Gifford Pinchot papers

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Gifford Pinchot papers, 1770-1972 (bulk 1870-1946)

Gifford Pinchot papers

1770-1972 (bulk 1870-1946)

Conservationist, chief forester for the United States Department of Agriculture, professor of forestry at Yale University, and governor of Pennsylvania. Primarily correspondence and subject files, together with diaries, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, financial papers, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Pinchot's activities in conservation and forestry and to his terms as governor of Pennsylvania.

2,000,000 items; 3,022 containers plus 33 oversize; 1,220 linear feet; 37 microfilm reels

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