Crafts, Edward C. (Edward Clayton), 1910-

Variant names

Hide Profile

Conservation consultant, U.S. Forest Service administration, director of Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, U.S. Department of the Interior.

From the description of Edward C. Crafts papers, 1951-1975. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423128

Edward Clayton Crafts was born in Chicago, April 14, 1910. In 1931, following his graduation from the University of Michigan, Crafts went west as a forester with the Intermountain Forest and Range Experimental Station in Ogden, Utah. From 1932 to 1940, he was with the Southwestern Forest and Range Experimental Station in Tucson; and from 1940 to 1944, he was with the California Forest and Range Experimental Station in Berkeley. From 1944 to 1950, Crafts was Chief of the Division of Forest Economics with the Forest Service of the U.S. Dept. Agriculture. He then became Assistant Chief of the U.S. Forest Service serving from 1950 to 1962. From 1962 to 1969, he was director of the newly established Bureau of Outdoor Recreation with the Interior Dept. Thereafter, he worked as a conservation consultant. He died in 1980.

From the guide to the Edward C. Crafts papers, 1951-1975, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Samuel T. Dana papers, 1893-1970, 1925-1968 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Crafts, Edward C. (Edward Clayton), 1910-. Edward C. Crafts papers, 1951-1975. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Records of the Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service. 1946 - 1972. Photographs of Agency Officials
referencedIn Catalogue I of the Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Edward C. Crafts papers, 1951-1975 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Dana, Samuel Trask, 1883-1978. Samuel Trask Dana papers, 1893-1970. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office corporateBody
associatedWith Dana, Samuel Trask, 1883-1978. person
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Outdoor Recreation. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Forest Service. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Forests and forestry
Conservation of natural resources
Forests and forestry--United States
Conservation of natural resources--United States
Occupation
Activity

Person

Birth 1910

English

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65x65p0

Ark ID: w65x65p0

SNAC ID: 76524945