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C. L. Harrington papers, 1904-1966

Harrington, C. L. (Cornelius Louis), 1891-1966

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Photos, Drawings, Prints; Sound Recordings
  • Physical Details
    • 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
  • OCLC ocn173712052, ocn173700130
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  • Papers of Cornelius Louis (Neal) Harrington, a former 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 SS 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.


  • Presented by Cornelius L. Harrington, Madison, Wisconsin, 1954, and by John T. and Richard N. Harrington, Milwaukee, 1967 and 1970.
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