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

 
Contents List
Container Title
Mss 1020
Series: Personal and Biographical Files, 1957, 1959-2006
Subseries: Biographical material, 1962-2005
Audio recordings
1173A/71
Apostle Islands interview, WIBA “Viewpoint,” 1965 October 9
1173A/57
Earth Week interview, 1973 March 21
1173A/76
“Grassroots,” WUWM Radio, Milwaukee, circa 1966
1173A/61
History of Gaylord Nelson, 1972 May 8
1173A/60
Interview by Guy Nunn of UAW, 1963 May 8
1173A/22
Nelson-Knoll interview, 1970 February 16
Mss 1020
Box   1
Folder   1
Awards, certificates, and tributes, 1964-2006
Box   1
Folder   2
Awards, press office award scrapbook, 1962-1974
Box   1
Folder   3-4
Biographical material
Films
DE 835
Face the Nation, [Gaylord Nelson and Paul McClosky]/ CBS, 1970 April 19
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (circa 1000 feet); sound; b/w; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Panel of guests interview Nelson and Paul McClosky, Congressman from California, regarding their expectations of the Earth Day Teach-In.
AC 432
[Senator Nelson on: Vietnam, the Apostle Islands, and the St. Croix River]/ [production company unknown], 1966
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (168 feet); sound; b/w; 16 mm archival positive 
Scope and Content Note: Nelson is interviewed about his opinion on U.S. involvement in Vietnam, and conservation of the Apostle Islands and of the St. Croix River.
CB 019
[Gaylord Nelson Receives Award]/ [production company unknown], undated
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (730 feet); sound; color; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Nelson receives an outstanding citizen award from the Allied Council of Senior Citizens of Wisconsin. Includes speeches by Nelson and the President of the Allied Council.
Note: Buckled
AC 430
[Interview on the Apostle Islands Proposal]/ [production company unknown], undated
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (298 feet); sound; b/w; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Senator Gaylord Nelson discusses his proposal to designate the Apostle Islands a national recreation area.
Note: Sound is fuzzy.
AC 440
[Scott Paper Company Film]/ John Secondari Productions, Ltd., 1971
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (54 feet); sound; color; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: This film discusses the problem of pollution by industry and municipalities. Gaylord Nelson is interviewed and points out that more preventative legislation is needed.
Note: This is the same or related to DD 639.
DD 639
Is Anybody Listening?/ John H. Secondari Productions, Corporate Communications Division, Scott Paper Company, 1971
Physical Description: 1 film reel of 1 (1,027 feet); sound; color; 16 mm print 
Scope and Content Note: Uses interviews to examine Scott Paper Company's corporate practices. Specific topics include finances, pollution, community relations, and employee relations. Senator Gaylord Nelson is interviewed about pollution.
Note: This film is the same as or related to AC 440.
Mss 1020
Box   1
Folder   5
Gaylord Nelson Room, Clear Lake Area Historical Museum, 1978-1980
Box   1
Folder   6
Interviews, printed, 1970, 1973-1974
Box   1
Folder   7-9
Legislative initiatives and accomplishments, 1959-1980
Memberships
Box   1
Folder   10
Committee requests, 1978, 1980
Box   1
Folder   11
Correspondence, 1966-1975
Box   1
Folder   12-14
Father Marquette Tercentenary Commission, 1967-1973
Box   1
Folder   15
Harvard Board of Visitors, 1970-1972
Box   1
Folder   16
Humane Society, 1970-1973
Box   1
Folder   17
Members of Congress for Peace through Law, 1969-1970
Box   1
Folder   18
Membership cards
Box   1
Folder   19
President's Commission for a National Agenda for the Eighties, 1979-1980
Box   1
Folder   20
Select Committee to Study the Senate Committee System, 1976
Box   1
Folder   21
Senate Democratic Task Force on the Economy, 1980
Box   1
Folder   22
Senate Rules Committee, 1978
Box   1
Folder   23-24
Senate Steering Committee, 1976-1977
Box   1
Folder   25
Senate Steering Committee, appointment requests, 1979 January
Box   1
Folder   26
Small Business Task Force, 1980
Box   1
Folder   27
Sponsorships, 1970-1973
Box   1
Folder   28
Washington Policy Council, International Management and Development Institute, 1978
Box   2
Folder   1-2
Memorabilia
Box   233
Folder   1
Memorabilia, oversize
Box   2
Folder   3
Memorials and obituaries, 2005
Box   234
Folder   1
Memorials and obituaries, oversize
Box   2
Folder   4
Nelson, Cynthia
Box   2
Folder   5-8
“Nelson Record,” Bills, Speeches and statements, press releases, audio and film indices, 1963-1974
Subseries: Correspondence, 1958-1980
Box   2
Folder   9-11
Acknowledgments, 1973-1977
Box   2
Folder   12
Business, 1963-1969
Box   2
Folder   13
Campaign, regarding fundraising, 1974
Box   2
Folder   14
Carter administration, recommendations
Box   2
Folder   15
CBS regarding Earth Day, outgoing, 1971 April
Box   2
Folder   16
Condolences, 1965-1966, 1968-1971
Box   2
Folder   17-27
Congratulations, 1967-1976, 1978
Box   2
Folder   28
Endorsements, 1980
Box   2
Folder   29
Environment/ Teach-In, 1969-1970
Box   2
Folder   30
Federal judgeship, 1965-1966
Box   2
Folder   31
Forms for future use
Box   2
Folder   32
Forms, miscellaneous outgoing, 1974-1975
Box   2
Folder   33
Get-well wishes, 1971
Box   2
Folder   34
Kennedy, Edward, drug reform bill, hearings, 1972-1977
Box   2
Folder   35
Kennedy, John F., conservation tour, 1963
Box   2
Folder   36
Miscellaneous
Nelson, personal
Box   3
Folder   1-23
1963-1976
Box   4
Folder   1-10
1977-1980
Box   4
Folder   11
Patronage, 1967
Box   4
Folder   12-13
Post-election, “well wishers,” 1980 November-December
Box   4
Folder   14
Questionnaires, incoming, 1974-1975
Recommendations and Federal appointments
Box   4
Folder   15-27
1963-1978
Box   5
Folder   1-2
1977-1979
Box   5
Folder   3
Recommendations, United States Information Agency, 1975
Requests
Box   5
Folder   4-10
General, 1966, 1974-1979
Box   5
Folder   11-13
For other speakers, 1965-1971
Box   5
Folder   14
Special “bucks”
Box   5
Folder   15
Senator Williams, hearing dispute
Box   5
Folder   16
Special, Nelson personal interest (Carley, Fromstein), 1976
Box   5
Folder   17-18
Testimonial messages, 1969, 1971
Box   5
Folder   19-24
Thank-you letters, 1966-1978, 1980
Box   5
Folder   25
Thank-you, to and from colleagues, 1970-1971
VIP
Note: Originals of some letters have been moved to the autograph file.
Box   5
Folder   26
Carter, Jimmy, 1974, 1977-1980
Box   5
Folder   27-29
Congressman and others, 1963-1979
Box   6
Folder   1
First Ladies, Roosevelt, Johnson, 1959, 1964
Box   6
Folder   2
Ford, Gerald, 1974-1976
Box   6
Folder   3
Humphrey, Hubert H., 1959, 1964-1970, 1974, 1976
Box   6
Folder   4
Johnson, Lyndon B., 1962-1963, 1965-1966, 1968
Box   6
Folder   5
Kennedy, John F., 1958-1960, 1962-1963
Box   6
Folder   6
Kennedy, Robert and Edward, 1963-1974
Box   6
Folder   7
Miscellaneous, 1960, 1963-1965, 1972-1975, 1977
Box   6
Folder   8
Mondale, Walter F., 1977-1980
Box   6
Folder   9
Nixon, Richard, 1969-1970, 1974
Box   6
Folder   10
Reagan, Ronald, 1969
Box   6
Folder   11
Rockefeller, Nelson, 1975
Box   6
Folder   12
Stevenson, Adlai, 1959, 1963-1965
Box   6
Folder   13
White House, outgoing, 1966-1969, 1979-1980
Box   6
Folder   14-15
Year end, 1980 (early)-1981
Subseries: Subject files, 1957, 1964-1980
Note: Not comprehensive; other subject files maintained by administrative assistants can be found in STAFF FILES under staff members' names.
Agents
Box   6
Folder   16
American Program Bureau, 1970-1971
Box   6
Folder   17
Midwest Program Services, 1972
Box   6
Folder   18
Speaking Bureau, 1970
Box   6
Folder   19
Harry Walker, Inc., 1970-1971
Box   6
Folder   20
Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, committee appointments, Wisconsin, 1965-1969
Box   6
Folder   21
Bohrod, Aaron, art, 1978-1979
Box   6
Folder   22
Career Academy, Nelson scholarship, 1968
Box   6
Folder   23
Certificate of election to Congress, 1968
Box   6
Folder   24
Country Beautiful, Nelson conservation book material, 1967
Box   6
Folder   25
Davis, Glenn R., nomination opposition, 1971
Box   6
Folder   26
Drug hearings, SERC, 1968-1969
Box   6
Folder   27
Dueholm, Harvey, eulogy, 1980
Environmental Teach-In, Inc.
Box   6
Folder   28
Contributions, 1970
Box   6
Folder   29
Organization and dissolution, 1970-1971
Box   6
Folder   30
Box   6
Folder   31
Federal Drug Administration laboratory, 1969
Box   6
Folder   32
Franking privileges, Common Cause versus Bailar, 1968-1978
Box   6
Folder   33
Media Productions, agreement and film script on pollution, 1971-1972
Box   6
Folder   34
“Missing Link” Waterway, Paulucci, Jeno, 1972-1976
Box   6
Folder   35
Nelson, Carrie Lee, biographical information
Box   6
Folder   36
Nelson, James Gaylord, imposter file, 1973-1976
Box   6
Folder   37
Nobel, Claes, Earth Aid Society “Nobel Project,” 1974-1975
Box   6
Folder   38
NRT?, 1973-1974
Box   6
Folder   39
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) letter to Williams, 1980
Box   6
Folder   40
Oral interview for JFK Library, transcript and correspondence, 1964-1965
Box   6
Folder   41
Permission to reprint, 1970-1972, 1978
Box   6
Folder   42
Playboy article, memo, 1969
Box   6
Folder   43
Post Office closings, 1975
Box   6
Folder   44
“Problems” with Wisconsin residency, 1969, 1972, 1975
Box   6
Folder   45
Re-election congratulations, 1974
Box   6
Folder   46
Relation to Nelson inquiries, 1970
Box   6
Folder   47-48
State legislation (and Lake Access bill), 1957
Box   6
Folder   49
Supreme Court admissions, 1969
Box   6
Folder   50
Supreme Court admissions, Wisconsin lawyers, 1966-1972, 1980
Box   6
Folder   51
Tongsun Park questionnaire, 1977
Box   6
Folder   52
Trip notes, 1968-1969
Box   6
Folder   53-55
U.S. District Court judgeships, 1978-1979
Box   6
Folder   56
What are You and Me Gonna Do?, 1970-1971
Box   6
Folder   57
Wilderness Society appointment, 1980
Box   6
Folder   58
Wisconsin photographers' project, 1972
Box   6
Folder   59
Zeitlin, Maurice, file, 1970-1971