The Benjamin B. Stout Papers consist of materials created or assembled by Stout in his work as a forestry researcher, professor and university administrator, and writer. Stout earned forestry degrees from West Virginia, Harvard, and Rutgers Universities. He held positions at Harvard University, Rutgers University, and the University of Montana until 1985 when he joined the National Council of the Paper Industry for Air and Stream Improvement (NCASI).
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The Archives' holdings include many collections documenting forestry and natural resources in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. The Liz Van Leeuwen Spotted Owl Collection consists of materials collected and generated by Van Leeuwen pertaining to the listing of the spotted owl as a protected endangered species in Oregon. These materials were used extensively by Stout in his 2003 book on the spotted owl. Other collections with extensive materials pertaining to the spotted owl are the Spotted Owl Management, Policy, and Research Collection and the Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection.