Robert Wolf Interview, November 27, 1990


Robert E. Wolf


Dan Hall



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Robert Wolf recalls U.S. government’s concern during the 1958 recession over timber sales in national forests. He discusses forest budgets, U.S. Forest Service budgeting processes and timber sales in the 1950s. He continues the interview by describing 1990 timber sales and the attempts to create a timber sales program information reporting system.

Document Type

Oral History


Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; Dan Hall; United States. Forest Service -- Appropriations and expenditures; Forest reserves -- Economic aspects -- United States; Forest reserves -- United States – Finance; Lumber trade -- Government policy -- United States; Public lands -- United States; Timber -- United States – Marketing; Interviews – Montana; Oral histories -- Montana

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 227-043

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (9 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:23:51 minutes

Local Filename

OH_227_043.mp3; OH_227_043.pdf

Robert Wolf Interview, November 27, 1990