|Object Name||manuscript collection|
|Scope & Content||
REMARKS:Lawsuit over terms of deeds and contracts originally executed in 1949-1954. The central point of the case was the definition of "merchantable timber" in 1949. Witnesses called by the plaintiff included Ralph Sanstede, a former executive with Douglas County Lumber Company, and Robert Bunting, a historian specializing in Western U.S. forest history. Their direct testimony contains an extensive history of the development of the lumber industry in the Roseburg [and Umpqua National Forest] area in the period 1900-1960.
|Creator||Douglas County Circuit Court; Gordon G. Carlson|
|Title||Transcript of Case No. CV89-0623, Gordon G. Carlson vs. Reservation Ranch|
|Collection||ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS|