Samuel Trask Dana papers, 1893-1970.


Dana, Samuel Trask, 1883-1978. Samuel Trask Dana papers, 1893-1970.

Samuel Trask Dana papers, 1893-1970.

Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other materials relating to his activities in forestry and conservation. Correspondents include: Percival P. Baxter, David R. Brower, Herman H. Chapman, Earle H. Clapp, Henry E. Clepper, Wilbur J. Cohen, the Conservation Foundation, Edward C. Crafts, James B. Craig, Emanuel Fritz, Henry S. Graves, William B. Greeley, Ralph S. Hosmer, Don P. Johnston, Myron Krueger, Richard E. McArdle, Woodbridge Metcalf, Barrington Moore, DeWitt Nelson. Charles L. Pack, Gifford Pinchot, Kenneth B. Pomeroy, Laurance S. Rockefeller, Nicholas Roosevelt, Francis Sargent, Save-The-Redwoods League, Henry Schmitz, Sierra Club, Charles P. Taft, Russell E. Train, Stewart L. Udall, Henry J. Vaux, and Raphael Zon.

10 linear ft. and 1 outsize folder.

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