Atwater, Montgomery M. (Montgomery Meigs)

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Dates:
Birth 1904
Death 1976

Biographical notes:

Montgomery Meigs Atwater lived from 1904 to 1976 and worked as an author, forester, and avalanche expert. He was born in Baker, Oregon and educated at Harvard. He lived in Montana in the 1930s and wrote short stories and mysteries, some under the pseudonym of Max Montgomery. In the 1950s he was in the U.S. Forest Service, and became an expert in snow avalanche forecasting and control.

From the description of Montgomery Meigs Atwater papers, 1955-1966. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57229220

Montgomery Meigs Atwater (1904-1976) was an author, forester, and avalanche expert. He was born in Baker, Oregon and educated at Harvard. He lived in Montana in the 1930s and wrote short stories and mysteries, some under the pseudonym of Max Montgomery. In the 1950s he was in the U. S. Forest Service, and became an expert in snow avalanche forecasting and control.

From the guide to the Montgomery Meigs Atwater papers, 1955-1966, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries)

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Subjects:

  • Photographs
  • Publishers and Publishing
  • Forests and forestry--California
  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Foresters--California
  • Foresters
  • Maps
  • Forests and forestry
  • Forestry and Forestry Products
  • American literature--20th century
  • Avalanches--Forecasting
  • Arts and Humanities

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Places:

  • California (as recorded)
  • Squaw Valley (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • Tahoe National Forest (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • Tahoe National Forest (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • Squaw Valley (Calif.) (as recorded)