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

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Title:

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

Call Number:

Manuscript ML-106

Collection Dates:

1971 - 2007

Size of Collection:

46 boxes (67.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:

Guy and Laura Waterman, authors. Contains drafts, correspondence, reviews, notes and interviews for "Losing the Garden: The Story of a Marriage" by Laura Waterman. Also includes materials related to the Waterman's homesteading activities in Vermont and manuscript materials for "Yankee Rock and Ice," "Forest and Crag," "Backwoods Ethics" and "Wilderness Ethics."

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The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

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Introduction to the Collection

The Papers of Guy and Laura Waterman contain manuscript drafts and floppy disk backups of Laura Waterman's 2005 book "Losing the Garden: The Story of a Marriage." It includes seven drafts, edited manuscripts, and the final manuscript. Additional items contain editorial correspondence, reader comments, and interviews related to the book.

An August 2008 addendum to the collection incorporates materials related to the Waterman's 27 year homesteading project in East Corinth, VT which they nicknamed "Barra". The collection includes photographs and records of garden activities, wood lot management, maple sugaring, construction of their cabin and related activities chronicling their life on the land.

A 2009 addendum contains material for, and multiple drafts of, a number of books produced by the Watermans. These include "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States," "Yankee Rock and Ice," "Wilderness Ethics" and "Backwood Ethics;" the materials pertaining to the books include newspaper clippings, booklets, handwritten notes, guide books, maps, outlines, photographs, slides, permissions to use material in their work, and critical comments by early readers of drafts. Also included is correspondence concerning the books, as well as signed contracts and published reviews.

Biography

Laura Waterman, b.1939. Author of "Losing the Garden" and co-author with Guy Waterman of "A Fine Kind of Madness," "Forest and Crag" and "Yankee Rock and Ice." A 1962 graduate of Hollins College in Virginia, Waterman worked as an editor in New York before moving to Vermont in 1973 with husband Guy Waterman. Waterman has also been a contributor to "Appalachia," "Backpacker," "Vermont Life" and "Climbing" magazines. Guy V. Waterman (1932-2000), worked as a speechwriter for Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon and Ford as well as for the General Electric Corporation until 1973. Alongside his wife, Waterman authored books on hiking in the Northeast and backcountry ethics. Waterman committed suicide atop Mt. Lafayette in New Hampshire in the winter of 2000.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Losing the Garden MS, circa 2000-2004

Drafts of "Losing the Garden"

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Box: 1, Dates: circa 2000-2001, undated

Drafts 1-3 of Laura J. Waterman's book "Losing the Garden: The Story of a Marriage", circa 2000-2001, undated

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  • Folder: 1, First draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 1 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 2, First draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 2 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 3, First draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 3 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 4, First draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 4 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 5, First draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 5 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 6, Second draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 1 of 10, undated
  • Folder: 7, Second draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 2 of 10, undated
  • Folder: 8, Second draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 3 of 10, undated
  • Folder: 9, Second draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 4 of 10, undated
  • Folder: 10, Second draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 5 of 10, undated
  • Folder: 11, Second draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 6 of 10, undated
  • Folder: 12, Second draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 7 of 10, undated
  • Folder: 13, Second draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 8 of 10, undated
  • Folder: 14, Second draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 9 of 10, undated
  • Folder: 15, Second draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 10 of 10, undated
  • Folder: 16, Third draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 1 of 12, undated
  • Folder: 17, Third draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 2 of 12, undated
  • Folder: 18, Third draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 3 of 12, undated
  • Folder: 19, Third draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 4 of 12, undated
  • Folder: 20, Third draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 5 of 12, undated
  • Folder: 21, Third draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 6 of 12. Includes 3.5" floppy disk dated June 28, 2001, June 28, 2001
  • Folder: 22, Third draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 7 of 12, undated
  • Folder: 23, Third draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 8 of 12, undated
  • Folder: 24, Third draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 9 of 12, undated
  • Folder: 25, Third draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 10 of 12, undated
  • Folder: 26, Third draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 11 of 12, undated
  • Folder: 27, Third draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 12 of 12, undated

