Daniel Pedrotti discusses growing up in Del Rio, Texas, and developing an interest in hunting and the outdoors. Pedrotti talks about how he joined the Boone and Crockett Club in 1989 and describes the different offices he held, such as the Chairman of the Publications Committee, Vice President of Communications, and First Vice President of the Club. Pedrotti discusses different policies that the Club enacted and the roles of various club members in creating changes or implementing new ideas. He also talks about the relationship between the Club and the University of Montana. Pedrotti explains how many of the Club’s operations are funded—through endowment funds, membership fees, and so forth. He talks about his sponsorship of the first woman member of the Club, the Club’s association with other foundations (such as the Elk Foundation), and his prediction of the future of the Club.
The interviewee’s full date of birth is restricted in the audio and transcript.
Del Rio, Texas; Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt; University of Montana; Foundation of the North American Wild Sheep; Boone and Crockett Foundation; Missoula, Montana; Elk Foundation; Safari Club; The Crusade for Wildlife; Geological Society; Boone and Crockett Club; Boone and Crockett Club headquarters, Missoula, Montana; Hunting; Trophy hunting; Conservation efforts; Wildlife conservation; Big game hunting
Boone and Crockett Club Oral History Project, OH 297, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (29 p.: 28 cm.)
Pedrotti, Daniel, "Daniel Pedrotti Interview, September 15, 1995" (1995). Boone and Crockett Club Oral History Project. 26.