This list is from "All About Camping" written in 1962 by W.K Merrill a retired U.S Ranger. I have read books twice the size of this publication that contain a third as much information. His advice on "Knapsack Camping" is to "Take it easy–go light–keep a clean camp–prevent forest fires" something we should all be doing.
His gear list for an individual is as follows.
A great, comprehensive list. I love that Merrill, being a U.S ranger, lists out both fire permits and hunting licenses.