References Used

Identification was made using the following guide books:

OA: "Blue Book, Fifth Edition 2006 Edition", by the American Scouting Historical Society, or the website link   http://www.oaimages.com (whichever is newer).

CSP's: "An Aid to Collecting Selected Council Shoulder Patches with Valuation Guide, 2008 Edition by James Ellis, Tom Jones, and Steve Austin.

Philmont: "Philmont Millennium 1, Vol 1, 1938-2000" by Chip Elliott, Mike McAdams, and John Conley Williams

Regions: "Collecting the Original 12 Regions", by Myers, 1992 edition.

Ranks: Collecting Boy Scout Rank Badges, 2007 Update, Collecting Boy Scout Rank Badges, 2007 Update by Myers. 

Merit Badges: "The Merit Badge Price Guide", by Jensen, 1994.

Jamboree Shoulder Patches: "BSA National Jamboree Shoulder Insignia, A History in Color", by Hice 1998.

Senior Scouting: "Senior Scouting Collectables", by Clough 1995.

Region 7 Canoe Base: "Region 7 Canoe Base" by McBride.

Eagle Scout: "A Comprehensive Guide to the Eagle Scout Award - Softbound. 20th Century Edition", Copyright 2008, by Terry Grove.

Square Knots: "Ribbon Bars and Knot Awards of the Boy Scouts of America - 4th Edition" by Gary E. Whitman.

Insignia / Adult Positions: " A Guide to Dating and Identifying BSA Badges, Uniforms & Insignia", copyright 2000,   by Mitch Reis

Red and White Council Strips: "Comprehensive Red & White Council Strips Checklist" by Bruce Raver 1999

Handbooks and Fiction: "Collecting Scouting Literature, A Collector's Guide to Boy Scout Fiction and Non-Fiction. Collecting Scouting Literature, A Collector's Guide to Boy Scout Fiction and Non-Fiction", 2nd revised edition, by Fisk and Bearce

Uniform Insignia Strips: "Boy Scouts of America Uniform Program Strips 1910-98 Collecting Guide" by Brad Estabrook and Chris Jensen 

BSA Uniforms:   "Thie History of the Boy Scouts of America Uniforms", copyright 2006,   by Mitch Reis.