Tree Measurement Sheet

Forestry

Accession Number: 2017.for.8.1-2

Instrument Name: Tree Measurement Sheet

Description:

This object consists of two thick square pads of paper, connected with a brass fastener in the top left hand corner. Each one is entitled “Faculty of Forestry – University of Toronto: Tree Measurement Sheet”. Below this, it contains spaces to enter information about a single tree during a measurement task, such as the species and the name of the person making the record. The largest portion of the sheet is taken up with a chart which provides spaces for recording data about the size and age of various parts of the tree, such as its stump, and tip.

The first page of both pads has been completed in pencil.

Primary Materials: Paper, Metal

Markings:

Pad is titled: “FACULTY OF FORESTRY – UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO”
“TREE MEASUREMENT SHEET”

Pad is dated: “20-8-25″

Dimensions (cm): 24cm x 22cm x 0.3cm

Function:

To provide structure to an individual’s recording of the details of a tree’s growth.

Condition: Good. The paper is in good condition.

Manufacturer: Toronto University Press

Date of Manufacture: 1920s

Provenance:

Department of Forestry. These pads were likely used by undergraduate students in fieldwork during the 1920s.

Donated to UTSIC: No