National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Yellowstone National Park: Its Exploration and Establishment

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An illustrated edition of the diaries, letters, lectures, and published accounts of those men who were instrumental in the exploration and establishment of the first national park in the United States. Excerpted documents, with connective text, are supported by an introduction that traces the development of the national park idea. Biographical information is included in an appendix.


Complete in one volume


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