Rachel Carson papers 1921-1989


Rachel Carson papers 1921-1989

The Rachel Carson Papers consist ofmanuscripts, notebooks, letters, newspaper clippings, photos, and printedmaterial relating to the research and publications of Rachel Carson.

Total Boxes: 118; Other Storage Formats: oversize, 1 cold storage item; Linear Feet: 53.5

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American filmmaker. From the description of Telegram : New York, to Gardiner Cowles, 1938 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 440837325 From the description of Telegram : New York, to A.A. Mercey, 1938 Mar. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 441350286 From the description of Telegram : New York, to John Steinbeck, 1938 Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 441343692 From the description of Telegram : New York, to Ruth Bledsoe, 1938 Apr. 6. (Unknown). W...

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Darling, Louis

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American illustrator and author of children's books. From the description of Exploring science : production material. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62490635 From the description of Beezus and Ramona : production material. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62448489 From the description of Runaway Ralph : production material. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62438231 From the d...

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Heyerdahl, Thor, 1914-2002

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Thor Heyerdahl (6 October 1914 – 18 April 2002) was a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background in zoology, botany and geography. Heyerdahl is notable for his Kon-Tiki expedition in 1947, in which he sailed 8,000 km (5,000 mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a hand-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu Islands. The expedition was designed to demonstrate that ancient people could have made long sea voyages, creating contacts between societies. ...

Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964

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Rachel Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was a biologist, author, and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Carson began her career as an aquatic biologist in the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries before becoming a successful author. Late in the 1950s, Carson turned her attention to conservation, especially some problems that she believed were caused by synthetic pesticides. The result was the book Silent Spring ...

Beebe, Charles William, 1877-1962

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Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. From the description of William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980 (bulk 1923-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068743 William O. Douglas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. His nearly thirty-seven year tenure as a Supreme Court justice was the longest in the history of the court. From the guide to ...

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Teale, Edwin Way, 1899-1980

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Naturalist and photographer, of Hampton, Conn.; d. 1980. From the description of Edwin Way Teale papers, 1799-1995. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28420481 Naturalist, author, photographer. Born Joliet Ill. 6/2/99; died Norwich, Conn. 10/18/80. Staff writer for Popular science, 1928-41; free-lance writer & photographer, 1941-80; contributing editor for Audubon, 1942-80. Winner of John Burroughs Medal (1943), Pulitzer Prize (1966), & numerous other a...

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Lorentz, Pare

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Pare Lorentz (1905-1992) was founded and headed the 1935 government program, which became the United States Film Service in 1938, and ended in 1940. He established American precedent for the government use of documentaries, which would continue during World War II by the Armed Forces and the Office of War Information and later by the United States Information Agency, now the International Communication Agency. Lorentz directed The Plow that Broke the Plains, The River, The Fight for Life, Power ...

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Harper & Brothers.

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Correspondence (129 letters) and typescript (unsigned) revisions and notes, 1954, (23 p.) concerning the publication of The Scope of Total Architecture by Walter Gropius. Includes 22 letters from Gropius. From the description of Correspondence with Walter Gropius, 1952-1956. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612369957 Publishing firm in New York City. From the description of Harper & Brothers Records 1817-1929. (Columbia University In the City of New ...

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Hendrik Willem van Loon was born in Rotterdam, Holland on January 14, 1882. He attended Cornell University, graduating in 1905. In 1906 he married Eliza Ingersoll Bowditch and began working for the Associated Press in New York City, Washington, D.C., Moscow, and Warsaw. His son Henry Bowditch van Loon was born on June 22, 1907, and Gerard Willem van Loon on January 16, 1911. Hendrik van Loon received his Ph.D. from the University of Munich in 1911, and in 1913 his book THE FALL OF THE DUTCH REPU...

Pettersson, Hans

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Darling, Louis

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Louis Darling was born 4/26/16 in Stamford, Connecticut. He studied art at the Grand Central School of Art in New York City in 1936-37, and also studied privately. He began his career as an artist in the 1940s, doing both commercial and fine art, and also began illustrating children's and young adult books. Throughout his prolific career he illustrated several dozen books, both fiction and non-fiction, by many authors, as well as his own works. He also collaborated frequently with h...

White, E.B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985

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American author and humorist E.B. White was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell. After graduation he worked on odd jobs and travelled; while working as a copywriter, he submitted some essays to the newly founded New Yorker, which led to his long-term relationship with the magazine. White is generally credited with supplying New Yorker's signature style, a clever, whimsical, and highly allusive tone; over the years he contributed everything from essays and stories to photo capt...

Wallace, George John, 1906-

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Cottam, Clarence, 1899-

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Mormon author, educator, ecologist, and conservationist. He died in 1974. From the description of Clarence Cottam papers, 1924-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367553609 From the description of Papers, 1924-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79693655 From the guide to the Clarence Cottam papers, 1924-1974, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

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