Jerry L. Wheeler Master's Thesis
June 2002
4 folders

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Processed by: Ruth Light, October 2006

Biographical Note:

Jerry L Wheeler was born September 24, 1954 in Seymour, Indiana.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History at Indiana University, and his Master of Arts degree in Public History at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.  He was a recipient of the 2001 Graduate Student Paper Award from the Department of History at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.


Materials within collection.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains the Master’s thesis of Jerry L. Wheeler entitled, “Fish, Pheasants and Politics: Paul McNutt and the Popularization of Conservation in 1930s Indiana.”

Folder Listing:

1. Title Page, Acknowledgements, Introduction, and Chapter 1: Preparing the Indiana Landscape
2. Chapter 2: Fish, Pheasants and Politics
3. Chapter 3: Popularizing Conservation
4. Conclusion: Ye Reap What Ye Sow, Selected Bibliography, and biographical/education information

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

4 folders, (159 items)

Collection Dates:

June 2002


Jerry L. Wheeler

Access: This collection is open for research.



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Language Materials are entirely in English

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