Section 16: History: GSWA Organization and Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

  • Port Authority proposal to build jetport in Great Swamp
  • Newspaper clippings of day-to-day efforts to save Great Swamp

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Key to media: O: Online (Adobe pdf); D: Document; V: Video

Author/Publisher Title Media # Date Size
Cavanaugh, Cam Saving the Great Swamp — The People, the Power Brokers and an Urban Wilderness (hardcover book) D 16.1000 1978 240 pp.
GSWA File of loose newspaper clippings of early reaction to jetport proposal of the Port Authority D 16.1050 1959 Dec – 1960 Sep
GSWA Scrapbook of newspaper clippings reporting efforts to save Great Swamp D 16.1100 1960 Mar – 1964 Jun ~100 pp.
GSWA File of articles, maps and photos — Great Swamp in the early 1960s as a newly appreciated natural wonder D 16.1200
GSWA Saved But Not Safe: The Second Battle to Save Great Swamp V 16.1210 1998 21:11 min
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Dedication-related documents commissioned by M. Hartley Dodge D 16.1300 1964
May 29
Prospectus for “M. Hartley Dodge Unit” proposed wilderness area of the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (well-written early history of the Great Swamp area, including the National Wildlife Refuge) (printed brochure with photos) D 16.1400 1967
Feb
GSWA Scrapbook of newspaper clippings reporting early plans and progress for development and protection of the Watershed D 16.1500 1988 Dec – 1995 Jul ~100 pp.
GSWA Photo album of members in GSWA-sponsored activities (unlabeled photos) D 16.1550 ~1989 – 2003
Recorder Publishing Company The Great Swamp: A Victory of the People (newspaper-size commemoration of the dedication of the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in 1962, with reprints of contemporary documents, photos and a listing of donors) (2 copies) D 16.1560 ~1992 6 pp.
United Research, Inc. A Study of the requirements for a new major airport for the N.J.-N.Y. Metropolitan Area (2 copies) D 16.1600 1961 ˜200 pp.
United Research, Inc. Impacts of a Jet Airport in Morris County, NJ D 16.1650 1961
Apr
164 pp.
US Fish & Wildlife Service The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge — A Shared Resource (Fact Sheet) D 16.1660 3 pp.
US Fish & Wildlife Service The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge — A Shared Resource (a briefing notebook prepared for visit of the Commissioner, NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection; survey of issues relating to sharing of responsibilities with the US Fish & Wildlife Service) D 16.1675 1994
Oct 17
~30 pp.

Revised 5/25/10