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Topic:
Rhode River Review (Serial)
Creator::
Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies. Associate Director for Education Programs  Search this
Extent:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1974-1983
Descriptive Entry:
These records document educational programs at the CBCES under Associate Director John H. Falk. They consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, and printed materials concerning CBCES educational programs, especially the Summer Ecology Program and the Work/Learn Program in Environmental Studies; the dissemination of environmental information, particularly the publication of the Rhode River Review; office administration; relations with Smithsonian bureaus and offices; and Falk's educational research. Photographs of CBCES staff are found in the records.
Historical Note:
John H. Falk joined the staff of the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (CBCES) in 1974 as Education Coordinator. In 1975 he was appointed Associate Director for Education Programs. Educational programs at CBCES included research on the design and implementation of outdoor-centered learning experiences, science education field trips for school groups, the development of public programs emphasizing environmental education, and the dissemination of research findings for use in planning and legislation affecting the Chesapeake Bay. Falk's position was abolished in 1983 after the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center was established.
Topic:
Environmental education  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 399, Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies. Associate Director for Education Programs, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 399
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0399

Records

Topic:
Rhode River Review (Serial)
Creator::
Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies. Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
16.5 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Date:
1965-1983
Introduction:
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Descriptive Entry:
These records primarily document the operation of the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (CBCES) under Director J. Kevin Sullivan, 1976-1983. Also included are records created by Sullivan as Assistant Director, 1972-1975, and Acting Director, 1975-1976. A small amount of material created by Directors Kyle R. Barbehenn, 1965-1968, and Francis S. L. Williamson, 1968-1975, is also present.

The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, proposals, reports, publications, and related materials documenting the CBCES research and education programs; CBCES relations with environmental organizations, citizen groups, and government agencies concerned with the welfare of the Chesapeake Bay; CBCES activities as a member of the Chesapeake Research Consortium; land use and facilities at CBCES; plans to merge CBCES with the Radiation Biology Laboratory; Sullivan's research on fisheries; and CBCES administration of and research on the Poplar Islands. Also included are copies of the CBCES newsletter, Rhode River Review.
Topic:
Conservation of natural resources -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 419, Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies. Office of the Director, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 419
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0419

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