- Title: History of the Forest Service in the Southwest collection
- Creator: United States. Forest Service.
- Collection Number: MSS 459 BC
- Size: 5 boxes (5 cu. ft.)
- Repository: University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research
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- Scope and Content: The collection, donated to the UNM University Libraries by Henry Dethloff, consists mainly ofphotocopied research materials preparatory to the writing of Timeless Heritage.Spanning the period l905 to l985, the materials include USDA Forest Service newsletters, reports,memoranda, and correspondence; unpublished materials, including dissertations and theses;books, monographs, and articles; and oral histories regarding the evolution of the Forest Servicein the Southwest (Region 3). The following series comprise the collection: I. Forest ServiceDocuments (newsletters, early materials, memoranda/reports concerning regional forests,memoranda/reports concerning land use); II. Forest Histories; III. Miscellaneous ResearchMaterials; and IV. Drafts of Timeless Heritage.
- Access Terms:
- Forests and Forestry -- Southwestern States -- History
- Forest management -- Southwestern States-- History
- Forest reserves -- Southwestern States -- Multiple use
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