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CRA149 -- Save the Dunes Council Records
  
Calumet Regional Archives

Inventory

7.75 Linear Feet
September 1989; November 2012


Box File Description
1 1 Historical Information, Save the Dunes Council, 1952-1981
2 Historical Information, Dorothy R. Buell, 1886-1977
3 Historical Information, Indiana Dunes/Port of Indiana, 1957, 1962

Series: Correspondence
Box File Description
1 4-23 Correspondence, Dorothy Buell, 1952-1963
2 1-9 Correspondence, Dorothy Buell, 1964-1968
10-19 Correspondence, General, 1949-1962
3 1-14 Correspondence, General, 1963-1968
15 Correspondence, Cowles and Pinhook Bogs as National Landmarks, 1965-1966
16 Correspondence, Bethlehem Steel Landfill, 1966
17 Correspondence, Inland Steel Property, 1966
18 Correspondence, Ogden Dunes Homeowners Association, 1966

Series: Minutes
Box File Description
4 1 By-Laws, Save the Dunes Council, 1954, 1977, n.d.
2-5 Minutes, Save the Dunes Council, 1952-1968, 1976-1977, 1981-1982
6 Membership List, Indiana Dunes Preservation Council, (?), 1951
7-9 Membership Lists, Save the Dunes Council, 1952-1954
10 Address Book, Dorothy Buell, ca. 1960-62
11 Membership Cards, National Dunes Park Association / Save the Dunes Council, ca, 1917, 1960
12 Press Releases, Save the Dunes Council, (1957-1967)
13 Newsletters, Save the Dunes Council, (1974-1989)
14 Brochure, Indiana Federation of Women's Clubs, 1923
15 Brochures, Publicity Materials, Save the Dunes Council, (1950-1964)
16 Brochures, Publicity Materials, Save the Dunes Council / National Park Service, (1966-1985)
17 Financial Statements, Save the Dunes Council, 1956, 1959-1964
18 Complaint, Virginia Reuterskiold vs. Midwest Steel Corporation, 1960
19 Complaint, Judson P. Harris, et al vs. Harold W. Handley, et al. 1960
20 Brief and Appendix, Judson P. Harris, et al, vs. Colonel Joseph A. Smedile, 1961
21 Complaint, Judson P. Harris vs. Col. Joseph A. Smedile, n.d.
4 22 Brief, Opposition to Motion to Remand, Indiana Port Commission vs. Lake County Trust Company and Virginia Reuterskiold, ca. 1966
23 Notices, Corps of Engineers, United States Army, (1950-1967)
24-30 Bills and Testimony, U.S. Congress, 1958-1966

Box File Description
5 1-4 Bills and Testimony, U.S. Congress, 1967, 1969, 1976, 1978-1979
5 Statement, Lyndon B. Johnson on the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, November 5, 1966
6 Resolutions, Organizations Supporting H.R. 51, 1966
7-8 Petitions, Endorsements of H.R. 51 and S.360, 1960
9 Petitions, Beverly Shores Inclusion in H.R. 51, 1966

Series: Reports
Box File Description
5 10 Report, The Dunes of Northwestern Indiana, by A.F. Knotts, 1916
11 Report, The Proposed Sand Dunes National Park, Indiana by Stephen T. Mather, 1917
12 Report, Indiana Dunes State Park: A History and Description, 1930
13 Report, The Dunes of the Chicago Region, Chicago Academy of Sciences, 1935
14 Report, Burns Ditch Harbor, ca. 1938 (?)
15 Pamphlet, Terrestrial Vertebrates of the Indiana Dunes by Walter L. Nacker, 1939
16 Report, Burns Waterway Harbor Proposal, 1949
17 Report, Burns Ditch Harbor, Corps of Engineers, 1949-1950
18 Report, Facts Concerning the Proposed Burns Ditch Harbor, ca. 1950
19 Report, Indiana Sand Dune Preservation, 1952
20 Outline, Study Unit for Teachers, Indiana Dunes, 1953
21 Report, Our Vanishing Shoreline, ca. 1954
22 Report, Waterways Committee, Civic Committee of the Western Society of Engineers, 1956
23 Report, Waterborne Commerce of the United States. Part 3: Waterways and Harbors, Great Lakes, 1956
24 Report, Chronology of the Indiana Dunes, 1957
25 Proceedings, Great Lakes Port Organization and Administration, 1958
26 Report, "The Scientific Importance of the Indiana Sand Dunes", 1959
5 27 Reports, Burns Ditch, 1960
28 Interim Report, Burns Waterway Harbor, 1960
29 Report, Port and Harbor Activities and General Engineering Practice of Parsons, Brinckorhoff, Quade, and Douglas, 1961
30 Report, Proposed Plans for Harbor, Steel Mills and Dunes Park, May 1963
31 Report, The Principal Questions to be Resolved by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government When Determining the Need and Justification for Authorization of Federal Funds for the Proposed Burns Waterway Harbor, Indiana, 1963
32 Report, American Oil Company, 1964
33 Progress Report, Conservation and Recreation, State of Indiana, April, 1964
34 Report, The Lake We Drink, 1964
35 Report, "The Botanical Importance of Indiana Dunes", n.d.
36 Report, Digest of the Progress of the Indiana port from June 1939 to June 1958, (and various port materials), n.d.

