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Ben Britton Elkus papers, 1944-2003 (bulk 1982-1998).
BANC MSS 2003/322 p carton 1
Collection Overview

Title:

Ben Britton Elkus papers, 1944-2003 (bulk 1982-1998)

Creator/Contributor:

Elkus, Ben Britton, 1934-, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Newman, Doug (Doug A.), correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Elkus, Elizabeth Britton, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Forest Fire Lookout Association

Abstract:

Contains daily logs written while being a fire lookout in the Umpqua National Forest in Oregon. Also contains correspondence, sketches, cartoons, writings and subject files.

Date:

1982 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-or
Elkus, Ben Britton -- 1934- -- Archives
Elkus, Ben Britton -- 1934- -- Correspondence
Newman, Doug (Doug A.) -- Correspondence
Hoedads, Inc.
Fire lookout stations -- Northwest, Pacific -- History
Fire lookout stations -- Oregon -- Umpqua National Forest -- History
Illehee Rock Fire Lookout (Umpqua National Forest, Or.)

Note:

Ben Britton Elkus papers, BANC MSS 2003/322 , The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Ben Britton Elkus was born in San Francisco, Calif. on Sept. 3, 1934. Elkus earned a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Oregon. He taught school and outdoor education classes, travelled extensively, and served in the U.S. Coast Guard as a medical corpsman. In his later years he joined the Hoedads, a treeplanting cooperative and spent the summers of 1982 to 1994 and 1996 to 1998, as a fire lookout in the Umpqua National Forest in Oregon. Elkus died on Oct. 20, 2003.
In English.

Type:

Logs.
Notebooks.
Sketchbooks.

Physical Description:

print
1.25 (1

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2003/322 p carton 1

Origin:

California