USDA Forest Service photographs 1899-1921
Historic Photograph Collections
USDA Forest Service photographs, 1899-1921
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 container)
TheUSDA Forest Service Photograph Collection consists of official Bureau of Forestry images documentingworkprojects and landscape in national forests of Oregon and Washington. It is of interest for its documentation of the early years of the organization and for the forests depicted.
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], USDA Forest Service photographs, PH017-[item number], Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403-1299.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service is a Federal agency that manages public lands in national forests and grasslands. It was established by Congress in 1905 to provide quality water and timber for thenation's benefit. In addition to natural resources for production, the Forest Service lands provide recreational areas as "America's great outdoors."
The collection consists of 26 prints on official mounts. The names of the photographers appear on almost every image, and occasionally full informaiton about the image capture is also provided.
Publication rights: Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish images must be submitted to the Photographs Curator of Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Access restrictions: None.
Provenance: The collection was purchased from Fred Lockley, probably in the 1950s.
Processed by: Normandy S. Helmer
Date Completed: October 2005