Soil Survey: Past, Present, and Future (PDF; 73 KB) – Written in 1999, Richard Arnold (former soil survey director) shares his thoughts about Soil Survey in the United States
Guy’s War – A website dedicated to Guy D. Smith (former director of the Soil Conservation Service).
Guy Smith Award – Information about the award presented by the International Union of Soil Sciences.
Dr. Richard Arnold’s collection of papers (PDF; 841 KB) – Dr. Arnold was the Director of the Soil Science Division from 1980 to 1996.
USDA-SCS Soils Staffs (PDF; 46.1 MB) – Staffing directories from 1953 to 2000.
Soil Science Institute (PDF; 1.88 MB) – A brief history of the training sessions held from 1960 to present.
Soil Survey Centennial Celebration (1899-1999)
Celebrating 100 Years — Photos from the Past (PDF; 419 KB)
Centennial Highlights — Papers from the 1998 SWCS Annual Conference (PDF; 527 KB)
Centennial of the Soil Survey Program (PPT; 313 KB)
History of Soil Survey (PPT; 15 MB)