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Correspondence, articles, and personal papers document Train's relationships, activities relating to Africa, and work with the World Wildlife Federation. A significant portion relates to his connection with Joseph F. Cullman, III. Contains materials from Norman Myers, William Eddy, and notes on the Manuscript Society, including Manuscript Society news XVI (2) 1995 and XX (1) 1999
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Correspondence and other materials relate to Russell Train's safaris in Africa during the years 1956, 1958, and 1961. Includes correspondence to and from Train, as well as photographs, itineraries, and other documentation
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Manuscript and printed textual material, photographic prints and negatives, slides, audio tapes, film, original and reproduction artwork, maps, scrapbooks, and historical and natural artifacts related to the history of African exploration and natural history, dating primarily from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- Includes correspondence, drafts of publications, diaries, account books, ephemera, posters, newsclippings, biographies, memoirs, portraits, and the former personal property of selected explorers, big game hunters, missionaries, pioneers, and naturalists in Africa. The Train Collection is particularly strong in archival materials on the following topics: the search for the source of the Nile and the progress of other exploring expeditions in Africa; the collecting of specimens of African animals, plants, and ethnological materials for zoos and museums (including a significant body of correspondence and photographs from the Smithsonian African Expedition in 1909-1910, ... Read More
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Yale University
The papers comprise correspondence between Russell E. Train and Charles A. Lindbergh and others regarding efforts to ban whaling of certain species and other political concerns relating to the World Wildlife Fund, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, and other conservation efforts. Newspaper clippings and Train's privately published memoir are included in the collection
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Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, governmental and organizational records, topical files, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Train's work as a conservationist and environmentalist in public and private sectors on national and international environmental issues and policies. Documents his service with the African Wildlife Leadership Foundation (later the African Wildlife Foundation), Conservation Foundation, Council on Environmental Quality, North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford administrations, and World Wildlife Fund. Individuals represented include I︠U︡.A. Izraėlʹ, and Fairfield Osborn. Subjects include environmental diplomacy with China, Germany, and Spain, with Canada leading to the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement of 1972, and with the Soviet Union establishing the Joint US-USSR ... Read More
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Personal papers including correspondence, photographs, and ephemera document Russell E. Train's efforts to create the Africana collection, later acquired by the Smithsonian Libraries. Letters also relate to the creation and distribution of the collection catalog. Correspondents comprise personal and professional contacts, and provide information relating to the method of acquisition and provenance. Includes letters from Richard Sawyer, who acted as Train's personal bookseller