Vincent J. Bellis Papers, 1968-1996, undated

Manuscript Collection #799

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Vincent J. Bellis Papers
    Creator: Bellis, Vincent J., 1938-
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Files (1971-1977) pertaining to the environmental impact of the Chicod Creek (North Carolina) channelization, including correspondence, affidavits, reports, notes, conference proceedings, and miscellany.Files (1971-1977) pertaining to the environmental impact of the Chicod Creek (North Carolina) channelization, including correspondence, affidavits, reports, notes, conference proceedings, and miscellany.
    Extent: 1.82 Cubic feet, 4 boxes, 3034 items,
  • Description
     

    The collection contains correspondence, affidavits, reports, notes, conference proceedings, programs, books, booklets, pamphlets, brochures, photographs, maps, diagrams and other miscellaneous materials regarding environmental studies, particularly those related to the stream channelization at Chicod Creek, NC. Organizations documented include North Carolina Academy of Science, Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. (NRDC), Institute for Coastal and Marine Resources (ICMR) at East Carolina University, Water Resources Research Institute of UNC, Pitt (County) Soil and Water Conservation, North Carolina Entomological Society and North Carolina Chemical Society.

    The collection contains correspondence, affidavits, reports, notes, conference proceedings, programs, books, booklets, pamphlets, brochures, photographs, maps, diagrams and other miscellaneous materials regarding environmental studies, particularly those related to the stream channelization at Chicod Creek, NC. Organizations documented include North Carolina Academy of Science, Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. (NRDC), Institute for Coastal and Marine Resources (ICMR) at East Carolina University, Water Resources Research Institute of UNC, Pitt (County) Soil and Water Conservation, North Carolina Entomological Society and North Carolina Chemical Society.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Professor Vincent J. Bellis, an aquatic biologist, was born in Penn Yan, New York. He earned both his BS and MS from North Carolina State University and his PhD from the University of Western Ontario. Bellis was an associate professor of Biology at East Carolina University from 1966 to 1998. He also served as Professor Emeritus at ECU from 1989 until 1998.

    Professor Vincent J. Bellis, an aquatic biologist, was born in Penn Yan, New York. He earned both his BS and MS from North Carolina State University and his PhD from the University of Western Ontario. Bellis was an associate professor of Biology at East Carolina University from 1966 to 1998. He also served as Professor Emeritus at ECU from 1989 until 1998.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    August 29, 2000, 1331 items; files pertaining to Chicod Creek (NC) channelization controversy including correspondence, affidavits, reports, notes, conference proceedings and miscellany. Donor: Dr. Vincent J. Bellis.

    March 7, 2001, (unprocessed addition 1), 1703 items, 0.870 cubic feet; files concerning the East Carolina University Institute for Coastal and Marine Resources, North Carolina Academey of Science, environmental studies, maritime forests, and coastal vegetation. Donor: Dr. Vincent J. Bellis.

    August 29, 2000, 1331 items; files pertaining to Chicod Creek (NC) channelization controversy including correspondence, affidavits, reports, notes, conference proceedings and miscellany.

    March 7, 2001, 1703 items; files concerning the East Carolina University Institute for Coastal and Marine Resources, North Carolina Academey of Science, environmental studies, maritime forests, and coastal vegetation.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Dr. Vincent J. Bellis
    Gift of Dr. Vincent J. Bellis

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Vincent J. Bellis Papers (#799), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Frances D. Hayden, May 9, 2002

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

    Processed by Frances D. Hayden, May 9, 2002

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

Container List

  • Stream Channelization and Chicod Creek
     

    • Box 1
       
      Conference Programs, 133 items, 1972
      Printed Materials, 169 items, 1971-1977
      Printed Materials, 104 items, 1971-1977
      Photographs, 58 items, 1972
      Correspondence with NRDC, 78 items, 1974-1975
      Printed Materials, 104 items, 1972-1978
  • Environmental Impact
     

