C. L. Harrington Papers, 1904-1966

Summary Information

Title: C. L. Harrington Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1904-1966

  • Harrington, C. L. (Cornelius Louis), 1891-1966
Call Number: Mss 4; Audio 219A; PH 3164; PH 3165; PH 3166; M2005-048

Quantity: 3.0 c.f. (7 archives boxes and 1 flat box), 5 tape recordings, 728 photographs, and 68 negatives; plus additions of 1.2 c.f., and 16 photographs and 14 negatives

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Cornelius Louis (Neal) Harrington, a superintendent of state forests and parks (1923-1958), including personal and professional correspondence; numerous reports, memoranda, and other official documents concerning his work with state forests and state parks for the Wisconsin Department of Conservation; speeches and writings; resource material (including correspondence files of State Forester E.M. Griffith) collected on the history of forests and conservation in Wisconsin; and oral history tapes and transcriptions. Personal papers include a diary and correspondence covering his World War I duty, his experiences on the S.S. Tuscania, and letters concerning his work as a state forester during the early years of the program; reminiscent letters written by other forest service pioneers concerning their experiences; personal financial records and ledgers of a livery stable owned by his father in Hurley, Wisconsin; and numerous photographs covering many aspects of his personal and professional life.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-mss00004
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