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Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection, 1951-1997

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Marcot, Bruce G.
Title
Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection
Dates
1951-1997 (inclusive)
1975-1993 (bulk)
Quantity
7.2 cubic feet, (8 boxes)
Collection Number
MSS Marcot (collection)
Summary
The Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection consists of publications, reports, studies, and correspondence assembled or generated by wildlife biologist Bruce G. Marcot pertaining to the spotted owl, the management of its habitat, and its status as an endangered species. The materials include studies of the spotted owl in California and and the southwestern United States in addition to the Pacific Northwest.
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
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
Additional Reference Guides
Preliminary container list available online.
Languages
English

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Bruce G. Marcot is a research wildlife biologist with the U.S. Forest Service. He completed his Ph.D. in Fisheries and Wildlife at Oregon State University in 1985; his dissertation focussed on the habitat relationships of birds and young-growth Douglas-fir in northwest California. He has worked on several spotted owl projects since the 1970s.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection consists of materials assembled or generated by research wildlife biologist Bruce G. Marcot pertaining to the spotted owl, management of its habitat, and its status as an endangered species. The Collection includes publications, reports, and studies created by various agencies and organizations including the U.S. Forest Service, OSU Fisheries and Wildlife Department, U.S. Department of the Interior, the Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, and the Interagency Spotted Owl Scientific Committee. The Collection also includes correspondence between Marcot and others involved in the spotted owl research and management as well as student theses. While the bulk of the collection pertains to the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, northwestern California, and British Columbia), it also includes materials pertaining to the spotted owl in the Sierra Nevada of California and the southwestern United States.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top