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COLLECTION Identifier: ESPP EAP002

Stratospheric Ozone Collection, 1976-1997

Overview

The collection contains materials on the science, negotiations, and national and international policy concerned with the protection of the stratospheric ozone layer.

Dates

  • 1976-1997

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.

Extent

10.92 linear feet (26 boxes)

Background note

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.

Arrangement

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

Processing Information

Amy Christensen, April 2002

Title
Parson, Edward A. Stratospheric Ozone Collection, 1976-1997 (bulk): Guide
Author
Environmental Science and Public Policy Archives. Harvard College Library.
Language of description
und
EAD ID
env00008

Repository Details

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.

Contact:
Lamont Library
Harvard Yard
Cambridge MA 02138 USA
(617) 496-6158