Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

David Quammen:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1856-1999 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Quammen, David, 1948-
Title: David Quammen Papers,
Dates: 1856-1999 and undated
Abstract: Papers of author David Quammen spanning 1856-1999.
Collection # R 6.1
Quantity: 35 boxes (35.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The Quammen Papers spans most of David Quammen's career as a contemporary science and travel writer. He has been writing a column for Outside magazine for fifteen years. One of his books is The Song of the Dodo which is based on the impact of humans to plant and animal wildlife. He has received a Lannan Foundation Fellowship. Other awards include the National Magazine Award, and the New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism.

A list of his publications include:

  • Quammen, David. The Flight of the Iguana: a Sidelong View of Science and Nature. New York: Delacorte Press, 1988.
  • Quammen, David. "Miracle of the Geese."Words from the Land: Encounters with Natural History Writing. Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, 1988.
  • Quammen, David. Natural Acts: a Sidelong View of Science and Nature. New York: Schocken Books, 1985.
  • Quammen, David. The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions. New York: Scribner, 1996.
  • Quammen, David. Wild Thoughts From Wild Places. New York: Scribner, 1998.

Scope and Content

The collection has a variety of materials detailing the literary works of David Quammen. They include manuscripts of draft copies, published and unpublished works, short stories, final copies, revisions, research materials to his works, photocopied news clippings, business and literary correspondence, reviews, audio and video recordings. Some of his literary works include “The Song of the Dodo”, “The Soul of Victor Tronko”, “Natural Acts” research and magazine features. Most of the materials concentrate on his research for “Song of the Dodo”.

The collection is in good condition and is part of the James Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World.


 

Organization

Organized by correspondence, literary production, printed material, and research materials.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research. Copyright is retained by the authors of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law. Patrons may only access one News Reporter Notebook at a time.


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Quammen, David, 1948-
Quammen, David, 1948- --Archives
Quammen, David, 1948- --Correspondence
Quammen, David, 1948- --History and criticism
Quammen, David, 1948- --Journeys
Quammen, David, 1948- --Manuscripts
Quammen, David, 1948- --Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
Quammen, David, 1948- --Sources
Subjects
Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Endangered species
Island ecology
Natural history literature
Natural history literature--United States
Natural history
Natural history in literature
Natural history--Literary collections
Nature in literature
Nature--Literary collections

Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Max Crawford Papers, 1938-2000 and undated
  • William Kittredge Papers, 1954-2000 and undated
  • Pattiann Rogers Papers, 1960-1999 and undated

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

David Quammen Papers, 1856-1999 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Purchase, 2000

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, 2000


Collection Inventory

 

Literary Production

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1 1 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1995-1999
2 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1995-1999
3 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1995-1999
4 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1995-1999
5 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1994
6 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1994
7 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1994
8 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Fact-checked Copy, 1995
9 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Fact-checked Copy, 1995
10 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Fact-checked Copy, 1995
11 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Fact-checked Copy, 1995
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2 1 “The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholder”, Manuscripts, Revised Version, 1999
2 “The Soul of Viktor Tronko: a Novel”, Manuscripts, Revised Version, 1986
3 “The Soul of Viktor Tronko: a Novel”, Manuscripts, Revised Version, 1986
4 “The Soul of Viktor Tronko: a Novel”, Manuscripts, Legal Pads, 1984-1986
5 “The Soul of Viktor Tronko: a Novel”, Manuscripts, Legal Pads, 1984-1986
6 “The Soul of Viktor Tronko: a Novel”, Manuscripts, Legal Pads, 1984-1986
7 “The Soul of Viktor Tronko: a Novel”, Manuscripts, Legal Pads, 1984-1986
8 “The Soul of Viktor Tronko: a Novel”, Manuscripts, Third Draft, [1986]



 

Audio Recordings

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2 9 “Song of the Dodo”, Interviews, 1988-1992
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3 1 “Song of the Dodo”, Interviews, 1988-1992
2 “Song of the Dodo”, Interviews, 1988-1992



 

Correspondence

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3 3 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence re: Audio and Screen Rights, 1995-1997
4 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence re: Television Rights, 1996
5 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence re: Television Rights, 1996-1998
6 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence, 1995-1997
7 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence re: Paperback Edition, 1996-1998
8 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence re: Foreign Rights, 1996-1998
9 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence re: Television Rights, 1996-1997
10 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence re: Quammen Lectures, 1995-1997
11 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence re: Quammen Lectures, 1996
12 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence re: Quammen Lectures, 1996



 

Literary Production

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3 13 “Song of the Dodo”, Lecture Notes, 1996



 

Scrapbook Materials

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4 1 “Song of the Dodo”, Photographic Slides, 1987-1996



 

Literary Production

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4 2 “Song of the Dodo”, Reviews, 1996-1998
3 “Song of the Dodo”, Reviews, 1996-1997



 

Correspondence

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4 4 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence, 1994-1997



 

Literary Production

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4 5 “The Song of the Dodo”, Page Layouts, [1995]



 

Correspondence

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4 6 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence re: Reprint Permissions, 1993-1996
7 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence re: Miscellaneous Concerns, 1992-1995



 

Literary Production

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4 8 “Song of the Dodo”, Notebook of Individuals Who Received Complimentary Copies, 1995-1998
9 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, 1994-1995
10 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, 1994-1995
11 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, 1994-1995
12 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, 1994-1995
13 “Oppenheimer's Axiom and the H-Bomb”, Manuscripts, [1977]
14 “Severed Parts”, Manuscripts, [1973]
15 “Spiders of Madagascar”, Manuscripts, 1973
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5 1 “Uriah's Letter”, Manuscripts, [1973]
2 “Structural Patterns in William Faulkner's Major Novels”, Manuscripts, Oxford Thesis, 1972
3 “Second Samuel”, Manuscripts, [1975]
4 “Second Samuel”, Manuscripts, [1975]
5 “Second Samuel”, Manuscripts, [1978]
6 “Second Samuel”, Manuscripts, [1978]
7 “Absalom, Absalom!”, Manuscripts, Screenplay, 1969
8 “Love and Death in Tristam Shandy”, Manuscripts, Undated
9 “The Shattered Visage (American Technology Since the Manhattan Project)”, Manuscripts, Partial Draft, 1976-1978
10 “Second Samuel”, Manuscripts, Notes, [1973]
11 “Second Samuel”, Manuscripts, Original Typescript, [1973-1976]
12 “Second Samuel”, Manuscripts, Original Typescript, [1973-1976]
13 “And Passed From This Life”, Manuscripts, 1967
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6 1 “To Walk the Line”, Reviews, 1970
2 “Zoology Interests”, Artwork, 1970s
3 “Short Stories”, Manuscripts, Various Drafts, 1971-1973
4 “Lyrical Ballads”, Manuscripts, [1969]
5 “Jane Austen: A Biography”, Manuscripts, Undated
6 “Second Samuel”, Manuscripts, [1973]



