Environmental Analysis (Pomona)
Benjamin Lawton Wiggins, forestry, University of South, eminent domain, Theodore Roosevelt, American Forest Congress
The history of the University of the South and of its forest is intertwined. The health of the forest—and of the university—hung in the balance when Benjamin Wiggins took charge of both in 1893.
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Miller, Char. “Eminent Domain: B. L. Wiggins, Forestry, and the New South at Sewanee,” Forest History Today, Spring/Fall 2004, 55-63.