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Environmental Action Group, Yale University, Records

Call Number: RU 1173

Scope and Contents

The records consist of letters, statements, flyers, and other records of Environmental Action Group at Yale University, clippings documenting the group's activities, and photographic slides (with digital scans on CD) of Earth Day 1970 events in New Haven.


  • 1969-1971

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by Daphne Gemmill was transferred to Yale University in 2020. These materials may be used for non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from Yale University as the copyright holder. For other uses of these materials, please contact Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Daphne Gemmill, 2020.


The material is arranged as received from the creator of the records.


.44 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

Biographical / Historical

The Environmental Action Group is a nonprofit organization formed by Yale graduate students to advocate for environmental causes.


Forms part of Yale Record Group 40 (YRG 40), Records of Yale Clubs, Societies, and Organizations.
Guide to the Environmental Action Group, Yale University, Records
compiled by Michael Lotstein
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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