Stratospheric Ozone Collection, 1976-1997
The collection contains materials on the science, negotiations, and national and international policy concerned with the protection of the stratospheric ozone layer.
Conditions Governing Access
Access to the collection is open. Please consult the Archives for more information at 617.496.4958.
Conditions Governing Use
The Edward A. Parson Stratospheric Ozone Collection is the physical property of the Environmental Science and Public Policy Archives, Harvard College Library. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns.
Extent10.92 linear feet (26 boxes)
The Edward A. Stratospheric Ozone Collection contains materials on the science, negotiations, and national and international policy concerned with the protection of the stratospheric ozone layer. While a few materials date from as early as the mid-1960s, the bulk of the collection dates from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s.
The collection includes notes, reports, and conference room papers from national and international negotiating meetings; diplomatic cables, delegation reports, internal memos, and other correspondence of government and non-government participants in policy deliberations; educational and advocacy material produced by firms, industry associations, environmental groups, and other interested organizations; official scientific and technical assessment reports; and summaries of scientific briefings.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Edward A. Parson Stratospheric Ozone Collection has been given in its entirety by Edward A. Parson
Accession number: .002/1
Amy Christensen, April 2002
- Parson, Edward A. Stratospheric Ozone Collection, 1976-1997 (bulk): Guide
- Environmental Science and Public Policy Archives. Harvard College Library.
- Language of description
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Part of the ESPP Archives Repository
The Environmental Science and Public Policy Archives (ESPPA) has materials in the fields of environment and sustainability science, related public policy, and cultural perspectives on the environment. There is a strong but not exclusive emphasis on international environmental governance, including climate negotiations. The ESPPA is a global center for researchers interested in the history of climate change policy, toxicity and native peoples, and the standout success story of stratospheric ozone diplomacy.
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