Box: 2, Dates: undated

Drafts 4-6 of Laura J. Waterman's book "Losing the Garden: The Story of a Marriage", undated

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  • Folder: 1, Fourth draft, titled "Willed Oblivion", 1 of 7, undated
  • Folder: 2, Fourth draft, titled "Willed Oblivion", 2 of 7. Note: Chapter 5 is marked: "fifth draft", undated
  • Folder: 3, Fourth draft, titled "Willed Oblivion", 3 of 7, undated
  • Folder: 4, Fourth draft, titled "Willed Oblivion", 4 of 7, undated
  • Folder: 5, Fourth draft, titled "Willed Oblivion", 5 of 7. Note: Chapter 14 is marked: "third draft, to become fifth draft", undated
  • Folder: 6, Fourth draft, titled "Willed Oblivion", 6 of 7. Note: all chapters marked: "third draft, to become fifth draft", undated
  • Folder: 7, Fourth draft, titled "Willed Oblivion", 7 of 7. Note: Afterward (epilogue) marked: "third draft, to become fifth draft", undated
  • Folder: 8, Fifth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 1 of 7, undated
  • Folder: 9, Fifth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 2 of 7, undated
  • Folder: 10, Fifth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 3 of 7, undated
  • Folder: 11, Fifth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 4 of 7, undated
  • Folder: 12, Fifth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 5 of 7, undated
  • Folder: 13, Fifth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 6 of 7, undated
  • Folder: 14, Fifth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 7 of 7, undated
  • Folder: 15, Fifth draft, titled "Willed Oblivion", edited by Helen, 1 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 16, Fifth draft, titled "Willed Oblivion", edited by Helen, 2 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 17, Fifth draft, titled "Willed Oblivion", edited by Helen, 3 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 18, Fifth draft, titled "Willed Oblivion", edited by Helen, 4 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 19, Fifth draft, titled "Willed Oblivion", edited by Helen, 5 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 20, Sixth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", edited by Laura J. Waterman (LJW), 1 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 21, Sixth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", edited LJW, 2 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 22, Sixth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", edited LJW, 3 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 23, Sixth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", edited LJW, 4 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 24, Sixth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", edited LJW, 5 of 5, undated
  • Folder: 25, Sixth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", Helen's copy with her final edits, 1 of 4, undated
  • Folder: 26, Sixth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", Helen's copy with her final edits, 2 of 4, undated
  • Folder: 27, Sixth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", Helen's copy with her final edits, 3 of 4, undated
  • Folder: 28, Sixth draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", Helen's copy with her final edits, 4 of 4, undated

Box: 3, Dates: 2003-2004, undated

Draft 7, copy-edited manuscripts, proofreading copy, and final manuscript of Laura J. Waterman's book "Losing the Garden: The Story of a Marriage", 2003-2004, undated

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  • Folder: 1, Waterman Manuscript Inserts, first edit: "Losing the Garden", undated
  • Folder: 2, Copy-edited manuscript, 1 of 3, 2004
  • Folder: 3, Copy-edited manuscript, 2 of 3, 2004
  • Folder: 4, Copy-edited manuscript, 3 of 3, 2004
  • Folder: 5, Final manuscript sent to Trish, 1 of 4. Includes 3.5" floppy disk, labeled as: Manuscript- LJW- October 2003- "Leaving the Garden", July 27-28, 2004
  • Folder: 6, Final manuscript sent to Trish, 2 of 4, July 27-28, 2004
  • Folder: 7, Final manuscript sent to Trish, 3 of 4, July 27-28, 2004
  • Folder: 8, Final manuscript sent to Trish, 4 of 4, July 27-28, 2004
  • Folder: 9, Manuscript: edit finished, 1 of 5, July 2, 2004
  • Folder: 10, Manuscript: edit finished, 2 of 5, July 2, 2004
  • Folder: 11, Manuscript: edit finished, 3 of 5, July 2, 2004
  • Folder: 12, Manuscript: edit finished, 4 of 5, July 2, 2004
  • Folder: 13, Manuscript: edit finished, 5 of 5, July 2, 2004
  • Folder: 14, Proofreading copy of final corrections, 1 of 4, July 25, 2004
  • Folder: 15, Proofreading copy of final corrections, 2 of 4, July 25, 2004
  • Folder: 16, Proofreading copy of final corrections, 3 of 4, July 25, 2004
  • Folder: 17, Proofreading copy of final corrections, 4 of 4, July 25, 2004
  • Folder: 18, Seventh draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 1 of 4, February 2003
  • Folder: 19, Seventh draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 2 of 4, February 2003
  • Folder: 20, Seventh draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 3 of 4, February 2003
  • Folder: 21, Seventh draft, titled "Leaving the Garden", 4 of 4, February 2003

Series 2, Addendum 1, circa 2000-2007

Correspondence, comments and reviews for "Losing the Garden".

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Box: 4, Dates: Circa 2000-2007

Correspondence, Comments, reviewsand interviews

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  • Folder: 1, Correspondence with Trish Hoard, editor of "Losing the Garden", 2004-2005
  • Folder: 2, Proposal, 2002
  • Folder: 3, Afterward, 2003-2004
  • Folder: 4, Notes, circa 2000
  • Folder: 5, Annie Barry's Comments, 2001-2002
  • Folder: 6, Kate Botham's Comments, Undated
  • Folder: 7, Eleanor Kohlsaat's Comments, 2000-2001
  • Folder: 8, Rebecca Oreskes' Comments, 2001
  • Folder: 9, Louis D. Rubin's Comments, 2002-2003
  • Folder: 10, Sally Tomlinson's Comments, Undated
  • Folder: 11, Helen Whybrow's Comments, 2001-2003
  • Folder: 12, Quotes, Undated
  • Folder: 13, Reviews for "Losing the Garden", 2005-2007
  • Folder: 14, Chip Brown (Correspondence), 2001-2005
  • Folder: 15, Chip Brown (Correspondence), 2000-2001
  • Folder: 16, Chip's Reviews, 2003-2004
  • Folder: 17, Interviews: CD and DVD Recordings (of "Losing the Garden"), 2005
  • Folder: 18, Videotape of Laura Waterman's interview with ABC TV, Aug. 15, 2005

Series 3, Addendum 2, 1971-2002

Contains materials related to Guy and Laura Waterman's homesteading efforts in East Corinth, Vermont. Garden planning, Maple sugaring information, cabin construction, nature observations, detailed weather information from 1973-2001, daily activity log, bird sightings, property maps and a photo album. Also includes a copy of Guy Waterman's unpublished memoir and Appalachian Mountain Club hut information.

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Box: 5, Dates: circa 1971-1998

Contains 8 small notebooks, "The Book of Barra", "Barra, An Operators Manual", and daily logs.

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Box: 6, Dates: 1973- circa 2000

Contains financial information, a copy of Guy Waterman's memoir "Prospero's Options", property maps as well as information on food, garden, birds, and weather.

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Box: 7, Dates: 1973-2002

Contains garden, wood lot and sugaring information as well as materials related to the construction of buildings on the property. Oversize map of maple trees.

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Box: 8, Dates: 1971-1999

Contains disbound photographic album titled, "Barra XX, 1971-1991"

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Series 4, Addendum 3, 1876-1993

2009 Addendum. Contains drafts, notes and research materials related to "Forest and Crag," "Yankee Rock and Ice," and "Wilderness Ethics."

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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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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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Box: 29, Dates: circa 1987

Contains drafts of and materials related to the book "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States". Included are the original captions; the maps used in the book; a preliminary draft of the work; and selections with comments from critical readers.

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Box: 30, Dates: circa 1988

Contains the 6th and final draft of the book "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States". This draft is arranged in folders by chapter.

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Box: 31, Dates: circa 1989

Contains printed page proofs of "Yankee Rock and Ice", "Wilderness Ethics", "Backwood Ethics", and "Forest and Crag: Landmarks in the History of Hiking and Climbing in the Mountains of the Northeast United States", as well as typed copies of "Wilderness Ethics" and "Backwood Ethics".

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Box: 32, Dates: 1989-1992

Contains drafts of and materials related to the book "Yankee Rock and Ice". Included are the permissions to use materials in the book; the signed contract for the project; correspondence with Stackpole Books and others, including comments on the book; notes and articles for inclusion in chapters. Also included is one folder with correspondence and notes relating to the book "Backwood Ethics".

