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The NPS History Electronic Library is a portal to electronic publications covering the history of the National Park Service (NPS) and the cultural and natural history of the national parks, monuments, and historic sites of the U.S. National Park System. The information contained in this Website is historical in scope and is not meant as an aid for travel planning; please refer to the official National Park Service Website for current information. While we are not affiliated with the National Park Service, we gratefully acknowledge the contributions by park employees and advocates, which has enabled us to create this free digital repository.

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison: Today and Yesterday USGS Bulletin 1191 (William R. Hansen, 1965)

The Archival Records of El Morro National Monument 1906-1962 (1993)

Management Prospectus, Organ Mountains National Conservation Area (July 1989)

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Singaway: Working and Playing for the Utah Parks Company 1923-1972
(Ryan Paul and Janet Seegmiller, 2020)

New Area Report/Study of Alternatives: Albuquerque West Mesa Petroglyph Study Draft (June 1987)

The Ozette Archaeological Expedition (Richard D. Daugherty, undated)

The Glaciers of Mount Rainier I.U.G.G. Glacier Study Tour (Mark F. Meier, ed., Sept 2-5, 1963)

National Scout Jamboree: National Park Service Staff Handbook (2010)

The Story of Death Valley: Its Museum and Visitor Center Death Valley '49ers Keepsakes No. 2 (Horace M. Albright, 1960, ©Death Valley '49ers, all rights reserved)

Homeland, Homestead, and Haven: The Changing Perspectives of Zion National Park, 1700-1930 (©Sara Suzanne Black, December 2016)

Rocky Start of Dinosaur National Monument (USA), the World's First Dinosaur Geoconservation Site (Kenneth Carpenter, extract from Geoconservation Research, Vol. 1 No. 1, January-June 2018)

Historic Resource Study: Cattle Raising in the Canyons, Canyonlands National Park, Utah (James Sheire, August 1972)

Protecting Canyonlands: Anatomy of a National Park Struggle in Southeastern Utah, USA (Natalie S. Mumich, Geoffrey L. Buckley, Yolonda Youngs and Tatyana Martello, extract from Social Sciences, Vol. 9 No 10, 2020)

Managing the Monument: Cows and Conservation in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (©Raymond B. Wrabley, Jr., extract from Utah Environmental Law Review: Journal of Land, Resources & Environmental Law, Vol. 29 No. 2, 2009)

Ethnographic Overview and Assessment, Women's Rights National Historical Park (Heather Lee Miller, Emily Greenwald and Dawn Vogel, July 3, 2009)

Between Two Countries: The Story Behind Coronado National Memorial (Joseph P. Sánchez, Bruce A. Érickson and Jerry L. Gurulé, 2001)

Paradise Camp: Archaeology in the Paradise Developed Area, Mount Rainier National Park (Greg Burtchard, Benjamin Diaz and Kendra Carlisle, February 2008)

The Washburn Yellowstone Expedition (Parts 1 and 2) (The Overland Monthly, Vol. 6 Nos. 5 & 6, May-June 1871)

National Park Service Campground Development Guidelines External Review Draft (September 30, 2020)

Defining Uncle Sam's Playgrounds: Railroad Advertising and the National Parks, 1917-1941 (Peter Blodgett, extract from Historical Geography, Vol. 35, 2007, ©Geoscience Publications)

America's National Parks System: Sunset or New Dawn? (Art Gómez, extract from Perspectives on History, Oct. 1, 2007)

Public Education and the National Park Service: Interpreting the Civil War (Dwight T. Pitcaithley, extract from Perspectives on History, Nov. 1, 2007)

Remembering Repression: The Gulag as an NPS Exhibit (Martin Blatt, extract from Perspectives on History, Nov. 1, 2008)

One hundred years of health in US national parks (Diana B. Allen and Sara B. Newman, extract from Parks Stewardship Forum, Vol. 37 Issue 1, 2021)

A National Divided, A Nation Reunited; and the First Steps on the Path to Full Citizenship for All Americans: A Strategic Plan for Commemorating the Civil War's Important Places and Compelling Stories Within the National Park Service's Southeast Region (Fall 2010)

Fort Stanwix: Construction and Military History (John F. Luzader, 2001)

Oriskany: A Place of Great Sadness, A Mohawk Valley Battlefield Ethnography, Fort Stanwix National Monument Special Ethnographic Report (Joy Bilharz, February 2009)

Mohawk Valley Battlefield Ethnography, Phase II: The "Western Indians" and the Mississaugas Final Report (Joy A. Bilharz, March 2002)

Potomac Portage: Great Falls Park and the Potomac Divide (Gregory M. Katz, January 5, 2016)

Foundation Document Overview, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Wisconsin (January 2017)

Visitor Experience Stewardship Newsletter, Great Smoky Mountains National Park (January 2021)

Assessment of Existing Stone Signs: Wupatki National Monument (Debra Frye, April 2006)

Historic Resource Study: West Potomac Park — A History, National Capital Parks, D.C.-VA.-MD. (Gordon Chappell, June 1973)

