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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 6: MediaAdd to your cart.
 
Box 14: MediaAdd to your cart.
A collection of items that include VHS tapes, CDs, Zip discs, and software packages.
Barcode: 641014
Item 1: "How the West was Lost", no dateAdd to your cart.
A VHS tape that has two parts: Cheyenne and Lakota.
Item 2: "Raw Footage Interview", 1992Add to your cart.
" J. Baird Callicott: Raw Footage Interview, 4/15/92" is on a VHS Tape.
Item 3: "WetLands: Georgia's Vanishing Treasure", no dateAdd to your cart.
This is a VHS tape.
Item 4: "Environmental Ethics", 2001Add to your cart.
"Environmental Ethics: Thursday September 26, 2001, Day 1 of 2, 1:00 - 3:00 PM ET" is a product of the United States Fish and Wildlife Services National Conservation Training Center.  This is a VHS tape.
Item 5: "Environmental Ethics" (2), 2001Add to your cart.
"Environmental Ethics: Thursday September 27, 2001, Day 2 of 2, 1:00 - 3:00 PM ET" is a product of the United States Fish and Wildlife Services National Cnservation Training Center.  This is a VHS tape.
Item 6: "Living With Nature", 1992Add to your cart.
"Living with Nature: Pilot Demo-Roughcuts, Intro[duction] and Several Excerpts; 4/24/92"  This is a 14 minute VHS tape.
Item 7: "A River Never Sleeps: Convervation, History, and the Fly Fishing River", 2009Add to your cart.
A three disc set that documents a one day public symposium.
Item 8: "The Wilderness Debate Rages On", no dateAdd to your cart.
This program is on a CD-R and is by Nelson and Callicott.
Item 9: "TWDRO" [The Wilderness Debate Rages On], no dateAdd to your cart.
A CD-R by Nelson and Callicott.
Item 10: "Wilderness Debate Rages On", no dateAdd to your cart.
This program is on a DYNEX CD-R.
Item 11: CD-RW, no dateAdd to your cart.
A rewriteable compact disc by Memorex.
Item 12: Documents, 2002Add to your cart.
A Zip Disc with documents from December 12, 2002.
Item 13: Zip Discs, no dateAdd to your cart.
Two zip discs with no identifying information.
Item 14: Disc, no dateAdd to your cart.
A 3.5 inch high density disc that is in its original box.
Item 15: DataViz Discs, no dateAdd to your cart.
Seven discs for software distributed by DataViz for "Translators Pro."
Item 16: "MacLink Plus: translators Pro", no dateAdd to your cart.
The box and instruction manual make up this set.
Item 17: Mac OS X Version 10.2 Jaguar, no dateAdd to your cart.
The original box holds two discs three  booklets that provide information on the Apple software.
Item 18: Box, no dateAdd to your cart.
A box that is covered in black velvet from the Hotel Royal Taipei that holds a brochure in Chinese, a small, black, narrow bag, and birthday card for Dr. Callicott.
Item 19: "Speech: Earth's Insights: Brazil", no dateAdd to your cart.
A box that holds ten five inch discs.  Each disc is marked "World - 1"  through the number 10.
Item 20: "Leopold", circa 1989Add to your cart.
Eight five-inch discs that hold Dr. Callicott's research on Aldo Leopold.  The discs are held in a grey plastic box.
Box 15: MediaAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 641015
Item 1: "Clothed-In-Fur", 2001Add to your cart.
Three inch disc that is dated November 6, 2001.
Item 2: "Lost Chapter", no dateAdd to your cart.
A yellow three inch disc.
Item 3: "Clothed-in-Fur", no dateAdd to your cart.
A red 3.5 inch disk that has several titles crossed out ( Abstract; Biographical Note; Toward a Deontological Environmental Ethic).
Item 4: "Callicott comment, Volume 18, Number 4", no dateAdd to your cart.
A 3.5 inch disc.
Item 5: Philosophy Program, 1995Add to your cart.
"Professor J. Baird Callicott Philosophy Program, James Cook University"  is on a 3.5 inch disc.
Item 6: "ISEE Bibliography Master. A-L", 1994, 1995Add to your cart.
A 3.5 disc with the contents in WordPerfect 5.1.
Item 7: "ISEE Bibliography, Master M-Z", 1994, 1995Add to your cart.
A 3.5 disc formatted in WordPerfect 5.1.
Item 8: "Wilderness Paper, Plumwood", 1997Add to your cart.
The paper is on a 3.5 disc.
Item 9: Nelson / Callicott, no dateAdd to your cart.
"Wild, chapter 1, disk 1" This is a 3.5 inch disc.
Item 10: Nelson / Callicott, no dateAdd to your cart.
"Wild, Chapter 1, Disk 2" This is a 3.5 inch disc.
Item 11: Nelson / Callicott, no dateAdd to your cart.
"Wild, Chapter 2" This is a 3.5 inch disc.
Item 12: Nelson / Callicott, no dateAdd to your cart.
"Wild, Chapter 3" This is a 3.5 inch disc.
Item 13: Nelson / Callicott, no dateAdd to your cart.
"Wild, Chapter 4" This is a 3.5 inch disc.
