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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.


Series
  • Free Enterprise (1890-1911)
Date Range
1882 1949


Description of traveling down Bright Angel Trail by foot.

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

Dinner menu for the Bright Angel Lodge.

Contributors
Fred Harvey
Created Date
1949-04-26

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.

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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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

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 stereograph card of a man sitting on an outcropping and overlooking the canyon. Circa 1879.

Contributors
Jackson, William H., Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, W.H. Jackson and Co.
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Color postcard titled, "6326 Grand Canyon of Arizona, From Jacob's Ladder".

Contributors
Detroit Photographic Co.
Created Date
1902
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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
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Black and white, wide angle, mounted print taken from the rim with handwritten annotation, "10". Circa 1903.

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Black and white, wide angle, mounted print taken from the rim with handwritten annotation, "9". Circa 1903.

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Black and white, wide angle, mounted print taken from the rim with handwritten annotation, "8". Circa 1903.

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
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Detailed map of Granite Gorge section of the Grand Canyon from the pamphlet titled, "Titan of Chasms: Grand Canyon of Arizona".

Contributors
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Created Date
1905
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Black and white print of six men and four women (unidentified) astride mules on a trail. One man sits on rocks beside the trail.

Created Date
1905-11-18
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Color postcard titled, "8797 El Tovar Grand Canyon of Arizona". Handwritten annotation, "Dear Miss Oakley, I expect to leave here Tuesday A.M. Have had the time of my life. Lovingly, M."

Contributors
Fred Harvey
Created Date
1905
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Color map of the Grand Canyon National Park proposed boundaries with animal habitat zones identified for deer, mountain lion and mountain sheep.

Contributors
United States Department of Agriculture
Created Date
1917

Letter from A. F. Potter to John H. Page referring his request to build a railway to the District Forester at Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Contributors
Potter, A. F., Page, John H.
Created Date
1910-08-15

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to John H. Page denying his request to build a railway on the rim of the Grand Canyon for the Canyon Copper Company.

Contributors
Pinchot, Gifford, Page, John H.
Created Date
1909-11-01

Letter from John H. Page regarding his right to build a railway between Grand Canyon Station and the Canyon Copper Company's mines and hotel.

Contributors
Page, John H., Forester, Forester
Created Date
1910-08-09