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Name Golub, Nathan B.
Occupation Golub's career spanned 30 years in the Federal Government, 25 years of which was spent with the National Parks Service.
Education Nathan B. Golub was a student at the SUNY-ESF in the mid 1930's, graduating from ESF in 1939.

Associated Records

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Pole, Picket -

Surveying poles owned and used by SUNY ESF Alumni Nathan (Nate) B. Golub. There are four surveying poles, each having red and white Horizontal stripes, large loop on top to pull string through, and relatively spiked (pointed) tips. A range pole, which may also be called a lining pole, is a pole painted with alternating stripes of different colors in consistent widths used often to site measurements. The tool may be a common one for surveyors, where the colors for the stripes are usually red and white or red and yellow. The colors are picked based on their visibility. One end of the pole will typically have either a pointed tip or gripping shoe to aid in standing it on edge. Longer range po

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Bob, Plumb -

Brass plumb bob owned and used by SUNY ESF Alumni Nathan (Nate) B. Golub. Brass plumb bob used to measure vertacality or depth, when attached to a plumb line. Pointed bottom and rounded top. Threaded top with cotton string attached screws into hole in top of plumb bob. Brass bob plumb case is orange leather, and used to hold the bob plumb when not in use.

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Sextant -

Sextant, a device, used to measure the angle between any two visible objects. This was owned and used by SUNY ESF Alumni Nathan (Nate) B. Golub.

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Instrument, Optical -

Keuffel & Esser Co. N.Y Scope with Level. Bronze. Has own carrying/storage case. This was owned and used by SUNY ESF Alumni Nathan (Nate) B. Golub.

Image of Measure, Tape - 1950

Measure, Tape - 1950

2 of the 3 Lufkin Rule Co. 50ft Measuring Tapes, are housed in a round, leather, wheel-crank case, while the other is loose,a nd has no case to go with. These measuring tapes were used by SUNY ESF Alumni Nathan (Nate) B. Golub when he was a surveyer employed by the federal government, specifically the National parks Service, in the 1950's.

Image of Crayon, Marking - 1950

Crayon, Marking - 1950

The American "Old Faithful" Crayon box that is on our possesion was made in the 1950's, though the company itself predates our items creation. The crayons in our box were used by SUNY ESF Alumni Nathan (Nate) B. Golub, a surveyor for the National Parks Service in the 1950's. These crayons were used to make notations in his field notes, as well as making markings on trees.

Image of Auger, Raft - 1950

Auger, Raft - 1950

A three part Auger/ Tree Bore, used to collect core samples from trees. It assembles into the shape of a "T", with the base of the "T" having the drill end, and the top of the "T" acting as the handle. This particular Auger/Tree Bore, was used by SUNY ESF Alumni Nathan (Nate) B. Golub, a surveyor for the National Parks Service in the 1950's.

Image of Stereoscope - 1950

Stereoscope - 1950

Collapsible (Portable) Steroscope used by SUNY ESF Alumni Nathan (Nate) B. Golub when he was a surveyor for the National Parks Service in the 1950's

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Tack - 1954

Stake tacks used by SUNY ESF Alumni Nathan (Nate) B. Golub, a surveyor for the National Parks Service in the 1950's. These were used to tack markers to trees, or objects used as place markers (reference points) for when measurments are being taken during a survey of an area.