Roy A. Phillips papers, 1911-1944  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Phillips, Roy A.
Title
Roy A. Phillips papers
Dates
1911-1944 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.4 linear feet
Collection Number
Mss 064
Summary
This collection consists primarily of diaries Roy Phillips kept as a U.S. Forest Service employee supervising St. Joe, Nez Perce, Kaniksu, and Custer national forests in Idaho and Montana.
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


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Roy A. Phillips served many years with the U. S. Forest Service. He was supervisor of the St. Joe, Nez Perce, Kaniksu and Custer National Forests. In 1942 he left the Nez Perce Forest to work at the experimental rubber plantation in California. He returned to the Forest Service after the war and retired from the Custer National Forest in 1951.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains Phillips' Forest Service diaries from April 1911 through June of 1942, as well as two handbooks, two years of memorandums and a 1941 photograph taken at a Forest Supervisors meeting in Utah.

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 or photograph number], Roy A. Phillips papers, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

Materials have been arranged chronologically within format.

Custodial History

The chain of ownership of this collection is unknown.

Acquisition Information

Information about the acquistion of this collection by the Archives has not been located.

Processing Note

This collection was likely processed in the 1970s or 1980s and was originally assigned collection number LC 64. At the time of processing a label with LC 64 and a volume number was placed on the majority of the collection materials. No changes have been made to the collection since it was processed other than re-numbering it as Mss 064.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1 Diary April 1, 1911 through May 25, 1912
1/2 Diary July 1, 1918 through October 15, 1918
1/3 Diary February 3, 1919 through October 6, 1919
1/4 Diary December 1, 1919 through March 31, 1920, and May 1-May 5, 1920
1/5 Diary April 1920
1/6 Diary July 19, 1921 through December 31, 1921 (and possibly 1927)
1/7 Diary January 1, 1922 through September 30, 1922
1/8 Diary January 1, 1923 through December 31, 1923 (and possibly 1917)
1/9 Diary January 1, 1928 through September 21, 1928
1/10 Diary October 1, 1928 through August 31, 1929
2/1 Diary September 1, 1929 through December 2, 1929
2/2 Diary January 1, 1930 through June 18, 1930
2/3 Diary July 1, 1930 through September 30, 1930
2/4 Diary October 1, 1930 through January 29, 1931
2/5 Diary February 1, 1931 through April 30, 1931
2/6 Diary May 1, 1931 through September 30, 1931
2/7 Diary October 1, 1931 through January 31, 1932
2/8 Diary February 1, 1932 through September 30, 1932
2/9 Diary October 1, 1932 through October 27, 1933
2/10 Diary November 1, 1933 through October 31, 1934
2/11 Diary November 1, 1934 through October 31, 1935
2/12 Diary November 1, 1935 through February 28, 1936
3/1 Diary March 1, 1936 through December 31, 1936
3/2 Diary January 1, 1937 through December 31, 1937
3/3 Diary January 1, 1938 through June 30, 1939
3/4 Diary July 1, 1939 through June 27, 1940
3/5 Diary July 1, 1940 through June 30, 1942
3/6 Miscellaneous undated
3/7 Cattle Brands undated
3/8 Handbook 1920-1941
3/9 Handbook 1941-1944
3/10 Memorandums 1927
3/11 Memorandums 1944
3/12 Photograph of Forest Supervisors Meeting in Ogden, Utah 1941

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Forest reserves--South Dakota
  • Forest reserves--Idaho
  • Forest reserves--Montana
  • National parks and reserves--Idaho
  • National parks and reserves--Montana
  • National parks and reserves--South Dakota

Corporate Names

  • United States. Forest Service--Officials and employees--Diaries

Geographical Names

  • Custer National Forest (Mont. and S.D.)
  • Kaniksu National Forest
  • Nezperce National Forest (Idaho)
  • Saint Joe National Forest (Idaho)