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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
  • Public Development (1929-1940)
Date Range
1929 1940


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

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Black and white silver gelatin print, some silvering. Circa 1930-1939.

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Black and white silver gelatin print, some silvering. Circa 1930-1939.

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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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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.

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
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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
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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.

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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 Lillie and Harriet Freye riding mules down a trail.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935

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

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T.
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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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

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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
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Black and white print with a handwritten annotation, " Geo. W. P. Hunt, Grand Canyon, July 7, 1933".

Created Date
1933-07-07

Description of a four day trip to the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Harbin, Adrian
Created Date
1937
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Black and white print with a typescript annotation, "Gov. Hunt, E. Johnson, B. Bufano, Grand Canyon. June, 12th, 1931".

Created Date
1931-06-12

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

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

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Black and white print of automobile near a park entrance with stone marker. Circa 1930-1939.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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Grand Canyon Village to Rowe's Well Road. Circa 1935.

Contributors
Hamilton, Ed

Guide Leaflet No. 3 detailing the west rim drive in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Ickes, Harold L., United States Department of the Interior
Created Date
1940

Educational leaflet on the formation of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1939-04
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Black and white print Harriet and Benjamin Freye at overlook.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Lillie Freye riding along the edge of the canyon trail.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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Black and white postcard of Cataract Creek waterfalls. Circa. 1930

Contributors
Peters, W. H., Kolb Bros.
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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.

Thesis submitted to the faculty of the Department of History in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in the Graduate College, University of Arizona, 1940.

Contributors
Verkamp, Margaret M., University of Arizona
Created Date
1940
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R. H. Coughlan. Sepia print of Hopi House. Circa 1930-1939.

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R. H. Coughlan. Sepia print of Hopi House. Circa 1930-1939.

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

Radio transcript of a sunrise service conducted in the Grand Canyon on Easter Sunday.

Contributors
John Howard Pyle, John Howard Pyle, KTAR NBC
Created Date
1936-04-12
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Black and white print of an automobile exiting the park at an entrance with large stone pillars and sign with entrance fees. Circa 1940-1949.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle

Letter from A.E. Demaray to Carl Hayden with Superintendent Tillotson's report on the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Demaray, A. E., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1935-03-18

Letter from Arthur E. Demaray to Carl Hayden regarding insurance claims submitted by three men who lost property due to a fire in government-owned apartments.

Contributors
Demaray, A. E., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1936-09-01

Letter from A. E. Demaray to Carl Hayden informing him that the Secretary of the Interior will not reimburse Roy James and M. J. Hanley.

Contributors
Demaray, A. E., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1936-05-05

Letter from Arno B. Cammerer to Carl Hayden on building a Union Chapel in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Cammerer, Arno B., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1936-02-25

Letter from Arno B. Cammerer to Carl Hayden denying his request for funding to repair the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Cammerer, Arno B., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1935-07-29

Letter from Arno B. Cammerer to Carl Hayden updating him in regards to the insurance claims by Roy James and M.J. Hanley

Contributors
Cammerer, Arno B., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1936-06-15

Letter from Arno B. Cammerer to Carl Hayden informing him that Superintendent Tillotson will submit a report on the conditions of the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Cammerer, Arno B., Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1935-02-26

Letter from Carl Hayden to A. E. Demaray on behalf of Roy James and M. J. Hanley asking if reimbursment could be granted without the need of special legislation.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Demaray, A. E.
Created Date
1936-05-08

Letter from Carl Hayden to A. E. Demaray enclosing Ed Hamilton's complaint regarding the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Demaray, A. E.
Created Date
1935-07-09

Letter from Carl Hayden to Arno B. Cammerer asking for the insurance claims of Roy James and M. J. Hanley to be investigated.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Cammerer, Arno B.
Created Date
1936-04-09

Letter from Carl Hayden to Arno Cammerer asking his advice in regards to the insurance claims filed by park employees.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Cammerer, Arno B.
Created Date
1936-08-03

