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Lawrence C. Promnitz papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 9/14/54

Scope and Content

The collection (1972-1978, undated) contains biographical information. The collection also contains papers and research proposals relating to Dr. Promnitz’s interests in statistical models for tree growth.


  • 1972-1977, undated


Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Dr. Lawrence C. Promnitz was born November 21, 1944 in Berwyn, Illinois. He received his B.S. in Forest Management (1967) from Southern Illinois University, and his M.S. (1970) and Ph.D. (1972) in Forest Biometry from Iowa State University. He served as a Forestry Aid (1965-1966) for the U.S. Forest Service, a Graduate Research Assistant (1967-1968) and Instructor in Forestry (1971-1972) at Iowa State University, and was appointed Assistant Professor (1972-1976) and Associate Professor (1976) of Forestry and Statistics at Iowa State University. He was hired as a Research Forester (1977) for the Crown Zellerbach Central Research Division.

Dr. Promnitz is a member of the American Statistical Association, Xi Sigma Pi, Alpha Zeta, and earned the National Defense Education Act Fellowship (1968-1970).

Dr. Promnitz married Jane Lewis on March 17, 1978.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 Half-Document Box)

Language of Materials



The collection is organized Alphabetically.

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 9/14/54. Lawrence C. Promnitz papers, 1972-1977, undated
April 19, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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