These papers were created and assembled by Roland
Dimick and document the establishment of the
Department of Fish, Game, and Fur Animal Management and Dimick's participation in the Oregon Wildlife Federation..
Funding for encoding this
finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for
Roland Eugene Dimick was born in Hubbard, Oregon on July 5, 1899. He
received a B.S. in 1926 and an M.S. in 1931 from Oregon State College. From
1929 to 1931 Dimick was a teaching fellow and assistant at the Agricultural
Experiment Station, and served as Assistant Professor from 1931 to 1936. He
helped establish the Department of Fish, Game, and Fur Animal Management and
was appointed Professor and department head in 1936. He was department head
until 1963 and became Professor Emeritus in 1966.
Dimick received the OSU Distinguished Service Award in 1969. He was a
member of the Sigma Xi, Kappa Delta Pi and Gamma Sigma Delta honorary
societies. Dimick died in Corvallis on February 1, 1980.
Series 1 and 2 document the establishment of the Department of Fish,
Game and Fur Animal Management at Oregon State in 1935-36. The Oregon Wildlife
Federation materials include an early constitution and membership list, general
bulletins sent to county chapters, reports, resolutions, annual meeting
programs, a recording on fishing, and news clippings. Photographs are of
William J. Smith and the Oregon Wildlife Federation, logging salvage
operations, and the Camp Adair area.
Use of the Collection
Preferred Citation :
Roland Eugene Dimick Papers, Oregon State University Archives,
Organized into 9 series: 1. William L. Finley Correspondence; 2. Dept.
of Fish, Game, and Fur Animal Curricula; 3. Grade Distribution Study; 4.
Agriculture Awards Banquets; 5. Wildlife Club; 6. Oregon Wildlife Federation;
7. Miscellany; 8. Photographs; 9. Recording. Most series are arranged
Custodial History :
Papers were found in Dimick's office.
Related Materials :
Fisheries and Wildlife Department Records (RG 190) and Photograph
Collection (P 179); and the William L. Finley Papers.
Detailed Description of the Collection
Series I: Correspondence with William L.