11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Nature.

  1. Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967

    21,550 items. 63 containers. 25.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of writings, speeches, notes, research material, financial records, legal papers, and a project file from Burnett's work as editor of Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, published from 1921 to 1936; including also material on the Burnett family and farm in Tennessee, original and edited Civil War correspondence of the Burnett, Cody, Lightfoot, and McGarity families; and a translation of a cipher used by the Lee family of Virginia.

  2. Anne Porter papers, 1911-2014

    1,200 items. 5 containers. 1.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Poet. Correspondence, poems, notebooks, photographs, articles, legal papers, and other miscellany documenting Porter's life and career as a poet.

  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Arnold Gesell papers, 1870-1971

    90,000 items. 258 containers plus 9 oversize. 114 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Psychologist and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, published and unpublished writings, addresses, lectures, and film scripts, clinical and medical books, personnel records, contracts, biographical and genealogical material, abstracts, photographs, research data, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Gesell's work as director of the Yale Clinic of Child Development, his studies of the mental and physical development of infants and children, and his role in the debate on the developmental influences of environment and heredity.

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  6. John Dean Caton papers, 1826-1947

    9,500 items. 33 containers. 13.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Businessman and jurist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, financial records, a scrapbook, printed matter, and other material documenting mainly Caton's activities as a lawyer and businessman in Chicago and as associate and chief justice of the supreme court of Illinois.

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  7. 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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  8. 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.

  9. Visual materials from the Daniel Carter Beard papers

    ca. 2,917 photographs, stereograph cards, postcards, prints, and tintypes. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Daniel Carter Beard was an American book illustrator and art instructor who specialized in the drawing of outdoor life and wildlife in the United States and Canada. He was very involved in outdoor activities and was an important figure in the formation of the Boy Scouts of America. This group of photographic and graphic materials probably served as his personal study collection.

  10. Barry Commoner papers, 1915-2009

    169,000 items. 528 containers plus 16 oversize. 217 linear feet. 142 digital files (0.39 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biologist, ecologist, and environmental activist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, research files, subject files, organizational files, printed matter, photographs in both physical and digital formats, and other papers documenting Commoner's career as a biologist, ecologist, and environmental activist. Subjects include the physiochemical basis of biological processes, moral obligations of scientists, ecology, and the politics of environmental stewardship.

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