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George W. Ridgeway field diaries

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [A 103] 1
Identifier: A 103

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 16 field diaries dating from 1913 to 1914 describing Ridgeway's various surveying jobs in Oregon and Washington.


  • 1913-1914


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

George W. Ridgeway (1870-1939) worked as a surveyor for the United States Forest Service in District 6 (Pacific Northwest).


0.1 linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



Ridgeway worked as surveyor in District 6, U. S. Forest Service. The diaries describe jobs in Oregon and Washington.

Related Materials

Other collections of field diaries from Forest Service District 6 at Special Collections and University Archives include: Frederick W. Rase field diaries, A 102; Asher Ireland field diaries, A 060.

Physical Description

1 folder, including 16 pieces

Processing Information

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Guide to the George W. Ridgeway Field Diaries
Complete Description
University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team, Amanda Steele, and Chasmodai Cassidy
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA