Gordon S. Barrett papers, 1913-1957  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Barrett, Gordon S.
Gordon S. Barrett papers
1913-1957 (inclusive)
1933-1954 (bulk)
1.33 cubic feet (one box, one oversize volume)
Collection Number
2401 (Accession No. 2401-001)
Papers of a log scaler, Bellingham, Washington regarding standards for log scaling
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Mr. Barrett was a log scaler in Bellingham before he joined the Puget Sound Log Scaling and Grading Bureau in 1921. As manager of the Bureau, he developed standards for log scaling, first on Puget Sound and then regionally, working with the federal government during World War II.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, photographs, log grading rules and instructions, writings, reports, circulars, minutes, log record book, 1913-1957 (bulk 1933-54).

These papers primarily document standards for log scaling.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Forests and forestry--Measurement
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Timber--Grading
  • Personal Names :
  • Barrett, Gordon S.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Kane & Harcus Company
  • Pacific Northwest Loggers Association
  • Puget Sound Log Scaling and Grading Bureau
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Kane & Harcus Company (creator)
    • Northwest Log Checking Bureau (creator)
    • United States. Dept. of Agriculture (creator)
    • United States. Forest Service. Northwest Rules Advisory Committee (creator)
    • United States. Office of Price Administration (creator)