Subgroup 1, Forest History, Series I pertains to the Prospect Tract, a gift of forest land to OSU from Mary McDonald, and includes contracts, correspondence, reports, maps, and newspaper clippings. Reports from the Oregon State Board of Forestry relating to land resource conservation and development planning after World War constitute series II. Series III documents the negotiation of a road use and right-of-way agreement through the Elliot State Forest and consists of maps, contracts, and reports. The reports contain data on the "merchantable" quality of the tract stands as well as cruise information for the harvesting of the trees.
Subgroup 2 consists of records generated and maintained by the Dean's Office. Series I primarily relates to the general administration of the College, covering topics such as accreditation, curriculum development and instruction, program planning, research, department reviews, building management, and foundation funding for research. There is also documentation of the College's interaction between various forestry associations and forestry-related government agencies at the state and federal level. This series includes correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, publications, and reports.
The historical files in Series II document various administrative and budgetary processes, including the acquisition and management of McDonald Forest lands, timber sales on college lands, administration of scholarships and fellowships, research project administration, and the collection and tracking of data on forestry alumni. Also reflected in this series is interaction between the college and various forestry associations, lumber companies, and forestry-oriented government agencies. Materials in this series include biennial reports, contract records, correspondence, maps, meeting minutes, and publications.
Series III documents the administration and history of the McDonald and Dunn Research Forests as well as the military base (Camp Adair) and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp (Camp Arboretum) which once resided on the properties. Consisting of correspondence, cruise data, maps, and timber sale contracts, this series also contains a Master's thesis on the history of Camp Arboretum. The annual instructional reports in series IV contain information organized by fiscal year on coursework offered by the college as well as faculty teaching loads and budgetary expenditures.
Series V pertains primarily to the publication of a book on the 75th Anniversary of the college and contains correspondence, a commemorative medallion, newspaper clippings, and a copy of the publication 75 Years of Continuing Progress in Forestry Education. Records from the Annual Fernhopper Banquet of the year of the anniversary are also included. The biographical files in Series VI contain information on College of Forestry faculty and include article reprints, correspondence, curriculum vitae, newspaper clippings, personnel records, press releases, and publications. The publications consist of textbooks written by OSU faculty for forestry classes and commemorative booklets.
Subgroup 3 pertains to the interests and activities of George Barnes, Professor of Forest Management (1943-1967) and Assistant Director of the Forest Research Division of the Agricultural Experiment Station (1959-1967). Primarily consisting of records generated by the Forest Protection and Conservation Committee as well as other state level forestry committees, this subgroup contains correspondence, meeting minutes, research project agreements and outlines, and reports.
Subgroup 4 documents the administration and activities of the Forest Research Laboratory, the College's applied research facility, and its predecessor, the state Forest Protection and Conservation Committee. Series I contains records generated by the Forest Protection and Conservation Committee and includes correspondence, meeting minutes, publications, and reports. The General Files in Series II primarily document the administration of the Forest Research Laboratory and pertains to the McIntire-Stennis Program with the U.S.D.A. Cooperative State Research Service, research project administration, and interaction between various forestry associations and lumber companies. Among the materials in this series are correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports. Series III consists primarily of meeting minutes and agendas from the Forest Products Research Advisory Committee. Annual and biennial reports documenting College of Forestry faculty research projects as well as budgetary information and cooperative research programs constitute Series IV.
An addition to Subgroup 4 (Accession 2014:043) is made up of article reprints, bulletins, conference proceedings, course lectures, reports, studies, and theses collected by the Forest Research Laboratory for a reference library of wood related research at OSU and elsewhere. In addition to research published by the Oregon Forest Products Research Laboratory, the publications and reports in this transfer were generated by a variety of sources including: the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S Navy, Washington State University, U.S. Steel Corporation, and a number of academic journals (both U.S. and international).
Accession 2006:052 consists of materials generated and collected by the College of Forestry Outreach Education Office (OEO) that document various workshops, short courses, field tours, institute programs, colloquia, and symposia organized and sponsored by the College of Forestry. Primarily made up of agendas, abstracts, participant/speaker lists, and brochures given to those enrolled in the workshops/tours, this transfer also contains reports and proceedings generated as a part of these workshops and symposia. Among the subjects addressed in these materials include forest land management, harvesting practices, sustainability and ecosystem issues, fire containment, forest research methods, marketing strategies and planning, stream habitat improvement, management of Native American forest lands, and protection of wildlife in forest environments. Some of the events coordinated by the OEO are also co-sponsored by the Society of American Foresters which offers credits toward workshop enrollment as evidence of continued professional development.
Accession 2007:063 is made up of materials pertaining to the establishment of the Dorothy Hoener Memorial Fund. In addition to the will and other legal documents setting up the fund, this transfer includes correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes, and photographic images. Biographical information on Hoener and George Cornwall can also be found in this accession. The photographs consist of 9 negatives depicting the awarding of the SWF award to unidentified recipients.
Accession 2010:005 consists of documentation of the planning, publicity, and evaluation of the Women in Forestry Symposium (WFS) that includes correspondence between the symposia organizers in the College of Forestry, fliers, meeting minutes, notes, photographs, and a sign-in sheet. Also reflected in these materials is the "Building Bridges through Communication" symposium, which was envisioned as a follow-up to the WFS meeting in its exploration of the themes of communication between the genders in the forestry field. Made up of 89 images in total (50 prints, 22 negatives, and 17 slides), the photographs depict symposia sessions and conversation between participants during lunch breaks.
Accession 2010:082 is made up of annual reports generated by the Nursery Technology Cooperative (NTC) and the Coordinated Research on Alternative Forestry Treatments and Systems (CRAFTS). Both of these cooperative programs were managed by the OSU College of Forestry and published studies on seedling research and vegetation management. Also included in this transfer is the Fall 2010 edition of the College of Forestry magazine "Focus."
An addition to the collection (Accession 2014:072) consists of publications, reports, symposia proceedings, a thesis, course outlines, and a book collected by the College of Forestry for use in the Forestry Self- Learning Center. In addition to the topic of the management and conservation of wildlife on forest lands, other subjects covered in these materials include: the history of forestry in Oregon, public perceptions of the forest industry, the OSU research forests, personal accounts of working in Oregon forests, and the management of private woodland properties.The course outlines and readings were prepared for the entomology class "Forest Insect Survey and Control Methods" (ENT 517). Also found in this transfer is a bound volume of the presentations from the College of Forestry's Starker Lectures series for the years 1985 to 1994.
Camp Arboretum (Benton County, Or.)
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.). Company 3503 (Benton County, Or.)
Dunn, Paul M.
Elliot State Forest (Or.)
Forestry schools and education--Curricula--Oregon--Corvallis.
Forests and forestry--Northwest, Pacific.
Forests and forestry--Research--Oregon.
Kallander, R. M.
Louis W. and Maud Hill Family Foundation.
McCulloch, Walter Fraser, 1905-
McDonald Forest (Or.)
Oregon. Forest Protection and Conservation Committee
Oregon Forest Lands Research Center
Oregon Forest Nursery (Corvallis, Or.)
Oregon Forest Research Center
Oregon State Board of Forestry
Oregon State College. School of Forestry
Oregon State University. College of Forestry
Oregon State University. Forest Research Laboratory
Oregon State University. School of Forestry
Paul Dunn Forest (Or.)
Peavy, George Wilcox, 1869-1951
Peavy Arboretum (Benton County, Or.)
Starker, T. J. (Thurman James), 1890-1983
Stoltenberg, Carl H.