Verne Lester Harper Papers
Scope and Content
The Harper Papers include materials pertaining to the International Union of Societies of Foresters from 1964 to 1974, and to the 15th Congress of the International Union of Forestry Research Organizations held in Gainesville, Florida, in 1971. There are also papers related to his service with the University of Florida and with the U.S. Forest Service.
The collection is open for research.
Verne Lester Harper was born August 13, 1902 in Monroe, South Dakota. He moved to Florida in 1927 to take employment as a forestry research scientist with the U.S. Forest Service at Starke and Lake City (1927-1935).He served as Deputy Chief for Research with the U.S. Forest Service from 1951-1966. He became a professor of forestry with the University of Florida in 1966 and retired in 1972 with emeritus status. He died in 1997.
2.5 Linear feet (6 boxes)
Language of Materials
Correspondence and other papers pertaining to Verne L. Harper's activities with the United States Forestry Service, the International Union of Societies of Foresters and the University of Florida.
University of Florida Smathers Library Building
Donated in 1988 by Verne Harper.
- A Guide to the Verne Lester Harper Papers
- Finding aid created by Dept. Staff
- December 2011
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- Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
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- Description is written in English.
Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America