Overview

Record Group Number: 79
Creating Organization/Individual: Department of the Interior. National Park Service. Region I. Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Series Title: General Administrative Files
Coverage Dates: 1933 - 1965
Accession Numbers: 4NN-3-079-91-85, 4NS-079-93-012, 4NS-079-93-013, 4NS-079-93-096, 4NS-079-95-020, and 4NS-079-95-021
Arrangement: By National Park Service filing system
Format of records: Textual
Quantity: 44 linear feet, 6 linear inches
ARC Identifier: 649044


Detailed Description

This series consists of a broad range of administrative files including correspondence, memorandums, staff minutes, contracts, press releases, personal injury reports, annual reports, including reports to and from the Washington and the Regional offices, and correspondence to the park from the public. The files cover such subjects as Mission 66 plans, park improvements, expansions, cemeteries located on park land, flood relief, personnel, fire prevention, roads and trails.

Also included are records concerning the disposal of surplus buildings on park property, correspondence with the Boy Scouts of America and Blue Ridge Parkway, Bureau of Public Roads reports, and reports on archaeological and historical research and the 25th and 30th anniversaries of the park.


Location

Information about the National Archives at Atlanta

5780 Jonesboro Road
Morrow, Georgia 30260
Telephone: 770-968-2100
E-mail: atlanta.archives@nara.gov
Website: http://www.archives.gov/southeast/

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