Samuel T. Dana papers 1893-1970 1925-1968


Samuel T. Dana papers, 1893-1970, 1925-1968

Samuel T. Dana papers 1893-1970 1925-1968

Professor of forestry and forest economics and first dean of the School of Forestry at the University of Michigan, prominent conservationist, chairman of the U.S. Timber Conservation Boards in the 1930s and president of the Society of American Foresters. Records including correspondence and topical files, primarily document his participation in conservation organizations and professional associations and service on government boards and commissions. There is some material on his scholarly and administrative work at the University of Michigan, but the latter is more fully documented in the records of the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources.

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