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Herbert Isaac Winer papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1160

Scope and Contents

The papers of Herbert Isaac Winer include material related to Dr. Winer’s teaching at the Yale Forestry School (later Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies), including course files, student files, correspondence, and class trips to the Yale Forestry Camp in Crossett, Arkansas. Research files consist of field data and statistical studies of logging and sawmill operations in the southern United States, especially in Crossett and Urania, Louisiana. The papers include data sheets, statistics, graphs, camp logs and reports, maps, and similar papers, many of them compiled by Winer. They are divided into studies of Urania, Crossett, and general mill studies and field data, and have been arranged chronologically within each division. Outside of Yale University, the papers include research files from Winer’s employment at the Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada (1964-78) and the Mead Corporation (1979-1988). Further material includes files from Winer’s forestry consulting work, various forestry related journals and publications collected by Winer for research, course work, or personal use, and personal files after his retirement from teaching in 1996.

Dates

  • 1911-2014

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Administrative records are restricted until 2039 as established by Yale Corporation regulations. http://web.library.yale.edu/mssa/collections/research-use-of-yale-university-archives.

Student records are restricted until 2076 as established by Yale Corporation regulations. http://web.library.yale.edu/mssa/collections/research-use-of-yale-university-archives. Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy of non-commercially produced items for their personal use should consult the ordering reproductions information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site. Original born digital files, as well as preservation masters, may not be accessed due to their fragility. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist request that they be made. Born digital files cannot be accessed remotely. System requirements include a Manuscripts and Archives computer and file viewing software.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by Herbert Isaac Winer, whether such works are at Yale or physically located elsewhere in the world, was transferred to Yale University in 2011. These materials may be used for non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from Yale University as the copyright holder. For other uses of these materials, please contact mssa.assist@yale.edu. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Elwood Maunder, 1968 and Herbert I. Winer, 2000, 2004, 2012, and 2018.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged by accession.

Extent

29.75 Linear Feet (70 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1160

Overview

The papers of Herbert Isaac Winer include material related to Dr. Winer’s teaching at the Yale Forestry School (later Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies), including course files, student files, correspondence, and class trips to the Yale Forestry Camp in Crossett, Arkansas. Research files consist of field data and statistical studies of logging and sawmill operations in the southern United States, especially in Crossett and Urania, Louisiana. The papers include data sheets, statistics, graphs, camp logs and reports, maps, and similar papers, many of them compiled by Winer. They are divided into studies of Urania, Crossett, and general mill studies and field data, and have been arranged chronologically within each division. Outside of Yale University, the papers include research files from Winer’s employment at the Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada (1964-78) and the Mead Corporation (1979-1988). Further material includes files from Winer’s forestry consulting work, various forestry related journals and publications collected by Winer for research, course work, or personal use, and personal files after his retirement from teaching in 1996.

Biographical / Historical

Herbert Isaac Winer received a BA from Yale University in 1942. Following military service during World War II, he returned to the university and earned a PhD in forestry in 1956. He served as an instructor in forestry, 1952-1956, and as an assistant professor of logging, 1956-1963. He held several positions in logging research with the Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada, from 1964-1978, and with the Mead Corporation in Dayton, Ohio, from 1979-1988. Winer served as president of the Forest History Society, 1987-1989. In 1988 Winer returned to Yale to serve as a lecturer at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies until his retirement from teaching in 1996. Winer died in New Haven, Connecticut in 2019.

Processing Information

The folder headings are those used by Winer.
Title
Guide to the Herbert Isaac Winer Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Diane E. Kaplan and Robert Bartels
Date
June 2000
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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