Chip Ward papers, 1968-2004  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Ward, Chip
Title
Chip Ward papers
Dates
1968-2004 (inclusive)
Quantity
11.5 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn2303
Summary
The Chip Ward papers (1968-2004) consists of correspondence and other materials relating to the incineration of chemical weapons and the militaries involvement. This collection also includes drafts of Ward's books, including Canaries on the Rim: Living Downwind in the West and Hope's Horizon: Three Visions for Healing the American Land. Chip Ward was a former teacher, reporter, resort manager, and guest ranch operator. He is currently the Assistant Director for the Salt Lake City Public Library System. Ward is the co-founder of West Desert HEAL, co-founder of Families Against Incinerator Risk (FAIR), co-founder of Citizens Against Chlorine Contamination, and co-founder of HEAL Utah and is currently on the advisory board.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Chip Ward recieved his B.A. from Tufts University in 1971. We went on to recieve his M.L.I.S. form Brigham Young University in 1993. He was a former teacher, reporter, resort manager, and guest ranch operator. He is currently the Assistant Director for the Salt Lake City Public Library System. Ward is the co-founder of West Desert HEAL, co-founder of Families Against Incinerator Risk (FAIR), co-founder of Citizens Against Chlorine Contamination, and co-founder of HEAL Utah and is currently on the advisory board. Ward has also written two books entitled Canaries on the Rim: Living Downwind in the West (1999) and Hope's Horizon: Three Visions for Healing the American Land (2004).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Chip Ward papers (1968-2004) consists of correspondence and other materials relating to the incineration of chemical weapons and the militaries involvement. This collection also includes drafts of Ward's books, including Canaries on the Rim: Living Downwind in the West and Hope's Horizon: Three Visions for Healing the American Land.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Chip Ward papers, Accn 2303, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: Accn 2303.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Book FilesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1-2
Militarization of the West
1988-1999
1 3
Articles
1994-1998
1 4-5
West Desert Issues
1994-1996
1 6
Addicted Traumatized Amnesiacs...Find Their Way Home
1994-1998
1 7
Kissing the Army's Ass
19994-1999
1 8
Boiling Frogs files
1995-1999
2 1
How To Be an Air Hugging Lunatic for Gaia
1996-1997
2 2
Myth of Doing Nothing and What To Do About It
1996-1998
2 3
The Cow That Got Stuck in the Chimney
1997-1998
2 4-5
Breakfast Cereal for Two-Headed Babies
1997-1998
2 6
Grasshopper Notes
1997
2 7
Agents/Publishers
1998
2 8
Book Writings and Notes
1998
2 9
I Used to Stomp on Grasshoppers But Oysters Made Me Stop, Copy
1998
3 1
Landing on the Rim of the Great Basin
1998
3 2
Landing Under a Sleeping Rainbow
1998
3 3
MX Marks the Spot
1998
3 4
Betting the Ranch at the Nuclear Casino
1999
3 5
Storming the Castle of the Invisible Ego-Thug
1999
3 6
Cowboys in Gas Masks Find a Damn Good Place to Dump Used Razor Blades
3 7
Humble Visions: Making Habitats Whole
3 8
Fluid Creatures
3 9
Miscellaneous
1996
3 10
Presentation Notes, Book Talks
1999-2001
3 11
Reconnection: Keeping Track of Deer Guts n' Cat Scat
2002
3 12
Flash Floods: Driven by Unquenchable Thirst Into the Path of Danger
4
Canaries on the Rim: Living Downward in the West, Book Files
1999
5
Canaries on the Rim: Living Downward in the West, Book Files
2000-2002
Folder
5 1
Book Talk
2000-2002

Chemical Weapons Working Group (CWWG)Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
6 1
Army
1988-1999
6 2
Chemical Demilitarization Program
1992
6 3-4
Incinerators
1992-1997
6 5
Hazardous Waste News
1993
6 6
Disposal
1993-1994
6 7
General
7 1
Chemical Weapons Disposal
1993-1996
7 2
Term Project
1994
7 3
Incineration of Chemical Weapons
1994-1995
7 4-5
Correspondence
1994-1996
7 6
Incinerator files
1994-1996
7 7
Supercritical Water Oxication Reports
1994-1996
7 8
Press Releases
1994-1997
7 9
Correspondence
1995-1997
8 1
Chemical Weapons Disposal
1995-1997
8 2
Chemical Demilitarization Program
1996-1999
8 3
Tooele
1997
8 4
Chemical Weapons Disposal
1998
8 5
Action for Environmental Protection, National Study
1998
8 6
Conference Materials
1998
8 7
HEAL files
1996-1997
8 8
Incineration Myths vs Alternative Tech. Realities
1998
8 9
Disposal of Chemical Weapons
1999-2001
8 10
Whistleblower, Chemical Incineration
2000
8 11
Chemical Disposal Project
2001

Citizens Against Chlorine Contamination (CACC), 1994-1997Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
9 1
Communication Notes
9 2
Incinerator Lawsuit
9 3
Davis County Incinerator
9 4
General
1994-1997
9 5
Correspondence
1996
9 6
Technical and Government Documents
10 1
Ira Rennert
10 2
General
10 3-7
Magcorp/CACC

ConservationReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
11 1
Wilderness Conservation
1996-2002
11 2
Environment and Ecology Articles
11 3
Book Ideas
1997-2001
11 4
Rachel's Environment and Health Weekly
1998-1999
11 5
Conservation and Ecology
1998-2002
11 6
Conservation of Great Salt Lake Area
1999-2002
11 7
Flash Forward: Damned If You Do and Damned If You Don't, Draining Lake Powell
11 8
Sky Islands Wildlands Network
11 9
Tracking, Sue Morse, Kinglet
12 1
Articles on Wolves
2000-2002
12 2
Forest Fires and Logging
2000-2002
12 3
Forest Related
2000-2002
12 4
Buffalo Common
2001
12 5
Wildlands Projects Brochures
2001-2002
12 6
Conservation Brochures and Newletters
2001-2002
12 7
Articles on Coyotes
2001-2002
12 8
Articles related to Salmon Farming and Conservation
2001-2003
12 9
Glen Canyon and Utah Rivers
2001-2003
12 10
Keeping Track, Articles on Tracking Animals
2002
12 11
Written Notes
12 12
Wilderness Protection Related to Roads
2002-2003
12 13
Articles about Wilderness Laws in Utah
2003

CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
13 1
Mike Davis
1998-1999
13 2-3
Correspondence
1999-2001

Environmental IssuesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
14 1
Articles for the case against Incineration
14 2
Dioxins, Endocrine Disruptions
14 3
Cancer
14 4
Epidemiolgy
14 5
Humble Visionaries, Writings and Drafts related to the Draining of Lake Powell
14 6
RFID, Radio Frequency

Families Against Incinerator Risk (FAIR)Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
15 1
General
15 2
Early
15 3
Correspondence
1992-2000
15 4
Campaign
1997-1998
15 5
Articles and Clippings

Health IssuesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
16 1
Dugway and Health
1991-1998
16 2
Community Health Survey Data Sheets
1992-1996
16 3
Health Surveys Communications, Air Monitor
1992-1996
16 4
Toxic Substances and Disease Information
1992-1993
16 5
Breast Cancer
1993-1999
16 6-7
TAD and OB/OD
1994
16 8
Health Study Information to Chip
1994-1996
17 1
Military Environmental Issues
1994-1996
17 2
Health Survey, Handouts and Documents
1994-1997
17 3-4
Granstsville Community Health
1995-1996
17 5
Chemical Weapons Incinerator
1996
17 6
Gulf War Syndrome Information
1996
17 7
Health Study Responses #4
1996
17 8
Health Related Survey and Letters
1996
18 1-2
HEAL Newsletter, Smokeout
1996
18 3
Military and Gulf War Illness
1996-1997
18 4
Articles for Press Packets
1997
18 5
Breast Cancer, Canaries on the Rim Speech
1997-1998
19 1
Ward's Email Activism
1998
19 2
Smokeout II
1998
19 3
West Desert Articles, Deseret News
2001
19 4
Hand-outs
Container(s) Description Dates
Box
20
Hope's Horizon: Three Visions for Healing the American Land, Book files
2002-2004
21
Hope's Horizon: Three Visions for Healing the American Land, Book files
2004

Incinerator ResearchReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
22 1
Burning Desire: Why the Army Wants to Incinerate Nerve Gas, Research Files
1993-1996
22 2
Incinerators, EPA
2000
22 3-5
Clippings

Nuclear Waste IssuesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
23 1
Citizen's Handbook on Nuclear Attacks and Natural Disasters
1968
23 2
Nuclear Energy and Chernobyl
1991-2002
23 3
PFS, Skull Valley, Nuclear
1996-1998
23 4
Nuclear Power and Pwer Plant
1999-2003
23 5
Nuclear Waste Storage
2000-2001
23 6
Nuclear Waste Fact Sheets
2000-2002
23 7
Nuclear Waste Transportation
2000-2002
23 8
Nukes, Priority Reading
2000-2002
23 9
Articles, Proposed Yucca Mountain Nuclear Storage Site
2001-2002
23 10
Correspondence
2001-2003
24 1
Magazines Related to Alternative Evergy Sources
2002
24 2
Nuclear Notes
2002
24 3
Nuclear Related Research Articles
2002
24 4
Nuclear Waste Storage
2002-2003
24 5
Initiative One
2002-2003
24 6
Skull Valley and Nuclear Waste Storage
2002-2003
24 7
Envirocare
2002-2003
24 8
Downwinders
2003

Subject FilesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
25 1
Alliance for Nuclear Accountability
1998-1999
25 2
Articles
25 3
Assembled Chemical Weapon Assessment, Alternative Descriptions
1996-1998
25 4-5
Assembled Chemical Weapons Assessment, General
1997-2001
25 6
Assessment of Using Stockpile Disposal Facilities to Process Selected Non-Stockpile Chemical Material, Report
2000
25 7
Book Reviews
1996-1997
25 8
Calendar
2000
25 9
Chemical Pollutants Articles
1994-1998
25 10-11
Clippings
1999
26
Subject Files, E-M
1990-2001
27
Subject Files, N-W
1992-2001

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Environmentalism--Great Basin--History--20th century
  • Nature conservation--United States
  • Restoration ecology--United States
  • Personal Names :
  • Ward, Chip--Archives