The Denis P. Lavender Papers document the forestry research conducted by Lavender at Oregon State University and the University of British Columbia, especially regarding conifer seedlings and reforestation. Lavender earned his MS and Ph.D. degrees in forestry at Oregon State University in the late 1950s and early 1960s and then became a Professor of Forest Science until 1984. In 1985-1992, he was head of the Forest Science Department at the University of British Columbia.
6.8 cubic feet, including 300 photographs; 7 boxes
The Special Collections & Archives Research Center includes extensive and substantive collections documenting forestry research in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest including the College of Forestry Records, the Gerald W. Williams Collection, and numerous collections of faculty papers.