Guide to the United States Forest Service Range Management Photographs 1915-1922
PC 37

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
United States. Forest Service.
Title
United States Forest Service Range Management Photographs
ID
PC 37
Date [inclusive]
1915-1922
Extent
67.0 images
General Physical Description note
0.5 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
67 black-and-white photographs of range management in the western United States from 1915-1922.

Preferred Citation note

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

The roots of the U.S. Forest Service date back to 1876 and the position of Special Agent in the Department of Agriculture. After a period of growth and transition in names and responsibilities, the U.S. Forest Service was officially created in 1905. The department's primary responsibility it eh management of the country's forest reserves.

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Scope and Contents note

67 mounted photographs showing range utilization in Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, and Nevada. Each photograph is labeled on the back with a glued information card including location, subject, date, photographer, and negative number. Additionally, all images are stickered as GS - Period Slides, GS - Carrying Capacity, or, in just one case, GS - Seasons of Grazing. Photographers include Milo H. Deming, Lawrence J. Palmer, Theodore B. Nichols, James O. Stewart, Mark Anderson, D. A. Shoemaker, Harry E. Malmsten, Bryant S. Martineau, James T. Jardine, W. B. Miller, Herbert W. Johnston, and F. T. Crowmiller. All photographs were produced during the photographers' employment with the Forest Service, within the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Arrangement note

The photographs are organized by negative number.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) holds no information on the provenance of this collection, though it most likely came to MASC prior to the late 1970s.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Copies of these and tens of thousands of other photographs in these series should exist in the archives of the U.S. Forest Service, at the National Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • United States. Forest Service -- Photographs.

Subject(s)

  • Photographs
  • Ranching
  • Range management -- West (U.S.) -- Photographs.
  • Rangelands -- West (U.S.) -- Photographs.

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