The Howard D. Dorman Journal for the Northrup Creek Range Experiment documents the daily activities and tasks performed by Dorman on this agricultural research project on the Oregon coast. The journal begins with an entry for October 21, 1937 -- Dorman's first day of employment -- and continues to August 1938. Dorman notes his work building fences, constructing shelters, repairing bridges, and caring for livestock (cattle, sheep, and goats). In addition to daily handwritten entries, the journal includes settlement sheets from Blakely and Wester Livestock Co. and typed lists of visitors to the Northrup Creek Range Experiment. The collection includes a bound journal and several loose pages of handwritten entries.
Dorman's first entry, for October 21, 1937 is: "Arrived at Sta. 11 am. Had to put more timbers and braces under long (2) bridge. Rest of time getting house in order." His entry for July 14, 1938 refers to fires in the area: "I have been worried about the fire. The smoke is so thick you can't see .."
Clatsop County (Or.)
Dorman, Howard D.
Oregon State Agricultural College. Agricultural Experiment Station
Oregon State College. John Jacob Astor Branch Experiment Station
Tillamook Burn, Or., 1933.