COLLECTION GUIDES

1957-2003

Guide to the Collection

Restrictions on Access

The Charles Henry Wheelwright Foster papers are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

There are restrictions on the use of this collection. Users must sign an agreement stating that they understand these restrictions before they will be given access to the collection.


Collection Summary

Abstract

Papers of Charles Henry Wheelwright Foster produced from 1957-1966 as commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Natural Resources; and as the first secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, 1971-1975. Also includes teaching papers kept while on the faculty of the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1988-2002 pertaining to courses on environmental policy topics.

Biographical Sketch

Charles Henry Wheelwright Foster was born in Boston in 1927. He holds degrees from Harvard University, the University of Michigan (forestry and wildlife management), and Johns Hopkins University (geography and environmental engineering). Foster served as commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Natural Resources (1957-1966), and as the first secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (1971-1975). He was dean of Yale University's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies from 1976-1981. He has been a visiting professor, scholar, and research fellow at many universities, including the University of California-Santa Cruz, the University of Virginia, Tufts University, and Clark University. Most recently, he was on the faculty at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Foster has served on numerous boards and advisory committees, including Public Land Law Review Commission, Appalachian National Scenic Trail Advisory Council (chair), and the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission (chair).

Foster's publications include Experiments in Bioregionalism: The New England River Basins Story (University Press of New England, 1984), The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance (University Press of New England, 1985), Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold (Appalachian Trail Conference, 1987), Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River (CIS, 1991), and, with David R. Foster, Thinking in Forest Time (Harvard Forest, 1998). He is co-editor of Stepping Back to Look Forward: A History of the Massachusetts Forest (Harvard Forest, 1998).

Sources

http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/profiles/chwfoster.html

Collection Description

This collection, housed in 38 cartons and 1 oversize carton, spans the years 1957-2003 and contains Charles Henry Wheelwright Foster's professional papers.

Among these are records that CHWF produced from 1957-1966 as commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Natural Resources; and as the first secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, 1971-1975. This collection also contains teaching papers kept while on the faculty of the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1988-2002 pertaining to courses on environmental policy topics, as well as files kept while a visiting professor, scholar, and research fellow at other universities. Records relating to CHWF's publications, federal and national service, and other projects contain extensive materials on bioregionalism, the establishment of the Cape Cod National Seashore, and the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

Restrictions on Access

The Charles Henry Wheelwright Foster papers are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

There are restrictions on the use of this collection. Users must sign an agreement stating that they understand these restrictions before they will be given access to the collection.

Restrictions on Use

The Massachusetts Historical Society does not claim ownership to the literary rights (copyright) to the Charles H.W. Foster Papers. The literary rights to materials created by Mr. Foster have been retained by the donor (and subsequently his heir or executor) until ten years following his death, or earlier as he or his executors may authorize. The literary rights to materials created by individuals other than Mr. Foster reside with those individuals.

The Massachusetts Historical Society cannot give permission to publish or quote from documents or writings by individuals for whom it does not hold copyright. Use of this collection does not imply permission to quote from or publish, all or in part, documents in the collection. It is the sole responsibility of the researcher to contact the Historical Society in writing to request permission to quote from or publish documents written by Mr. Foster in this collection. The Historical Society will then forward the formal written request to the donor or his heir or executor. It is the sole responsibility of the researcher to obtain formal permission from the owners of the literary rights (copyright) to publish or quote from documents in this collection written by individuals other than Mr. Foster.

Mr. Foster's "Memoirs" (2002) are a draft and may not be copied or reproduced in any way without his express written permission.

With the exception of Mr. Foster's overviews of each section of the papers (clearly marked that they are not to be copied), photocopies may be made for personal use only. Personal use photocopies may not be donated or deposited in other libraries or archives, or made available to other researchers without the written permission of the donor.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Charles Henry Wheelwright Foster, 2005.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Bracketed numbers in the "Carton" column, i.e., [8], indicate carton numbers used in the box list/preliminary inventory created for this collection between 2002 and 2004.

I. Massachusetts Department of Natural Resources, 1957-1966

The first series, Massachusetts Department of Natural Resources, contains records from Foster's tenure as the department's Commissioner. Among these records are correspondence and other materials relating to the establishment of the Cape Cod National Seashore as well as letters and publicity relating to Foster's resignation from his post in 1966. This series is arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Annual reports of the Commissioner of Natural Resources, 1957-1965
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Board of Natural Resources [correspondence, press releases], 1966
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, 1964, 1966
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Cape Cod National Seashore: correspondence, 1959-1962
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Cape Cod National Seashore: legislation, 1959-1961
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Cape Cod National Seashore: names for letters, 1960-1961
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Cape Cod National Seashore publicity, 1958-1961
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Cape Cod National Seashore publicity [clippings], 1957-1961
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Cape Cod National Seashore: statements by Commissioner Foster, 1960-1961
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Coastal waters and wetlands, 1965-1966
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Coastal wetlands program, 1959-1965
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Conservation Commissions, 1960-1965
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
[Correspondence], 1957-1968
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Dighton Rock, 1963
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Executive Department correspondence, 1961, 1964
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Forest fires, 1962-1964
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Forest management program, 1960
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Forest policy advisory group, 1965-1966
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Forest policies, Forest Industries Committee, 1962-1966
Carton 1 [6]SH 14YD B
Governors' correspondence, 1960-1966
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Gypsy Moth program, 1962-1963
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Hatch Act, Chapter 220, Acts of 1965
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Law enforcement/Sheehan report, 1962-1965
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
"A Program for Conservation Law Enforcement," 1963
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Marine fisheries advisory council, 1960-1962
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Massachusetts Geological Commission, 1966
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Massachusetts Historical Commission, 1960, 1963
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
[Natural Areas Council], n.d.
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Outdoor recreation resources, 1963-1966
Carton 1 [8]SH 14YD B
Parks program, 1960-1966
Carton 2 [6]SH 14YC A
Pesticides board, 1961-1964
Carton 2 [6]SH 14YC A
Publicity, D.N.R., 1960-1966
Carton 2 [8]SH 14YC A
Resignation, personal letters on, 1966
Carton 2 [8]SH 14YC A
Loose items from oversize scrapbook, mainly regarding CHWF's 1966 resignation as Commissioner, D.N.R
Oversize carton 1Ms. N-2188
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings on CHWF's resignation as Commissioner, D.N.R., 1966(Oversize)
Carton 2 [7]SH 14YC A
Speaking engagements, accepted, 1960-1966
Carton 2 [7]SH 14YC A
Speech material, 1957-1968
Carton 2 [7]SH 14YC A
State Committee for Conservation of Soil, Water, and Related Resources: Supervisor's Handbook, 1965
Carton 2 [7]SH 14YC A
Sudbury and Concord River valleys, 1960-1961
Carton 2 [7]SH 14YC A
Warwick State Forest prison camps, 1961
Carton 2 [7]SH 14YC A
Water Resources Commission, 1960-1965
Carton 2 [7]SH 14YC A
Western Massachusetts Electric, 1965-1966
Oversize carton 1Ms. N-2188
Preliminary land use plan, Cape Cod proposed national park, 1959(Oversize)
Oversize carton 1Ms. N-2188
Map, "Proposed Cape Cod National Park, Massachusetts," ca. 1959(Oversize)
Oversize carton 1Ms. N-2188
Map, "Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions," 1 October 1964(Oversize)
Oversize carton 1Ms. N-2188
Map of Massachusetts conservation districts and municipal conservation commissions, 1 January 1965(Oversize)

II. Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, 1971-1975

A. Correspondence, 1971-1975

Foster's general correspondence is arranged chronologically; correspondence to specific departments or individuals is arranged alphabetically by name.

Carton 3 [1]SH 14Y6 4
Incoming memos, 1971-1974
Carton 3 [1]SH 14Y6 4
Outgoing letters, August 1971-October 1972
Carton 4 [2]SH 14Y7 5
Outgoing letters, November 1972-January 1975
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Letters to Commissioner Arthur Brownell, Department of Natural Resources, 1971-1974
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Letters to Commissioner Nathan Chandler, Department of Agriculture, 1971-1974
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Letters to Commissioner John Sears, Metropolitan District Commission, 1971-1974
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Letters to Commissioners Brownell, Chandler, and Sears, 1971-1974
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Letters to Chief Secretary, Executive Department, 1971-1973
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Letters to William McCarty, Executive Director, Outdoor Advertising Division, 1971-1972
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Memos to Governor Francis Sargent, 1972

Reorganization and other files, 1971-1975

Reorganization and other files are arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Administration and program services reorganizations, phase II, 1974
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Agriculture hearing, July 25, 1973
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
CHWF notes at staff and cabinet meetings, 1971-1974
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
CHWF reports, ca. 1973?
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Citizens Committee on Environmental Affairs data compilation, March 1973
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Citizens Committee on Environmental Affairs final report, March 1973
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Citizens Committee on Environmental Affairs public meeting on reorganization, December 10-17, 1972
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Citizens Committee on Environmental Affairs public meeting on reorganization transcripts, December 10-17, 1972
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Citizens Committee on Environmental Affairs studies, 1972-1973
Carton 5 [4]SH 14Y9 7
Citizens Committee on Environmental Affairs surveys, March 1973
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Clippings
Carton 6 [6]SH 158T 2
Coastal zone, Massachusetts, 1975
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Department of Public Works, Registry of Motor Vehicles hearing, July 30, 1973
Carton 6 [6]SH 158T 2
Economic Impact Executive Order, 1972
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Education hearing, August 6, 1973
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Environmental management reorganization, phase II, 1974
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Environmental quality reorganization, phase II, 1974
Carton 6 [6]SH 158T 2
Federal legislation
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Final hearing, August 8, 1973
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Fish and game hearing, August 7, 1973
Carton 6 [6]SH 158T 2
Foundations, 1974-1976
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
General hearing, July 18, 1973
Carton 6 [6]SH 158T 2
Governor's Advisory Council on the Environment, 1972
Carton 6 [6]SH 158T 2
Governor's Advisory Commission on Open Space and Recreation, 1972
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Governor's Food Commission, 1973
Carton 6 [6]SH 158T 2
Interbasin diversions, 1973
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Metropolitan District Commission hearing, July 23, 1973
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Notes on House and Senate bills, 1974
Carton 6 [6]SH 158T 2
Park Plaza, 1973
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Proposal for the State Coastal Zone Resource Management Program, August 1973
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Proposed amendments to general laws re: EOEA, ca. 1974
Carton 6 [6]SH 158T 2
Public health, 1973
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Reorganization [Administrative and Program Services], 1972-1974
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Reorganization [Citizens Commissions], 1972-1974
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Reorganization [Communications], ca. 1972
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Reorganization [Environmental Management Task Force minutes], 1974
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Reorganization [Environmental Management], 1974
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Reorganization [Environmental Quality], 1973
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Reorganization [Fisheries, Wildlife, and Recreational Vehicles], 1974
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Reorganization [Legal services], 1972-1974
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Reorganization [Metropolitan District Commission], 1972-1974
Carton 6 [25]SH 158T 2
Reorganization [miscellany], 1972-1974
Carton 7 [6]SH 14Y8 6
Reorganization [Natural Resources and Agriculture], 1972-1975
Carton 7 [6]SH 14Y8 6
Reorganization [Public Information and Education], 1974
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Reorganization [Regional Assessments], 1967-1971
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Reorganization [Regional Councils], 1974
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Reorganization [Task Force reports], 1972
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Reorganization [Water Resources], 1972
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Reorganization [Wetlands Protection Act], 1973
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Reorganization [Wildlife Management Institute], 1972
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Reorganization legislation, 1972-1975
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Report by Environmental Council for Region I, 1974
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Report by Environmental Council for Region II, 1974
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Report by Environmental Council for Region VII, 1974
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Report by Environmental Council for Region VIII, 1974
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Reprints of House bills, 1973-1975
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Reprints of Senate bills, 1974
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Resources Management Policy Council, 1974
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Solid Waste Council, 1973
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Statements and memos re: reorganization of EOEA, 1974
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Summary statement on reorganization of Environmental Affairs [draft?], ca. 1972
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Summary statement on reorganization of Environmental Affairs [draft?], ca. 1973
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Task Force reports: agriculture and land resources, 1972
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Task Force reports: education and communication, 1972
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Task Force reports: energy, 1972
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Task Force reports: environmental quality, 1972
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Task Force reports: human resources, 1972
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Task Force reports: ocean resources, 1972
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Task Force reports: open space and recreation resources, 1972
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Task Force reports: water resources, 1972
Carton 7 [3]SH 14Y8 6
Waste water re-use, 1971
Oversize carton 1Ms. N-2188
Organization chart, Division of Water Resources, Department of Natural Resources, 1972?(Oversize)
Oversize carton 1Ms. N-2188
Organization chart, Massachusetts Department of Natural Resources, ca. 1974?(Oversize)
Oversize carton 1Ms. N-2188
Map of Massachusetts Water Pollution Contral Regions, ca. 1974?(Oversize)

