Corydon P. Cronk Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains the personal papers and business records of Corydon P. Cronk of Wellesley, Massachusetts. It contains correspondence, job-related documents, photographs, subject files, and publications relating to Corydon Cronk's long and varied career in forestry. Included are speeches, reports, notes, memos, meeting notices, and conference programs. Also included are early records of the More, Mitchell, Millard, and Smith families.
- Creation: 1812-1967
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1910-1946
- Cronk, Corydon P., 1887-1972 (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Information on literary rights available in the repository..
Corydon P. Cronk was born in 1887 in Washington, D.C. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1912 with a master's degree in forestry. Mr. Cronk had a varied career in forestry, working both for private concerns and for the government. As a young man, he worked in the woods, gaining much practical experience before moving into numerous administrative positions. After his retirement, he remained active in various trade groups and maintained a life-long interest in the subject of forestry. Corydon Cronk died in 1972.
15 cubic feet (17 boxes)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift from Corydon and Gertrude Cronk in 1968.
Genre / Form
- Genealogies (Histories)
- Letters (Correspondence)
- Guide to the Corydon P. Cronk Papers
- Box And Folder List Available
- Brenda Howitson Steeves
- March 2004
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- Code for uncoded script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.