Big Bend
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CHAPTER 9:
Endnotes

1 Linda Flint McClelland, Building the National Parks: Historic Landscape Design and Construction (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998), 327, 390-92, 394, 398, 401-402.

2 Morgan to Maier, January 23, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 94, Folder: 4th Progress Report on Big Bend-Region III, DEN NARA.

3 Ibid.

4 Memorandum of Nason to the Regional Office, "Seventh Period Application for Big Bend SP-33, Texas," February 12, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 94, Folder: Big Bend DSP 1 and SP 33, DEN NARA.

5 Maier to Carnes, March 9, 1936; Carnes to Vint, March 17, 1936; Carnes to Maier, March 28, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 1, Folder: 000 General Big Bend, DEN NARA.

6 Townsend to Maier, March 20, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 1, Folder: 000 General Big Bend, DEN NARA.

7 Kittredge to Maier, April 9, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 94, Folder: General April 1, 1936-July 30, 1936, DEN NARA.

8 Maier to Roy Knabenshue, NPS Branch of Planning and State Cooperation, Washington, DC, March 9, 1936; Maier to Morgan, March 28, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 94, Folder: 4th Progress Report on Big Bend-Region III; Morgan to Maier, April 10, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 600 CCC Lands, Buildings, Roads, Trails; Maier to Elmo Johnson, Marathon, TX, April 13, 1936; Maier to Erik Reed, Big Bend CCC Camp, Marathon, TX, June 16, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments, and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 94, Folder: General April 1, 1936-July 30, 1936, DEN NARA.

9 Morgan to Colonel R.O. Whiteaker, Chief Engineer, Texas Parks Board, Austin, Tx, May 16, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments, and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 94, Folder: General April 1, 1936-July 30, 1936, DEN NARA.

10 Ibid.; Morgan to "Mr. Haile," NPS, Austin, TX, July 16, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 95, Folder: Project 1004, DEN NARA.

11 J.T. Roberts, NPS Regional Inspector, Austin, TX, to Maier, April 7, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 1, Folder: 000 General Big Bend, DEN NARA.

12 Ibid.

13 Memorandum of Charles N. Gould, NPS Regional Geologist, to Maier, "Water Supply at Big Bend Camp SP-33-T," May 26, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 19, Folder: 660.05 (CCC) Water Supply Systems, DEN NARA.

14 Ibid.

15 Thomason to Maier, September 16, 1936; Maier to J.C. Roak, Liaison Officer, CCC Headquarters, 8th Corps Area, Fort Sam Houston, TX, October 9, 1936, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: General Part 2, DEN NARA.

16 Editorial, "CCC and Big Bend Park," Dallas Dispatch, November 12, 1936.

17 Conrad L. Wirth, Parks, Politics, and the People (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980), 121.

18 Anonymous, "Highway Construction into the Chisos (Ghost) Mountains," April 20, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 15, Folder: 630 Roads (General) [Folder 2] Big Bend, DEN NARA.

19 Ibid.

20 Ibid.

21 Ibid.

22 Ibid.

23 Ibid.

24 Ibid.

25 McColm to Roak, May 5, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Forests, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Big Bend National Park, Texas/Br[y]ce Canyon National Monument, Utah, Box 97, Folder: 601-03.2 (CCC) Abandoned Camps; "L.V.R." (L. Vernon Randau), Assistant-Projects, ECW Region Three, NPS, Oklahoma City, to E.A. Pesonen, Texas Procurement Office, c/o City Manager, Beaumont, TX, May 28, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 15, Folder: 621 (CCC) Construction Project, DEN NARA.

26 William J. Lawson, Executive Secretary, Texas State Parks Board, Austin, to Maier, June 12, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Forests, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Big Bend National Park, Texas/Br[y]ce Canyon National Monument, Utah, Box 97, Folder: 601-03.2 (CCC) Abandoned Camps, DEN NARA.