Historic Structure Report: Calumet & Hecla Public Library (November 1, 2019)

The Union Building Historic Structure Report (Draft), Part I: Development History (April 2002)

Traditional Ojibway Resources in the Western Great Lakes Final Report (N. Nieves Zedeño, Richard W. Stoffle, Fabio Pittaluga, Genevieve Dewey-Hefley, R. Christopher Basaldú and María Porter, May 1, 2001)

Cultural Landscape Report: Peirce Mill Complex, Rock Creek Park (Quinn Evans Architects, August 2009)

Keys' Desert Queen Ranch Preservation Study, Joshua Tree National Monument (Gordon Chappell, Robert Cox and Roger Kelly, 1975)

John Wesley Powell: Soldier, Explorer, Scientist USGS Information Circular 74-24 (1976)


A Report on Structural Issues in the Demilune at Fort Pulaski National Monument, Cockspur Island near Savannah, Georgia (Bennett Preservation Engineering PC, April 30, 2020)

National Park Service Geologic Type Section Inventory, Sierra Nevada Inventory & Monitoring Network NPS Natural Resource Report NPS/SIEN/NRR-2021/2219 (Tim Henderson, Vincent L. Santucci, Tim Connors and Justin S. Tweet, January 2021)

Rocky Intertidal Community Monitoring at Channel Islands National Park: 2013 Annual Report NPS Natural Resource Data Series NPS/MEDN/NRDS-2020/1305 (Stephen G. Whitaker, December 2020)

Rocky Intertidal Community Monitoring at Channel Islands National Park: 2014 Annual Report NPS Natural Resource Data Series NPS/MEDN/NRDS-2020/1306 (Stephen G. Whitaker, December 2020)

Rocky Intertidal Community Monitoring at Channel Islands National Park: 2015-16 Annual Report NPS Natural Resource Data Series NPS/MEDN/NRDS-2020/1310 (Stephen G. Whitaker, January 2021)

Rocky Intertidal Community Monitoring at Channel Islands National Park: 2016-17 Annual Report NPS Natural Resource Data Series NPS/MEDN/NRDS-2021/1311 (Stephen G. Whitaker, January 2021)

Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Coastal Brown Bears and Visitors in Katmai National Park, Alaska NPS Natural Resource Report NPS/KATM/NRR-2021/2216 (Kelsey R. Griffin, January 2021)

Songbird Monitoring in the Great Lakes Network Parks: 2014-2018 NPS Natural Resource Report NPS/GLKN/NRR-2021/2217 (Samuel G. Roberts, Zachary S. Ladin, Elizabeth L. Tymkiw, W. Gregory Shriver and Ted Gostomski, January 2021)

Rangeland Health Assessments of Grazing Allotments in Dinosaur National Monument: Focused Condition Assessment Report NPS Natural Resource Report NPS/DINO/NRR-2021/2218 (Kevin Jablonski, Paul Meiman, Miranda Flora, Justin Lambert, Jesse Wooten, Susan Melzer and Tim Covino, January 2021)

Unstable Slope Assessment Report: Phase II Conceptual Design, Priority Slope Locations, Zion National Park Department of Transportation Geotechnical Report No. UT-NX-USMP-20-01 (November 2020)

White Sweet Clover Reconnaissance, Summery Trip Report: Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve (Danielle Knapp, August 2020)

Fire Suppression and Landscape Change on Outer Cape Cod 1600-1994 NPS Techical Report NPS/NESO-RNR/NRTR/96-08 (Peter W. Dunwiddie and Mark B. Adams, January 1995)

Determining the Historical Impact of Water-level Management on Lakes in Voyageurs National Park NPS Natural Resource Technical Report NPS/VOYA/NRTR-2014/920 (Mark B. Edlund, Claire A. Serieyssol Bleser, Larry W. Kallemeyn and Dan R. Engstrom, October 2014)

Groundwater Level Declines at the Oasis of Mara, Joshua Tree National Park, 1940-2015 NPS Natural Resource Report NPS/MOJN/NRR-2016/1242 (Geoff J.M. Moret, Sarah Wright, Jennifer L. Bailard and Luke Sabala, June 2016)

A Floristic and Ecological Study of the Palm Oases of Joshua Tree National Monument (Larwrence T. McHargue, 1969)

Spring Types and Contributing Aquifers from Water-Chemistry and Multivariate Statistical Analyses for Seeps and Springs in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota, 2018 USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2020-5121 (Colton J. Medler and William G. Eldridge, 2020)


A Study of the Fossil Horse Remains from the Upper Pliocene of Idaho (C. Lewis Gazin, extract from Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. 83 No. 2985, 1936)

Fossil Hares from the Late Pliocene of Southern Idaho (C. Lewis Gazin, extract from Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. 83 No. 2976, 1934)

Fossil peccary remains from the upper Pliocene of Idaho (C. Lewis Gazin, extract from Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Vol. 28 No. 2, February 15, 1938)

