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Inventory of the American Pulpwood Association Records, 1948 - 1979

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Descriptive Summary

Abstract: The American Pulpwood Association was established in 1935 to promote the interests of forest products industry members. On January 1, 2000, this national trade association changed its name to the Forest Resources Association, Inc.
Materials include minutes of meetings, technical releases, and technical papers from the Appalachian, Lake States, Northeastern, Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western Technical Divisions of the American Pulpwood Association. Also included are memoranda, meeting agendas and programs, organization directories and by-laws, and various annual, weekly, and monthly technical bulletins and reports.
Title: American Pulpwood Association Records, 1948 - 1979
Creator: American Pulpwood Association
Repository: Forest History Society Library and Archives
Call Number: 3921
Language of Material: Material in English
Extent: 6.0 linear feet
(4 record cartons)

Historical Note

The American Pulpwood Association was established in 1935 to promote the interests of forest products industry members. On January 1, 2000, this national trade association changed its name to the Forest Resources Association, Inc.


Collection Overview

Materials include minutes of meetings, technical releases, and technical papers from the Appalachian, Lake States, Northeastern, Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western Technical Divisions of the American Pulpwood Association. Also included are memoranda, meeting agendas and programs, organization directories and by-laws, and various annual, weekly, and monthly technical bulletins and reports.

Collection Arrangement

1. Minutes of meetings, agendas, memoranda, technical papers, and other records, 1948-1979



Subject Headings

  • American Pulpwood Association
  • Paper industry -- United States
  • Pulpwood -- United States -- 20th century
  • Trade associations -- Wood-pulp industry -- United States
  • Wood-pulp industry -- United States

Detailed Description of the Collection

1. Minutes of meetings, agendas, memoranda, technical papers, and other records, 1948-1979.

Box 1
Appalachian Technical Division
Includes minutes of meetings, agendas, memoranda, and technical papers for the years 1948-1977. Some materials are collated and bound, while others are filed together by year.
Box 1
Lake States Technical Division
Includes minutes of meetings, agendas, memoranda, and technical papers for the years 1950-1977. Some materials are collated and bound, while others are filed together by year.
Box 2
Northeastern Technical Division
Includes minutes of meetings, agendas, memoranda, and technical papers for the years 1950-1977. Some materials are collated and bound, while others are filed together by year.
Box 2
Southwestern Technical Division
Includes minutes of meetings, agendas, memoranda, and technical papers for the years 1950-1977. Some materials are collated and bound, while others are filed together by year.
Box 3
Southeastern Technical Division
Minutes of meetings, agendas, memoranda, and technical papers for the years 1950-1977. Some materials are collated and bound, while others are filed together by year.
Box 3
Western Technical Division
Minutes of meetings, agendas, memoranda, and technical papers for the years 1958-1977. Materials are filed together by year.
Box 4
Pulpwood Annuals, 1954-1973
Box 4
Organization Directory and By-laws, 1959-1976
Box 4
"Fifty Years of Service to the Pulpwood Industry," 1934-1984 (published January 1984)
Box 4
50th Anniversary Annual Meeting Program, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1-3, 1984
Box 4
Pulpwood Highlights, 1978-1968
Box 4
Forest Notes, 1963-1954
Box 4
Legislative Bulletin, 1957-1963, 1968-1967, and 1979-1969
Box 4
News Letter, 1963-1957
Box 4
Monthly Pulpwood Report, 1968
Box 4
Monthly Pulpwood Summary, 1975-1969
Box 4
Weekly Pulpwood Summary, 1975-1965, and 1979-1975
Box 4
Logging Safety Progress Report, 1978-1971

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], American Pulpwood Association, Library and Archives, Forest History Society, Durham, NC, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Received from Bob Izlar of the American Pulpwood Association in February of 1982. Additional materials were pulled from the Forest History Society's Vertical File collection and merged with these records in August 1998.

Processing Information

Processed by Michele Justice, August 1998

Encoded by Amanda Ross, September 2008

Funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission supported the encoding of this finding aid. Support for digitization and outreach provided by the Alvin J. Huss Endowment.