The Resource George Washington National Forest collection

George Washington National Forest collection

Label
George Washington National Forest collection, 1912-1940
Title
George Washington National Forest collection
Inclusive dates
1912-1940
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection consists of photocopies of four documents: "Report on the technical examination of the lands of the Allegheny Ore and Iron Co., Rockingham and Page Counties, VA, Massanutten Area" (L.D. Clark and A.C. Volkmar, 1912); "Development plan for the Massanutten Working Circle, George Washington National Forest, Virginia" (1940); "Revision of Lost River Working Circle, Shenandoah National Forest" (S.H. Marsh, A.A. Wood, 1924 for 1925-29 period); and "Development plan for Lost River Working Circle, George Washington National Forest, Virginia and West Virginia" (1939). These reports document the forest composition and condition of forest lands and local markets for forest products including tanbark and iron. Local companies mentioned include: Union Tanning Co. and Winchester Lumber Co. Furnaces mentioned include: Van Buren, Keller, Crack Whip, Liberty, Columbia and Shen. Alum. Spr. Furnaces. Forest fire history and silvicultural practices are also documented
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Biographical or historical data
George Washington National Forest (1932- );Shenandoah National Forest (1917-1932); Massanutten National Forest (1912-1917)
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
George Washington National Forest collection
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/natlfor.aspx
Note
Also known as the George Washington National Forest Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles collection; the Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles collection; the Lost River Working Circle collection; the Massanutten Working Circle collection
Arrangement
1 photocopy of each of 4 documents.
Control code
43757982
Cumulative index finding aids
See web link for Finding Aid.
Extent
Part of 1 Hollinger box.
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Ownership
  • "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."
  • Compiled by Chris Bolgiano, April, 1997.

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Library Locations

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      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
      38.438299 -78.8741916
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