Series: Articles
Box File Description
5 37 Articles, "Indiana's Unrivaled Sand-dunes", by Orpheus Moyor Schantz, National Geographic, May, 1919 (with reprints)
38 Articles, on Indiana's Sand Dunes, Gary Works Circle, 1923-1924
39 Article, "Getting the Jump on Ogden Dunes, 1937 (?)
40 Article, "A Naturalist's Chicagoana-- The Dune Country", by Walter L. Necker, The Chicago Naturalist, Vol, 1, 1938
41 Article, "A Letter to the Clergy",by Elise Nelson, Naturopathic Magazetts June-July, 1950
42 Articles on Burns Ditch Proposal, The Audubon Bulletin, September/December, 1951
43 Program, Indiana Division, Izaak Walton League of America, Gary, Indiana, September 1951
44 Article, "Enlargement of Dunes State Park", Indiana History Bulletin, November 1952
45 Article, "Missouri River Channel Stabilization and Navigation Project", Electric Light and Power, August 1952
46 Article, on The Conservation Council of Chicago and the Indiana Dunes, Nature Conservation News, July 1952
47 Article, "A Geologist Looks at Indiana Dunes", by Neal Smith, Outdoor Indiana, September, 1952
48 Article, "Indiana Sand Dune Preservation", Friends of Our Native Landscape, Autumn 1952
49 Article, Update on Dunes Effort, Friends of Our Native Landscape, Summer 1953
50 Article, "Northwest District Garden Clubs Assist in 'Save the Dunes' Program", Indiana Gardens, October 1953
51 Newsletters, Nature Conservation News, 1953
52 Magazine, Shore and Beach, October 1954
53 Article, "The Dunes in Danger" by George Mann, Chicago, September 1955
54 Article, "Garden Club's Campaign to Save the Dunes", 1956
5 55 Article, "Dooming the Dunes", Nature Magazine, November 1956
56 Book Brochure, Cradled in the Dunelands by Jeannette Vaughn Konley, 1956
57 Article, "Indiana Parks Great Visitators", Outdoor Indiana, July 1957
58 Article, "Storm Over Sand Dunes", Midwest, January 1, 1956
59 Article, "Indiana Dunes: Summer Playground for the Midwest", Telebriefs, July 1957
60 Article, "Dunes Council Asks Federal Aid", The Audubon Bulletin, June 1958
61 Article, "Sen. Douglas to Gov. Handley: "Shame!" Supravision, 1958
62 Article, "The Indiana Dunes" Planning and Civic Comment, September 1958
63 Report, Our Fourth Shore--Great Lakes Shoreline, 1959
64 Article, "Indiana's Unspoiled Dunes", National Parks, August 1959
65 Editorial, "Battle of the Dunes", WOWO Radio, 1958
66 Article, "I.A.S. Honors Dr. R. M. Strong", The Audubon Bulletin, December 1959
67 Article, "Save Our Shores", IUD Digest, Fall 1959
68 Article, "Battle Rages at Ogden Dunes", The Iron Age, May 21, 1959
69 Article, "On Dunes and New Year's Resolutions", National Parks, January 1960
70 Article, "Unless Dunes Council Succeeds...", National Parks, April 1960
71 Article, "Sand Dune Systems", Science, Vol. 131, February 19, 1960
72 Article, "The Dunes and Still Worth Saving", Outdoor America, March 1961
5 73 Article, "Indiana Dunes", National Wildlands News, September 1961
74 Article, "The Magic of the Dunes" Chicago Tribune Magazine, October 22, 1961
75 Note on Tourism, Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, October 1961
76 Article, "Washington Officials' Visit to Indiana Dunes May Bring Favorable Final Action", Outdoor America, October 1961
77 Article, "Northern Indiana's Lakefront as a Tourist Resource", 1961
78 Leaflet, 10 Ships Sail Every Day, Indiana Farm Bureau, 1961
79 Article, "Sand Dunes and Controversy", Newsweek, August 21, 1961
80 Article, "Who Should Educate Whom?" (Source Unknown), 1962
81 Article, "Ft. Wayne, Porter Chapters in Fight to Save Dunes Area", The Hoosier Waltonian, March 1962
82 Article, "Dunes Controversy Showdown", Fort Wayne, June 1962
83 Editorial, The Hoosier Waltonian, June 1962
84 Article, "First Barge-Load of Rock for Lake Campus", N.U. Alumni, July 1962
85 Article, "Northwestern University's Removal of Indiana Dunes Sand Creates a Furor", The Izaak Walton Magazine, July 1962
86 Article, "There is Still Time to Save the Indiana Dunes", Audubon, July-August 1962
87 Article, "Sandstorm in Indiana", The Explorer, September-October 1962
88 Article, "Fight for Indiana Dunes", Illinois Wildland, October 1961
89 Article, "The Indiana Dunes-Birthplace of Ecology", American Planning and Civic Association, 1962
90 Article, "Best Indiana Port and Steel Mill Site is Not in Dunes Area", Friends of Our Native Landscape, 1962
5 91 Article, "The Indiana Dunes and Pressure Politics", The Atlantic Monthly, February 1963
92 Article from Country Beautiful, March 6, 1963
93 Article, "Sand Ridges and Dunes in the Calumet Region", Nature Bulletin No. 709, Forest Preserve District of Cook County, March 16, 1963
94 Article, "To Be or Not To Be-The Indiana Dunes" Fort Wayne Magazine, April 1963
95 Article, "Battle Over Indiana Dunes is Approaching A Climax", The Blade, July 14, 1963
96 Article, "Why Save the Dunes?", The Iowa Waltonian, July 1963
97 Article, "Immortality of the Dunes", National Parks, November 1963
98 Article, "The Indiana Dunes-Product of Wind and Wave" December 1963
99 Article, "Our Best Chance to Save the Indiana Dunes", Audubon, March-April 1964
100 Newsletter, The WURD, April 3, 1964
101 Article, "An Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore", National Parks, July 1964
102 Article, "Four Uncut Jewels of the Indiana Dunes", Acres, Fall 1964
103 Editorials, "The Port and the Future" / "More Than One Kind of Economy", WISH-TV, 1964
104 Article, "The Battle for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore" June 1965
105 Editorials, "Port Future Hangs in Balance" / "Room for Both", 1965
106 Article, "Indiana Dunes Revisited", The Izaak Walton Magazine, January 1966
107 Article, "The Dunes: A Personal Reminiscence", The Northern Indiana Dunes Review, April 1966
108 Article, "Indiana National Lakeshore Enacted", The Hoosier Waltonian, Dec. 1966
5 109 Article, "Perspective", Natural Features of Indiana, 1966
110 Article, "Report to Campers", Better Camping, January 1967
111 Article, "The Dunes-The Army-The Battle", The Izaak Walton Magazine, February 1967
112 Article, "Burns Harbor Taking Shape Slowly, Surely", Times Calumet Magazine, September 17, 1967
113 Article, "Freshman Biologists Tour Indiana Dunes", Educationally Speaking, November 1967
114 Newsletters, Beverly Shores, 1967
6 1 Article, "Time Running Out in Fight to Save the Indiana Dunes, Fort-Wayne Journal Gazette, May 29, 1973
2 Article, "Rounding Out the Indiana Dunes", National Parks and Conservation Magazine, November 1973
3 Article, "Ecologists vs. Industry in the Hoosier Prairie, The Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 16, 1974
4 Article, "The Dunes in Danger" Chicago Sun-Times Magazine, December 8, 1974
5 Article, "How Citizens Saved the Indiana Dunes", Environmental Education Report, March 1983
6 Article, "The Indiana Dunes", "Pond Life, Part 2"; Lake Michigan's Ancient Beaches", by W. J. Beecher, Science Notes, n.d.
7 Address, U.S. Conservation Program, John F. Kennedy, 1962
8 Program, President's Conservation Achievement Program, 1967
9 Brochures, Indiana Dunes State Park, ca. 1950

