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A Guide to the U.S. Forest Service. George Washington National Forest.
Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles Collection, 1912-1940

Collection Number SC # 2086

Compiled by:  Chris Bolgiano, April 1997

Edited by Kayla Payne, June 2012

 

Descriptive Summary:

Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Title: U.S. Forest Service. George Washington National Forest.
Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles Collection, 1912-1940, bulk 1939-1940

Collection No.: SC# 2086

Creator:  U.S. Forest Service

Extent: one folder

Language:  English
Abstract: This collection consists of photocopies of four public-domain documents which relate to the U.S. Forest Service.

 

Administrative Information

 

Access Restrictions:  none

Use Restrictions: none

Preferred Citation:  U.S. Forest Service. George Washington National Forest. Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles Collection, 1912-1940, SC#2086, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Acquisition Information: John Coleman donated this collection in March 1997.

Other Formats Available: none

Provenance: Copies of these public-domain documents were donated to Carrier Library by John Coleman, Lee District Ranger for the George Washington National Forest, in March 1997.

Processing Information: Since the documents are part of the public domain as official Forest Service reports, no deed or legal release was needed.

Bio/Historical Note:  These U.S. Forest Service documents relate to the forest’s early years and detail the condition of federally owned lands as well as development plans.

Scope and Content:  These reports document the forest composition and condition of certain portions of federally owned lands in northern Rockingham and Page counties; and in western Frederick and western Shenandoah counties in Virginia and southeastern Hampshire and eastern Hardy counties, West Virginia. Details about local markets for forest products; local history of tanbark, iron, and other industries; and local fire history are also given.

Arrangement: This collection consists of photocopies of four documents:

Location of Originals: Original documents on file at the Lee District headquarters in Edinburgh, Virginia

Related Material: U.S. Forest Service. U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Dry River District Collection, SC# 3014, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

 

Contents:                                                                                                                           Box: Folder

                                                                                                                                                                       

U.S. Forest Service                                                                                                                 1:1

 

  
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