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White papers and conference transcripts are available for many Andrus Center Events. These include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Early Learning in Idaho: Finding Common Ground
  • USDA Forest Service: The Next 100 Years
  • A Challenge Still Unmet: A Critical Assessment of the Policy Response to Wildland Fire
  • Dateline…The West
  • Rural Idaho: Challenged to Change
  • The Fires Next Time
  • Policy After Politics: How should the next administration approach public land management in the western states?

For more information, contact the Andrus Center at (208) 426-3784.


The Albertsons Library at Boise State University houses over 40 years’ worth of correspondence, memoranda, press releases, calendars, reports and similar materials documenting Cecil D. Andrus’ service as U.S. Secretary of the Interior and also personal items pertaining to his five campaigns for Governor of Idaho and as a member of the Idaho legislature.

This impressive collection includes a 1960s scrapbook from Andrus’  service in the Idaho legislature and photos, videos, and memorabilia from both his service as Secretary of the Interior and as Governor of Idaho. Secretary of Interior papers include typewritten minutes of Cabinet meetings, annotated in Andrus’ hand; scrapbooks of press clippings documenting his activities as Secretary; and material relating to public lands in Alaska, coal, nuclear waste management, water projects review, and the nomination of James Watt as his successor, among other issues.

The collection is available for research with the links below providing an overview of the documents available: