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ENV. Environmental issues

 Record Group
Identifier: ENV
Collections broadly document organizations, individuals, and efforts that are concerned with local natural environments. Topics also include environmental protection and wilderness designation.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Ernest M. Dickerman papers

Identifier: SC 0143

The Ernest M. Dickerman Papers, 1904-2005, contain a wide variety of materials that document Dickerman's efforts to obtain Congressional designations of wilderness for various tracts of public land, primarily in Virginia. The collection also contains papers of the Virginia Wilderness Committee (VWC), a grass roots conservation group that Dickerman led. Correspondence from his time at Oberlin College and while serving in the Army is included.

Dates: 1904 - 2005

George Washington National Forest oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 6

The George Washington National Forest Oral History Collection, 1994, is comprised of audio recordings and transcripts documenting interviews conducted by a JMU student intern with Jacob Kagey and Earnest Dickerman, employees of George Washington National Forest National Park, on the topics of botanical and wilderness history.

Dates: 1994

Rockingham Bird Club records

Identifier: SC 0352

The collection comprises administrative files, newsletters, meeting minutes, and scrapbooks documenting the activities of the Rockingham Bird Club.

Dates: 1975 - 2022

Shenandoah National Park oral histories

Identifier: SdArch SNP

The Shenandoah National Park Oral Histories, SdArch SNP, 1964-1999, consists of audio, transcripts, and images pertaining to interviews conducted primarily by Dorothy Noble Smith in addition to members of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, park collaborators Eugene and Diane Zior Wilhelm, Darwin Lambert, and others.

Dates: 1964-1999

Tanbark industry in the Shenandoah Valley oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 4

Tanbark Industry in the Shenandoah Valley Oral Histories, 1987, 1991, is comprised of audio interviews, transcripts, photographs, and a background paper, documenting the history of the bark peeling industry in the Shenandoah Valley.

Dates: 1987; 1991

U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Dry River District records

Identifier: SC 0083

This collection consists of photographs, memos, letters, pamphlets, maps, and other materials dating from 1917-1994 that relate to the George Washington National Forest, Dry River District. Most of the materials concern fire-fighting activities within the Forest, while others relate to the activities of the Civilian Conservation Corps and recreation within national forest lands.

Dates: 1917-1994

U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Lost River and Massanutten Working Circles Reports

Identifier: SC 0106

This collection consists of photocopies of four public-domain documents which relate to the U.S. Forest Service.

Dates: 1912-1940

Virginia Wilderness Committee Records

Identifier: SC 0209

The Virginia Wilderness Committee Records, 1961-2009, comprise official records - administrative and financial records, newsletters, project and subject files - documenting the organization's activities and projects related to wilderness legislation, preservation, and protection in Virginia's national forests and other wild areas.

Dates: 1961-2009