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Roland Eugene Dimick Papers, 1933-1970

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Dimick, Roland Eugene, 1900-
Title
Roland Eugene Dimick Papers
Dates
1933-1970 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.8 cubic feet
Collection Number
Consult repository.
Summary
These papers were created and assembled by Roland Dimick and document the establishment of the Department of Fish, Game, and Fur Animal Management and Dimick's participation in the Oregon Wildlife Federation..
Repository
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Special Collections & 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
Languages
English

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Roland Eugene Dimick was born in Hubbard, Oregon on July 5, 1899. He received a B.S. in 1926 and an M.S. in 1931 from Oregon State College. From 1929 to 1931 Dimick was a teaching fellow and assistant at the Agricultural Experiment Station, and served as Assistant Professor from 1931 to 1936. He helped establish the Department of Fish, Game, and Fur Animal Management and was appointed Professor and department head in 1936. He was department head until 1963 and became Professor Emeritus in 1966.

Dimick received the OSU Distinguished Service Award in 1969. He was a member of the Sigma Xi, Kappa Delta Pi and Gamma Sigma Delta honorary societies. Dimick died in Corvallis on February 1, 1980.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Series 1 and 2 document the establishment of the Department of Fish, Game and Fur Animal Management at Oregon State in 1935-36. The Oregon Wildlife Federation materials include an early constitution and membership list, general bulletins sent to county chapters, reports, resolutions, annual meeting programs, a recording on fishing, and news clippings. Photographs are of William J. Smith and the Oregon Wildlife Federation, logging salvage operations, and the Camp Adair area.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Roland Eugene Dimick Papers, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I:  Correspondence with William L. Finley, 1935Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Series II:  Department of Fish, Game, and Fur Animal ManagementReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Curricula
1935-1936

Series III:  OSC Grade Distribution Study, 1936Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Series IV:  Agriculture Awards Banquet, 1967 and 1969Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Series V:  Ding Darling Wildlife Club, 1940-1942Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
"Oregon's Wildlife"
1940-1942
1
Club officers
1941-1942
1
Publicity
1941-1942

Series VI:  Oregon Wildlife Federation, 1933-1970Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Constitution
1937
1
Membership lists
ca. 1938
1
Directors
1938
1
Reports of Secretary/Treasurer
1937-1939
1
General Bulletins
1938-1940
1
Correspondence and news releases
1937-1938
1
Reports
1937-1939 and undated
1
Testimony before Federal Power Commission
1960
1
Resolutions
1939 and undated
1
Annual Meeting programs
1936-1970
1
News clippings
1937-1948
1
Materials from associated organizations
1933-1953
National Wildlife Federation
Box
1
Ad proofs and proof copy from national newsletter
ca. 1938
1
Publication
ca. 1960

Series VII:  MiscellanyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Oregon Committee on Natural Resources, 4th Biennial Report
1961
1
Water Pollution article
1960
1
Waldport Ranger District map
1945

Series VIII:  PhotographsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
2
William J. Smith
1939-1940
2
Oregon Wildlife Federation banquet
1936?
2
Glock Webb, Alsea Hatchery superintendent
ca. 1953
2
Logging salvage operations
negatives only
ca. 1950s
2
Wasco County habitat improvement records (Elwood Madden thesis?)
ca. 1949
2
Camp Adair area
Photos taken by John McCann?; removed from album.
1954-1957
2
John McCann's thesis illustrations
ca. 1960
3
Camp Adair area
apx 12x17 in.
Photos taken by John McCann?; removed from album.
1953-1958

Series IX:  RecordingReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box
4
Oregon Wildlife Federation, " Fishing Debate" ", William J. Smith interviewing Rep. John Hounsell and Don McKernan, broadcast on KOAC (tape recording and transcript)

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