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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 3: Conferences and PapersAdd to your cart.
 
Box 9: Conferences and PapersAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 641009
Folder 1: Amsterdam, 2008Add to your cart.
Documents concerning Dr. Callicott's participation in a conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Folder 2: Aldo Leopold Symposium, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder with material on the Aldo Leopold Symposium hosted by the Yale School of Forestry and Envirnmental Studies.
Folder 3: Aspen Conference, 2007Add to your cart.
Papers concerning "Toward a New Consciousness: Creating a Society in Harmony with Natue" that was held in Aspen, Colorado.
Folder 4: Austin, Texas, no dateAdd to your cart.
Overhead transparencies used in a conservation philosophy conference.
Folder 5: Cary Institute, 2010Add to your cart.
A folder with brochures and a newsletter for the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Milbrook, New York.
Folder 6: Conference Proceedings, 1998Add to your cart.
"Great Lakes Fishery Commission Biodiversity Workshop for Citizens: Conference Proceedings" and "Breakout Discussion Summary: Putting It All Together: Diversity, Change and Uncertainty"
Folder 7: Colorado Wildlife Conference, no dateAdd to your cart.
Text and transparencies used in a presentation at a wildlife conference.
Folder 8: Costa Rica Conference, 2000Add to your cart.
Text and transparencies used in a presentation given by Dr. Callicott at the conference in Costa Rica.
Folder 9: Grant Proposal, 2006, 2009Add to your cart.
"National Endowment for the Humanities: "Interpreting America's Historic Places Implementation Grant Proposal."
Folder 10: Workshop, 2007Add to your cart.
"Human Dimension Region Workshop" folder that contains notes, correspondence, and a publication ("Community Characterization of the Mission-Aransas National Esturarine Research Reserve and Surrounding Areas").
Folder 11: Florida Conference, 2008Add to your cart.
Notebook for the "Liberty and Environmentalism" conference held in Orlando, Florida.
Folder 12: Orlando, Florida, 2008Add to your cart.
Correspondence and documents that concern Dr. Callicott's participation in the conference in Florida.
Folder 13: Tamkang International Conference on Ecological Discourse, 2000Add to your cart.
"Conference Newsletter," issue 1, October 21, 2000
Folder 14: Tamkang International Conference on Ecological Discourse, 2000Add to your cart.
Program for the conferece that was held on the Tamshui Campus, Tamkang University, Taiwnan.
Folder 15: TODA Institute, 2008Add to your cart.
Papers and a publication ("Facing Climate Change With A Renewed Evnironmental Ethic) for the TODA Institute's conference in Hawaii.
Folder 16: TODA Institute, 2008Add to your cart.
Information on the TODA Institute and the conference "Facing Climate Chage with a Renewed Environmental Ethic."  The publications in this folder include a book and program, Peace and Policy: Dialoge for Civilization for Global Citizenship and TODA Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research.
Folder 17: TODA Institute, 2008Add to your cart.
Papers documenting Dr. Callicott's travel to Hawaii to participate in the conference and the paper he presented, "From the Land Ethic to the Earth Ethic: Also Leopold in a Time of Global Climate Change."
Folder 18: Wisconsin, 2008Add to your cart.
Travel documents and papers that deal with Aldo Leopold that concern a conference in Wisconsin.
Folder 19: Wisconsin, 2008Add to your cart.
Papers and a map that document Dr. Callicott's trip to Wisconsin.
Folder 20: Articles, no dateAdd to your cart.
Articles used for a conference discourse.
Folder 21: Articles, no dateAdd to your cart.
Articles used for conference research.
Folder 22: Articles, no dateAdd to your cart.
Articles used as research and for discussion at a conference.
Folder 23: Literary Productions, 2008Add to your cart.
Correspondence and referece material that concerns Dr. Callicott's paper "Should Endangered Species Have Standing?".
Folder 24: Book, 1994Add to your cart.
A comb bound book, Condor Park, by George Balmer.
Folder 25: Book, 1995Add to your cart.
A comb bound copy of Contemplative Prose Poetry: Eco-Adventure Novel; Classical Poetry Performances by George Balmer.
Folder 26: Paper, 1990Add to your cart.
"Eyewitness Account of the Liberian Refugees in the Ivory Coast and Guinea" by Frederick B. Norkeh and Bulleh Bablitch
Folder 27: Book, 1976Add to your cart.
The Patterns of Social Behavior by Zick Rubin
Folder 28: ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Articles that primarily deal with Native American views on ecology.
Folder 29: ArticlesAdd to your cart.
A collection of articles dealing with environmental issues.
