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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
  • Public Development (1929-1940)
Date Range
1929 1940


typescript report, black and white, describing the mammals of Grand Canyon National Park with cover drawing of a bighorn sheep.

Contributors
McKee, Edwin D., United States Department of the Interior, United States National Park Service
Created Date
1929

typescript report, black and white, describing the birds of Grand Canyon National Park with cover drawing of a bald eagle.

Contributors
McKee, Edwin D., United States Department of the Interior, United States National Park Service
Created Date
1930

Monthly bulletin, black and white, describing the natural history and scientific features of Grand Canyon National Park. This volume is dedicated in memoriam to Glen E. Sturdevant, park naturalist, and Fred Johnson, park ranger, who drowned while collecting specimens in the park.

Contributors
United States Department of the Interior, United States National Park Service
Created Date
1929-02-28
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Map of proposed addition to Grand Canyon National Park Boundaries Circa 1932.

Contributors
United States National Park Service

Letter from Carl Hayden to Arno B. Cammerer enclosing Ed Hamilton's request for the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well to be updated.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Cammerer, Arno B.
Created Date
1935-02-19

Letter from A. E. Demaray to Carl Hayden informing him that the Secretary of the Interior will not reimburse Roy James and M. J. Hanley.

Contributors
Demaray, A. E., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1936-05-05

Letter from Arthur E. Demaray to Carl Hayden regarding insurance claims submitted by three men who lost property due to a fire in government-owned apartments.

Contributors
Demaray, A. E., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1936-09-01

Letter from Carl Hayden to Ed Hamilton expressing regret that he cannot do more to secure funds for the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Hamilton, Ed
Created Date
1935-08-01

Letter from Carl Hayden to A. E. Demaray enclosing Ed Hamilton's complaint regarding the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Demaray, A. E.
Created Date
1935-07-09

Letter from Carl Hayden to A. E. Demaray on behalf of Roy James and M. J. Hanley asking if reimbursment could be granted without the need of special legislation.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Demaray, A. E.
Created Date
1936-05-08

Letter from A.E. Demaray to Carl Hayden with Superintendent Tillotson's report on the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Demaray, A. E., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1935-03-18

Letter from Miner Tillotson to Carl Hayden in regards to a request for two small blue Spruce trees from the North Rim.

Contributors
Tillotson, Miner Raymond, Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1935-10-08

Letter from Ed Hamilton to Carl Hayden outlining his opposition to Superintendent Tillotson's report on the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Hamilton, Ed, Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1935-06-27

Letter from Ed Hamilton to Carl Hayden requesting maintenance for the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Hamilton, Ed, Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1935-02-08

Brochure promoting train tours with schedules. Includes black and white images of the canyon.

Contributors
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Created Date
1939-05-29

Letter from Carl Hayden to J. V. Lloyd, Assistant Superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park, thanking him for his support in maintaining Civilian Conservation Corp companies at full strength. Handwritten note in red pencil, "Jack - For my attention in January. Hayden".

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Lloyd, J. V.
Created Date
1936-11-24
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Black and white print with a typescript annotation, "Gov. Hunt, E. Johnson, B. Bufano, Grand Canyon. June, 12th, 1931".

Created Date
1931-06-12
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Black and white print with a handwritten annotation, " Geo. W. P. Hunt, Grand Canyon, July 7, 1933".

Created Date
1933-07-07
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Black and white print of automobile near a park entrance with stone marker. Circa 1930-1939.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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Black and white print of man and woman sitting at an overlook.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
Created Date
1940
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Black and white print of people riding mules down a trail. Circa 1940-1949.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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Black and white print of an automobile parked near the Watchtower. Circa 1940-1949.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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Black and white print overlooking the canyon with clouds below the canyon's highest elevations. Circa 1940-1949.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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Black and white print of people riding mules down a steep trail. Circa 1940-1949.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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Black and white print of the south rim from Tuweep.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
Created Date
1940
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Black and white print of an automobile exiting the park at an entrance with large stone pillars and sign with entrance fees. Circa 1940-1949.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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Black and white print of Lillie and Harriet Freye riding mules below Elephant's Feet landform.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Lillie and Harriet Freye sitting in chairs on an observation deck.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Lillie and Harriet Freye on mules.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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Black and white print Harriet and Benjamin Freye at overlook.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print Benjamin and Lillie Freye at overlook.