III. Academic assignments, 1976-2002

The third series, Academic assignments, contains correspondence, teaching files, and other materials relating to Foster's appointments at Yale University, Stanford University, the University of California-Santa Cruz, Tufts University, Clark University, Brown University, and the University of Rhode Island. This series is arranged in chronological order by appointment date.

A. Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 1976-1981

Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
Overview paper - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
Advanced Management Training Program, 1976-1977
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
[Connecticut Natural Resource Center information], 1978
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
[Correspondence, memos, notes], 1972-1983
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
Dean's Project, 1977-1981
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
Natural Resources Administration course, Forestry and Environmental Studies 722a, Fall 1978
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
New Haven Coastal Program, 1982
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
Policy statement, 1981
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
[Press], 1975-1981
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
University Council Committee, 1980

B. The California years, 1975, 1984-1987

Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
Stanford University, 1982
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
Santa Cruz, 1981-1986
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
Stanford University, 1981-1985
Carton 8 [19]SH 14YP N
Stanford University/California Fund for the Environment, 1982-1984

C. Other academic assignments, 1975-1988

Carton 9 [38]SH 17BA V
Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 9 [38]SH 17BA V
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1975
Carton 9 [38]SH 17BA V
[Tufts University]
Carton 9 [38]SH 17BA V
Tufts University: Bioregionalism, 1983-1986
Carton 9 [38]SH 17BA V
Tufts University: Interviews, 1984
Carton 9 [38]SH 17BA V
Clark University [correspondence], March 1985-November 1986
Carton 9 [38]SH 17BA V
Clark University: Earth Transformed Symposium, 1984-1987
Carton 9 [38]SH 17BA V
Brown University: Blackstone Valley Heritage Corridor, 1987-1988
Carton 9 [38]SH 17BA V
Brown University: Correspondence, July 1986-September 1987
Carton 9 [38]SH 17BA V
[Brown University course materials]
Carton 9 [38]SH 17BA V
[University of Rhode Island]

D. Harvard Teaching Papers, 1988-2002

Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 1
Overview paper - not to be copied without CHWF permission

S-117: "The Politics of Federal Water Policy: Toward An Agenda For Action," winter-spring 1988

Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 2
Water policy course: bibliography
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 3
Water policy course: budget and administration, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 4-7
Water policy course: correspondence, 1986-1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 8
Water policy course: course materials, 1987-1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 9-10
Water policy course: education, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 11
Water policy course: groundwater, 1987-1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 12
Water policy course: [guest speaker] Daniel Beard
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 13-14
Water policy course: [guest speaker] Henry P. Caulfield, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 15
Water policy course: [guest speaker] Robert Dawson, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 16
Water policy course: [guest speaker] Anthony S. Earl, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 17
Water policy course: [guest speaker] Madge Ertel, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 18
Water policy course: [guest speaker] Lawrence Jensen, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 19
Water policy course: [guest speaker] Theodore Schad, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 20
Water policy course: [guest speaker] Kyle Schilling, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 21
Water policy course: [guest speaker] Gerald Seinwill, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 22-23
Water policy course: [guest speaker] Warren Viessman, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 24
Water policy course: interstate compacts, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 25
Water policy course: mini-symposium, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 26
Water policy course: Nielson report (second round), 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 27-28
Water policy course: outside interest groups, 1987
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 29
Water policy course: references, 1988-1989
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 30
Water policy course: regions, 1983-1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 31
Water policy course: resumes/interests of class, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 32
Water policy course: Save the Harbor field trip
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 33
Water policy course: student papers, 1988
Carton 10 [42]SH 17BI $Folder 34-36
Water policy course: student papers (first round), 1988
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 1-3
Water policy course: student papers (second round), 1988
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 4
Water policy course: syllabus and initial handouts, 1988
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 5
Water policy course: Water extension service, 1988
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 6
Water policy course: Water Resource Development Act of 1990
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 7
Water policy course: Water Resources Research, 1978-1988
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 8
Water policy course: Western Governors Conference, 1980-1982
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 9
Water policy course: Western States Water Council, 1982

S-121m: "Bioregionalism: Environmental Issues in Joint Jurisdictions" fall 1989

Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 10
Bioregionalism course: administrative, 1989-1990
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 11
Bioregionalism course: correspondence, 1989
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 12-13
Bioregionalism course: red binders #1 and #2, 1989

S-122: "Can and Should Wetlands Be Replicated?" spring 1991

Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 14
Wetlands course: administration, 1991
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 15-16
Wetlands course: black binders #1 and #2, 1991
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 17-18
Wetlands course: consensus session (speakers), 1991
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 19-21
Wetlands course: correspondence, 1991
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 22-27
Wetlands course: course materials, 1991
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 28
Wetlands course: student papers, 1991
Carton 11 [9]SH 14YE CFolder 29-33
Wetlands course: wetlands banking, 1991
Carton 12 [34]SH 17B6 R
Wetlands course background, reference material
Carton 13 [31]SH 17B3 O
Wetlands course background, reference material