 

Correspondence

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6 7 “Walking Out”, 1980



 

Literary Production

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6 8 “The Coming Out”, Screenplay, 1970s
9 “You Don't Think I Take This Seriously?”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1970s
10 “Boy, 12, Gives Birth to Frog”, Manuscripts, Draft of Short Story, 1972
11 “Little Sister Death”, Manuscripts, Draft of Television Script, Undated
12 “Zoology Term Papers”, Manuscripts, 1974-1975
13 News Reporter's Notebooks (45 Notebooks of Research With Some Overlap Between Book and Magazine Research), 1983-1993
14 News Reporter's Notebooks (45 Notebooks of Research With Some Overlap Between Book and Magazine Research), 1983-1993
15 News Reporter's Notebooks (45 Notebooks of Research With Some Overlap Between Book and Magazine Research), 1983-1993
16 “The Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1996
17 News Reporter's Notebooks (45 Notebooks of Research With Some Overlap Between Book and Magazine Research), 1983-1993
18 News Reporter's Notebooks (45 Notebooks of Research With Some Overlap Between Book and Magazine Research), 1983-1993



 

Research Materials

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7 1 “Kakadu National Park”, Research Materials, 1999
2 “Kakadu National Park”, Research Materials, 1996-1999



 

Video Recording

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7 3 “Merv Griffin Show”, Videotape, 1985



 

Research Materials

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7 4 “Kakadu National Park”, Notebooks, 1998-1999
5 “Madagascar”, Notebooks of Field Journals, 1997-1998
6 CD-ROM of Jabiluka Uranium Mine and Its Environmental Impact, Plus Research Documents, 1998



 

Research and Source Materials

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7 7 “Butterfly Poaching”, Written for New Yorker Published by Orion LEPS - Key Sources, (1995), (1997), 1992-1995
8 “Butterfly Poaching”, Written for New Yorker and Published by Orion LEPS - Key Sources, (1995), (1997), 1992-1995



 

Research Materials

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7 9 “Butterfly Poaching”, Lepidopterists, Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, June 1995
10 “Butterfly Poaching”, Lepidopterists, Skalski, 1993-1995
11 “Butterfly Poaching”, Lepidopterists, Miscellaneous Science, 1985-1995
12 “Butterfly Poaching”, from the Lepidopterists Society, 1994-1995
13 “Butterfly Poaching”, Olympic “leps”, 1995
14 “Butterfly Poaching”, Butterflies' by Nabokov, Vladimir, 1995
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8 1 “Butterfly Poaching”, Lepidopterists, Legal/General, 1988-1994
2 “Butterfly Poaching”, LEPS/Working Documents, Conservation and Appreciation, 1936-1995
3 “Butterfly Poaching”, Periodicals, Off-prints, LEPS/Working Documents, Conservation and Appreciation, 1966-1995



 

Literary Production

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8 4 “Unburied Seeds”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1993
5 “Only Connect”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1993
6 “Before the Fall”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1993
7 “Point of Attachment”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1994
8 “E is for Ecosystem”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1994
9 “Eat of This Flesh”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1994
10 “Reluctant Provider”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1995
11 “Sea and Hypersea”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1995
12 “Dirge for a Butterfly”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1994
13 “Dirge for a Butterfly”, Manuscripts, Research Materials re: Fritillary Butterfly, 1994
14 “Karl's Sense of Snow”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1995
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9 1 “Eating the Unthinkable”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1995
2 “Voice Part of a Duet”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1995
3 “Superdove on 46th Street”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1995
4 “Reaction Wood”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1995



 

Correspondence

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9 5 “Halcyon Moments in Hellfire Glade”, Business Correspondence re: Kayaking, 1997-1998



 

Literary Production

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9 6 “Halcyon Moments in Hellfire Glade”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Interviews, and Notes, 1998



 

Research Materials

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9 7 “Halcyon Moments in Hellfire Glade”, Research Materials, 1998



 

Literary Production

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9 8 “Rules of the Jungle”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Interviews, and Notes, 1997
9 “Rules of the Jungle”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Interviews, and Notes, 1997



 

Correspondence

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9 10 “Rules of the Jungle”, Business Correspondence, 1997



 

Research Materials

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9 11 “Faulkner's Delta”, Research Materials, 1997



 

Literary Production

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9 12 “Backwater Battlefront”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1997



 

Research Materials

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9 13 “Faulkner's Delta”, Research Materials, 1997
14 “Faulkner's Delta”, Research Materials, 1997
15 “Faulkner's Delta”, Research Materials, 1997
16 “Faulkner's Delta”, Research Materials, 1997
17 “Faulkner's Delta”, Research Materials, 1997
18 “River of Mercy”, Research Materials, 1996
19 “River of Mercy”, Research Materials, 1996



 

Literary Production

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10 1 “River of Mercy”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Correspondence, Research Materials, and Notes, 1996
2 “A Whisper, Then a Shout”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Correspondence, Research Materials, and Notes, 1997



 

Correspondence

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10 3 “Revenge of the Nords”, Business Correspondence, 1996



 

Literary Production

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10 4 “Revenge of the Nords”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1996
5 “Revenge of the Nords”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1996



 

Research Materials

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10 6 Research Materials re: Predators, 1997
7 Research Materials re: Predators, 1997
8 Research Materials re: Predators, 1997



 

Audio Recordings

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10 9 Cassette Tapes, Interviews, 1989-1992



 

Literary Production

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10 10 Notebooks, 1980s-1990s
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11 1 Notebooks, 1980s-1990s
2 Loose Note cards of Lecture Notes, 1996



 

Correspondence

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11 3 Business Correspondence, 1977-1982
4 Business Correspondence, 1977-1979
5 Business Correspondence, 1977-1982
6 Personal Correspondence, 1969, 1989



 

Literary Production

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11 7 1999 Diary, Working Journal, 1999
8 Manuscripts, Drafts, 1990s
9 Manuscripts, Drafts, 1990s
10 Manuscripts, Drafts, 1990s
11 Manuscripts, Drafts, 11990s
12 “New York Times” Book Reviews, 1987-1997



 

