SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FORESTERS, GULF STATES SECTION

Mss. 3953

Container list

by

Luana Henderson

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

2010

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY ........................................................................................................................ 3
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE .......................................................................... 4
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ....................................................................................... 4
CONTAINER LIST ............................................................................................................ 5

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SUMMARY

Size

2.5 linear ft.

Geographic Locations

Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi.

Inclusive Dates

ca. 1937-1980.

Languages

English.

Summary

Correspondence, by-laws, minutes, resolutions, reports, and professional papers of the Gulf States Section of the Society of American Foresters.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Arrangement

Arranged in original order,

Reproduction Note

May be reproduced.

Copyright

For those materials not in the public domain, copyright is retained by the descendants of the creators in accordance with U.S. Copyright law.

Citation

Society of American Foresters, Gulf States Section Records, Mss. 3953, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack Location

47:19-20

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

Founded by Gifford Pinchot in 1900, the Society of American Foresters (SAF) is a national organization representing the forestry profession in the United States. The Gulf States Section of the SAF, comprised of foresters in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, was organized in 1927. Records in this collection were compiled by Professor Paul Y. Burns of Louisiana State University. Burns served as historian and archivist of the Gulf States Section from 1962 until 1980 when it was dissolved.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Records of Gulf States Section of the SAF document business, educational and professional activities within the organization. They consist of correspondence, by-laws, minutes, resolutions, reports, newsletters, minutes, and professional papers presented at meetings. Membership records consist of biographical sketches of members, directories and registration lists of meetings. Records include files on regional chapters, groups and sub-groups in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Files on chapters include student chapters at Louisiana State University, Mississippi State University and Louisiana Tech University. Also, found is a history of the Gulf States Section written by Professor Burns.

CONTAINER LIST

Stack Location

Box

Folders

Contents

47:19

1

1

2

3

4

5

MINUTES AND REPORTS OF SECTION MEETINGS

(missing: 1924 1938, 1944, 1945, 1947, and 1948).

NEWSLETTERS AND BULLETINS.

PROGRAMS OF SECTION MEETINGS.

MINUTES OF SECTION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. MEETINGS, REPORTS OF SECTION CHAIRMAN.

SECTION MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORIES AND MAILING LISTS; EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE LISTS.

47:19

2

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

COPIES OF SECTION RESOLUTIONS.

SECTION COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES AND REPORTS.

SECTION BY-LAWS.

SECTION CORRESPONDENCE.

SECTION FINANCIAL REPORTS.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF SECION MEMBERS (filed chronologically).

REGISTRATION LISTS AT SECTION MEETINGS.

PAPERS PRESENTED AT SECTION MEETINGS.

47:20

3

14A-D

14A

14B

14B-G 14B-F 14B-N 14B-C 14B-S 14B-P 14B-L 14B-T

CHAPTERS, GROUPS, AND SUB SECTIONS.

GENERAL.

LOUISIANA.

General and Louisiana Chapter.

Florida parishes or Southeastern Group.

North Louisiana Group.

Central Louisiana Group.

Southwest Louisiana Group.

Piney Woods Group.

LSU Student Chapter.

Louisiana Tech University Student Chapter.

14C

14C-G 14C-N 14C-L 14C-C 14C-S 14C-B 14C-C

MISSISSIPPI

General and Mississippi Chapter

Jackson & North Mississippi Group.

Loblolly Group & Magnolia Group.

Gulf Coast, Longstraw, & Longleaf Groups.

Southwest Mississippi Group.

Broadleaf Group (formed June 18, 1962).

Mississippi State University Student Chapter.

CONTAINER LIST (cont.)

Stack Location

Box

Folders

Contents

47:20

3

14D

TEXAS

14D-G 14D-S 14D-H 14D-L 14D-N 14D-F

General and Texas Chapter.

Southeast Texas Group.

Huntsville-Houston Group & Brazos-Trinity Group.

Lufkin-Nacogdoches Group.

Northeast Texas & Dallas-Fort Worth Groups.

SFA Student Chapter.

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16

17

18

19

20

21

MISCELLANEOUS.

AWARDS.

HISTORIAN CORRESPONDENCE.

BUSINESS MANAGER OF SECTION.

HISTORY THROUGH 1962.

NOTES ON HISTORY OF SECTION.

EXTRA COPIES OF SECTION NEWSLETTER.