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Nature and the Environment

Identifier: nature-environment
Collections that deal with issue of nature, the environment, environmentalism, sustainability, or the natural landscape.

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records

Dartmouth College, Environmental Studies Program records May Be Restricted

Identifier: DA-683
Scope and Contents

The collection contains subject files, correspondence, confirmation, reports, clippings, student files, course evaluations, handouts, lists of minors and majors, grade sheet, course proposals, student papers, exams, grades, syllabi and thesis proposals.

The material chronicles the activities and classes of the Department of Environmental Studies including Nees Director's Meetings, and the Kenya FSP.

Dartmouth College, Forester records May Be Restricted

Identifier: DA-112
Date(s): 1918 to 1991

Holographs, signed; typescripts, signed; holographs; printed forms completed in ms.; typescripts: typescripts (carbon copies); printed matter

Dartmouth Outing Club of Boston records

Identifier: DO-15
Date(s): 1930 to 1953
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the records of the Dartmouth Outing Club of Boston, including correspondence, fliers, and record books. The records document the activities of this chapter of the Outing Club.

Dartmouth Outing Club records

Identifier: DO-1
Date(s): 1909 to 2007
Abstract The Dartmouth Outing Club (DOC) was founded in 1909 by Fred Harris, Dartmouth Class of 1911, and others, to encourage winter outdoor activities at the College, and has become one of the largest student organizations on campus. The records of the DOC contain correspondence, reports, committee minutes, financial documents, shelter logbooks, photographs, and other materials documenting the administration, activities and responsibilities of the the DOC. The records also contain document...

David C. Nutt papers

Identifier: Mss-71
Stefansson Mss-71
Date(s): 1945 to 1970

David C. Nutt (1919-2008). DC class of 1941. Professor. Contains correspondence, reports, administrative papers, articles, field reports and data, nautical charts and maps, research materials, ship logs and photographs relating to Nutt's research and teaching of the Arctic.

Donella H. Meadows papers

Identifier: MS-1152
Date(s): 1941 to 2007

Donella H. Meadows, environmental activist, professor and author. Contains manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper columns, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs and negatives related to her publications and work concerning environmental sustainability.

George C. Shattuck Observatory records

Identifier: DA-9
Date(s): 1827 to 2023
Abstract Construction of the observatory at Dartmouth College was made possible by a gift from Dr. George C. Shattuck, Class of 1803, in 1852. Although the intended use of the observatory was for observations and instruction in astronomy, Professor Ira Young also convinced Dr. Shattuck to provide for additional equipment which would make the building useful for courses in natural philosophy and meteorology as well. Young began sending meteorological observations to the Smithsonian in the fall of...

Guy and Laura Waterman papers

Identifier: ML-106
Date(s): 1971 to 2018

Guy and Laura Waterman, authors. Contains drafts, correspondence, reviews, notes and interviews for "Losing the Garden: The Story of a Marriage" by Laura Waterman. Also includes materials related to the Waterman's homesteading activities in Vermont and manuscript materials for "Yankee Rock and Ice," "Forest and Crag," "Backwoods Ethics" and "Wilderness Ethics" as well as correspondence related to Laura Waterman's book "Starvation Shore."

James F. Colby collection on Pine Park, Hanover, NH

Identifier: MS-1442
Date(s): 1809 to 1977
Content Description The collection contains correspondence, agreements, By-Laws and other governing documents, as well as stock certificates, bills, receipts and a deed, related to the establishment of Pine Park in Hanover. Pine Park was created to prevent the Diamond Match company from buying the pine forest on the northwest side of the village of Hanover in 1900. The only way to insure the preservation of the land was to buy the over 45 acres land for $4,000. Most of the money was raised by...

Jean Hennessey papers

Identifier: MS-1089
Date(s): 1962 to 2002
Abstract Jean Hennessey (1927-2004), was an environmental and political activist in Hanover, New Hampshire. She served as a research fellow on Dartmouth College’s Environmental Studies faculty and was the first Director of the College’s Institute on Canada and the US. Her papers contain correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, publications, posters, pamphlets, and books related to her work with the environment, conservation, hydro-electric and nuclear power, Native land and preservation...

John Brown papers

Identifier: MS-1011
Date(s): 1925 to 2005

Contains educational materials, working papers, correspondence, journals, agendas, notebooks, memorabilia items, and photographs. The Collection documents Brown's work as an environmental activist, student and environmental consultant in New Hampshire.

John Mudge papers

Identifier: MS-992
Date(s): 1974 to 1979

John Mudge, Lyme resident and activist. Consist of reports, correspondence, clippings and brochures related to the study of and opposition to the proposed development of a Parsons and Whittemore Pulp Mill in the Upper Valley.

Joseph L. Richards papers on pine blister rust in Temple, N.H.

Identifier: MS-252
Date(s): 1920 to 1927

Joseph L. Richards (1886-1959), forester. Dartmouth College Class of 1912. The collection contains papers including field notes, graphs, weather notes, data and some correspondence related to diseases in pine trees, especially pine blister rust in Temple, N.H., area compiled by Jospeh L. Richards.

Lawrence Hines papers

Identifier: Mss-230
Stefansson Mss-230
Date(s): 1823 to 1985
Scope and Contents

The papers of Lawrence Hines contain correspondence, writings including the manuscript of "Rivers North," book reviews, newsletters, pamphlets, reports, maps, surveys and research material related to the Arctic, its wildlife, birds and territories. The material chronicles his interest in the Northwest Territories of Canada, and on Alaska and the Quetico-Superior region between Canada and the United States. Material related to his interest in river canoeing is also included.

MacKaye Family papers

Identifier: ML-5
Date(s): 1751 to 1998

The MacKaye Family Papers contain correspondence, manuscript drafts, photographs, financial records, sketchbooks, notebooks, diaries, programs, broadsides, posters, newspaper clippings, and ephemeral items. They chronicle four generations of the family. The bulk of the collections focus is on dramatist Steele MacKaye, his son and fellow dramatist and poet, Percy Mackaye, as well as the noted conservationist Benton Mackaye.

Mount Washington Observatory Meteorological records

Identifier: ML-34
Date(s): 1932 to 1958

Mt. Washington Observatory. The collection consists of weather observations, including general meteorological observations, barographic, thermohydrographic, wind speed and gust records of the observatory and several substations.

Oral history interview with Robert Scott Monahan.

Identifier: DOH-193
Date(s): 1977-01-01 to 1977-01-20

Robert Scott Monahan, College Forester and Politician. Oral history interview documenting his undergraduate years and career at Dartmouth College.

Pine Park Association records

Identifier: DH-30
Date(s): 1905 to 1989
Scope and Contents

The collection contains meeting minutes, by-laws, and articles of agreement for the Pine Park Association.

Robert Monahan papers

Identifier: MS-1088
Date(s): 1897 to 1991
Scope and Contents The papers of Robert Scott Monahan consist of correspondence, news clippings, magazine articles, memoranda, notes, note cards, photographs, agendas, maps, mailing lists and reports. The documents span Monahan’s life from his youth as a high school student and athlete in Pawtucket, Rhode Island to his retirement and death in1994. The collection includes documents from Monahan’s time with the United States Forest Service, Mount Washington and the Observatory that he was instrumental in...
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