Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on the interrelationships of organisms and their environment, including other organisms. Works on the composite of physical, biological, and social sciences concerned with the conditions of the environment and their effects are entered under Environmental sciences. Works on the relationship of humans to the natural environment are entered under Human ecology. Works on the relationship of humans to their sociocultural environment are entered under Social ecology.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 2012
Overview: The papers document the professional work of ecologist F. Herbert Bormann. The bulk of the papers comprise research materials, speeches, and writings. Research materials include notes, photographs, and grant reports and proposals. Projects that are the most represented include smaller studies at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest and the Sandbox project. Speeches and writings include articles for popular magazines and newspapers, book drafts, testimony for legislative bodies, and award...
Call Number: MS 1712
Overview: The papers include correspondence, course materials, writings, and photographs documenting Arthur William Galston's career as a plant physiologist and a professor at Yale University. The papers highlight Galston's concern over the ecological harm done by herbicides and his efforts to end the use of Agent Orange, which was sprayed as a defoliant in Vietnam by the United States military. The papers also document Galston's visit to the People's Republic of China in 1971.
Call Number: MS 649
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, addresses, notes and research materials, subject files, memorabilia, and photographs relating to G. Evelyn Hutchinson's work as a zoologist and limnologist. The papers highlight his years on the faculty at Yale University but also document his student days at Cambridge University and his early career in South Africa. Of note are materials from his travels as part of the Yale North India Expedition. The collection includes personal papers relating...
Dates: 1875-1992, bulk 1922-1991
Call Number: MS 1723
Call Number: MS 746
Overview: Correspondence, writings and a few essays by others on ecology, Indians, and Darwinism. The main portion of the correspondence (1943-1958) is with John Collier on the subject of Shepard's last book, The Living Whole. His writings reflect interests in the environment and related scientific subjects, and the papers include both published and unpublished works.