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Nat. Nature and Parks

 Topic Guide
Identifier: Nat
This classification groups manuscript and small collections on the topic of the Nature and Parks, including conservation and environmental concerns.

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Marie Aull Papers

Identifier: MS-501
Abstract Marie Sturwold was born on January 8, 1897 in Cincinnati, OH. She started gardening as a child, but her passion for gardening fully took form when she married John Aull in 1923. They lived in a property north of Dayton that would one day become Aullwood Garden MetroPark and Aullwood Audubon Center. Marie is known for her work in gardening, education, and conservation, but this collection also contains her extensive travel record and personal hobbies. Material in this collection includes...
Dates: 1817-2010; Majority of material found within 1920-2002

Aviation Trail, Inc., Records (MS-577)

Identifier: MS-577

Aviation Trail, Inc., began in 1981 as an aviation-themed marketing effort in Dayton, Ohio. Initially including over 30 historical sites in the Miami Valley area relating to aviation history, a small self-guided tour brochure highlighting 16 sites was published. As of 2019, the Trail includes 18 sites.

Dates: 1924-2014; Majority of material found within ( 1980-2014)

B-W Greenway Community Land Trust Collection

Identifier: MS-354

The contents in the collection include the organization's newsletter "The Green Heart," Board of Trustee's Minutes, and original artwork done by a member.

Dates: 1996-2010

Beaver Creek Wetlands Association Collection

Identifier: MS-369

The collection includes business materials, meeting minutes, agendas, reports from the various committees that ran the organization as well as some news clippings, brochures, maps, and newsletters created by and about the Beaver Creek Wetlands Association. Also included is membership and volunteer information such as member lists, volunteer activities, membership committees, and volunteer job descriptions.

Dates: 1987-2009; Majority of material found within 1987-1999

Burroughs Nature Study Club Records (MS-633)

Identifier: MS-633

This collection contains the day-to-day dealings of the Burroughs Nature Study Club. The Burroughs Nature Study Club is a women’s social club created in 1915 in Centerville, Ohio through the shared interest of its members in John Burroughs’ nature books. This collection spans from 1986 to 2014 with the bulk dates from 2003 to 2014. The records of the Burroughs Nature Study Club include by-laws, meeting minutes, budgets, membership reports, correspondences, and club memorabilia.

Dates: 1986 - 2014; Majority of material found within 2003 - 2014

Centerville Garden Club Records

Identifier: MS-524

The Centerville Garden Club, located near Dayton, Ohio, was established in 1930. The records consist almost entirely of scrapbooks with both internal and external material on the club. The materials are photographs, newspaper clippings, booklets containing a list of events, members and officers, certificates, awards and thank you notes.

Dates: 1930-2006; Majority of material found in 1980-2006

Committee to Preserve Waldruhe Park Records (MFM-21)

Identifier: MFM-21
Scope and Contents

Consists of reports, correspondence, newsletters, bulletins, legal briefs, and files of a citizen's group formed to prevent the City of Dayton from cutting trees in a city park.

Dates: 1978-1980

Dayton City Beautiful Council Records

Identifier: MS-195

The Dayton City Beautiful Council was organized in the mid-1960s as a volunteer adjunct to city government to help make Dayton a more livable, attractive community. Records consist of Executive Board, staff, and membership meeting minutes, and correspondence. Topics covered include recycling, urban beautification, and community planning.

Dates: 1965-1987

Papers of the River Corridor Development Committee (MS-289)

Identifier: MS-289
Abstract The River Corridor Development Committee was formed in 1968 and operated under the aegis of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce. Representatives of various public agencies, which had jurisdiction over river frontage development, made up its membership. The committee's goal was to further development along the river frontages and enhance the recreational, aesthetic, and commercial potentialities of Dayton's major natural resource. The collection consists of administrative activities, river...
Dates: 1969-1997

Dayton Daily News Archive (MS-458) - Xenia 1974 Tornado Photographs SELECTIONS in CORE Scholar

 Digital Collection
Identifier: MS-458 Xenia Tornado CORE Scholar
Dates: 1974 April