Inventory of the Linda Lear Collection of Rachel Carson, Box 21

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Box 21A: Published material on Rachel Carson and Silent Spring, 1965-1984


Posthumous honors and awards

Fish and Wildlife Service presentations on pesticides, 1964-1965
Eckardt, Wolf von. "Ideas bubble into action fast in our new climate," Washington Post. 1965 Jan 10.
Eziani, Amitai. "Speaking of books: facts and figures," NY Times Book Review. 1965 Mar 14.
"Mr. Whitten and Silent Spring," NY Times editorial. 1965 Apr 27
Barnes, Irston. "Silent Spring is back in the news," The Naturalist. 1965 May 9.
Rodule, Robert. "Rachel Carson's warning finally to be checked," Prevention. 1965 Jun.
"Silent Spring attacvked by House unit," Chemical & Engineering news. 1965 Apr 26 and "Report hits book by Rachel Carson," NYTimes 1965 Apr 20.
Barnes, Irston. Various articles. 1965-1969.
Whitten, James. That We May Live. photocopy.
Weinberg, Arthur and Lila. "Where are today's muckrakers," Saturday Review. 1966 Jul.
"Recent acquisitions," National Portrait Gallery. 1966.
Devlin, John C. "Bugs or people review." 1966 Jan 20.
Moore, Ernest. "Controversies and conflicts," The Agricultural Research Service. 1967.
Smoker, Robert and Charles Wuster. "Review of Bugs or People," Quarterly Review of Biology. 1967.
Appraisals for Silent Spring in th 1970s.
Kilpatrick, James J. "Rachel Carson vindicated in pesticide fight," Evening Star, 1969 Jul.
"The environment," Time. 1969 Apr 18.
CBS News transcript of story on Rachel Carson. 1969 Nov 12.
"Trends," Christian Science Monitor. 1970 Jan 1.
"Rachel Carson Trust an environmental watchdog," Pittsburgh Press. 1970 May 24.
Schaden, Herman. "Rachel Carson's life readied at her home," Washington Star. 1970 Jun 21.
Briggs, Shirley A. "Remembering Rachel Carson," American Forests. 1970 Jul.
Downs, Robert. "Upsetting the balance of nature," Books that Changed America. 1970
"Earth Day began eleven years ago," and other articles, Washington Post. 1970.
Graham, Frank. "Silent Spring - the genesis and the storm," Audubon. 1970 Jan.
Hardin, Garrett, "The lesson of Rachel Carson: You can't do just one thing," Minneapolis Star. 1970 Jan 14.
Moore, Lilian. "Rachel Carson's Silent Spring - its truth goes marching on," Smithsonian Magazine. 1970 Jul.
Sterling, Philip. Sea and Earth: The life of Rachel Carson. 1970.
"The Rachel Carson explosion," Boston Globe editorial. 1970 Mar 17.
Weschke, Alice. "Legacy of Silent Spring," Washington Sunday Star. 1971 Mar 14.
"Today Rachel Carson has many voices," Washington Daily news. 1971 Mar 9.
Barnes, Irston. "10 springs later," Washington Post. 1972 Sep 24.
Barkham, John. Review of Frank Graham's Since Silent Spring, Saturday Review. 1972
Brooks, Paul. "The National Wildlife Federation's Conservation Hall of Fame: Rachel Carson," National Wildlife. 1972 Feb-Mar.
Mead, Margaret. "The legacy of Rachel Carson," Redbook. 1972 Aug.
Articles on 10th anniversary of Silent Spring or Carson's death. 1972-1974.
Shea, Kevin. "A celebration of Silent Spring," Environment. 1973.
Harris, Sydney. "Songs of birds fitting tribute to Miss Carson," Arizona Republic. 1974 Dec 1.
Phelps, Robert. "The sonorous spring," NYTimes. 1974.
Wharton. "Before Silent Spring," Princeton Review Press. 1974.
Boffey, Philip. The brain bank of America: An inquiry into the politics of science. 1975
Parks, Marion. "Women and the environment: A few clear voices, a multitude of quiet doers," HUD Challenge. 1975 Sep.
Vance, Lyme. "Rachel Carson lived a silent spring here," Montgomery Journal. 1976 Nov 4.
"Talk of the Town," New Yorker. 1976 Sep 6.
Webster, Bayard. "The lasting, but partial, influence of Silent Spring," NYTimes 1977 Jan 19.
Graham, Frank. "Rachel Carson," EPA Journal. 1978.
Vesey-Fitzgerald, Brian. "Introduction to Carson's The Sea." 1978?
Ehrlich, Paul. "Review of Silent Spring," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. 1979 Oct.
"Living in a landmark," The Gulf Oilmanac. 1980 Apr.
Fox, Stephen. John Muir and his legacy: The American Conservation movement, 1890-1975. 1981.
20th anniversary appraisals of Silent Spring. 1982.
20th anniversary of Silent Spring, 1982.
Line, Les. "Since Silent Spring meager gains," Christian Science Monitor. 1982 Oct 13.
"Personal glimpse of Rachel Carson," Reader's Digest. 1982 Jan.
Maxa, Rudy. "Did we forget deadly message of Silent Spring?" Washington Post Magazine. 1982 May 30.
Brooks, Paul. "Carson's Silent Spring shouted for change," St. Paul Dispatch. 1983 Oct 13.
Norwood, Vera. "Heroines of nature," Environmental Review. 1984 Spring.
Kronish, Syd. "Stamps." 1981.
Fox, Stephen. "The last endangered species," The American Conservation Movement: John Muir and His Legacy. 1981.
Selections from Women Scientists in America. 1984.
Cook, Blanche Wiesen. "Female support networks and political activism," A Heritage of Her Own. 1979.