Research Materials

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11 13 “Faulkner's Delta”, Maps, 1997
14 “Backwoods Boondoggle”, Research Materials, 1997
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12 1 “Backwoods Boondoggle”, Research Materials, 1997
2 “Faulkner's Delta”, Research Materials, 1997
3 “Faulkner's Delta”, Research Materials, 1997
4 “Faulkner's Delta”, Research Materials, 1997
5 “Faulkner's Delta”, Research Materials, 1997
6 “Of Men and Rivers”, Research Materials, 1997
7 “The Delta Council”, Research Materials, 1997



 

Video Recording

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12 8 “Chocolate Tide”, Videotape, Undated



 

Correspondence

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12 9 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1980-1997
10 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1980-1997
11 Miscellaneous Correspondence and Personal Correspondence (A-L), 1977-1997
12 Miscellaneous Correspondence and Personal Correspondence (A-L), 1977-1997
13 Miscellaneous Correspondence and Personal Correspondence (M-Z), 1977-1997
14 Miscellaneous Correspondence and Personal Correspondence (M-Z), 1977-1997
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13 1 Literary Correspondence from Warren, Robert Penn and Family, 1978-1989
2 Personal Correspondence from Malkin, Ev, 1977-1999
3 Personal Correspondence from Malkin, Ev, 1977-1999



 

Research Materials

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13 4 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: The Grizzly Bear, 1985-1991
5 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: The Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan, 1990-1992
6 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: The Grizzly Bear Habitat, 1988-1991
7 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: The Grizzly Bear/PVA Meeting, 1991-1992
8 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: The Grizzly Bear/Mattson, David J. Essays, 1991-1993
9 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: The Grizzly Bear/Greater Yellowstone Coalition, 1991-1993
10 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Guam and the Brown Tree Snake Problem, 1975-1988
11 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Guam and the Brown Tree Snake Problem, 1972-1994
12 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Guam and the Brown Tree Snake Problem, 1972-1994
13 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Guam and the Brown Tree Snake Problem, 1989-1995
14 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Guam and the Brown Tree Snake Problem, 1989-1995
15 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Guam and the Brown Tree Snake Problem, 1980-1987
16 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Quammen's Guam Trip, 1988-1989



 

Correspondence

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13 17 “Song of the Dodo”, Correspondence re: Quammen's Guggenheim Fellowship, 1987-1989



 

Research Materials

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13 18 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Hawaii and Species Extinction, 1947-1990
19 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Hooker, J.D. Essays, 1896-1953



 

Correspondence

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13 20 “Song of the Dodo”, Correspondence re: Indonesian Trip, 1992



 

Research Materials

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13 21 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Indonesia, 1989-1991
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14 1 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Indonesia and Wallace, Alfred Russell, 1977-1985



 

Correspondence

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14 2 “Song of the Dodo”, Correspondence re: Indonesian Trip, 1992



 

Research Materials

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14 3 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Introduced Species, 1955-1980
4 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Isle Royale in Canada and Wolf Populations, 1988-1990
5 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Java and the Java Hawk Eagle, 1986-1990
6 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Krakatau and Thornton, Ian Essays, 1983-1988
7 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Krakatau and Early Essays, 1909-1953
8 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Lazell, James D. Essays, 1983-1989
9 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: MacArthur, Robert and Ecology, 1962-1989
10 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Madagascar, 1930-1992
11 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Madagascar's Ranomafana National Park, 1985-1997
12 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Madagascar's Ranomafana National Park, 1972-1989



 

Literary Production

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14 13 “The Soul of Viktor Temkin”, Manuscripts, Undated
14 “The Soul of Viktor Temkin”, Manuscripts, Undated
15 “The Soul of Viktor Temkin”, Manuscripts, Corrected Draft, 1983
16 “The Soul of Viktor Temkin”, Manuscripts, Corrected Draft, 1983
17 “The Soul of Viktor Temkin”, Manuscripts, Corrected Draft, 1983



 

Correspondence

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14 18 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1997
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15 1 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1997
2 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1996-1997
3 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1996
4 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1996
5 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1996
6 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1996
7 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1995
8 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1995
9 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1994-1995
10 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1994
11 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1993
12 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1992-1993
13 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1986-1993
14 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1992
15 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1991-1992
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16 1 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1991
2 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1990-1991



 

Research Materials

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16 3 “Song of the Dodo”, Essays of Wallace, Alfred R., 1857-1977
4 “Song of the Dodo”, Biography of Alfred R. Wallace by George, Wilma, 1964
5 “Song of the Dodo”, Biographies of Alfred R. Wallace by Williams-Ellis, Anabel and Fichman, Martin, 1966-1981
6 “Song of the Dodo”, Alfred R. Wallace Including “The Stories of a Letter”, Wallace Bibliography, Plus Essays and Notes on Wallace, 1966-1981
7 “Song of the Dodo”, Alfred R. Wallace Line and Malay Biogeography, 1856-1987
8 “Song of the Dodo”, Essays by Western, David, 1981-1992
9 “Song of the Dodo”, Essays and Correspondence by Wilcox, Bruce, 1985-1987
10 “Song of the Dodo”, Essays by Wilson, Edward O., 1956-1995
11 “Song of the Dodo”, Essays and Correspondence by Wilson, Edward O., Including Quammen's Essay “The Man Who Loves Life”, 1956-1992
12 “Song of the Dodo”, Yellowstone National Park, 1985-1990
13 “Song of the Dodo”, Draft of the Status Report on the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear, 1988
14 “Song of the Dodo”, Various Dates
15 “Song of the Dodo”, Various Dates
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17 1 “Song of the Dodo”, Various Dates
2 “Song of the Dodo”, Various Dates



 

Correspondence

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17 3 “Song of the Dodo”, Reader Response, 1997-1998
4 “Song of the Dodo”, Reader Response, April 1996-August 1997
5 “Song of the Dodo”, Reader Response, March 1993-1997
6 “Song of the Dodo”, Reader Response, March 1993-1997



 

Research Materials

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17 7 “Song of the Dodo”, Various Articles, Undated



 

