Ernest Newsted Papers, 1948-1974  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Newsted, Ernest S.
Title
Ernest Newsted Papers
Dates
1948-1974 (inclusive)
1956-1969 (bulk)
Quantity
1.50 cubic feet, including 108 maps and 133 photographs, (2 boxes, including 1 oversize box, and 11 map folders)
Collection Number
MSS Newsted
Summary
The Ernest Newsted Papers consists of materials collected by Ernest Newsted (1909-2001), logging superintendent with Brooks-Scanlon in Bend, Oregon from the 1950s to the 1970s. In his role, he managed logging operations, including evaluating the quality of timber, creating tree harvesting plans, and researching logging equipment purchases.
Repository
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Special Collections and Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
97331-4501
Telephone: 541-737-2075
Fax: 541-737-8674
scarc@oregonstate.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Ernest Newsted (1909-2001) was born in Eureka, California and moved to Washington State, where he graduated from high school. In 1929, Newsted and Lenore Kaas were married. He was active in the Shriners, Masons, and with the International Executive Service Corps.

Newsted raised dairy cattle before beginning a career in logging on the Olympic Peninsula. In the mid-1950s, he became a logging superintendent with Brooks-Scanlon in Bend, Oregon. In his role, he managed logging operations, including evaluating the quality of timber, creating tree harvesting plans, and researching logging equipment purchases.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Ernest Newsted Papers consists of materials assembled by Newsted, primarily documenting his years as a logging manager at Brooks-Scanlon in the 1950s and 1960s. The collection includes timber sale auction announcements, maps, correspondence, memos, blueprints, equipment brochures, photographs and drawings. Monthly operating reports from Newsted’s time at Blue Mountain Mills are also included.

The photographs include snapshots of logging operations and equipment. Maps in the collection are related to timber sales and road construction, mainly in areas within the Deschutes National Forest.

The Ernest Newsted Collection includes 108 maps, 111 photographs and 22 negatives. Many of the maps are fragile and several photographs are damaged.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Ernest Newsted Papers (MSS Newsted), Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series 1:  Logging Districts, 1948-1968Return to Top

Series 1 consists of maps, auction notices and correspondence regarding timber sales near Bend, Oregon.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1.01
Bend District
Contains documents regarding West Wickiup and Ketchketch Butte, North Lookout Mountain, Wuski Butte, East Siah Butte and Lemish-Benchmark Butte. Includes 2 maps.
1957-1962
map-folder
1
Bend District
Contains maps of East Siah Butte, Lookout Mountain, Wuski Butte, Round Mountain, West Wickiup and Ketchketch Butte, West Sheridan Mountain, Wake Butte and Lemish-Benchmark Butte. Includes 12 maps.
1958-1964
2
Maps
Contains maps of Warm River, Dorrance Meadow and Swede Ridge. Includes 3 maps.
1965-1968
Box/Folder
1.02
Metolius District
Contains documents regarding Prairie Farm, Crook County, Grant County and Harney County. Includes 4 maps.
1963
2.01
Metolius District
Contains documents regarding private road construction. Includes 2 maps.
1962
map-folder
3
Metolius District
Contains maps of South Jack Lake, Black Butte, North Black Butte, Green Ridge, South Green Ridge and Dugout Lake. Includes 12 maps.
1956-1965
Box/Folder
1.03
Non-Operating Areas
Contains documents regarding Sink Creek and Canyon Creek. Includes 2 maps.
1959
map-folder
4
Non-Operating Areas
Contains maps of Black Butte, Cache Lake, Cache Mountain, Pole Creek, Upper Pole Creek, Lookout Mountain, Trout Creek, Sink Creek, Round Lake, Polytop, Bulb Farm, Cold Springs, Sanitam, Mouth Creek, Metolius River, Quartz Mountain and Prineville, Fort Rock and Cinder Cone. Includes 29 maps.
1957-1967
5
North of Bend
Contains maps of Bull Springs Tree Farm, Quartz Mountain, Browns Mountain, North Black Butte and Santiam-McKenzie. Includes 5 maps.
1961
Box/Folder
1.04
Sisters District
Contains documents regarding Black Pine Springs, Cache Lake and West Sheridan Mountain. Includes 4 maps.
1958-1960
2.02
Sisters District
Contains documents regarding Green Ridge. Includes 1 map.
1960
map-folder
6
Sisters District
Contains maps of Cache Mountain, Cache Lake, McKenzie, Black Pine Springs, Cache Creek, Sisters and LaPine. Includes 10 maps.
1948-1963
Box/Folder
1.05
South of Bend
Includes documents regarding Swede Ridge and Sink Creek. Includes 1 map.
1959
map-folder
7
South of Bend
Contains maps of Cache Lake, North Lookout Mountain, West Wickiup and Ketchketch Butte, Bend, West Sheridan Mountain, Round Mountain and East Siah Butte. Includes 9 maps.
1957-1964
Box/Folder
1.06
West of Bend
Contains maps of Aspen Butte and Long Butte and photographs of Paisley Mill. Includes 5 maps and 3 photographs.
1959
map-folder
8
West of Bend
Contains maps of Quartz Mountain, Polytop, Browns Mountain, Aspen Butte and Fort Rock. Includes 7 maps.
1956-1963

Series 2:  Logging Equipment, 1950-1974Return to Top

Series 2 includes brochures, drawings, photographs, reports and correspondence regarding logging equipment and operations.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
2.03
Blue Mountain Mills Operating Reports
1954-1955
1.07
Brooks-Scanlon Sawmill Studies
1956
1.08
Dierks Forests, Inc. Brochure
1967
1.09
Drivers Daily Log
circa 1960s
1.10
Field Notebooks
circa 1950s-1970s
2.04
Logging Equipment
circa 1960s
map-folder
9
Logging Equipment
1967-1968
Box/Folder
1.11
Logging Equipment Brochures
1964-1968
1.12
Logging Equipment Photographs
Includes 51 photographs, with 4 in poor condition.
circa 1960s
1.13
Logging Reference Books
1957-1969
1.14
Scott Corbett Delimber
Includes 16 photographs.
1968
1.15
Technical Drawings
circa 1960s
map-folder
10
Technical Drawings
circa 1960s
Box/Folder
1.16
Test Logs to Willamette Valley Mill Photographs
Includes 8 photographs.
circa 1960s
1.17
Tree Shears
1967-1969
map-folder
11
Tree Shears
1967-1968
Box/Folder
1.18
Tree Shears Photographs
Includes 21 photographs and 22 negatives.
1969

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Logging--Machinery.
  • Logging--Oregon.
  • Lumbering--Machinery--Oregon.
  • Lumbering--Oregon.
  • Timber--Oregon.
  • Corporate Names :
  • Brooks-Scanlon Lumber Company.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Maps (documents)
  • Photographic prints.