Box 21B: Published material on Rachel Carson and Silent Spring, 1985-1993

21B   Hynes, Patricia. "Ellen Swallow and Rachel Carson: Catalysts of the American environmental movement," Women's Studies International Forum. 1985.
Lutts, Ralph. "Chemical fallout: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, radioactive fallout, and the environmental movement," Environmetnal Review. 1985.
Lutts, Ralph. "Chemical fallout," Environmental Review. 1985.
Wareham, Wendy. "Rachel Carson's early years," Carnegie Magazine. 1986.
Spitzer, Neil. "Authors that rock America," Washington Post. 1987 Sep; Environmental Defense Fund. "Landmark books of our time." 1987; Williams, Ted. "Silent Spring Revisited," Modern Maturity.
Letters from the Christian Science Monitor. 1987.
Boucher, Norman. "The legacy of Silent Spring," Boston Globe. 1987 Mar 15.
Blend, Benay. "Mary Austin and the western conservation movement, 1900-1927," Journal of the Southwest. 1988.
Marco, Gino. "A Summary of Silent Spring." 1987.
Norwood, Vera. "The nature of knowing and the American environment," with other articles and letters, Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 1987.
Cafaro, Philip. "Rachel Carson's environmental ethics," Environment, Culture, Religion. 1988.
Udall, Stuart. "The quiet crisis and the next generation." 1988.
Austin, Phylli. "Refuge seeking refuge," Maine Times. 1989. Jun 16.
Freeman, Martha. "Rachel's noise: Remembering an almost mythic figure as she was." 1989.
J.J.D. "Remembering Rachel Carson," Earth Almanac. 1989.
Budwig, Lisa. "Breaking nature's silence: Pennsylvania's Rachel Carson," Pennsylvania Heritage. 1989.
"'And no birds sing' and more: Remembering Silent Spring," Pesticide Reform. 1991.
Hines, Bob. "The woman who started a revolution: Remembering Rachel Carson," Yankee. 1991.
Murphy, Rhoda. "Friend of the earth," House Beautiful. 1991.
Stinnett, Caskie. "30 years since Silent Spring: Remembering Rachel Carson," Down East. 1992.
Hynes, H. Patricia. "Silent Spring read bu unheeded," L.A. Times, et. al. 1992.
Edwards, J. Gordon. "The Lies of Rachel Carson," 21st Century. 1992.
Kruth, Jerry. "Silent Spring thirty years later," Carnegie Magazine, 1992.
Logan, Jennifer, W. "Rachel Carson, human nature, and the exceeding beauty of the earth," with other articles. Chrysalis 1992.
Killingsworth, M. Jimmie and Jacqueline Palmer. "Rhetoric of scientific activism," and "Rhetoric and the environmental dilemma," Ecospeak 1992.
DeGregori, Thomas. "Apocalypse yesterday," Apocalyptic Vision in America. 1992.
"Pursuit of the millennium," and "Progress as redemption," Millennium and Utopia.
After Silent Spring: The unsolved problem of pesticide use in the US. Natural Resources Defense Council. 1993.
Gottlieb, Robert, Forcing the Spring, Chapter 3. 1993
Sale, Kirkpatrick. The Green Revolution. 1993.
Steingraber, Sandra. "If I live to be 90 still wanting to say something': My search for Rachel Carson," Confronting Cancer, Constructing Change. 1993
Stinnett, Caskie. "Low tide world," Endless Vacation. 1993.
MacDonald, Marilyn. "Epilogue: A biography of Rachel Carson," Women in Science and Technology: The Legacy of Margaret Bensten. 1993.
Perkins, John. "Silent Spring: Implications for Third World development," Environmental Education for Conservation and Development. 1987.
Keller, Emily Fox. "Making of science," Gender and Science. 1985
Waldron, Ann. "Lives of women scientists," Washington Post. 1990 Aug 28 and Fred Powledge. "Toxic shame," Amicus Journal. 1991.
Brodeur, Paul. "Legacy," New Yorker. 1993 Jun 7.


