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Corydon P. Cronk Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0117

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


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..

Biographical Note

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)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift from Corydon and Gertrude Cronk in 1968.

Guide to the Corydon P. Cronk Papers
Box And Folder List Available
Brenda Howitson Steeves
March 2004
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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States