U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Lost River and Massanutten, 1912-1940

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Creator:
U.S Forest Service
Title:
U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles Reports
Collection No.:
SC 0106
Date:
1912-1940
Extent:
1 folder, .08 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
This collection consists of photocopies of four public-domain documents which relate to the U.S. Forest Service.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [box #, folder #], U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles Reports, 1912-1940, SC 0106, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

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Scope and Content

The collection is comprised of four reports documenting 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. Titles include:

  1. Report on the technical examination of the lands of the Allegheny Ore and Iron Co., Rockingham and Page Counties, VA, 1912 (a copy of the original and a transcript of the poorly typed original are included)
  2. Revision of Lost River Working Circle, Shenandoah National Forest, 1924
  3. Development plan for Lost River Working Circle, George Washington National Forest, 1939
  4. Development plan for the Massanutten Working Circle, George Washington National Forest, 1940

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Arrangement

The reports are arranged chronologically in one folder.

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Administrative Information

Revision Description

Converted to schema conforming EAD by dtd2schema.vh.xsl.Edited by Kayla Payne 2013-11-21June 2012

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk. (library-special@jmu.edu).

Acquisition Information

Donated by John Coleman, Lee District Ranger for the George Washington National Forest, in March 1997.

Processing Information

In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbering campaign in the spring of 2017. This collection was previously cataloged as SC 2086.

Location of Originals

Original documents on file at the Lee District headquarters in Edinburg, Virginia

Location

Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

880 Madison DriveMSC 1704Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807library-special@jmu.eduURL: https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/

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Index Terms

Subject

  • Allegheny Ore and Iron Company
  • Union Tanning Company (Lost River, W. Va.)
  • Winchester Lumber Company (Va.)
  • United States. Forest Service. Eastern Region. Lost River Working Circle
  • United States. Forest Service. Eastern Region. Massanutten Working Circle
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) -- History
  • Forest fires -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Forest fires -- Shenandoah National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Forest fires -- Prevention and control
  • Forests and forestry -- Environmental aspects -- United States
  • Forest health -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Forest management -- Shenandoah National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Forest management -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Forest policy -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Forest reserves -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Forest insects -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Timber -- Grading -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Logging -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Forest products industry -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Clearcutting -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Trees -- Diseases and pests
  • Stream ecology -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Fishery management -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Wildlife management -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Iron foundries -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Iron mines and mining -- Appalachian Region, Southern
  • Iron industry and trade -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Iron ore -- Appalachian Region, Southern
  • Bark peeling -- Environmental aspects
  • Bark -- Harvesting
  • Tanning -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Tanneries -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Conservation of natural resources -- History
  • National parks and reserves -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- History
  • Recreation areas -- George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.)
  • George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.) -- History
  • Shenandoah National Forest (Va. and W. Va.) -- History
  • United States. Forest Service. Lee Ranger District

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles Reports, 1912-1940 box 1 folder 1