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Millicent Todd Bingham papers

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Call Number: MS 496D
Overview: One-fifth of the papers are devoted to correspondence, books, articles, speeches and research notes relating to her publication of Emily Dickinson's poems in Bolts of Melody (1945) and three subsequent books about Emily Dickinson. Bingham's education as well as her professional life as a teacher of French and as a geographer, particularly of Peru, are thoroughly documented with correspondence, research notes, publications and other papers (1885-1929).
Dates: 1865-1968

Richard H. D. Boerker papers

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Call Number: MS 920
Overview: Correspondence and printed matter relating to Richard Hans Douai Boerker's studies at the Universities of Michigan and Nebraska, his work with various government agencies and his books and articles. Many of the letters are acknowledgments of the receipts of his books from prominent foresters, botanists, ecologists and other scientists (1911-1950).
Dates: 1910-1962

Bowers family papers

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Call Number: MS 1194
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, notes, and reports on politics in Connecticut and New Hampshire during the Reconstruction Era, forestry and timber lands, and Yale alumni activities in Washington, D.C., plus a small collection of autograph letters and clipped signatures.
Dates: 1859-1910

John Shaw Boyce papers

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Call Number: MS 756
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, reports, and research material almost exclusively devoted to John Boyce's work on wood and wood diseases. About a third of the papers relate to Boyce's work on the use of wood in airplanes during World War I.
Dates: 1918-1964

Hugh Picken Brady papers

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Call Number: MS 878
Overview: The papers include material on the Yale School of Forestry and other Yale related interests and miscellaneous records relating to Hugh Picken Brady's lumbering activities, including the records of his own and other lumber companies. The papers relating to the Yale School of Forestry include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, printed matter and memorabilia for the period 1954-1967.
Dates: 1927-1967, bulk 1954-1967

William Robinson Brown papers

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Call Number: MS 107
Overview: Business correspondence, articles, speeches, and the manuscripts of Brown's book, Our Forest Heritage: a History of Forestry and Recreation in New Hampshire (1958), forestry studies, and Congressional bills. Includes papers relating to the Brown Company of Berlin, New Hampshire (manufacturer of paper products, chemicals, and other wood-using products), the American Forestry Association, New Hampshire Disaster Emergency Council, New Hampshire Forestry...
Dates: 1907-1958

Ralph Clement Bryant papers

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Call Number: MS 877
Overview: Photographs, negatives, and postcards showing logging and lumbering operations in the United States, Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, Sweden and Switzerland.
Dates: 1897-1939

Wilson Martindale Compton papers

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Call Number: MS 1175
Overview: Writings and speeches of Wilson M. Compton, relating to lumbering and logging, forest management, and housing construction; includes material prepared for the National Lumber Manufacturers Association.
Dates: 1924-1961

Garvan-Sheldon collection

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Call Number: MS 232
Overview: Miscellaneous letters related to big game hunting, a photograph album of early contributors to Forest and Stream (with a letter from George Bird Grinnell identifying the photographs), diaries, miscellaneous writings and memorabilia all related to travel or hunting. The letters were removed from books in a library collected by Charles Sheldon and presented to Yale University by Francis P. Garvan in 1929.
Dates: 1796-1943

James Lippincott Goodwin papers

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Call Number: MS 243
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, business records, maps and records of various forest conservation organizations in Connecticut and North Carolina, where James Goodwin carried on his lumbering operations. His activities in the conservation associations and as field secretary of the Connecticut State Park Forest Commission is documented in correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings and records of plantings carried on by the organizations. The maps show Goodwin's holdings in various parts...
Dates: 1882-1967

Henry Solon Graves papers

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Call Number: MS 249
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, diaries, notes, photographs, and other papers relating to the personal life and professional career of Henry Solon Graves. The collection documents Graves' academic and administrative career, his professional writings and activities, and his service during World War I as a forestry engineer in France.
Dates: 1877-1952

