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Arnold Arneson papers

Identifier: Ax 105

Scope and Contents note

The collection includes Arneson's official diaries, which report on his work as a forest ranger in the Tieton district in Washington, including such matters as trail building, fire fighting, timber sales, inspecting, and office work. Diaries span from 1922-1931 and 1941-1947. Also included is one folder of miscellaneous papers from 1920 to 1928 concering ranger duties.


  • 1922-1947


Conditions Governing Access note

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 note

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 note

Arnold Arneson lived from 1885 to 1957 and worked as a forest ranger in the Tieton district of Washington (State).


1 linear feet (2 containers) : 2 manuscript boxes

Language of Materials



Arnold Arneson was a forest ranger in the state of Washington's Tieton district. The collection comprises diaries from the 1920s and 1940s that describe his daily activities as a ranger, as well as miscellaneous papers from the 1920s regarding ranger duties.

Arrangement note

Collection is organized into the following series: Series I. Diaries; Series II. Papers.

Processing Information

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.

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Finding aid written in English.
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

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

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA