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Name Kelley, Evan W.

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Correspondence file #3 - 2004.014.003

Grazing issues dominate this period - annual reports and grazing complaints especially the complaint of Fritz Egles, Document send to Regional Office to establish his date of Birth.

Reports - 2004.014.005

Fritz Egles grazing complaint, annual grazing reports for the Eldorado NF, range usage directive, range management issues, history of law enforcement, Eldorado NF fire report 1919-1959

Clippings - 2004.014.008

"The Long Sheep Trail Through California," San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle "Sloughhouse Man is Chief of Cattleman," Lloyd Mehrten elected, Sacramento Bee Gift Left to Colorado School of Mines by William H Friedhoof, a Forest Service retiree. Mining Congress Journal. "Summer in Region's Parks and Forests." The Spokesman-Review, Inland Empire magazine. 7 pages "Biltmore: Fountain-Head of Forestry in America," and "WNC leaders headed Drive for Establishing National Forests." Ashville Citizen-Times "First Forestry School In America Was In Biltmore." Howard R Krinbill writes (a 1909 grduate) writes in response to article recent Biltmore article "Final Rites Are Held for Late Hale Mace."

Grazing Map of District 10 - 2004.014.015

Evan W. Kelley is apparent author of this map. The map show the different grazing allotments area and permittee names. Colors used to differentiate the allotments. Map area is in the southwest corner of present day Eldorado National Forest in California.

W. E. Fry - Beaverhead NF Forest Supervisor 1926 - 1961 - 2004.075.192

W. E. Fry - Beaverhead NF Forest Supervisor 1926 - 1961 -- William E Fry's 39 year Forest Service career. Born 6/18/1901 in Cripple Creek, CO. First season job with USFS -1919 or 1920, Grad from Univ of Montana in 1923, First permanent job USFS on the Dearborn District of the Lewis and Clark NF. -- Draft tribute to retiring W E Fry on June 8, 1961 by Donald Nelson -- Draft letter for Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson to sign - sent to Fry on his retirement Several drafts present -- Biographical notes on W E Fry prepared by Nelson -- Letter to District Ranger Fry from Regional Forester Evan W Kelley on the subject the Ranger's job and his responsibilities. 1935

Donald Nelson's University Papers, Graded Exams 1928 - 1929 - 2004.075.575

Job Performance Requirements for District Ranger 1939 -- Regional Forester Evan (Major) Kelley and Kaniksu Forest Supervisor write Donald Nelson, news Sandpoint District Ranger, with advice on the job performance requirements of the Sandpoint District Rangers job. Two letter plus Ryan's cover letter on the Regional Forester's letter. Copy. Donald Nelson Jr. has the original letters

Kelley Requests Stories from Retirees and Evan W. Kelly obituary - 2006.025.005

Evan W. Kelley letter to the people of Region One requesting retirees to submit stories of their experience in working for the Forest Service during the early days of Region 1. Replies would be bound into a book. History of the Forest Service needs to be humanized. Evan W. Kelly obituary: Born October 19, 1882 in Sierra City, California; Died October 3, 1966 in Santa Barbara, CA

Letters from Bob Marshall on Airplane Access in Wilderness - 2006.034.002

Two letters from Bob Marshall >> To Meyer regarding a five day trip to the Sawtooth Wilderness Area and poisoning that gave him convulsions. >> To Evan (Kelley, Regional Forester, Northern Region, Missoula, MT) giving his opinion on allowing the use of airplanes to transport elk hunters into the South Fork of the Flathead River, (now part of the Bob Marshall Wilderness) for elk hunting. >> 1937 - Bob Marshall was Chief of the Division of Recreation and Lands in the Washington Office for the Forest Service. Scanned Also see: 2014.30.14 Bob Marshall Letters from Alaska 1930-31

Documents, bulletins and letters written by and to Bob Marshall - 2006.034.003

Documents, bulletins and letters written by and to Bob Marshall

Letters - 2007.020.165

1935 letter from Evan Kelley regarding first smokejumper; 1956 letter from from E. Domingo Hardison fire in California and 1903 letter form J. H. Fimple regarding how rangers should put out fires.

National Museum of Forest Service History Newsletters Volume 20 2008 - 2008.005.105

National Museum of Forest Service History Newsletters 2008 Volume 20 2/1/2008Vol 20No 1 --Forest Service Technology and Development Program. Spark arresters Fire shelters Hand pump Building design. Conceptual interpretive plan. Sam Dimas T&D Center. Missoula T&D Center, Allen Lorin Hearst ObituaryAuthor: Bert Lindler 5/1/2008Vol 20No 2 -- Museum building architectural design completed, Timber framing, Melvin M. Lewis an early ranger and his story, Siskiyou National Forest, World War II Guayule Emergency Rubber Project, Evan W. Kelley Regional Forester (R-1) was Guayule Project DirectorAuthors: Dick Bacon, Frank E. Lewis, Don Nelson Jr. 8/1/2008Vol 20No 3 --The Plains Shelterbe

The Job of a District Ranger 1935 - 2010.008.130

The Job of a District Ranger 1935 Regional Forester Evan Kelley (Northern Region) spells out his thoughts on the duties and responsibilities of a district ranger. Photocopy

Major Evan Kelley Dies in California - 2013.005.009

Major Evan Kelley Dies in California 1966 Evan W. Kelley born 19 October 1882 and died 3 October 1966, In 1906 he was appointed a forest guard on the Tahoe Forest Reserve in California. During World War I he was Captain and later Major in the 10th Engineers Regiment. He was appointed Eastern Regional Forester in 1925. Later he was transferred to Regional Forester of the Northern Region in Missoula, Montana. During World War II he supervised the Guayule Emergency Rubber Project in California. Kelley retired in 1944. Newspaper name and published date unknown.

