Guide to Federal Records

Records of the Natural Resources Conservation Service [NRCS]


(Record Group 114)
1875-1977, 1988-95 (bulk 1935-53)

Overview of Records Locations

Table of Contents

  • 114.1 Administrative History
  • 114.2 General Records of the Soil Erosion Service and the Soil Conservation Service 1915-77
    • 114.2.1 Records of the Office of the Administrator
    • 114.2.2 Records of the Office of the Deputy Administrator for Management and its predecessors
  • 114.3 Records Relating to Land Utilization Programs 1933-52
  • 114.4 Records of the Office of Research 1875-1953 (bulk 1926-41)
    • 114.4.1 General records
    • 114.4.2 Records of the Conservation Experiment Stations Division
    • 114.4.3 Records of the Watershed and Hydrologic Studies Section and the Hydrologic Division
    • 114.4.4 Records of the Sedimentation Studies Section and Sedimentation Studies Division
    • 114.4.5 Records of the Climatic and Physiographic Studies Section and the Climatic and Physiographic Division
    • 114.4.6 Records of the Farm Drainage Division
    • 114.4.7 Records of the Farm Irrigation Division
    • 114.4.8 Records of the Hill Culture Research Section and the Hillculture Division
    • 114.4.9 Records of the Water Conservation and Disposal Practices Division
  • 114.5 Records of Field Services Units 1885-1972 (bulk 1930-59)
    • 114.5.1 General records
    • 114.5.2 Records of the Nursery Division
    • 114.5.3 Records of the Engineering Division
    • 114.5.4 Records of the Project Plans Division
    • 114.5.5 Records of the Plant Science Division
  • 114.6 Records of Soil Survey Units 1933-74
  • 114.7 Records of Watershed and Flood Control Units 1929-76 (bulk 1936-76)
    • 114.7.1 Records of the Watershed Planning Division and its predecessors
    • 114.7.2 Records of the River Basins Division
    • 114.7.3 Records of the Watershed Operations Division
  • 114.8 Records Relating to Operation of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and Civilian Public Service (CPS) Camps
    • 114.8.1 Records of CCC camp operations
    • 114.8.2 Records of CPS camp operations
  • 114.9 Records of Special Projects 1934-41
    • 114.9.1 Records of the Project for Technical Cooperation with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (TC-BIA)
    • 114.9.2 Records of the Prairie States Forestry Project
  • 114.10 Records of SCS Regional Offices 1933-61
    • 114.10.1 Records of the Northeast Region (Region 1)
    • 114.10.2 Records of the Southeast Region (Region 2)
    • 114.10.3 Records of the Ohio Valley Region (Region 3)
    • 114.10.4 Records of the Western Gulf Region (Region 4)
    • 114.10.5 Records of the Upper Mississippi Region (Region 5)
    • 114.10.6 Records of the Southern Great Plains Region (Region 6)
    • 114.10.7 Records of the Central Great Plains Region (Region 7)
    • 114.10.8 Records of the Southwest Region (Region 8)
    • 114.10.9 Records of the Northwest Region (Region 9)
    • 114.10.10 Records of the Pacific Southwest Region (Region 10)
    • 114.10.11 Records of the Pacific Northwest Region (Region 11)
    • 114.10.12 Records of the Pacific Region (Region 7)
  • 114.11 Records of Area Offices 1934-54
    • 114.11.1 Records of area offices in Alabama (Southeastern Region)
    • 114.11.2 Records of area offices in Arizona (Southwestern Region)
    • 114.11.3 Records of area offices in California (Pacific Southwest Region)
    • 114.11.4 Records of area offices in Colorado (Southern Great Plains Region and Southwestern Region)
    • 114.11.5 Records of area offices in Georgia (Southeastern Region)
    • 114.11.6 Records of area offices in Idaho (Pacific Northwest Region)
    • 114.11.7 Records of area offices in Kansas (Southern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.11.8 Records of area offices in Kentucky (Ohio Valley Region)
    • 114.11.9 Records of area offices in Maryland (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.11.10 Records of area offices in Mississippi (Southeastern Region)
    • 114.11.11 Records of area offices in Montana (Northern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.11.12 Records of area offices in Nebraska (Northern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.11.13 Records of area offices in Nevada (Pacific Southwest Region)
    • 114.11.14 Records of area offices in New Jersey (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.11.15 Records of area offices in New Mexico (Southern Great Plains Region and Southwestern Region)
    • 114.11.16 Records of area offices in New York (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.11.17 Records of area offices in North Carolina (Southeastern Region)
    • 114.11.18 Records of area offices in North Dakota (Northern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.11.19 Records of area offices in Pennsylvania (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.11.20 Records of area offices in South Carolina (Southeastern Region)
    • 114.11.21 Records of area offices in South Dakota (Northern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.11.22 Records of area offices in Tennessee (Ohio Valley Region and Southeastern Region)
    • 114.11.23 Records of area offices in Texas (Southern Great Plains Region and Western Gulf Region)
    • 114.11.24 Records of area offices in Utah (Southwestern Region)
    • 114.11.25 Records of area offices in Washington (Pacific Northwest Region)
    • 114.11.26 Records of area offices in Wyoming (Northern Great Plains Region)
  • 114.12 Records of State Offices (Pre-1953) 1933-47
    • 114.12.1 Records of the Colorado State Office, Fort Collins, CO (Southern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.12.2 Records of the Maine State Office, Orono, ME (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.12.3 Records of the Maryland State Office, College Park, MD (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.12.4 Records of the Minnesota State Office, St. Paul, MN (Upper Mississippi Region)
    • 114.12.5 Records of the Missouri State Office, Columbia, MO (Upper Mississippi Region)
    • 114.12.6 Records of the Montana State Office, Bozeman, MT (Northern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.12.7 Records of the Nebraska State Office, Lincoln, NE (Central Great Plains Region)
    • 114.12.8 Records of the New Jersey State Office, New Brunswick, NJ (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.12.9 Records of the New York State Office, Ithaca, NY (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.12.10 Records of the North Carolina State Office, Raleigh, NC (Southeastern Region)
    • 114.12.11 Records of the Pennsylvania State Office, State College, PA (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.12.12 Records of the Texas State Office, College Station, TX (Western Gulf Region)
    • 114.12.13 Records of the West Virginia State Office, Morgantown, WV (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.12.14 Records of the Wisconsin State Office, Madison, WI (Upper Mississippi Region)
    • 114.12.15 Records of the Wyoming State Office, Laramie, WY (Northern Great Plains Region)
  • 114.13 Records of State Offices (Post-1953) 1943-75
    • 114.13.1 Records of the California State Office
    • 114.13.2 Records of the Georgia State Office
    • 114.13.3 Records of the Indiana State Office
    • 114.13.4 Records of the Missouri State Office
    • 114.13.5 Records of the New York State Office
    • 114.13.6 Records of the North Dakota State Office
    • 114.13.7 Records of the Oklahoma State Office
    • 114.13.8 Records of the West Virginia State Office
  • 114.14 Records of Project Offices 1933-47
    • 114.14.1 Records of project offices in Colorado (Southern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.14.2 Records of project offices in Iowa (Upper Mississippi Region)
    • 114.14.3 Records of project offices in Kansas (Northern Great Plains Region and Southern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.14.4 Records of project offices in Maryland (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.14.5 Records of project offices in Minnesota (Upper Mississippi Region)
    • 114.14.6 Records of project offices in Montana (Northern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.14.7 Records of project offices in Nebraska (Northern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.14.8 Records of project offices in New Jersey (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.14.9 Records of project offices in New Mexico (Southwestern Region)
    • 114.14.10 Records of project offices in North Dakota (Northern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.14.11 Records of project offices in Pennsylvania (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.14.12 Records of project offices in South Dakota (Northern Great Plains Region)
    • 114.14.13 Records of project offices in Texas (Southern Great Plains Region and Western Gulf Region)
    • 114.14.14 Records of project offices in West Virginia (Northeastern Region)
    • 114.14.15 Records of project offices in Wisconsin (Upper Mississippi Region)
    • 114.14.16 Records of project offices in Wyoming (Northern Great Plains Region)
  • 114.15 Cartographic Records (General)
  • 114.16 Still Pictures (General) 1933-77

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114.1 Administrative History

Established: In the Department of Agriculture (commonly, USDA) by Secretary's Memorandum 1010-1, October 20, 1994, implementing section 246 of the Federal Crop Insurance Reform and Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 (108 Stat. 3223), October 13, 1994.

Predecessor Agencies:
Soil Erosion Service (SES), Department of the Interior (1933-35)
SES, Department of Agriculture (USDA, March 23-April 27, 1935)
Soil Conservation Service, USDA (1935-94)

Functions: Provides technical and financial assistance to land users and units of government with the aim of sustaining agricultural activity and protecting natural resources. Responsibilities include making and subsidizing loans for agricultural land purchase and preservation; operating test centers for plants with conservation potential; issuing the Natural Resources Inventory every five years; conducting the National Cooperative Soil Survey, and river basin surveys, in collaboration with state, local, and other Federal agencies; promoting flood protection projects; and administering such regional programs as the Great Plains Conservation Program, the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program, and, in 11 western states and Alaska, the Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Program.

