The Resource John J. Forrer papers

John J. Forrer papers

Label
John J. Forrer papers, 1921, 1939
Title
John J. Forrer papers
Inclusive dates
1921, 1939
Title variation
Forrer papers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contains various notes about Virginia roads and two versions of a manuscript entitled "Maintenance of colonial roads in Virginia, by John J. Forrer, Maintenance Engineer, Virginia Department of Highways." The first version is dated Sept. 8, 1939 (30 pages); the second is dated Sept. 28, 1939 (13 pages). There is also a related paper entitled "Roads in colonial Virginia" (12 pages). Original notes include a partially annotated bibliography compiled by the chief bibliographer at the Library of Congress dated Jan. 19, 1921 on a "List of references on the old post roads and stage coach roads of Virginia."
Related
Biographical or historical data
John J. Forrer was a Virginia state roads maintenance engineer.
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
John J. Forrer papers
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/forrer.aspx
Note
"The subject Ḿaintenance of colonial roads in Virginiá was assigned to the writer by the Committee on Maintenance of the American Association of State Highway Officials to be read at the meeting held in Richmond, October 9, 1939."
Arrangement
Various typed notes; memos; two versions of manuscript; and related paper on Virginia roads.
Control code
20186342
Cumulative index finding aids
See web link for Finding Aid.
Extent
Part of 1 Hollinger box (1 folder)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Note
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 1760.”
Ownership
On deposit from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society.

Library Locations

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