Correspondence

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17 8 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1992-1997
9 Correspondence re: British Petroleum and Wildlife Trusts Natural World Book Prize, 1996
10 Business Correspondence With Lyons, Nick, 1983-1986
11 Business Correspondence re: Conference of Yellowstone National Park Naturalists, 1986
12 Business Correspondence re: Conference of New York State Outdoor Education Association, 1987
13 Business Correspondence re: Miami Book Fair, 1987
14 Business Correspondence re: “Good Evening Show” for Minnesota Public Radio, 1988
15 Business Correspondence re: P.E.N. Meeting in New York, 1990
16 Business Correspondence re: National Public Radio Appearances, 1986-1988
17 Business Correspondence With Golden, Renee Wayne, 1995-1997
18 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence With Golden, Renee Wayne, 1996-1997
19 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence With Golden, Renee Wayne, 1996-1997
20 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1989-1990
21 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1989
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18 1 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1988-1989
2 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1987-1988
3 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1986-1987
4 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1986-1987
5 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1985-1986
6 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1984-1985
7 Miscellaneous Personal Correspondence, 1983-1984
8 Miscellaneous Personal Correspondence, 1983-1984
9 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1982-1983



 

Audio Recordings

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18 10 Interviews With Quammen, David, 1984-1997
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19 1 Interviews With Quammen, David, 1984-1987



 

Literary Production

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19 2 “Fishing Journal”, 1977-1981



 

Research Materials

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19 3 “Song of the Dodo”, Madagascar's Ranomafana National Park, Ryan, James Essays, Correspondence, 1981-1990
4 “Song of the Dodo”, Madagascar and Beza Mahafaly, 1986-1992
5 “Song of the Dodo”, Madagascar's Deforestation and Fauna Extinction, 1972-1990
6 “Song of the Dodo”, Madagascar's Indri Lemur, 1972-1991
7 “Song of the Dodo”, Madagascar's Lemurs, 1966-1986
8 “Song of the Dodo”, Madagascar's Prehistory, Paleontology, and Early Extinction, 1970-1989
9 “Song of the Dodo”, Madagascar's Tenrecs, Moles, Shrews, 1966-1990
10 “Song of the Dodo”, Popular Articles, Madagascar, 1980-1989



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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19 11 “Song of the Dodo”, Madagascar Trip Details, 1988
12 “Song of the Dodo”, Madagascar Trip Materials, Correspondence, etc., 1987-1988



 

Research Materials

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19 13 “Song of the Dodo”, Madagascar's Tenrecs (Animal), Undated
14 “Song of the Dodo”, the Mammal Slide Library, 1988-1989



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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19 15 “Song of the Dodo”, Correspondence, Maps, Research Materials, Mauritius, 1981-1994



 

Research Materials

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19 16 “Song of the Dodo”, Mauritius and Round Island's Ecology, 1981-1992
17 “Song of the Dodo”, Mauritius and the Dodo Bird, 1937-1996
18 “Song of the Dodo”, Mayr, Earnst Essays, 1932-1979
19 “Song of the Dodo”, Metapopulations, 1970-1991
20 “Song of the Dodo”, Metapopulations of Pikas (Animal) in Bodie, CA, 1974-1991
21 “Song of the Dodo”, 1990-1996
22 “Song of the Dodo”, Brazil's Muriqui (Spider Monkeys), 1971-1993



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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20 1 “Song of the Dodo”, “Married Couple With Lemurs”, Commentary With Quammen, David, Texts and Revisions, NPR, 1989



 

Business Correspondence

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20 2 “Song of the Dodo”, New Guinea Trip, 1989-1990



 

Research Materials

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20 3 “Song of the Dodo”, New Guinea Birds, Correspondence, 1976-1992
4 “Song of the Dodo”, New Guinea “Birds of Paradise”, 1981-1988
5 “Song of the Dodo”, Miscellaneous Sources, New Guinea, 1858-1989



 

Business Correspondence

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20 6 “Song of the Dodo”, Articles, “Richness in Isolation”, Manuscript, New Guinea Trip, 1985-1990



 

Research Materials

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20 7 “Song of the Dodo”, New Zealand Species Extinction, 1936-1998
8 “Song of the Dodo”, Newmark, William D. Research on U.S. National Park Mammalian Populations, Including Quammen's Essay Manuscript “The Newmark Warning”, 1986-1996



 

Literary Production

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20 9 “The Dirty Word and the Clean Place”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1991
10 “A Future As Big As Indonesia”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1991
11 “Love in the Age of Relativity”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1991
12 “Sea Snake Alert”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1991
13 “The Disappeared”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1991
14 “Omega”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1990
15 “Rumors of My Demise”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1990
16 “The Bohong and the Tiger”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1990
17 “Plagues, Magic Bullets, and Whiplash”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1990
18 “Columbus and Submuloc”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1990
19 “Everything Old Will Be New”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1991
20 “The Goatwalker”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1991
21 “The White Tigers of Cincinnati”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1991
22 “Theories of Enormity”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1992
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21 1 “Vision at Lake Telle”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1992
2 “The Economy of Nature”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1991
3 “The Economy of Nature”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1992
4 “Vortex”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1992
5 “The Swallow That Hibernates Underwater”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1992
6 “To Live and Die in L.A.”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1992
7 “Trinket From Aru”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1993
8 “Dog in the Night”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1993
9 “Not the Cichlids of Lake Malawi”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1992



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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21 10 “Muscling Nature”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Human Control of Nature, 1989
11 “Five Kinds of Rarity”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Mountain Lions, March 1990
12 “Bagpipes for Ed”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Abbey, Edward (Later in “Wild Thoughts From Wild Places”), April 1989
13 “Darkening the Sky”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Passenger Pigeon Extinction, April 1987
14 “The Newmark Warning”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), U.S. National Parks, 1988
15 “Elephant Secrets”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Elephants, June 1988
16 “The Owl's Mask”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Chaos Theory, 1987
17 “The Wet Breath of the Forest”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Amazonian Rain Forest, September 1987
18 “Friendship in Stone”, Makela-Horner, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Dinosaur Fossils, 1987
19 “Animals Who Answer”, Animal Training, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Animal Training, 1988
20 “Aliens”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Trans-Global Species Invasions, May 1987
21 “Ramifications”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Opossums, 1989
22 “Nuclear Dreams”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Nuclear Disaster Anxiety, 1988
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22 1 “Nuclear Dreams”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Nuclear Disaster Anxiety, 1988
2 “The Intraspecific Gourmet”, Cannibalism, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Intraspecific Predation, 1987
3 “The Zoo of You”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Endemic Species on Humans, SKIN, 1988
4 “This is Merz”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Garbage, 1989
5 “Incest in Moderation”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article), Inbreeding, 1989
6 “Turning the Key”, Manuscripts, Notes, Research Materials, Interview Transcripts (for “Rolling Stone” Magazine), Launch-control Officers (Later Included in “Wild Thoughts from Wild Places”, 1987
7 “Synecdoche and the Trout”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Seasons of the Angler” Chapter of Book Edited by Seybold, David and Later Concluded in “Wild Thoughts from Wild Places”), Trout Fishing, 1986
8 “Oppenheimer's Axiom in the Age of Star Wars”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Esquire”), the Strategic Defense Initiative, 1985