Created Date
1935

Description of a stage coach trip from Tempe to the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Arizona Republic
Created Date
1936-07-26
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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

Description of a four day trip to the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Harbin, Adrian
Created Date
1937

Educational leaflet on the formation of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1939-04

Brochure advertising El Tovar, Bright Angel Lodge, and the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Fred Harvey
Created Date
1938

Guide Leaflet No. 1 detailing the desert view drive of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Ickes, Harold L., United States Department of the Interior
Created Date
1933

Guide Leaflet No. 3 detailing the west rim drive in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Ickes, Harold L., United States Department of the Interior
Created Date
1940

Bulletin describing a radio broadcast of a sightseeing plane trip over the Grand Canyon. Cover art by Maynard Dixon (1875-1946).

Contributors
Standard Oil Company of California, Dixon, Maynard
Created Date
1937-06

Magazine article describing the experience of flying over the Grand Canyon in a plane.

Contributors
Parrish, Wayne W., U.S. National Aeronautic Association
Created Date
1937-01

Historical overview of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
United States Government Printing Office
Created Date
1933

Hand-colored lithograph pamphlet describing trails, drives and camping in the canyon. Circa 1920-1935.

Contributors
LaRue Printing Company

Invitation includes event program agenda and description of several dances to be performed.

Contributors
Fred Harvey
Created Date
1933
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Black and white postcard of Cataract Creek waterfalls. Circa. 1930

Contributors
Peters, W. H., Kolb Bros.
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Black and white, silver gelatin print of the canyon and pine trees; some silvering. Circa 1930-1939.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print of Navajo Bridge; some silvering. Circa 1930-1939.

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Black and white silver gelatin print, some silvering. Circa 1930-1939.

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Black and white silver gelatin print, some silvering. Circa 1930-1939.

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Black and white silver gelatin print, some silvering. Circa 1930-1939.

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R. H. Coughlan. Sepia print of Hopi House. Circa 1930-1939.

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R. H. Coughlan. Sepia print of Hopi House. Circa 1930-1939.

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Color postcard titled, "H-4452 The Watchtower at Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona". Circa 1930-1939.

Contributors
Fred Harvey
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Black and white print of Fred Wilson at an overlook.

Created Date
1940-06-11
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Black and white print of two men riding mules on a trail.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of one man leading mules with provisions on a trail.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of horse and cabins at the base of the canyon, possibly Phantom Ranch.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print, blurry, of cabins at the base of the canyon, possibly Phantom Ranch.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of a woman in a stretcher that is mounted on a mule, and surrounded by tents and three men.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of people on South Kaibab Bridge.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of a man peering through mounted binoculars.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Benjamin Freye on a mule.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Lillie and Harriet Freye riding mules down a trail.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Lillie Freye riding along the edge of the canyon trail.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Benjamin Freye riding a mule, handwritten annotation, "(illegible) - Feb 13th 1935".

Created Date
1935-02-13
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Black and white print of long mule train with provisions.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of young men on the trail with mules, possibly Civilian Conservation Corps workers.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print with high angle view of mules crossing South Kaibab Bridge.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of three women in a cable rig above the Colorado river.

Created Date
1935

Memorandum urging the maintenance of Civilian Conservation Corp companies at the maximum strength. Circa 1937.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T.

