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Selected Bibliography of Publications By and About Gifford Pinchot

Books by Gifford Pinchot

Pinchot, Gifford, Biltmore Forest: An Account of its Treatment,
and the Results of the First Year’s Work
, Chicago, R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Co., 1893.

Pinchot, Gifford, and Henry S. Graves, The White Pine, New York, Century Co. 1896.

Pinchot, Gifford, The Adirondack Spruce, New York, Critic Co., 1898.

Pinchot, Gifford, The Fight For Conservation, New York, Doubleday, Page and Co.,1910.

Pinchot, Gifford, The Training of A Forester, Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Co., 1914.

Pinchot, Gifford, To The South Seas, Philadelphia, Winston Co., 1930.

Pinchot, Gifford, Just Fishing Talk, Harrisburg, the Telegraph Press, 1936.

Pinchot, Gifford, The Training of A Forester; revised edition, Philadelphia,
J.B. Lippincott Co., 1937.

Pinchot, Gifford, Breaking New Ground, New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., l947.
A new 1998 edition is now available through Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Pinchot, Gifford, Six Thousand Country Churches, (co-written by Charles Otis Gill), New York, The Macmillan Company, l9l9.

U.S. Government Publications Authored by Gifford Pinchot

55th Congress, 2nd Session, Senate Document no.189, Report on Examination of the Forest Reserves, Washington,DC, 1898.

United States Government Printing Office. U.S. Department of Agriculture Bulletin no. 24,
A Primer of Forestry: Part 1, The Forest, Washington, DC, 1900

Pinchot, Gifford, (From the Smithsonian Report for 1901, pp. 401-405), Jointly authored by Pinchot and C. Hart Merriam, Forest Destruction, Washington, DC, 1902.

Pinchot, Gifford, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bulletin no. 24, Part II, A Primer of Forestry, Part II - Practical Forestry, Washington, DC. l905.

Pinchot, Gifford, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, The Use Book: Regulations and Instructions for the use of the National Forest Reserves, Washington, DC, 1906.

Pinchot, Gifford, U.S. Department of Agriculture, The Use of National Forests, 1907.

Pinchot, Gifford, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, The Conservation of Natural Resources, Washington, DC, 1908.

State Government Publications Authored by Gifford Pinchot

Geological Survey of North Carolina, Timber, Trees and Forests of North Carolina, (Pinchot with William W. Ashe), Bulletin no. 6, Raleigh, 1897.

Pennsylvania Department of Forestry, Bulletin no. 32, Talks on forestry by Gifford Pinchot, Harrisburg, 1923.

Articles and Published Speeches by Gifford Pinchot

"How Conservation Began in the United States," Agriculture History, XI, 255-265 (October 1937).

"Forestry on Private Lands," Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, XXXIII (3), 3-12 (1909).

"Government Forestry Abroad," Publications of the American Economic Association, VI, 191-238 (May 1891).

"How the National Forests Were Won," American Forests and Forest Life, XXXVI 615-619, 674 (1930).

"Turning Point of National Prosperity," American Industries, VII ( 15 (1908).

"The Proposed Eastern Forest Reserves," Appalachia, XI (2), 134-143 (1906).

"Progress in Forest Reservation," Century Magazine (June 1904).

"Home Building for the Nation," Conservation, XV (9), 521-522 (1909).

"Profession of Forestry," Forester, V, 155-160 (1899).

"In the Philippine Forests," Forestry and Irrigation, IX, 66-72 (February 1903).

"Forestry on the Farm," Forestry and Irrigation,.IX, 432-435 (September 1903).

"Improvement of Our heritage," Forestry and Irrigation, XIV, 148-152 (March 1908).

"Roosevelt’s Part in Forestry," Journal of Forestry, XVII, 122-124 (1914).

"The Public Good Comes First," Journal of Forestry, XXXIX, 208-212 (February 1941).

"Relation of Forests and Fires," National Geographic Magazines X, 393-403 (October 1899).

"Forestry Abroad and at Home," National Geographic Magazine, XVI, 351-360 (August 1905).

"Forest Situation in New England," New England Magazine XXXIX, 404-405 (December 1908).

"The A.B.C. of Conservation," Outlook, XCIII (14), 770-772 (1909).

"Chief Forester Visits Colorado," Southern Lumberman, LIX (704), 29-30 (March 20, 1909).

"Trees and Civilization," World’s Work, II, 9Sh-995 (July 1901).

Books of Interest

Clepper, Henry, ed., American Forestry - Six Decades of Growth, Washington, DC, Society of American Foresters. 1960.

Clepper, Henry, Professional Forestry in the United States, Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins Press, 1971.

Hays, Samuel, P., Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency: The Progressive Conservation Movement, 1890-1920, New York, Athenaeum, 1979.

McGeary. M. Nelson, Gifford Pinchot, Forester - Politician, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1960.

Miller, Char, Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism, Island Press, 2001
Penick, James, Jr., Progressive Politics and Conservation: The Ballinger-Pinchot Affair, Chicago, The University of Chicago Press,1968.

Pinkett, Harold, T., Gifford Pinchot: Private and Public Forester, Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Press,1970.

Steen, Harold K., The Conservation Diaries of Gifford Pinchot, Forest History Society, Inc., 2001

 

 

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