Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

FERGUSON, A. CLAUDE MSS.

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I. SUBJECT FILES. Includes correspondence, clippings, publications, and notes relating to various environmentally and personally significant topics.

Box 1
  • Bedford City Plan Commission
  • "Between Outings" (2 folders)
  • Boy Scouts of America (2 folders)
  • Childhood Memorabilia – includes sewing cards, certificate of graduation from 3rd grade
  • Clippings 1976
  • Clippings 1977
  • Clippings and Pamphlets 1978
  • Clippings 1995
  • Clippings Related to Ferguson
  • Clippings – Miscellaneous
  • Collins Mining
  • Container Legislation
  • Correspondence A-Z
  • Environmental Quality Awards 1976
  • Forest Service Chemicals
  • Hoosier Conservation (4 folders)
  • Hoosier National Forest Plan (2 folders)
Box 2
  • Indiana Conservation Council, Inc.
  • IU Lecture
  • IU Oral History
  • Izaak Walton League
  • Management Improvement Committee
  • Maps and Guides
  • Marble Hill and Nuclear Waste
  • Maumee Wildlife
  • Michael Frome
  • National Forest Press Releases
  • Nature Conservancy
  • ORV 1999
  • Park Publications
  • Personal Records
  • Photographs
  • Programs
  • Saddle Lake – includes photograph
  • Sassafras Audubon Society
  • Timber Management
  • Trapping
  • Water Quality and Watershed
  • Wayne-Hoosier Organization Study (2 folders)
  • Wild Turkey
  • Wild Turkey Federation (2 folders)
  • Writings by Ferguson

II. LEGAL FILES. Divided into two subseries: Correspondence and Clippings; and Reports.

Box 3
  • Correspondence and Clippings
  • Affidavits
  • Agency
  • American Motorcycle Association (AMA) Involvement
  • Appeal
  • Appeal 1976
  • Appeal Working Papers
  • Appellant Briefs
  • Appellant Exhibits (2 folders)
  • Attorney General
  • CBS
  • Concerned Citizens for Nebo Ridge Association (CCNRA)
  • Charges and Findings
  • Civil Actions
  • Civil Service Commission (CSC)
  • Classification Case
  • Code of Ethics
  • Cravens
Box 4
  • Executive Order
  • Exhibits and Legislation (3 folders)
  • Fire and Aviation Management
  • Forest Service Evidence (2 folders)
  • Government Accountability Project (GAP)
  • Girton Departure
  • Indiana Conservation Council, Inc. (ICCI)
  • Indiana Daily Student (IDS)
  • Interrogatories (2 folders)
  • Izaak Walton League
  • Law Photocopies (3 folders)
  • Legal Expenses
  • Mitchell Ridge Road
  • Montagne Case
  • National Wildlife Fund (NWF)
Box 5
  • Office of Investigation
  • ORV Case Conclusion (2 folders)
  • Personnel Change Actions
  • Pleadings
  • Reassignment
  • Rebuttal 1970-1977 (2 folders)
  • Rebuttal to Nebo Ridge
  • Rebuttal to ORVs (2 folders)
  • Rights and Regulations (2 folders)
  • Sandor and Gaze
  • Secretary of Agriculture (2 folders)
  • Spoons
  • Staff Meetings (2 folders)
Box 6
  • Whistleblowers
  • Miscellaneous 1970-1971 (2 folders)
  • Miscellaneous 1976-1978
  • Miscellaneous (9 folders)
Box 7
  • Reports
  • Appendix I – Analysis of OI Report following investigation of charges by A. Claude Ferguson of harassment, fraud, deceit and defamation of character of 6/3/75 (2 folders)
  • Appendix II – A. Claude Ferguson sworn statement to special agent Turn of USDA-OI of 6/3/75 (harassment, fraud, deceit and defamation of character)
  • Appendix III – A. Claude Ferguson sworn statement to special agent Turner, USDA-OI, of 6/4/75 (charge of wrong-doing on part of certain Forest Service officials)
  • Appendix IV – A. Claude Ferguson response to original charges to Forest Service, November, 1974 (3 folders)
  • Charges of Evidence (3 folders)
  • Ferguson Affidavit, 8 June 1976
  • Ferguson Affidavit, 7 July 1976
  • Ferguson Affidavit, 27 July 1976
Box 8
  • Investigation Report (3 folders)
  • Response to Charges – Volume I, 29 October 1975 (2 folders)
  • Response to Charges – Volume II, 29 October 1975 (3 folders)
  • Response to Charges – Volume III, 29 October 1975

III. BRIGHT HOPE FURNACE LEDGER.

Box 8
  • Census (2 folders)
  • Correspondence A-Z
  • Maps, Deeds, and Publications (2 folders)
Box 9
  • Photocopies of Ledger (4 folders)
  • Photographs
  • Typescripts (2 folders)

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