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Preliminary Guide to the Appalachian Society of American Foresters Records, 1921-1999 and undated

Collection Overview

Newsletters, executive meeting minutes, directories, correspondence, election information, meeting critiques, and other printed matter document the activities of the Appalachian Society of American Foresters between 1921-1994. Records found in the collection include position descriptions, committee charters, by-laws, and copies of the organization's journal, Trail Blazer. There is also a report on the recovery from Hurricane Hugo (1989).

Descriptive Summary

Title
Appalachian Society of American Foresters records 1921-1999 and undated
Creator
Appalachian Society of American Foresters.
Extent
9.0 Linear Feet, Approximately 5209 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

A-Ach
Box 1
Ann-B
Box 2
Com-Cor
Box 3
Cor-D
Box 4
F-Mem
Box 5
N-Old
Box 6
Pol-Tra
Box 7
Ung-Work
Box 8
Correspondence
Box 9
Executive Committee minutes
Box 9
Annual Meeting proceedings, 1958-1975
Box 10

Contains minutes and conference proceedings.

Consists of correspondence, meeting minutes and pamphlets.

Chiefly contains issues of The Trail Blazer, various other publications, and meeting minutes.

Contains correspondence, bylaws, minutes, ASAF directory of leadership and position descriptions.

Contains minutes of Executive Committee meetings and annual business meetings as well as leadership directories.

Minutes -- Executive Committee Meetings, 1983-1990
Box 1
APSAF position statements
Box 1
Correspondence, 1985-1998
Box 1
Charters
Box 1
Ad Hoc Dues Increase Committee, 1992
Box 1
APSAF Elections, 1972-1998
Box 2
Directory, 1983-1999
Box 2
Meeting Guides
Box 3
Annual Meeting Critique, 1982-1998
Box 3
Summer Meetings, 1984-1999
Box 3
100 Years of Professional Forestry, 1992
Box 3
Second Regional Technical Conference, 1984
Box 3
Third Regional Technical Conference, 1985
Box 3
Fourth Regional Technical Conference, 1986
Box 3
Hurricane Hugo: Recovering from Disaster, 1993 [Hurricane Hugo, 1989]
Box 3
Forestry Source newspaper
Box 3
Minutes of the New Executive Committee, 1995-1998
Box 4

This series includes APSAF charters, leadership directories with conact information for various members, information on elections, reports from the Executive Committee, and correspondence.

Elections, 1987-1988
Box 1
Elections, 1999
Box 1
Elections, 2000
Box 1
Elections, 2001
Box 1
Elections, 2002
Box 1
Elections, 2003
Box 1
Elections, 2004
Box 1
APSAF Charters, 2001 & 2003
Box 1
Directory of Leadership, 1999
Box 1
Directory of Leadership, 2000
Box 1
Directory of Leadership, 2001
Box 1
Directory of Leadership, 2002
Box 1
Directory of Leadership, 2003
Box 1
Directory of Leadership, 2004
Box 1
Directory of Leadership, 2005
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1985
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1986
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1987
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1988
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1989
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1990
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1991
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1992
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1993
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1994
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1995
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1996
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1997
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1998
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 1999 (2 folders)
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 2000 (2 folders)
Box 1
Executive Committee Minutes, 2001
Box 2
Executive Committee Minutes, 2002
Box 2
Executive Committee Minutes, 2003
Box 2
Executive Committee Minutes, 2004
Box 2
Executive Committee Minutes, 2005
Box 2
Correspondence, 1999
Box 2
Correspondence, 2000
Box 3
Correspondence, 2001
Box 3
Correspondence, 2002
Box 3
Correspondence, 2003
Box 3
Correspondence, 2004
Box 3

Historical Note

A professional organization of foresters active in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia. Formerly the Society of American Foresters - Appalachian Section.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Appalachian Society of American Foresters Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Acquired as a gift between 1986 and 1999.

Processing Information

Preliminary processing by Lisa Stark

Completed March 20, 2000

Encoded by Lisa Stark and Ted Holt, 2000 and 2009

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.

This collection is partially processed: some materials have not been ordered and described beyond their original condition.