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A Short Account of the Big Trees of California

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A report on the Calaveras and Stanislaus big tree groves of California, prepared by the Division of Forestry with the intent of aiding preservation.

Resource Type: Book

Subject: Agriculture; Botanical literature; Logging; Lumbering; Redwoods; California--Calaveras Big Trees State Park; California--Stanislaus National Forest; California--Mariposa Grove; California--Fresno County; California--Tulare County

Date: 1900

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Gifford Pinchot writes to Vice President Roosevelt with a proposed itinerary for an eight to ten week trip to explore the forests and irrigation of the West. Frederick Haynes Newell of the United States Geological Survey has proposed to Pinchot a way in which press coverage could be controlled.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Forests and forestry; Irrigation; Press coverage; Travel; Travel--Planning; United States, West; Arizona--Grand Canyon; California--Sequoia National Park; California--Sierra National Forest Region; Washington (State)--Mount Rainier; North America--North Cascades; United States--Uinta Mountains; Oregon--Dalles Region; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Newell, Frederick Haynes, 1862-1932

Date: 1901-03-27

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Both Gifford Pinchot and Frederick Haynes Newell understand why Vice President Roosevelt cannot make the trip. Pinchot would like to meet with Roosevelt before he goes west.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Travel; United States, West; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; New York (State)--Albany; Newell, Frederick Haynes, 1862-1932

Date: 1901-04-02

Telegram from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Gifford Pinchot asks Vice President Roosevelt to serve with himself and Secretary Wilson on the committee to draft resolutions for the Society of American Foresters on the death of Benjamin Harrison.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Committees; Death and burial of a person; Presidents--Death; Resolutions, Legislative--U.S. states; Society of American Foresters; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901; Wilson, James, 1835-1920

Date: 1901-04-04

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Gifford Pinchot gratefully accepts Vice President Roosevelt's invitation to take lunch at Oyster Bay, New York. Pinchot thanks Roosevelt for agreeing to serve on the committee and encloses resolutions on the death of Benjamin Harrison.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Committees; Death and burial of a person; Luncheons; Presidents--Death; Resolutions, Legislative--U.S. states; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Society of American Foresters; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901

Date: 1901-04-05

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Gifford Pinchot sends Vice President Roosevelt a copy of the resolutions on the death of Benjamin Harrison. Pinchot asks that Roosevelt sign and send them to Harrison's widow, Mary Dimmick Harrison.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Resolutions, Legislative--U.S. states; Widows; Society of American Foresters; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901; Harrison, Mary Dimmick, 1858-1948

Date: 1901-04-08

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Gifford Pinchot sends Vice President Roosevelt a copy of D. C. Middleton's letter as well as Pinchot's reply. Pinchot will appoint the friend of Assemblyman Allds on Middleton's recommendation, but will give strict instructions to discharge him if he is found to be incompetent.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Employment references; Letters; Political party organization; Allds, Jotham Powers, 1865-1923

Date: 1901-05-11

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to D. C. Middleton

Description:

Gifford Pinchot is pleased that Governor Odell has approved the $8500 for the Division of Forestry. Pinchot will appoint an unnamed man based on D. C. Middleton's recommendation, but the man must maintain satisfactory work performance. Pinchot is glad that Middleton was pleased with the report on Township 40 and will be happy to distribute to any names that Middleton forwards to him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Employment references; Publications; New York (State); United States. Division of Forestry; Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Allds, Jotham Powers, 1865-1923

Date: 1901-05-11

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Gifford Pinchot does not expect Vice President Roosevelt to be able to attend the meeting of the American Forestry Association but hopes he will be able to send a letter as he did last year. Pinchot is taking a short trip to Oregon and is unsure whether he will be able to take a hunting trip in the fall.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Congresses and conventions; Forests and forestry; Hunting; Letters; Travel; Colorado--Denver; Oregon; United States--Black Hills; Oregon--Oregon Cascades Recreation Area; American Forestry Association

Date: 1901-07-23

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Gifford Pinchot regrets not having a letter for the Denver meeting of the American Forestry Association but understands Vice President Roosevelt's position. Pinchot and Frederick Haynes Newell are exploring some grazing and irrigation issues and will be leaving for a two week trip to the mountains. Although Pinchot expects to miss his hunt, he hopes he and Roosevelt have a "good visit, with lots of exercise."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Congresses and conventions; Forests and forestry; Grazing; Hunting; Irrigation; Letters; Travel; Exercise; Colorado--Denver; American Forestry Association; Newell, Frederick Haynes, 1862-1932

Date: 1901-08-05

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