The Richard Proenneke Fund is managed by a committee within the Friends of the Donnellson Public Library, known as "The Richard Proenneke Committee". Mementos and artifacts relating to his life will be on display at the new Donnellson Public Library, and funds raised will be used to house, promote and properly display the collection, and provide for safe storage, utility costs, and other expenses related to the placement of the exhibit at the new library.
Among the items that will be on display at the new Donnellson Public Library are:
Large Kodiak Brown Bear skin (Grizzly)
Smaller Kodiak Brown Bear skin (Grizzly)
Caribou calf pelt
Hand-carved wooden dipper
Plaster of Paris cast of a wolf paw print
Original reels of film of "The Frozen North"
Magazines featuring Richard Proenneke
Richard's gold pan used for panning gold
Original movie projector and screen
Family Photo Album
Old movies of Primrose in 1930's - 1940's
Letters & correspondence from Richard
A copy of "The Torrey Pines Gliderport"
Dick's Fish Fillet Knife
Guest Book from May 1990 -August 2000 that John Denver signed in June, 1995.
Copy of Guest Book from Aug 1982 - Aug. 1989
The original "Study" for "Sunset At Twin Lakes" with Raymond Proenneke's note & comments
Kodiak Grizzly Bear Skin
Letters From Richard
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