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HUMPHRIES, ROBERT L., 1930-
Robert L. Humphries collection, 1946-2007

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/ghtpr


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Humphries, Robert L., 1930-
Title: Robert L. Humphries collection, 1946-2007
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1301
Extent: 1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Abstract:Collection of material relating to Atlanta conservationist Robert L. Humphries including field journals, correspondence, and printed material.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchase, 2014.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Robert L. Humphries collection, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Sarah Quigley, May 2014.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Robert L. Humphries (1930-) was a biologist and ecologist who worked for Georgia Power and the Environmental Protection Agency. His interest in ecology began in his teens and he kept detailed journals chronicling his observations of nature. He was one of twenty charter members of The Georgia Conservancy. Humphries edited and published The Journal of Archibald C. McKinley, an account of McKinley's observations and experiences as a farmer on Sapelo Island, Georgia.

Robert L. Humphries (1930-) was a biologist and ecologist who worked for Georgia Power and the Environmental Protection Agency. His interest in ecology began in his teens and he kept detailed journals chronicling his observations of nature. He was one of twenty charter members of The Georgia Conservancy. Humphries edited and published The Journal of Archibald C. McKinley, an account of McKinley's observations and experiences as a farmer on Sapelo Island, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of material created by or relating to Robert L. Humphries from 1946-2007. The bulk of the collection is field journals that Humphries kept as a young man observing nature and wildlife around Georgia from the late 1940s to the early 1960s. The collection also contains printed material about conservation and environmentalism which primarily includes The Georgia Conservancy newsletter Panorama. There are also a small number of subject files, collection data logs, and minimal correspondence.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Collection data, frogs, circa 1948
1 2 Collection data, serpentes, circa 1946-1949
1 3 Correspondence, 1962, 1974, 1998
1 4 Essay, "Florida 1947," 1998
1 5 Field journal, August 22-30, 1948 ["Suwanee River Outline Log"]
1 6 Field journal, July 24, 1948-June 10, 1950
1 7 Field journal, January 15, 1952-November 23, 1954
1 8 Field journal, December 7, 1955-November 26, 1956
1 9 Field journal, December 3, 1956-November 25, 1957
2 1 Field journal, November 25, 1957-September 15, 1958
2 2 Field journal, September 15, 1958-July 25, 1959
2 3 Field journal, July 26, 1959-April 11, 1961
2 4 Field journal, April 12, 1961-September 15, 1962
2 5 Field journal, September 15, 1962-January 27, 1964
2 6 Genealogical lists, no date
2 7 Map, "Cobb House Index, 29th-40th, 51st," no date
2 8 Negatives log book, no date
2 9 Notes, no date
3 1 Printed material: Friends of the Earth, 1977-1979
3 2 Printed material: The Georgia Conservancy, 1986-2007
3 3 Printed material: The Georgia Conservancy Panorama, 1993-1997
3 4 Printed material: The Georgia Conservancy Panorama, 1998-2000
3 5 Printed material: Other, circa 1971, 1996, 1998
3 6 Printed material: Preservation Times, 1981
3 7 Subject file: Alligators, circa 1972-1991
3 8 Subject file: Atlanta, Georgia, circa 1971-1973, 2001
3 9 Subject file: Friends of the River, circa 1997
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