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Newly Available Collection: Western Wood Products Association records

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Western Wood Products Association (WWPA) is a trade association representing softwood lumber manufacturers in the 12 Western states. The collection (1960s-1980s) contains administrative records, subject files, tree farm reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, and maps.

Guide to the Western Wood Products Association Records

Newly Available Collection: Ruth Hopson Keen papers

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Ruth Hopsen Keen (1906-1998) was a naturalist who studied the Collier Glacier, an educator and Geology professor, an author, and the first female to become a (Park) Ranger Naturalist at Crater Lake National Park. The collection (1930s-1970s) contains correspondence, diaries/journals, a Crater Lake Ranger Naturalist manual, Geological Society publications (of which Keen was president), geology and mineralogy publications, Keen’s teaching records from the UO and dissertation, printed matter, reports, subject files, maps, slides, negatives, glass lantern slides, audio, film, and photographs.

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Guide to the Ruth Hopson Keen Papers

Newly Available Collection: John Joseph Villair reminiscences

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

John Joseph Villair (1876-  ) was an Oregon pioneer and resident of Josephine County. The collection consists of a typed transcription of Villair’s reminiscences as told to John C. Kuhns (1887-1901).

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Guide to the John Joseph Villair Reminiscences

Newly Available Collection: Robert C. Kelsay Forest Service diaries

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Robert C. Kelsay (1898-1954) worked for the U.S. Forest Service and was stationed at Oakridge, Oregon. The collection (1948-1954) contains twenty-one work diaries, mostly regarding road surveying and road building.

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Guide to the Robert C. Kelsay Forest Service Diaries

Newly Available Collection: Asher Ireland field diaries

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Asher Ireland was a forester in District 6 of the U. S. Forest Service. The collection (1914-1920) contains his field diaries describing his forestry work in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon.

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Guide to the Asher Ireland field diaries

Newly Available Collection: Abilene and Southern Railway Co. Defendant records

Friday, July 5th, 2013

In 1922, the West Coast Lumberman’s Association sued the Abilene and Southern Railway Co. regarding “unjust and unreasonable” lumber rates. The collection (1922-1924) contains testimonies, briefs, exhibits, lumber company statistics and research, and correspondence used in the case.

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Guide to the Abilene and Southern Railway Co. Defendant Records

Newly Available Collection: Keep Oregon Green Association records

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Keep Oregon Green Association is a non-profit group that organized in Oregon in 1940 expressly for the purpose of educating the public about forest fire prevention. The collection (1940-1963) contains annual meeting minutes, correspondence, budget files, printed matter, subject files, a history of KOG, and clippings.

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Guide to the Keep Oregon Green Association Records

Newly Available Collection: Patrick Lumber Co. sales books

Friday, June 28th, 2013

The Patrick Lumber Company was a wholesale lumber firm of Portland, Oregon. The collection (1915-1956) contains twenty-five volumes of sales books.

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Guide to the Patrick Lumber Company Sales Books

Newly Available Collection: William Hawks and George S. Canfield real estate business correspondence

Friday, June 28th, 2013

William Hawks and George S. Canfield sold timber, mine, and ranch properties in Oregon and Washington. The collection contains correspondence, 1902-1903.

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Guide to the William Hawks and George S. Canfield Real Estate Correspondence

Newly Available Collection: Edward John Hanzlik papers

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Edward John Hanzlik (1886-1959) was a graduate of the University of Washington College of Forestry, 1912 and spent most of his career in the Pacific Northwest in the field of forest management. The collection contains field diaries, articles, an account book, Xi Sigma Pi correspondence, and photographs.

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Guide to the Edward John Hanzlik Papers