Guide to the C. Floyd Jackson Research Files, 1930-1975
Collection number: UA 10/3/2
Size: 2 boxes
About C. Floyd Jackson
C. Floyd Jackson joined the university in 1908 as an assistant entomologist and
before retiring in 1952 served as assistant professor of zoology and entomology
professor, professor of zoology, chairman of the department and dean of the College
of Liberal Arts. He continued to do individual research and writing until his death
on January 27, 1970.
Professor Jackson was best known for the Isles of Shoals Marine Laboratory that he
established in 1928 and directed until World War II curtailed off-shore activity.
The interdisciplinary Jackson Estuarine Laboratory on Great Bay was named in his
honor in 1970.
Jackson was a member and officer of numerous honorary and professional societies. He
was technical advisor, member and executive committeeman of the Atlantic State
Marine Fisheries Commission; was a consultant biologist for the Seacoast Improvement
Board and the Seacoast Regional Development Association; was a consultant for the
N.H. Water Pollution Commission; and was a member of the Governor’s Advisory
Committee on Sea and Shore Fisheries.
About the C. Floyd Jackson research files
This collection contains notes and correspondence from several different research
projects. Much of it concerns his survey work done for the Great Bay authority and
the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries. There are surveys of the Oyster River
conducted by students in his Zoology 72 class. It also includes some of his early
manuscript on the description of the mammals he collected on his trips to Labrador,
Canada and information on the Isles of Shoals.
This collection is open.
Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as
stipulated by United States copyright law.
[Identification of item], C. Floyd Jackson Research Files, 1930-1975, UA 10/3/2,
Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library,
Durham, NH, USA.
These files were a gift from Arthur C. Matheson, received June 2010.
The Fishes of the Northwest Atlantic (drafts), by C. Floyd Jackson UA 22/50 and
Collection Trips Scrapbook UA 22/51.
Arranged by subject.
|Box 1, Folder 1||1939||Development of the Great Bay Area|
|Box 1, Folder 2||1939||Photos of the Great Bay Area, by John F. Brock|
|Box 1, Folder 3||1943-1944||Notes: Biological Survey of Great Bay|
|Box 1, Folder 4||1943||Report of a survey of shellfish growing waters in Great Bay and the
|Box 1, Folder 5||Outline: Survey of Great Bay, undated|
|Box 1, Folder 6||Text manuscript on various mammals, species descriptions,
|Box 1, Folder 7||Text manuscript on various mammals, species descriptions,
|Box 1, Folder 8||1938||Notes on the mammals of Southern Labrador|
|Box 1, Folder 9||1930||Maps, Canada and the St. Lawrence River|
|Box 1, Folder 10||1938||Notes on the mammals of Labrador|
|Box 2, Folder 1||1944||Correspondence, Report of utilization of Marine resources|
|Box 2, Folder 2||Lecture notes: Potentialities of Great Bay|
|Box 2, Folder 3||1948||Atlantic States marine fisheries: Sub-committee of lobster
|Box 2, Folder 4||1870-1975||Sales records of Great Bay fish|
|Box 2, Folder 5||1960||Status of Great Bay compared to 1944|
|Box 2, Folder 6||1949||Student field work reports (Zoology 72): Surveys of the Oyster
|Box 2, Folder 7||1944||A Biological Survey of Great Bay, New Hampshire. by the Marine
|Box 2, Folder 8||1945-1950||C. Floyd Jackson, speaking engagements|
|Box 2, Folder 9||Note cards, History and Legends of the Isles of Shoals (CFJ
|Box 2, Folder 10||History and Legends of the Isles of Shoals (CFJ files)|
|Box 2, Folder 11||1930s||Articles on the Shoals Marine Lab program, by C. Floyd
|Box 2, Folder 12||1950-1959||Newspaper articles on the Isles of Shoals|
|Box 2, Folder 13||1910||Oceanic Hotel Brochure and ephemera|
|Box 2, Folder 14||1910||Isles of Shoals Historical Souvenir|