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James B. Yule Biography, 2019
- Yule, Jamie B
- James B. Yule Biography
- 2019 (inclusive)20192019
1 electronic file
- Collection Number
- Mss 932
- This collection consists of a 12 page biography, "James B. Yule: Pioneer of Aerial Photography and Photogrammetry, 1917-1947".
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
- 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.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
James Blaine Yule was born on February 21, 1884. He studied engineering at the University of Montana in Missoula, though he returned to the family farm before graduating. Yule began working for the Forest Service in 1911 as a forest ranger and transferred to the division of engineering in 1917. He pioneered the development of aerial photography and photogrammetry, both used to speed up forest mapping. Yule retired on September 1, 1947 as the Chief of Maps and Surveys in the engineering division of Forest Service Region One.
Yule and his wife Margaret had two daughters, Jamie and Valerie. Yule died on June 4th, 1957.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
This collection consists of a 12 page biography, "James B. Yule: Pioneer of Aerial Photography and Photogrammetry, 1917-1947," written by Yule’s daughter, Jamie B. Yule.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
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.
James B. Yule Biography, 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
|Electronic File||James B. Yule: Pioneer of Aerial Photography and Photogrammetry, 1917-1947||2019|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Aerial photography
- Forest mapping
- Forest rangers--Montana--Biography
- Forests and forestry--Montana
- Yule, James B. (James Blaine), 1884-1957--Archives
- United States. Forest Service--Officials and employees
- United States. Forest Service. Northern Region
Form or Genre Terms
- Yule, Jamie B.