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Creator: R. R. Cahal, Southern Pine Inspection Bureau

Collection Number: M466

Title: “Sawmilling Practices That Pay” Publication, 1947

Dates: 1947

 

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Abstract: The collection contains a publication of the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau in New Orleans, written by R. R. Cahal.

Scope and Content Note
The collection includes a copy of Sawmilling Practices That Pay: A Manual for Sawmill Operations by R. R. Cahal, published in 1947 by the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau in New Orleans, Louisiana. The manual focuses on the changing business practices in the lumber industry in the region during the time period, emphasizing the need to waste less and be more efficient when cutting timber to conserve trees and maximize profits.

Topics Covered
Lumber industry--1900-1950.
Sawmills--Economic aspects.

Related Collections
AM11-40: “Fundamentals of Good Stacking for the Effective Air Seasoning of Southern Pine Lumber”
M272: Hoffman (Dr. Gilbert H.) Papers and Research Collection
M286: Newman (J. J.) Lumber Company Records

Administrative Information

Provenance: Donated by Diane Ross on August 21, 2004.

 Restrictions on Use:  This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Preferred Citation Method:  Item, Title of collection, McCain Library & Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi.

Processing Information:  Processed by Lauren White. 


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