Archibald McNeill Whisnant was a journalist and publicist. The manuscripts consist of speeches and reports to the Pacific Logging Congress, a few short stories, a novel of the fur trade, "The Beaver Hat," and a history of the lumber industry in the United States, "Mankind and the Forests."Archibald McNeill Whisnant was a newspaperman and publicist.
William L. Worden (1910-1982) was a journalist who settled in the Pacific Northwest and wrote about the region. The collection consists of Worden's early correspondence and manuscripts, including manuscripts and research for his history of the Matson Navigation Company.