Arnold Arneson papers , 1922-1947

Overview of the Collection

Arneson, Arnold, 1885-1957
Arnold Arneson papers
1922-1947 (inclusive)
1 linear feet, (2 containers)  :  2 manuscript boxes
Collection Number
Ax 105
Arnold Arneson was a forest ranger in the state of Washington's Tieton district. The collection comprises diaries from the 1920s and 1940s that describe his daily activities as a ranger, as well as miscellaneous papers from the 1920s regarding ranger duties.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Arnold Arneson lived from 1885 to 1957 and worked as a forest ranger in the Tieton district of Washington (State).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection includes Arneson's official diaries, which report on his work as a forest ranger in the Tieton district in Washington, including such matters as trail building, fire fighting, timber sales, inspecting, and office work. Diaries span from 1922-1931 and 1941-1947. Also included is one folder of miscellaneous papers from 1920 to 1928 concering ranger duties.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Fire extinction--Washington (State)--Tieton Region
  • Forest management--Washington (State)--Tieton Region
  • Forest rangers--Washington (State)--Tieton Region
  • Trails--Washington (State)--Tieton Region--Design and construction

Form or Genre Terms

  • Diaries--Washington (State)--Tieton Region