Arthur Popham Interview, December 2, 1994


Arthur Popham


Daniel Hall



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Arthur Popham briefly mentions his early life, which includes attending law school at the University of Missouri and practicing law in Kansas City. He goes on to talk about other Boone and Crockett Club members he has sponsored and a hunting trip he took to Iran, during which he collected tissue specimens of different kinds of sheep for another member who was a biologist. Popham also discusses some of the presidents of the Club and what it takes to run the organization. He also discusses the functions of the Club and the importance of its activities that promote wildlife conservation and environmental protection. Popham goes on to describe heading the Club’s Fair Chase ethics committee, the relocation of the Club’s headquarters to Missoula, Montana, and his predictions for the Club’s future.


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Document Type

Oral History


New Mexico Military Institute; University of Kansas City; University of Arizona; University of Missouri; University of Colorado; Popham Law Firm; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Rampart Dam, Alaska; Boone and Crockett Club; Boone and Crockett Club headquarters, Missoula, Montana; Hunting; Trophy hunting; Conservation efforts; Wildlife conservation; Big game hunting

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

Boone and Crockett Club Oral History Project, OH 297, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library


Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 /

Oral History Number

OH 297-053

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (13 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:40:20 minutes

Local Filename

OH_297_053.mp3; OH_297_053.pdf

Arthur Popham Interview, December 2, 1994