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Wendell Gillett Beardsley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 9/14/65

Scope and Content

The collection (1964-1990, undated) contains Wendell Gillett Beardsley's biographical information and publications. Beardsley’s publications included in the collection focus on his research in outdoor recreation policies.


  • Creation: 1964-1990, undated

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Wendell Gillett Beardsley was born October 22, 1940 in Stillwater, Minnesota. He received his B.S. (1962) from the University of Minnesota, M.S. (1965) from the University of Minnesota, and Ph.D. (1969) from Utah State University.

He served as a Forester (1962-1963) in the Umatilla National Forest, a Research Staff Member (1964-1965) for the Minnesota Outdoor Recreation Resources Commission, and a Research Forester (1965-1966) for the Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Fort Collins, Colorado. He was also a Research Forester (1966-1969) for the Cooperative Recreation Research Unit in Logan, Utah, and as an Economist (1969-1971) for Production Economics and Recreation Resource Planning Projects.

Dr. Beardsley was a member of Xi Sigma Pi and Alpha Zeta.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 half-document box)

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The collection is organized Alphabetically.

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 9/14/65. Wendell Gillett Beardsley papers, 1964-1990, undated
April 19, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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