27 Lawson to Maier, July 9, 1937; Wirth to Lawson, July 27, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Forests, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Big Bend National Park, Texas/Br[y]ce Canyon National Monument, Utah, Box 97, Folder: 601-30.2 (CCC) Abandoned Camps, DEN NARA; "$323,680 Is Spent As CCC Work Nears End in Big Bend Park," The Houston Chronicle, July 25, 1937.

28 Demaray to Morelock, July 28, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 1, Folder: 0-30 Big Bend International Park Part 2, DEN NARA.

29 Dom Adams, President, Brewster County Chamber of Commerce, Alpine, TX, to Thomason, August 20, 1937; Pesonen to William F. Ayres, Inspector, NPS, Austin, TX, August 21, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Forests, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Big Bend National Park, Texas/Br[y]ce Canyon National Monument, Utah, Box 97, Folder: 601-03.2 (CCC) Abandoned Camps, DEN NARA.

30 Lawson to the Regional Director, Region III, NPS, Oklahoma City, August 27, 1937; (Conrad Wirth?), Assistant Director, NPS, to the Acting Regional Director, Region III, NPS, August 27, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Forests, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Big Bend National Park, Texas/ Br[y]ce Canyon National Monument, Utah, Box 97, Folder: 601–3.2 (CCC) Abandoned Camps; Maier to the NPS Director, November 2, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 15, Folder: 620.58 (CCC) Quarters for Employees, DEN NARA.

31 Wirth to Thomason, November 10, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 14, Folder: 620 CCC Buildings, DEN NARA.

32 Maier to the NPS Director, n.d. (November 1937?), RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 14, Folder: 62046 (CCC) Museums, DEN NARA.

33 Telegram of Morelock to Maier, November 20, 1937; Maier to Morelock, November 22, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 22, Folder: 833 Exhibits, DEN NARA.

34 Telegram of Dom Adams to Maier, November 19, 1937, RG79, NPS. SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Forests, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Big Bend National Park, Texas/Br[y]ce Canyon National Monument, Utah, Box 97, Folder: 601-03.2 (CCC) Abandoned Camps; Lawson to Ayres, November 23, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 14, Folder: 620 CCC Buildings (General), DEN NARA.

35 Wirth to U.S. Senator Tom Connally, Washington, DC, November 24, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Forests, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Big Bend National Park, Texas/Br[y]ce Canyon National Monument, Utah, Box 97, Folder: 601-03.2 (CCC) Abandoned Camps, DEN NARA.

36 W.F. Ayres, "Inspection Report, Big Bend State Park 33, Dec. 9th and 10th, 1937," RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 204-01 CCC By Field Officers, DEN NARA.

37 Lloyd Wade, Big Bend State Park, Marathon, TX, to Lawson, August 4, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 3, Folder: 201 Administration (General) Big Bend, DEN NARA.

38 W.M. Tenney, Major, 77th F.A., U.S. Army, Headquarters, Fort D. A. Russell, Marfa, TX, to Maier, October 28, 1937, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 10, Folder: 504.04 Maps [Folder 2]; Maier to Townsend, December 6, 1938, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 3, Folder: 201 Administration (General) Big Bend, DEN NARA.

39 Memorandum of Ayres for the Acting Regional Director, Region III, NPS, May 12, 1939, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Forests, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Big Bend National Park, Texas, Box 97, Folder: 601-03.1 (CCC) Applications for Camps (1 of 3), DEN NARA.

40 Memorandum of Milton J. McColm, Acting Regional Director, Region III, NPS, Santa Fe, NM, for the (NPS) Director, May 24, 1939, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Forests, Monuments, and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Big Bend National Park, Texas, Box 97, Folder: 601-03.1 (CCC) Applications for Camps (1 of 3); Press Release, United States Department of the Interior, NPS, Region III, Santa Fe, June 30, 1939, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 8, Folder: 501.03 #2 Newspaper Articles (Folder 1), DEN NARA.

41 Benjamin F. Berkeley, Manager, Brewste r County Chamber of Commerce, Alpine, TX, to Lawson, July 12, 1939, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 17, Folder: 632 (CCC) Roads Outside of Parks, DEN NARA.

