Fred John Overly papers, 1935-1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Overly, Fred John
Title
Fred John Overly papers
Dates
1935-1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
2.63 cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection Number
2214
Summary
Papers of a federal official who worked for the National Park Service in several positions
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Fred John Overly was born in Sumner County Kansas in 1907 and earned both undergraduate and master's degrees in Forestry at the University of Washington. He worked for the National Park Service in a number of positions, including Forester, Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent at Olympic National Park. In 1963 Overly was appointed Regional Director of the U.S. Bureau of Outdoor Recreation in Seattle, Washington. He retired in 1971 and died in 1973.

As a career employee in the National Park Service, 1935-1963. Overly was superintendent of the Olympic National Park, 1952-1958, and of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 1958-1963; and with the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, Pacific Northwest Region, as Regional Director, 1963-1971.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, clippings, diary, testimony, speeches and writings, news releases, reports, photographs, and ephemera.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2214-001: Fred John Overly papers, 1935-1970Return to Top

2 cubic feet (5 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, clippings, diary, photographs, ephemera.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights retained by Mrs. Overly during her lifetime.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Mrs. Fred J. Overly, 11/26/1973.

Container(s) Description Dates
Series 1: Personal Papers
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 2214-001
Biographical or Historical Features
12 items
1/2 2214-001
Diary
1 item
1935-1936
1/3 2214-001
Address Book
1 item
1/4 2214-001
Memorabilia
13 items
1/5 2214-001
Photographs (unidentified)
1/6 2214-001
Miscellaneous
3 items
1/7-1/10 2214-001
Clippings
1953-1970
1/11 2214-001
Ephemera
Series 2: Olympic National Park
Box/Folder Accession
2/1 2214-001
Becker, (Mrs.) William Incoming Letters
1 item
undated
2/2 2214-001
Eastman (William A.) Construction Company Incoming Letters
13 items
1954-1955
2/2 2214-001
Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association Incoming Letters
1 item
1958
2/2 2214-001
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Incoming Letters
2 items
1958
2/3 2214-001
Jackson, Henry M. Incoming Letters
1 item
1958
2/4 2214-001
The Maryville-Alcoa Daily Times Incoming Letters
1 item
1958
2/4 2214-001
Olympic National Park Incoming Letters
1 item
1954
2/4 2214-001
Preston, John C. Incoming Letters
1 item
1958
2/4 2214-001
Peach (S. W.) & Son Incoming Letters
6 items
1954
2/5 2214-001
U.S. Bonneville Power Administration Incoming Letters
1 item
1958
2/5 2214-001
U.S. Interior Department Secretary Incoming Letters
1 item
1958
2/5 2214-001
U.S. National Park Service Incoming Letters
9 items
1955-1958
2/6 2214-001
Unidentified Incoming Letters
2 items
1956-1958
2/7-8 2214-001
Outgoing Letters
20 items
1952-1958
2/9 2214-001
General Correspondence
18 items
1952-1958
2/10 2214-001
Field Executives Management Conference
12 items
1958
2/11 2214-001
Legislation
4 items
2/12 2214-001
Financial Records including records of Rainier Area
14 items
1954-1958
2/13 2214-001
Financial Records and Photos including records of Rainier Area
3 items
1953
2/14 2214-001
Photos (of Rainier Area)
5 items
2/15 2214-001
Graphics
2 items
2/16 2214-001
Film
1 item
2/17 2214-001
Photographs of Overly
3 items
2/18 2214-001
Lists
4 items
2/19 2214-001
Ephemera
2/20 2214-001
Pamphlet
Series 3: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Box/Folder Accession
3/1 2214-001
Allbeighr, Horace Incoming Letters
1 item
1961
3/1 2214-001
Akina, Clem Incoming Letters
1 item
1962
3/2 2214-001
Baker, Howard H. Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
3/3 2214-001
Blythe, Dee C. Incoming Letters
2 items
1962
3/3 2214-001
Brehm, C. E. Incoming Letters
2 items
1960
3/3 2214-001
The Bremerton Sun Incoming Letters
1 item
1960
3/3 2214-001
Caain, Harold Incoming Letters
1 item
1961
3/3 2214-001
Chamber of Commerce, Atlinburg Incoming Letters
1 item
1961
3/3 2214-001
Downtown St. Louis, Inc. Incoming Letters
2 items
1962-1963
3/4 2214-001
Everett, Robert A. Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
3/5 2214-001
Gatlenburg, Tennessee Incoming Letters
2 items
1961-1963
3/5 2214-001
Gibson, Frye G. Incoming Letters
