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Elmer Worthington Papers, 1955-1990

Collection Overview

Title: Elmer Worthington Papers, 1955-1990


Creator: Worthington, Elmer (1910-1990)

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 12/05/1983

Languages: English [eng]


1910-1990; Member of the United States Soil Conservation Service who wrote a number of articles regarding the natural history of North Dakota

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Elmer Worthington Papers date from 1955-1990, and consist of photocopies of articles Worthington wrote on the subject of North Dakota natural history. The articles are arranged in chronological order, and the majority of them regard forestry. Also included is a folder of biographical information. This folder contains entries for Elmer Worthington from Who’s Who in North Dakota (1955, 1958, 1984), a newspaper clipping from the Mandan News (1979), and obituaries for Elmer and Helen Worthington (1990).

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Elmer Worthington, Mandan, North Dakota

Acquisition Method: Donation; 83-1249

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Elmer Worthington Papers.  OGLMC 940, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in May 2014.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH007035691

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Biographical Information: 1955, 1958, 1979, 1984, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "From 'Dust Bowl' to 'Tree Bowl'," American Forests: June 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 3: “North Dakota Tree Growing in Washington is 'Living Symbol',” North Dakotan: February 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 4: “Ice Cave Discovered Over 50 Years Ago,” North Dakotan: August 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 5: “Petrified Badlands Logs,” North Dakotan: June 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 6: “North Dakota’s Mystery Logs,” Dakota Farmer: February 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 7: “Petrified Logs Reveal Dakota’s History,” Dakota Farmer: June 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 8: “North Dakota’s Ice Cave Causes Natural Ice Box,” Dakota Farmer: June 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 9: “Monarchs of the Plains,” Dakota Farmer: May 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 10: “Trees Can Enhance Strip-Mined Areas,” Dakota Farmer: August 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 11: “The Mystery Trees of North Dakota,” North Dakota REC Magazine: September 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 12: “North Dakota’s Giant Trees,” North Dakota REC Magazine: April 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 13: “Kaleidoscope of the Killdeers,” North Dakota REC Magazine: July 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 14: “Living History in Our Rest Areas,” North Dakota REC Magazine: August 1981Add to your cart.