    • Box 2
       
      Reports, 91 items, 1974
      Reports, 25 items, 1975
      Reports by NRDC, 91 items, 1974
      Reports, 84 items, 1974
      Reports: Chicod Creek Watershed Plan, 47 items, 1974
      Printed Materials, Watersheds, 69 items, 1969-1975
      Printed Materials, Wetlands, 69 items, 1970-1976
      Notes on Tar-Pamlico Eutrophication, 67 items, 1973-1978
      Legal Papers, 88 items, 1971-1975
      Reports: Hurricane Storm Surge, 32 items, 1996
      Reports: Biological Inventory, 122 items, 1984
  • Institute for Coastal and Marine Resources
     

    • Box 3
       
      Coastal Studies Course Proposals, 124 items, 1975-1976
      Coastal Studies Course Proposals, 34 items, 1973-1974
      Coastal Studies Course Proposals, 83 items, 1973-1974
      Coastal Studies Course Proposals, 45 items, 1972-1973
      Coastal Studies Course Proposals, 47 items, 1976
      Coastal Studies Course Proposals, 51 items, 1976
      Minutes, ICMR Advisory Committee, 146 items, 1972,1975
      Publications, Ecology of Cumberland Island (part 1), 165 items, 1975
      Publications, Ecology of Cumberland Island (part 2), 155 items, 1975
  • Maritime Vegetation.
     

    • Box 4
       
      Correspondence, North Carolina Academy of Science, 1968-1974
      Reports, Effects of Highway Construction (part 1), 101 items, 1981
      Reports, Effects of Highway Construction (part 1), 91 items, 1981
      Correspondence, Sierra Club, 52 items, 1974-1981
      Publications, Dunes and Maritime Forests, 124 items, 1989
      Publications, 90 items, 1976-1993
      Reports, National Park Service, 22 items, 1986
      Publications, Woody Vegetation on the Outer Banks, 140 items, 1979
      Reports, Sea Island Coastal Region of South Carolina and Georgia, 150 items, 1980
      Printed Materials, Protection of Maritime Forests, 16 items, 1990

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Container List

  • Stream Channelization and Chicod Creek
     

    • Box 1
       
      Conference Programs, 133 items, 1972
      Printed Materials, 169 items, 1971-1977
      Printed Materials, 104 items, 1971-1977
      Photographs, 58 items, 1972
      Correspondence with NRDC, 78 items, 1974-1975
      Printed Materials, 104 items, 1972-1978
  • Environmental Impact
     

    • Box 2
       
      Reports, 91 items, 1974
      Reports, 25 items, 1975
      Reports by NRDC, 91 items, 1974
      Reports, 84 items, 1974
      Reports: Chicod Creek Watershed Plan, 47 items, 1974
      Printed Materials, Watersheds, 69 items, 1969-1975
      Printed Materials, Wetlands, 69 items, 1970-1976
      Notes on Tar-Pamlico Eutrophication, 67 items, 1973-1978
      Legal Papers, 88 items, 1971-1975
      Reports: Hurricane Storm Surge, 32 items, 1996
      Reports: Biological Inventory, 122 items, 1984
  • Institute for Coastal and Marine Resources
     

    • Box 3
       
      Coastal Studies Course Proposals, 124 items, 1975-1976
      Coastal Studies Course Proposals, 34 items, 1973-1974
      Coastal Studies Course Proposals, 83 items, 1973-1974
      Coastal Studies Course Proposals, 45 items, 1972-1973
      Coastal Studies Course Proposals, 47 items, 1976
      Coastal Studies Course Proposals, 51 items, 1976
      Minutes, ICMR Advisory Committee, 146 items, 1972,1975
      Publications, Ecology of Cumberland Island (part 1), 165 items, 1975
      Publications, Ecology of Cumberland Island (part 2), 155 items, 1975
  • Maritime Vegetation.
     

    • Box 4
       
      Correspondence, North Carolina Academy of Science, 1968-1974
      Reports, Effects of Highway Construction (part 1), 101 items, 1981
      Reports, Effects of Highway Construction (part 1), 91 items, 1981
      Correspondence, Sierra Club, 52 items, 1974-1981
      Publications, Dunes and Maritime Forests, 124 items, 1989
      Publications, 90 items, 1976-1993
      Reports, National Park Service, 22 items, 1986
      Publications, Woody Vegetation on the Outer Banks, 140 items, 1979
      Reports, Sea Island Coastal Region of South Carolina and Georgia, 150 items, 1980
      Printed Materials, Protection of Maritime Forests, 16 items, 1990


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