Service Bulletin, Vol X, No. 11, March 15, 1926 - 2014.020.003

Service Bulletin, March 15, 1926 >> Information from the Forest Service's National Headquarters sent to field personnel. Contents were considered confidential. >> Fire Control and Preparedness by Evan W. Kelley, District 7 >> Wind Dissemination of Douglas Fire Seeds by Leo A. Isaac, Pacific Northwest Forest Experiment Station >> District (Region) 8 - Chugach National Forest Insect problems by L. C. Pratt, District 8 >> District (Region) 1 - Northern Pacific Railway has cooperated with the Forest Service on fire patrols since 1910. New agree is a model of fairness and simplicity. 1.5 million acres of N. P. lands in D-1 Annual NP payment to FS is $70,000 per year >> District (Region) 2 T

N. Rocky Mountain Experiment Station Correspondence,1938-1948 - 2014.030.032

N. Rocky Mountain Experiment Station Correspondence,1938-1948 >> Northern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, located in Missoula, MT >> Problems identified with partial western white pine partial cutting on private land near Clarkia, ID, 1941 >> Winton Lumber Company stumpage volumes on several tracts of company land, 1939 >> Analysis of timber sales in the North Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River between 1909 and 1937, report dated 1939 >> Yale University Professor R. C. Hawley comments of Forest Service paper by Kenneth P. Davis. Should slash disposal be considered as a logging cost? 1939 >> Potential Silvicultural work on the Priest River Experimental Forest, 1938 >>

Proceedings of the Supervisors' Meeting, District No. 5, San Francisco, California, December 9 to 14, 1912 - 2016.052.003

Proceedings of the Supervisors' Meeting, District No. 5, San Francisco, California, December 9 to 14, 1912 Introduction explanation on how the proceedings were reclaimed from the past (see PDF document "Reclaimed") by the work of Dave Evans, Greg Greenway, Kevin "Lex" Palmer and Gerald A. Gates Attendance included Coert DuBois, District Forester, District 5; District Foresters from Districts 2 and 3; Assistant District Foresters; Forest Supervisors; Deputy Forest Supervisors and Assistants; and three non-Forest Service persons - Sierra Club; Logger and Southern Pacific Railroa (See PDF "Attend" for complete list of attendees) and PDF Index for an index of topics discussed

Evan "Major" Kelley Retirement Program - 2017.057.041

Evan "Major" Kelley Retirement Program >> Program of songs and verse for Evan "Major" W. Kelley retirement party, October 1944 >> Kelley was born 19 October 1882 and died 3 October 1966. In 1906, he was appointed a forest guard on the Tahoe Forest Reserve in California. During World War I he was Captain and later Major in the 10th Engineers Regiment. He was appointed Eastern Regional Forester in 1925. Later he was transferred to Regional Forester of the Northern Region in Missoula, Montana. During World War II he supervised the Guayule Emergency Rubber Project in California. Kelley retired in 1944. >> Front cover Evan Kelley and back cover probably Percy (Pete) D. Hanson who succeed Kelle

Mule Presented to Retired Regional Forester Evan Kelley - 2017.066.004

Mule Presented to Retired Evan Kelley 1945 >> Two photographs on the page >> Presentation of "Queenie (a mule with a loaded Decker Pack Saddle) to Evan "Major" Kelley (recently retired Regional Forester, Northern Region) by Missoula Chamber of Commerce at luncheon on February 17. >> Regional Forester P. D. Hanson (Northern Region). Mr. Hanson comes from Region Five (California) to take the place of Major Evan W. Kelley, who recently retired.

Northern Region Supervisors' Meeting 1942 - 2017.066.005

Northern Region Supervisors' Meeting 1942 >> Meeting held in Missoula, Montana >> See attached PDF for list of persons attending

Image of Roy A. Phillips Retirement Album - Album

Roy A. Phillips Retirement Album - Album

Roy A. Phillips Memory Album 1951 Letters and photographs from co-workers in the Northern Region of the Forest Service to Phillips on his retirement as Forest Supervisor of the Custer National Forest in December of 1951. Phillips joined the Forest Service in 1910. He previously worked on the Lolo, Kaniksu, St Joe, Nez Perce, Regional Office and the Guayule Project. Letters in the Album are from: Evan W.(Major) Kelley, Leon C. Hurtt, John F. Theriault, Frank C. Curtiss, Karl A. Klehm, Warren Akers, Clyde Blake, G. M. Brandborg, Duncan Moir, J. Urquhart, and Hi Lyman The album is in a wood binder with rawhide binding.