S-122: "Economies of Forested Regions," fall 1992

Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 1-4
Forest course: correspondence, 1991-1992
Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 5
Forest course: course materials, 1992
Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 6-7
Forest course: final papers, 1992
Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 8
Forest course: handouts/readings, 1992
Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 9
Forest course: Northern Forest Lands Council, 1991-1993
Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 10-14
Forest course: red binder [course materials, readings], 1992
Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 15-16
Forest course: reference materials, 1989-1992
Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 17
Forest course: speakers notes, 1992
Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 18-19
Forest course: students [correspondence, papers], 1992-1993
Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 20
Forest course: symposium, 1992
Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 21-24
Enr. 522: "Northern Forest" course materials, 1992

Enr. 522: "Multiobjective Resources Management Planning" [Cape Cod course], spring 1993

Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 25
Cape Cod course: advisory committees, 1992-1994
Carton 14 [32]SH 17B4 PFolder 26-29
Cape Cod course: Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission meeting minutes and transcripts, 1979-1992
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 1-4
Cape Cod course: Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission meeting minutes and transcripts, 1992-1994
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 5
Cape Cod course: charter schools, 1993-1994
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 6-7
Cape Cod course: correspondence, 1992-1993
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 8-16
Cape Cod course: course materials, 1993
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 17
Cape Cod course: Delphi surveys, 1992
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 18
Cape Cod course: dune shacks, 1994
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 19
Cape Cod course: highland light, 1994
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 20
Cape Cod course: human dimensions, 1994
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 21
Cape Cod course: jury, 1993
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 22
Cape Cod course: legislation, 1990-1992
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 23
Cape Cod course: legislative history, 1959-1975
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 24
Cape Cod course: Marsh-Billings National Historic Park, 1993
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 25-26
Cape Cod course: National Park Service, general, 1993
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 27
Cape Cod course: National Park Services general management plan, 1978-1993
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 28
Cape Cod course: news media briefing kit, 1992
Carton 15 [10]SH 14YF DFolder 29-30
Cape Cod course: Nickerson Fund, 1990-1991
Carton 16 [33]SH 17B5 QFolder 1-3
Cape Cod course: ORVs [Off Road Vehicles] issue, 1992
Carton 16 [33]SH 17B5 QFolder 4-23
Cape Cod course: references, 1992-1993
Carton 16 [33]SH 17B5 QFolder 24-25
Cape Cod course: student papers, 1993

Enr. 522: "Multiobjective Resource Management Planning," [Quabbin course], fall 1993

Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 1-3
Quabbin course: correspondence, 1993-1994
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 4
Quabbin course: course evaluations, 1993
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 5-7
Quabbin course: course materials, 1993
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 8-9
Quabbin course: [course packet/readings], 1993
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 10
Quabbin course: expenses, 1993
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 11
Quabbin course: field trip, 1993
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 12
Quabbin course: student biographical information, 1993
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 13
Forest communities conference, April 1994
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 14
[Forest communities conference] student assistants, 1993-1994
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 15
Forest Communities Project, 1993-1994

Enr. 522 - "Managing Resources as Whole Systems," fall 1994

Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 16
Whole systems course: [administrative], 1994
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 17-18
Whole systems course: correspondence, 1992-1995
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 19-21
Whole systems course: course material, white binder
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 22
Whole systems course: expenses, 1994-1995
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 23
Whole systems course: field trip, 1994
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 24-25
Whole systems course: "Publications of the Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study," compiled by Phyllis C. Likens, 1994
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 26-27
Whole systems course: [references]
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 28-29
Whole systems course: student papers, 1994-1995

Enr. 522m: "Forested Biosphere Reserves," fall 1995

Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 30
Biosphere course: [administrative], 1995
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 31
Biosphere course: brown binder [miscellany], 1995
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 32
Biosphere course: colloquium, 1995
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 33
Biosphere course: [correspondence], 1995-1996
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 34-36
Biosphere course: course materials, 1995
Carton 17 [11]SH 14YG EFolder 37-38
Biosphere course: [course packets/readings], 1995
Carton 18 [12]SH 14YH FFolder 1-2
Biosphere course: lectures, 1995-1996
Carton 18 [12]SH 14YH FFolder 3
Biosphere course: [student biographies], 1995
Carton 18 [12]SH 14YH FFolder 4
Biosphere course: student papers, 1996

Stm-151m: "Introduction to Philanthropy," fall 1996

Carton 18 [12]SH 14YH FFolder 5
Philanthropy course: The Boston Foundation, 1996
Carton 18 [12]SH 14YH FFolder 6-8
Philanthropy course: correspondence, 1996-1997
Carton 18 [12]SH 14YH FFolder 9-16
Philanthropy course: course materials, 1996
Carton 18 [12]SH 14YH FFolder 17
Philanthropy course: course syllabi, 1995-1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 1-3
Philanthropy course: lecture notes and lectures, 1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 4
Philanthropy course: materials for CHWF's class, 10 October 1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 5
Philanthropy course: "The Once and Future Philanthropists: A discussion paper derived from STM 151m," by CHWF, February 1997
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 6
Philanthropy course: [student biographies], 1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 7-10
Philanthropy course: [student papers], 1996

Stm-152m: "Introduction to Environmental Philanthropy," fall 1996

Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 11
Philanthropy course: administration, 1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 12
Philanthropy course: [class list], 1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 13
Philanthropy course: corporate philanthropy, 1995-1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 14-15
Philanthropy course: course materials, 1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 16
Philanthropy course: expenses, 1995-1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 17
Philanthropy course: family foundations, 1994-1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 18
Philanthropy course: foundations, 1994-1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 19
Philanthropy course: giving, 1990-1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 20
Philanthropy course: government, 1994-1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 21
Philanthropy course: grantmaking, 1995-1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 22
Philanthropy course: Letts, Christine, 1993-1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 23
Philanthropy course: non-profit sector, n.d.
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 24
Philanthropy course: philosophy, 1995
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 25
Philanthropy course: reference, 1993-1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 26
Philanthropy course: [team projects], 1996
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 27-29
NPS 410: "Philanthropy and the Creation of American Elites," Fall 1997: course packets

