Guide to the Forestry Club Records, 1962-1976


The Forestry Club (sometimes called the Environmental Management Club) was founded in 1962 by graduate students from Duke's Department of Forestry. Contains correspondence, budgets, memoranda, flyers and negatives related to the activities of the student-run Forestry Club from the years 1962-1976.

Descriptive Summary

Record Group
Forestry Club records
Duke University. Forestry Club
0.25 Linear Feet, 100 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

Collection Overview

Contains correspondence, budgets, memoranda and flyers relating to Club activities. Activities include the Spring Banquet and Christmas tree sales, academic meetings, yearbook and speakers series. Also contains photographic negatives of banquets, a club portrait and student projects. A folder of prints was moved to the Photograph Collection. Packets of canceled checks and detailed financial statements were discarded, and the collection was reduced to one Hollinger box.

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warning Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

1. Container List

1 box
Correspondence, 1968-1973
Box 1
Donation Possibilities
Box 1
Box 1
Social, 1971, 1973
Box 1
Forestry Banquet, 1971
Box 1
Forestry Club Spring Banquet, 1974
Box 1
Memos, undated
Box 1
Yearbook "Taeda", 1963, 1964
Box 1
Forestry Club Christmas Tree Sale, 1969
Box 1
S.A.F. Chapter Possibility
Box 1
Operation Muscle
Box 1
Minutes, 1969-1970
Box 1
Finances, 1969-1972
Box 1
Forestry Who's Who
Box 1
Student Faculty Committee
Box 1
Speaker Series
Box 1
Box 1
Correspondence, Memoranda, Clippings, 1974-1975
Box 1

Historical Note

Biographical/Historical note

The Forestry Club (sometimes called the Environmental Management Club) was founded in 1962 by graduate students in Duke's School of Forestry. The Club organized activities for Forestry students including the Spring Banquet and Christmas tree sale and also published a yearbook starting in 1964-1965. The Club also served as an advocacy group during 1975-1976 amid Duke University's deliberations regarding the phase-out of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Nicholas School of the Environment records. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Tropical Studies (Organization for) Records, 1962-1974. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Phytotron Records, 1958-1984. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Ellwood S. Harrar Papers, 1928-1975. (University Archives, Duke University.)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Forestry Club Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The Forestry Club Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1977.

Processing Information

Processed by Jessica Wood,

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser,