Matthew Redinger papers, 1933, 1986-1988  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Redinger, Matthew
Title
Matthew Redinger papers
Dates
1933, 1986-1988 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.0 linear foot
Collection Number
Mss 165 (collection)
Summary
Matthew Redinger was a University of Montana graduate student. The collection contains Redinger's research for his master's thesis The Civilian Conservation Corps as a tool of the National Park Service: The Development of Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks, 1933-1942.
Repository
University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
University of Montana
32 Campus Dr. #9936
59812-9936
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 406-243-2053
Fax: 406-243-4067
library.archives@umontana.edu
Access Restrictions

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of Archives and Special Collections, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and The University of Montana--Missoula.

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


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Matthew Alan Redinger graduated from the University of Montana with a master's degree in history in 1988. His master's thesis was entitled The Civilian Conservation Corps as a tool of the National Park Service: The Development of Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks, 1933-1942. Redinger studied under H. Duane Hampton in the history department. Upon graduation Redinger moved to Seattle to continue his studies at the University of Washington. He completed his Ph.D. in 1993.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains Redinger's research for his master's thesis The Civilian Conservation Corps as a tool of the National Park Service: The Development of Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks, 1933-1942. Correspondence with former Civilian Conservation Corps members, Civilian Conservation Corps reports, photographs, statistical information on the camps, articles, and an oral history make up the bulk of the collection.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes. Copyright not transferred to The University of Montana.

Preferred Citation

[Name of document], Matthew Redinger Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana--Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I:  General Correspondence , 1986-1988Return to Top

9 folders

This series consists mainly of correspondence that Redinger conducted with former Civilian Conservation Corps members from Glacier and Yellowstone parks. Redinger also corresponded with Glacier park historian Bill Sharp. In the correspondence, the members of the Civilian Conservation Corps wrote of their experiences within the parks.

The series is arranged chronologically.
Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
1986
1/2
January-September, 1987
1/3
October, 1987
1/4
November, 1987
1/5
December, 1987
1/6
January, 1988
1/7
February, 1988
1/8
March-July, 1988
1/9
undated

Series II:  Research Materials , 1933-1987, undatedReturn to Top

13 folders

The series consists of the materials that Redinger used in his research of the Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Glacier and Yellowstone parks as well as general Civilian Conservation Corps information. The materials used were maps, statistical information, journal articles, an enrollees Civilian Conservation Corps handbook, records, reports, photos, and clippings. The information that Redinger collected is all facsimiles. There are no original manuscripts. The photographs are also copied.

The series is arranged by topic.
Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/10
Appendix Material
1933-1942, 1971
1/11
Articles
1934-1974
1/12
Articles
1933-1984
1/13
Calendar
undated
1/14
Civilian Conservation Corps Handbook
1933
1/15
Inventory of Records
undated
2/1
Civilian Conservation Corps Reports
1938-1939, 1944, undated
2/2
Classified Structure Field Inventory Reports
revised 1981
2/3
General Research Materials
1933-1984
2/4
General Research Materials
1933-1942, undated
2/5
General Research Notes
1933-1942
2/6
NACCA Journals
1986-1987, undated
2/7
Copies of Photographs
1933-1939, undated
2/8
Annual Reports
1933-1942, undated

Series III:  Writings , 1933, 1987Return to Top

2 folders

The series contains an excerpt of a diary written in 1933 by Joseph Mauceri. The other writing is a paper that Redinger wrote for a graduate course at the University of Montana entitled Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Tree Army in the "Land of Shining Mountains." The paper was a precursor to his master's thesis.

The series is arranged chronologically.
Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
2/9
Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Tree Army in the "Land of the Shining Mountains," Matthew Redinger
1987
2/10
Joseph Mauceri diary
Typescript of Mauceri's diary from his CCC experience at Glacier National Park from June-October, 1933.
1933

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana
  • Public works--Montana
  • Corporate Names :
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)--Montana--Glacier National Park
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)--Yellowstone National Park
  • United States. National Park Service
  • University of Montana--Missoula--Graduate students
  • Geographical Names :
  • Glacier National Park (Mont.)
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Occupations :
  • Graduate students--Montana--Missoula