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Folder 8: Tocks Island Dam Maps, 1956-01-22 - 1967-07-30

 File — Box: 0238.06, Folder: 08

Scope and Contents

- Flier - April 1964 - “Tocks Island Dam - A Multipurpose Project” - US Army Engineer District North Atlantic Division - 2 copies

- Newspaper clipping - 12/2/1966 - “Tocks aide answers foe” - The Pocono Record

- Attached: collection of scanned newspaper clippings from various newspapers all related to Tocks Dam, energy, water, and land use - Newspaper clipping - 12/12/1966 - “Pollution Warning Given For Tocks Island Lake” - The Easton Express - handwritten notes

- Attached: additional newspaper clipping on Tocks recreational value from The Easton Express - Newspaper clipping - 7/30/1967 - “U. S. to Probe Tocks Project As Cost Soars to $198 Million” - The Philadelphia Inquirer

- Handwritten notes - 1964 and 1966 - discusses Tocks Dam physical features

- Newspaper clipping - 1966 - “Barth Improves a Novel” - handwritten notes

- Newspaper clipping - 11/18/1966 - “Huge Tocks Island Lake Faces Pollution Threat” - Wilkes-Barre Record - cites Lehigh professor

- Newspaper clipping - 10/20/1966 - “Lehigh Ecologist Says Power Project To Reduce Tocks Recreational Value” - The Easton Express - articles cites Lehigh professor

- Attached: two additional articles from The Easton Express regarding professor’s statements - Newsletter clipping - March 1964 - “The Day the Dam Burst” - Popular Science

- Official document - 4/1/1965 - League of Women Voters Meeting - handwritten meeting notes from past and present meetings attached and written by Nancy Shukaitis

- Newspaper clipping - “Prof. Trembley Scores Storage In Tocks Plan” - Trembley is a Lehigh professor

- Newspaper clipping - 11/21/1966 - “Threat To Tocks” - The Bethlehem Globe-Times

- Handwritten notes - notes about Prof. Trembley and US Soil Conservation Service - cites Lehigh professor

- Newspaper clipping - 11/16/1966 - “Spoiled River?” - The Easton Express

- Newspaper clipping - 11/2/1966 - “Tocks Folly?” - The Easton Express

- Picture - November 1963 - 3 fishermen on the waterline of a dam in western Maryland

- Picture - 1963 - a deep drawdown on the Youghiogheny reservoir

- Newspaper clipping - 11/18/1966 - “Dam for safety” - The Pocono Record

- Picture - 1963 - Crabtree Creek near its confluence with the main body of the Savage reservoir

- Newspaper clipping - 11/16/1966 - “410-foot level for Tocks eliminates dikes”

- Newspaper clipping - 11/18/1966 - “Recreation, not power; Tocks aim, says Rooney” - The Pocono Record - cites Lehigh professor

- Envelope - 11/10/1966 - From: Delaware Valley Conservation Association, To: Arthur Meining - handwritten notes included on empty envelope

- Newspaper clipping - 4/24/1966 - “Flood Height Of Tocks Lake May Be Raised” - The Morning Call

- Newspaper clipping - 10/25/1966 - “Tocks Fluctuation Called Hazardous” - Newark News

- Newspaper clipping - “Sussex Still Hopes For Pipeline Rights”

- Newspaper clipping - 10/24/1966 - “To Ruin Tocks?” - The Easton Express

- Newspaper clipping - 10/23/1966 - “Project Seen Threat To Tocks Fish Life” - Newark News

- Newspaper clipping - 10/26/1966 - “Sportmen’s head urges upgrade of lower Delaware”

- Newspaper clipping - 2/23/1962 - “Tocks Island To Serve Multi-Purpose To Area’s Economy” - The Daily Record - handwritten notes in newspaper margins

- Newspaper clipping - 9/8/1966 - “Dam Will Be Detriment, Say Residents”

- Newspaper clipping - 10/21/1966 - “”Ocean Freeholder Against Districting” - Newark News

- Newspaper clipping - 10/20/1965 - “Four year jump seen for Tocks”

- Newspaper clipping - 12/29/1965 - “DRBC report details drought” - The Pocono Record

- Official document - 1962 Withholding Tax Statement - handwritten notes on back of document

- Newspaper clipping - 11/13/1966 - “Probe Sought On Increase In River Pollution” - The Philadelphia Inquirer

- Official document - 1961 - A Serious Analysis Of The Delaware River Basin Compact - By: Nancy Shukaitis - handwritten notes in margins

- Newspaper clipping - 2/2/1967 - “Bill is introduced seeking $30 million for Tocks” - The Pocono Record

- Official document - 9/1/1965 - Public Law 89-158, 89th Congress, H. R. 89 - authorizes establishment of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

- Newspaper clipping - 4/17/1956 - Letter to the Editor - From: John F. Hill - The Daily Record

- Newspaper clipping - 1/22/1956 - “Wallpack Bend Dam Would Open Big New Resort Area” - The Sunday Bulletin

- Newsletter clipping - 10/27/1966 - “Earthfill Dam Is Resort Washout” - Engineering News-Record - 2 copies - handwritten letter forwarding newsletter to Nancy Shukaitis attached

- Newspaper clipping - 9/15/1965 - “Mrs. Shukaitis hits Tocks worth” - The Pocono Record

- Correspondence - 8/23/1962 - From: Nancy Shukaitis, To: William W. Scranton - discusses Nancy’s letter regarding the Tocks Island Dam

- Correspondence - 7/31/1964 - From: E.P. Yates, To: Nancy Shukaitis - replies to Nancy’s letter originally addressed to the Secretary of Defense - photocopy of correspondence attached

Dates

  • Other: Majority of material found within 1956-01-22 - 1967-07-30

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

English

Access Restrictions

Access Restrictions: Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Extent

From the Collection: 66 Linear Feet (33 cartons)

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

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