Colloquium on Watershed Management and Decisionmaking: Mexico and the United States, May 29-30, 1997

Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 30
Colloquium: [agenda, participant biographies], 1997
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 31
Colloquium: background papers, 1997
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 32-35
Colloquium: informational material and correspondence, 1997
Carton 19 [13]SH 14YI GFolder 36
Enr. 522: "Watershed/River Basin Approaches Around the World," Fall 1997 (cancelled)

Enr. 522: "Using History to Inform Policy: Lessons from the Massachusetts Forest," Fall, 1998

Carton 20 [14]SH 14YJ HFolder 1-6
Forest history course: course materials, 1998
Carton 20 [14]SH 14YJ HFolder 7
Forest history course: field trip, 1998
Carton 20 [14]SH 14YJ HFolder 8
Forest history course: colloquium, November 1998
Carton 20 [14]SH 14YJ HFolder 9
Forest history course: notes on visiting lecturers, 1998
Carton 20 [14]SH 14YJ HFolder 10
Forest history course: student memos, 1998
Carton 20 [14]SH 14YJ HFolder 11
Forest history course: student papers, 1998

Enr. 522: "Environmental Regionalism," fall 1999

Carton 20 [14]SH 14YJ HFolder 12-15
Regionalism course: correspondence, 1999-2001
Carton 20 [14]SH 14YJ HFolder 16-18
Regionalism course: course materials, 1999
Carton 20 [14]SH 14YJ HFolder 19-20
Regionalism course: course materials, green binder, 1999
Carton 20 [14]SH 14YJ HFolder 21
Regionalism course: mailing labels, ca. 1999?
Carton 20 [14]SH 14YJ HFolder 22
Regionalism course: student papers, 1999-2000
Carton 20 [14]SH 14YJ HFolder 23-26
Regionalism course: white paper, 1999-2000

Enr. 522: "Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Conservation and the Environment," fall 2000

Carton 21 [15]SH 14YK IFolder 1-2
Innovation course: [course materials], 200-2001
Carton 21 [15]SH 14YK IFolder 3
Innovation course: environmental trusts, 1999-2001
Carton 21 [15]SH 14YK IFolder 4
Innovation course: speakers, 2000
Carton 21 [15]SH 14YK IFolder 5
Innovation course: "State Environmental Innovations," 1999
Carton 21 [15]SH 14YK IFolder 6-10
Innovation course: student papers, 2000-2001
Carton 21 [15]SH 14YK IFolder 11-14
Innovation course: white binder [readings, correspondence, other course materials], 2000-2001
Carton 21 [15]SH 14YK IFolder 15
Innovation course: white paper, 2000-2001
Carton 21 [15]SH 14YK IFolder 16
Harvard/Complutense Universities' Wetlands Research Conference: wetland workshop papers
Carton 21 [15]SH 14YK IFolder 17-28
Harvard Environmental Regionalism Project
Carton 37 [41]SH 17BD Y
Harvard Environmental Regionalism Project

IV. Writings, 1984-2002

The fourth series, Writings, contains files relating to the research, writing, and publication of Foster's books, Experiments in Bioregionalism: The New England River Basins Story, The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance, Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold, and Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River. Also included in this series are files relating to the publication of Stepping Back to Look Forward: A History of the Massachusetts Forest, which Foster co-edited. This series is arranged in chronological order by publication date.

