Records of Regional Offices.

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United States. National Park Service. Records of Regional Offices.

Records of Regional Offices.

Included are records of Region I, established in 1937 with headquarters in Richmond, including central classified files, 1936-52; records concerning work in the 23 States comprising Region I, 1935-44; correspondence of regional officers with district offices, 1936-37; records concerning WPA projects, 1936-42; inspection reports, 1938-43; monthly reports, 1936-41; master plans, 1935-42; and records of the landscape architect, 1934-38, of the regional engineer on dam construction, 1936-43, and of the regional geologist, 1935-42. There are also records of the regional wildlife technician, consisting of general records, 1936-42, monthly reports, 1936-40, weekly reports of the regional biologist, 1940-42, special reports, 1936-41, and reports of student technicians, 1937-38. Also included are records of the regional supervisor of the recreation area study, including general records, 1936-43, monthly reports, 1937-1942, Federal park use study reports, 1940-41, and records concerning the first national report on the recreation study, 1939-40; records concerning recreational demonstration areas, including records of land acquisitions, 1934-35, correspondence on projects with Resettlement Administration regional offices, 1935-36, and records relating to individual projects, 1934-41; records of Colonial National Historical Park, consisting of classified files, 1930-54, and relating chiefly to the observance of the Yorktown sesquicentennial in 1931 and subsequent annual celebrations; records relating to Yorktown National Cemetery, consisting of letters received, 1915-32 (with an index, 1922-29), letters sent, 1916-32 (with an index, 1922-29), and quarterly, 1917-25, and interment, 1910-29, reports; records of Petersburg National Battlefield, consisting of general records, 1935-53; and correspondence of the Petersburg National Military Park Commission and the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial Park Commission, 1928-33. Its records include those relating to repairs and alterations and additions of the White House and the Executive Office Building, 1925-37; drawings and tables of alterations and additions to executive offices, 1934; "Cabinet sketches" of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, n.d.; registers of burials, n.d., and visitors, 1879-1903, at Battleground National Cemetery; clippings about Washington, D.C., 1934-37; records of the Vicksburg National Cemetery, 1868-1913; and selected records from the "deed file" of the Land and Water Rights Division, 1865-1952.

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