Robert Wolf Interview, November 13, 1989


Robert E. Wolf


Arnold Bolle and Dan Hall



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Robert Wolf discusses the General Accounting Law. He provides background information about the law including deficiencies of the public timber program 1954-55, 1955-56 hearings in the West, and the Al Serena mining claim. He describes the role played by the following entities in the formation of the law: Bureau of Indian Affairs, monopolies, David Mason, and specific timber companies in Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Document Type

Oral History


Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; Arnold W. Bolle 1912-1994; Dan Hall; Interviews – Montana; Oral histories – Montana; Public timber program, hearings; United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs; Timber companies, Montana; Timber companies, Oregon; Timber companies, Washington; Al Serena mining claims

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

United States



Original Collection

Robert Wolf Interviews Oral History Project, OH 227, 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 /

Oral History Number

OH 227-026

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (27 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:01:04 minutes

Local Filename

OH_227_026.mp3; OH_227_026.pdf

Robert Wolf Interview, November 13, 1989