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Glacier National Park (Mont.) Collection, 1910-1953

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Glacier National Park (Mont.)
Title
Glacier National Park (Mont.) Collection
Dates
1910-1953 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 reels micorfilm
Collection Number
Mss 040
Summary
Glacier National Park, founded in 1910, is located in northwest Montana. The collection contains a selection of materials from the Park's archives that relate to the history of the Park, land holdings, permits, employees, mining claims, and wildlife.
Repository
University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
University of Montana
32 Campus Dr. #9936
59812-9936
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 406-243-2053
Fax: 406-243-4067
library.archives@umontana.edu
Access Restrictions
Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of Archives and Special Collections, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and The University of Montana--Missoula.
Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Founded in 1910 as the United State's tenth national Park, Glacier National Park is located in northwest Montana. It is well-known for its great natural beauty, particularly glaciers, lakes, mountains, wildlife, and scenic vistas.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains a selection of materials produced by and about Glacier National Park. Most the materials relate to the early history of the Park and to attempts to record that history. There are also materials that relate to land holdings, permits, employees, mining claims, predatory animals (including coyotes and wolves) and other wildlife.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes. Copyright not transferred to the University of Montana.

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number], Glacier National Park Collection , Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Reel
1 History of Glacier National Park With Particular Emphasis on the Northern Developments
Ralph L. Beals
1935
1 Parks, Reservations, and Antiquities
Legislation creating park, history, materials regarding the death of George B. Grinnell
1938-1953
1 A National Park in its Formative Stages
W.R. Logan
1911
1 How Glacier Park was Made
Morton J. Elrod
undated
1 C.J. Delano (wagon road) 1911
1 Permits: residence sites, timber, St. Mary-Many Glacier road undated
1 Private holdings (U.S. Land Office) 1910
1 Employment of packers, guides, etc. 1911
1 Mining claims 1911-1912
1 Senator Walsh bills to eliminate private lands in park undated
1-2 Predatory animals 1912-1951
2 Wildlife survey 1912-1949