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J. Baird Callicott Papers, 1969-2009 | University Archives

By Perri Hamilton

Collection Overview

Title: J. Baird Callicott Papers, 1969-2009Add to your cart.
ID: 02/03/U0037
Primary Creator: J. Baird Callicott (1941 -)
Extent: 22.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by type of material.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2010
Languages: English, Chinese, Spanish;Castilian

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Abstract

The papers of J. Baird Callicott (1941-  ) document his career as a professor of philosophy at the University of Memphis, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and the University of North Texas.  The material includes class syllabi, documents, tests and quizzes used to teach his classes; articles used for research and in his classes; papers that reflect his involvement in conferences around the world; correspondence, contracts, grant proposals and reports; and a collection of media materials that include class paperwork, rough drafts of his writing and recordings of seminars.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers of J. Baird Callicott (1941-  ) document his career as a professor of philosophy at the University of Memphis, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and the University of North Texas.  The collection contains class material, publications, correspondence, grant proposals, and a collection of media that reflects his work as a professor, an author, and his participation in seminars and conferences.

Collection Historical Note

J. Baird Callicott taught at the University of North Texas from 1995 to his retirement in May 2015.

Biographical Note

J. Baird Callicott (1941 -  ) earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College) in 1963.  He received his Master of Arts (1966) and his Ph.D. (1972) from Syracuse University. Dr. Callicott has taught at the following universities: Memphis State University (now the University of Memphis), 1966 – 1969; Wisconsin State University-Stevens Point (now the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point), 1969 – 1995; and the University of North Texas, 1995 – present.  Dr. Callicott was named a UNT Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy in 2010. He was the chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, 2008 - 2010.  He has served as a visiting professor at the University of Florida, the University of Hawaii; The University of California, Santa Barbara; and Yale University, among others.  He has also served as President of the International Society for Environmental Ethics and as Bioethicist-in-Residence at Yale University.  Dr. Callicott was the Vice President (1994 – 1997) then the President (1997 – 2000) of the International Society for Environmental Ethics. He is also a member of the American Philosophical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy, International Development Ethics Association, American Society for Environmental History, Society for Conservation Biology, International Society for Ecosystem Health and the International Association for Environmental Philosophy.

Dr. Callicott is best known an exponent of Aldo Leopold’s land ethic. He is the author of numerous articles and books which include: In Defense of the Land Ethic; Beyond the Land Ethic; and Earth’s Insights. He has co-authored: American Indian Environmental Ethics: An Ojibwa Case Study with Michael P. Nelson; Clothed-in-Fur an Other Tales: An Introduction to an Ojibwa World View with Thomas W. Overholt.  Dr. Callicott is co-Editor-in-Chief with Robert Frodeman of the two volume A-Z Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy.

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department.  Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: J. Baird Callicott
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: J. Baird Callicott Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 5: Board Material and GrantsAdd to your cart.
 
Box 13: ProposalsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 641013
Folder 1: Board of Technical Experts: Breifing Book, 1998Add to your cart.
This book contains the information used to apply for a grant.
Folder 2: Grant Application, 1998Add to your cart.
A grant proposal by Bruce Morito which held the title "Developing a Values Analysis Protocol for Natural Resource."
Folder 3: Board of Techinical Experts: Minutes, 1998Add to your cart.
This is a publication of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission.
Folder 4: Board of Technical Experts: Minutes, 1998Add to your cart.
This is from Duke University Marine Labaroatory, Beaufort, North Carolina.
Folder 5: Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, 2006Add to your cart.
A folder for the editorial board meeting about the encyclopedia.
Folder 6: International Society for Environmental Ethics, 1999Add to your cart.
Corresopondence, Constitutuiona and Bylaws, and a members list are in this folder.
Folder 7: International Society for Environmental Ethics, 1999Add to your cart.
Correspondence and membership lists for the International Society for Environmental Ethics.
Folder 8: Internal Revenue Service Exemption Forms, 1996Add to your cart.
Internal Revenue Service forms and booklets covering tax ememptions for organizations.
Folder 9: Proposal to the National Science Foundation, 2000Add to your cart.
Plastic comb bound proposal for a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Folder 10: Proposal to the National Science Foundation, 2002Add to your cart.
A copy, unbound, of a proposal for a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Folder 11: Proposal ot the National Science Foundation, 2000Add to your cart.
A proposal for the National Sciece Foundation Biocomplexity in the Environment grant.
Folder 12: "Biocomplexity in the Environment", 2002Add to your cart.
A document from the National Science Foundation that explains the "Biocomplexity in the Environment" grant process.
Folder 13: Proposal to the National Science Foundation, 2000Add to your cart.
"Biocomplexity, biodiversity, and sustainablility in patchy forested landscapes: the Caparo and Imataca Reserves in Venezuela and the Big Thicket in Texas."
Folder 14: Project Overview, 2002Add to your cart.
Transparencies for a presentation of the project titled "Biocomplexity: Integrating Models of Natureal and Human Dynamics in Forest Landsapes Across Scales and Cultures."
Folder 15: Grants, 2006Add to your cart.
Correspondence concerning grant application, information booklet, and a proposal for a National Endowment for the Humanities grant.
Folder 16: National Endowment for the Humanities, 2006Add to your cart.
Correspondendence and documents concerning a grant fromt the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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