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Folder 6: History, 1964 - 1973-08-03

 File — Box: 0238.08, Folder: 06

Scope and Contents

- News Article - Pocono Record - 7/3/83 - Fight for Freedom

- Essay - Man's Stewardship of Earth's Resources - historical origins of our problem, cosmic piety, stewardship

- News Article - Tocks Area History Explained… Bil to Kill Dam Dammed Up Again - Sussex Spectator - 9/22/76

-Newspaper - The Express - The Express' Entertainment, Arts and Leisure Guide - The Delaware: an exploration - 8/24/79

- News Article - Greene-Dreher Watershed: 5 of 13 Pike-Wayne flood dams finished - Pocono Record - 7/9/68

- News Article - Act I Republicans - Sussex Spectator - 8/11/76

- News Article - Tocks Ticks On - Sussex Spectator - 8/26/76 - 9/1/76

- News Article - Common Sense reprinted from "Common Sense II" by the Peoples' Bicentennial Commission, Washington, D. C. - Sussex Spectator - 8/5/76

- News Article - Another Tale of Trouble from Tocks - Sussex Spectator - 8/11/76

- News Article - Tocks Island National Recreation Area Bill Passes House on Voice Vote - 7/22/65

- News Article - The canoe trip (governor brendan byrne on tocks) - 8/23/74

- News Article - Knotty problems faced by governor as he tours tocks - 8/23/74

- News Article - Granite separates 3 states - Tri-State Rock near Port Jarvis, NJ

- News Article - Vast Dam for Alaska Stirs Controversy - 9/26/65

- News Article - Assateague: Saved in Time - 9/26/65 - mentions Tocks Island

- News Article - Wildflowers reawaken in the bloom of spring - The Express - 5/4/79

- News Article - Nature in the News: Yellowthroat Not on Time - Asbury Park Sunday Press - 5/2/71

- News Article - Shad Run Has Started - 5/6/65

- News Article - Yo-Yo's for Engineers - Outdoor Life - July 1971 - Notes: Comp. of L. Lowe, editor of northeast news section - Ted Janes, correspondent - Jim Hayes

- News Article - Replete with historical lore, Rahaquarry wiped from the Map: Much of township will be under water along with paths trod by early Indians when Tocks recreational dam is built - Free Press - 11/26/71

- Journal - The Battle Over "Big Dam Foolishness" - Farm Journal - August 1972

- Delaware Valley Conservation Association - Statement by Mina Haefele, President, DVCA, before Four County Task Force Meeting on 12/20/74

- News Article - Archaeological dig yields several finds - The Pocono Record - 8/26/74

- News Article - Tocks Island Project Perils Historic Sites - The New York Times - 12/23/74

- News Article - Tocks Foes Want Demolition to Stop - Easton Express - 12/21/74

- News Article - Army Engineers and the Park Service are accused of plotting destruction of many historically valuable homes in Tocks - Free Press - 1/1/75

- Handwritten Notes - information on homes in area and effects of the potential dam

- News Article - Bucks Commission Chairman Joins Opposition to Tocks Dam - 6/29/74

- News Article - Sussex Spectator - 8/18/76

- News Article - Sussex Spectator - 9/8/76

- News Article - Sussex Spectator - April 8

- News Article - Sussex Spectator - February 19-March 3

- News Article - Sussex Spectator - February 5-February18

- News Article - Sussex Spectator - March 18-March 24

- News Article - Sussex Spectator - January 22-February 4

- News Article - Sussex Spectator - March 25

- Tocks Island Reservoir Project, PA., N.J., and N.Y. Environmental Statement

- Geology of Selected Areas in New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania and Guidebook of Excursions - Engineering Significance - 1969 - The Geological Society of America

- Handwritten Notes - hydroelectric power

- News Article - Salvage Project on Delaware: Archaeologists Seek Indian Relics in Tocks Area - Newark Sunday News, 1/22/67

- News Article - Mussel Shells Tell Part of the Minisink Indian Story - The Express - Easton - 7/20/73

- Correspondence - To: William Wewer, State Historic Preservation Officer, list of properties which meet the criteria of eligibility for listing on the National Register of Historic Places - 4/25/77

- Statement of Marion W. Masland - Tocks Island Dam and Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area - 5/20/71

- Correspondence - To: Freeholder Edmund Zukowski, From: Wayne T. McCabe, Re: Historic Sites in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area - 10/6/77

- included: Map of the area with locations of sites marked

- News Article - Historical Testimony to Save the Minisink - Sussex Spectator - 2/2/77-2/10/77

- News Article - The Minisink: America's First Frontier, A Family History - Sussex Spectator - 1/20-26/77

- News Article - Tocks - Sussex Spectator - 10/7/76 -10/13/76

- News Article - Sussex Spectator - 10/28/76 - 11/3/76

- News Article - Sussex Spectator - 10/21/76 - 10/27/76

- Newspaper - The Stroudsburg Standard - Vol. 1, No. 1, - 7/18/71 - Guest editorial by Nancy Shukaitis

