Gyongyver "Kitty" Beuchert
Duncan Hodgson recalls his family history and his personal and professional accomplishments. He discusses some of his early hunting trips, including shooting a record-sized caribou. Hodgson talks about joining the Boone and Crockett Club in 1948 and mentions early members such as the Roosevelts, Richard Borden, Francis T. Colby, Harold J. Coolidge, Jr., Madison Grant, and Elmer Rusten as well as many others. He talks about serving as vice president and being a member of the Executive Committee, the North American Big Game Committee, and the Conservation Committee. He discusses the concept of fair chase and the use of hunting as a conservation tool. Hodgson talks about the differences between U.S. and Canadian hunting laws and regulations. He also shares his thoughts on Club meetings, social gatherings, and the Club’s continuing role in conservation.
Boone and Crockett Club; Wildlife conservation; Conservation efforts; Roosevelt family; Trophy hunting; Fair chase regulations; North American Big Game Committee; Elmer Rusten; Madison Grant; Harold J. Coolidge, Jr.; Francis T. Colby; Richard Borden
Boone and Crockett Club Oral History Project, OH 297, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 297-020, 021
1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (21 p.: 28 cm.)
Hodgson, Duncan M., "Duncan M. Hodgson Interview, December 6, 1978" (1978). Boone and Crockett Club Oral History Project. 9.