Letter from Carl Hayden to Arno B. Cammerer enclosing Ed Hamilton's request for the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well to be updated.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Cammerer, Arno B.
Created Date
1935-02-19

Letter from Carl Hayden to Walter Mitchell on building a Union Chapel in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Mitchell, Walter
Created Date
1936-02-28

Letter from Carl Hayden to Ed Hamilton informing him that Superintendent Tillotson will submit a report on the conditions of the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Hamilton, Ed
Created Date
1935-03-02

Letter from Carl Hayden to Ed Hamilton explaining that although there are currently no funds to improve the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well, it will be taken into consideration when funding does become available.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Hamilton, Ed
Created Date
1935-03-22

Letter from Carl Hayden to Ed Hamilton expressing regret that he cannot do more to secure funds for the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Hamilton, Ed
Created Date
1935-08-01

Letter from Carl Hayden to J. V. Lloyd, Assistant Superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park, thanking him for his support in maintaining Civilian Conservation Corp companies at full strength. Handwritten note in red pencil, "Jack - For my attention in January. Hayden".

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Lloyd, J. V.
Created Date
1936-11-24

Letter from Carl Hayden to Robert Fechner on building a Union Chapel in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., Fechner, Robert
Created Date
1936-02-12

Letter from Carl Hayden to Roy James and M. J. Hanley expressing a wish to soon have a definite answer in regards to their insurance claims.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T., James, Roy W., Hanley, M.J.
Created Date
1936-06-19

Letter from Ed Hamilton to Carl Hayden outlining his opposition to Superintendent Tillotson's report on the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Hamilton, Ed, Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1935-06-27

Letter from Ed Hamilton to Carl Hayden requesting maintenance for the road between Grand Canyon Village and Rowe's Well.

Contributors
Hamilton, Ed, Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1935-02-08

Letter from solicitor Frederic L. Kirgis on behalf of his clients filing claims in regards to the fire started on government-owned apartments in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Kirgis, Frederic L., Secretary of the Interior, Secretary of the Interior
Created Date
1936-08-10

Letter from J. E. Gavin on behalf of Carl Hayden writing in regards to the insurance claims filed with the National Park.

Contributors
Gavin, J. E., James, Roy W., Hanley, Michael, et al.
Created Date
1936-09-04

Letter from Miner Tillotson to Carl Hayden in regards to a request for two small blue Spruce trees from the North Rim.

Contributors
Tillotson, Miner Raymond, Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1935-10-08

Letter from Paul M. Roca to Ray E. Carr on behalf of Carl Hayden politely declining his invitation.

Contributors
Roca, Paul M., Carr, Ray E.
Created Date
1935-10-07

Letter from Ray E. Carr to Carl Hayden with an invitation to celebrate the crossing of L.D.S. pioneers at Lee's Ferry.

Contributors
Ray E. Carr, Ray E. Carr, Hayden, Carl T., Associated Civic Clubs of Southern and Eastern Utah
Created Date
1935-10-02

Letter from Robert Fechner to Carl Hayden on building a Union Chapel in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Fechner, Robert, Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1936-02-26

Letter from Walter Mitchell to Carl Hayden on building a Union Chapel in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Mitchell, Walter, Hayden, Carl T.
Created Date
1936-02-04
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Black and white print of Lillie and Harriet Freye on mules.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Lillie and Harriet Freye sitting in chairs on an observation deck.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Lillie and Harriet Freye riding mules below Elephant's Feet landform.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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Black and white silver gelatin print, some silvering. Circa 1930-1939.

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Looking down Toroweap Valley from Mile 57, silver gelatin print.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1937
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Black and white print of man and woman sitting at an overlook.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
Created Date
1940
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Aerial survey, contour map of proposed Fredonia-Toroweap road.

Contributors
United States Geological Survey
Created Date
1937-06
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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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Black and white print of long mule train with provisions.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of a woman in a stretcher that is mounted on a mule, and surrounded by tents and three men.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of two men riding mules on a trail.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of one man leading mules with provisions on a trail.

Created Date
1935