24 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Conservation of natural resources.

  1. George W. Norris papers, 1864-1954

    256,000 items ; 571 containers ; 230 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative and senator from Nebraska. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notebooks, subject files, printed materials, scrapbooks, maps, charts, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to Nebraska and national politics. Includes material on conservation, development of river valleys, Norris's political campaigns, role in the creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority, his stand on both...

  2. Dagmar S. Hamilton correspondence, 1969-1978

    600 items ; 3 containers ; 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and educator. Chiefly correspondence to Hamilton from Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas pertaining to her work in assisting Douglas in writing and editing several books. The letters also reflect their close friendship and contain insights from Douglas about the business of the Supreme Court.

  3. Joseph Wood Krutch papers, 1920-1971

    4,500 items ; 27 containers ; 10.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, drama critic, and naturalist. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other papers reflecting Wood's career as a professor of English at Columbia University and scholarship in the fields of conservation, society, and drama and theater.

  4. Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973

    250,000 items ; 1,112 containers ; 444.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. senator and representative from New Mexico and secretary of agriculture. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress.

  5. William T. Hornaday papers, 1866-1975

    40,000 items ; 116 containers plus 6 oversize ; 47.4 linear feet ; 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conservationist, zoologist, and taxidermist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, production materials for articles and books, notebooks, financial papers, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting Hornaday's career, particularly as director of New York Zoological Park, 1896-1926.

  6. T.S. Palmer papers, 1877-1954

    20,100 items ; 69 containers ; 28.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naturalist, author and ornithologist. Correspondence, diaries, drafts of speeches, articles, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorandum books, and photographs. Much of the correspondence relates to the American Ornithologists' Union, of which Palmer was secretary, 1917-1937.

  7. Walter L. Fisher papers, 1871-1963

    14,000 items ; 41 containers plus 6 oversize ; 18.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, municipal reformer, and U.S. secretary of the interior. Correspondence and memoranda, letterbooks, speeches and articles, scrapbooks, photographs, subject files, clippings, and printed matter chiefly related to Chicago, Illinois, municipal matters and to Fisher's term as United States secretary of the interior.

  8. Elizur Wright papers, 1793-1935

    5,300 items ; 29 containers ; 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Reformer, publisher, and actuary. Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten transcripts of writings, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Wright’s involvement in the antislavery movement and to his work as an actuary and as an author and translator.

  9. Gifford Pinchot papers, 1770-1972

    2,000,000 items ; 3,023 containers plus 33 oversize ; 1,220 linear feet ; 37 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conservationist, chief forester for the United States Department of Agriculture, professor of forestry at Yale University, and governor of Pennsylvania. Primarily correspondence and subject files, together with diaries, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, financial papers, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Pinchot's activities in conservation...

  10. Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977

    37,000 items ; 64 containers plus 1 oversize ; 24 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, historian, and newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings and speeches, research notes, and other papers reflecting Brant's career with various newspapers, in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a playwright, and his interest in James Madison.