42 Hillory A. Tolson, Regional Director, Region III, NPS, Santa Fe, to Berkeley, July 25, 1939; Berkeley to Tolson, July 27, 1939, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 17, Folder: 632 (CCC) Roads Outside of Parks, DEN NARA.

43 Tolson to Berkeley, August 8, 1939, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 17, Folder: 632 (CCC) Roads Outside of Parks, DEN NARA.

44 Memorandum of C.P. Russell, Supervisor of Research and Information, NPS, Washington, DC, for the Regional Director, Region III, NPS, August 10, 1939, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 601-03 (CCC), Camp Sites, DEN NARA.

45 Memorandum of Maier to the NPS Director, August 19, 1939, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 601-03 (CCC) Camp Sites, DEN NARA.

46 Memorandum of Maxwell to "Mr. [John C.] Diggs," n.d. (September 1939), RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 15, Folder: 620.58 (CCC) Quarters for Employees, DEN NARA.

47 Ibid.

48 Memorandum of Diggs for the Regional Director, Region III, NPS, September 23, 1939; Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) J. Frank Richmond, Cavalry, Commanding (Fort Bliss), to Diggs, November 4, 1939, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 15, Folder: 620.58 (CCC) Quarters for Employees, DEN NARA.

49 Memorandum of J. Atwood Maulding, Director of Personnel, NPS, Washington, DC, for the NPS Director, November 22, 1939, 0-32 ECW Big Bend File, RG79, NPS, CCF 1933-1949 Big Bend 847-900.02 Files, Box 837, DC NARA II.

50 Thomason to Wirth, December 22, 1939, 0-32 ECW Big Bend File, RG79, NPS CCF 1933-1949 Big Bend 847-900.02 Files, Box 837, DC NARA II.

51 Memorandum of Claude B. Conley, Acting Assistant Regional Director, Region III, NPS, Santa Fe, for the NPS Director, January 28, 1940, 0-32 ECW Big Bend File, RG79, NPS CCF 1933-1949 Big Bend 847-900.02 Files; Maier to Morelock, November 24, 1939, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 9, Folder: 504 (NPS) Publications (General) [Folder 2], DEN NARA.

52 Wirth to Albert Thomas, Member of Congress, Houston, TX, December 14, 1939; Memorandum of Maier to Diggs, December 18, 1939, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests, and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 253-03 CCC Allowance for L.H. & Q., DEN NARA.

53 Maier to Diggs, December 18, 1939.

54 Memorandum of Diggs to the Acting Regional Director, Region III, NPS, Santa Fe, January 30, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests, and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 253-03 CCC Allowance for L.H. & Q., DEN NARA.

55 Memorandum of Maier for the NPS Director, February 13, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests, and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 253-03 CCC Allowances for L.H. & Q; Berkeley to Thomason, February 13, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 12, Folder: 610.01 Purchasing of Lands #2 [Folder 2] Big Bend, DEN NARA.

56Cammerer to Thomason, February 27, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 12, Folder: 610.01 Purchasing of Lands #2 [Folder 2] Big Bend, DEN NARA.

57 Memorandum of Wirth to the Regional Director, Region III, NPS, Santa Fe, February 23, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 600-03 CCC Development Outline, DEN NARA.

58 Memorandum of Harvey H. Cornell, Regional Landscape Architect, Region III, NPS, to Mr. (Thomas) Vint, March 12, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 10, Folder: 600.01 (NPS) Master Plan [Folder 2], DEN NARA.

59 Ibid.

60 Ibid.

61 Ibid.

62 Ibid.

63 Ibid. A discussion of the changes in Mexico by 1940 that eliminated the international park from the Big Bend master plan is found in Chapter Eleven of this manuscript.

64 Connelly to Tolson, March 12, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 600-03 CCC Development Outline, DEN NARA.

65 Memorandum of Jerome C. Miller, Acting Regional Landscape Architect, Region III, NPS, for the Acting Regional Director, Region III, March 15, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 600-03 CCC Development Outline, DEN NARA.

66 McColm to Connelly, March 16, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 600-03 CCC Development Outline, DEN NARA.

