Special Collections has a variety of primary source materials documenting the daily operations of the lumber and wood industries. These collections include both personal papers and business records ranging from correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs, to office files, memoranda, and reports.
Lumber mill showing part of the lumber yard and a locomotive. E.W. Rolfe Copybook and Photographs, Historical Collections and Labor Archives, Special Collections Library, University Libraries, The Pennsylvania State University.
The collection documents the Pennsylvania timber industry, focusing on rafting with some information on clearing, lumber used, and mills. Includes 60 interviews, list of boat scaffolds, news article, and film.