Idaho Forestry Research Collection

Documents and images from miscellaneous collections pertaining to the history of forestry in Idaho

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About the Collection

This collection consists of photos, publications, and maps showing forestry policies and issues for over a century. The items draw from eight different archival collections held in Special Collections and Archives plus documents and images created by governmental and private groups. The archival collections include papers and images collected or created by employees of lumber companies, professors, the U.S. Forest Service, the University of Idaho College of Forestry, the Idaho Department of Lands, and the Society of American Foresters. Collection numbers and titles and links to the finding aids are listed below:

Other contributors include research and extension departments from the University of Idaho, and articles from various forestry-related journals and publications.

This collection is a representative sample of all the forestry-related resources found in Special Collections and Archives and the University of Idaho Library. Topics include insects and diseases faced by Pacific Northwest forests including examples of damage and how to mitigate it. There are also inventories and maps of available timber and photos of the flora and fauna of forested lands. Forest policy and procedures for over a century are also covered.

Technical Credits - CollectionBuilder

This digital collection is built with CollectionBuilder, an open source framework for creating digital collection and exhibit websites that is developed by faculty librarians at the University of Idaho Library following the Lib-Static methodology.

Using the CollectionBuilder-CSV template and the static website generator Jekyll, this project creates an engaging interface to explore driven by metadata.

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