Nathan D. Canterbury Papers, 1937-1977 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

Title: Nathan D. Canterbury Papers, 1937-1977Add to your cart.

ID: A/39

Primary Creator: Canterbury, Nathan D.

Extent: 11.0 Boxes

Subjects: Canterbury, Nathan D. -- Correspondence, Champion Papers, inc. -- Officials and employees, Foresters -- Texas, Forests and forestry -- Texas, Society of American Foresters. Gulf States Section

Forms of Material: Pamphlets

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

These papers, which relate to Canterbury's business and professional life, are divided into broad general categories. Within the broad categories the papers are subdivided and arranged by types, such as correspondence, reports, pamphlets and speeches. The Collection contains approximately 1474 items.

Collection Historical Note

Nathan D. Canterbury began his forestry career with the U. S. Forest Service in Montana in 1921 after receiving his Master of Forestry degree from Yale University. He later worked for the Massachusetts Forest and Park Association, was State Forester of Louisiana, Director of the Yale University Forest and served as Assistant State Forester of South Carolina. After moving to Texas, Canterbury worked for Champion Papers, Inc., as Division Forester and in 1946 established his own business in Houston as a consulting forester.

Among the professional honors Canterbury received were those of having been named a Fellow in the Society of American Foresters and having been presented the 1966 Texas Distinguished Service Award to Forestry. He helped organize the Gulf States Section of the Society of American Foresters and served as both secretary and chairman of the Section. Canterbury was a past president as well as a former vice president and member of the Board of Directors for the Texas Forestry Association.

("Canterbury, Nathan D." Control File, East Texas Research Center. Ralph W. Steen Library. Stephen F. Austin State University).

Subject/Index Terms

Canterbury, Nathan D. -- Correspondence
Champion Papers, inc. -- Officials and employees
Foresters -- Texas
Forests and forestry -- Texas
Society of American Foresters. Gulf States Section

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Access Restrictions: Open for research.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Associations, Societies, and Clubs],
[Box 2: Associations, Societies, and Clubs],
[Box 3: Associations, Societies, and Clubs],
[Box 4: Committees],
[Box 5: Committees],
[Box 6: Industries and Companies],
[Box 7: Industries and Companies; Miscellaneous],
[Box 8: Miscellaneous],
[Box 9: State and Government Agencies],
[Box 10: State and Government Agencies; Timber Material],
[Box 11: Timber Material; University-School Material; Volume Tables],
[Box 12: Phonograph records, 78 rpm],
[Maps 1],
[All]

Box 4: CommitteesAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Committee on Private Forestry - miscellaneous, 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Forest Industries Committee on Timber Valuation and Taxation - correspondence, 1965, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Forest Industries Information Committee - correspondence, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, 1946-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Forest Industries Information Committee - correspondence, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, 1946-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Forest Industries Information Committee - correspondence, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, 1946-1949Add to your cart.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Associations, Societies, and Clubs],
[Box 2: Associations, Societies, and Clubs],
[Box 3: Associations, Societies, and Clubs],
[Box 4: Committees],
[Box 5: Committees],
[Box 6: Industries and Companies],
[Box 7: Industries and Companies; Miscellaneous],
[Box 8: Miscellaneous],
[Box 9: State and Government Agencies],
[Box 10: State and Government Agencies; Timber Material],
[Box 11: Timber Material; University-School Material; Volume Tables],
[Box 12: Phonograph records, 78 rpm],
[Maps 1],
[All]

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