Virginia Outdoors Pamphlet and Clippings Collection
AC 026

Summary Information

Repository
McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections
Title
Virginia Outdoors Pamphlet and Clippings Collection
ID
AC 026
Date [inclusive]
1917-1979
Extent
1.0 Linear feet
Location
Locked in compact shelving, Level 1, Shelf 30F.
Language
English

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Virginia Outdoors Pamphlet and Clippings Collection, Radford University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University, Radford, VA.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains information on Virginia’s water supply, springs, dams, and forestry services. The material was collected up through the 1970s in vertical file folders in McConnell Library.

Folders 1-8 contain pamphlets, projects, reports, studies on water pollution, news articles on populations impacted by an unclean water supply, and committees and groups that are concerned about the state of Virginia’s water supply.

Folders 9 and 10 contain pamphlets and news articles about the springs their historical significance.

Folders 11-15 contain information on the dams in Virginia in the form of a project brochure, reports, final environmental impact statement, and pamphlets about water power.

Folders 16-23 contain bulletins from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Virginia Forest Service, and the Office of the State Forester. There are also forest maps and pamphlets from George Washington and Jefferson National Forest.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections

McConnell Library
PO Box 6881
Radford, Virginia
540-831-5692
archives@radford.edu

Restrictions to Access

An appointment for research is required. The collection is open for research. No interlibrary loan.

Accruals Note

No additional accruals are expected.

Processing Note

Processing and finding aid by Sarah Theibert with finding aid assistance by Gene Hyde.

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

Folder 1: Water Supply Articles 

Folder 2: Pamphlets 

Folder 3: American Rivers Conservation Council 

Folder 4: National Committee for the New River 

Folder 5: Blue Ridge Project 

Folder 6: Virginia Environmental Annual Report 1977 and 1979 

Folder 7: Conservation Pamphlets 

Folder 8: Miscellaneous 

Folder 9: VA Springs Pamphlets and Letter 

Folder 10: VA Springs Newspaper Articles 

Folder 11: Dams Planning Brochure 1979 

Folder 12: Bureau of Public Administration 1937 

Folder 13: Federal Power Commission Bureau of Power 1973 

Folder 14: Newspaper Articles 1947-1979 

Folder 15: Miscellaneous 

Folder 16: Office of the State Forester 

Folder 17: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Bulletins 

Folder 18: Virginia Forest Facts 1951-52, 1956, 1961 

Folder 19: George Washington National Forest 

Folder 20: Jefferson National Forest 

Folder 21: Virginia Forest Service Pamphlets 

Folder 22: National Parks Pamphlets 

Folder 23: Articles 1932- 76 

Folder 24: Miscellaneous