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William G. Wilson papers


William G. Wilson papers
Wilson, William G.
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85-25, 89-150, 99-52, 2000-181, 2002-153, 2004-141, 2006-159, 2007-124; 2008-35
57.50 linear feet
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University of Maryland
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

William G. (Bill) Wilson served as a librarian and lecturer in the University of Maryland College of Library and Information Services (CLIS) from 1972 until his retirement in 2001. In addition to his professional work, Wilson actively participated in numerous Maryland environmental organizations. His papers document both his career at CLIS and his interest and involvement in environmental activism. Materials related to the library primarily consist of correspondence, publications, committee files, and meeting minutes. A portion of the collection covers the activities of the CLIS Alumni Association between 1984 and 2006. The environmental materials document a range of organizations and topics such as environmental law, landfills, wetlands, natural resources, nature centers, water quality, the Chesapeake Bay, the Potomac River, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Wilson papers are unprocessed, but several preliminary inventories are available.

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