Inventory of the Mary Jobe Akeley Collection

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Organization of the Collection

Arrangement of the Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Akeley, Mary L. Jobe, 1878-1966
Title: Mary Jobe Akeley Papers
Abstract: Correspondence and photographs of Mary Jobe Akeley, and papers concerning Camp Mystic and the Akeley Trust

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of one linear foot of documents.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

Materials must be used within the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections & Archives

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons:
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe, 1878-1966
Goodwin, Richard, 1910-2007
Corporate names:
Akeley Trust
Peace River Sanctuary
Camp Mystic
Places:
Mystic, Conn.
Subjects:
Conservation of natural resources
Explorers -- United States
Natural areas
Nature centers -- United States -- Connecticut
Photographers
Document Types:
Correspondence
Photographs
Records

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Related Material

Other collections of Mary Jobe Akeley materials are held by the American Museum of Natural History and the Mystic River Historical Society.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mary Jobe Akeley Collection, Linda Lear Center for Special Collections & Archives, Connecticut College

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection

Mary Jobe Akeley Collection

Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence, 1941-1966, to Richard Goodwin
  2 Biography by Dawn Starr Crowther and correspondence
  3 Offprints, 1927-1937
  4 Camp Mystic photographs and articles
  5 Akeley Tract gift to The Nature Conservancy, 1960, conveyed to Peace Sanctuary, 1985
  6 Akeley Estate, 1938-1995, bulk 1965-1969, 1978
  7 Will and inventory of the estate
  8 Akeley Trust correspondence, 1966-1984, bulk 1966-1969
  9 Akeley Trust correspondence, 1996-1999
  10

Akeley Trust legal and environmental issues, 1966-1989

  11 Akeley Trust probate reports, 1970-1994
  12 Akeley Trust, Peace Sanctuary Houses alterations and maintenance, 1967-1989
     
2 1 Peace Sanctuary vascular plant inventory
  2 Peace Santuary lease to Thames Science Center, 1967-1984
  3 Peace Santuary lease to Thames Science Center, 1985-1994
  4 Frank M. Bindloss Preserve, 1979-1983
  5 Peace Sanctuary lease to Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 1990-1996
  6 Carl Akeley, biography, memorial, and offprint
  7 What the Uganda Railway has done and is doing for British East Africa and Uganda, 1907
  8 Work of Carl Akeley in the American Museum of Natural History
     
3   Oversize case containing road maps of central and southern Africa, ca. 1900-1926; poetry given to and written in memory of Carl Akeley