Merriam, Lawrence C.

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Lawrence Campbell Merriam Jr. was born on August 31, 1923 in Portland, Oregon. He earned his B.S. in forestry in 1948 from the University of California, Berkeley, his M.F. in 1958 and Ph.D. in 1963 in forest management from Oregon State University. Dr. Merriam worked as a log scaler (1948-1950), state parks planner in Oregon (1951-1953) and state park and highway forester (1953-1959) before becoming an assistant professor of forestry at the University of Montana in 1959. After spending seven years in Montana, Dr. Merriam joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota as professor of forest recreation and policy in 1966.

From the guide to the Lawrence C. Merriam papers, 1970s-1980s, (University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc])

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creatorOf Lawrence C. Merriam papers, 1970s-1980s University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
referencedIn Knight, Emerson, 1882-1960. Studies for a national seashore recreational area, 1935. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn United States. National Park Service. National Park Service Interviews : transcripts, 1962 Sept. - Dec. UC Berkeley Libraries
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associatedWith Knight, Emerson, 1882-1960. person
associatedWith United States. National Park Service. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Minnesota. Dept. of Forest Resources corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Outdoor recreation--Study and teaching




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