files, Baker, June 17, 1948; letter, Baker to Flickinger, August 10, 1948; letter, U.S. attorney general's office to Krug, September 1, 1948; letters, Acting Chief of Lands and Recreation Planning Charles A. Richey, to Flickinger, December 10 and December 13, 1948; and letter, Major Carl R. Lauritsen, Chief, Lands Division, Office of the Judge Advocate General, Department of the Army, to Drury, n.d.
23Letter, Flickinger to Baker, June 13, 1949; memorandum, Merriam to Drury, November 12, 1948; letter, A.E. Demaray, Acting Director, National Park Service, to the attorney general, July 5, 1949; and letter, Baker to Flickinger, June 12, 1949.
24Letter, Krug to Truman, September 26, 1949; letter, attorney general to Truman, October 24, 1949; letter, Assistant Director, Executive Office of the President, to the attorney general, October 4, 1949; all from Harry S Truman Papers, Official File, Folder 572, Box 1394, Harry S. Truman Library, Independence, Missouri; and memorandum, Merriam to Drury, September 2, 1949.
27Proclamation Establishing Effigy Mounds National Monument--Iowa, October 25, 1949. 64th Statutes at Large, 81st Congress, 2d Session, 1950-51, 64 part 2:A371. A copy of the proclamation in its entirety is contained in Appendix A.
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