Letter from Walter Mitchell to Carl Hayden on building a Union Chapel in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Mitchell, Walter, Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1936-02-04

Letter from Carl Hayden to Walter Mitchell on building a Union Chapel in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Mitchell, Walter
Created Date
1936-02-28

Letter from Arno B. Cammerer to Carl Hayden on building a Union Chapel in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Cammerer, Arno B., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1936-02-25

Letter from Robert Fechner to Carl Hayden on building a Union Chapel in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Fechner, Robert, Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1936-02-26

Letter from Carl Hayden to Robert Fechner on building a Union Chapel in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Fechner, Robert
Created Date
1936-02-12
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Grand Canyon Village to Rowe's Well Road. Circa 1935.

Contributors
Hamilton, Ed

Letter from Arno B. Cammerer to Carl Hayden denying his request for funding to repair the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Cammerer, Arno B., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1935-07-29

Letter from Carl Hayden to Ed Hamilton explaining that although there are currently no funds to improve the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well, it will be taken into consideration when funding does become available.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Hamilton, Ed
Created Date
1935-03-22

Letter from Carl Hayden to Ed Hamilton informing him that Superintendent Tillotson will submit a report on the conditions of the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Hamilton, Ed
Created Date
1935-03-02

Letter from Arno B. Cammerer to Carl Hayden informing him that Superintendent Tillotson will submit a report on the conditions of the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Cammerer, Arno B., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1935-02-26

Letter from J. E. Gavin on behalf of Carl Hayden writing in regards to the insurance claims filed with the National Park.

Contributors
Gavin, J. E., James, Roy W., Hanley, Michael, et al.
Created Date
1936-09-04

Letter from solicitor Frederic L. Kirgis on behalf of his clients filing claims in regards to the fire started on government-owned apartments in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Kirgis, Frederic L., Secretary of the Interior, Secretary of the Interior
Created Date
1936-08-10

Letter from Carl Hayden to Arno Cammerer asking his advice in regards to the insurance claims filed by park employees.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Cammerer, Arno B.
Created Date
1936-08-03

Letter from Carl Hayden to Roy James and M. J. Hanley expressing a wish to soon have a definite answer in regards to their insurance claims.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., James, Roy W., Hanley, M.J.
Created Date
1936-06-19

Letter from Arno B. Cammerer to Carl Hayden updating him in regards to the insurance claims by Roy James and M.J. Hanley

Contributors
Cammerer, Arno B., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1936-06-15

Letter from Carl Hayden to Arno B. Cammerer asking for the insurance claims of Roy James and M. J. Hanley to be investigated.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Cammerer, Arno B.
Created Date
1936-04-09

Radio transcript of a sunrise service conducted in the Grand Canyon on Easter Sunday.

Contributors
John Howard Pyle, John Howard Pyle, KTAR NBC
Created Date
1936-04-12

Letter from Paul M. Roca to Ray E. Carr on behalf of Carl Hayden politely declining his invitation.

Contributors
Roca, Paul M., Carr, Ray E.
Created Date
1935-10-07

Letter from Ray E. Carr to Carl Hayden with an invitation to celebrate the crossing of L.D.S. pioneers at Lee's Ferry.

Contributors
Ray E. Carr, Ray E. Carr, Hayden, Carl T., Associated Civic Clubs of Southern and Eastern Utah
Created Date
1935-10-02
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Aerial survey, contour map of proposed Fredonia-Toroweap road.

Contributors
United States Geological Survey
Created Date
1937-06
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Looking down Toroweap Valley from Mile 57, silver gelatin print.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1937
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Park service headquarters at Mile 58, silver gelatin print.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1937
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Vulcan's throne near Toroweap Point, silver gelatin print.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1937
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Canyon at Toroweap Point, silver gelatin print.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1937
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View from Toroweap Point, silver gelatin print.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1937
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View downstream from Toroweap Point, silver gelatin print.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1937
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Color outline map of Grand Canyon National Park. Circa 1930.

Contributors
Peabody, Henry G., United States Geological Survey
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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.