1 item
1962
3/5 2214-001
Goddard & Gamble Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
3/5 2214-001
Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
3/5 2214-001
Harrison, De Sales Incoming Letters
1 item
1958
3/5 2214-001
Isle of Wight County Council Incoming Letters
1 item
1962
3/6 2214-001
Jackson, Henry M. Incoming Letters
2 items
1959-1960
3/7 2214-001
Kefauver, Estes Incoming Letters
3 items
1959-1960
3/8 2214-001
The Knoxville News - Sentinel Incoming Letters
2 items
1963
3/8 2214-001
La Follette, V. L. Incoming Letters
1 item
1961
3/9 2214-001
North Carolina, Conservation and Development Department Incoming Letters
2 items
196 3
3/9 2214-001
North Carolina, Governor Incoming Letters
1 item
1960
3/10 2214-001
Patton, Mitchell Incoming Letters
1 item
1961
3/11 2214-001
Redding, Hugh S. Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
3/11 2214-001
Rotary Club of Knoxville Incoming Letters
1 item
1958
3/11 2214-001
Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
3/11 2214-001
The Stephens Press, Inc. Incoming Letters
1 item
1958
3/11 2214-001
Stick, R. Incoming Letters
1 item
1959
3/12 2214-001
Taylor, Roy A. Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
3/13 2214-001
Tennessee, Conservation Department Incoming Letters
1 item
1958
3/13 2214-001
Tennessee, Game and Fish Department Incoming Letters
2 items
1963
3/14 2214-001
Tennessee Eastern Lumber Co. Incoming Letters
1 item
1958
3/15 2214-001
U.S. Comptroller General Incoming Letters
1 item
1960
3/15 2214-001
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Incoming Letters
1 item
1961
3/16 2214-001
U.S. Forest Service Incoming Letters
3 items
1962-1963
3/17 2214-001
U.S. Interior Department Secretary Incoming Letters
1 item
1957
3/18 2214-001
U.S. National Park Service Incoming Letters
19 items
1958-1963
3/19 2214-001
U.S. Outdoor Recreation Bureau Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
3/20 2214-001
U.S. Public Lands Commission Incoming Letters
3 items
1960-1961
3/21 2214-001
U.S. Public Roads Department Incoming Letters
6 items
1961-1963
3/22 2214-001
Washington, Public Service Commission Incoming Letters
2 items
1960-1962
3/22 2214-001
Willis, James Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
3/23-3/27 2214-001
Outgoing Letters
98 items
1958-1963
3/28-3/31 2214-001
General Correspondence
42 items
1958-1963
3/32 2214-001
Minutes
1 item
1962
3/33 2214-001
Financial Records
1 item
1936-1963
3/34 2214-001
Reports
8 items
3/35 2214-001
Speeches and Writings
4 items
3/36 2214-001
Graphics
8 items
3/37 2214-001
Photographs of Project 9 A-1
4 items
3/38 2214-001
Photographs of Overly
2 items
3/39 2214-001
Photographs
2 items
3/40 2214-001
Ephemera
Series 4: Bureau of Outdoor Recreation
Box/Folder Accession
4/1 2214-001
Alaska Governor Incoming Letters
4 items
1965-1966
4/2 2214-001
Alaska Natural Resources Department Incoming Letters
2 items
1966-1970
4/2 2214-001
Anderson, Frank H. Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/2 2214-001
Brewer, Carson Incoming Letters
1 item
1965
4/3 2214-001
Cherberg, John A. Incoming Letters
2 items
1966-1967
4/4 2214-001
Convery, Fred R. Incoming Letters
1 item
1967
4/4 2214-001
Creek, Sylvia Incoming Letters
2 items
1966
4/4 2214-001
Development Research Associates, Inc. Incoming Letters
1 item
1969
4/4 2214-001
Durnerg, Marvin B. Incoming Letters
1 item
1968
4/4 2214-001
Erickson, Thomas E. Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/4 2214-001
Fontana Village Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
4/4 2214-001
Frome, Michael Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/4 2214-001
Gallagher, Sheridan Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/4 2214-001
Gatlinburg, Tennessee Mayor Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
4/4 2214-001
Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association Incoming Letters
2 items
1963
4/5 2214-001
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Incoming Letters
3 items
1963-1965
4/6 2214-001
Haas, John Incoming Letters
1 item
1968
4/6 2214-001
Halterman, Ed Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/6 2214-001
Hatcher, John B. Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/6 2214-001
Hodges, Luther H. Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/6 2214-001
Hope, James L. Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/7 2214-001
Idaho Governor Incoming Letters
2 items
1966-1971
4/8 2214-001
Idaho Park Department Incoming Letters
3 items
1965-1969
4/9 2214-001
Jackson, Henry M. Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/10 2214-001
Loretta, John E. Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/11 2214-001
