Pomeroy & McGowin, Inc. Materials

MC 2400

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
Email: specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Pomeroy & McGowin, Inc. (Monticello, Ark.)
Title
Pomeroy & McGowin, Inc. Materials
Inclusive Dates
circa 1939-1988
Identification
MC 2400
Extent
0.03 linear feet (2 folders)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
Abstract
Materials regarding the history of the Pomeroy & McGowin, Inc. forest management company and its predecessor, the Ozark Badger Lumber Company.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Pomeroy and McGowin, Inc. Materials were acquired by the Special Collections Department circa 1988-1996.

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in July 2019.

Preferred Form of Citation

Pomeroy & McGowin, Inc. Materials (MC 2400), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

Pomeroy & McGowin, Inc. is a Monticello, Arkansas-based forest management company. It originated with the Ozark Badger Lumber Company, purchased by Leslie K. Pomeroy in 1925. Pomeroy was soon after joined by his former colleague at the U.S. Forest Service, Eugene P. Connor. In 1938, Pomeroy joined with Julian F. McGowin to create the partnership of Pomeroy & McGowin.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of materials regarding the history of the Pomeroy & McGowin, Inc. forest management company and its predecessor, the Ozark Badger Lumber Company. Included are a historical timeline, copies of an organizational history of the Ozark Badger Lumber Company and of its founders, and copies of four unidentified photographs of the lumber industry.

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

Lumber trade--Arkansas

Forests and forestry--Arkansas

    Detailed Description of the Collection

    The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10 Folder MC 2400 Folder 1 Item 1

    Pomeroy & McGowin organizational history timeline, 1988

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10 Folder MC 2400 Folder 1 Item 2

    "Pine Tree Bankers" by Samuel Lubell and Al Pollard (Readers Digest December 1939, pages 60-63, 1939 (Photocopy)

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10 Folder MC 2400 Folder 1 Item 3

    "Two Men and a Forest" by Al Pollard, circa 1980-1988

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10 Folder MC 2400 Folder 1 Item 4

    Lumber industry photographs, undated

    Digital print of four black-and-white photographs printed on one page: one of a lumberyard; one of a forest being logged; one of men leaning against trees in a forest; and one of two men cutting down a tree.

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10 Folder MC 2400 Folder 2 Item 1

    "Ozark Badger Lumber Company History" by E. P. Connor and E. R. Pomeroy, circa 1972-1988

    END OF COLLECTION

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