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100 Years of Grand: The Grand Canyon Centennial Project


A digital archive celebrating the Centennial of the Grand Canyon National Park. A collaborative project of the Arizona State University Library, Cline Library, Northern Arizona University and the Grand Canyon National Park. Additional materials are available via the project website.


Language
  • English
Series
  • Free Enterprise (1890-1911)
Status
  • Public
Date Range
1882 1949


Brochure for Hotel El Tovar.

Contributors
Black, W. J., Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company, Fred Harvey
Created Date
1909

Pamphlet containing descriptions of the Grand Canyon and Cataract Canon. Prices for stage fare, meals, and rooms are also included. Circa 1907.

Contributors
Bass, W. W.
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Black and white mounted print of people on horseback riding away from the camera; railroad tracks are visible in the foreground. Handwritten annotation "President Roosevelt and party setting out to see Canon.

Created Date
1903-05-06

Souvenir reprint of an article published in the Fine Arts Journal: Devoted to the Fine and Decorative Arts Home Building and Adornment, in which an artist recounts her visit to the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Stevens, Nina Spalding, Fine Arts Journal, Chicago, Ill.
Created Date
1911-02

Letter from A. F. Potter to John H. Page referring his request to build a railway to the District Forester at Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Contributors
Potter, A. F., Page, John H.
Created Date
1910-08-15
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The Peach family on a wagon trip. Circa 1906.

Contributors
Slaughter, Edith Peach
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Black and white print of Frank and Tillie Luke on the rim of the Grand Canyon. Circa 1920-1929.

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Sepia stereo card of a man sitting on a rock with printed annotation, "(12) Down the Granite Gorge of the Colorado (1,200 feet deep) from Peritese Point, Grand Canyon of Arizona. Copyright 1903 by Underwood & Underwood."

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle, Underwood and Underwood
Created Date
1903

Bill introduced in the U.S. Senate to establish the Grand Canyon National Monument and Coconino National Forest as a national park. Bill did not pass.

Contributors
Flint, Frank P.
Created Date
1911-01-11

Executive order revoking the sale and settlement of land bordering Cataract Creek for the Havasupai Tribe.

Contributors
Arthur, Chester A.
Created Date
1882-03-31

Geological examination of the park canyonland, with description of the rocks, water sculping process, volcanic cones and outflows, and land erosion. This edition is Volume 2, 1977 reprint, of the author's 1882 monograph. Includes 12 color maps, 10 color views and is number 280/1500.

Contributors
Dutton, Clarence, United States Geological Survey
Created Date
1905-02-24

Brochure describing trips leaving from El Tovar Hotel.

Contributors
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company, Fred Harvey
Created Date
1908

Brochure describing trips leaving from El Tovar Hotel.

Contributors
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company, Fred Harvey
Created Date
1908
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Detailed map of Granite Gorge section of the Grand Canyon from the pamphlet titled, "Titan of Chasms: Grand Canyon of Arizona".

Contributors
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Created Date
1905

Description of the Grand Cañon of the Colorado after the opening of the stage-line from Flagstaff.

Contributors
Lummis, Charles F., California Illustrated Magazine
Created Date
1893

Dinner menu for the Bright Angel Lodge.

Contributors
Fred Harvey
Created Date
1949-04-26

Black and white pamphlet includes photographs.

Contributors
McOmie, A. M., Jacobs, C. C., Bartlett, O. C., et al.
Created Date
1915
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Black and white print of six men and four women (unidentified) astride mules on a trail. One man sits on rocks beside the trail.

Created Date
1905-11-18
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Color postcard, 3 inch x 5 inch, titled, "5424. The Grand Canyon of Arizona. Circa 1910.

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Color postcard titled, "6326 Grand Canyon of Arizona, From Jacob's Ladder".

Contributors
Detroit Photographic Co.
Created Date
1902