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Box: 33, Dates: circa 1876-1993

Contains correspondence, copies of Councilor of Improvement Reports from 1876 to 1954; correspondence with Countryman Press; reviews for "Backwoods Ethics", "Wilderness Ethics", and "Yankee Rock and Ice"; a draft copy of "Yankee Rock and Ice"; numerous copies of the ADK newsletter "Trail Marker" (1934-1959); and permissions to use materials in "Wilderness Ethics" and "Backwood Ethics".

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Box: 34, Dates: 1989-1992

Contains correspondence; royalty statements; reviews for "Forest and Crag"; favorable comments both pre and post publication for "Forest and Crag"; distribution materials on "Forest and Crag"; notes and information on different publishing companies; outlines of projects; a rating on numerous libraries in the northeast; photographs and illustrations for use in publications; and notes used in the creation of various papers and books.

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Box: 35, Dates: circa 1920 - 1980's

Contains hundreds of projection slides and accompanying notes, as well as a viewmaster with approximately 50 reels of US national parks and cultural places.

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Box: 36, Dates: 1980-1990

Contains correspondence arranged alphabetically by correspondent, concerning "Forest and Crag" as well as "Yankee Rock and Ice". Also included are the permissions for "Forest and Crag".

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Box: 37, Dates: circa 1930-1970

Contains hundreds of projection slides, most of which are of the White Mountains, one letter from 1936, notes on the slides, film of Joe English climbing in 1939 and 1940, and photographs chronicling the 1936 Appalachian Mountain Club Wind River Teton Excursion.

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Box: 38, Dates: circa 1935-1990

Contains photographs, mountain and trail guides to the Adirondacks, the White Mountains, the Monadnock Region, Berkshire County trails, and the Appalachian Trail, numerous maps of the northeast region, and projection slides as well as glass lantern slides.

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Box: 39, Dates: circa 1970-1990

Contains climber's guides - both rock and ice - to the East Coast, the Adirondacks, Eastern Massachusetts, and British Columbia; trail guides to Connecticut, the Appalachian Trail, and Katahdin; and hundreds of bibliography notes for "Forest and Crag".

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Box: 40, Dates: 1980-1990

Contains notes used in the creation of the book "Yankee Rock and Ice". Included is information on early climbers, technique, and equipment; pre and post war differences in climbing; the philosophy of climbing; early female climbers; and considerable amounts of information on the Shawangunk Ridge in NY.

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Box: 41, Dates: 1985-1990

Contains notes used in the creation of the book "Yankee Rock and Ice". Included is information on climbing and conservation in the Boston area; rocking climbing of the 50's and 60's in various locations; changes in the rock climbing culture; changing equipment and training; female climbers; climbing with colleges of the northeast; breakthroughs in the sport and equipment; and a discussion of difficult climbs. Also included are outlines of the book.

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Box: 42, Dates: 1981-1987

Contains correspondence arranged alphabetically by correspondent, concerning "Forest and Crag" as well as "Yankee Rock and Ice". Included are those A-H.

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Box: 43, Dates: circa 1950-1985

Contains guides to hiking and climbing in the White Mountains, Rhode Island, Pittsburgh, New York, Cannon, Fraconia Notch, and the Adirondacks; AMC trail guides to Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, and the White Mountains; numerous maps; and many guide books for the Appalachian Trail and the Long Trail.

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Box: 44, Dates: circa 1970-1989

Contains notes used in the creation of the book "Yankee Rock and Ice". Includes information on the history of ice climbing in Connecticut, Vermont, the White Mountains, the Adirondacks, and the Catskills; changes in ice climbing equipment and technique; the ‘revolution' in ice climbing during the 1970's and early 1980's; famous climbers from around the world; climbing equipment catalogues from 1977; and notes on technical climbing, including aspects of search and rescue, equipment testing, and guide books.

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Box: 45, Dates: 1980-1988

Contains correspondence arranged alphabetically by correspondent (I-S), concerning "Forest and Crag" as well as "Yankee Rock and Ice".

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Series 5, Addendum 4, 1993

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Box: 46, Dates: 1993

Contains copy edited manuscripts for "Backwoods Ethics" and "Wilderness Ethics."

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