Item 14: Suny Papers, no dateAdd to your cart.
This is a 3.5 inch disc.
Item 15: Disc, no dateAdd to your cart.
The contents on this 3.5 inch disc are not identified.
Item 16: MAC, no dateAdd to your cart.
This is a 3.5 inch disc.
Item 17: IBM, no dateAdd to your cart.
This is a red 3.5 inch disc.
Item 18: Disc, no dateAdd to your cart.
This is an unmarked yellow 3.5 inch disc.
Item 19: Mac, no dateAdd to your cart.
This is a black 3.5 inch disc with a white label on it.
Item 20: IBM, no dateAdd to your cart.
A black 3.5 inch disc with a white label across one side.
Item 21: Biocomplexity, no dateAdd to your cart.
A black 3.5 inch disc that is labeled with a torn piece of sticky note paper.
Item 22: Unidentified, no dateAdd to your cart.
A grey 3.5 inch disc with a rectangular label with writing that is faded red and can no longer be red.
Item 23: "The Hand Aesthetic", no dateAdd to your cart.
A red 3.5 disc in DOS.
Item 24: Disc, no dateAdd to your cart.
This is a black 3.5 inch disc that has no label.
Item 25: Ecological Sustainability, no dateAdd to your cart.
A red 3.5 inch disc
Item 26: Disc, no dateAdd to your cart.
A black 3.5 in disc with no identification on it.
Item 27: IBM, no dateAdd to your cart.
A black 3.5 disc with a white label on it.
Item 28: Disc, no dateAdd to your cart.
An orange 3.5 inch disc with a yellow sticky note on it.
Item 29: P2310 Test 1, no dateAdd to your cart.
A red 3.5 inch disc with a test stored on it.
Item 30: Resume / Vitae, no dateAdd to your cart.
The resume is stored on a red 3.5 inch disc.
Item 31: Bio Prop, no dateAdd to your cart.
This item is a yellow 3.5 inch disc.
Item 32: F/M, no dateAdd to your cart.
This is a red 3.5 inch disc.
Item 33: New Concepts Paper, 1997Add to your cart.
The new concepts paper is stored on a black 3.5 inch disc.
Item 34: Johnny Stowe's Paper on Leopold, no dateAdd to your cart.
"Leopol's Land Ethic: Implications for Hunting" is in Workperfect 5.1 DOS and is stored on a grey 3.5 inch disc.
Item 35: Jones' Narratives, no dateAdd to your cart.
The document(s) are stored on a black 3.5 inch disc.
Item 36: Manuscripts, no dateAdd to your cart.
This is a black 3.5 inch disc.
Item 37: Beyond - B, no dateAdd to your cart.
The document is on a black 3.5 inch disc.
Item 38: Course Material, no dateAdd to your cart.
The course material is held on a grey 3.5 inch disc.
Item 39: Vitae, no dateAdd to your cart.
The vitae is on a black 3.5 inch disc.
Item 40: Beyond - A, no dateAdd to your cart.
The document is on a 3.5 inch disc.
Item 41: "French Encyc[lopedia] PC", no dateAdd to your cart.
This document is on a 3.5 inch disc.
Item 42: "J. Baird Calicott Professor of Philosophy", no dateAdd to your cart.
This is a black 3.5 inch disc.
Item 43: Eic Katz, no dateAdd to your cart.
The documents are in word 6.0 for Mac and are on a 3.5 inch disc.
Item 44: IBM, no dateAdd to your cart.
This is a black 3.5 inch disc.
Item 45: Disc, no dateAdd to your cart.
"Empty disk, for use in reference only; Please return to the reference desk."  This is a Zip disc.
Item 46: Documents, 2001Add to your cart.
"Documents 26/12/01" is on a Zip disc.
Item 47: "Clothed -in- Fur", no dateAdd to your cart.
This is a Zip disc.
Item 48: Software Discs, no dateAdd to your cart.
Five inch discs that contain software" DOS, Word Spell Disk, Word 3.00, Word Spell, and Microsoft Word.
Items: 5
Item 49: Class Material, no dateAdd to your cart.
Five inch discs that contain class material for Dr. Callicott.
Items: 9
Item 50: SmartWare, no dateAdd to your cart.
A red plastic box holds software 5 inch discs for SmartWare, version 3.1.
Items: 13
Item 51: Search, no dateAdd to your cart.
A cream colored plastic box hold five inch discs that are marked "Search."
Items: 5
Item 52: Brazil, no dateAdd to your cart.
A box of five inch discs that cover the topic of Brazil.
Items: 12
Item 53: Callicott, no dateAdd to your cart.
A collection of five inch discs that have Callicott's name marking some of them and one that contains Dr. Callicott's vitae.  Other discs have no identifying information on them.
Items: 16
Item 54: Discs, no dateAdd to your cart.
A collection of five inch discs that appear to hold information on Dr. Callicott's classes.
Items: 11
Item 55: Discs, no dateAdd to your cart.
A collection of five inch discs that include a software program, information on Aldo Leopold, and several that are labeled "EWC."
Items: 11
Item 56: Discs, 1995, no dateAdd to your cart.
A box of five inch discs that cover Dr. Callicott's research, class information, and software program.
Items: 80

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