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The Rocky Mountain National Park reader, edited by James H. Pickering

Label
The Rocky Mountain National Park reader
Title
The Rocky Mountain National Park reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by James H. Pickering
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A rich literary and historical compendium of the best that has been written about Rocky Mountain National Park Writer Wallace Stegner once wrote that 'No place is a place until things that have happened in it are remembered.' This collection celebrates one of America's most loved places, Rocky Mountain National Park, which marks its 100th birthday in 2015. Engagement with place and the events that loom large in park history are the underlying themes that connect the thirty-three selections that make up this anthology. Representative both in subject and approach, the selections reach back to Arapaho and pioneer times before the park was established and move forward to span its entire first century. The voices that speak to us are distinctive: among them are Irish sportsman Windham Thomas Wyndham-Quin, the Fourth Earl of Dunraven; British travel writer Isabella Bird; mountaineer Frederick Chapin; naturalist Enos Mills; iconic ranger Jack Moomaw and his fictional counterpart, Dorr Yeager's Bob Flame; and contemporary nature writers Anne Zwinger and SueEllen Campbell--to mention but a few. Some tell us about the past, recalling moments of personal triumph and tragedy. Other voices are quieter; some are more polemic. All capture and share a part of the national treasure that is Rocky Mountain National Park. The first of its kind, this original collection is a rich literary and historical compendium of the best that has been written about Rocky Mountain National Park. As such it provides an indispensable introduction to the nation's twelfth national park"-- Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
978.8/69
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Pickering, James H.
Series statement
The national park readers
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  • Rocky Mountain National Park (Colo.)
  • Rocky Mountain National Park (Colo.)
  • Natural history
  • Rocky Mountain National Park (Colo.)
  • Rocky Mountain National Park (Colo.)
  • NATURE / Regional
  • Natural history
  • Travel
  • Colorado
Label
The Rocky Mountain National Park reader, edited by James H. Pickering
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / James H. Pickering -- Preface to The Rocky Mountain National Park, 1915 / Enos A. Mills -- Native American Presence : The Return of the Arapaho, 1914 / Oliver W. Toll -- Arapaho Tales and Legends / Oliver W. Toll -- The 1914 Arapaho Visit : Its True Significance / James H. Pickering -- First Glimpse of the Estes Valley, 1859 / Milton Estes -- First Ascent of Longs Peak, 1868 / Lewis W. Keplinger -- The Earl Comes to Colorado, 1872 / Earl of Dunraven -- An English Lady in Estes Park, 1873 / Isabella Lucy Bird -- A Fishing Expedition, 1875 / Lewis B. France -- "My First Winter in Estes Park," 1875-1876 / Abner Sprague -- Summering at MacGregor Ranch, 1878 / Carrie Adell Strahorn -- Camping in Moraine Park, c. 1878 / S. Anna Gordon -- The Death of Carrie Welton, 1884 / James H. Pickering -- The Peaks About Estes Park, 1887-1888 / Frederick H. Chapin -- William Allen White and the Boys of '89 in Moraine Park / James H. Pickering and Nancy Pickering Thomas -- A Trip to Stones Peak, 1890 / Frederick Funston -- Exploring and Mapping Wild Basin, 1908 / William S. Cooper -- The Beaver's Engineering, 1913 / Enos A. Mills -- Vanished in the Mountains : The Eighteen-Year Search for the Reverend Thornton R. Sampson, 1915 / James H. Pickering -- Superintendent's Monthly Report, 1915 / Charles Russell Trowbridge -- Squeaky Bob Wheeler and Hotel de Hardscabble / Clark Secrest -- The Tourist on the Trail, 1916 / Julia Ann Prouty -- Publicizing the New Park : The Eve of Estes, 1917 / James H. Pickering -- "Charlie, did I ever tell you...?" : The Death of Agnes Vaille, 1925 / Walter Kiener -- The Highest Hotel in the World / Merrill J. Mattes -- The Remarkable Stettner Brothers, 1927 / Dougald Macdonald -- Winter Patrol, c. 1928 / Jack C. Moomaw -- CCC Days, 1933 / Dorr G. Yeager -- Conquering the Diamond, 1960 / Stephen Trimble -- The Tundra of Trail Ridge, 1972 / Anne Zwinger and Beatrice H. Willard -- The White-tailed Ptarmigan, 2003 / SueEllen Campbell -- Elk in Rocky Mountain National Park : Dynamics and Management, 2014 / Michael Coughenour -- The Pika's Last Stand : The Effects of Alpine Climate Change, 2014 / Thomas D. Gootz -- Timeline of Human History
Control code
ocn908699033
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 283 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781607814511
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015017687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)908699033
Label
The Rocky Mountain National Park reader, edited by James H. Pickering
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / James H. Pickering -- Preface to The Rocky Mountain National Park, 1915 / Enos A. Mills -- Native American Presence : The Return of the Arapaho, 1914 / Oliver W. Toll -- Arapaho Tales and Legends / Oliver W. Toll -- The 1914 Arapaho Visit : Its True Significance / James H. Pickering -- First Glimpse of the Estes Valley, 1859 / Milton Estes -- First Ascent of Longs Peak, 1868 / Lewis W. Keplinger -- The Earl Comes to Colorado, 1872 / Earl of Dunraven -- An English Lady in Estes Park, 1873 / Isabella Lucy Bird -- A Fishing Expedition, 1875 / Lewis B. France -- "My First Winter in Estes Park," 1875-1876 / Abner Sprague -- Summering at MacGregor Ranch, 1878 / Carrie Adell Strahorn -- Camping in Moraine Park, c. 1878 / S. Anna Gordon -- The Death of Carrie Welton, 1884 / James H. Pickering -- The Peaks About Estes Park, 1887-1888 / Frederick H. Chapin -- William Allen White and the Boys of '89 in Moraine Park / James H. Pickering and Nancy Pickering Thomas -- A Trip to Stones Peak, 1890 / Frederick Funston -- Exploring and Mapping Wild Basin, 1908 / William S. Cooper -- The Beaver's Engineering, 1913 / Enos A. Mills -- Vanished in the Mountains : The Eighteen-Year Search for the Reverend Thornton R. Sampson, 1915 / James H. Pickering -- Superintendent's Monthly Report, 1915 / Charles Russell Trowbridge -- Squeaky Bob Wheeler and Hotel de Hardscabble / Clark Secrest -- The Tourist on the Trail, 1916 / Julia Ann Prouty -- Publicizing the New Park : The Eve of Estes, 1917 / James H. Pickering -- "Charlie, did I ever tell you...?" : The Death of Agnes Vaille, 1925 / Walter Kiener -- The Highest Hotel in the World / Merrill J. Mattes -- The Remarkable Stettner Brothers, 1927 / Dougald Macdonald -- Winter Patrol, c. 1928 / Jack C. Moomaw -- CCC Days, 1933 / Dorr G. Yeager -- Conquering the Diamond, 1960 / Stephen Trimble -- The Tundra of Trail Ridge, 1972 / Anne Zwinger and Beatrice H. Willard -- The White-tailed Ptarmigan, 2003 / SueEllen Campbell -- Elk in Rocky Mountain National Park : Dynamics and Management, 2014 / Michael Coughenour -- The Pika's Last Stand : The Effects of Alpine Climate Change, 2014 / Thomas D. Gootz -- Timeline of Human History
Control code
ocn908699033
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 283 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781607814511
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015017687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)908699033

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