Frederick William Cleator papers, 1930-1956  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Cleator, Frederick William, 1883-
Title
Frederick William Cleator papers
Dates
1930-1956 (inclusive)
Quantity
2.5 linear feet, (8 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 013
Summary
Frederick William Cleator was a forester and conservationist. The collection includes diaries, correspondence, notes, documents, and photographs relating to Cleator's interest in the recreational aspects of national forests and the establishment of the Cascade skyline trail.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Frederick William Cleator, born in 1883, was a forester and conservationist. He wrote Summer Homes in the National Forests of Oregon and Washington in 1932 when he served as the Forest Service's Assistant Inspector. In the book, Cleator outlined policy on the plotting of recreation residence tracts in national forests. He essentially worked as a landscape architect and planner throughout his career with the Forest Service.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection includes diaries, correspondence, notes, documents, and photographs related to Cleator's interest in the recreational aspects of national forests and the establishment of the Cascade skyline trail.

Series I. Working Files is arranged alphabetically and consists of notes, correspondence, and documents related to Cleator's work in the Forest Service and his personal interest in writing stories and poems. Series II. Journals contains work-related journals. The entries are sporadic. Series III. Photographs consists of material related to Cleator's work. The series contains prints, slides, and negatives. Subjects include trails, recreation, state and city parks, vegetation, animals, Native Americans, hikers, Timberline Lodge, and wilderness areas in Oregon and Washington state. Most of the photographs date from the 1930s and 1940s.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Conservationists--Northwest, Pacific
  • Forest reserves--Recreational use--Northwest, Pacific
  • Foresters--Northwest, Pacific

Personal Names

  • Cleator, Frederick William, 1883-

Geographical Names

  • Pacific Crest Trail

Form or Genre Terms

  • Correspondence
  • Diaries
  • Slides (photographs)