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MSS 00150 Guide to the R. C. Bryant silviculture notebook and materials, 1899, undated

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Bryant, Ralph Clement, b. 1877


0.01 Linear feet

General Physical Description note


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Acquisitions Information

Transferred from the Forest Resources Library, 1981 January 15


Processed by: Special Collections Staff;machine-readable finding aid created by: Dawne E. Howard

Scope and Content Note

The R. C. Bryant silviculture notebook and materials consists of an 1899 notebook with handwritten notes and with a typed page titled, "Knowledge from the field of timberphysics desirable to silviculture," taped inside. In addition, there are photocopies of a silviculture study sheet and examination. These materials likely belonged to Bryant's son, Ralph Clement Bryant (1913 -1994).

Biographical Note

R. C. Bryant was the first person to receive a forestry degree in the United States. His son, Ralph Clement Bryant (1913 - 1994), was a Professor of Forestry at North Carolina State University for more than 25 years. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Yale University, and his Ph.D. from Duke University. He joined the North Carolina State University faculty in 1952. In 1970, the university recognized Bryant as an "outstanding teacher of the year." He was also a member Sigma Xi, Xi Sigma Pi, Alpha Zeta, the Society of American Foresters, the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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[Identification of item], R. C. Bryant silviculture notebook and materials, MSS 150, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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