Andrus, Cecil D., 1931-
- Papers, 1951-1998
- ca. 100 ft.
- U.S. Secretary of the Interior; Governor of Idaho
- Unpublished finding aid in the repository
Copies of correspondence, memoranda, press releases, calendars, itineraries, reports, studies, briefing books, clippings, and other papers, from Andrus' service as U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1977-1981 (ca. 12 ft.); files of staff aides Joseph J. Nagel, assistant for state and federal relations, and D. Chris Carlson, director of public affairs (ca. 30 ft.); records and clippings from Andrus' five campaigns for Governor of Idaho (1966, 1970, 1974, 1986, and 1990); scrapbook from his service in the Idaho legislature (1960s); and photos, videos, and memorabilia from his service as Secretary of the Interior and as Governor of Idaho. Secretary of Interior papers include typewritten minutes of Cabinet meetings, annotated in Andrus' hand; scrapbooks of press clippings documenting his activities as Secretary; and material relating to public lands in Alaska, coal, nuclear waste management, water projects review, and the nomination of James Watt as his successor, among other issues. Correspondents include President Jimmy Carter.
Gift of Cecil D. Andrus, 1994.
Boise State University Library also holds Governor Andrus' gubernatorial records (MSS 141), on loan from the Idaho State Archives.