Magnuson, Warren G. Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/12 2214-001
Manning, Harvey Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/12 2214-001
Maryville-Alcoa Daily Times Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
4/12 2214-001
McGregor, Donald G. Incoming Letters
2 items
1966
4/12 2214-001
Merrill, W. K. Incoming Letters
1 item
1964
4/13 2214-001
Montana Fish and Game Department Incoming Letters
3 items
1966, 1970
4/14 2214-001
National Parks Association Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/14 2214-001
Neilson, Keith Incoming Letters
1 item
1970
4/15 2214-001
North Carolina Governor Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/16 2214-001
Northern California Log Scaling and Grading Bureau Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/14 2214-001
Olympia National Park Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/17 2214-001
Oregon Governor Incoming Letters
1 item
1967
4/18 2214-001
Oregon Treasury Department Incoming Letters
1 item
1967
4/19 2214-001
Quillen, James H. Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
4/20 2214-001
Society of American Foresters Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/20 2214-001
Staley, Thomas G. Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/20 2214-001
Stone, J. Herbert Incoming Letters
2 items
1967
4/20 2214-001
Straut for Governor Dinner Committee Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/20 2214-001
Sunset Magazine Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/20 2214-001
Thompson, Allen E. Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/20 2214-001
Tozier (Sid) Insurance Agency, Inc. Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/21 2214-001
U.S. Agriculture Department Incoming Letters
2 items
1966
4/22 2214-001
U.S. Commerce Department Incoming Letters
7 items
1963-1964
4/23 2214-001
U.S. Forest Service Incoming Letters
3 items
1966-1970
4/24 2214-001
U.S. Interior Department Secretary Incoming Letters
10 items
1961-1970
4/24 2214-001
U.S. Interior Department Indian Affairs Bureau Incoming Letters
1 item
1965
4/24 2214-001
U.S. Interior Department Solicitor Department Incoming Letters
1 item
1965
4/25 2214-001
U.S. Justice Department Incoming Letters
2 items
1970-1971
4/26 2214-001
U.S. National Park Service Incoming Letters
12 items
1963-1968
4/27-30 2214-001
U.S. Outdoor Recreation Bureau Incoming Letters
17 items
1963-1971
4/31 2214-001
U.S. President Incoming Letters
18 items
1966
4/32 2214-001
U.S. President, The Citizens' Committee on Environmental Quality Incoming Letters
22 items
1970
4/33 2214-001
Vandergicht, John Incoming Letters
11 items
1968
4/33 2214-001
Vessey, James K. Incoming Letters
1 item
1963
4/33 2214-001
Vint, Thomas C. Incoming Letters
1 item
1965
4/34 2214-001
Washington Governor - Evans, Daniel Incoming Letters
3 items
1964, 1966
4/35 2214-001
Washington Governor - Rosellini, Albert D. Incoming Letters
3 items
1966
4/35 2214-001
Washington Governor - Interagency Committee for Outdoor Recreation Incoming Letters
1 item
1965
4/35 2214-001
Washington Governor, Wilderness Task Force Incoming Letters
1 item
1972
4/35 2214-001
Washington Superior Court, Clallam - Jefferson Counties Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/35 2214-001
Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission Incoming Letters
1 item
1968
4/36 2214-001
Wells-Oats Lumber Company Incoming Letters
1 item
1962
4/36 2214-001
Whaley, Dick Incoming Letters
4 items
1966
4/36 2214-001
Whaley, R. J. and Koleen Incoming Letters
1 item
1966
4/36 2214-001
Tollefson, Thor C. Incoming Letters
1 item
1965
4/37 2214-001
Unidentified Incoming Letters
2 items
1966-1967
4/38-4/43 2214-001
Outgoing Letters
91 items
1963-1969
4/44 2214-001
General Correspondence
18 items
1965-1969
4/45 2214-001
Court Papers
4/46-5/1 2214-001
Alaska Pipeline Reports
3 items
1970-1971
5/2-5/3 2214-001
Olympic National Park Reports
13 items
1961-1966
5/4 2214-001
Miscellaneous Reports
4 items
1971
5/5 2214-001
Speeches and Writings by Overly, Fred J.
7 items
5/6 2214-001
Speeches and Writings of Others
16 items
5/7 2214-001
News Releases
7 items
1963-1970
5/8 2214-001
Legislation
14 items
1964-1968
5/9 2214-001
North Cascades Hearings
3 items
1966
5/10 2214-001
Conferences and Conventions
8 items
1962-1972
5/11 2214-001
Photographs
5/11 2214-001
Photograph (Oversize) - Group Picture
1 item
5/11 2214-001
Photograph (Oversize) - Olympic National Park
1 item
5/11 2214-001
Photographs - North Cascades Conservation Council Proposal
8 items
5/12 2214-001
Notes
7 items
5/13 2214-001
Miscellaneous
3 items
5/14 2214-001
Pamphlet - "The Mountaineer"
1 item

