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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.


Date Range
1882 1949


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Black and white print of automobile parked near an overlook.

Created Date
1927
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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 Benjamin and Lillie Freye at overlook.

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 Benjamin Freye on a mule.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935

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
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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, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

Dinner menu for the Bright Angel Lodge.

Contributors
Fred Harvey
Created Date
1949-04-26
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Black and white print of cabins and pine trees.

Created Date
1927
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Black and white print of three women in a cable rig above the Colorado river.

Created Date
1935
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Canyon at Toroweap Point, silver gelatin print.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1937
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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 horse and cabins at the base of the canyon, possibly Phantom Ranch.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of man overlooking the canyon, with handwritten annotations and arrows identifying trail sites, " Mi. 38", "Dam Site" and "Mi. 37". Circa 1920-1929.

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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

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.