Box 21C: Published material on Rachel Carson and Silent Spring,
1994- and undated

21C   Revkin, Andrew. "Passing the baton: Rachel Carson and the start of EDF," EDF Letter. 1994.
Articles on Rachel Carson from Coastal Connections. 1994.
Easterbrook, Gregg. "Averting a death foretold," Newsweek 1994 Nov 28 and Michael Speck. Review of A Moment on Earth, NYTimes. 1995 Apr 23.
Gore, Al. Introduction to Silent Spring. 1994.
Kevles, Daniel. "The American Greens," New York Review of Books. 1994 Oct 6.
Norwood, Vera. "Rachel Carson," The American Radical. 1994.
Robin, Charles T. excerpts on Carson from The Green Crusade: Rethinking the roots of environmentalism. 1994
Accorsi, William. "So I knew Rachel Carson," Victoria. 1994.
Excerpts from Women Public Speakers in the US (1925-1993). 1994.
Daitch, Vicky McKinney. "Rachel Carson and the Web of Life," Illinois Steward. 1995.
Garb, Yankov. "The politics of nature in Rachel Carson's Silent Spring," Minding Nature: The Philosophy of Ecology. 1995.
Stewart, Frank. "Small winged forms above the sea: The life of Rachel Carson," Orion. 1995.
Wadell, Craig. "Rachel Carson and Silent Spring," Green Culture. 1995.
Garb, Yankov. "Rachel Carson's Silent Spring," Dissent. 1996.
Everett, Wynne, "Springdale's Carson opened door to environmentalism," Valley News Dispatch. 1996 Feb 18.
Glotfelty, Cheryll. "Cold War, Silent Spring: The trope of war in American environmentalism," And No Bords Sing and essay in American Nature. 2000.
Raglon, Rebecca. "Rachel Carson and her legacy," Natural Eloquence: Women Reinscribe Science. 1997.
Jukes, Thomas. "The truth about pesticides or How to survive the perils of living," 21st Century. 1997.
"Silent Spring tops century list," Duxbury Clipper. 1999 Mar.
Gross, Liza. "Rachel's daughter," Sierra. 1999 Sep-Oct.
Rule, Vanessa. "Pick your poison," Sanctuary. 1999.
"Top ten books that changed minds and lives," Time. 1999 Jun 8.
Lipske, Michael. "How Rachel Carson helped save the brown pelican," National Wildlife. 2000 Dec-Jan.
Gladwell, Malcolm. "Annals of public health," New Yorker. 2001 Jul 2.
Horton, Richard. "The plagues are flying," New York Review of Books. 2001 Aug 9.
Burnside, John, "Reluctant crusader," Guardian. 17 May 2002.
Rachel Carson profile, Pesticide Outlook. 2002.
Watson, Bruce. "Sounding the alarm: 40 years ago, Rachel Carson's forever changed our view of the environment," Smithsonian. 2002 Sep.
Barazzone, Esther L. "Let's make some noise about Rachel Carson," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2002 Mar 24.
Alexander, Charles. "80 Days that Changed the World: September 27, 1962: Breaking the Silence on DDT" Time. 2003.
Klinger, David. "Forlorn memo, last vestige of Rachel Carson's legacy, completes a 30-year odyssey," Women in Natural Resources. 2003.
Mayo, Lisa. "The legacy of Silent Spring," and interview with Linda Lear, Chesepeake. 2003 Summer.
"Rachel Carson: es ist Pflicht und Privileg, die Menschen zu unterrichten," Kosmos. 2003 Oct.
Hazlitt, Maril. "Woman vs. man vs. bugs: Gender and popular ecology in early reactions to Silent Spring," Environmental History. 2004.
"Beyond organophosphates," California Agriculture. 2005 Jan-Mar.
Moore, Katherine Dean. "The truth of the barnacles: Rachel Carson and the moral significance of wonder," Environmental Ethics. 2005.
Howarth, William. "Turning the tide: How Rachel Carson became a women of letters," American Scholar. 2005.
Klingener, Nancy. "Rachel Carson's legacy from the shore to the world," Solares Hill. 2007.
Sherman, Jerome. "Environmentalist Rachel Carson;s legacy remembered on Earth Day," and "Editorial: Carson's bridge: A Pittsburgh daughter receives and overdue tribute," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2006 Apr 23 and 27.
"Silent Spring author is focus of Beinecke Library exhibit," Yale Bulleting. 2006 May 5.
Pope, Carl. "Trashing Rachel Carson," Sierra. 2007 Sep-Oct.
Kolbert, Elizabeth. "Human nature," New Yorker. 2007 May 28.
Barringer, Felicity. "Journalism's greatest hits: Two lists of a century's top stories," NYTimes. 1999 Mar 1.
Rubin, Charles. "Introduction" and "Something more than natural," The Green Crusade. 1998.
White, Joseph. "Rachel Carson."
Wild, Peter. "Elder of the tribe: Rachel Carson," Backpacker.
Brooks, Paul. "Rachel Carson."
"We are in her debt."
Justine Coyne, "Rachel Carson: Advancing global environmental cause," Pittsburgh Business Times. Sept. 26-Oct. 4, 2014.
Brian C. Rittmeyer, "Rachel Carson board aims to make homestead sustainable," Pittsburgh Tribune Review. May 27, 2016.
Robert McCrum, "The 100 best nonfiction books: No 20-Silent Spring by Rachel Carson (1962)" The Guardian. June 13, 2016.