Accession No. 2214-004: Fred John Overly papers, 1964-1971Return to Top

.63 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, testimony, speeches and writings, news releases, reports, photographs and clippings, 1964-1971. Some concerns Olympic National Park and the proposed North Cascades National Park.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Received in 1974.

Container(s) Description Dates
Series 1: U.S. Bureau of Outdoor Recreation
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 2214-004
Biographical Features
1/2-5 2214-004
Outgoing Letters
1965-1970
1/6 2214-004
Testimony
1968
1/7-2/1 2214-004
Speeches and Writings
1964-1970
2/2 2214-004
Press Releases
1967, 1970
2/3-4 2214-004
Memoranda
1965-1969
2/5 2214-004
Meeting Memos
1965
2/6 2214-004
North Cascades National Park Field Inspection and Hearings
1967, 1968
2/7 2214-004
North Cascades National Park Reports and Recommendations by Governor Daniel J. Evans
1967
2/8 2214-004
North Cascades National Park Photographs, North Cascades Scenes
undated
2/9 2214-004
North Cascades National Park Photographs (duplicates)
2/10 2214-004
North Cascades National Park Clippings
2/11 2214-004
North Cascades National Park North Cascades Study
1969-1970
2/12 2214-004
Olympic National Park Statements re: NorthShore Lands
1966
2/13 2214-004
Olympic National Park Clippings
2/14 2214-004
Miscellaneous - re: Fred J. Overly's Retirement

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Lumber trade--Washington (State)
  • National parks and reserves--Multiple use--Washington (State)
  • National parks and reserves--Public use--Washington (State)
  • National parks and reserves--Transportation--Washington (State)
  • National parks and reserves--Washington (State)--Management
  • Park rangers--Washington (State)
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Recreation areas--Washington (State)
  • Personal Names :
  • Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983
  • Overly, Fred John--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • United States. Bureau of Outdoor Recreation. Northwest
  • United States. National Park Service
  • Geographical Names :
  • Glacier National Park (Mont.)
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
  • North Cascades National Park (Wash.)
  • Olympic National Park (Wash.)--Boundaries
  • Quinault, Lake (Wash.)
  • Ross Lake National Recreation Area (Wash.)