A. "Memoirs" (2002) - not to be copied without CHWF permission

Carton 22 [6]SH 158N $Folder 39

B. Experiments in Bioregionalism book series, 1984-1991

Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 1
Overview paper - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 2-5
New England River Basins Story: Research files, 1950-1957
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 6
New England River Basins Story: Annual Conference, New England Council, 1950
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 7-20
New England River Basins Story: Background material and interview notes, 1968-1969
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 21-22
New England River Basins Story: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 1958-1968
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 23-24
New England River Basins Story: New England Governors' Conference, 1937-1956
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 25
New England River Basins Story: New England New York Inter-Agency Committee minutes, 1951-1955
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 26-27
New England River Basins Story: New England New York Inter-Agency Committee public hearings, 1951-1954
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 28-29
New England River Basins Story: Northeastern Resources Committee, 1957-1967
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 30-31
New England River Basins Story: Northeastern Resources Committee minutes, 1965-1967
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 32-34
New England River Basins Story: Northeastern Resources Committee minutes excerpts, 1957-1967
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 35
New England River Basins Story: Northeastern Water and Related Land Resources Compact Act, 1959-1961
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 36
New England River Basins Story: Northeastern Water and Related Land Resources Compact Act statements, 1960-1962
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 37
New England River Basins Story: Saint Lawrence Seaway, 1945-1946
Carton 22 [20]SH 158N $Folder 38
New England River Basins Story: Southeastern New England Water and Related Land Resources Study, 1975
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 1-3
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Background material and interview notes, 1975
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 4
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Budget, 1975
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 5-7
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Burling, Francis, 1975-1976
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 8
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Cape Cod Advisory Commission meetings and issues, 1966-1967
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 9-13
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Correspondence, 1975-1980
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 14
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Foundations, 1975
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 15
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Gibbs, Robert, 1976-1976
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 16
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Interviews (misc.), 1959, 1975
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 17
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Land acquisition plan, 1980
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 18
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Local meetings, 1959
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 19
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Manuscript: "Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Committee," by CHWF, 1976
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 20
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Manuscript: "Cape Cod National Seashore Case Study: Land Acquisition Program," by Robert Gibbs
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 21
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Manuscript: "Cape Cod National Seashore: Zoning Regulations," by Robert Gibbs
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 22-23
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Notes and references, 1975-1984
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 24
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Project outline and proposal
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 25-31
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Outlines, 1962-1983
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 32
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Other commissions, 1959
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 33
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Press releases, 1975
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 34
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: Superintendents replies, 1975
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 35
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: University Press of New England, 1985-1986
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 36
The Cape Cod National Seashore: A Landmark Alliance: University Press of New England [correspondence], 1984-1986
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 37
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Research files, pre-1968
Carton 23 [21]SH 158P +Folder 38-49
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Research files, 1968-1975
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 1-19
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Research files, 1976-1986
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 20
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Allagash Environmental Institute, 1976
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 21
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Anniversary Report, 1973
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 22
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Appalachian Greenway, 1974-1976
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 23
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Appalachian Trailway News, 1969-1977
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 24
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Articles [CHWF notes on], n.d.
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 25-26
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: "Background Information on Appalachian Trail Management"
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 27
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Benton MacKaye Trail, 1978
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 28
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Charter and Membership, 1986
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 29
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Eastern National Park and Monument Association, 1984-1987
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 30-32
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Interviews, 1985
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 33
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Interviews, notes, 1985-1986
Carton 24 [22]SH 158Q %Folder 34-35
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Interviews, potential, 1984-1986
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 1-2
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Guidelines, 1971, 1976
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 3
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: The Irland Group, 1988
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 4
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Land protection plan, 1986
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 5-6
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Legislation, 1972-1986
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 7
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: "Long Distance Trails: The Appalachian Trail as a Guide to Future Research and Management Needs," 1979
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 8-10
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Management delegation, 1977-1984
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 11
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Miscellaneous Appalachian Trail material, 1985
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 12
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: National Inholders Association, 1985
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 13
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Pacific Coast Trail, 1975-1976, 1985
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 14-15
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Pennsylvania meetings, 1975-1976
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 16
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: References, 1986
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 17-18
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Reports, 1984, 1988
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 19
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Research symposium, 1977
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 20
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Resource Project Case Study, June 1982
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 21
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Sherburne Corporation, 1983-1985
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 22
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: [John] Stebbins - [David] Cioffi, 1983-1984
Carton 25 [23]SH 158R 0Folder 23-24
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail: A Time to Be Bold: Trail route, 1966-1978
Carton 26 [26]SH 158U 3Folder 1-36
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Research files, 1983-1993
Carton 27 [27]SH 158V 4Folder 1-18
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Research files, 1955-1982
Carton 27 [27]SH 158V 4Folder 19
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Commercial fisheries, 1983-1984
Carton 27 [27]SH 158V 4Folder 20-26
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Connecticut River Atlantic Salmon Commission, 1983-1991
Carton 27 [27]SH 158V 4Folder 27-30
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Connecticut River program reports, 1967-1988
Carton 27 [27]SH 158V 4Folder 31
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Connecticut River Watershed Council, 1989
Carton 27 [27]SH 158V 4Folder 32
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Descriptive material, 1981-1988
Carton 27 [27]SH 158V 4Folder 33
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: International Atlantic Salmon Federation, 1971-1987
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 1
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: International Atlantic Salmon Federation conference, 1975
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 2
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: International Atlantic Salmon Federation [notes on] daybooks, 1975-1989
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 3-4
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Interstate compact, 1982-1989
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 5-6
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Interviews, 1987-1990
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 7-8
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Interviews: notes, 1987-1990
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 9
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Kennedy (Maureen) project; Denise Toussaint project, 1989
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 10
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Lyman notebooks, 1988
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 11
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: New England Atlantic Salmon Committee, 1984-1988
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 12
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization, 1982-1989
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 13-16
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Policy Committee minutes, 1969-1983
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 17
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: References, 1989
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 18-19
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Research material I, 1989
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 20-22
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Research material II, 1988-1989
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 23-24
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Restoration of Atlantic Salmon in America, Inc., 1977-1993
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 25-26
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: [Stephen G.] Rideout files
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 27
Yankee Salmon: The Atlantic Salmon of the Connecticut River: Strategic plan

C. Massachusetts Forest History Project, 1995-1999

Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 28
Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 29-30
[Overview and participants], 1995-1997
Carton 28 [16]SH 14YL JFolder 31-33
Massachusetts Forest History [correspondence, notes, drafts], 1998-1999
Carton 29 [28]SH158W 5Folder 1-25
Massachusetts Forest History [correspondence, notes, drafts], 1995-1998
Carton 29 [28]SH158W 5Folder 26-33
Stepping Back to Look Forward, CHWF's overview chapter reference material, 1994-1998

V. Other projects, 1970-2003

The fifth series, Other projects, contains files relating to Foster's work as a consultant, in national and federal service, and activities undertaken through the New England Natural Resources Council. Also included in this series are files from Foster's professional appointments at Wildlife Conservation, Inc. and the W. Alton Jones Foundation. This series is arranged chronologically by project start date.

Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 1
Wildlife Conservation, Inc.: Overview paper - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 2-3
Wildlife Conservation, Inc.: scrapbook [items removed and binder discarded]
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 4
Wildlife Conservation, Inc.: Salt marshes [loose matter from carton], 1955
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 5
Site Preservation in New England: Overview paper - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 6
Site Preservation in New England: Agency questionnaire, 1970
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 7
Site Preservation in New England: Connecticut Valley landowner questionnaire, n.d.
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 8
Site Preservation in New England: General instructions, 1969
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 9
Site Preservation in New England: Land acquisition research project [questionnaires], 1970
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 10
Site Preservation in New England: Letter of introduction, 1969
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 11
Site Preservation in New England: Owner questionnaire, 1970
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 12
Site Preservation in New England: Pre-test questionnaires, 1970
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 13
Site Preservation in New England: "Site Preservation in New England" by CHWF, June 1970
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 14
National and Federal Service: Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 15-16
National and Federal Service: Corps of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board, 1971-1976
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 17-23
National and Federal Service: Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission: General, 1975-1994
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 24
National and Federal Service: Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission: Meeting notes, 1990-1994
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 25
National and Federal Service: Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission: Meeting summaries, 1991-1994
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 26
National and Federal Service: Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission: Science at the Seashore, 1993-1994
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 27
National and Federal Service: Massachusetts Bays Program: Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan draft, June 1995
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 28
National and Federal Service: Massachusetts Bays Program: Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan final, 1996
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 29
National and Federal Service: Massachusetts Bays Program: Draft and final reports, peer review panel, 1992
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 30-33
National and Federal Service: Massachusetts Bays Program: General, 1992-1993
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 34
National and Federal Service: Massachusetts Bays Program: "The National Estuary Program After Four Years: A Report to Congress," 1992
Carton 30 [40]SH 17BC XFolder 35-38
National and Federal Service: Massachusetts Bays Program: Peer review, 1991-1995
Carton 31 [17]SH 14YM KFolder 1
New England Natural Resources Center: Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 31 [17]SH 14YM KFolder 2-16
New England Natural Resources Center: [Chronological files], 1981-2002
Carton 31 [17]SH 14YM KFolder 17-18
New England Natural Resources Center: Mellon Project, 1981-1982
Carton 31 [17]SH 14YM KFolder 19
New England Natural Resources Center: Mellon Project: New England Governors Conference resolutions, 1981
Carton 31 [17]SH 14YM KFolder 20-21
New England Natural Resources Center: Mellon Project: New England River Basins Commission termination materials, 1981
Carton 31 [17]SH 14YM KFolder 22
New England Natural Resources Center: Mellon Project: Supporting material, 1979-1981
Carton 31 [17]SH 14YM KFolder 23-25
New England Natural Resources Center: Saugus River Project, 1987-1993
Carton 31 [17]SH 14YM KFolder 26
New England Natural Resources Center: Special reports, 1974-1988
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 1
W. Alton Jones Foundation: Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 2
W. Alton Jones Foundation: Annual reports, 1981, 1983
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 3
W. Alton Jones Foundation: Board meetings, 1982
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 4-7
W. Alton Jones Foundation: Contracts and correspondence, 1982-1984
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 8
W. Alton Jones Foundation: Grants, 1983
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 9
W. Alton Jones Foundation: Personal, 1982
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 10-11
W. Alton Jones Foundation: Philanthropic counseling: University Press of New England, 1980-1986
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 12
W. Alton Jones Foundation: President's Report, November 19, 1982
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 13
W. Alton Jones Foundation: University of Virginia, 1982-1983
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 14
Fund for Alaska: Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 15-16
Fund for Alaska: Anchorage, 1989
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 17
Fund for Alaska: Clippings, 1989
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 18
Fund for Alaska: Conservation Foundation, 1983-1989
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 19-24
Fund for Alaska: Correspondence, 1989-1994
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 25
Fund for Alaska: [Court documents], 1991
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 26
Fund for Alaska: Curricula vitae, 1989
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 27
Fund for Alaska: "Establishing the Fund for Alaska," September 1989
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 28
Fund for Alaska: "Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Plan," November 1994
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 29
Fund for Alaska: Fairbanks, 1989
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 30
Fund for Alaska: Financial, 1989
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 31
Fund for Alaska: Interviews, 1989
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 32
Fund for Alaska: Juneau, 1989
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 33
Fund for Alaska: Memoranda, 1989
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 34
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 32 [44]SH17BK +Folder 35-46
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): [Chronological files], 1984-1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 1
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): Cape Cod legislation, 1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 2
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): Connecticut River, 1986-1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 3
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): Farmington River, 1986
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 4
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): "A Land Conservation Strategy for the New England Region," September 1986
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 5
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): Mattapoisett River, 1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 6
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): Nashua River, 1986-1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 7
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): "New England Conservation: The Funding and Financing Option," by CHWF, October 1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 8
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): New Hampshire, 1983-1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 9
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): Rhode Island, 1983-1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 10
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): Vermont, 1985-1986
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 11
Land Conservation in New England (Lincoln Institute): Vermont Housing and Conservation Coalition, 1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 12
Consulting files: Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 13
Consulting files: University Press of New England, 1985, 2003
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 14
New England Bioregionalism: Overview statement [Bioregionalism in New England and New England Bioregional Roundtable] - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 15
Bioregionalism in New England: Advisory Committee on Bioregionalism, 1986-1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 16
Bioregionalism in New England: Albany paper "Bioregionalism: Cooperation to Live By," 1996
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 17
Bioregionalism in New England: Comparative Bioregionalism, 1987-1988
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 18
Bioregionalism in New England: "Cooperation to Live By: Bioregionalism in New England," September 1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 19-21
Bioregionalism in New England: Massachusetts Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy, 1986-1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 22-25
Bioregionalism in New England: Massachusetts legislation, 1983-1988
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 26
Bioregionalism in New England: Miscellaneous correspondence and materials, 1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 27
Bioregionalism in New England: Workshop, Dartmouth, 22 May 1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 28
Bioregionalism in New England: Workshop, Hartford, 15 May 1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 29
Bioregionalism in New England: Workshop, Providence, 8 May 1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 30
Bioregionalism in New England: Workshop, Williams, 29 May 1987
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 31
Bioregionalism in New England: Workshops, 1987-1988
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 32-34
Bioregionalism in New England: Workshops, 1987-1988
Carton 33 [39]SH17BB WFolder 35-45
New England Bioregional Roundtable: Bioregional roundtable, 1992-1996
Carton 34 [29]SH 158X 6Folder 1
New England Bioregional Roundtable: Cambridge roundtable, 1993-1995
Carton 34 [29]SH 158X 6Folder 2-3
New England Bioregional Roundtable: Financial, 1993-1995
Carton 34 [29]SH 158X 6Folder 4
New England Bioregional Roundtable: Final report, New England Bioregional Roundtable, 1995
Carton 34 [29]SH 158X 6Folder 5
New England Bioregional Roundtable: Final reports to New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, New England Natural Resources Council
Carton 34 [29]SH 158X 6Folder 6-7
New England Bioregional Roundtable: New England Bioregional roundtable, 1993-1994
Carton 34 [29]SH 158X 6Folder 8
New England Bioregional Roundtable: New England Bioregions: A Roundtable Colloquy, April 1994
Carton 34 [29]SH 158X 6Folder 9
New England Bioregional Roundtable: Williamstown reports, 1991-1992
Carton 34 [29]SH 158X 6Folder 10
Appalachian Trail: Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 34 [29]SH 158X 6Folder 11-21
Appalachian Trail: [Chronological files], 1986-2003
Carton 34 [29]SH 158X 6Folder 22
Massachusetts Environmental Trust: Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 34 [29]SH 158X 6Folder 23-27
Massachusetts Environmental Trust: Background material, 1987-1997
Carton 34 [29]SH 158X 6Folder 28-36
Massachusetts Environmental Trust: [Chronological files], 1986-1992
Carton 35 [18]SH 14YN LFolder 1-14
Massachusetts Environmental Trust: [Chronological files], 1993-2001
Carton 35 [18]SH 14YN LFolder 15-16
Island Press, 1991-1992
Carton 35 [18]SH 14YN LFolder 17
ENFOR (Environmental Forestry): Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 35 [18]SH 14YN LFolder 18-25
ENFOR (Environmental Forestry): [Chronological files], May 1999-November 2001
Carton 35 [18]SH 14YN LFolder 26-34
ENFOR (Environmental Forestry): Advisory Board meetings, 1999-2001
Carton 35 [18]SH 14YN LFolder 35
ENFOR (Environmental Forestry): University of Vermont Regional Distance Learning Forestry Center Proposal (not funded), 2001
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 1
Civic Environmentalism: Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 2-4
Civic Environmentalism: Environmental Citizenship Academy, 2002-2003
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 5
Civic Environmentalism: Massachusetts Institute of Technology roundtable, 1999-2000
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 6
Civic Environmentalism: Memos to the Governor: "Civic Environmentalism," by CHWF et al., March 2002
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 7
Civic Environmentalism: Memos to the Governor: Curricula vitae and biographies
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 8-12
Civic Environmentalism: Memos to the Governor: [General], 2001-2003
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 13
Environmental Regionalism Project (ENREG): Overview statement - not to be copied without CHWF permission
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 14-20
Environmental Regionalism Project (ENREG): ENREG, 2001
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 21
Environmental Regionalism Project (ENREG): Regionalism in the West, 2001-2002
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 22-27
Environmental Regionalism Project (ENREG): ENREG, 2002
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 28
Environmental Regionalism Project (ENREG): ENREG Advisory Board meeting, 4 February 2002
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 29
Environmental Regionalism Project (ENREG): Resources for the Future meeting, 25 February 2002
Carton 36 [24]SH 158S 1Folder 30-31
Environmental Regionalism Project (ENREG): Eastern Environmental Regionalism Conference, 24-25 April 2002
Carton 37 [41]SH 17BD YFolder 1
Environmental Regionalism Project (ENREG): ENREG Advisory Board meeting, 28 May 2002
Carton 37 [41]SH 17BD YFolder 2
Environmental Regionalism Project (ENREG): ENREG final report, October 2002
Carton 37 [41]SH 17BD YFolder 3-6
Environmental Regionalism Project (ENREG): ENREG, 2003
Carton 37 [41]SH 17BD YFolder 7
Environmental Regionalism Project (ENREG): Facilitating Regional Collaboration, 8-9 April 2003
Carton 37 [41]SH 17BD YFolder 8-10
Environmental Regionalism Project (ENREG): Regionalism references, 1999-2003

