ABOLISHED AREAS

National Park Service History Collection RG 55

Preliminary Inventory

        1.  ALAN HOGENAUER FILE

Hogenauer was an airline executive who traveled to every national park, monument and historic site. He also researched NPS areas that had been delisted. His research produced the following journal articles:
 

A. Hogenauer, Alan K. "Gone, but not forgotten: the delisted units of the U.S. National Park System." George Wright Forum 7:4 (1991) 2-19.

B. Hogenauer, Alan K. "An update to 'Gone, but not forgotten: the delisted units of the National Park System'". George Wright Forum 8:3 (1991) 26-28.

C. Memoranda and news articles.
 

2.  CASTLE PINCKNEY NATIONAL MONUMENT

A. List of demonstration area

B. News release abolishing Castle Pinckney National Monument, April 9, 1956
 

3.  ETOWAH INDIAN MOUNDS

A. Pamphlet, no date
 

4.  FLAMING GORGE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA

A. Interpretive prospectus for Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area Project by John S. Mohlenrich, October 1965 2 copies)

B. Interpretive specialists "Operating Manual", no date

C. Remarks by President John F. Kennedy at Ceremony to start the first generator at Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area and at the Dam Salt Lake Airport, September 27, 1963.

D. Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area pamphlets: no date, 1964, 1965, 1965 reprint, 1966 revised and 1967 revised

E. Measure to improve spat fishing at Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, Unit Colorado River Storage Project, Wyoming and Utah, February 13, 1963

F. Ten photographs cards
 

5.  FORT MACKINAC
 

A. RG 393 Records of US Army Commands History

B. Mackinac National Park 1875-1895 by Keith R. Widder, 1975, Reports in Mackinac History and Archaeology no. 4

C. RG 393 Records of US Army Commands (different then A.)
 

6.  FOSSIL CYCAD NATIONAL MONUMENT
 

A. Map (photocopy)

B. History, March 1938

C. Public Law 891 - abolishing Fossil Cycad National Monument August 1956

D. New release August 29, 1956 on abolishing Fossil Cycad National Monument

E. Proclamation reserving Fossil Cycad National Monument June 8, 1906

F. Article from the Living wilderness, v.9:11, September 1944 by Professor G. R. Wieland, Fossil Cycad National Monument

G. Memorandum and letters from 1935 to 1948

H. Geology of Fossil Cycad National Monumet by Carroll N. Wegemann, January 23, 1936

I. Letter from George J. Svejda to Bob Hildreth, May 30, 1977
 
 

7. GEORGIA O'KEEFFE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
  (authorized but never established)

A. Draft Georgia O'Keeffe National Historic Site New Mexico proposal/environmental assessment, 1982
 

8. MILLERTON LAKE AREA
 

A. Trail appraisals for Millerton Lake Area general valley project studies by Everett A. Pesonen, April 22, 1943

B. 12 photographs
 

9.  NEW ECHOTA INDIAN MARKER SITE
 

A. Payroll form and letter from Richard B. Randolph to care taker of New Echota Indian Marker Site for his salary for one month

B. Photographs taken before any work was done under PWA. Taken April 5, 1934 by O.E. Camp.

C. New Echota Birthplace of the American Indian Press History no. 6, 1941

D. Five photographs of Cherokee Monument
 

10. OUACHITA, ARKANSAS
 

A. Photography of Shady Norman road, May 2, 1928
 

11. PAPAGO SAGUARO NATIONAL MONUMENT
 

A. Seven photographs

B. Book by H.S. Swarth, Birds of the Papago Saguaro National Monument, 1920
 

12.  SHADOW MOUNTAIN NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
 

A. Telephone page from NPS Directory, June 1979
 

13.  SHOSHONE CAVERN NATIONAL MONUMENT
 

A. Memoranda and letters from 1928 to 1953 (2")

B. Report on the proposed extension to the Shoshone Cavern National Monument by M.F. Daum, October 23, 1929 (18p.+photos)

C. Maps (3 folded)

D. Letter from Horace M. Albright to Director of Park Service, July 31, 1953

E. Letter from Acting Director of Park Service to Mr. Gus Holm, July 11, 1919

F. Legislative abolishing Shoshone Cavern National Monument, July 6, 1953 (2 p.)

G. Western Union Telegram, July 25, 1919

14.  SULLYS HILL NATIONAL PARK
 

A. Article from the North Dakota History, v.53:2, Spring 1986, by David Harmon, "Sullys Hill and the development of National Park standards."

B. Note to the file

C. Wildlife leaflet BS-157 (2 copies)
 

15.  VERENDRYE NATIONAL MONUMENT
 

A. History (one sheet) {2 copies}

B. News release abolishing Verendrye National Monument, August 29, 1956 (2 copies)

C. Memorandum and letters from 1948 to 1953
 
 

16.  WHEELER AND HOLY CROSS NATIONAL MONUMENT
 

A. Article from the Journal of Forest History, July 1977 by Ferenc M. Szasz, "Wheeler and Holy Cross: Colorado's 'Lost' National Monuments."

B. Notes on Wheeler and Holy Cross National Monument by W.B. McDougall

C. Memorandum from Director of Park Service to Washington Office and Field Offices on abolishing Wheeler and Holy Cross National Monument, August 17, 1956
 

17. "Former National Park System units : an analysis" by Barry Mackintosh, 1995.

David Nathanson - September 13, 1999 ; Updated June 14, 2004.