Frank Cook Interview, July 13, 1977


Frank Cook


Gyongyver "Kitty" Beuchert



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Frank Cook discusses his education at Seaton Hall College and his military service during World War Two. He discusses his love of hunting and becoming a Boone and Crockett Club member in 1964. Cook talks about his involvement with the Records Committee and the Executive Committee as well as other conservation organizations such as the Isaac Walton League, the Alaska Big Game Trophy Club, and the Fish and Game Department. Cook talks about the role of hunters in the state of Alaska in wildlife and wildlife habitat conservation efforts. He mentions his involvement in the passing of fair chase laws. Cook also discusses the Club’s affiliation with the National Rifle Association [NRA].


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Document Type

Oral History


Fair chase regulations; Boone and Crockett Club; Wildlife conservation; Conservation efforts; World War, 1939-1945; Alaska, conservation efforts; Trophy hunting; National Rifle Association [NRA]; Isaac Walton League; Alaska Big Game Trophy Club; Fish and Game Department, Alaska

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 297-012, 013

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (18 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:00:12 minutes

Local Filename

OH_297_012_013.mp3; OH_297_012_013.pdf

Frank Cook Interview, July 13, 1977