Preliminary Guide to Environmental Sources
American Heritage Center. University of Wyoming.
- Ordway, Samuel Hanson, 1900-. Papers, 1913 1971
9.2 cubic ft. (20 boxes)
Collection contains materials relating to Ordway's role in civil service reform and conservation work including correspondence regarding the Civil Service Reform Association of New York City, the United States Civil Service Commission and the Conservation Foundation (1939-1971); speeches on civil service; miscellaneous materials relating to the Conservation Foundation (1948-1968); newspaper clippings; photographs of Ordway; the manuscript for "The Intellect is a Brute"; subject files on conservation, the Conservation Foundation and civil service reform (1913-1968); and 4 scrapbooks. Samuel Hanson Ordway, Jr. (1900-1971) was a lawyer, author and conservationist. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1924 and practiced law in New York City from 1925-1958 and was also a civil service reform advocate in New York City and in the federal government. Ordway was a founder and board member of the Conservation Foundation and wrote several books on conservation, including "The Intellect is a Brute" (1929), "A Conservation Handbook" (1949), "Resources and the American Dream" (1953), and "Prosperity Beyond Tomorrow" (1956).
Subject: Conservation Foundation. Conservation of natural resources -- United States.
- United Farm Workers Organizing Committee. New York Boycott Office.
UFW New York Boycott Office records, 1967 1970
8.5 linear ft. (17 boxes)
In 1966, the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee and the National Farm Workers Association merged to form the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee. In 1972, the name of the latter was changed to United Farm Workers.
Correspondence, reports, memoranda, clippings, and other materials relating to the activities of the New York Boycott office. Important subjects are: pesticides, National Labor Relations Act, 1968, Giumarra Corp., California Rural Legal Assistance. Established in the mid 1960s. Focused on national consumer boycott of California table grapes and lettuce, headed by Dolores Huerta.
Subject: Agricultural industries -- California -- Environmental aspects.
- Marshall, Robert, 1901-1939. Robert Marshall papers, 1917-1939.
18 boxes, 5 cartons, 2 v. (in 1 oversize box), 3 oversize folders.
SEE ALSO: Articles by and about Robert Marshall (BANC MSS 87/176c)
The collection includes correspondence, reports, memoranda, notes, documents and minutes of meetings regarding his work with the U.S. Forest Service and Office of Indian Affairs, The Wilderness Society and other organizations; field notebooks, diaries, and maps of trips to the Adirondacks and Alaska, including accounts of expeditions in the unsurveyed Koyukuk Region. The collection also contains articles and essays, published and unpublished, written by Marshall on a variety of subjects.
Copyright has been retained by the donor. All requests for publication, including photographs, are to be referred to George Marshall. Photographs reproduced by donor's permission also need to be properly credited to the photographer.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1979.125--PIC)
Director of Forestry for the U.S. Office of Indian Affairs, Director of U.S. Forest Service Division of Recreation and Lands, co-founder of The Wilderness Society.
Finding aid available in Library. Electronic version available on the Internet.
Subjects: State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University. Adirondack Mountain Club. Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
Finding aid: Location: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/cgi-bin/oac/berkeley/bancroft/marshalr
COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for use.
- The Sierra Club nationwide : Atlantic Chapter leaders : oral
history transcripts / interviews conducted by Jeffrey Ingram, and
Jeri Nunn ; with introductions by Stewart Ogilvy, and David Sive,
Published: [San Francisco, Calif.] : Sierra Club History Committee, c1982.
Transcript: 1 v. Phonotapes: 4 sound cassettes.
Phonotapes: Interviews with Alfred Forsythe, Aug. 2, 1978. Included in: Sierra Club Oral History Project. Interviews with Alfred Forsyth and Stewart Ogilvy. Each interview includes index.
Oral histories. Sierra Club. Conservation of natural resources -- United States.
Other authors: Forsyth, Alfred, 1907- The Sierra Club in New York and New Mexico, 1965-1978. Ogilvy, Stewart. Sierra Club expansion and evolution: the Atlantic Chapter, 1957-1969. Ingram, Jeffrey. Nunn, Jeri. Ogilvy, Stewart. Sive, David.
Other authors: Sierra Club. History Committee. San Francisco. Sierra Club Oral History Project.Other titles: Sierra Club History Committee Oral history series.
Other titles: The Sierra Club in New York and New Mexico, 1965-1978. Sierra Club expansion and evolution: the Atlantic chapter, 1957-1969.