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Myth and history in the creation of Yellowstone National Park

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yellowstone National Park
    • Subjects:
    • Yellowstone National Park -- History,
    • Yellowstone National Park -- Folklore

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPaul Schullery and Lew Whittlesey.
      GenreFolklore.
      ContributionsWhittlesey, Lee H., 1950-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF722 .S375 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 125 p. :
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3682523M
      ISBN 100803243057
      LC Control Number2003040994

      Bellingham, Yellowstone Photograph Archives. Gowans, Fred R. Grant, from Wikipedia. Now, sated with a meal and the comradeship that only comes from weeks in the mountains together, they sat around a crackling fire, watching sparks spin off into the night air. Perhaps somewhere not far off, a bull elk bugled its challenge to the night, or a coyote yipped. Lincoln, Neb.

      The US Army managed the park from through Wonderland Publishing Co. Both Mather and Albright had a passion for the national parks and set the course for public support of all parks. Davis, L.

      Ferris kept a journal and, on his return from the frontier, published it in the Western Literary Messenger of Buffalo, N. Richard M. Hedges essentially restated comments made in October by acting Montana Territorial Governor Thomas Francis Meagherwho had previously commented that the region should be protected. Raynolds, W. Niwot: University Press of Colorado.


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Myth and history in the creation of Yellowstone National Park book

Ferdinand V. In a few more days, they would head down the Madison in the direction of Virginia City, Montana. With the various explorations verifying the phenomena of the Yellowstone wonderland, some of the explorers claimed the national park idea as their own.

A small group of guys gathered around a flickering campfire in a then-remote corner of the country where Hell boiled up in the form of geysers, fumaroles, mudpots, and other thermal features.

History of the National Park Service

Englewood, Colo. Atlas of Yellowstone. While Congress supported the creation of the national park, it failed for several years to appropriate funds for the protection and improvement of the reserve.

InCongress authorized and funded a survey to find a wagon route to the park from the south which was completed by the Jones Expedition of But again, Runte advanced the dialogues over what it takes to cause a park to appear. Their effort was followed in by the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition.

Clagett and others lobbied hard for the creation of the park.

How a Campfire Talk and a Painting Saved Yellowstone

He wrote, "by some great protecting policy of government Indians of Yellowstone Park. Published 35 years by Mr. Research is also conducted to learn how people continue to affect and be affected by these places, many of which have been relatively protected from human impacts.

Berkeley: University of California Press, Chittenden stated that Ferris holds the honor of having written the first actual description of the geyser basins.

Despite Joseph and other chiefs ordering that no one should be harmed, at least two people were killed and several wounded.

Washington, D. Boiling springs and huge deep pools of purest green and azure water, thousands of them, are plashing and heaving in these high, cool mountains as if a fierce furnace fire were burning beneath each one of them; and a hundred geysers, white torrents of boiling water and steam, like inverted waterfalls, are ever and anon rushing up out of the hot, black underworld.Get this from a library!

Myth and history in the creation of Yellowstone National Park.

Yellowstone National Park

[Paul Schullery; Lee H Whittlesey] -- "Does a beloved institution need its own myths to survive? Can conservationists avoid turning their heroes into legends?

Should they try? Yellowstone National Park, a global icon of conservation and. In discussing Yellowstone's Creation Myth in an essay that ran in the George Wright Society forum back in and which in led to a book, Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park, Lee Whittlesey (Yellowstone's staff historian) and Paul Schullery (an historian who worked many years for the National Park Service in.

Whittlesey and Schullery's book on the creation myth is a pretty good one that goes not only into the myth but the history of trying to debunk the myth. Previous Yellowstone historian Aubrey Haines had to deal with a lot of angst within the Park Service to publish against the myth that men like Horace Albright worked so hard to keep in tact.

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Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park replaces the storybook heroism of the myth with the much more vivid and satisfying heroism of the countless people who have worked to preserve the national parks.

This is a fascinating study in institutional egotism and the often painful evolution of historical thinking. Yellowstone. National Park Service photograph, Harpers Ferry Center. Euro-American exploration and the administrative history of the park.

This was the manuscript that was to become TheYellowstoneStory, which he finished writing aboutthe year of his retirement.

But following his retirement, Haines was commissioned by the National Park Cited by: 6.