A Guide to the U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles Reports, 1912-1940 SC 0106

A Guide to the U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles Reports, 1912-1940 SC 0106


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Chris Bolgiano, April 1997; Edited by Kayla Payne, June 2012

Repository
Special Collections, JMU Libraries
Identification
SC 0106
Title
U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles Reports1912-1940
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=jmu/vihart00084.xml
Quantity
.08 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
United States. Forest Service
source
Coleman, John
Language
English .
Abstract
This collection consists of photocopies of four public-domain documents which relate to the U.S. Forest Service.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

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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.

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.


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:

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)
Revision of Lost River Working Circle, Shenandoah National Forest, 1924
Development plan for Lost River Working Circle, George Washington National Forest, 1939
Development plan for the Massanutten Working Circle, George Washington National Forest, 1940

Arrangement

The reports are arranged chronologically in one folder.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

Location of Originals

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


Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • George Washington National Forest (Va. and W. Va.) -- History
  • Shenandoah National Forest (Va. and W. Va.) -- History

Container List

Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles Reports, 1912-1940. box: 1, Mixed Materials folder: 1,