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

Box & Folder List

Series 4, Addendum 3, 1876-1993

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Box: 19, Dates: 1918-1973

Contains a copy of Leisure (Vol. 4. No. 31).; magazines, clippings, pamphlets, and papers about the Adirondacks; Adirondack Park information and trail use guide; papers and pamphlets about the Adirondack Mountain Club; articles and pamphlets about the Lake Placid Club; papers and pamphlets about the Appalachian Mountain Club; Appalachian Trail field books and papers; papers on the history of the Appalachian Trail; materials on Appalachian Trail legislation and preservation; old maps of the Catskill range (1931-1941); materials concerning the history of the Catskills; materials on the Catskill Club; and College Outing Club materials.

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Box: 20, Dates: 1963-1988

Contains pamphlets and papers on the Green Mountain Club (NY Chapter); Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference materials (1984-1988); guide to the Long Path; materials pertaining to Nassau Hiking and Outdoor Club; pamphlets on trail work; selections from the New York Walk Book; pamphlet from the Tramp and Trail Club of NY; Union County Hiking Club; Westchester Trails Association; Wyanokies Trail Guide; information on a number of summer camps; material on the history of the Green Mountain Club; papers and pamphlets on the VT Long Trail; information on Mansfield State Forest; papers and booklets on Alden Partridge; papers on Vermont mountains and trails; papers about the history of the White Mountains; materials on logging in the White Mountains; booklets about people inspired by the White Mountains; materials on the trails of the White Mountains; booklets and papers on the Presidential Range; papers on winter in the White Mountains;

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Box: 21, 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 the Native American legends and culture surrounding the mountains; early European settlers of the area; information on pre-revolution climbers and ascents of the northeast mountains, including Darby Field's ascent of Mt. Washington; notes on the Belknap-Culter expedition; notes on the Crawford family; notes on the Lancastrians; early female climbers; information on Captain Alden Partridge; notes on Katahdin in ME; notes on the Blue Hills; and notes on the Catskills.

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Box: 22, Dates: 1988

Contains figures and maps used in book "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States", as well as a draft of the work.

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Box: 23, 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 the history of the White Mountains; trails of the White mountains; history of the town of Randolph; notes about the trails in the northeast states; specific peaks in the northeast; information about climbing various peaks in the northeast; camping and hiking equipment, clothing, and food; and notes about accidents throughout history in the mountains.

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Box: 24, 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 the last explorers of the northeast wilderness such as George Witherle; maintenance of trails in the past; important climbs in the history of the mountains; the history of the conservation movement, both local and national; information about the formation of state parks and reserves; notes on logging and fires in the mountains; and information on winter ascents of the mountains and the use of snow shoes and early skis.

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Box: 25, 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 Benton MacKaye and his conservation work as well as Myron Avery and his work on the Appalachian Trail and the rivalry between the two; notes on marathons and super hiking in the mountains, especially on the Appalachian trail; the formation of the Appalachian trail in the many states it runs through; snow shoeing vs. skiing in the mountains; and the many climbs of the Bemis crew.

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Box: 26, Dates: circa 1985

Contains draft copies of 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: 27, Dates: 1974-1987

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 postwar trails, trail maintenance, and crews in the northeast; Appalachian Trail protection in the 1960's-80's; Appalachian Trail relocation and management; clippings and articles about New England Trails; 1987 Management Plan for The Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts; and the 1981 Comprehensive Plan for the Protection, Management, Development and Use of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

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Box: 28, Dates: circa 1985

Contains drafts 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 critical comments by early readers.

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