Forest Industries Radio Communications (FIRC) records
Scope and Contents
The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, financial, general and annual reports, technical files, and periodicals, 1947-1961.
The collection includes minutes from the National Executive Committee (1947-1959), Western Division, and other general and membership meetings.
Correspondence files are organized by agency or organization title and often include notes, minutes, research and documents. Files include forest product, logging and lumber companies, the West Coast Lumberman's Association, Federal Communications Commission, other committees, as well as the Eastern, Lake States, and Southern Divisions of FIRC. Also available is correspondence with attorney's Hewes and Awalt (1947-1953).
Reports include the Secretary-Manager's Annual Reports (1935-1961), financial, and general reports.
Technical files include field manuals, regulations, frequency-sharing and related files.
Periodicals (1948-1959) consist of Radio Communication and Two-Way Transmission.
- National Forest Industries Communications (Organization)
- Forest Industries Radio Communications (Organization)
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
The Forest Industries Radio Communications (FIRC) organization coordinated radio communication in the lumber and forest products industries. The organization was formerly called the National Forest Industries Communications.
4.5 linear feet (3 containers)
Language of Materials
The Forest Industries Radio Communications (FIRC) organization coordinated radio communication in the lumber and forest products industries. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, financial, general and annual reports, technical files, and periodicals, 1947-1961.
Material within this collection may have little to no intellectual or physical arrangement. Any arrangement may have derived from the records' creators or custodians. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.
Other Finding Aids
Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.
3 record storage boxes
Collection processed by staff.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
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.
- Annual reports Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Communication in forestry -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Forest management -- United States -- Communication systems Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Forest products industry -- United States -- Communication systems Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Media and Communication Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Radio in fire prevention Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Reports Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Guide to the Forest Industries Radio Communications Records
- Complete Description
- Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Tanya Parlet.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English.
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).