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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 with typescript annotation, "Close up view of Vulcan Throne, Grand Canyon, 89 miles below Bright Angel Creek." Handwritten annotation, "Exhibit IV". Circa 1920-1929.

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Sepia print taken on the bank of the Colorado River.

Created Date
1927
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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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
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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.

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
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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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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
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Color postcard titled, "East from (Hopi) Rowe Point".

Contributors
Phelps, George, Fred Harvey, John G. Verkamp
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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

Brochure for Hotel El Tovar.

Contributors
Black, W. J., Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company, Fred Harvey
Created Date
1909
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Black and white print of a park ranger and Forrest Ducette in front of a car and cabin.

Created Date
1927
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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 people on South Kaibab Bridge.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935