John Daniel Coffman diaries, 1908-1952.

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Coffman, John Daniel, 1882-1973. John Daniel Coffman diaries, 1908-1952.

John Daniel Coffman diaries, 1908-1952.

Describe his activities in the U.S. National Park Service, Branch of Forestry, as fire control expert and as chief forester in the CCC program; his work relating to blister-rust control and other problems in national parks; his association with the U.S. Forest Service; his travels in Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico and the U.S. in connection with the Park Service. Miscellaneous notes also included.

11 v. (1 box).

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United States. National Park Service

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U.S. National Park Service has managed the Morristown National Historical Park since 1933. From the description of Morristown National Historical Park resource management records, 1933-1994 (bulk 1938-1970). (Morristown National History Park). WorldCat record id: 71014733 The National Park Service is the U.S. federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. It was created...

Coffman, John Daniel, 1882-1973.

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Career with the U.S. Forest Service, 1909-1928, and with the National Park Service from 1928 as fire control expert and as chief forester; responsibility for the CCC program in the NPS and other offices in the Department of the Interior. From the description of Forest protection in the National Parks. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 743385379 ...

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