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Collection Title:

Bureau of Land Management Maps of Oregon

Repository:Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Summary:The Bureau of Land Management Maps of Oregon consist of maps published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for the public as guides for outdoor recreation and maps prepared by the BLM for management of forest lands, primarily in western Oregon. The Bureau of Land Management was formed in 1946 by the merger of the General Land Office and the United States Grazing Service. BLM lands in Oregon are primarily forest lands in western Oregon and grazing and range lands in eastern Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Forest Type Maps of Oregon

Repository:Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Summary: The Forest Type Maps of Oregon document forest composition at the county, region, and statewide level in Oregon from 1900 to the mid-1950s. The maps were prepared by the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Geological Survey. The earliest maps (1900-1901) were published in color. The maps depict the type and quality of timber in a given area as well as non-forested and de-forested land.
 
Collection Title:

Royal G. Jackson Papers

Repository:Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Summary:The Royal G. Jackson Papers consist of materials created or assembled by Jackson in the course of his research. The bulk of the materials pertain to the history of the Oregon State University College of Forestry, McDonald – Dunn Research forest, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Arboretum, and nature-based tourism in central Oregon and Costa Rica. The papers include extensive oral history sound recordings and photographs, in addition to manuscripts, publications and reference materials. Jackson was a faculty member in the Oregon State University College of Forestry from 1970 until 2004.
 
Collection Title:

National Forests in Oregon Maps

Repository:Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Summary:The National Forests in Oregon Maps consists of maps of all the national forests in Oregon prepared by the U.S. Forest Service. The collection includes maps of the entire forests, ranger districts, and wilderness areas. The maps depict key landscape features, forest roads, campsites, ranger stations and lookouts, recreational sites, and main roads near each forest. Forest reserves were established in Oregon in the early 1890s; many of these reserves became National Forests in the early 1900s after the establishment of the U.S. Forest Service.
 
Collection Title:

Oregon State Park Sites and Timber Reserves Maps

Repository:Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Summary:The Oregon State Park Sites and Timber Reserves Maps consist of maps of park sites acquired for the State of Oregon by the Oregon State Highway Commission. The collection also includes maps of land acquired for the Blue Mountain and Wallowa Timber Reserves in northeastern Oregon. The maps depict road right of ways, property lines, legal descriptions, streams, design parameters, and property corners.
 
Collection Title:

Contract Administration Records

Repository:Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Summary:The Contract Administration Records consist of expired contracts, leases, and agreements records; real property records including deeds and titles for land purchases, leases, and easement agreements; and construction and architectural service contracts for construction of buildings on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis and other sites in Oregon.
 
Collection Title:

Gerald W. Williams Collection

Repository:Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Summary:The Gerald W. Williams Collection consists of Williams' personal papers, historic photograph collection, and related materials pertaining to the history of the U.S. Forest Service as well as the forestry, environmental history, Native Americans, and geography especially of the Pacific Northwest. Williams assembled and created the materials during his career as sociologist and national historian with the U.S. Forest Service. The Gerald Williams Collection is closed for research at this time for processing. Materials will become available for researcher use as arrangement and description is completed.

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