5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Nature conservation.

  1. Russell W. Peterson papers, 1917-2004

    46,000 items. 140 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 56 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Environmentalist and governor of Delaware. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, trips and events files, and other papers relating primarily to Peterson's work as an environmentalist and his employment as the chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality, president of New Directions, director of the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress, and president of the National Audubon Society.

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  2. Russell E. Train papers, 1777-2012

    47,600 items. 152 containers plus 2 classified and 20 oversize. 56.8 linear feet. 210 digital files (41.82 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conservationist, jurist, and administrator. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, governmental and organizational records, topical files, photographs, and miscellaneous papers relating to Train's work in public and private sectors on national and international environmental issues and policy.

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  3. Edward O. Wilson papers, 1931-2015

    95,000 items. 284 containers plus 4 oversize. 120 linear feet. 975 digital files (140,000 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biologist, educator, and author. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, field notes, reports, memoranda, minutes, conference papers, grant applications, lists, teaching files, awards and honors, book reviews, press clippings, photographs, family papers, school records, military applications, printed matter, digital files, and audiovisual recordings chronicling most aspects of Wilson’s professional life, including his seminal research and writings on ants, sociobiological investigations into the evolutionary and genetic basis of social behavior, and environmental advocacy.

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  4. Thomas Eisner papers, 1945-2011

    35,000 items. 100 containers. 40 linear feet. 43 digital files (.98 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biologist, entomologist, and conservationist. Awards, correspondence, desk calendars, grants and projects, lecture abstracts, newspaper clippings, printed matter, reports, slides, teaching material, testimonies, subject files, writings, and other papers documenting Eisner's career as a biologist and entomologist and his activities and interests pertaining to chemical ecology, conservation, and human rights. Material in digital format include Eisner's speaking engagements and television appearances and interviews.

  5. William Hoppen papers, 1831-1998

    150,000 items. 431 containers plus 6 oversize. 182 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and environmental activist. Correspondence, memoranda, a collection inventory, litigation files, legal research, legislative bills, meeting agenda and minutes, reports, proposals, hearing transcripts, organizational mailings, newsletters, fact sheets, handbooks, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, press releases, posters, lists, notes, petitions, speeches, statements, financial records, maps, photographs, drawings, news clippings, and other printed matter relating to Hoppen's involvement in the environmental movement as a lawyer engaged in environmental litigation, an advisor on environmental legislation, and an activist who participated in and helped to coordinate citizen-based environmental groups, largely in the state of New York.

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