Finding Aids: Guy A. Lee and Freeland F. Penney, comps., "Preliminary Checklist of Records of the Soil Conservation Service, 1928-43," PC 52 (May 1947); William J. Heynen, comp., Preliminary Inventory of the Cartographic Records of the Soil Conservation Service, PI 195 (1981); and partial inventory in National Archives microfiche edition of preliminary inventories.

Related Records:
Record copies of publications of the Soil Conservation Service in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.
Records of the Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, RG 54.
Records of the Forest Service, RG 95.
Records of the Bureau of Reclamation, RG 115.

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114.2 General Records of the Soil Erosion Service and the Soil
Conservation Service
1915-77

History: Soil Erosion Service (SES) established as a temporary agency in the Department of the Interior, September 13, 1933, without formal order pursuant to provisions of the National Industrial Recovery Act (48 Stat. 201), June 16, 1933, to administer unemployment relief funds used for erosion control. Conducted the national reconnaissance erosion survey, 1934. Transferred to the Department of Agriculture by order of the Secretary of the Interior (in his capacity as Federal Emergency Administrator of Public Works), March 23, 1935, with Presidential approval, March 25, 1935. Effective April 1, 1935, by Agriculture Secretary's memorandum 665, March 27, 1935, SES acquired erosion control experiment stations operated by the Bureau of Chemistry and Soils and the Bureau of Agricultural Engineering; the Erosion Plant Nurseries of the Bureau of Plant Industry; and erosion control Emergency Conservation Work camps of the Forest Service. SES abolished, with functions transferred to newly established Soil Conservation Service (SCS), by Secretary's Memorandum 673, April 27, 1935, implementing provisions of the Soil Erosion Act (49 Stat. 163), April 27, 1935, also known as the Jones-Dempsey Soil Erosion Act. SCS transferred to the Agricultural Conservation and Adjustment Administration by EO 9069, February 23, 1942; to the Food Production Administration by EO 9280, December 5, 1942; to the Administration of Food Production and Distribution by EO 9322, March 26, 1943, redesignated War Food Administration (WFA) by EO 9334, April 19, 1943; to autonomous status within WFA by WFA Memorandum 27, supplement 4, January 21, 1944; to independent status within USDA upon abolishment of WFA by EO 9577, June 29, 1945. Abolished, effective October 20, 1994, with functions transferred to newly established Natural Resources Conservation Service. See 114.1.

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114.2.1 Records of the Office of the Administrator

Textual Records: General correspondence, 1933-41 (943 ft.). Letters sent, 1933-39. Organization and function charts, 1935-43. Scientific studies and administrative reports, 1935-41. Correspondence of SCS Chief Hugh H. Bennett, 1924-47. Correspondence of the SCS administrator, 1947-75, with index, 1961-68. Letters sent by the administrator, 1957-72, with indexes, 1935-71. Legislation file, 1949-68. Progress reports, 1938-74. Cooperative agreements, 1935-46. Minutes of the Inter- Agency Committee on Water Resources, 1955-65. Records of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Advisory Committee on Alaska, 1947-53. Records relating to postwar planning committees, 1941-47. Correspondence, 1937-42, annual reports, 1956-58, project plans and reports, 1935-42, and records relating to conservation districts, 1935-53. Flood control recommendations, Water Resources Program, Northwestern United States, 1935-41. Correspondence of Assistant Chief, SCS, Walter C. Lowdermilk, 1930-47. Regional handbooks, 1934-42.

Maps and Charts: SCS regional boundaries, soil conservation districts, and field activities, 1936-70 (62 items). Drainage basins, 1935-50 (3 items). Great Plains Wind Erosion Region (Dust Bowl), 1939, 1950-55 (10 items). Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD, 1938-39 (22 items). Farm conservation plan, Clarke County, GA, 1950 (1 item). Organizational and functional charts, 1936-53 (10 items). Miscellaneous base maps, 1935 and n.d. (6 items). See also 114.15.

Photographs: Soil erosion, collected by SCS Chief Hugh H. Bennett, 1930-34 (3,600 images). See also 114.16.

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114.2.2 Records of the Office of the Deputy Administrator for
Management and its predecessors

Textual Records: Ledger books of the Budget and Finance Division, 1935-41. Records of the Information Division and its predecessor, the Information and Education Division, consisting of publications, 1915-51; field memorandums for the District of Columbia, 1937-42; SCS historical files, 1949-65; annual reports, 1934-70; and miscellaneous records relating to the Soil Stewardship Week campaigns, 1939-77, the Great Plains Program, 1965-71, and the Produce More--Protect More Campaign, 1973-74. Records of the Personnel Division and its predecessor, the Personnel Management Division, consisting of a microfilm copy of inactive personnel history cards for persons retiring between 1935 and 1946, ca. 1948-50 (513 rolls), with name index; regional organizational charts, 1953-54; and records relating to foreign programs, 1960-64.

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114.3 Records Relating to Land Utilization Programs
1933-52

History: Federal purchase of marginal farm land for retirement from agricultural use initiated in 1934 as a joint project of the Land Program Unit, Federal Emergency Relief Administration, and the Land Policy Section, Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA), utilizing funds from the National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933. Land Program Unit transferred to newly established Resettlement Administration by EO 7027, April 30, 1935. Consolidated in Resettlement Administration with AAA Land Policy Section, which had been transferred shortly thereafter, to form Land Utilization Division. Resettlement Administration transferred to Department of Agriculture by EO 7530, December 31, 1936, and terminated by Secretary's Memorandum 732, September 1, 1937, with land utilization functions assigned to the Bureau of Agricultural Economics. Administration of the program transferred to SCS, effective November 1, 1938, by Secretary's Memorandum 785, October 6, 1938, and vested in Land Acquisition, Land Management, and Institutional Adjustment Divisions. under departmental and SCS reorganization pursuant to Secretary's Memorandum 1320, supplement 4, November 2, 1953, land utilization program functions transferred to Forest Service, January 4, 1954.

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114.3.1 Headquarters records

Textual Records: Program historical file, 1933-40. General files, 1934-39. Job plans, 1935-38. Case files of approved projects, 1934-39. Case files of unapproved projects, 1934-36. Narrative reports on projects, 1935-37. Records of conservation projects LD-TX and LD-OK, at Lost Pines (Bastrop County, TX), and Jack Fork Mountain (Atoka, Latimer, Pittsburgh, and Pushmataha Counties, OK), 1936. Microfilm copy of vendors' land title case files, 1933-39 (290 rolls). Records of the Land Acquisition Division, consisting of correspondence, 1940-42; and records relating to options, 1935-45. Correspondence of the Land Management Division, 1934-39.

Photographs: Land utilization project construction work ("Photographs of Work on Jobs"), primarily from the collection of W.M. Russell, Chief, Division of Land Development, but including also photographs from the Project Plans Division, 1933-42 (2,814 images). See also 114.16.

Maps: Land Acquisition Division project maps, 1934- 42 (1,291 items). Land utilization project maps, 1934-39 (2,248 items). U.S., regional, and state maps showing the locations of land utilization and related projects, 1934-52 (123 items). Regional administrative maps, 1935-38 (11 items). Problem area and land use planning maps, 1934-39 (25 items). Soil maps, Resettlement Administration Region IX (Southwest), 1936 (230 items). Northern Great Plains land utilization research maps, 1938 (8 items). Miscellaneous, specimen, and base maps, 1936-39 (62 items). See also 114.15.

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114.3.2 Field records

History: Land utilization projects were administered by field offices of the AAA Land Policy Section (1934-35), Resettlement Administration (1935-37), Bureau of Agricultural Economics (1937- 38), and SCS (1938-53). The records described below represent cities which, in 1937, were headquarters of Resettlement Administration Region 6 (AR, LA, MS), Little Rock, AR; Region 7 (NE, ND, SD, and parts of KS and WY), Lincoln, NE; Region 8 (most of TX and OK; part of KS), Dallas TX; and Region 12 (NM; southeast CO; west TX, OK, KS), Amarillo, TX.

Textual Records: Records (in Fort Worth) of offices in Amarillo, TX, 1937-42; Dallas, TX, 1934-39; and Little Rock, AR, 1934-38. Records of the Lincoln, NE, office, 1936-38 (in Kansas City).

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114.4 Records of the Office of Research
1875-1953 (bulk 1926-41)

History: Established as Division of Research by SCS Field Memorandum 253, February 10, 1936, with responsibility for erosion control research and for management of erosion control experiment stations previously under the Division of Drainage and Erosion Control, Bureau of Agricultural Engineering, and the Soil Erosion and Moisture Conservation Investigations, Soil Investigations Division, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils. Became the Office of Research by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939. Abolished, effective January 16, 1953, with research functions transferred to Agricultural Research Service, pursuant to Secretary's Memorandum 1318, October 14, 1952.

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114.4.1 General records

Textual Records: Correspondence and miscellaneous records, 1928- 34, of Soil Erosion Service and SCS Director Hugh H. Bennett, primarily as Director, Soil Erosion and Moisture Conservation Investigations (1928-34). Reports and correspondence of the Soil Erosion and Moisture Conservation Investigations, 1929-35. Correspondence of the Division of Drainage and Erosion Control, 1931-34. General administrative records of the Division of Research, 1935-40. Research information files, 1929-40. Research summaries, 1941. Correspondence with regional offices, 1935-39. Records relating to projects, 1935-38. Records of the Soil Erosion Investigations Studies Section, including administrative files, 1929-35; an information file on the Northwest Appalachian Erosion Experiment Station (Zanesville, OH), 1926-34; farm census reports, 1929-35; and erosion history (1834-1922) data cards, n.d. Catalog of publications relating to the SCS, ca. 1920-40. Records of the Emergency Conservation Work Program, 1933-35; and of the Agricultural Conservation Program, 1936-53. Research project subject files, 1943-51. Rainfall and runoff studies, 1936-43. Records relating to soil and water control in the Everglades region, 1938-47.

Maps and Charts: Soil erosion investigations, 1930-33 (140 items). See also 114.15.

Maps: Research activity locations in the United States, 1939, 1949 (3 items). Alaska farmlands, n.d. (1 item). "Survey of Land Use in the Old World," 1941, derived from soil erosion survey conducted by Walter C. Lowdermilk, Chief of the Division and Office of Research, 1938-39 (120 items). See also 114.15.

Photographs: By Walter C. Lowdermilk, Chief of the Division and Office of Research, dealing with SCS erosion control experiments in Puerto Rico, 1937-38 (WCLM, 321 images); and land utilization, soil conservation, and flood control practices in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, 1938-39 (L, 428 images), and in China, 1942-43 (L, 836 images). See also 114.16.

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114.4.2 Records of the Conservation Experiment Stations Division

History: Erosion control experiment stations at Bethany, MO; Clarinda, IA; Fort Hays, KS; Guthrie, OK; La Crosse, WI; Pullman, WA; Statesville, NC; Temple, TX; Tyler, TX; and Zanesville, OH, transferred to Soil Erosion Service from Bureau of Chemistry and Soils and Bureau of Agricultural Engineering, April 1, 1935. Additional stations established, 1935-39, at Amarillo (Dalhart), TX; Athens, GA; Beemerville-Marlboro, NJ; Dixon Springs, IL; Ithaca, NY; McCredie, MO; Marcellus, NY; Mexican Springs, NM; and State College, PA. Hydrologic studies conducted at Auburn, AL; East Lansing, MI; and Logan, UT. Small-plot experiments conducted at Bozeman, MT; Brookings, SD; College Park, MD; and Iola, KS. Infiltration studies conducted at Edwardsville, OK. Work of stations supervised by Soil and Water Conservation Investigations Section, established by SCS Field Memorandum 253, February 10, 1936; redesignated Conservation Experiment Stations Division by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939; and consolidated with Climatic and Physiographic Division (See 114.4.5), Economics Division, and Hillculture Division (See 114.4.8) to form Erosion Control Practices Division by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942.

Textual Records: Correspondence with experiment stations, 1929- 40. Annual reports of stations, 1929-37. Monthly progress reports, 1940-41. Miscellaneous records, 1934-38. Records of experiment stations at Amarillo, TX; Cheyenne Wells, CO; Dalhart, TX; Elkhart, KS; Fort Hays, KS; and Iola, KS, 1934-45.

Maps and Charts: Station locations, 1931-37 (4 items). Activities at Fort Hays station, 1930-37 (87 items), and at La Crosse station, 1935-39 (11 items). Sand dune project, Dalhart, TX, 1936-39 (60 items). Topography of Mexican Springs, NM, 1934 (1 item). See also 114.15.

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114.4.3 Records of the Watershed and Hydrologic Studies Section
and the Hydrologic Division

History: Watershed and hydrologic research projects formally organized as Watershed and Hydrologic Studies Section by SCS Field Memorandum 253, February 10, 1936. Redesignated Hydrologic Division by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939. Consolidated with the Sedimentation Studies Division (See 114.4.4) and Farm Drainage Division (114.4.6) to form Water Conservation and Disposal Practices Division (114.4.9) by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942.

Textual Records: Stress gauge records for Ralston Creek, IA, 1930. Miscellaneous studies, 1928-30. Correspondence, work plans, and weekly reports, 1935-40. Correspondence with hydrologic laboratories, 1935-42. Subject files, 1936-48.

Maps and Charts: Organizational and functional charts, 1936 (7 items). Numbered map file, 1925-41 (628 items). Graphs and tables of experiment station rainfall and runoff studies, 1927-42 (1,920 items); and of National Hydraulic Laboratory measuring flume studies, 1936-38 (16 items). Miscellaneous maps illustrating research activities, selection of experimental watersheds, and Everglades, FL, drainage districts, 1936-47 (25 items). See also 114.15.

Architectural and Engineering Plans: Hydrologic equipment, 1935-38 (173 items). See also 114.15.

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114.4.4 Records of the Sedimentation Studies Section and
Sedimentation Studies Division

History: Sedimentation and hydraulic research projects formally organized as Hydrodynamic Studies Section by SCS Field Memorandum 253, February 10, 1936, and redesignated Sedimentation Studies Section by November 1937. Redesignated Sedimentation Studies Division by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939. Consolidated with the Hydrologic Division (see 114.4.3) and Farm Drainage Division (114.4.6) to form Water Conservation and Disposal Practices Division (see 114.4.9) by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942.

Textual Records: Work plans and studies, 1935-37. Field survey notebooks, 1934-47. Index to literature on sedimentation (1861- 1939), n.d.

Maps and Charts: General maps showing sedimentation studies in progress, 1947-48 (1 item); sedimentation effects of the 1937 Ohio River floods, 1937-38 (148 items), and the 1938 floods in Southern California, 1938-40 (1,060 items); sedimentation studies of the Upper Arkansas River, CO, 1938-43 (18 items), and Lower Colorado River, TX, n.d. (2 items); and siltation studies of the Chesapeake Bay, 1943-44 (46 items), and Pajaro River, CA, 1940 (15 items). Topographic maps of the area to be flooded by Lake Mead, AZ and NV, 1937 (52 items). Miscellaneous maps and base maps of selected Wyoming counties, 1936-37 (19 maps). General maps of the Reservoir Section, 1935-45 (70 items); maps documenting reservoir sedimentation in the Central Valley, CA, 1947 (6 items); and sedimentation survey maps and cross sections, 1934-47 (3,380 items). Stream and Valley Section maps and cross sections, 1936-42 (890 items); and miscellaneous sedimentation maps, 1936, 1950, n.d. (6 items). Bedload Section maps of work at Bedload Experiment Stations at Dadeville (South Sandy Creek), AL, 1936-37; Statesville (Rocky Creek), NC, 1936-37; and Greenville (Enoree River), SC, 1936-41 (227 items). See also 114.15.

Architectural and Engineering Plans: Reservoir Section shallow-water mud sampler, 1941 (22 items). Bedload Section construction drawings, 1936 (18 items). See also 114.15.

Photographs: Sedimentation studies, showing rivers, dams, reservoirs, floods, and topographical features throughout the United States, 1935-46 (SSWR, SS, WR 6,190 images). See also 114.16.

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114.4.5 Records of the Climatic and Physiographic Studies Section
and the Climatic and Physiographic Division

History: Climatic and physiographic research projects formally organized as Climatic and Physiographic Research Section by SCS Field Memorandum 253, February 10, 1936, redesignated Climatic and Physiographic Factors of Erosion Studies Section by November 1937, and Climatic and Physiographic Studies Section by June 30, 1938. Redesignated Climatic and Physiographic Division by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939. Consolidated with the Economics Division, Hillculture Division (See 114.4.8), and Conservation Experiment Stations Division (See 114.4.2) to form Erosion Control Practices Division by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942.

Textual Records: Experiment station transpiration journals, 1897- 1922. Historical summaries of excess precipitation (1860-1931), n.d. Precipitation data for Mesquite Flats, NM, 1943-45. Weather data for Muskingum River watershed, 1937-41, and for selected eastern cities, 1897-1939. Erosion history and weather reports, 1936-40. Miscellaneous weather reports, 1875-1939.

Maps and Charts: General maps, 1921-42 (26 items). Maps of the Climatic Section relating to vegetation, precipitation, growing seasons, rainfall patterns, temperatures, and climate, 1933-42 (2,223 items). Physiographic Section maps of geomorphological studies of Polacca Wash, AZ, 1934-41; Spartanburg, SC, 1936-40; and Muskingum River, OH, n.d. (436 items). Maps of special studies for Oklahoma, 1932-36 (216 items); Kingfisher Microclimatic Project, OK, 1935-37 (34,826 items); Muskingum Watershed Microclimatic Project, OH, 1937-42 (126,698 items); and Enoree River Basin, SC, 1939-40 (3,000 items). See also 114.15.

Charts: Rain gauge charts of the Climatic and Physiographic Studies Section, 1936 (1,300 items). See also 114.15.

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114.4.6 Records of the Farm Drainage Division

History: Established by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939. Consolidated with the Hydrologic Division (See 114.4.3) and Sedimentation Studies Division (114.4.4) to form Water Conservation and Disposal Practices Division (114.4.9) by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942.

Textual Records: Land utilization records, 1921-22. Mississippi Statewide Drainage Survey field notebooks, 1939-40.

Maps and Charts: Numbered map file, 1903-41 (5,000 items), with card index. Drainage maps for the Red River of the North (MN, ND, SD), 1920 (27 items); and for the Big Four Drainage District, Ford County, IL, 1937 (15 items). Graphs and tables relating to terraces and terracing, 1937 and n.d. (14 items); and to drainage formulas, 1937-40 (11 items). Miscellaneous maps, 1937-38, 1940, 1946-48 (31 items). See also 114.15.

Architectural and Engineering Plans: Miscellaneous subjects, 1938 (5 items). See also 114.15.

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114.4.7 Records of the Farm Irrigation Division

History: Established by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939. Abolished by transfer of function, 1953.

Maps and Charts: Maps of the western United States showing irrigation assistance, n.d., and snow-course network, 1936 (2 items). Stream flow and water use on the Colorado River, 1937 (1 item). Irrigation maps of CA and TX, 1922 and n.d. (4 items). See also 114.15.

Architectural and Engineering Plans: Construction plans of irrigation ditch sand traps, 1938-48 (4 items). See also 114.15.

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114.4.8 Records of the Hill Culture Research Section and the
Hillculture Division

History: Established as Hill Culture Research Section by SCS Field Memorandum 253, February 10, 1936. Redesignated Hillculture Division by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939. Consolidated with the Economics Division, Climatic and Physiographic Division (see 114.4.5), and Conservation Experiment Stations Division (see 114.4.2) to form Erosion Control Practices Division by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942.

Textual Records: General records, 1936-40. Index card catalog, 1939-40. Miscellaneous records relating to plants, 1937-40. Hillculture projects and research proposals, 1937-44.

Maps and Charts: Climate and vegetation, arboretums, and California soils, 1936-41 (11 items). See also 114.15.

Photographs: Research projects, 1933-48 (HC, 4,000 images). See also 114.16.

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114.4.9 Records of the Water Conservation and Disposal Practices
Division

History: Established by consolidation of Hydrologic Division (SEE 114.4.3), Sedimentation Studies Division (see 114.4.4), and Farm Drainage Division (see 114.4.6) by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942. Abolished by transfer of function, 1953.

Textual Records: Personnel correspondence of the Sedimentation Section, 1935-41. Technical records of the Upper Arkansas, CO, and Middle Rio Grande, NM, drainage areas, 1938-43. Records of the Enoree River, SC, Bedload Experiment Station, 1935-43. Hydrologic and hydraulic studies, correspondence, and reports, 1940-52.

Maps and Charts: Hydrologic and hydraulic studies, 1941-42 (204 items). See also 114.15.

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114.5 Records of Field Services Units
1885-1972 (bulk 1930-59)

History: Established as Field Operations, 1935, and redesignated Division of Conservation Operations by SCS Field Memorandum 253, February 10, 1936, with responsibility for agronomy, range, woodland, and wildlife management; plant nurseries; erosion control demonstration projects; and other direct applications of soil conservation. Redesignated Office of Technical Operations by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939. Consolidated with Office of Surveys and Project Plans to form Office of Operations by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942. Office of Operations abolished and its functional divisions assigned to offices headed by Assistant Administrators for Soil Survey (see 114.6) and Field Services by SCS Administrator's Memorandum, November 27, 1953. Watershed and flood control units detached from Field Services, effective November 1, 1958, by SCS Advisory Notice W-625, October 29, 1958, and placed under an Assistant Administrator for Watersheds (see 114.7). Assistant Administrator for Field Services redesignated Deputy Administrator, 1963. Existing deputy administrators redesignated assistant administrators, 1976, with Assistant Administrator for Field Services and Assistant Administrator for Soil Survey assigned to newly established Deputy Administrator for Technical Services. In 1980, a further reorganization abolished positions of deputy and assistant administrators and assigned field services functions to Deputy Chief for Technology Development and Application, and in 1983 reorganization to Deputy Chief for Technology.

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114.5.1 General records

Textual Records: Records of Carl Brown, Chief of the Planning Division (1954-58), relating to Japan, 1949-54, and to sedimentation, 1949-55.

Maps: Demonstration projects, 1934-38 (248 items). Water facilities farm plans, Gila River Area, AZ, 1935-41 (250 items). See also 114.15.

Architectural and Engineering Plans: Pasture contour furrowing machine developed at the Limestone Creek Demonstration Project, Mankato, KS, 1935 (1 item). See also 114.15.

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114.5.2 Records of the Nursery Division

History: Established as Nurseries Section in the Division of Conservation Operations, 1936. Became Nursery Division, 1939. Consolidated into Plant Technology Division (see 114.5.5), 1954.

Textual Records: Records of the Milkweed Floss Program, 1942-45. Reports, 1935-43. Records of the Allegan, MI, Nursery, 1939-48. Records of the Ames, IA, Nursery, 1934-39 (in Kansas City).

Map: Plant nursery at Ash Creek, near Safford, AZ, 1935 (1 item). See also 114.15.

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114.5.3 Records of the Engineering Division

History: Established as Engineering Division under Field Operations, 1935. Became Engineering Section, Division of Conservation Operations, by SCS Field Memorandum 253, February 10, 1936, and Engineering Division, Office of Technical Operations, by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939. Abolished, January 22, 1952. Reestablished under Field Services, December 11, 1953. Assigned to Deputy Chief for Technology Development and Application, 1980, and to Deputy Chief for Technology, 1983.

Textual Records: Inspection reports, Louisiana, 1935-36 (in Fort Worth). Records of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) drainage camps, including correspondence, contracts, and completion reports, 1935-40. Drainage studies ("Marsden Permanent Files"), 1911-39. State project files, 1905-40. Records of the Mississippi Statewide Survey, 1936-41. Correspondence relating to statewide surveys, 1907-41. Mississippi and Texas infiltration studies, 1939-40. Technical files, 1885-1943, with index, 1898-1941. Records relating to terracing, 1930-43. State project working files, 1947-52. Group facilities and project reports, 1947-51. Records relating to water projects, 1938-42.

Maps: Corrected hydrologic station maps of watersheds, 1959 (202 items). Drainage problem areas in the northeastern United States, 1955 (1 item). Silt deposition at the National Zoo, Washington, DC, 1951 (2 items). See also 114.15.

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114.5.4 Records of the Project Plans Division

History: Established under the Office of Surveys and Project Plans by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939. Became Farm and Ranch Planning Division, January 22, 1952, and Farm and Ranch Planning Branch, Planning Division, December 11, 1953. Redesignated Farm and Ranch Planning Division, 1959. Superseded by Resource and Development Division, 1965.

Textual Records: Records relating to water facilities programs, 1938-45.

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114.5.5 Records of the Plant Science Division

History: Established as Engineering Practices Division, January 22, 1952, consolidating previously independent Agronomy, Biology, Forestry, Land Management, Nursery, and Range Divisions of the Office of Operations. Became Plant Technology Division, December 11, 1953. Redesignated Plant Science Division, 1965. Superseded by Ecological Sciences and Technology Division, 1977.

Textual Records: Records relating to SCS biologists, 1936-72.

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114.6 Records of Soil Survey Units
1933-74

History: Conservation Surveys Division established under Field Operations, 1935, and designated a section in the Division of Conservation Operations by SCS Field Memorandum 253, February 10, 1936. Transferred with Cartography Section and Flood Control Surveys Section to newly established Division of Watershed and Conservation Surveys, by SCS Field Memorandum 497, July 7, 1937, redesignated Office of Surveys and Project Plans (OSPP) by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939, with Conservation Surveys Section and Flood Control Surveys Section consolidated to form Physical Surveys Division. OSPP and Office of Technical Operations consolidated by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942, to form Office of Operations, with Physical Surveys Division redesignated Soil Conservation Surveys Division. Functions of Soil Survey Division, Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering (see RG 54), transferred to SCS, effective November 15, 1952, by Secretary's Memorandum 1318, October 14, 1952. Soil survey functions realigned in reorganization following abolishment of Office of Operations by SCS Administrator's Memorandum, November 27, 1953, with Soil Conservation Surveys Division abolished and four new divisions (Soil Classification and Correlation, Soil Survey Interpretation, Soil Survey Investigations, and Soil Survey Operations) established under the Assistant Administrator for Soil Survey, redesignated Deputy Administrator, 1963, to whom was also assigned Cartography Division. Deputy Administrator redesignated Assistant Administrator, 1976, and assigned with Assistant Administrator for Field Services to newly established Deputy Administrator for Technical Services. Deputy and assistant administrators abolished, 1980, and soil survey functions, consolidated as Soil Survey Division, assigned to Deputy Chief for Natural Resource Assessments. Reassigned, 1983, to Deputy Chief for Assessment and Planning.

Textual Records: General records, 1935-51. Records of Roy D. Hockensmith, Chief of the Soil Conservation Surveys Division, 1934-68. Files of J. Gordon Steele, Chief of the Surveys Analysis Section, 1946-51. Regional correspondence, 1945-46. Field memorandums, 1935-53. Records relating to the United Nations Conference on Soil Science, 1949-51. Records relating to international soil science, 1965-68. Records of the Soil Survey Investigations Division, consisting of records relating to soil surveys in Asia and Africa, 1948-69, and "Soil 13" state surveys, 1956-71; and records relating to soil geomorphology, 1960-70, and soil taxonomy, 1972. Erosion survey mapping procedural outline, 1934. Instruction handbook for preparing land use capability and conservation survey maps, 1939.

Maps and Charts: Soil erosion in the United States, 1933-34 (9 items). Manuscript county and state maps compiled during the 1934 Reconnaissance Erosion Survey, 1934 (3,000 items), with card index. U.S. and state maps derived from the Reconnaissance Erosion Survey, 1935 (40 items). Soil erosion, conservation, and land use survey maps compiled by the Conservation Surveys Division, 1935-54 (2,081 items). Map files of Roy D. Hockensmith, 1945-55 (60 items). Land use map of New Jersey, 1954 (1 item). Published soil survey maps and reports, 1953-74 (943 items), and manuscript soil survey field sheets, 1954-70 (65,000 items), representing continuation by SCS of soil survey activities previously vested in Soil Survey Division of the Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering. Maps compiled by the Cartographic Division, 1940-61 (48 items). See also 114.15.

Aerial Photographs: Demonstration projects, land utilization projects, soil conservation districts, and counties, principally in the southwestern United States, compiled by the Cartographic Division, 1934-49 (484,900 items). See also 114.15.

Finding Aids: Charles E. Taylor and Richard E. Spurr, comps., Aerial Photographs in the National Archives, SL 25 (1971).

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114.7 Records of Watershed and Flood Control Units
1929-76 (bulk 1936-76)

History: Watershed and flood control functions initially vested in Division of Watershed and Conservation Surveys, established by SCS Field Memorandum 497, July 7, 1937, and redesignated Office of Surveys and Project Plans by SCS Field Memorandum 795, June 20, 1939. Consolidated with Office of Technical Operations by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942, to form Office of Operations. Office of Operations abolished by SCS Administrator's Memorandum, November 27, 1953, and watershed and flood control units assigned to Planning Division under the Assistant Administrator for Field Services (see 114.5). Responsibility for watersheds and flood control placed under a separate Assistant Administrator for Watersheds, effective November 1, 1958, by SCS Advisory Notice W- 625, October 29, 1958. Redesignated Deputy Administrator for Watersheds, 1963, and Deputy Administrator for Water Resources, 1974. SCS deputy administrators redesignated assistant administrators, 1976, with Assistant Administrator for Water Resources paired with newly created Assistant Administrator for Land Resources and assigned to Deputy Administrator for Programs. In 1980, a further reorganization abolished positions of deputy and assistant administrators and assigned watershed and flood control responsibilities to newly created Deputy Chief for Natural Resource Projects, and in 1983 reorganization to Deputy Chief for Technology.

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114.7.1 Records of the Watershed Planning Division and its
predecessors

History: Flood Control Surveys Section existed in Division of Watershed and Conservation Surveys, 1937-39. Consolidated with Conservation Surveys Section to form Physical Surveys Division (see 114.6), Office of Surveys and Project Plans, 1939. Flood control watershed surveys subsequently conducted by SCS regional offices. Water Conservation Division established, effective June 30, 1944, pursuant to General Departmental Circular 39, May 2, 1944. Became Water Conservation Planning Division, January 12, 1952, and Watershed Planning Branch, Planning Division, by SCS Administrator's Memorandum 84, May 12, 1955. Redesignated Watershed Planning Division, effective November 1, 1958, by SCS Advisory Notice W-625, October 29, 1958. Consolidated with Watershed Operations Division (see 114.7.3) to form Watersheds Division, 1977.

Textual Records: Flood control preliminary examination reports, 1938-52. Flood control survey reports, 1938-52. Records of the Tennessee Valley Correlating Committee, 1944-51. Case-Wheeler reports, 1939-47. Recreation preliminary surveys, 1939-54. Work plans, 1939-54. Records of the Missouri River Basin Committee, 1947-53. Project evaluations, 1956-65. Records of special conferences, 1965-72. General records relating to flood control, 1941-54.

Maps and Charts: Status of flood control activities, 1936-53 (57 items). Administrative responsibility for flood control programs, 1939-49 (9 items). Base maps of watersheds, 1937 (1,227 items). Major river basins, 1950 (23 items). River basin statistical tables, 1937 (23 items). Locations of stream gauges, 1939 (92 items). Extent of 1943 flooding, 1943 (40 items). Flood control and other maps of the Green, Mississippi, Pecos, Pee Dee, Roanoke, and Upper Rio Grande River watersheds, 1937-51 (68 items). Nueces River discharge graph, 1940 (1 item). Maps compiled by the Water Conservation Division, 1944-49 (21 items). Miscellaneous maps relating to watersheds and flood control, 1953-68 (34 items). See also 114.15.

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114.7.2 Records of the River Basins Division

History: Established as River Basins Branch, Planning Division, 1957. Became River Basins Division, effective November 1, 1958, by SCS Advisory Notice W-625, October 29, 1958. Assigned to Deputy Chief for Natural Resource Projects, 1980.

Textual Records: River basin reports, 1929-61. Correspondence, 1960-69. Records of the Interagency Committee on Water Resources, 1955-72, including (in Boston) minutes of meetings, 1958-65. Minutes and reports of project development and maintenance committees, 1955-64. Records relating to interagency cooperation, 1956-73. Case files, 1960-76. Correspondence, minutes, and reports of the Northeastern Resources Committee, 1957-67 (in Boston).

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114.7.3 Records of the Watershed Operations Division

History: Established under Deputy Administrator for Watersheds, 1970. Consolidated with Watershed Planning Division (see 114.7.1) to form Watersheds Division, 1977.

Textual Records: Reports of the Water Resources Committee, 1950- 75. Flood control survey work plans, 1953-75.

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114.8 Records Relating to Operation of Civilian Conservation
Corps (CCC) and Civilian Public Service (CPS) Camps
1933-47

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114.8.1 Records of CCC camp operations

Textual Records: Records of CCC camps at Boonsboro, MD, 1935-41 (in Philadelphia); Bridgeport, NE, 1939-41 (in Kansas City); Cartersville, GA, 1935-42 (in Atlanta); Clanton, AL, 1935-42 (in Atlanta); Frederick, MD, 1934-41 (in Philadelphia); Glen Rock, PA, 1939-42 (in Philadelphia); Goldsboro, MD, 1937-42 (in Philadelphia); Lake City, MN, 1936-42 (in Chicago); Lancaster, PA, 1935-42 (in Philadelphia); Lanesboro, MN, 1936-39 (in Chicago); Leeds, UT, 1936-42 (in Denver); McGregor, IA, 1933-39 (in Kansas City); Memphis, TX, 1936-42 (in Fort Worth); Monticello, IA, 1939-42 (in Kansas City); New Madrid, MO, 1935-41 (in Kansas City); Poultney, VT, 1940-42 (in Boston); Red Wing, MN, 1935-39 (in Chicago); Safford, AZ, 1937-41 (in Los Angeles); Seneca, KS, 1935-40 (in Kansas City); Vienna, MD, 1939-40 (in Philadelphia); Waterville, MN, 1935-40 (in Chicago); White Hall, MD, 1936-42 (in Philadelphia); and Wrightstown, NJ, 1936-39 (in New York). Consolidated records for CCC camps in AL, 1937-42 (in Atlanta); AZ, 1936-42 (in Los Angeles); CO, 1935-40 (in Denver); KY, 1935-42 (in Atlanta); MS, 1933-41 (in Atlanta); NM, 1935-42 (in Denver); NC, 1934-42 (in Atlanta); SC, 1935-42 (in Atlanta); TN, 1938-40 (in Atlanta); UT, 1934-42 (in Denver); VA, 1935-42 (in Philadelphia); and WV, 1935-40 (in Philadelphia).

Maps: Locations of CCC Emergency Conservation Work camps assigned to SCS, 1937 (2 items). See also 114.15.

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114.8.2 Records of CPS camp operations

Textual Records: CPS program records, 1942-47. Records of CPS camps at Big Flats, NY, 1942-46; Camp Grottoes, VA, 1941-47; Colorado Springs, CO, 1942-46; Glendora, CA, 1941-47; and Powellsville, MD, 1943-47.

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114.9 Records of Special Projects
1934-41

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114.9.1 Records of the Project for Technical Cooperation with the
Bureau of Indian Affairs (TC-BIA)

Textual Records: Director's files, 1937-39. General files, 1935- 39. Project records, 1936-39.

Maps: Technical survey maps of Indian reservations and grants, 1936-39 (450 items). See also 114.15.

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114.9.2 Records of the Prairie States Forestry Project

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Headquarters records, 1934-41. Records of the Nebraska State Office, 1935-38.

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114.10 Records of SCS Regional Offices
1933-61

History: SCS established its regional office system, initially consisting of 11 regions, September-December 1935. Consolidations and realignments of jurisdiction reduced the number of regions to 10 in 1939 and to 7 in 1942. SCS discontinued its regional system pursuant to provisions of Secretary's Memorandum 1320, supplement 4, November 2, 1953, substituting a system of decentralized state offices. Regional offices directly supervised the work of project offices within their jurisdictions until the establishment, in 1938, of area offices as intermediates between the regions and local project offices. When area offices were abolished in 1942, their role was assumed by state offices.

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114.10.1 Records of the Northeast Region (Region 1)

History: Established by SCS Field Memorandum 94, September 19, 1935, with jurisdiction over ME, NH, VT, RI, MA, NY, CT, NJ, PA, MD, and DE. Headquarters established at Williamsport, PA. Acquired jurisdiction over WV from Ohio Valley Region (Region 3), 1936. Headquarters transferred to Upper Darby, PA, June 16, 1938. Redesignated Northeastern Region (Region 1), June 20, 1938. Abolished, 1953.

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): Cooperative agreements and reports, 1936-42.

Maps: Buffalo Creek and Potomac River watershed flood control maps, 1946-54 (39 items). Drainage problem areas in the northeastern states, 1949 (11 items). Land resources areas, 1949 (9 items). Base maps, 1950 (6 items). Miscellaneous and administrative maps, 1935-51 (18 items). See also 114.15.

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114.10.2 Records of the Southeast Region (Region 2)

History: Established by SCS Field Memorandum 95, September 19, 1935, with jurisdiction over VA, NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, and MS. Headquarters established at Spartanburg, SC. Redesignated Southeastern Region (Region 2) by SCS Field Memorandum 793, June 20, 1939. Jurisdiction expanded, effective July 1, 1939, to include PR and VI by SCS Field Memorandum 799, June 27, 1939. Acquired jurisdiction over TN and KY from abolished Ohio Valley Region (Region 3), effective July 1, 1942, by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942. Abolished, 1953.

Textual Records (in Atlanta): Subject files, 1934-48. Annual reports, 1935-53.

Maps: Land use and engineering maps of farms in the Camp and Gills Creeks demonstration projects, 1935-38 (205 items). Soil conservation survey maps of selected counties, 1936- 49 (144 items). Chancellorsville Homestead Community, Jasper County, GA, 1934 (72 items). Drainage projects and problem areas, 1942-49 (50 items). Coosa, Potomac, Little Tallahatchie, and Yazoo watersheds, 1943-52 (35 items). Pilot Watershed Program areas, 1953-54 (15 items). Administrative and miscellaneous maps, 1936-61 (44 items). See also 114.15.

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114.10.3 Records of the Ohio Valley Region (Region 3)

History: Established by SCS Field Memorandum 150, October 26, 1935, with jurisdiction over WV, IN, MI, KY, and TN. Headquarters established at Dayton, OH. Lost jurisdiction over WV to Northeast Region (Region 1), 1936. Abolished, effective July 1, 1942, by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942, with TN and KY assigned to Southeastern Region (Region 2), and OH, IN, and MI to Upper Mississippi Region (formerly Region 5, redesignated Region 3).

Maps: Administrative maps, 1938-39 (2 items). See also 114.15.

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114.10.4 Records of the Western Gulf Region (Region 4)

History: Established as the Midsouth Region (Region 4) by SCS Field Memorandum 109, September 30, 1935, with jurisdiction over AR, LA, and TX (except panhandle). Headquarters established at Fort Worth, TX. Redesignated Western Gulf Region (Region 4), by SCS Field Memorandum 793, June 20, 1939. Acquired jurisdiction over panhandle regions of OK and TX from abolished Southern Great Plains Region (Region 6), effective July 1, 1942, by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942. Abolished, 1953.

Textual Records (in Fort Worth): Correspondence, issuances, and reports, 1934-38. Reports of sanitation surveys, 1934-37.

Maps: Watershed flood control preliminary examination maps, 1938-41 (131 items). Middle Colorado, Trinity, and Washita watershed flood control maps, 1946-54 (92 items). Administrative, state, and miscellaneous maps, 1937-51 (30 items). See also 114.15.

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114.10.5 Records of the Upper Mississippi Region (Region 5)

History: Established by SCS Field Memorandum 204, December 11, 1935, with jurisdiction over IA, IL, MO, WI, and MN. Headquarters established at Des Moines, IA; relocated to Milwaukee, WI, March 27, 1939. Acquired jurisdiction over OH, IN, and MI from abolished Ohio Valley Region (Region 3), and redesignated Upper Mississippi Region (Region 3), effective July 1, 1942, by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942. Abolished, 1953.

Maps: Little Sioux watershed, IA, flood control maps, 1941 (150 items). Farm drainage plans, 1949-50 (30 items). Montgomery, IA, Soil Conservation District survey, 1942 (20 items). Miscellaneous watersheds, 1942-52 (28 items). Administrative maps, 1942-45 (5 items). See also 114.15.

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114.10.6 Records of the Southern Great Plains Region (Region 6)

History: Established as the Southern Great Plains Wind Erosion Region (Region 6) by SCS Field Memorandum 140, October 21, 1935, with jurisdiction over the "Dustbowl" regions of TX, OK, CO, NM, and KS. Headquarters established at Amarillo, TX. Acquired jurisdiction over the rest of KS from abolished Central Great Plains Region (Region 7), March 1, 1939. Redesignated Southern Great Plains Region (Region 6), by SCS Field Memorandum 793, June 20, 1939. Abolished, effective July 1, 1942, by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942, with TX and OK panhandles assigned to Western Gulf Region (Region 4); CO and NM to Southwest Region (Region 8), redesignated Southwestern Region (Region 6); and KS to Northern Great Plains Region (Region 7), formerly the Northwest Region (Region 9).

Textual Records (in Fort Worth): General files, 1935-42. Records of the Regional Conservator, 1934-42. Records of the Coordinator, Regional Agricultural Council for the Southern Great Plains, 1936-42. Records of the Agronomy Division, 1936-42; Engineering Division, 1936-42; Forestry Division, 1936-41; Hydrology Division, 1939-41; Information Division, 1936-41; Nursery Division, 1936-41; Physical Survey Division, 1936-40; Project Plans Division, 1936-41; and Range Conservation Division, 1937- 42. Soil Conservation District files, 1935-42. Records concerning interagency cooperation, flood control, and land utilization, 1936-41.

Maps: Administrative maps, 1936-41 (5 items). See also 114.15.

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114.10.7 Records of the Central Great Plains Region (Region 7)

History: Established by SCS Field Memorandum 192, December 2, 1935, with jurisdiction over NE, OK (except panhandle), and KS (except southwestern counties). Headquarters established at Salina, KS. Abolished, effective March 1, 1939, with assignment of KS to Southern Great Plains Region (Region 6), OK to Western Gulf Region (Region 4), and NE to Northwest Region (Region 9).

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Correspondence of the Regional Conservator, 1934-39. Project files for KS and NE, 1935-39. Records of CCC camps at Kansas Lake, 1936-39. SCS accident reports for OK, 1936-38.

Map: Principal drainage basins in KS, NE, and OK, 1937 (1 item). See also 114.15.

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114.10.8 Records of the Southwest Region (Region 8)

History: Established by SCS Field Memorandum 24, July 30, 1935, with jurisdiction over UT, AZ, and counties of CO and NM west of the Continental Divide. Headquarters established at Albuquerque, NM. Acquired jurisdiction over eastern CO and NM from abolished Southern Great Plains Region (Region 6); and redesignated Southwestern Region (Region 6), effective July 1, 1942, by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942. Abolished, 1953.

Textual Records (in Denver): Correspondence, issuances, and reports, 1934-39. Records of the Cartographic and Drafting Division, 1933-40. CCC camp inspection reports, 1936-37.

Maps and Charts: Climatic maps and graphs of the southwest, 1940-41 (214 items). Flood control maps, 1947-51 (25 items). State land status maps, 1936-54 (16 items). Administrative and miscellaneous maps, 1936-54 (33 items). See also 114.15.

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114.10.9 Records of the Northwest Region (Region 9)

History: Established by SCS Field Memorandum 186, November 29, 1935, with jurisdiction over MT, WY, ND, and SD. Headquarters established at Rapid City, SD; relocated to Lincoln, NE, by SCS Field Memorandum 761, February 21, 1939. Acquired jurisdiction over NE from abolished Central Great Plains Region (Region 7), effective March 1, 1939. Redesignated Northwest Region (Region 7), effective June 1, 1939, by SCS Field Memorandum 777, May 2, 1939. Redesignated Northern Great Plains Region (Region 7) by SCS Field Memorandum 793, June 20, 1939. Acquired jurisdiction over KS from abolished Southern Great Plains Region (Region 6); and redesignated Northern Great Plains Region (Region 5), effective July 1, 1942, by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942. Abolished, 1953.

Textual Records (in Kansas City): General records, 1936-39. Administrative correspondence, 1935-37. Administrative files, 1938-39. Records of the Agronomy Division, 1935-40; Engineering Division, 1935-38; Information Division, 1935-39; Range Conservation Division, 1937-42; Range Management Division, 1937- 39; and Wildlife Management Division, 1936-38. TC-BIA records, 1936-40 (see 114.9.1). Records concerning the CCC, 1935-37.

Maps: Farms in Cass, Colfax, and Platte Counties, NE, 1936-39 (222 items). Missouri River Basin development, 1947-51 (66 items). Grant Township drainage district project, Reno County, KS, 1949-51 (36 items). Administrative and miscellaneous maps, 1939-52 (30 items). See also 114.15.

Photographic Prints: Soil conservation operations and dry land agriculture in ND, SD, MT, and WY, including scenes of erosion, farmlands, cultivation methods, and irrigation systems, 1935-39 (DL, 3,409 images). See also 114.16.

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114.10.10 Records of the Pacific Southwest Region (Region 10)

History: Established by SCS Field Memorandum 141, October 21, 1935, with jurisdiction over CA and NV. Headquarters established at Santa Paula, CA; relocated to Berkeley, CA, May 15, 1939. Acquired jurisdiction over HI, effective July 1, 1939, by SCS Field Memorandum 799, June 27, 1939. Consolidated with Pacific Northwest Region (Region 9, formerly Region 11), effective July 1, 1942, by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942, to form Pacific Region (see 114.10.12).

Textual Records (in San Francisco): Correspondence, issuances, and reports, 1935-42.

Maps: Administrative maps, 1934-40 (7 items). See also 114.15.

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114.10.11 Records of the Pacific Northwest Region (Region 11)

History: Established by SCS Field Memorandum 142, October 21, 1935, with jurisdiction over ID, OR, and WA. Headquarters established at Spokane, WA. Redesignated Pacific Northwest Region (Region 9), effective June 1, 1939, by SCS Field Memorandum 777, May 2, 1939. Acquired jurisdiction over AK, effective July 1, 1939, by SCS Field Memorandum 799, June 27, 1939. Consolidated with Pacific Southwest Region (Region 10), effective July 1, 1942, by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942, to form Pacific Region (see 114.10.12).

Textual Records (in Seattle): Correspondence, issuances, and reports, 1934-40.

Maps: Miscellaneous subjects, 1935-40 (3 items). See also 114.15.

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114.10.12 Records of the Pacific Region (Region 7)

History: Established, effective July 1, 1942, by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942, consolidating Pacific Northwest Region (Region 9, formerly Region 11) and Pacific Southwest Region (Region 10), with jurisdiction over CA, NV, WA, OR, ID, HI, and AK. Headquarters established at Portland, OR. Abolished, 1953.

Maps: Watershed maps for San Joaquin, Merced, Tuolumne, Whitewater, Russian, Stanislaus, Mojave, Santa Ynez, Yuba, and other CA rivers; range survey maps for Warm Springs Indian Reservation, OR, Fort Hall Indian Reservation, ID, and Pocatello, ID; and miscellaneous cartographic materials concerning agriculture and crop production, 1939-49 (375 items, in Seattle). Land and water inventories of Fresno and Stanislaus Counties, CA, 1950-52 (84 items). Santa Ynez and Los Angeles River flood control maps, 1939-51 (13 items). Miscellaneous maps, 1946-48 (2 items). See also 114.15.

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114.11 Records of Area Offices
1934-54

History: Area offices established by SCS Field Memorandum 742, December 19, 1938, to serve as intermediate level between SCS regional headquarters and local project offices. Abolished, effective July 1, 1942, by SCS Field Memorandum 1061, May 5, 1942.

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114.11.1 Records of area offices in Alabama (Southeastern Region)

Textual Records (in Atlanta): Records of area offices in Birmingham, 1936-42; and Montgomery, 1935-42.

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114.11.2 Records of area offices in Arizona (Southwestern Region)

Textual Records (in Denver): Records of the area office in San Carlos, 1935-41.

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114.11.3 Records of area offices in California (Pacific Southwest
Region)

Textual Records (in San Francisco): Records of area offices in Santa Paula, 1935-42; Ukiah, 1939-42; and Watsonville, 1935-42.

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114.11.4 Records of area offices in Colorado (Southern Great
Plains Region and Southwestern Region)

Textual Records (in Fort Worth, except as noted): Records of area offices in Denver (Southern Great Plains Region), 1941; Grand Junction (Southwestern Region), 1938-39 (in Denver); and Pueblo (Southern Great Plains Region), 1939-41.

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114.11.5 Records of area offices in Georgia (Southeastern Region)

Textual Records (in Atlanta): Records of area offices in Athens, 1935-41; Rome, 1938-41; and Tifton, 1938-41.

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114.11.6 Records of area offices in Idaho (Pacific Northwest
Region)

Textual Records (in Seattle): Records of area offices in Boise, 1938-42; Moscow, 1938-47; and Pocatello, 1936-41.

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114.11.7 Records of area offices in Kansas (Southern Great Plains
Region)

Textual Records (in Fort Worth): Records of the area office in Dodge City, 1941-43.

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114.11.8 Records of area offices in Kentucky (Ohio Valley Region)

Textual Records (in Chicago): Records of the area office in Lexington, 1935-42.

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114.11.9 Records of area offices in Maryland (Northeastern
Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): Records of the area office in Catonsville, 1939-42.

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114.11.10 Records of area offices in Mississippi (Southeastern
Region)

Textual Records (in Atlanta): Records of the area office in State College, 1934-42.

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114.11.11 Records of area offices in Montana (Northern Great
Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of the area office in Billings, 1939-42.

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114.11.12 Records of area offices in Nebraska (Northern Great
Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of the area office in Lincoln, 1941-42.

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114.11.13 Records of area offices in Nevada (Pacific Southwest
Region)

Textual Records (in San Francisco): Records of area offices in Caliente, 1935-42; and Yerrington, 1936-42.

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114.11.14 Records of area offices in New Jersey (Northeastern
Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): Records of the area office in New Brunswick, 1936-42.

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114.11.15 Records of area offices in New Mexico (Southern Great
Plains Region and Southwestern Region)

Textual Records (in Denver, except as noted):Records of area offices in Albuquerque (Southwestern Region), 1938-42; Clovis (Southern Great Plains Region), 1938-42 (in Fort Worth); Las Cruces (Southwestern Region), 1938-42; Roswell (Southwestern Region), 1939-41; Santa Fe (Southwestern Region), 1936-41; and Silver City (Southwestern Region), 1936-41.

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114.11.16 Records of area offices in New York (Northeastern
Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): Records of the area office in Bath, 1936-40.

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114.11.17 Records of area offices in North Carolina (Southeastern
Region)

Textual Records (in Atlanta): Records of area offices in Raleigh, 1938-42; and Salisbury, 1939-42.

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114.11.18 Records of area offices in North Dakota (Northern Great
Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of the area office in Mandan, 1940-42.

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114.11.19 Records of area offices in Pennsylvania (Northeastern
Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): Records of area offices in Indiana, 1936-42; and Lancaster, 1939-42.

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114.11.20 Records of area offices in South Carolina (Southeastern
Region)

Textual Records (in Atlanta): Records of area offices in Columbia, 1935-42; and Spartanburg, 1935-42.

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114.11.21 Records of area offices in South Dakota (Northern Great
Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of the area office in Rapid City, 1939-42.

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114.11.22 Records of area offices in Tennessee (Ohio Valley
Region and Southeastern Region)

Textual Records (in Chicago): Records of the area office in Humboldt (Ohio Valley Region), 1935-42.

Aerial Photographs (in Atlanta): Lauderdale County (Southeastern Region), used in resource planning and soil survey reports, 1937-54 (754 items). See also 114.15.

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114.11.23 Records of area offices in Texas (Southern Great Plains
Region and Western Gulf Region)

Textual Records (in Fort Worth): Records of area offices in Dublin (Western Gulf Region), 1939-40; Lubbock (Southern Great Plains Region), 1940-41; Perryton (Southern Great Plains Region), 1939-41; and Tyler (Western Gulf Region), 1938-40.

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114.11.24 Records of area offices in Utah (Southwestern Region)

Textual Records (in Denver): Records of area offices in Cedar City, 1939-42; Price, 1938-42; and Salt Lake City, 1939-42.