George Herbert Gray papers

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Call Number: MS 251
Overview: Correspondence, surveys, reports, maps, legal documents, printed matter and clippings relating to Gray's work as a planning consultant for the Connecticut State Planning Board and his private work in the field of flood control. The surveys for Connecticut (1921-1940) cover population, state libraries, electricity, and zoning, also specifications for a house in Hamden, Connecticut and material on pollution of the Connecticut River. Planning data is also included for flood control in Ohio, for...
Dates: 1921-1945

John Dennett Guthrie papers

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Call Number: MS 1121
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, notes, writings, printed material, photographs and memorabilia concerning forestry and forest policy in Alaska, Arizona, Oregon, Texas, and Virginia and material on Guthrie's association with Civilian Conservation Corps, United States Forest Service, Society of American Foresters and the Yale Forest School.
Dates: 1901-1959

Austin Foster Hawes papers

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Call Number: MS 637
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, photographs, and newspaper clippings, which document Austin Hawes's student life, his career as state forester of Connecticut, his controversial retirement from that position, and his travels in Central and South America. Also included are papers concerning his European travels, his job as state forester of Vermont, and as professor of history at the University of Vermont. Correspondents include Henry Graves and Gifford Pinchot.
Dates: 1880-1968

Royal Shaw Kellogg papers

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Call Number: MS 933
Overview: Chiefly correspondence between Royal Shaw Kellogg and other foresters and paper company officials and printed relating to forestry. Also included are research files, correspondence and other papers connected with Kellogg's book, Newsprint Paper in North America, published in 1949.
Dates: 1933-1966, bulk 1948-1949

William Kent family papers

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Call Number: MS 309
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, topical files, biographical files, scrapbooks, and other material relating to William Kent's businesses, political activities, and family. The papers document his activities as a municipal reformer in Chicago and Northern California; his interests in conservation, recreation, and public control of water power; his campaigns for election to Congress; his service in the U.S. House of Representatives and on the U.S. Tariff Commission; and his...
Dates: 1768-1961

Walter Clay Lowdermilk papers

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Call Number: MS 597
Overview: Typed manuscript (mimeograph) "Soil, Forest, and Water Conservation in China, Israel, Africa, and the United States," oral history interview (703 pages in two volumes) conducted by Malca Chall for the Regional Oral History Office at the University of California at Berkeley, illustrated, 1969, Berkeley, California. Also included is a typed manuscript (mimeograph) "The Heavens Cooperate," by Inez M. Lowdermilk.
Dates: 1969

David Townsend Mason Papers

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Call Number: MS 545
Overview: The papers consist entirely of Mason's diaries and travel journals spanning the years 1907-1973. The sixty-eight volumes of diaries deal chiefly with forestry and give considerable attention to the formulation of national policy on forests in the 1930s. The fifteen travel diaries (1950-1972) record Mason's almost annual trips to Europe and the Far East and are also largely devoted to technical subjects.
Dates: 1907-1973

Thornton Taft Munger papers

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Call Number: MS 652
Overview: Correspondence, memoranda, writings, and diaries relating to his career with the U.S. Forest Service. Two reports: "The Survey of Industrial Forestry in the United States" (1928-1931) and "Problems and Progress of Forestry in the United States" (1942-1946) are the subject of most of the correspondence. Major figures in the correspondence are Henry Solon Graves, Philip P. Wells, R. E. Marsh and Shirley W. Allen. The diaries (1914-1923) record Munger's professional travel observations. The...
Dates: 1893-1972

Arthur Bernhard Recknagel papers

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Call Number: MS 408
Overview: Correspondence, writings, subject files, account books, photographs, an album of postcards, clippings, and printed matter of Arthur Bernhard Recknagel. The largest part of the collection is made up of papers, speeches, and reports by Recknagel and others on forestry. Also included are records of the St. Regis Paper Company for which Recknagel had been forestry consultant and a number of reports prepared by the Committee on Conservation and Management of Natural Resources of the National...
Dates: 1904-1960