-Newspaper - The Stroudsburg Standard - Vol. 1, No. 2, - 7/25/71

- News Article - Expert Declares Pollution Might Menace Lake at Tocks - Sunday Call-Chronical - 12/11/66

- News Article - Construction of Water Storage Dam Can Be Regarded as Insult to Creator - Sunday Call-Chronicle - 8/22/65

- News Article - Nature Enforces Its Own Laws; McHarg to Speak - The Daily Register, Red Bank - 1970

- News Article - Delaware River Scenic Future Weighed - The Evening News - 4/1/70

- News Article - Rural Odds and Ends, As History, Sell High + Odds and Ends in Rural Store, as History, Sell High - The New York Times - 7/27/70

- Correspondence - From: Robert M. Lunny, To: Henry R. Schnitzer - 10/5/70

- News Article - Revere Riders in Sussex? - NJ Herald - 2/7/75

- News Article - Pahaquarry Mines Laden with Colonial Lore - The Star-Ledger - 1/28/75

- Upon the Old Mine Road: Progress often has its price as well as its benefits. In this instance, the completion of the Tocks Island Dam in 1975 will mark the end of an era in New Jersey History - New Jersey Business

- News Article - 'Progress' Threatens Valley of Delaware - Newark News - 10/5/69

- Correspondence - To: Harold A. Lockwood Jr, From: James A. Johnson - environmental statement for the Tocks Island Project - 10/11/70

- News Article - Spectator Editorials: About Tocks - The Sussex Spectator - 4/29/76

- Pamphlet - Florida Conservation Foundation - Are Florida's Land Use Restrictions Serving the Public Interest? - 10/31/75 - 11/1/75

- Water Quality News - Environmental Information Center of the Florida Conservation Foundation Inc. - September 1975 - Vol. I, #4, Lake Okeechobee

- News Article - Walpack: the story of the birth and death of an American Community - the Sussex Spectator - 5/20/76

- News Article - Letters - Walpack - May 1976

- News Article - Walpack - 5/27/76 - Picture of a home in Flatbrookville

- News Article - Walpack: Second in our four part series on the birth and defeat of an American Community - Sussex Spectator - 5/27/76

- News Article - Tocks Island Dam and Related Matters: a chronology of of federal tape… red and otherwise: part 3 of the Spectators' 4 part series on the Walpack Valley and Tocks Project - Sussex Spectator - 6/3/76 - 6/9/76

- News Article - Dam Project Is Halted -- But the Homes are Gone - The Grand Rapids Press - 3/27/77

- News Article - Act I by Ann C. turner: About Tocks - Sussex Spectre - 4/29/76

- News Article - Aswan Dam May Ruin Egyptian Monuments - The Express - 7/20/78

- News Article - Saving the rivers from ourselves -- for ourselves - The Philadelphia Inquirer - 7/23/78

- Pamphlet - A Few Facts About the Need and Desirability of a Reservoir on the

- News Article - The Land Despoiled - The Destruction of California - The Critical Eye

- News Article - At the Stanton: 'Cheyenne Autumn Depicts Indians' Plight on Last Trek - The Philadelphia Inquirer - April 1965 Delaware River Above Delaware Water Gap - Compiled and Presented by the Interstate Commission on the Delaware River Basin - February 1957 (includes Memorandum from Arthur L. Yetter to Nancy Shukaitis 9/11/65)

- News Article - Talking about weather -- and drought and famine - Philadelphia Inquirer - 5/16/76

- News Article - Oceans: Our Last Frontier - The New York Times - 4/8/76

- News Article - Tocks Planning Need Cited: Advisory Council Seen Providing Leadership - Newark Evening News - 11/9/65

- News Article - Emphasis on Recreation: Tocks Island - Pennsylvania Game News - October 1965

- News Article - On the Trail of the Wily Special Interest - Field and Stream - May 1964 - Note: We may not agree with all of this but the comments on "Wayne" are interesting

- News Article - Couple Says Shawnee Home Demolished - The Express - 3/8/74

- News Article and Pictures - History haunts the banks RC and D Water Quality and Flood Control Committee Draft Program Report

- News Article - Place rivers 'in trust' for future - The Morning Call - 6/23/77

- News Article - Conservation group feels Carter has betrayed it - The Philadelphia Inquirer - 8/21/77

- News Article - A Dam for Sicily's Peasants: To fight the Mafia and Fascists, nonviolent men must create living organisms - The New York Times - 9/25/71

- Magazine - Delaware River Basin Commission Annual Report 1976 - Upper Basin Protection: local planning, scenic river and reservoir control efforts advanced

- Handwritten Notes for EDC Preservation

- Flyer - The Story of Shawnee Playhouse - 1979

- Meesing Nature Notes Newsletter - November - December 1978, Vol. II, No. 6 - noted: Imp. Indian Info.

