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Special Collections: Guide to the Henry Ives Baldwin Collection

Summary Information:

Collection Title: Henry Ives Baldwin Collection
Date of Collection:
Box Numbers: 313-314

Administrative Information:

Provenance: Gift of Mr. Baldwin, 1974
Access Restrictions: Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval
Preferred Citation: Henry Ives Baldwin Collection, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine
Copyright: Contact department for copyright information
For Additional Information:
     Special Collections
     University of Maine
     5729 Fogler Library
     Orono, Maine 04469-5729
     (207) 581-1686

Biographical Information:

Henry I. Baldwin was born in Saranac Lake, NY on August 23, 1896. He received his B.A. degree from Yale University in 1919, his M.F. degree in 1922, and his Ph.D. degree in 1931. He served in the US Army Signal Corps in 1918-1919, and as a second lieutenant in the US Army Air Force in 1942-46. He taught at Saranac Lake High School (1919-1920) and was the assistant to the dean at Yale University (1922), but most of his professional career was in research in forestry and related professions. He was the author of several books. Baldwin died in Hillsborough, NH in December 1992.

His survey records were deposited at the New Hampshire State Archives in August 1996.


Contains correspondence, documents, research project reports, articles, and radio scripts, relating to conservation, forestry, wood utilization, and Baldwin's career as research forester for the New Hampshire Forestry and Recreation Commission and president of the Northern Wood Utilization Council.


Arrangement of the collector has been maintained.

Finding Aid:

Box 313

Box 313 f1 Material relating to land acquisition.
Box 313 f2-5 Material relating to New Hampshire forest taxation.
Box 313 f6 New Hampshire. Forestry and Recreation Commission. Correspondence and mailing lists relating to biennial reports. 1950s.
Box 313 f7 Baldwin, Henry Ives. Correspondence, 1913-1926.
Box 313 f8 New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. The college woodlot. 1918.
Box 313 f9 News clippings, 1926.
Box 313 f10 New Hampshire. Planning and Development Commission. Forest tax law references for advisory committee on forest policy. 1930.
Box 313 f11 Materials relating to forestry education.
Box 313 f12 Royal, Dan C. A report on Alabama's second annual forestry camp for farm boys.
Box 313 f13,14 Educational materials relating to forestry.
Box 313 f15 Graff, John H. Map of Oxford and Franklin counties, Maine, and Coos County, New Hampshire. 1913.
Box 313 f16 Material relating to Civilian Conservation Corps Camps in New Hampshire.
Box 313 f17 Association of State Foresters. Materials and programs relating to annual meetings, 1937, 1939, 1941, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949.
Box 313 f18 Maine Lumber Manufacturers' Association. Reports of sawed lumber on hand. Jan. 1, 1923; Dec. 1, 1923; Dec 31, 1924.

Box 314

Box 314 f1 New Hampshire Lumbermen's Association. Reports of sawed lumber on hand. Mar. 1, 1922; Jan. 1, 1923; July 1, 1923; Jan. 1, 1925.
Box 314 f2 Radio scripts relating to forest management, conservation, etc.
Box 314 f3 Letters relating to radio broadcasts.
Box 314 f4 Northeastern Wood Utilization Council. Projects. 1950s. Includes some correspondence.
Box 314 f5 Baldwin, Henry Ives. Depletion reports. 1941-1942.
Box 314 f6 Materials relating to nursery at Pembroke, N.H. Includes payroll receipts and ledger slips. 1910.
Box 314 f7 Letters relating to financial matters.
Box 314 f7 Materials relating to Greeley, Pond, N.H.
Box 314 f8 Letters relating to Conservation Week in New Hampshire.
Box 314 f9 Northeastern Wood Utilization Council. Correspondence. 1940-1951.
Box 314 f10 Materials relating to Laconia v. Morin.  Includes clippings, pamphlets, letters, etc.
Box 314 f11 Materials relating to recreational development and control.
Box 314 f12 Articles for the press. 1930s.
Box 314 f13 Materials relating to the Clarke-McNary law. 1924.
Box 314 f14 Materials relating to blister rust control.
Box 314 f15 Dedication exercises [program]. New Hampshire State Office Building, Concord, N.H. 1940.
Box 314 f16 Materials relating to various New England forestry associations.
Box 314 f17 Memorandum on the proposed Cardigan Mountain State Forest purchase unit...1937.
Box 314 f18 Letters relating to private planting in New Hampshire. 1920-1922.
Box 314 f19 Bills and receipts, 1910.
Box 314 f20 New Hampshire. Forestry Commission. Correspondence, 1927-1936.
Box 314 f21 New Hampshire. Forestry Advisory Boards. Materials relating to meeting and forums. 1946.
Box 314 f22 Foster, John H. Letters. 1930-1940.

Finding Aids for selected manuscript collections in the Special Collections Department at Fogler Library are accessible online in URSUS, in a browsable Guide to Manuscript Collections. Please contact Special Collections at or (207) 581-1686 for further information.

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