David A. Edwards papers

Daivd A. Edwards C0192


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Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
creator Edwards, David A.
Title David A. Edwards papers
Date 1970-2011
Physical Characteristics 2.75 linear feet (6 boxes)
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, reports, newsclippings, budgets, and some papers from the Reston Board of Commerce and the Reston Chamber of Commerce, as well as general Reston and Dulles corridor planning documents from Edwards' professional career and his involvement in community activities from 1970-2011.
Collection Number C0192
Language English

Biographical Information

David A. Edwards moved to Reston in 1967, where he spent most of his professional career in city and regional planning. Edwards became Deputy Director of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority in 1970, and in 1973 he was promoted to Director. From 1985 until he retired in 2002, Edwards was Manager of Area Development at Washington Gas.

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Scope and Content

The David A. Edwards collection largely contains correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports on transportation and zoning in Reston. Most files are related to the Reston Board of Commerce, the Reston Chamber of Commerce, and various Reston community associations. There are also files on Metro extension in the Dulles corridor, and other transporation initiatives.

Series 1 contains information about Reston, Virginia. Mostly, this series is comprised of documents generated by the Reston Board of Commerce, the Reston Chamber of Commerce, and various subcommittes, including the Reston Transportation Committee. In addition to transportation, Reston Town Center planning and development and new Reston subdivisions are focal points in this series. This series is arranged alphabetically.

Series 2 contains documents about the Dulles Corridor extension, as well as general transportation and planning papers regarding Northern Virginia. The Dulles Toll Road, mass transit in Northen Virginia, transportation costs, and proposed ideas to generate revenue for new roads and an expanded metro line to Dulles Airport. This series is arranged alphabetically.

Series 3 consists of 1 compact disc with 5,179 electronic files on transportation and planning in Northern Virginia, particularly Reston and the Dulles Corridor. There are also files that document the activities of the Reston Planning and Zoning Committee.

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Arrangement

Organized into two series.

Series 1: Reston, 1970-2011 (Boxes 1-3)
Series 2: Dulles Corridor, 1970-2011 (Boxes 4-6)
Series 3: Electronic Files, 2010-2011 (Box 6)

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no use restrictions for educational use. For purposes other than educational use, the materials are subject to United States Copyright Law.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center holds numerous other collections related to Reston, Virginia.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Edwards, David A.

Geographical Names:

Dulles Toll Road (Va.)
Reston (Va.)

Subjects:

Transportation--Washington Metropolitan Area--Planning.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

David A. Edwards papers, Collection #C0192, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Loren Bruce in 2011.

Processing Information

Processed by Kate Grauvogel in October, 2011. EAD markup completed by Jordan Patty and Kate Grauvogel in January, 2012.

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Contents List

Series 1: Reston, 1970-2011 (3 boxes)
Series 1 contains information about Reston, Virginia. Mostly, this series is comprised of documents generated by the Reston Board of Commerce, the Reston Chamber of Commerce, and various subcommittees, including the Reston Transportation Committee.
Box Folder
1 1 A Public Art Master Plan for Reston, 2008
2 Additional Potomac River Crossings, 2000-2001
3 Best of Reston Awards, 1993
4 Brownbuilder, 1993
5 Contemporary Homes in Reston, 1974
6 Dix, Bob, 1999
7 Edwards, David A., 1937-2011
8 Forecast for the Reston/Dulles Rail Corridor, 2010
9 Greater Reston Business to Business Directory, 1994-1995
10 Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Transportation and Government Affairs Committee, 2000
11 Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee, 2001
12 Hunter Woods Rezoning, 1969-1973
13 Members of the GRCC Transportation and Government Affairs Committee, 2000-2001
14 News From Reston, 1972-1974
15 Newsclippings About Reston, 1970-1992
16 Open Space Study, 1971
17 Request for Technical Studies Grant, 1967
18 Reston Association Newsletters, 1984-2002
19 Reston Board of Commerce, 1988
Box Folder
2 1 Reston Board of Commerce, 1990
2 Reston Board of Commerce, 1991
3 Reston Board of Commerce, 1992
4 Reston Board of Commerce, 1993
5 Reston Chamber of Commerce (GRCC), 1995
6 Reston Chamber of Commerce (GRCC), 1996
7 Reston Chamber of Commerce (GRCC), 1997
8 Reston Chamber of Commerce Human Services Committee, 1993
9 Reston Community Associations, 1970s-1980s
10 Reston Golf and Country Club, 1980s
11 Reston Handbook, 1986; 1990
12 Reston Histories, 1970-1971; 1981
13 Reston Homeowners Association, 1967-1977
14 Reston Land Corporation, 1989
15 Reston Maps, 1980s-1990s
16 Reston Neighborhoods, 1984-1985
17 Reston Real Estate and Communities, 1980s
Box Folder
3 1 Reston Real Estate and Communities, 1980s
2 Reston Town Center, 1980-1988
3 Reston Transit Station Parking, 1989-1990
4 Reston Transportation Committee, 1989-1990
5 Reston Transportation Committee, 1991
6 Reston Transportation Committee, 1992
7 Reston Transportation Committee, 1993
8 Reston Transportation Committee, 1994
9 Reston Transportation Committee, 1995
10 Reston Transportation Committee, 1996
11 Reston Transportation Committee, 1997
12 Reston Transportation Committee, 1998
13 Reston Transportation Committee, 1999
14 Restructuring the Reston Transportation Committee, 2001
15 Space Station Headquarters, 1991
16 The Life and Times of Reston, Virginia, 2000s
Series 2: Dulles Corridor, 1970-2011 (3 boxes)
Series 2 contains documents about the Dulles Corridor extension, as well as general transportation and planning papers regarding Northern Virginia.
Box Folder
4 1 Accessible Hospitals in NOVA, 1974
2 Bus Transit in the Dulles Corridor, 1998
3 Committee for Dulles, 1992-1993
4 Commonwealth Transportation Alliance, 2000
5 County of Fairfax Board of Supervisors, 1968
6 Dart Rail Mass Transit Plan, 1990
7 Dulles Corridor Bus Tour, 1999
8 Dulles Corridor Rapid Transportation Studies, 1990-2000
9 Dulles Corridor Task Force, 1993-2000
10 Dulles Corridor Task Force Preliminary Report, 1993-1994
11 Dulles Corridor Transportation Seminar, 1991
Box Folder
5 1 Dulles Greenway, 1990s
2 Dulles Greenway, 1990s
3 Dulles Toll Road Extension, 1988-1993
4 Dulles Toll Road Extension, 1988-1993
5 Dulles Toll Road, Fairfax County, 1990s
6 Efforts to Amend the Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan, 1997-2002
7 Fairfax Chamber of Commerce Joint Task Force, 1990
8 Fastoll Statistics, 1997
9 Maryland Options to Raise Tax Revenue for Transportation, undated
10 Mass Transit in the Dulles Corridor, 1990s
11 Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance, 1995
Box Folder
6 1 Northern Virginia Transportation Compact, 2002-2003
2 NOVA Transportation Bond Funding HB1990, 2001
3 Rail Transit in the Dulles Corridor, 1990-1992
4 Regional Transportation Projects and Priorities, 1995
5 Sales Tax Referendum, 1990s
6 Transportation Costs and "Sprawl", 2000
7 Transportation Funding in Northern Virginia, 1995-2001
8 Virginia Transportation Funding Allocation Formula, 1990s
Series 3: Electronic Files, 2010-2011
1 compact disc with 5,179 electronic files on transportation and planning in Northern Virginia, particularly Reston and the Dulles Corridor. There are also files that document the activities of the Reston Planning and Zoning Committee.
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