VI. Subject files, 1968-1989

The sixth series, Subject files, contains secondary material on a variety of environmental issues, including forests, land use, and water resources. This series is arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Acid rain, 1983
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Appalachian Trail, ca. 1968-1970
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
California - resources and environment, 1982
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Citizens for Economy in Government, "Towards More Efficient Massachusetts State Government," 1975
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
[Corporate priorities report, 1973]
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Directories, 1971-1972
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Endangered species, 1984
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Environmental concerns, critical, 1974
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Environmental Management, Massachusetts Department of, Annual Report, 1979
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Food, Governor's Commission on, 1974
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Forests - Air Pollution
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Forests - Forest Industries Council, Forest Productivity Report, 1977
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Forests - National, 1975
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Forests - National Forest Management Act, Academic Management Seminar, 1976
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Forests - preservation, 1981
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Land use - agricultural lands protection, 1977
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Land use - Alaska natural resource planning, 1975
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Land use - [Center for Rural Massachusetts, 1988]
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Land use - Vermont, natural resources planning, 1987
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Land use laws, 1974, 1976
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Land use planning, ca. 1971
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Land use planning - Connecticut, 1978
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Land use planning, rural, 1977, 1987
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Massachusetts Pesticide Control Act (proposed), 1974
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Power plant siting, 1981
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Power plant siting (Energy Studies Group report #2), 1979
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Water resources - Boston, 1984
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Water resources - Boston Harbor, 1983
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Water resources - Chesapeake Bay Project, 1983
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Water resources - Connecticut River, 1986
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Water resources - "Massachusetts Estuarine and Coastal Wetlands Program: A Case History," 1969
Carton 38 [5]SH 14YA 8
Water resources - NERBC [New England River Basins Commission], 1974

VII. Photographs

The seventh series, Photographs, contains photographs removed from elsewhere in the collection.

Carton 37 [41]SH 17BD Y
Charles H.W. Foster photographs

Preferred Citation

Charles H.W. Foster Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Organizations:

Massachusetts. Dept. of Natural Resources.
Massachusetts. Executive Office of Environmental Affairs.
John F. Kennedy School of Government--Faculty.

Subjects:

Environmental law.
Environmental policy.