The Resource Hastings Keith papers

Hastings Keith papers

Label
Hastings Keith papers, 1959-1972, 1984-1989
Title
Hastings Keith papers
Inclusive dates
1959-1972, 1984-1989
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Biographical and position papers of Massachusetts State Senator and U.S. Congressman Hastings Keith. Includes 10 folders on the Cape Cod National Seashore, including bills H.R. 5786, H.R. 989, introduced by Hasting Keith promoting the establishment of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Also included is an oral history transcript from the Library of Congress recording the major bills and achievements of this former congressman. Position Papers include the Tanker Disaster Act of 1967 and papers and correspondence concerning the controversial creation of a wildlife refuge on Monomoy Island the the debated Phase Down of the Otis Air Force Base. Other issues covered in Keith's papers include: Nantucket Sound Island Trust, Naushon Trust, Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, Penn Central Rail freight service shutdown and the Plymouth-Provincetown Celebration Committee. Included in this collection are photographs (38 items) dated 1967 related to Congressman Keith
Note
This collection is part of the Individual Manuscript Collection series of the W. B. Nickerson Cape Cod History Archives, Wilkens Library, Cape Cod Community College.
Biographical or historical data
The Honorable Hastings Keith, A Representative from Massachusetts, was born in Brockton, Mass., November 22, 1915. He was elected as a Republican to the 86th Congress and six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1973). Congressman Keith retired to his summer property in Bourne, Mass. During his time in Congress, Congressman Keith worked on Fisheries projects and was a co-sponsor of the Cape Cod National Seashore legislation.
Cataloging source
CPX
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1915-2005
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Keith, Hastings
Language note
Materials entirely in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Plymouth-Provincetown Celebration Commission
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  • Keith, Hastings
  • Keith family
  • Joseph, Stanley
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Nickerson, Joshua A
  • Alvin(Submarine)
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Committee
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Library of Congress
  • Oral history
  • Otis Air National Guard Base (Mass.)
  • Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony)
  • United States.
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Cape Cod National Seashore (Mass.)
  • Massachusetts
  • Monomoy Wilderness (Mass.)
  • Naushon Island (Mass.)
Label
Hastings Keith papers
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Finding aid is available on the Nickerson Archive website.
  • List of Nickerson Room finding aids is available on the Internet.
Extent
1 online resource (1 carton.)
Governing access note
No restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
These materials were deposited by Hasting Keith in 1973.
Organization method
Materials are arranged in two series. Series 1 contains biographical information on the Keith family. Series 2 contains position papers including Armed Services Committee; Cape Cod National Seashore (10 folders); Civil Works projects, 1965, 1967-1972; Fisheries and Wildlife Subcommittee, 1963-1971; Monomoy, 1964-1971 (13 folders).
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
This collection is open for research.
Label
Hastings Keith papers
Link
Publication
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Finding aid is available on the Nickerson Archive website.
  • List of Nickerson Room finding aids is available on the Internet.
Extent
1 online resource (1 carton.)
Governing access note
No restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
These materials were deposited by Hasting Keith in 1973.
Organization method
Materials are arranged in two series. Series 1 contains biographical information on the Keith family. Series 2 contains position papers including Armed Services Committee; Cape Cod National Seashore (10 folders); Civil Works projects, 1965, 1967-1972; Fisheries and Wildlife Subcommittee, 1963-1971; Monomoy, 1964-1971 (13 folders).
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
This collection is open for research.

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