New River Valley Planning District Commission Records,
Scope and Contents
The New River Valley Planning District Commission records consist of reports, files, and other literature gathered and used by the commission to aid their planning for the New River Valley of Virginia. Some of the records, spanning from 1959 to 1991, deal with forestation, wilderness management, water systems, economic concerns, and housing in the New River Valley and other areas of southern Appalachia. Also includes several publications from the Appalachian Regional Commission.
- 1959-1991, n.d.
- New River Valley Planning District Commission (Organization)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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The New River Valley Planning District is one of twenty one planning districts in Virginia whose commissions are chartered under Virginia law. Also known as PDC 4, the organization encompasses the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, and Pulaski, and the City of Radford.
The commission serves the local governments in the area and their citizenry by providing a number of different services ranging from economic development to regional recycling. The purpose of the planning district commission is to promote regional cooperation, to coordinate the activities and policies of member local governments, and to provide planning assistance to local governments. The commission is financed by a combination of local, state, and federal funds.
Information from the "About New River Valley Planning District Commission" website: http://www.nrvpdc.org/aboutpdc.html
NRVPDC homepage: http://www.nrvpdc.org/index.html
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The New River Valley Planning District Commission records consist of reports, files, and other literature gathered and used by the commission to aid their planning for the New River Valley of Virginia.
Materials in the collection are in chronological order, with undated items at the end.
Please note: This collection is located in off-site storage and requires 2-3 days notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.
Source of Acquisition
The New River Valley Planning District Commission Records were donated to Special Collections in December 1998.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the New River Valley Planning District Commission Records by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the New River Valley Planning District Commission Records was completed in January and February 1999 by Sarah Gouger, student assistant, and Laura Katz Smith, Manuscripts Curator. Additional description was completed in March 2011, when the html guide was converted to an EAD finding aid.
- A Guide to the New River Valley Planning District Commission Records, 1959-1991, n.d.
- Sarah Gouger, student assistant, and Laura Katz Smith, Manuscripts Curator (1999); Kira A. Dietz, Archivist (2011)
- 2011 (CC0 1.0)
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