67 Memorandum of Diggs to the Regional Director, Region III, NPS, March 27, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 14, Folder: 620 CCC Buildings; McColm to Colonel Richmond, April 4, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 14, Folder: 620 CCC Buildings (General), DEN NARA.

68 RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 19, Folder: 660-05.8 (CCC) Wells (Artesian, etc.), DEN NARA.

69 Memorandum of Wirth for Cornell, April 11, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 10, Folder: 600.01 (NPS) Master Plan [Folder 2], DEN NARA.

70 Ibid.

71 Memorandum of McDougall for the Regional Director, Region III, NPS, April 22, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 600 CCC Lands, Buildings, Roads, Trails, DEN NARA.

72 Berkeley to the Regional Director, Santa Fe, May 8, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 14, Folder: 620 CCC Buildings (General), DEN NARA.

73 J.E. Kell, Acting Regional Landscape Architect, Region III, NPS, "Field Report, Plans and Design Division, Big Bend National Park Project, April 23-24, 1940," RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 204-01 CCC By Field Officers, DEN NARA.

74 Memorandum of McColm for the NPS Director, May 11, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 14, Folder: 620 CCC Buildings, DEN NARA.

75 John R. White, Regional Director, Region III, NPS, Santa Fe, to Frank D. Quinn, Executive Secretary, Texas State Park Board, Austin, May 11, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 14, Folder: 620 CCC Buildings, DEN NARA.

76 Kirk S. Scott, Project Superintendent, NP-1-T, "Job Application, Education Guide, Big Bend NP-1-T," June 19, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Forests, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Big Bend National Park, Texas/Br[y]ce Canyon National Monument, Utah, Box 97, Folder: 830 (CCC) Service to Public (General), DEN NARA.

77 Memorandum of Diggs for the Regional Director, Region III, NPS, July 2, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 15, Folder: 620.58 (CCC) Quarters for Employees, DEN NARA.

78 Jerome C. Miller, Associate Landscape Architect, "Field Report, Big Bend National Park Project, June 25, 1940," RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 204-01 CCC By Field Officers, DEN NARA.

79 Memorandum of Scott to Assistant Regional Director Douglas, Region III Headquarters, Santa Fe, August 2, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 14, Folder: 620 CCC Buildings (General); Memorandum of Maxwell for the Regional Director, Region III, NPS, Santa Fe, August 15, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 19, Folder: 700 (NPS) Flora, Fauna, Natural Phenomena, Antiquities and Sciences, DEN NARA.

80 Mrs. W.F. Young, Fort Worth, TX, to Quinn, September 11, 1940, Townsend Collection, Folder 4, Archives of the Big Bend, SRSU.

81 Lyle E. Bennett, Associate Architect, Region III, NPS, "Field Report, Plans and Design Division, Big Bend National Park Project, September 17-19, 1940," RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to CCC, ECW, and ERA Work in National Parks, Forests and Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1933-1934, Box 96, Folder: 204-01 CCC By Field Officers, DEN NARA.

82 Ibid.

83 Ibid.

84 Memorandum of Kirk H. Scott, Project Superintendent, NP-1-T, Marathon, TX, for Bennett, October 1, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 15, Folder: 620.80 (CCC) Shelter Cabins, DEN NARA.

85 Memorandum of Milo F. Christiansen, Assistant Regional Director, Region III, NPS, Santa Fe, for Diggs, October 10, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 15, Folder: 620.08 (CCC) Shelter Cabins, DEN NARA.

86 Memorandum of Scott to Bennett, November 26, 1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 15, Folder: 620.08 (CCC) Shelter Cabins, DEN NARA.

87 Memorandum of Cornell for Diggs, December 17,1940, RG79, NPS, SWRO, Santa Fe, Correspondence Relating to National Parks, Monuments and Recreational Areas, 1927-1953, Box 15, Folder: 620.08 (CCC) Shelter Cabins, DEN NARA. For a discussion of adobe construction and NPS maintenance practices at Fort Davis, see Welsh, A Special Place, A Sacred Trust.


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