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McDonald Forest and Peavy Arboretum Maps, 1934-1993

McDonald Forest and Peavy Arboretum Type Map, 1940.

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MAPS McDonaldForest

The McDonald Forest and Peavy Arboretum Maps consist primarily of detailed maps of the Arboretum and Forest prepared from the mid-1930s through early 1940s. The maps document topography, forest site and timber types, and plantings in the Arboretum. Peavy Arboretum and McDonald Forest were established in the 1920s as a teaching laboratory and experimental forest for the forestry students at Oregon State College.

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Scope and Content Note


1 cubic foot, including 22 maps; 2 map folders


The McDonald Forest and Peavy Arboretum Maps are arranged in one series: I. McDonald Forest and Peavy Arboretum, 1934-1993.

Related Papers

Extensive materials documenting Peavy Arboretum and McDonald Forest, including maps, are part of the College of Forestry Records (RG 139) and Photographs (P 061). The McDonald Forest Aerial Photographs (P 294), Royal G. Jackson Papers (MSS JacksonR), and Donald B. Zobel Collection of Historic Forestry and Vegetation Maps (MAPS ZobelMaps) also provide information about the experimental forest and arboretum.

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