Gaylord Nelson Papers, 1954-2006 (bulk 1963-1980)

 
Contents List
  Post-Senate Papers, 1981-2005
Container Title
Series: Post-Senate Papers, 1981-2005
Box   230
Folder   1
Activities and schedules, 1982
Box   230
Folder   2
Apostle Islands, 1981-1985
Box   230
Folder   3
Articles, 1983-2005
Box   230
Folder   4-5
Correspondence, 1981-2005
Earth Day
Box   230
Folder   6
File for Bill Christofferson
Box   230
Folder   7-10
Box   230
Folder   11
Histories, circa 2003
Box   230
Folder   12
Linked to Vladimir Lenin
Box   230
Folder   13-18
News clippings, 1970, 1983, 1988-1995, 1998-2004, undated
Box   230
Folder   19
Notes on Denis Hayes, 1990
Box   230
Folder   20-21
Publications, 1980-2002
Box   230
Folder   22
Visa card release
Box   230
Folder   23
Wilderness Society press release and itinerary, 1995
Earth Day 20, 1990
Box   230
Folder   24
Background
Box   230
Folder   25
Governors' letters, 1989
Box   230
Folder   26
Letters, 1990
Box   230
Folder   27
Press, 1989
Box   237
Folder   5
Proclamations, oversize
Box   230
Folder   28
Schedules, 1990
Box   230
Folder   29-30
Earth Day USA, 1991-1992
Earth Day, 25th anniversary, 1995
Box   230
Folder   31
Activities by environmental groups
Box   230
Folder   32
Environmental issues
Box   230
Folder   33
Governmental journals covering Earth Day
Box   230
Folder   34
Magazine articles
National Earth Day Celebration
Box   230
Folder   35
Flyers and posters
Box   230
Folder   36
Nelson's speech and participation
Box   230
Folder   37
Rally planning material
Nelson's national tour
Box   231
Folder   1
Engagements, speaking
Box   231
Folder   2
Interviews scheduled
Box   231
Folder   3
Speaking tour schedule and overview
Box   231
Folder   4
Wilderness Society press packet
Box   231
Folder   5
Newspaper articles
Box   231
Folder   6
Non-commercial publications about Earth Day
Box   231
Folder   7
Press releases
Box   231
Folder   8
State and local celebrations
Box   231
Folder   9
Youth oriented environmental groups
Box   231
Folder   10
Environmental Network, 1984
Box   231
Folder   11
Eulogies for others, 1983, 1992, 1995, 1999, 2002
Box   231
Folder   12
“Gala for Gaylord,” 2000
Box   231
Folder   13
Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, proposal, 2005
Box   231
Folder   14
Interviews, 1983, 1995, 1997
Box   231
Folder   15
Investments
Box   231
Folder   16
Kennedy, John F., Wisconsin tour, 1963
Legislation
Apostle Islands
Box   231
Folder   17
Background, 1978-1980
Box   231
Folder   18
Chronology
Box   231
Folder   19
Environmental conservation chronology
Box   231
Folder   20
Environmental education chronology
Great Lakes
Box   231
Folder   21
Background, 1978-1980
Box   231
Folder   22
Chronology
Box   231
Folder   23
News clippings, 1977-1980
Box   231
Folder   24
Scenic highways chronology
Box   231
Folder   25
Small-scale hydropower chronology
Box   231
Folder   26
Solid waste chronology
St. Croix River
Box   231
Folder   27
Chronology, 1988, 1991-1992
Box   231
Folder   28
Velie Estate, 1978-1980
Strip mining
Box   231
Folder   29
Background, 1977-1980
Box   231
Folder   30
Chronology
Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
Box   231
Folder   31
Background, 1978-1980
Box   231
Folder   32
Briefing book
Box   231
Folder   33
Chronology
Box   231
Folder   34
Toxic pesticides and chemicals chronology
Trails legislation
Box   231
Folder   35
Background, 1978-1980
Box   231
Folder   36
Chronology
Box   231
Folder   37
Upper Great Lakes Regional Commission chronology
Box   231
Folder   38
Upper Mississippi wilderness study, 1975, 1977-1978
Box   231
Folder   39
Wildlife chronology
Wilderness legislation
Box   231
Folder   40
Background, 1978
Box   231
Folder   41
Chronology
Box   231
Folder   42
McClosky, Paul N., correspondence, 2004
Box   231
Folder   43
McConnell, John, Earth Society Foundation, 1993
Box   231
Folder   44
Namekagon River dedication, 2003
Box   231
Folder   45-51
News clippings, 1959-2005, undated
Box   231
Folder   52
Notes, undated
Box   231
Folder   53
Notes for Christofferson book, undated
Box   231
Folder   54
Notebook, undated
Senate career background
Box   231
Folder   55
Campaign, 1980
Box   231
Folder   56
Correspondence, 1964-1980
Box   231
Folder   57
Box   231
Folder   58
Miscellaneous, 1976-1980
Box   231
Folder   59
News clippings, 1964-1980
Box   232
Folder   1
Speech quotes
Box   232
Folder   2-13
Speeches, 1981-1997
Box   232
Folder   14
Speeches and remarks, 1985-2000
Box   232
Folder   15
Wisconsin Eye Capital Campaign, undated
Box   232
Folder   16
Wisconsin Public Television, Nelson documentary press release, undated
Box   232
Folder   17
Writings, 1983-2003
Videotapes
VHA 905
Gaylord Nelson: a Profile / WHA-TV, 1990
Physical Description: 1 VHS tape of 1; running time 60 minutes; sound; color; 1/2-inch cassette 
Scope and Content Note: Gaylord Nelson's political career, tracing his beginnings in the Wisconsin State Senate to his years in the U.S. Senate. Includes news footage and interviews with Walter Mondale, George McGovern, Tom Eagleton, Melvin Laird, and Bill Bechtel. Also includes conversation with Nelson regarding changes in the last 20 years since the initial Earth Day. Technical Credits: Director, Nolan Lehman; executive producer, Dave Iverson; photographer and editor, Jim Erskine; music by Tom Naunas. Cast Credits: Narrator: Dave Iverson.
Note: Copyright: 1987, 1990, The Wisconsin ECB and UW Board of Regents.
VHA 595
[Interview with Gaylord Nelson for Living with Nature Ltd.] / AVP Inc., 1992 January 10
Physical Description: 1 VHS tape of 1 
Scope and Content Note: Nelson is interviewed regarding the environment.
VHA 596
Saving the River/ Friends of the River, 1992
Physical Description: 1 VHS tape of 1 
Scope and Content Note: Walt DeYoung hosts a conversation with Gaylord Nelson, Walter Mondale, James Taylor Dunn from the National Park Service, and Anthony Anderson (?) marking the 20th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act on the bank of the St. Croix River. May have been produced for the local cable-TV station.
VHA 597
[Tribute to Gaylord Nelson; Nelson Gala Dinner; Earth Day 2000] / Wilderness Society, 2000
Physical Description: 1 VHS tape of 1 
Scope and Content Note: The tribute to Nelson is from NBC Nightly News (April 10, 2000) with Tom Brokaw. The gala dinner was held in honor of Nelson as he received the Ansel Adams Award presented by the Wilderness Society. The last segment was filmed on Earth Day 2000 in Washington, D.C. and shows Chevy Chase introducing Nelson as the guest speaker.
Note: The sound is fuzzy during the gala dinner segment and there is some buzzing on the Earth Day segment.
VHA 598
[Gaylord Nelson Tribute-NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw] / Spectrum Productions Inc., Conrad Associates, 2000 April 10
Physical Description: 1 VHS tape of 1 (duplicated on the tape above) 
Scope and Content Note: Guests speak on environmentalism and Earth Day; they include Gaylord Nelson, Bill Bechtel, Russ Feingold, George McGovern, and Bill Meadows.
VHA 599
Inside View [Gaylord Nelson/ Charlie Young update] / WMVS-TV, 2003 March 14
Physical Description: 1 VHS tape of 1 
Scope and Content Note: Segment of Nelson the “Father of Earth Day” at a book signing at Milwaukee Borders promoting his book Fulfilling the Promise: Beyond Earth Day. Also includes a studio interview with Nelson regarding environmental threats, sustainability, and population. The second part of the show is an update on the Charlie Young attack in Milwaukee.
VHA 600
[Ansel Adams Award Dinner] / National Press Club (distributor?), 1990 April 19
Physical Description: 1 VHS tape of 1 
Scope and Content Note: Award dinner honoring Nelson with roast by Mo Udall, David Obey, Melvin Laird, Walter Mondale, and others.
VHA 601
[National Press Club Speakers Luncheon Series-Gaylord Nelson] / National Press Club, 2003 April 22
Physical Description: 1 VHS tape of 1 
Scope and Content Note: Gaylord Nelson is the main speaker on Earth Day at the luncheon with guests Tia Nelson, Bill Meadows, and David Obey.
VHA 602
[Dedication of Gaylord Nelson Trail Portal] / UW-Superior, 2002 June 1
Physical Description: 1 VHS tape of 1 
Scope and Content Note: Dedication of the Nelson trail portal at the North Country National Scenic Trail, Brule, Wisconsin, on National Trails Day. Nelson is not present at the ceremony.
VBB 186
Cable Notebook with David Garley
Physical Description: 1 U-Matic tape