Guide to the Forest History Interviews, 1953-1960

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Guide to the Forest History Interviews, 1953-1960

Collection number: BANC MSS P-W 57

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Forest History Interviews,
Date (inclusive): 1953-1960
Collection Number: BANC MSS P-W 57
Collector: Forest History Society
Extent: Number of containers: 8 volumes in 1 box and 1 oversize folder
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Typed transcripts of oral history interviews with various persons in the lumber industry, especially the Pacific Northwest and the redwood region of California. The Bancroft Library in 1959 was named one of the Society's depositories in a continuing project.
Languages Represented: English

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Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Forest History Interviews, BANC MSS P-W 57, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Key to Arrangement

volume v. 1

Broback, Clarence W., Redwood City, Calif. (Union Lumber Co.)


Cole, Harry W., San Francisco, Calif. (Hammond Lumber Co.)


Fraser, Frank C., Fortuna, Calif. (Hammond Lumber Co., and Pacific Lumber Co. )


Furlong, A. T. (Jack), Fort Bragg, Calif. (Caspar Lumber Co.)


Heitman, Herman, Eureka, Calif, (Hammond Lumber Co.)


Hexberg, Caspar, San Francisco, Calif. (Union Lumber Co.)


Libbey, Howard, Arcata, Calif. (Arcata Redwood Co.)


Olson, Captain Gudmund "midnight", San Francisco, Calif. (Union Lumber Co.)


Rutledge, P. J., Eureka, Calif. (Dolbeer-Carson Lumber Co.)


Stewart, E. J., Eureka, Calif. (Dolbeer-Carson Lumber Co.)

volume v. 2

Stevens, James, Seattle, Wash.

volume v. 3

Carr, Silas B., Gualala, Calif. (Gualala Redwood Co.)


McCallum, Neil A., Point Arena, Calif.


MacPherson, Adam, Eureka, Calif. (Yosemite Lumber Co.)


Miller, Elsie W., Samoa, Calif. (Hammond Lumber Co.)

volume v. 4

Frink, Francis, Seattle, Wash. (Washington Iron Works, Inc.)

volume v. 5

Drake, George, Portland, Ore. (Simpson Logging Co.)

volume v. 6

Moir, Stuart, Portland, Ore. (U.S. Dept. of the Interior)

volume v. 7

Aston Emmit, Portland, Ore. (Biles-Colman Lumber Co.)

volume v. 8

Greeley, Mrs. William B., Squamish, Wash. (U.S. Bureau of Forestry)

folder Oversize folder

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