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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.


Subject
Date Range
1890 1949


Description of traveling down Bright Angel Trail by foot.

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

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

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

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.

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

Travel statistics for Grand Canyon National Park.

Contributors
Eakin, J. R.
Created Date
1924-10-24

Press release comparing visitor attendance to the park by year. A 26 percent increase from 1923 to 1924 is noted.

Contributors
Eakin, J. R., United States National Park Service
Created Date
1924-03-05

Brochure of the Grand Canyon of Arizona Replica at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition San Francisco.

Created Date
1915
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Black and white, mounted print of men sitting in wagon displaying a sign, "Grand Canyon or Bust". The Methodist Church at 2nd Avenue and Washington in Phoenix, Territory of Arizona, stands at right.

Created Date
1890

Description of different tourist trips. Destinations include Yavapai Point, Hermit's Rest, Hopi House, and the Bright Angel Trailhead.

Contributors
Black, W. J., Henry O. Shepard Co.
Created Date
1915-03-01

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