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Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, audio tapes, and printed materials relating to the book ONLY ONE EARTH. The correspondence files are chiefly photocopies of letters and comments from the international committee, letters and memoranda of Jackson's staff and letters from Dubos to Jackson. There is one cataloged letter from Hubert H. Humphrey. The manuscript consists of numerous versions with corrections by the authors, the final edited manuscript for the publisher and printer and page proofs. Also, files relating to publicity, serial rights, and reviews for the book. In addition, there is an audio tape package (4 cassettes) entitled "The International Development Strategy: an In-depth Discussion" (Schloat Productions, 1973). A number of the panel members were Columbia University faculty members.
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This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Barbara Ward papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Jackson, Barbara Ward. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1973. Accession number--M-73.
Publications About Described Materials
Jackson, Barbara Ward, Lady. Only one earth; the care and maintenance of a small planet. New York : Norton, 1972.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.
2015-08-10 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Economist, Albert Schweitzer Professor of Economic Development, Columbia University, 1968-1973. Barbara Ward Jackson (Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth; Columbia University L.H.D., 1954) co-authored the book ONLY ONE EARTH; THE CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF A SMALL PLANET with bacteriologist, René Dubos. The book was commissioned by the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and was funded principally by Columbia University's Albert Schweitzer Chair. The authors had the assistance of an international committee of corresponding consultants consisting of 152 individuals from 58 countries.