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Title Personnel Records and Miscellaneous Correspondence
Catalog Number 2004.014.004
Object Name Miscellaneous
Scope & Content Personnel Records and Miscellaneous Correspondence
>> Smith's personnel records, Photo key for people in a 50th Anniversary photograph. History of the Forest Service Retiree Club, Cattlemen's Association Convention programs
>> Extensive correspondence relating to the proposed Uniform Public Land Grazing Act, that some view as a "Stockman's Land Grab", 1951
>> Smallpox quarantine of Robert Harvey Abbey and Ed Smith in Red Bluff, California, 1912 (copied from Abbey's biography (2016.52.4, Scanned PDF file "Smallpox"
>> Retirement party programs for Richard L. P. Bigelow, Tahoe National Forest, entered government service on June 1, 1902 and retired April 30, 1936; and Jesse R. Hall, Stanislaus National Forest, entered Forest Service July 1, 1908 and retied March 31, 1946
>> Biography of T. L. Jones - 1908-1940, Yreka Ranger Examination, Klamath National Forest, Markleeville District, Toiyabe National Forest (Alpine County), Ranger at Gardnerville, NV, Toiyabe National Forest, 15 pages
>> Lake Tahoe lake frontage land acquisition - 9,834 feet of lake shore; Anita M. Baldwin Estate and an additional 1,022 acres of land from George A. Pope, undated
>> Amateur poetry found in a Ranger Cabin, Eldorado National Forest, undated - Scanned PDF file "Poetry"
>> Ed Smith paper on how the Forest Service managed people and money during his Forest Service career, April 4, 1950, 8 pages - Scanned PDF file "Govt"
>> 1923 Eldorado National Forest forest supervisor's road closure order posted on the Georgetown Junction road. It is attached to a cover letter from the District Ranger. Nail holes are visible in the posted road closure order.
Text of the order: "September 10, 1923 Notice this Road is permanent closed to all parties. any one that takes down and goes by any barrick that has been put in the road by the Forest Service are laying themselves rebibale to prosecution by order of Edwin Smith, Forest Supervisor" - Scanned PDF file "Eldorado National Forest Road Closure"

Date PositionLocationSalary
July 15, 1909 - Forest Guard, Tahoe NF,$1,200
June 1, 1911 - Assistant Forest Ranger, Lassen NF, $1,100
March 1, 1915 - Forest Ranger, Lassen NF, $1,200
July 24, 1917 - Sergeant 1st Class,US Army
March 20, 1919 - Forest Ranger,Tahoe NF, $1,300
January 1, 1920 - Deputy Forest Supervisor, Eldorado NF, $1,600
January 16, 1920, Forest Supervisor,Eldorado NF, $2,000
June 30, 1950 - Retirement, Eldorado NF, $7,200
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Year Range from 1923
Year Range to 1973
People Smith, Edwin F
James, George S
Bauman, Joe
Jones, T L
Lawrence, John H
Hall, Jesse R
Bigelow, Richard L P
Abbey, Robert H
Subjects Employment
Eldorado NF
Road Closure
Tahoe NF
Stanislaus NF
Klamath NF
Toiyabe NF
Lake Tahoe
Search Terms Biographies
Range-Permitted Grazing
Law Enforcement
Lands-Real Estate Management
Catalog date 2004-06-30
Collection Smith, Edwin F.