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Thomas H. Jukes materials concerning DDT, 1962-1999.
BANC MSS 2001/102 c box 1; BANC MSS 2001/102 c box 2; BANC MSS 2001/102 c box 3; BANC MSS 2001/102 c box 4; ...
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Title:

Thomas H. Jukes materials concerning DDT, 1962-1999

Creator/Contributor:

Jukes, Thomas H. (Thomas Hughes), 1906-1999, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Edwards, J. Gordon.

Abstract:

Chiefly copies of Jukes's correspondence, articles, speeches, and miscellaneous writings concerning his research and views regarding the use of pesticides, particularly DDT, which he sent to Prof. J. Gordon Edwards. Most of the materials have been annotated by both Jukes and Edwards; Edwards supplied all the folder headings, along with his editorial comments concerning the materials and issues discussed. Jukes and Edwards were staunch proponents of DDT, and these materials document their controversies with other scientists, environmentalists, environmental organizations, and editors of scientific journals, textbooks, and the popular press.

Date:

1962 (issued)

Subject:

Jukes, Thomas H. (Thomas Hughes) -- 1906-1999 -- Archives
Edwards, J. Gordon -- Archives
Carson, Rachel -- 1907-1964
Kaufman, Irving R. (Irving Robert) -- 1910-1992
University of California, Berkeley. -- Dept. of Integrative Biology.
National Audubon Society.
Environmental Defense Fund.
Sierra Club.
DDT (Insecticide)
Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- United States
Libel and slander -- United States -- Cases

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Thomas H. Jukes materials concerning DDT, BANC MSS 2001/102 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.
J. Gordon Edwards and Thomas H. Jukes sued the New York Times for libel in 1976 (Edwards v. National Audubon Society). The jury ruled in favor of Edwards and Jukes, but the verdict was overturned by Judge Irving Kaufman in 1977.

Type:

Faculty papers.

Physical Description:

print
5 boxes (2.1 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2001/102 c box 1
BANC MSS 2001/102 c box 2
BANC MSS 2001/102 c box 3
BANC MSS 2001/102 c box 4
BANC MSS 2001/102 c box 5
BANC MSS 2001/102 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.