- Handwritten Notes - 1964-65

- Correspondence - From: Glenn Fisher, Executive Director - Lenni Lenape League - about annual hiking pilgrimage

- Handwritten Notes - 9/14/65 - delaware property

- News Article - Project Cuts Off Water Supply: Drought Disaster Perils Everglades - The Philadelphia Inquirer - 9/12/65

- Correspondence - To: Wayne Aspinall, Ralph Rivers, George Fallon, Alan Bible, From: Harry Kautz, Re: Tocks Island Dam Project and Proposed Tocks Island National Recreation Area Early American Soil Conservationists - Miscellaneous Publication No. 449 United States Department of Agriculture - Soil Conservation Service

- Pamphlet - The Case For All of Sunfish Pond - Including its Watershed - 5/24/69

- Journeys into Pocono Mountain History #1-20 - Published to the Pocono Newspaper Wednesdays "Mountaineer"

- Journeys Into Pocono History: Bushkill Goes Back to 1750 Via Spaniard - #11 - 10/16/74

- Correspondence - To: Nancy Shukaitis, From: Janet Wetzel

- Enclosed: Preliminary Research Report Monroe County, PA Historic Sites and Structures Survey - 7/13/78

- Monroe County: Its Past and Its Future

- Nicholas Tillman House, Mountain Road, Walpack Center - Purchased from a Former President of the United States

- White Settlement and Security in an Indian World - Noted: ROM Notes Compiled by Joan B. Geoff of Course Given by Dr, Joan C. Appel

- News Article - Journeys Into pocono History - 1794 Middle Smithfield - 10/23/74

- Anthropological Series Number 2 - Archeology in the Upper Delaware Valley: A Study of the Cultural Chronology of the Tocks Island Reservoir - The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Collection - 1972

- Statement of Charles P. Thompson, President and Executive Director - American Landowners Association - Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

- First Report: Newest Fishing In Pennsylvania - Field and Stream - April 1967

- New York Drowns Another Valley: Distant villages and valleys are ravaged by the blades of bulldozers so that careless and wasteful New Yorkers can let their leaky taps run. Two thousand years ago Rome was smarter about controlling water than New York is today.

- News Article - Journeys Into Pocono History: 1794 Middle Smithfield - 12th in a Series by Reg Nauman - the Pocono Mountaineer - 10/23/74

- Handwritten Notes - Shawnee 18th annual History Conference NJ History Society - 10/18/68

- News Article - Kittatinny Beach Lifeless Under Federal Auspices - The Morning Call - 8/23/68

- News Article - Public Opinion: Memories of Kittatinny Beach- The Morning Call - 8/27/68

- Roberts Assails Rooney for Partisan Politics and Special Interests (for immediate release) - 10/18/70 - by Charles Roberts, Congressional Candidate in the 15th District Pamphlet - Guide to the Hall of Pennsylvania Mammals and the Hall of Natural Science and Ecology - The William Penn Memorial Museum

- News Article - Adverse effects on migratory and spawning habits: Ecologist blasts fish loss by proposed Tocks dam - Pocono Record

- News Article - Miffed over length of preparation: Legislators rap Tocks study - Pocono Record - 10/29/71

- News Article - Tocks Island Project Perils Historic Sites - The New York Times - 12/23/74

- Correspondence - To: Richard Fuller, From: Glenn Paulson (Assistant Commissioner for Science, Department of Environmental Protection) - response after receiving letter regarding deauthorization of tocks - 5/13/76

- Correspondence - To: Nancy Shukaitis, From: Sydney Bradford, Subject: MAR (PRP) H30 - list of proposed research projects for the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (submitted by the Superintendent at Delaware Water Gap) - 6/29/77

- Correspondence - To: Sydney Bradford, From: Commissioner Nancy Shukaitis, Re: MAR(PRP) H30 - response to 15 proposed research projects for the DWGNRA contemplated by the Superintendent of the local National Recreation Area - 7/25/77

- Delaware Water Gap Research Projects

- Christmas 1977 - Excerpt from History of Monroe County, Pennsylvania published in 1927

- News Article - Hughes at Ceremony: LBJ Signs Bill Creating Delaware Water Gap Park - Jersey Journal - 9/2/65

- Editor, The Record - on the history of the Delaware - by Eleanor I. McCall, Skytop

- News Article - In the Kitchen: Fishy follow-up to trip on river - The Pocono Record - 9/1/78

- News Article - Your Opinion: 'Otter' - Editor, the Record - 10/21/78

- News Article - Pennsylvania river otters help man chart pollution - The Pocono Record - 11/4/78

- News Article - Park area is established

- Meesing Nature Center: Conservation through education Newspaper - Autumn 1984 Vol. 8, No. 3

- News Article - Death Toll in Flood Reaches 200 as 5,000 Continue the Search for Bodies in Rapid City, Facts About the Flood - The New York Times - 6/12/72

- News Article - Deaths Pass 200 In Dakota Flood; Search Goes On - 6/12/72

- News Article - Historical Castle Inn destroyed by fire - The Pocono Record - 3/29/85 - (Delaware Water Gap's water system sealed the Castle Inn's fate)

Dates

  • Other: Majority of material found within 1964 - 1973-08-03

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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