Forest History Society
The collection includes the report entitled Barkbeetle: Enemies of American Forests. Prepared by the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine of the United States Department of Agriculture in 1935, the report describes the problem of infestation of barkbeetles in California forests
Forest History Society
The collection includes a report from the United States Forest Service pictorially documenting an insect control campaign against the Engelmann Spruce Bark Beetle infestation at several national forests in 1950. Battle of the Beetles contains 29 black and white photographs taken by Leland J. Prater of the USDA Forest Service
Forest History Society
The collection includes a printed report of the activities at the Stuart Forest Nursery, Pollock, Louisiana (in the Kisatchie National Forest), prepared by M.A. Huberman, Junior Forester at the Stuart Forest Nursery around 1935. The Stuart nursery was staffed mainly by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers. The report was published by the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service and contains a description of the nursery and its operations. The report contains 175 pages with 100 photographic images
Forest History Society
Papers generated and collected by Alfred Cunningham. Includes correspondence from Cunningham to his sister while he was on a Biltmore Forest School field trip to Europe in 1910; correspondence written in the 1930s from German forester and former Biltmore Forest School director Carl Alwin Schenck to Alfred Cunningham; an undated death announcement for Carl Schenck's first wife Adele; and a marriage announcement for Schenck and his second wife Marie-Louise printed in 1932
Forest History Society
The collection contains materials compiled by Alfred P. Mustian during his research for the 1989 booklet he co-authored with Sharon S. Young, Impacts of National Forests on the Forest Resources of the South. Includes largely statistical information on twentieth-century forest management issues relating to national forests in the southern United States (Region 8 in the National Forest System). Much of the data is recorded in management plans for the various forests, but there are also a number of tables, papers, and reports containing statistical information, as well. Topics covered include: acreages; allowable cut and cutting methods; commercial and noncommercial forests; expenditures and investments; forest ownership; growth and yield rates; reforestation and regeneration; timber sales; timber stand improvement; timber supply and volume; and tree diseases and mortality rates
Forest History Society
The collection consists of four illustrated reports prepared by Allen Hodgson for the U.S. Forest Service. The series focused on the utilization of logging waste by logging companies and sawmills in the late 1920s and early 1930s, principally in the Douglas Fir region of Oregon and Washington
Forest History Society
The records contain minutes, mailings, memoranda, and other materials of the Board of Trustees; general correspondence; reading files, press releases, mailings; and other materials of various divisions and committees; reading files of Charles Alton Gillett, Managing Director (1947-1967); publicity materials and reports of the National 4-H Forestry Program; also includes photographs, AFC publications, phonograph records, motion picture films, and miscellaneous educational and public relations material
Forest History Society
The collection includes correspondence, articles, manuscript surveys and reports on forestry, newspaper clippings, and published material relating to the American Forestry Association. Includes studies and investigations, awards, directors' minutes, directors' correspondence, annual meetings, annual reports, elections, miscellaneous, Redwood National Park, and miscellaneous administration. There are few materials dating before 1900; the bulk of the collection dates from the 1930s-1960s. Among the prominent correspondents are William B. Greeley, Ovid Butler, Gifford Pinchot, and Samuel T. Dana. Additional accessions are expected
Forest History Society
Materials include minutes of meetings, technical releases, and technical papers from the Appalachian, Lake States, Northeastern, Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western Technical Divisions of the American Pulpwood Association. Also included are memoranda, meeting agendas and programs, organization directories and by-laws, and various annual, weekly, and monthly technical bulletins and reports
Forest History Society
The collection contains four photograph albums containing 257 chiefly black-and-white photographs (with a few color and photo postcards) taken or collected by American forester Arthur Bernard Recknagel. Album 1, entitled European Forest Photographs, October 1911 to September 1912 documents the year Recknagel spent in Europe (France, Austria, Germany) attending German forest schools Eberswalde and Tharandt. Albums 2 and 3 document his time as a professor of forestry at Cornell University in New York, particularly field trips taken by Cornell forestry students to South Carolina during the years 1928 to 1934. The images primarily depict students observing logging activities and forest management practices being used at that time in South Carolina. Album 4 documents a 1947 consulting job in southern British Columbia, Canada to determine differences between Engelmann and white spruce