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Marianne (Marika) Ainley fonds Politics
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"Scientists vs. Government Experts: The wood buffalo controversy, 1920-1991"

Subseries contains research materials related to a talk given by Ainley and Tina Crossfield at the 7th Kingston Conference of the Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association in Ottawa, Ontario in 1991, entitled, "Scientists vs. Government Experts: The Wood Buffalo Controversy, 1920-1990." The material appears to have been in the process of being developed into a publication. Subseries consists of articles, including an edited article entitled, "Scientists vs. Government Experts: The Wood Buffalo Controversy, 1920-1991." Subseries also includes photocopies of correspondence, photocopied transcripts of House of Commons proceedings, Microfiche Report Series #104: "Dual Allegiance: the history of wood buffalo national park," notes, and a publication.

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File consists of a publication on the species classification of wood bison, William Rowan correspondence related to the Wood Buffalo Controversy, an edited article by Ainley and Tina Crossfield entitled, "Scientists vs. Government Experts: The Wood Buffalo Controversy, 1920-1991," photocopies of transcripts of House of Commons proceedings from the 1920s related to a plan for wood and plains buffalo conservation, articles on the species classification of wood bison and plans to decrease the number of bison as a result of an outbreak of disease among the bison in the 1990s, a table on the decrease in numbers of wood bison, and Ainley's research notes.