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Yellowstone National Park -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Carleton E. Watkins stereograph of Yellowstone National Park, 1883

Identifier: MSS 9007 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains one sepia stereograph taken by Carleton E. Watkins that is part of the "New Watkins' New Series," or "E" series, of Yellowstone National Park. Dated 1883.

Dates: 1883

Collection of Yellowstone National Park stereographs

Identifier: MSS 9007
Scope and Contents

Contains 36 Yellowstone National Park black and white stereographs, with a few duplicates of varying quality. The dates range from 1871 to 1910. The stereographs were produced by several photographers, the main contributors being Joshua Crissman, Henry Bird Calfee, and the Nelson (Nelse) partnership.

Dates: approximately 1871-1910

Robert Edgar Collet, Jr. papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233632303]
Identifier: MSS 8199
Scope and Contents

Contains records of Robert Edgar Collet, Jr. Includes a family group sheet with their information and dates on their children. Also includes a collection of postcards from Yellowstone, and a few photographs. Dated 1914-2009.

Dates: 1914-2009

Granville Stuart writings, circa 1857-1917

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1534 Series 4
Scope and Contents

This series contains Granville Stuart's writings, circa 1857-1915. Most of the writings are historical sketches or experiences that happened to Stuart throughout his career and travels. The majority of the writings deal with the cattle industry, expeditions and trips (such as navigating down the Missouri River), Native Americans, and pioneers. He also included weather records and reminiscences about his life. Stuart wrote most of these while living in Montana.

Dates: circa 1857-1917

William C. Gregg report

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343219]
Identifier: MSS 215
Scope and Contents

Typewritten report with photographs glued into a photo album with the report. The item was addressed to Horace M. Albright, superintendant of Yellowstone National Park. Gregg informs Albright about the exploration of the Bechler River district on the Yellowstone.

Dates: 1920

Henry Bird Calfee and Nelson Catlin Yellowstone National Park stereographs, approximately 1871-1881

Identifier: MSS 9007 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains 11 black and white stereographs of Yellowstone National Park, taken by Calfee & Catlin in 1870s to early 1880s. These include craters, geysers, landscapes, mountains, and rivers. The stereographs are on orange, pink, and mostly yellow backing, and are part of a series called "Views of the Wonderland or Yellowstone Park," which consists of at least 148 stereographs.

Dates: approximately 1871-1881

Henry Bird Calfee Yellowstone National Park Stereographs, approximately 1880-1881

Identifier: MSS 9007 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains two stereographs of Yellowstone National Park taken by Henry Bird Calfee in approximately 1880-1881. The lower falls is a sepia stereograph that is part of a series called "The Enchanted Land, or Wonders of the Yellowstone National Park." The Tower Falls is either sepia or black and white and is part of a series called "Views of the Wonder Land, or Yellowstone National Park."

Dates: approximately 1880-1881

John H. Fouch stereograph of Yellowstone National Park, approximately 1878

Identifier: MSS 9007 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains one stereograph of Mammoth Formations of Yellowstone, taken in 1878 by John H. Fouch.

Dates: approximately 1878

Joshua Crissman Yellowstone collection of stereographs, 1871-1874

Identifier: MSS 9007 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains 21 black and white stereographs taken by Joshua Crissman of several features of Yellowstone National Park, including waterfalls, rivers, formations, geysers, and one hunting scene. These stereographs were likely taken from Crissman's time in the Hayden expedition, which he joined in 1871. The stereographs are part of a series called "Views of Yellowstone National Park," which feature photos he took between 1871-1874. The stereographs are on yellow, blue, pink, and brown paper...
Dates: 1871-1874

A. Dean Larsen Yellowstone bibliography files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9397
Scope and Contents

Collection contains files and records used in the creation of the Yellowstone bibliography. Most of these files are citations and reference lists found by A. Dean Larsen during his research. Much of the research focused on the history of Yellowstone, its wildlife and forest preservation, and personal accounts of the park. Materials dated 1998 to 2005.

Dates: 1998-2005