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Fisheries and Wildlife Department Records, 1934-1983

Charles Warren, an OSC fisheries biologist, examining an artificial stream before the production of kraft paper mill wastes at an OSC fisheries laboratory, September 1956.

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RG 190

The Fisheries and Wildlife Department Records primarily document research conducted by the Oregon Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit at Oregon State College from 1934 until 1960. These research project records include field notes, maps, reports, and correspondence.

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7 cubic ft.; 1 microfilm reel.


Records are organized into 2 subgroups: 1. Departmental Records; and 2. Oregon Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit Records. Subgroup 1 consists of 6 series: I. Catalog of Departmental Mammal Collection; II. Special Events Records; III. Research Records; IV. Muddy Creek Wildlife Refuge Committee; V. Faculty Publications List; and VI. Extension Specialists Reports. Subgroup 2 consists of 2 series: I. Theses and Reports; and II. Research Projects.

Related Papers

See the Fisheries and Wildlife Department Photographs (P 179) and Harriet's Collection #s 952, 984, and 2731 for photographs pertaining to the department. The University Publications Photographs (P 94) include photos from Arthur Einarson's 1956 monograph, Determination of Some Predator Species by Field Signs (Studies in Zoology no. 10). Related Manuscripts Collections include the Roland E. Dimick Papers and the Carl E. Bond Papers. See also MC-Fisheries and Wildlife Dept. and MC-Oregon Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit.

Other collections relating to wildlife conservation include the Herman T. Bohlman Photograph Collection (P 202); the William L. Finley Papers; and the E. E. Wilson Papers.

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