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- Subject: Conservation of natural resources X
- Manuscripts and Archives 41
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 3
- English 43
- Multiple languages 1
- Yale University 16
- Yale University. School of Forestry 11
- Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946 9
- Graves, Henry Solon, 1871-1951 7
- National Audubon Society 5
- Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 5
- Yale University. School of Forestry and Environmental Studies 5
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 4
- American Forestry Association 3
- Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 3
- Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899 3
- McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941 3
- Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 3
- America First Committee 2
- Angell, James Rowland, 1869-1949 2
- Bannon, Henry Towne, 1867-1950 2
- Benton, William, 1900-1973 2
- Bingham, Hiram, 1875-1956 2
- Bowers, Edward A. (Edward Augustus), 1857-1924 2
- Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 2 ∧ less
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- Stored offsite 30
- Stored onsite and offsite 13
- Stored onsite 1
Millicent Todd Bingham papers
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).
Richard H. D. Boerker papers
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).
Bowers family papers
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.
John Shaw Boyce papers
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.
Hugh Picken Brady papers
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 Henry Brewer papers
Call Number: MS 100
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, lectures, articles, essays, genealogical materials, photographs and other papers of William Henry Brewer, scientist, teacher, and writer.The collection spans Brewer's entire career including his student days at the Yale Analytical Laboratory, his work with the California State Geological Survey, his various teaching positions in California, New York and at Yale and all his other many and varied activities. Of special and specific interest are Brewer's letters...
William Robinson Brown papers
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...
Ralph Clement Bryant papers
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.
Rachel Carson papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 46
Overview: The Rachel Carson Papers consist of manuscripts, notebooks, letters, newspaper clippings, photos, and printed material relating to the research and publications of Rachel Carson.
Herman Haupt Chapman papers
Call Number: MS 134
Overview: The papers include correspondence, writings, minutes, research data files, printed material, and photographs which document Herman Haupt Chapman's career as a forester and professor in the Yale School of Forestry. The papers highlight Chapman's research, writings, and teaching on forest mensuration, valuation, regulation, and finance, and his work with the Society of American Foresters, particularly his study of forestry education in the United States. His interests in national and state parks,...
Wilson Martindale Compton papers
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.
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.
James Lippincott Goodwin papers
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...
Henry Solon Graves papers
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.
George Herbert Gray papers
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...
George Bird Grinnell papers
Call Number: MS 1388
Overview: The papers, which consist of letterbooks, correspondence, and subject files, including photographs and writings, document George Bird Grinnell's leading role in the American conservation movement. The material focuses on Grinnell's adult life (1886-1938) and details his work as editor of Forest and Stream magazine, authority on American Indians of the West, and active participant in the National Audubon Society, the Boone and Crockett Club, the American Game Protective and Propagation...
A. B. Guthrie Jr. Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 60
Overview: A. B. Guthrie Jr. (1901-1991), Montana-born writer whose popular Western novels include The Big Sky (1947), The Way West (1949), and Fair Land, Fair Land (1982). His autobiography was published in 1965. In his later years Guthrie became an outspoken advocate of conservation in the West.
John Dennett Guthrie papers
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.
Austin Foster Hawes papers
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.
Benjamin Frank Heintzleman papers
Call Number: MS 275
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, clippings, photographs, and topical files documenting the career of Benjamin Frank Heintzleman, particularly his term as territorial governor of Alaska (1953-1957) and his work promoting industrial growth and economic development in Alaska.