Folder 30: Article, no dateAdd to your cart.
"Environmental Values and Democracy: The Challenge of the Next Century" by Robert C. Paehlke
Folder 31: Value Survey, 1982Add to your cart.
A copy of "Value Survey" distributed by Halgren Tests.
Folder 32: Perspectives on the Environment, 1995Add to your cart.
A flyer for the class Perspectives on the Environment and a copy of the "The Ninemile Wolves" by Rick Bass.
Box 10: Conferences and PapersAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 641010
Folder 1: Taiwan TravelAdd to your cart.
Brochures about Taiwan.
Folder 2: Taiwan, 1999, 2000Add to your cart.
This folder contains: "Environmental Policy Monthy" volumes III, Issues 13 - 15; "Brief Profile of the Environmental Protection Administration, The Republic of China;" and "1999 Annual Report of National Sustainable Development."
Folder 3: Notebook, 2000Add to your cart.
Notebook with handwritten notes concerning the conference in Taiwan.
Folder 4: BookAdd to your cart.
Book in Chinese about insects.
Folder 5: Catalog and NewspaperAdd to your cart.
A catalog and newspaper written in Chinese.
Folder 6: Yangmingshan National ParkAdd to your cart.
A photographic book on the Yangmingshan National Park.
Folder 7: institute of Botany Academia Sinica, 1998Add to your cart.
A book on the Institute describing its history and research projects.
Folder 8: Card, 2002Add to your cart.
Card to Dr. Ke from Tzu-Mei.
Folder 9: Brochures, circa 2003Add to your cart.
Brochures from the Taiwan Ecological Stewardship Association.
Folder 10: PamphletsAdd to your cart.
Pamphlets, " Natural Aesthetics,"  from the Taiwan Ecological Stewardship Association Earth Charter Briefings.
Items: 2
Folder 11: Encyclopedia Entry, no dateAdd to your cart.
"Ecology and Religion: Environmental Ethics, World Religions, and Ecology," written by Dr. Callicott, was published in the Encyclopedia of Religion, Second Edition.
Folder 12: Mississippi Trip, 2010Add to your cart.
Documents related to his trip to Mississippi.
Folder 13: Liberty Fund, 2008Add to your cart.
A folder with material related to the Liberty and Environmentalism Conference held in Orlando, Florida.  Dr. Callicott delivered the paper  "Should Endangered Species Have Standing?: Toward Legal Rights for Listed Species."
Folder 14: Brochure, no dateAdd to your cart.
A brochure that is written in Chinese.  It has images of a mountain on the cover.
Folder 15: Program / CatalogAdd to your cart.
A program / catalog that is written in Chinese.  There is an image of a river valley on the cover.
Folder 16: Brochure, no dateAdd to your cart.
"Taiwan Christian Ecological Center"
Folder 17: Brochure, no dateAdd to your cart.
"The Presbyterian Church in Taiwan"
Folder 18: Poster, no dateAdd to your cart.
"Save the Yellow Butterfly Valley; No Dam in Meinung"
Folder 19: Brochure, no dateAdd to your cart.
Brochure that is printed on white paper with an image of a line of men on the cover.  The writing is Chinese.
Items: 2
Folder 20: Program / Catalog, 2000Add to your cart.
A program / catalog, in Chinese, with the image of a wood relief carving of a flower and a coiled snake.
Folder 21: Program, 2000Add to your cart.
"Tamkang International Conference on Ecological Discourse"
Folder 22: Program, 2000Add to your cart.
"Tamkang International Conference on Ecological Discourse"
Folder 23: Dissertation, no dateAdd to your cart.
A dissertation on "The Phenomenon of Taiwanese Buddhist's Environmental Concerns" in the 1990s.
Folder 24: Journal, 2001Add to your cart.
"Con-temporary Monthly"
Folder 25: Workshop Proceedings, 1990Add to your cart.
An Ecosystem Approach to the Interity of the Great Lakes in Turbulent Times: Proceedings of a 1988 Workshop Supported by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission and the Science Advisory Board of the International Joint Commision.
Folder 26: Travel Guide, 1988Add to your cart.
Lonely Planet: Taiwan and a business card are in this file.
Folder 27: Symposium Proceedings, 1998Add to your cart.
Frontiers in Biology: The Challenges of Biodiversity, Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture edited by Chang-Hung Chou and Kwang-Tsao Shao
Folder 28: Symposium Proceedings, 1999Add to your cart.
Biodiversity and Allelepathy: From Organism to Ecosystems in the Pacific edited by Chang-Hung Chou, George R. Waller and Charlie Reinhardt

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