United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Members of the United States House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, 87th Congress, pose for a group portrait in their committee room. The representatives, seated at the semi-circular table are, left to right, an unidentified man, Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.), two unidentified men, John H. Kyl (R-Iowa), an unidentified man, J. Edgar Chenoweth (R-Colo.), Ellis Y. Berry (R-S.D.), J. Ernest Wharton, (R-N.Y.), Walter E. Rogers (D-Texas), committee chairman Wayne N. Aspinall (D-Colo.), Leo...
Overview Wayne N. Aspinall (1896-1983) of Palisade, Colorado served as member of the U.S. Congress, House of Representatives from 1949-1972, where he specialized in legislation on natural resources. He authored the Colorado River Basin Project Act of 1968 and played a key role in the 1964 Wilderness Act. His collection at the University of Denver includes congressional office records and files reflecting Aspinall's interests in water, public lands and conservation, service on and chairmanship of the...
Dates: 1925-1976; Majority of material found in 1955-1972