Box File Description
6 27 Maps, (15), Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (Proposed) and Harbor Plans, (1916-1967)
28 Map, (1), Indiana Dunes State Park, n.d.
29 Placemat, Bailly's Homestead Inn, 1963

Box File Description
7 1-18 Newsarticles, 1951-1963

Box File Description
8 1-5 Newsarticles, 1964-1967
6 Newsarticles, (1968-1967)
7 Newsarticles, n.d.
8 Cartoons, Brenda Starr and Burns Ditch, 1961

Box File Description
9 1-5 Petitions, To Establish a Dunes National Park, ca. 1960

Box Description
10 Scrapbooks, (2), 1958-1961, 1963, 1976
Award, Honor Council, Save the Dunes Council, 1954
Campaign Materials, Save the Dunes, (ca. 1952-1966)

Box Description
11 Scrapbooks, (2), 1966-1976

Oversize--Located in CRA Map Case, Drawer 8
Folder Description
1 Maps, (23), Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (Proposed), 1926, (1959-1968)
Map, (1), Dunes Areas Zoning Map, 1959
Map, (1), Calumet Region Vegetation of the Fundament, 1950
Maps, (2), Inland Steel Property, 1966
2 Publicity Materials, 1917, 1957-1961
  Poster, 25th Anniversary, IDNL, 1991
  Poster, 60th Anniversary, Save the Dunes Council, 2012
3 Newspapers, 1917, 1919, 1957
Magazine Article, 1960


Motion Picture Film (Shelved next to the Collection)
Description
Film, (2 Reels), "Playground of Mid-America: The Indiana Dunes", ca. 1960
Film, (1 Reel), "Too Rick to Navigate, Too Thin To Cultivate", ca. 1965

Subject Tracings

  • Bethlehem Steel Corporation
  • Buell, Dorothy R.
  • Douglas, Paul
  • Dune Acres, Indiana
  • Environment
  • Indiana Dunes
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
  • Indiana Dunes State Park
  • Industry
  • Knott, Armanis F.
  • Mather, Stephen T.
  • Ogden Dunes
  • Port of Indiana
  • USS