Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Rachel Carson (1907-1964)
MSA SC 3520-13561



"Carson, Prophet of Environment." The Baltimore Sun. March 4, 2007.

Carson, Rachel L. "Thought For Today." Baltimore Sun. December 28, 1951. ProQuest
    Historical Newspapers.

"Club Honors Ten American Authors." Baltimore Sun. May 12, 1954. ProQuest Historical

Cruger, Dorthea. "Object of Her Affection Is the Ocean." Washington Post. July 4, 1951.
    ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Fahrenthold, David A. "Rachel Carson Bill From Cardin on Hold; Okla. Senator Says She
    Stigmatized DDT." Washington Post. May 23, 2007. Met 2 Edition. Lexis Research System.

Furness, Stephen. "Carson play mixes poetry and science." Daily Times (Salisbury, MD). August
    23, 2007. Lexis Research System.

    Baltimore Sun. January 31, 2010. Lexis Research System.

"In Rachel Carson's Centennial Year: Why There Won't Be Another One Like Her." The Baltimore
    Sun. March 4, 2007.

Logomasini, Angela. "A deadly legacy; Rachel Carson on DDT." May 31, 2007. Lexis Research

Lott, Roger. "Book Review: Dismissing climate change skeptics." Washington Times. June 16,
    2010. Lexis Research System.

"Love, dread drove Carson." The Baltimore Sun, 22 April 2007.

"MARYLANDERS WIN GUGGENHEIM FUNDS: Fellowships To Miss Carson, Drs. Maxwell
    And Skutch." Baltimore Sun. April 16, 1951. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

"'Mother' of Environmentalism Celebrated." The Washington Post. March 7, 2007.

"Rachel Carson Award." Baltimore Sun. December 2, 1956. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

"Rachel Carson Dies of Cancer; 'Silent Spring' Author Was 56." New York Times. April 15, 1964.
    ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

"Rachel Carson's legacy." Washington Times. June 11, 2007. Lexis Research System.

Ramanathan, Lavanya. "Seeing Green on Screen." Washington Post. March 6, 2008. Regional
    Edition. Lexis Research System.

Roe, Dorothy. "Top Women In The News." Baltimore Sun. January 4, 1953. ProQuest Historical

Shulman, Seth. "Blowing smoke across the land." Washington Post. September 26, 2010. Bulldog
    Edition. Lexis Research System.

Summers, Eileen. "Rachel Carson Is Honored." Washington Post and Times Herald. June 23, 1956.
    ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

"TEN ARE ELECTED TO ARTS INSTITUTE: Authors, Critics, Sculptors, Painters and
    a Theologian Bring Membership to 245." New York Times. February 19, 1953. ProQuest
    Historical Newspapers.

"The CBS Report That Helped 'Silent Spring' Be Heard." The Washington Post, 21 March 2007.

"The environmentalists' epidemic; Malaria is being conquered with netting, faith and DDT."
    Washington Times. April 26, 2009. Lexis Research System.

Thompson, Barbara. "You May See Book Around." Washington Post and Times Herald.
    November 18, 1957. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Thomson, Candus. "MARYLAND'S CARSON A FORCE FOR NATURE." Baltimore Sun.
    May 27, 2007. Lexis Research System.

"Top Women Of 20th Century." The Morning Herald (Hagerstown, MD). May 24, 1965.
    ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

"What's Doing." Washington Post. April 17, 2009. Every Edition. Lexis Research System.

White, Jean M. "Rachel Carson Hints Industry Filters Facts." Washington Post and
    Times Herald. December 6, 1962. ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Winters, Wendi. "School of the week: Key School senior a champion for the environment."
    The Capital (Annapolis, MD). September 12, 2008. Lexis Research System.


"A Science Odyssey: People and Discoveries: Rachel Carson." PBS. (Accessed August 8, 2011).

Lear, Linda. "Rachel Carson: Biography."
    (Accessed August 8, 2011).

Lear, Linda. "Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature." Washington Post.
    (Accessed August 8, 2011).

Matthiessen, Peter. "Environmentalist RACHEL CARSON." TIME Magazine.,8816,990622,00.html (Accessed August 8, 2011).

"Rachel Carson: Timeline."
    (Accessed August 8, 2011).

The New York Times. "Rachel Carson: In Memoriam Rachel Carson." (Accessed August 8, 2011).


Brooks, Paul. The House of Life: Rachel Carson at Work. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.

Gartner, Carol B. Rachel Carson. New York: Ungar Publishing Co., 1983.

Hynes, H. Patricia. The Recurring Silent Spring. New York : Pergamon Press, 1989.

Lear, Linda. Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature. New York: H. Holt, 1997.

Lytle, Mark H. The Gentle Subversive : Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise
    of the Environmental Movement. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Matthiessen, Peter, ed. Courage for the Earth : Writers, Scientists, and Activists Celebrate
    the Life and Writing of Rachel Carson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007.

Quaratiello, Arlene R. Rachel Carson : a Biography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.

Sterling, Philip. Sea and Earth; the Life of Rachel Carson. New York, Crowell, 1970.


Carson, Rachel. The Edge of the Sea. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1955.

Carson, Rachel. The Sea Around Us. New York: Oxford University Press, 1951.

Carson, Rachel. The Sense of Wonder. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.

Carson, Rachel. Silent Spring. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962.

Carson, Rachel. Under the Sea-Wind. New York: Oxford University Press, 1941.

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