 

Correspondence

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22 9 Reader Feedback to Quammen's “Natural Acts” Column, 1984-1987
10 Reader Feedback to Quammen's “Natural Acts” Column, 1987-1989
11 Reader Feedback to Quammen's “Natural Acts” Column, 1989-1990
12 Reader Feedback to Quammen's “Natural Acts” Column, 1988-1994
13 Reader Feedback to Quammen's “Natural Acts” Column, February 1992 - March 1993
14 Reader Feedback to Quammen's “Natural Acts” Column, July 1990 - November 1991
15 “The Zolta Configuration”, Miscellaneous Tearsheets and Reviews, Correspondence, 1983-1995
16 “Natural Acts”, Schocken Books Promotional Materials, Announcements, Correspondence, Notes, 1985
17 “Flight of the Iguana”, Miscellaneous Tearsheets, Reviews, and Correspondence, 1988-1989
18 “Flight of the Iguana”, Business Correspondence and Contracts, 1987-1996
19 “The Soul of Viktor Tronko”, Miscellaneous Tearsheets, Reviews, and Correspondence, 1987
20 “The Soul of Viktor Tronko”, Correspondence and Contracts, 1986-1995
21 “Blood Line: Stories of Fathers and Sons”, Business Correspondence, Contracts, Reviews, 1986-1997
22 “Blood Line: Stories of Fathers and Sons”, Miscellaneous Tearsheets, Reviews, and Correspondence, 1988
23 “Flight of the Iguana”, Business Correspondence, Contracts, Reviews, 1986-1989
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23 1 “Natural Acts”, Business Correspondence, Royalty Statements, Contracts, Reviews, 1984-1996
2 “Natural Acts”, Business Correspondence, 1991-1993
3 Business Correspondence, Contracts, Legal Concerns With Doubleday, 1991-1992



 

Literary Production

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23 4 “Murder in Madagascar”, Manuscripts, Script, 1989-1993



 

Research Materials

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23 5 “Natural Acts”, Miscellaneous Research Materials, 1981-1985
6 “Natural Acts”, Miscellaneous Research Materials, 1985-1987
7 “Natural Acts”, Miscellaneous Research Materials, 1987-1990
8 “Natural Acts”, Miscellaneous Research Materials, 1990-1991
9 “Natural Acts”, Miscellaneous Research Materials, 1991-1995



 

Photographs

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23 10 Black-and-White Photographs, Color Photographs, Slides, 1982-1996



 

Literary Production

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23 11 “The Dope on Eggs”, Manuscripts, 1987
12 “Limelight”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1995
13 “Limelight”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1993
14 “Rethinking the Lawn”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1994
15 “Half-Blinded Poets and Birds”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1989
16 “Palpating the Tumor”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1992
17 “You Can Run”, Manuscripts, Draft, 1994
18 “Strawberries Under Ice”, Outlines and Notes, 1993-1994



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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24 1 Research Materials, Correspondence, Tearsheets, Grizzly Bears, September 1991-1994



 

Business Correspondence

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24 2 Grizzly Piece for Rocky Mountain Issue of “GEO” Magazine (Germany), 1993-1994



 

Literary Production

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24 3 Two Copies of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's “Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan”, 1982-1992



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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24 4 Responses to and Criticisms of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's “Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan”, 1991-1995



 

Research Materials

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24 5 Grizzly Bears, Copies of “Yellowstone Grizzly Journal” and Manuscript of Quammen's Interview with French, Steve, 1989-1993
6 The Grizzly Bear, 1993



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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24 7 Quammen's Bibliography of Materials, Grizzly Bears, 1970-1992



 

Research Materials

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24 8 Bears, Including a Report on the Trade in Bears and Bear Parts in Asia, November 1993, 1990-1991



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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24 9 “Island of the Bear”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Correspondence, Notes for “Audubon” Magazine Article, September 1994, 1993-1995
10 “The Big Goodbye”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, Correspondence (for “Outside” Magazine), the Last Quaternary Extinction, Undated
11 “Love's Martyr's”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, Correspondence (for “Outside” Magazine), Semelparity, 1983
12 “Wherein Whisperin' Jack Goes Hungry But Helps Solve a Riddle”, “Ozymandias in New Mexico”, “The Wonders of Blubber”, “The Lives of Eugene Marias”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, Correspondence (for “Outside” Magazine), 1981-1984
13 “The Lives of Eugene Marias”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, Correspondence (for “Outside” Magazine), Eugene Marias, 1981
14 “Rumors of a Snake”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, Correspondence (for “Outside” Magazine), the Anaconda, 1984
15 “The Widow Knows”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, Correspondence (for “Outside” Magazine), the Black Widow Spider, 1987
16 “Homage to Bangi Bhale”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, Correspondence (for “Outside” Magazine), the Bengal Tiger, 1984
17 “A Deathly Chill”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, Correspondence (for “Outside” Magazine), Hypothermia, 1982
18 “Murder in Madagascar”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, Correspondence (for “Sports Illustrated” Magazine), Bedo Joseph, September 1989, 1988-1990
19 “Oppenheimer's Axiom and the H-Bomb”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, Correspondence, the Development of the Hydrogen Bomb, 1980-1981
20 Book Review Manuscripts by Quammen, Written for the “New York Times” Book Review and “Pacific Northwest” Magazine, 1980-1982
21 “Yin and Yang in the Tularosa Basin”, Manuscripts, Notes, Correspondence (for “Audubon” Magazine), Tularosa Basin of New Mexico, 1983-1984
22 “Mercedes-Benz - The Poseidon Shales”, Manuscripts, Notes, Correspondence (for “Mercedes” Magazine, Later Collected into “The Flight of the Iguana” Book), Hauff Museum of Paleontology, 1987
23 “Love and Knowledge at Point Pelee”, Manuscripts, Notes, Correspondence (for “National Geographic Traveler” Magazine), Canada's Point Pelee National Park, 1986
24 Articles By and About Scientist Jack Horner, Plus Interview Notes, Dinosaurs, 1970-1986
25 “The Excavation of Jack Horner”, Manuscripts, Notes, Correspondence (for “Esquire” Magazine), Dinosaurs, 1984
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25 1 Research Materials and Interview Transcripts (for “Audubon” Magazine), Water Rights in New Mexico, 1987-1988
2 Research Materials and Interview Transcripts (for “Audubon” Magazine), Water Rights in New Mexico, 1987-1988
3 Research Materials and Interview Transcripts (for “Rolling Stone” Magazine), Launch-control Officers (Later Included in “Wild Thoughts from Wild Places”), 1987



