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Fred Elijah Ames papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 104
Abstract

Fred Elijah Ames was a forester in Oregon. The collection contains his diaries, photographs, and reports.

Dates: 1892-1919

Smith C. Bartrum papers

 Collection — Folder: 1 (share clamshell)
Identifier: CB B286
Abstract

Smith C. Bartrum was an Oregon forest ranger who was involved in building trails, and who became the first Supervisor of the Umpqua National Forest. The collection (1899-1942) consists of Bartrum's autobiography, and also correspondence, monthly salary statements, and poetry.

Dates: 1899-1942

John Ray Bruckart papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 059
Abstract John Ray Bruckart (1887-1979) worked for the United States Forest Service, serving as supervisor of the Willamette National Forest in Oregon from 1938 to 1954. Bruckart was an expert on Douglas fir silviculture and management. Collection includes personal correspondence and general correspondence, including several letters from Oregon Senator Wayne Morse. Also included in the collection are Bruckart's writings on such topics as Douglas fir silviculture, "The Rise of Bureaucracy," and "The...
Dates: 1909-1971

Elbert Owen Colvin album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 473
Abstract

Collection is comprised of a single album containing over 200 black and white photographs documenting the experiences of Elbert Owen Colvin, who worked as a carpenter for the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the United States Forest Service during the early 1930's.

Dates: 1931-1936

Josiah Failing petition to the Board of County Commissioners

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1853 Aug 15
Abstract

Josiah Failing (1806-1877) was a businessman who became the fourth mayor of Portland in April of 1853. The collection consists of a petition to the Board of County Commissioners that they intervene on behalf of John Davis, a "destitute blind man".

Dates: 1853 August 15

Henry E. Haefner papers

 Collection — Folder: 1-3
Identifier: CB H118a
Abstract

Henry E. Haefner was a forester. The collection contains a copy of his recollections of working in Oregon as a forester from 1908 to 1953, including sixteen years in the Siskiyou National Forest.

Dates: 1909-1925

Asher Ireland field diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1-2 (shared box)
Identifier: A 060
Abstract

Asher Ireland was a forester in District 6 of the U. S. Forest Service. The collection (1914-1920) contains his field diaries describing his forestry work in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon.

Dates: 1914-1920

Robert C. Kelsay Forest Service diaries

 Collection
Identifier: A 212
Abstract

Robert C. Kelsay (1898-1954) worked for the U.S. Forest Service and was stationed at Oakridge, Oregon. The collection (1948-1954) contains twenty-one work diaries, mostly regarding road surveying and road building.

Dates: 1948-1954

Melvin Leroy Merritt papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 066
Abstract

The Melvin Leroy Merritt papers comprise family and professional material. The majority of the material focuses on Merritt's profession with the Forest Service, both in the United States and the Philippine Islands. The collection contains correspondence, private journals, as well as professional field diaries. In addition to Merritt's field journals, the collection also contains numerous field diaries of Juan Guthrie.

Dates: 1870-1952

Glenn E. Mitchell papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 158
Abstract

Glenn E. Mitchell (1888-1958) was game manager for the U. S. Forest Service, in Portland, Oregon. The collection (1940-1955) contains addresses, and manuscripts of articles on game management, as well as minutes of the Big Game Committee, and the Multnomah Anglers and Hunters Club.

Dates: 1940-1955

Adolph Nilsson Fiend diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1-3
Identifier: A 092
Abstract

Adolph Nilsson Fiend was a forester. His diaries describe his work for the U. S. Forest Service, District 6.

Dates: 1913-1927

USDA Forest Service photographs

 Collection — Box: 1, Prints
Identifier: PH 017
Abstract

The USDA Forest Service Photographs consist of 26 official Bureau of Forestry images documenting work projects and landscape in national forests of Oregon and Washington. It is of interest for its documentation of the early years of the organization and for the forests depicted.

Dates: 1901-1920