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Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History, compiled ca. 1897 - ca. 1980

ARC Identifier 651890 / Local Identifier 95-GP

Series from Record Group 95: Records of the Forest Service, 1870 - 2008

Details | Scope & Content | Archived Copies | Hierarchy |
Creator(s):Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. (07/01/1905 - ) (Most Recent)
Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Forestry. (07/01/1901 - 07/01/1905) (Predecessor)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Photographs and other Graphic Materials

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Inclusive Dates:ca. 1897 - ca. 1980
Part Of:Record Group 95: Records of the Forest Service, 1870 - 2008
Includes: 61111 items described in ARCSearch within this Series
Arrangement:Arranged in two parts (main and supplemental files), thereunder numerically by Forest Service numeric-subject classification code.
Function and Use:The Forest Service maintained these photographs as a historical record of the agency's activities in the management and protection of national forests and grasslands for multiple purposes, including for recreation, conservation and protection of wildlife, forest-based economic development, and the protection of cultural and heritage resources. The images were used in publications, presentations, and studies to demonstrate the value of resource management.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Specific Records Type(s):Photographs
Numbering Note:Requests for items in this series must include the record group number, series designator, NARA-assigned divider number, and agency-assigned item number or NARA-assigned item number. (Examples= 95-GP-29-508301 or 95-GP-106-19). The agency-assigned item number is a five or six digit number.
Finding Aid Type:Other
Finding Aid Note:A list of subjects and classification codes is housed with the records and in the research room.
Finding Aid Source:NARA
Online Resource:Index
Online Resource URL:
Online Resource Note:A list of subjects and classification codes for this series is available on the NARA web site.
Index Terms:
  • Subjects Represented in the Archival Material:
Lifecycle Tracking Information 
Disposition Authority Number(s):N1-95-98-1, item 1
Accession Number(s):NN3-095-01-002
Custodial History Note:The Forest Service transferred these photographs to the National Agricultural Library, where they were housed in Special Collections. The National Archives accessioned the photographs from the Forest Service in June 2003.



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