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Scope and Contents Linda Lear, an environmental historian and graduate of Connecticut College, published her prize-winning biography Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature in 1997. The collection consists of the research materials gathered by Linda Lear during the writing of her book. It includes copies and some original correspondence, vital records, articles, reviews, interviews, audiovisual materials, slides, and photographs that chronicle the life and career...
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, publications, clippings, presentations, notes, research, and photographs documenting the life and work of Richard Goodwin. These materials document his early life and education, his work at Connecticut College, and his involvement with local and national conservation projects. Topics of note within the collection include conservation of land, preserving and creating policies around wetlands, nuclear power, and selective use of pesticides.
Dates: 1897-2006; Majority of material found within 1937-2005
Abstract This collection consists of materials gathered by Neil Goodwin, producer and founder of Peace River Films, in creating the 1993 American Experience documentary Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring. Materials included in the collection include VHS tapes, photographs, correspondence, memos, notes, typescripts, slides, ads, articles, committee hearings, and magazines.
Dates: Circa 1926-1993
- Subject: Pesticides X
- Ecology 2
- Botanists 1
- Botany 1
- Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 -- Silent Spring 1
- Conservation of natural resources 1
- DDT (Insecticide) 1
- Environmental responsibility 1
- Environmentalism -- History 1
- Wetland conservation. 1 ∧ less
- Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 2
- Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
- Brooks, Paul, 1909-1998 1
- Connecticut Conservation Association 1
- Egler, Frank E. (Frank Edwin), 1911-1996 1