[permaculture] Need suggestions for a new home in a library in the southern U.S. for a world-class collection of books and periodicals on nitrogen fixing trees.

Thomas Allen thallen at nwlink.com
Mon Mar 30 13:21:56 EDT 2009


Would it work to have the permaculture library in Aust. make it  
available? I've gotten some out-of-print things from them. Perhaps it  
could be scanned here and the electronic files sent to them.

--Tom Allen

On Mar 28, 2009, at 7:36 PM, Lawrence F. London, Jr. wrote:

>
> Followup to Chrys Ostrander's post a short while ago:
>
> Need suggestions for a new home in a library in the U.S. southern  
> states for a world-class collection of books and
> periodicals on nitrogen fixing trees.
> -
> Keith Johnson (Permaculture Activist magazine) and I are working on  
> finding a new home in an endowed, institutional
> library in the South East/Central/West U.S.A. for a friend's  
> (ecologist, market farmer and fellow permaculture list
> member) world class library of periodicals, pamphlets and books on  
> the topic of nitrogen fixing trees. Ideally this
> lifetime collection of primary publications should go to a botany,  
> horticulture, ecology or agricultural library in an
> educational institution in one of the states with a southern  
> climate, from California to Florida. We have been thinking
> about libraries at: The Department of Ecology, University of  
> Georgia at Athens, the University of Florida at Gainsville
> (Howard Odum taught at both of these schools) and the D.H. Hill  
> Library at N.C. State University at Raleigh, NC (which
> has an ongoing book preservation program). Would the NAL or NAL- 
> AFSIC be interested in a donation of this material?
>
> I think that it represents about 100 pounds of materials. Packaging  
> and shipping costs would need to be covered by the
> recipient. It is conceivable that the collection could be divided  
> amongst several libraries.
>
> We would welcome any suggestions.
>
> Please contact:
>
> Lawrence London   lflj at intrex.net or lflj at bellsouth.net  919  
> 260 3030
> or
> Keith Johnson  keithdj at mindspring.com
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