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McDonald Forest and Peavy Arboretum Maps, 1934-1993View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1934-1943
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.
ID: MAPS McDonaldForest
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation: McDonald Forest and Peavy Arboretum Maps (MAPS McDonaldForest), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: These materials were transferred from the Oregon State University Libraries' maps collection to the Special Collections & Archives Research Center in 2014.
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Series 1: McDonald Forest and Peavy Arboretum, 1934-1993 Add to Shelf
Series I consists of detailed maps of Peavy Arboretum and McDonald Forest. The maps are described below in chronological order. Multiple copies of some maps are available.
Folder-Item 1.1: Arboretum Entrance, 1934 Add to Shelf
Detailed topography with contour interval of 5 feet; scale 1 inch = 100 feet (1:1200). Prepared by E. Marshall; dated May 1, 1934.
Folder-Item 1.2: McDonald Forest and Vicinity, 1934 Add to Shelf
Two copies of the same map; one is vellum and the other a diazo blueline print. The paper copy covers a larger area than the vellum. Scale is 1 inch = 40 chains (1:31,680). Dated December 2, 1934.
Extent: 2 sheets
Folder-Item 1.3: McDonald Forest and Vicinity, 1937 Add to Shelf
Two copies of the same map. Prepared April 15, 1937 by P.R. Grimes. Scale 2 inches = 1 mile.
Extent: 2 sheets
Folder-Item 1.4: Peavy Arboretum, 1937 Add to Shelf
Prepared by G.V. Skelton in November 1937; shows land owners, structures, and roads. Hand-colored; scale of 4 inches = 1 mile.
Extent: 2 sheets
Folder-Item 2.1: Forage Type Map of Jackson and Cockerham Properties of McDonald Forest, circa 1938 Add to Shelf
Scale of 8 inches = 1 mile.
Folder-Item 1.5: McDonald Forest and Peavy Arboretum Site Map, circa 1939 Add to Shelf
From NYA Survey in 1935-1939. Scale of 4 inches = 1 mile (approximately 1:250,000). Two copies of the same map.
Extent: 2 sheets
Folder-Item 1.6: Topography of McDonald Forest and Peavy Arboretum, 1940 Add to Shelf
Scale of 4 inches = 1 mile. Prepared by Al Weiner and R. Vincent. Poor condition.
Folder-Item 1.7: McDonald Forest and Peavy Arboretum Type Map, 1940 Add to Shelf
Five copies of the same map; one is hand colored. Scale of 4 inches = 1 miles (approximately 1:250,000). From the NYA Survey, 1935-1939; prepared by Al Wiener in December 1940.
Extent: 5 sheets
Folder-Item 2.2: Plantation Type Map of Peavy Arboretum, 1940 Add to Shelf
Hand colored; scale of 2 inches = 5 chains (1:1980). Prepared by O.R. Miller in October 1940.
Folder-Item 1.8: Topographic Map Jackson Area McDonald Forest, 1943 Add to Shelf
Scale of 1 inch = 220 feet. Silviculture project by Bob Oslund.
Folder-Item 1.9: McDonald Forest, Peavy Arboretum, and Vicinity, 1943 Add to Shelf
Two copies of the same map; one is vellum and the other a diazo blueline print; scale of 2 inches = 1 mile; prepared by Fred S. Eyerly.
Extent: 2 sheets
Folder-Item 1.10: Planting Plan of Peavy Arboretum, 1943 Add to Shelf
Scale 1:1500. Very detailed.
Folder-Item 2.3: Meadows and Topography of Tracts 3 and 4 in Soap Creek Valley, 1993 Add to Shelf
At 1:9600 scale. Prepared by OSU Research Forests; produced on a pen plotter.