Category: Archives

ESA’s leadership contacted presidential candidates in 1968 to get their views on creating a Council of Ecological Advisors, a National Institute of Ecology, and a national policy on population size. Hubert Humphrey replied in detail, George Wallace said little, and …

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This tribute to Homer L. Shantz (1876-1958) illustrates the wide-ranging career of a pioneer plant ecologist, who held positions at several universities, was president of the University of Arizona, and worked for the USDA and the Forest Service. As part …

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ESA Secretary Stanley Auerbach wrote to Tennessee Senator Albert Gore in 1968 about plans to construct a dam on the Cumberland River in the Devil’s Jump area. Attached was a strongly worded letter to the Corps of Engineers expressing ESA’s …

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The LuEsther T. Mertz Library Archives

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University of Wyoming American Heritage Center Archives See also: Environment and Conservation Collections

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Special Collections Research Center University of Chicago Library 1100 E. 57th Street Chicago, IL 60637-1504 Contact form See also Department of Botany records.

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The official repository for ESA records is at Hargrett Library.

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