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Richard H. D. Boerker papers

Call Number: MS 920
Scope and Contents

The papers of Richard Hans Douai Boerker consist of letters from prominent foresters, botanists, ecologists, and other scientists, and of a small amount of printed matter, including announcements for books by Boerker and others, newspaper clippings, programs, certificates, and other memorabilia. The correspondence, which is arranged chronologically, contains letters pertaining to forestry jobs held by Boerker, including letters of recommendation and letters from a variety of federal and state officials; pertaining to his study at the University of Michigan and the University of Nebraska; and pertaining to his writings on forestry. Many of the latter letters are acknowledgments of receipt of copies of his books and other publications from professionals, forestry societies, libraries, and universities in America and Europe. One of these, dated November 29, 1918, comes from Theodore Roosevelt.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for 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 Richard H. D. Boerker, 1966.

0.25 Linear Feet
Related Names
Boerker, Richard H. D. (Richard Hans Douai), 1887-
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