William H. Forbes papers, 1941-1978 (inclusive), 1948-1957 (bulk)


William H. Forbes papers, 1941-1978 (inclusive), 1948-1957 (bulk)

The William H. Forbes Papers, 1941-1978 (inclusive), 1948-1957 (bulk), consist of correspondence, research records, conference transcripts, committee reports, and reprints and publications resulting from Forbes’ personal and professional activities. The collection includes correspondence with family members, correspondence related to Forbes' involvement with the lumber and logging industry, and correspondence and research records produced by Forbes while at the Harvard School of Public Health. Records from Forbes’ participation in professional organizations, including the Council on Foreign Relations' Group on Climate and Economic Development in the Tropics, are also contained in the collection. Additionally, the collection includes reprints and publications related to Forbes’ research, as well as subject files on forestry compiled by Forbes. The William H. Forbes Papers consist of five series: Series I. Personal Correspondence; Series II. Harvard School of Public Health Correspondence and Research Records; III. Professional Organizations Records; IV. Collected Reprints and Publications; and V. Forestry Subject Files. Oversized items are housed in box 2.

1.3 cubic feet in 1 record storage carton and 1 legal document box.

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