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A Guide to the Austin Cary Papers

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
March 2005

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cary, Austin, 1865-1936
Title: Austin Cary Papers
Dates: 1905-1936
Abstract: Papers relating to forestry, naval stores, and the turpentine industry in Florida.
Extent: 7.5 Linear feet. 18 Boxes.
Identification: Ms 12
Language(s): English
Online Content Items from this collection have been digitized and are available online in the UF Digital Collections. For more information please see the note below.

Biographical/Historical Note

Forester and logging engineer. Born in Maine; educated at Bowdoin College; Assistant Professor of Forestry, Harvard College, 1905-1909; Superintendent of State Parks, New York, 1909-1910; Logging Engineer, U.S. Forests Service, 1919-1935.

Scope and Content

Papers and photographs relating to forestry, naval stores, and the turpentine industry.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Alternate Form of Material

Digital reproductions of items in this collection are available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

Alternate Form of Finding Aid

Finding aid available in the library was prepared by the Florida Historical Records Survey.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Austin Cary Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Austin Cary estate through University of Florida School of Forestry, 1936.

Processing Notes

Finding aid materials prepared by the Florida Historical Records Survey.

Contents List

1 Folders 1-17.
2 Folders 18-28.
3 Folders 29-43.
4 Folders 44-54.
5 Folders 55-63.
6 Folders 64-69.
7 Folders 70-76.
8 Folders 77-89.
9 Folders 90-96.
10 Folders 97-101.
11 Notebooks: 350, 359, 384, 390, 434 - 439.
12 Notebooks: 334 - 337, 379 -380.
13 Notebooks: 327 - 331, 333.
14 Notebooks: 321 - 326.
15 Notebooks: 441 - 443.
16 Folders 102-106.
17 Photographs.
18 Additional Cary materials transferred to the PKY Library of Florida History, August 1977, from the U.S. Forest Service.

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Forests and forestry -- Florida.
Naval stores.
Turpentine industry and trade.
United States. Forest Service.

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