 

Correspondence

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25 4 Family Correspondence With Dr. Gregory J. Egan, Uncle Greg, 1981-1983



 

Computer Disk

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25 5 “Song of the Dodo”, Computer Disk of Quark Files and Tiffs of Placed Images, 1993



 

Literary Production

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25 6 “Song of the Dodo”, Bibliography, 1994



 

Correspondence

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25 7 “Song of the Dodo”, Author's Notes and Correspondence, 1994-1995
8 “Song of the Dodo”, Correspondence and Revision Notes, 1993-1995
9 “Song of the Dodo”, Correspondence and Notes, 1995-1996
10 “Song of the Dodo”, Correspondence, Notes and Outlines, Book Jacket, 1995-1996



 

Literary Production

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25 11 “Song of the Dodo”, Manuscripts, Draft of “Evitable Fate: Carl Jones and the Manuritius Kestrel”, 1987-1996



 

Research Materials

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25 12 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Borneo/Sarawak Rainforest Protection, 1986-1990



 

Literary Production

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25 13 “Song of the Dodo”, Scrap Paper, Undated



 

Research Materials

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25 14 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Biogeography Papers by Case, Ted, 1978-1997
15 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Biogeography Papers by Case, Ted, 1975-1989
16 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials of Biogeography Papers, 1945-1992
17 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials of Biogeography Papers, 1945-1992
18 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: the Concho Watersnake, 1986-1993
19 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Conservation Biology, 1985-1992
20 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Conservation Tactics, Undated



 

Literary Production

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25 21 “Song of the Dodo”, Notes, Undated



 

Correspondence

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25 22 “Song of the Dodo”, Correspondence re: Travels and Book, 1989-1990
23 “Song of the Dodo”, Correspondence re: Travels and Book, 1985-1996



 

Research Materials

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25 24 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials re: Darwin's Writings, [1991]
25 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials and Notes re: Diamond, Jared Essays, 1969-1987



 

Correspondence

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25 26 “Song of the Dodo”, Correspondence With Doubleday Publishers, 1988-1990
27 “Song of the Dodo”, Correspondence, Lecture Notes, and PR Materials, 1988-1991



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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25 28 “Song of the Dodo”, Lecture Notes and PR Materials, 1990-1991
29 “Song of the Dodo”, Lecture Notes, Correspondence, and PR Materials, 1990-1991



 

Literary Production

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25 30 “Song of the Dodo”, Copies of Biogeography Essays, Undated



 

Research Materials

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25 31 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1975-1987
32 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, Undated
33 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1990
34 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1967-1993
35 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1932-1997
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26 1 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1974-1996
2 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1967-1996
3 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1988-1995
4 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1988-1990
5 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1982-1991
6 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1966-1987
7 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1981-1990
8 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1947-1976
9 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Materials, 1974-1990



 

Literary Production

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26 10 “Time-and-Motion Study”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1988
11 “Impersonating Henry Thoreau”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1988
12 “The Cats That Fly By Themselves”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1993
13 “The Dope on Eggs”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1987
14 “Limits of Vision”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1991
15 “The Death of Art”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1990
16 “Spatula Theory”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1993
17 “Hard Parts”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1994
18 “Feeding the Holy Eel”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1989
19 “A Moveable Feast”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1990
20 “The Narcotics of Empire”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1994
21 “Rattlesnake Passion”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1990
22 “Phobia and Philia”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1994
23 “Certainty and Doubt in Baja”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1989
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27 1 “Up and Out”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1995
2 “Tropical Passengers”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1992
3 “Who Swims With the Tuna?”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1990



 

Research Materials

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27 4 Research Materials re: Kangaroos, 1990



 

Literary Production

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27 5 “One Man's Meat”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1989
6 “Local Bird Makes Good”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1994
7 “The Great Stinking Clue”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1992
8 “Gardening of Mars”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1988
9 “God's Weakness for Beetles”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1988
10 “Beast in the Mirror”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1993
11 “Either or Neither”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1995



 

Research Materials

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27 12 “Song of the Dodo”, the Null Hypothesis in Biogeographical Distribution, 1978-1984
13 “Song of the Dodo”, General Articles on Island Biography, 1987-1991
14 “Song of the Dodo”, Philippines Biology, 1928-1993
15 “Song of the Dodo”, Pleistocene Refuge Theory for South America, 1982
16 “Song of the Dodo”, Essays by Preston, F.W., 1948-1994
17 “Song of the Dodo”, Primates, 1988-1989
18 “Song of the Dodo”, Biogeographical Theory, 1969-1987
19 “Song of the Dodo”, Applied Biogeographical Theory and Ecology, 1976-1991
20 “Song of the Dodo”, the Ocelot and the Jaguarundi Cats of (Rio Grande), Texas, 1983-1991
21 “Song of the Dodo”, Essays by Simberloff, Daniel on Extinction Models, Conservation, and Ecology, (November 19, 1990), 1969-1988
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28 1 “Song of the Dodo”, Size of Wildlife Refuges, Sloss Debate, 1979-1989
2 “Song of the Dodo”, Essays by Soule, Michael, 1966-1993
3 “Song of the Dodo”, Species-area Relationships, 1921-1984
4 “Song of the Dodo”, the Aborigines of Tasmania, 1875-1990
5 “Song of the Dodo”, Tasmanian Tiger Sightings: Thylacine, 1981-1990
6 “Song of the Dodo”, Tasmanian Devils, Bettongs, Wombats, etc., 1970-1988
7 “Song of the Dodo”, Tasmanian Biogeography and Ecology, 1965-1974
8 “Song of the Dodo”, Tasmanian Forests, 1983



 

Correspondence

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28 9 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence and Travel Information, Tasmania, 1986-1989



 

Interview Transcripts

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28 10 “Song of the Dodo”, Transcripts of Interviews With Diamond, Jared, Beck, Bob, Bierregard, Rob, Case, Ted/Radkey, Ray, Fritts/McCoid/Rodda, Newmark, Bill, and Case, Ted, 1987-1992
11 “Song of the Dodo”, Transcripts of Interviews With Gilpin, Mike, Jones, Carl, Lovejoy, Tom, Hutchings, Roger, Laack, Linda, Mack, Andy/Wright-Mack, Deb, Maehr, David, and Merenlender, Adina, 1987-1990
12 “Song of the Dodo”, Transcripts of Interviews With Newmark, Bill, O'Connor, Sheila, Overdorff, David/Winslett, Michael, and Ryan, Jim, 1988-1989
13 “Song of the Dodo”, Transcripts of Interviews With Simberloff, Daniel, Soule, Michael, Salwasser, Hal, Setz, Elenore, Smith, Andrew, Stephenson, P.J., and Strier, Karen, 1988-1993
14 “Song of the Dodo”, Transcripts of Interviews With van Balen, Bas, Helvoort/Balen, Wilson, E.O., and Wright, Pat, 1989-1990