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114.11.25 Records of area offices in Washington (Pacific
Northwest Region)

Textual Records (in Seattle): Records of the area office in Yakima, 1937-40.

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114.11.26 Records of area offices in Wyoming (Northern Great
Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of the area office in Casper, 1940-42.

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114.12 Records of State Offices (Pre-1953)
1933-47

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114.12.1 Records of the Colorado State Office, Fort Collins, CO
(Southern Great Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Fort Worth): General correspondence, CCC camp records, and other records, 1935-36.

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114.12.2 Records of the Maine State Office, Orono, ME
(Northeastern Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): Correspondence of the State Coordinator's Office, 1937-42.

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114.12.3 Records of the Maryland State Office, College Park, MD
(Northeastern Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): General records, 1939-42.

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114.12.4 Records of the Minnesota State Office, St. Paul, MN
(Upper Mississippi Region)

Textual Records (in Chicago): General records of the State Coordinator's Office, 1935-38.

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114.12.5 Records of the Missouri State Office, Columbia, MO
(Upper Mississippi Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Project correspondence of the State Coordinator's Office, 1939-40. Annual reports, 1933-47. CCC camp reports, 1935-36. Project work plans, 1938-41. Land use planning reports, 1940-41. Cooperative agreements, 1934-43.

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114.12.6 Records of the Montana State Office, Bozeman, MT
(Northern Great Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): General records of the State Coordinator's Office, 1936-41.

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114.12.7 Records of the Nebraska State Office, Lincoln, NE
(Central Great Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): General records of the State Coordinator's Office, 1936-38. Publicity files, 1936-38.

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114.12.8 Records of the New Jersey State Office, New Brunswick,
NJ (Northeastern Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): General records, 1934-41.

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114.12.9 Records of the New York State Office, Ithaca, NY
(Northeastern Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): General records, 1935-42. Correspondence, 1936-42.

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114.12.10 Records of the North Carolina State Office, Raleigh, NC
(Southeastern Region)

Textual Records (in Atlanta): General correspondence of the State Coordinator's Office and successor State Conservationist's Office, 1934-43.

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114.12.11 Records of the Pennsylvania State Office, State
College, PA (Northeastern Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): General records, 1938-44. Cooperative agreements, 1938-44.

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114.12.12 Records of the Texas State Office, College Station, TX
(Western Gulf Region)

Textual Records (in Fort Worth): Publicity files, 1937-38.

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114.12.13 Records of the West Virginia State Office, Morgantown,
WV (Northeastern Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): General records, 1939-42.

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114.12.14 Records of the Wisconsin State Office, Madison, WI
(Upper Mississippi Region)

Textual Records (in Chicago): General records of the State Coordinator's Office, 1933-37.

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114.12.15 Records of the Wyoming State Office, Laramie, WY
(Northern Great Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): General records of the State Coordinator's Office, 1937-42.

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114.13 Records of State Offices (Post-1953)
1943-75

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114.13.1 Records of the California State Office

Textual Records (in San Francisco): Case files of watershed projects, 1950-67.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in San Francisco): Calleguas Creek modifications, 1959-61 (21 items). See also 114.15.

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114.13.2 Records of the Georgia State Office

Textual Records (in Atlanta): Watershed case files, 1953-71.

Maps (in Atlanta): Watershed case files, 1953-70 (48 items). See also 114.15.

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114.13.3 Records of the Indiana State Office

Textual Records (in Chicago): Case files of watershed projects at Flat Creek, 1953-59, and Little Raccoon Creek, 1966-67.

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114.13.4 Records of the Missouri State Office

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Clippings and excerpts from publications relating to soil conservation subjects, 1943-61.

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114.13.5 Records of the New York State Office

Textual Records (in New York): Engineering design and construction records, 1950-72.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in New York): Buffalo Creek Flood Prevention Project and Ischua Creek Watershed Protection Project, 1950-72 (2,400 items). See also 114.15.

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114.13.6 Records of the North Dakota State Office

Textual Records: Tongue River watershed project records, 1953-67 (in Kansas City). Geologic reports, contracts and specifications, test data, and work diaries relating to the Tongue River Watershed, 1955-71 (in Denver).

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in Kansas City): Tongue River project, 1953-67 (37 items). Engineering drawings, 1953-67 (238 items). See also 114.15.

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114.13.7 Records of the Oklahoma State Office

Textual Records (in Fort Worth): Selected engineering and watershed project case files, 1953-71, 1974.

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114.13.8 Records of the West Virginia State Office

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): Project files, 1955-75.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in Philadelphia): Project drawings, 1955-58 (1,086 items). See also 114.15.

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114.14 Records of Project Offices
1933-47

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114.14.1 Records of project offices in Colorado (Southern Great
Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Denver): Records of project offices in Cheyenne Wells, 1935-40; Colorado Springs, 1938-47; and Springfield, 1937.

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114.14.2 Records of project offices in Iowa (Upper Mississippi
Region)

Textual Records (in Chicago): Records of the project office in Shenandoah, 1934-37.

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114.14.3 Records of project offices in Kansas (Northern Great
Plains Region and Southern Great Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of project offices in Liberal (Southern Great Plains Region), 1936-39; and Mankato (Northern Great Plains Region), 1933-34.

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114.14.4 Records of project offices in Maryland (Northeastern
Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): Records of project offices in Ellicott City, 1937-39; and Hagerstown, 1936-38.

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114.14.5 Records of project offices in Minnesota (Upper
Mississippi Region)

Textual Records (in Chicago): Records of project offices in Caledonia, 1934-39; Faribault, 1936-38; Spring Valley, 1936; and Winona, 1936-37.

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114.14.6 Records of project offices in Montana (Northern Great
Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of project offices in Culbertson, 1935-39; and Great Falls, 1935-39.

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114.14.7 Records of project offices in Nebraska (Northern Great
Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Administrative correspondence, 1934-36; project correspondence, 1936-37; CCC correspondence, 1934-37; and other records, 1934-38, of the project office in Albion.

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114.14.8 Records of project offices in New Jersey (Northeastern
Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): Records of project offices in Flemington, 1940-41; Freehold, 1939; and Mooretown, 1940.

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114.14.9 Records of project offices in New Mexico (Southwestern
Region)

Textual Records (in Denver): Records of the project office in Albuquerque, 1936.

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114.14.10 Records of project offices in North Dakota (Northern
Great Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of the project office in Bottineau, 1938-40.

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114.14.11 Records of project offices in Pennsylvania
(Northeastern Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): Records of project offices in Indiana, 1934-42; Kutztown, 1938-42; and Lancaster, 1938.

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114.14.12 Records of project offices in South Dakota (Northern
Great Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of project offices in Huron, 1936-41; and Winner, 1936-41.

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114.14.13 Records of project offices in Texas (Southern Great
Plains Region and Western Gulf Region)

Textual Records (in Fort Worth): Records of project offices in Amarillo (Southern Great Plains Region), 1936-40; Channing (Southern Great Plains Region), 1936-39; Hereford (Southern Great Plains Region), 1936-37; Stratford (Western Gulf Region), 1936- 39; and Vernon (Western Gulf Region), 1938-39.

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114.14.14 Records of project offices in West Virginia
(Northeastern Region)

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): Records of the project office in Moundsville, 1935-38.

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114.14.15 Records of project offices in Wisconsin (Upper
Mississippi Region)

Textual Records (in Chicago): Records of the project office in La Crosse, 1933-35.

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114.14.16 Records of project offices in Wyoming (Northern Great
Plains Region)

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of project offices in Lander, 1935-40; and Torrington, 1937-40.

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114.15 Cartographic Records (General)

See Maps and Charts under 114.2.1, 114.4.1-114.4.9, 114.6, 114.7.1, and 114.10.8.
See Maps under 114.3.1, 114.4.1, 114.5.1-114.5.3, 114.8.1, 114.9.1, 114.10.1-114.10.7, 114.10.9-114.10.12, and 114.13.2.
See Charts under 114.4.5.
See Architectural and Engineering Plans under 114.4.3, 114.4.4, 114.4.6, 114.4.7, 114.5.1, 114.13.1, 114.13.5, 114.13.6, and 114.13.8.
See Aerial Photographs under 114.6 and 114.11.22.

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114.16 Still Pictures (General)
1933-77, 1988-95

Photographs: SCS general photographic files, covering the United States, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, South America, Europe, and Africa, documenting land types and utilization, research activities, agricultural and conservation methods, soil erosion, dust storms, floods, and various Works Progress Administration and CCC projects, 1933-77 (G, P, 40,000 images).

Lantern Slides: Soil conservation activities, 1933-77; reservoir surveys, 1941; and stream and valley aggradation, 1937-40 (S, SRS, S-RV, 2,460 images).

Posters: Posters promoting environmental awareness and conservation, 1988-95 (MP, 22 items).

See Photographs under 114.2.1, 114.3.1, 114.4.1, 114.4.4, and 114.4.8.
See Photographic Prints under 114.10.9.


Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
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