Guide to the Papers of Guy and Laura Waterman, 1971 - 2007Manuscript ML-106

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Series 4, Addendum 3, 1876-1993

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Box: 9, Dates: 1986

Contains preliminary drafts and excerpts of the fifth draft from the book "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States".

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Box: 10, Dates: circa 1980-1987

Contains the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th draft of the book "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States" as well as a prospectus sent to the Appalachian Mountain Club for approval of the book.

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Box: 11, Dates: circa 1980-1988

Contains notes used in the making of the book "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States". These notes include quotes about the mountains, information on artists and writers influenced by the mountains, services such as lodging and transportation in the northeast mountain areas, general information - past and present - about climbing the northeast mountains, and short biographies about famous wilderness guides from the past.

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Box: 12, Dates: circa 1980-1988

Contains notes used in the creation of the book "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States". These notes include historical information on various northeastern mountains (the Catskills, the White Mountains, the Adirondacks), notes about wintering in the mountains, information on walking tours taken by northeastern colleges, rail access to the mountains, notes about hotels and lodging in the mountains, information about the Hitchcock survey and the Colvin survey, and coverage of the clubs and organizations involved with the mountains.

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Box: 13, Dates: circa 1980-1988

Contains notes used in the creation of the book "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States". The notes include information on the trails of the northeastern mountains, the history of hiking in the ranges, and considerable amounts of information on the Long Trail News, the Green Mountain Club, and the Appalachian Mountain Club.

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Box: 14, Dates: circa 1980-1988

Contains notes used in the creation of the book "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States". Included is information on camps located in the mountains, campus outing clubs, camping equipment used in the early 20th century, trail crews, trail building, trail maintenance, the mountains and trails in MA and CT, and the formation of state parks.

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Box: 15, Dates: circa 1980-1988

Contains notes used for the creation of the book "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States". Included is information on snow shoeing and skiing various trails in the Northeast, winter hiking, the civilian conservation corps., skyline drives, great storms on the mountains, postwar hiking, and the backpacking boom.

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Box: 16, Dates: circa 1980-1988

Contains notes used for the creation of the book "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States". Included is information on environmental concerns, regulation, crimes on the trail, outing clubs, hiking in the New York area, trails in Maine, and postwar hiking and postwar trail crews in the Northeast.

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Box: 17, Dates: circa 1978-1988

Contains notes used for the creation of the book "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States". Included is information on the highest peaks in the Northeast, so called ‘superfeats' - climbing a number of peaks in a short time, peak bagging, college connections with climbing and preservation, winter management school, the White Mountains, hiking accidents, search and rescue, an environmental statement about the Presidential range, and a long work by George K. Libby.

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Box: 18, Dates: 1976-1986

Contains notes on Connecticut hiking and trail system, recreation guide to and maps of Connecticut and Massachusetts including the Blue Hills and Graylock; articles about the history of hiking in Connecticut, articles about the Civilian Conservation Corps., a map of early Native American trails of Old Plymouth Colony, articles about wildness in Maine, pamphlets about Acadia National Park, articles about climbing and camping equipment, a large map of New England, booklets on the Backcountry Research Program and the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, a number of Annual Reports for the New England Trail Conference (1979, 1982-1986), correspondence concerning the Appalachian Trail Conference, pamphlets about Bear Mountain, documents about the College Alumni Hiking Club, and the 1981 draft of the New Jersey Trails Plan.

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