 

Research Materials

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28 15 “Song of the Dodo”, Giant Sea Tortoises of the Seychelles Islands, 1922-1983



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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28 16 “Song of the Dodo”, Business Correspondence, Visa Applications, Travel Details, Travels and Trips, 1988-1990



 

Research Materials

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28 17 “Song of the Dodo”, Population Viability Analysis (PVA), 1938-1991
18 Research Materials re: the Atlantic Reef Octopus, 1986



 

Literary Production

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28 19 “A Better Idea: Man and Cucumber Cope as They Can”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, and Correspondence, 1983
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29 1 “The Beautiful and the Damned: Genetics and Aesthetics in the Life of Dashing Animal”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, and Notes, [1985]



 

Research Materials

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29 2 Research Materials and Notes re: Condors, [1981]



 

Literary Production

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29 3 “Animal Rights and Beyond”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1984-1988
4 “Is Sex Necessary?”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1982
5 “Trout and Fly and Why”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1983



 

Research Materials

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29 6 Research Materials re: Zoologist Haeckel, Ernst, undated



 

Literary Production

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29 7 “The Tree People”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1983-1984
8 “Avatars of the Soul in Malaya”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1983-1984
9 “The Troubled Gaze of the Octopus”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1983-1984
10 “A Republic of Cockroaches”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1983
11 “Voices in the Wilderness”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1983
12 “Desert Sanitaire”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1983
13 “Wool of Bat”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, Undated
14 “Jeremy Bentham, the Pieta and a Precious Few Grayling”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1981-1982



 

Research Materials

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29 15 Research Materials re: Blubber and Thermal Temperature, Undated



 

Literary Production

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29 16 “The Last Bison”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1982



 

Research Materials

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29 17 Research Materials and Notes re: Parthenogenesis, 1982



 

Literary Production

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29 18 “Alias, Benowitz Shoe Repair”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Photographic Slides, Correspondence, and Notes, 1983
19 “Has Success Spoiled the Crow?”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1983
20 “The Man With the Metal Nose”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1983
21 “Sanctuary: William Faulkner and the Condor”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1982
22 “Sympathy for the Devil”, Manuscripts, Drafts, and Notes, Undated



 

Correspondence

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29 23 Business Correspondence, 1980-1982



 

Literary Production

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29 24 “The Bulldog and the Spaghetti”, Manuscripts, Business Correspondence, Contracts, and Notes, 1981
25 Book Review Manuscripts, 1979-1981



 

Correspondence

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29 26 Business Correspondence, 1979-1981



 

Literary Production

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29 27 “Bin of Water, River of Corn”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1983
28 “Fast-Water Sphinx”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1980
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30 1 “Blind Pigs and Acorns”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1980
2 “Portrait of an Indian Fighter”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Correspondence, and Notes, 1980



 

Correspondence

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30 3 Business Correspondence With “Montana” Magazine, 1980-1982



 

Literary Production

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30 4 Notes re: Montana Writers, Undated
5 “Nathan's Rime”, Manuscripts, 1982
6 “The Soul of Viktor Tronko”, Manuscripts, Notes, Corrections, Revisions, and Correspondence, 1986
7 “The Soul of Viktor Tronko”, Manuscripts, 1984-1986
8 “Teller Configuration”, Manuscripts, Notes, Summaries, and Outlines, 1980-1981



 

Correspondence

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30 9 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1980
10 Correspondence re: Quammen's “Genesis Award”, 1992
11 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1980-1981



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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30 12 “Big Machine”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Rhinoceroses, 1984
13 “The Same River Twice”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Stenothermal Waters, 1986
14 “Thinking About Earthworms”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Earthworms, 1986
15 “The Siphuncle”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), the Siphuncle Nautiloid, 1987
16 “Drinking the Desert Juices”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), the Papago Tribe of Arizona, 1986
17 “Tracking the Wily Gestalt”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Reading Animal Signs, 1986
18 “One Thing and Another”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Glacial Surges, 1985
19 “The Peacock's Tale”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Animal Coloring, 1984
20 “Island Getaway”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Insular Biogeography, 1985
21 “Crazy as a Screaming Turtle”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Earthquake Premonition Among Animals, 1984
22 “The Ontological Giraffe”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Giraffes, 1984
23 “The Descent of the Dog”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Dogs, 1985
24 “Selfhood and Spoon Worms”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight Of the Iguana” Book), Spoon Worms, 1985
25 “The Death Star”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Dinosaur Extinction, 1984
26 “See No Evil”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Scorpions, 1985
27 “Stalking the Gentle Piranha”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Piranhas, 1986
28 “The Face of a Spider”, a.k.a. “Faces Unlike Ours”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Black Widow Spiders, 1987
29 Business Expenses and Travel Documents, Galapagos Trip for “Outside” Magazine, 1986-1987
30 “The Flight of the Iguana”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), the Galapagos Islands, 1987
31 “Stranger Than Truth”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Cryptozoology, 1986
32 “Talk is Cheap”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Chimpanzees and Language, 1986
33 “Deep Thoughts”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Holes in the Earth, 1985
34 “Nasty Habits”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Insect Sex and Creation Theory, 1987
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31 1 “The Thing With Feathers”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Evolution of Birds, 1985
2 “Turnabout”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Carnivorous Plants, 1984
3 “Vox Populi” a.k.a. “The People's Choice”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected In “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Kellert, S.R. Report on Animals and Human Society, 1984
4 “The Lonesome Ape”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Orangutans, 1987
5 “Provide, Provide”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), AIA Hypothesis and Global Evolution, 1985
6 “Mercedes-Benz - The Poseidon Shales”, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Mercedes” Magazine, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Hauff Museum of Paleontology, 1987
7 “Agony in the Garden”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Starfish, 1986
8 “Icebreaker”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Russian Whaling Industry, 1985
9 “The Conceptual Wolf”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Wolves, 1986
10 “Street Trees”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Urban Trees, 1987
11 “Swamp Odyssey”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Correspondence, Notes (for “Outside” Article, Later Collected in “Flight of the Iguana” Book), Okefenokee, 1985



