Wyman Schmidt Interview, October 18, 2013


Wyman Schmidt


Clark Grant



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Wyman Schmidt discusses receiving three degrees from the University of Montana’s School of Forestry: a Bachelor’s degree in 1958, a Master’s degree in 1961, and a PhD in 1980. He describes his career with the U.S. Forest Service, which was primarily focused on forest ecology and silviculture. Schmidt talks about working for both the Rocky Mountain Research Station and the Inter-Mountain Research Station as well as working in labs at both the University of Montana (Missoula) and Montana State University (Bozeman). He describes the highlight of his career working with international science exchanges. Schmidt encourages students to have an open mind and to enjoy their university experience.

Document Type

Oral History


Silviculture; International exchanges; College of Forestry and Conservation; University of Montana

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project, OH 443, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library


Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 443-020

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (00:11:48 min.) digital + 1 transcript (4 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:11:48 minutes

Local Filename

OH_443_020.mp3; OH_443_020.pdf

Wyman Schmidt Interview, October 18, 2013