The Resource Oral history interview, Ray Shaffner; interviewed by Darwin Lambert, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Ray Shaffner; interviewed by Darwin Lambert, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Ray Shaffner; interviewed by Darwin Lambert
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Shenandoah National Park oral history collection, SdArch SNP, (SC# 4030), consists of 135 interviews of people who were living in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia prior to the creation of the Shenandoah National Park. Most of the interviewees resided on land that was claimed by eminent domain by the commonwealth of Virginia and subsequently turned over to the US government in the 1930s. For a description of the entire collection see the Finding Aid
  • Records an interview with Ray Shaffner, who came to Shenandoah National Park as Assistant Chief Naturalist in 1956. Discusses the history of the park since the 1950s, the challenges of running a national park and changes in the public's environmental consciousness
Related
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded on June 24, 1977
Form of composition
unknown
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Music parts
not applicable
Series statement
James Madison University sound archives
Series volume
SNP-108.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Ray Shaffner; interviewed by Darwin Lambert, (sound recording)
Link
Publication
Note
  • There is no printed transcript for this interview
  • There are no background papers or stacks copies for this collection
Control code
755785603
Extent
1 audio file (running time: 02:02:50)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
SNP108
Terms governing use
Reproduction for publication, exhibition, web display or commercial use is only permissible with the consent of James Madison University's Libraries & Educational Technologies' Special Collections (540) 568-3612, library-special@jmu.edu.

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