Donald M. Christisen Papers, 1870-2003 (C4054)

18.1 cubic feet (409 folders), 2 audio tapes, 27 audio cassettes

 Finding Aid

The papers of a wildlife field biologist for the Missouri Department of Conservation. They include correspondence, field diaries, maps, reports, studies, publications, and photographs. Christisen specialized in the study of native prairie ecosystems, prairie chickens, squirrels, and mast (forage nuts). The papers also include railroad timetables, accident reports, photographs, worker's logs, publications, maps, and blueprints documenting his interest in railroads.