The Forest History Society is an ideal starting place for archival research on Canada’s forests. The following information is from their website:
- The FHS Environmental History Bibliographic Database contains information on over 3,200 publications about Canada.
- The FHS Environmental History Archival Collections Database contains descriptions of about 900 groups of records about Canadian individuals or organizations to be found in repositories within and outside of Canada.
- FHS has published around 50 articles about Canada in its various journals and magazines and eight full-length books with Canadian content.
- FHS receives 10 Canadian journals and houses small collections of other Canadian publications from 1900–1930 in its Library and Archives.
- FHS has conducted 10 oral history interviews dealing with Canadian topics. The list of these oral histories can be found at: http://www.foresthistory.org/Research/ohisrch.html.
- The FHS Board of Directors has 4 Canadian members including one of its Vice-Chairs.
- FHS is affiliated with Duke University, and maintains close working relationship with several departments on campus including the Center for Canadian Studies.
- Through its affiliation with Duke University, all contributions to FHS are tax deductible to individuals and corporations, according to Revenue Canada.
Emily Jane Davis
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- Updated Program for “Conference of the B.C. Forest History Association.” - July 16, 2009
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- Trent University Archives - April 24, 2009
- Using Oral Histories: A View from the Forest History Society - April 20, 2009
- The Forest Shop - March 24, 2009
- Reconstruction Techniques and Forest / Soil History - March 20, 2009
- Natural Resources Canada: Library Catalogue - February 24, 2009
- Holdings of the Norther BC Archives (NBCA) and Advice for First-Time Archival Researchers - February 20, 2009