Arnold Arneson papers, 1922-1947  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Arneson, Arnold, 1885-1957
Arnold Arneson papers
1922-1947 (inclusive)
1.0 linear feet, (2 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 105
Arnold Arneson was a forest ranger in the state of Washington's Tieton district. The collection comprises diaries from the 1920s and 1940s that describe his daily activities as a ranger, as well as miscellaneous papers from the 1920s regarding ranger duties.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Arnold Arneson lived from 1885 to 1957 and worked as a forest ranger in the Tieton district of Washington (State).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection includes Arneson's official diaries, which report on his work as a forest ranger in the Tieton district in Washington, including such matters as trail building, fire fighting, timber sales, inspecting, and office work. Diaries span from 1922-1931 and 1941-1947. Also included is one folder of miscellaneous papers from 1920 to 1928 concering ranger duties.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Arnold Arneson Papers, Ax 105, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I:  DiariesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Loose leaf pages, not in folders.
Bounded with string, not in folders.

Series II:  papersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Miscellaneous correspondence

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Fire extinction--Washington (State)--Tieton Region
  • Forest management--Washington (State)--Tieton Region
  • Forest rangers--Washington (State)--Tieton Region
  • Trails--Washington (State)--Tieton Region--Design and construction
  • Personal Names :
  • Arneson, Arnold, 1885-1957--Diaries
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Diaries--Washington (State)--Tieton Region