 

Research Materials

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31 12 Notes on Viktor Temkin and Viktor Tronko, Notebooks, 1985-1986
13 “Song of the Dodo”, Adaptive Radiation Among Birds, 1998
14 “Song of the Dodo”, Tortoises on the Aldabra Atoll, 1998
15 “Song of the Dodo”, Seychelles Travel Information, 1998
16 “Song of the Dodo”, Applied Biogeography, 1998
17 “Song of the Dodo”, Indonesia/Aru Islands Travel Information, 1993
18 “Song of the Dodo”, Aru Islands, 1998
19 “Song of the Dodo”, Australian Animals, 1998
20 “Song of the Dodo”, Bali Starling and Bali Myna Birds, 1998
21 “Song of the Dodo”, Lombok, Bali Tigers, 1998
22 “Song of the Dodo”, Barro Colorado Island, Panama, 1998
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32 1 “Song of the Dodo”, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (Amazon), Key Sources Used December, 1992
2 “Song of the Dodo”, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (Amazon) and Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems, D. Q. Visit, November 1989 - October 1990
3 “Song of the Dodo”, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (Amazon), Project Reports, 1987-1994
4 “Song of the Dodo”, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (Amazon), Lovejoy, T.E. Materials, 1988
5 “Song of the Dodo”, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (Amazon), Lovejoy, T.E., Plus Quammen's Essay on Lovejoy “Outsider of the Year” - “The Man Who Commutes to the Amazon”, 1988
6 “Song of the Dodo”, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (Amazon), Including Drafts of Quammen's Essay “The Hedgehog of the Amazon”, Harper's Piece, 1987-1988
7 “Song of the Dodo”, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (Amazon), Outside Sources, 1982-1987
8 “Song of the Dodo”, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (Amazon), Travel Documents, 1989
9 “Song of the Dodo”, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (Amazon) and Primate Species, Pithecia, 1969-1990
10 “Song of the Dodo”, Biodiversity Studies, 1986



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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32 11 “Song of the Dodo”, Early Loose Notes and Chapter Outline, 1989-1992



 

Correspondence

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32 12 “Song of the Dodo”, Book, Prospectus and Publisher Correspondence, 1987-1989
13 “Song of the Dodo”, Prospectus and Publisher Correspondence, 1990-1994



 

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32 14 “Song of the Dodo”, Drafts of Acknowledgements Page and Correspondence, 1993
15 “Song of the Dodo”, Loose Back Notes, Chapter Outlines, etc., 1989-1994
16 “Song of the Dodo”, Address Lists, Correspondence, Reviewers Copies, Complimentary Copies, and Promotion, 1989-1996



 

Correspondence

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32 17 “Song of the Dodo”, Publisher Correspondence, Re-Auction, March 1990 - October 1990



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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32 18 “Song of the Dodo”, Expert-Corrected Chapters and Correspondence, Drafts of Certain Sections Requiring Corrections, 1992-1995
19 “Song of the Dodo”, Loose Notes, Revisions; Area Diversity Patterns, 1990-1994



 

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32 20 “Song of the Dodo”, Drafts of Bibliography, 1989-1995



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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32 21 “Song of the Dodo”, Notes and Layouts of Illustrations, Design Motifs (Book), Outlines, Correspondence, Maps, Figures, 1995



 

Literary Production

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32 22 “Fugitive Colors”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Notes, and Correspondence, 1995-1997



 

Correspondence

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32 23 “Fugitive Colors”, Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1994-1997



 

Literary Production

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32 24 “Grabbing the Loop”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1995



 

Research Materials

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33 1 “Grabbing the Loop”, Research Materials and Notes, 1995



 

Correspondence

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33 2 “Grabbing the Loop”, Business Correspondence, 1995



 

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33 3 “The Big Turn”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1995
4 “A Different Turn of Mind”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1994
5 “Time and Tide on the Ocoee River”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1993
6 “Spelius Rides the Waves”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1993
7 “Everything and the Sink”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1993
8 “War Stories of a Peaceable Man”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1991
9 “The Year of Snowball”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1991
10 “The Year of Snowball”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1991
11 “The Elusive Creatures of Madagascar”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1990
12 “Currawong Moor”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1989-1990
13 “Strawberries Under Ice”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1988
14 “Earth First! Comes to Trial and Tribulation”, Manuscripts, Drafts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1990
15 “Earth First! Comes to Trial and Tribulation”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1987-1990



 

Correspondence

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33 16 “Earth First! Comes to Trial and Tribulation”, Business Correspondence, 1990



 

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33 17 “In a Room With Gorillas”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1988
18 “The Force of Man and Horse”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1988
19 “Portrait of a Vanished Snake”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1988
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34 1 “Death and Poetry”, Manuscripts, Research Materials, Notes, and Correspondence, 1988



 

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34 2 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Journal Covering Travels in Mauritius, Madagascar, and Guam, 1988-1989
3 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Journal Covering Travels in Mauritius, Madagascar, Laguna Atascosa, Queensland, and Tasmania, 1989-1990
4 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Journal Covering Travels in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the United States, 1990
5 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Journal Covering Travels in Brazil, 1990
6 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Journal Covering Travels in Indonesia, 1992-1993
7 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Journal Covering Travels in Indonesia, 1993
8 “Song of the Dodo”, Research Journal Covering Travels in Texas, 1990



 

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34 9 “Song of the Dodo”, Notes and Brainstorming, 1991-1993
10 “Song of the Dodo”, Notebook Containing Source Material, 1989-1992
11 “Song of the Dodo”, Notebook Containing Source Material, 1990-1991
12 “Song of the Dodo”, Notes From an Interview With Soule, Michael, 1990
13 “Faulkner's Delta”, Journal, 1997
14 Reviews Written by Quammen, David, 1979-1982
15 “Natural Acts”, Series of Articles for “Outside” Magazine and Miscellaneous Pieces, 1981-1995
16 Reviews Written by Quammen, David, 1981-1984
17 Reviews Written by Quammen, David, 1983-1987
18 Reviews and Articles Written by Quammen, David, 1979-1985
19 Article for “Rolling Stone” With Feature on America's Minutemen Missiles and Magazine Articles, 1987-1998
20 “The New York Times” Book Reviews, 1984-1998



 

Correspondence

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34 21 Correspondence From Letters, 1981



 

Miscellaneous Materials

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35 1 Fourteen Working Calendars, Delineating How Quammen Spent His Time, 1985-1998
2 Photo From American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1996