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Charles R. Ross Papers, 1936-2001

Charles Robert Ross, ca. 1946. Ross was an Extension Forester for Oregon State University from 1946-1970 and was a founding member of the Greenbelt Land Trust. Ross was also known for his Extension publications, including "Trees to Know in Oregon."

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MSS Ross

The Charles R. Ross Papers document the work of Ross as an Extension Forester with Oregon State University, a position he held from 1946 until 1970; his prior work in forestry in Alabama and the Carolinas; and his writings during retirement.

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0.7 cubic foot, including 100 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box

Related Papers

The Horner Museum Oral History Collection includes an oral history interview conducted of Ross in 1987. Biographical information for Ross is included in the Memorabilia Collection. Additional materials pertaining to forestry extension in Oregon are available in the Forestry Extension Records (RG 103) and the Extension Service Records (RG 111). The Archives' holdings include numerous other collections pertaining to forestry topics.

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