Collection number: MS 63
Size: 1 item
About Henry Ives Baldwin
Henry Ives Baldwin was born in Saranac Lake, New York in 1896. He served in the US
Army Signal Corps in 1918-1919, and as a second lieutenant in the US Army Air Force
in 1942-1946. He taught at Saranac Lake High School (1919-1920) and was the assistant
to the dean at Yale University (1922), but most of his professional career was in
research in forestry and related professions. After graduating from Yale University
in 1919, he acquired his Master’s degree from the Yale Forestry School in 1922, studied
at the Swedish Forestry School from 1923-1924, and received his PhD in Botany from
Yale in 1931. Baldwin began his professional career in 1924 working as a forester
for the Brown Company of Berlin, N.H. He later became the state of New Hampshire’s
first Research Forester at the Caroline Fox Forest in Hillsborough, a position he
held for over thirty years. Baldwin lectured frequently, authored over ten books,
published dozens of articles and participated in many groups concerned with forestry
and environmental issues, including the Society of American Foresters, the International
Union of Forest Research Organizations, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire
Forests, and the Appalachian Mountain Club. An avid outdoorsman, Baldwin also played
a pioneering role in the history of American skiing. This lifelong commitment to scholarly
work and forest conservation earned Baldwin numerous awards and a reputation as New
Hampshire’s “most respected forester and naturalist.” He died in 1992 at the age of
About the Henry Ives Baldwin Notebook
Notebook of “Meteorology, with special attention to Aeronautical Problems” kept by
New Hampshire State Research Forester, Henry Ives Baldwin, while a student at Yale
University between 1917 and 1918.
This collection is open.
Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as
stipulated by United States copyright law.
Henry Ives Baldwin Notebook, 1917-1918, MS 63, Milne Special
Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Recieved via Jack Hull, Serials Librarian, Nov. 14, 1978 (Accession number: 7823)