Late Pliocene (Blancan) Scapanus (Scapanus) (Tilpidae: Mammalia) from the Glenns Ferry Formation of Idaho (J. Howard Hutchison, extract from PaleoBios, Vol. 12 No. 45, 1987)

Stratigraphy of the Glenns Ferry Formation from Hammett to Hagerman, Idaho Geological Survey Bulletin 1331-D (Harold E. Malde, 1972)

The Insectivores of the Hagerman Local Fauna, Upper Pliocene of Idaho (Claude W. Hibbard and Philip R. Bjork, extract from Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, The University of Michigan Vol. 23 No. 9, February 22, 1971)

The Rodents from the Hagerman Local Fauna, Upper Pliocene of Idaho (Richard J. Zakrzewski, extract from Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, The University of Michigan Vol. 23 No. 1, November 28, 1969)


Historic Structure Report: Degnan's Restaurant and Loft (Architectural Resources Group, June 2017)

Historic Structure Report: LeConte Memorial Lodge, Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center (Architectural Resources Group, August 1, 2018)

Historic Structure Report: Parsons Memorial Lodge (Architectural Resources Group, August 1, 2018)

Historic Structure Report: Yosemite Lodge Food Service Building (Architectural Resources Group, December, 2018)

Historic Structure Report: Yosemite Village Store (Architectural Resources Group, November, 2018)


Bandelier Archaeological Excavation Project: Research Design and Summer 1988 Sampling (Timothy A. Kohler, ed. Reports of Investigations No. 61. Department of Anthropology, Washington State University, 1989)

Bandelier Archaeological Excavation Project: Summer 1989 Excavations at Burnt Mesa Pueblo (Timothy A. Kohler, ed. Reports of Investigations No. 62. Department of Anthropology, Washington State University, 1990)

Papers on the Early Classic Period Prehistory of the Pajarito Plateau, New Mexico (Timothy A. Kohler and Angela R. Linse, eds., Reports of Investigations No. 65. Department of Anthropology, Washington State University, 1993)

Tonto National Monument: An Archeological Survey Western Archeological and Conservation Center Publications in Anthropology No. 31 (Martyn D. Tagg, 1985)

Survey And Excavations in Joshua Tree National Monument Western Archeological and Conservation Center Publications in Anthropology No. 32 (Richard G. Ervin, 1985)

Hale-o-Keawe Archeological Report: Archeology at Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park Western Archeological and Conservation Center Publications in Anthropology No. 33 (Edmund J. Ladd, 1985)

Pueblo Period Archeology at Four Sites, Petrified Forest National Park Western Archeological and Conservation Center Publications in Anthropology No. 38 (A. Trinkle Jones, 1986)

Walnut Canyon National Monument: An Archeological Survey Western Archeological and Conservation Center Publications in Anthropology No. 39 (Anne R. Baldwin and J. Michael Bremer, 1986)


History of Nicolet National Forest, 1928-1976 (Kennell M. Elliott, July 1977)

A History of the Daniel Boone National Forest, 1770-1970 (Robert F. Collins, 1975)

Private Property to Public Prosperity: The Beginnings of the National Forests in the South (Gerald W. Williams, March 29, 2003)

Adapting to Climate Change at Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park U.S. Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-GTR-844 (Jessica E. Holofsky, David L. Peterson, Kathy A. O'Halloran and Catherine Hawkins Hoffman, eds., August 2011)

U.S. National Forests adapt to climate change through Science-Management partnerships (Jeremy S. Littell, David L. Peterson, Constance I. Millar and Kathy A. O'Halloran, extract from Climate Change, May 10, 2011)

Responding to Climate Change in National Forests: A Guidebook for Developing Adaptation Options U.S. Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-GTR-855 (David L. Peterson, Constance I. Millar, Linda A. Joyce, Michael J. Furniss, Jessica E. Halofsky, Ronald P. Neilson and Toni Lyn Morelli, November 2011)


Featured Publications
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Our Greatest Mountain and
Alpine Regions of Wonder

A.H. Barnes

(1911)
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Our Greatest Mountain and
Alpine Wonders

A.H. Barnes

(1918)
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Our Greatest Mountain
F.W. Schmoe

(1925)
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Mesa Verde National Park
(undated)
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The Lore and the Lure of the Yosemite
Herbert Earl Wilson

(1925)

Our Greatest Mountain and Alpine Regions of Wonder (A.H. Barnes, 1911)

Our Greatest Mountain and Alpine Wonders (A.H. Barnes, 1918)

Our Greatest Mountain (F.W. Schmoe, 1925)

Mesa Verde National Park: Portfolio (undated)

The Lore and the Lure of the Yosemite (Herbert Earl Wilson, 1925)


Final General Management Plan / Environmental Impact Statement, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield (April 2003)

Draft General Management Plan / Environmental Impact Statement, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (August 2008)

General Management Plan, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (September 2010)

General Management Plan, Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Idaho (September 1996)

Abbreviated Final General Management Plan / Environmental Impact Statement, New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park (May 1999)



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