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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.


Mime Type
  • application/pdf
Date Range
1882 1949


Description of traveling down Bright Angel Trail by foot.

Contributors
Rice, William S., Overland Monthly
Created Date
1909-12-01

Act to establish the Grand Canyon National Park in the State of Arizona.

Created Date
1918-05-21

Excerpt on the Archean Ripple Mark in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Maxon, John H., Campbell, Ian, American Journal of Science
Created Date
1934-10-01

Rates for lodging and tours operated by the Fred Harvey Company including El Tovar, Bright Angel Cottages, Hermit Cabins, and Phantom Ranch.

Contributors
Fred Harvey
Created Date
1923

Bill to establish the Grand Canyon as a National Park.

Contributors
United States House of Representatives
Created Date
1917-01-24

Boat Survey of the Grand Canyon, Appalachia, Vol. XV, No. 4.

Contributors
Mitchell, Guy E., Appalachia
Created Date
1924-04-01

Dinner menu for the Bright Angel Lodge.

Contributors
Fred Harvey
Created Date
1949-04-26

Article detailing Senator Ralph Cameron's attempt to purchase parts of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Cameron, Ralph H., The Nation
Created Date
1925-10-28

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

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T.

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.

Invitation to Carl T. Hayden for the dedication of Grand Canyon Lodge and the Kaibab Trail.

Contributors
Utah Parks Company
Created Date
1928-09-15

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

Contributors
Fred Harvey
Created Date
1933

Historical overview of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
United States Government Printing Office
Created Date
1933

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

Description of traveling down Bright Angel Trail by donkey.

Contributors
McCutcheon, John T., illustrator), illustrator), Appleton's Magazine
Created Date
1909-06-01

Brochure for Hotel El Tovar.

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

Description of a four day trip to the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Harbin, Adrian
Created Date
1937

Script of a radio program titled, "Exploring America with Carveth Wells", published by the Conoco Travel Bureau. Circa 1932.

Contributors
Wells, Carveth, Continental Oil Company

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

Booklet with description of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
United States Railroad Administration
Created Date
1920