Guide to the Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection
1951-1997

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Marcot, Bruce G.
Title: Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection
Dates: 1951-1997 ( inclusive )
1975-1993 ( bulk )
Quantity: 7.2 cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection Number: MSS Marcot
Summary: The Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection consists of publications, reports, studies, and correspondence assembled or generated by wildlife biologist Bruce G. Marcot pertaining to the spotted owl, the management of its habitat, and its status as an endangered species. The materials include studies of the spotted owl in California and and the southwestern United States in addition to the Pacific Northwest.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries
University Archives

121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR 97331-4501
Phone: (541) 737-2165
Email: archives@oregonstate.edu
http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/archives/

Languages: Materials in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical Note

Bruce G. Marcot is a research wildlife biologist with the U.S. Forest Service. He completed his Ph.D. in Fisheries and Wildlife at Oregon State University in 1985; his dissertation focussed on the habitat relationships of birds and young-growth Douglas-fir in northwest California. He has worked on several spotted owl projects since the 1970s.

Content Description

The Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection consists of materials assembled or generated by research wildlife biologist Bruce G. Marcot pertaining to the spotted owl, management of its habitat, and its status as an endangered species. The Collection includes publications, reports, and studies created by various agencies and organizations including the U.S. Forest Service, OSU Fisheries and Wildlife Department, U.S. Department of the Interior, the Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, and the Interagency Spotted Owl Scientific Committee. The Collection also includes correspondence between Marcot and others involved in the spotted owl research and management as well as student theses. While the bulk of the collection pertains to the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, northwestern California, and British Columbia), it also includes materials pertaining to the spotted owl in the Sierra Nevada of California and the southwestern United States.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Additional Reference Guides :  

Preliminary container list available online.

Processing Note :  

This collection is not fully processed; this guide is preliminary.

Related Materials :  

The Spotted Owl Management, Policy, and Research Collection consists of documents assembled by E. Charles Meslow pertaining to the northern spotted owl controversy in the Pacific Northwest during the 1980s and early 1990s.

The Liz VanLeeuwen Spotted Owl Collection consists of materials collected and generated by former Oregon State Representative Liz VanLeeuwen pertaining to the listing of the spotted owl as a protected endangered species in Oregon.


Subjects

  • Corporate Names :
  • Northwest Forest Plan (U.S.)
  • United States. Interagency Scientific Committee.
  • Subject Terms :
  • Endangered species--Northwest, Pacific.
  • Forest management--Northwest, Pacific.
  • Forests and forestry--Northwest, Pacific.
  • Spotted owl--Northwest, Pacific.
    • Other Creators :
    • United States. Forest Service.

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