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Finding aid for the Division of Maintenance and Construction Records
SEKI 22367  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Division of Maintenance and Construction records
    Dates: 1948-2002
    Bulk Dates: 1960-2000
    Collection number: SEKI 22367
    Creator: Sequoia National Park (Calif.). Division of Maintenance and Construction
    Collection Size: 800 linear feet.
    Repository: Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks, Museum and Archives
    Three Rivers, CA 93271-9700
    Physical location: Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks. Ash Mountain Headquarters, Archive.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
    Abstract: Records generated within the organizational divisions of Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park concerning Park management, planning and development.


    Collection is open for research by appointment.

    Publication Rights

    Many collections are former federal government records and are in the public domain. Other collections are from private sources; copyright has been transferred to the NPS on most. Some collections have publication restrictions. Researchers are required to properly credit all materials used. The researcher assumes responsibility for acquiring copyright permissions when needed.

    Preferred Citation

    Division of Maintenance and Construction records, SEKI 22367. Courtesy of the National Park Service, Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists of bids, contracts, correspondence, plans, architectural drawings, photographs, and inventories. Important topics include the restoration of Giant Forest (including the removal of the old facilities and the construction of the Wuksachi Lodge), the construction of the John Muir Lodge at Grant Grove, Mission 66 projects, trail work, and Park signage.


    The collection is organized into four series: Series I Giant Forest Restoration Project Number 200; Series II Other Construction Projects; Series III Backcountry Maintenance Projects; and Series IV Park Signage Inventory.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Sequoia National Park (Calif.). Division of Maintenance and Construction.
    Giant Forest--Sequoia National Park (Calif.)--Restoration projects.
    Restoration ecology--California--Sequoia National Park (Calif.)
    Construction contracts--Sequoia National Park (Calif.)
    Outdoor recreation--United States--Safety measures.
    Wuksachi Lodge (Calif.)--Construction--History.
    John Muir Lodge (Calif.)--Construction--History.
    Trails--Maintenance and repair.
    National parks and reserves--California--Planning.