"Elevation 6,866 feet. Post office and town. Terminal Grand Canyon branch of Santa Fe, 64 miles from Williams. Originally called Hance's Tank. The Famous Harvey hotel, "El Tovar," is here. Branch of railroad originally built to reach a group of copper mines north of Williams. Plan failed and line was bought by Santa Fe and extended to canyon. Post Office established March 14, 1902, Martin Buggeln Post Master."
"Park lying on both sides of Grand Canyon. Created February 26, 1919 from parts of kaibab National Forest on north rim and pat of Tusayan National Forest on South Rim. Grand Canyon Game Preserve also covers this saem area. Superintendant's headquarters, Grand Canyon, Arizona."
"Its head at the confluence of the Little Colorado, its foot at the entrance of Nonnow Valley; its length 238 miles." Powell's report. Father Garces named the canyon "Puerto de Bucaleri," q.v., "for the great Viceroy of Spain." Coues. First European to see the canyon was Carenas. See El Tovar. Dellenbaugh says: "Powell was responsible for most of the names in the Canyon. He called it Grand Canyon on the first trip. Previously it was the Big Canyon or Great Canyon by the few who knew of it." Letter February 14, 1933. The United States Geographic Board made the following decision on name Grand Canyon. "Nearly 280 miles long, extending fromt the Paria River and Lee Ferry nearly to mouth of Grapeville Wash." The autor feels this definition was not justified by physical or historic facts."
Barnes, Will C. Arizona
Place Names University of Arizona Press. 1997. P. p. 185-186
Arizona Guide: Grand Canyon National Park
National Park Service: Grand Canyon National Park
Desert USA: Grand Canyon National Park
Library of Congress: Maps of Grand Canyon National Park
Canyons of the Colorado, by J. W. Powell
First through the Grand Canyon, by Major John Wesley Powell; being the
record of the pioneer exploration of the Colorado River in 1869-70, ed.
by Horace Kephart
F788 .P89 1915
John Wesley Powell and the anthropology of the Canyon Country by Don
D. Fowler, Robert C. Euler, and Catherine S. Fowler.
In the house of stone and light : a human history of the Grand Canyon
/ by J. Donald Hughes
F788 .H78 1978
Grand Canyon; the story behind the scenery, by Merrill D. Beal. Book
design and illus. by Robert Jacobson.
Story of the Grand canyon of Arizona; a popular illustrated account
of its rocks and origin, by N. H. Darton
The Grand Canyon : intimate views / edited by Robert C. Euler and Frank
Tikalsky ; with a foreword by Ann H. Zwinger.
F788 .G747 1992
Grand Canyon collection, 1883-1941
MS FM MSS 17
Items on the Arizona and Southwest Index
50th Anniv. Grand Canyon National Park-1969 100th Anniv. Powell Expedition;
CE EPH DG-22
Story of the Grand Canyon: How it was Made
CE EPH SG-144
Grand Canyon National Park, 1933
CE EPH DG-134