University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.). School of Forestry records, 1916-1968

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.) School of Forestry
Title
University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.). School of Forestry records
Dates
1916-1968 (inclusive)
Quantity
3.0 linear feet
Collection Number
Rg 048
Summary
This collection contains records from the University of Montana's School of Forestry, with contents dating from 1916-1968. These records include library purchases, correspondence, subject files, senior trip journals, and scrapbooks documenting the School's history.
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: 4062432053
Fax: 4062434067
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

Historical NoteReturn to Top

The University of Montana-Missoula began offering forestry courses in 1908. The Montana State Legislature approved the creation of the School of Forestry in 1913. In 2005, the Montana Board of Regents approved a name and organizational change creating the College of Forestry and Conservation. This change established the three following departments within the College of Forestry and Conservation: the Department of Ecosystem and Conservation Sciences, the Department of Forestry Management and the Department of Society and Conservation. The college offers for major degrees including forestry, recreation management, resource conservation and wildlife biology. The College of Forestry and Conservation has always emphasized both classroom and field education. To facilitate in the field training, the College of Forestry and Conservation maintains multiple off-campus research sites. These sites include the Lubrecht Experimental Forestry, the Flathead Lake Biological Station, the Bandy Ranch, the Boone and Crocket Club’s Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Ranch, and the Montana Forest and Conservation Experiment Station, which is a statewide agency of the Montana University system.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains records from the University of Montana's School of Forestry, including subject files they maintained. These records include documentation about library purchases; articles and reports; correspondence; subject files including information about the Lubrecht Forest, the Lick Creek Timber Sale, and sawtimber cut data for Montana; faculty correspondence; scrapbooks; senior trip journals; and senior projects related to the Pattee Creek Timber Reserve and Pattee Creek Experimental Forest.

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. Intellectual property rights to most of the materials in this collection are held by The University of Montana.

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number], University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.) School of Forestry Records, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

This collections is divided into three series.

Series I, Library Records, 0.25 linear feet., 1924-1965.

Series II, Subject and Correspondence Files, 0.25 linear feet, 1916-1968.

Series III, Scrapbooks, Journals and Senior Projects, 2.5 linear feet, 1923-1963.

Custodial History

The custodial history of this collection is not documented, but it is probable that the materials were transferred from the School of Forestry directly to the University of Montana Library or to the Archives within the library.

Acquisition Information

Details concerning the acquisition by the Library and Archives of this collection were not recorded.

Processing Note

Materials were divided into series and then arranged alphabetically by the collection processor.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I:  Library Records, 1924-1965Return to Top

0.25 linear feet

This series consists primarily of documentation about acquisitions for the School of Forestry library, but it includes a" Lumberman's Library" ledger with a list of books held in what was likely the Anaconda Company's Bear Creek camp, and loaned by them to other logging camps, in the mid-1920s.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Library purchases by the Forestry Department, correspondence
1942-1947
1/2
Library purchases by the Forestry Department, correspondence and inventories
1945-1946
1/3
Library purchases by the Forestry Department, correspondence and inventories
1947-1948
1/4
Library purchases by the Forestry Department, correspondence
1956-1960
1/5
Lubrecht Forest Camp Library, including Lumberman's Library ledger, inventory and correspondence
1924-1965

Series II:  Subject and Correspondence Files, 1916-1968Return to Top

0.25 linear feet

This series contains writings and correspondence from individuals associated with the school, including many professors. It also includes subject files, possibly considered to be subject or research files by the Forestry School.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/6
Anaconda Copper Mining Company, Logging Locomotives
Correspondence, locomotive specification cards, Willamette Logging Engines pamphlet, and parts orders related to locomotives owned by the Anaconda Copper Mining Company lumber department.
1916-1939 and undated
1/6
Anaconda Copper Mining Company, Logging Locomotives
Correspondence, locomotive specification cards, Willamette Logging Engines pamphlet, and parts orders related to locomotives owned by the Anaconda Copper Mining Company lumber department.
1916-1939 and undated
1/7
Clark, Fay G., correspondence
1932-1933
1/8
Clark, Fay G., “The Use of the Log-Log Duplex Slide Rule”
undated
1/9
Clark, Fay G., “Review of Economics of Forestry,” outline and data
undated
1/10
Fritz, Nelson H., articles and reports about forestry in Taiwan, Korea and Peru
undated
1/11
LeNore, M., S. Wakefield, and R. Botts, Budget Analysis of 311 Ranch in Helmville, Montana
1963
1/12
Lick Creek Timber Sale, correspondence and notes
1948 and undated
1/13
The Lubrecht Experimental Forest, correspondence
1944
1/14
Ramskill, Jerry H., Hoo-hoo Missoula Club president, correspondence
1932-1933
1/15
Schenck, Carl Alwin, correspondence
1932-1935
1/16
Snyder, Roy O., “Range Relationships of Big Game in Eastern Montana”
1967
1/17
State Sawtimber Cut in Montana by county
1947-1953
1/18
Taber, Richard D., "Observations on the Decline of the Rock Creek Montana Bighorn Sheep Population"
1968
1/19
von Diechmann, Vollrat, correspondence
1955
1/20
Williams, Ross A and I. W. Cook, correspondence
1935

Series III:  Scrapbooks, Journals and Senior Projects, 1923-1963 Return to Top

2.5 linear feet

This series contains documentation of School of Forestry activities, including reports, class trip journals, and student projects. Some of the scrapbooks and trip journals in this series include identified photographs.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
2/1
50th Anniversary School of Forestry, scrapbook with photographs
1963
2/2
Field Silviculture report
1952
2/3
Field Trip Orientation maps and writings
undated
2/4
Management Plan for Pattee Creek Timber Reserve, senior project
1936
2/5
Management Plan for Pattee Creek Experimental Forest, senior project
1937
2/6
Range Management Trip, journal
1942
2/7
Range Management Spring Trip, journal with photographs
1951
2/8
Range Management Spring Trip, journal
1952
2/9
Range Management Spring Trip, journal
1953
3/1
Range Management Trip, journal
1954
3/2
Regional Silviculture Coast Trip, report
1952
3/3
Regional Silviculture Coast Trip, journal
1954
3/4
Senior Trip, journal
1936
3/5
Senior Trip, journal
1936
3/6
Senior Trip, journal
1938
3/7
Senior Trip, journal
1938
3/8
Senior Trip, journal
1939
3/9
Senior Trip, journal
1939
4/1
Senior Trip, journal
1939
4/2
Senior Trip, journal
1940
4/3
Senior Trip, journal
1941
4/4
Senior Trip, journal
1941
4/5
Senior Trip, journal
1941
4/6
Senior Trip, journal
1946
4/7
Senior Trip, journal
1949
Box
5
Scrapbook, “Snapshots of the Forestry Club: It’s Members and Activities”
1923-1937 and undated
5
Scrapbook, “History of the Forestry School,” clippings
1953-1959 and undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Experimental forests--Montana
  • Forestry schools and education--Montana--Missoula--Archives
  • Timber--Montana--Management

Corporate Names

  • University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.). School of Forestry--Archives

Geographical Names

  • Lubrecht Experimental Forest (Mont.)
  • Pattee Creek Experimental Forest (Mont.)
  • Pattee Creek Timber Reserve (Mont.)

Form or Genre Terms

  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks