Nature Notes

Vol. XII May, 1934 No. 5

Know Your National Parks

A Brief Bibliography of Mount Rainier National
Park for Study Before Visiting This Beautiful
National Park


This is, as proclaimed by the Secretary of the Interior, a "National Parks Year". Allow us to suggest that you learn something about the areas you intend to visit this summer by reading a bit before you start on your journey - you will appreciate the parks more by so doing and get a great deal more pleasure from your better understanding of their superlative features.

Hazard - "Snow Sentinals of the Pacific Northwest". 1932. pp 133-80

Schmoe - "Our Greatest Mountain", 1925

Walkinshaw - "On Puget Sound". 1929. pp 95-127

Williams - "The Mountain That Was God". 1910

American Geographical Society of New York, Journal of., 1879 Vol. IV pp 55-65 Account of the second ascent by Emmons and Wilson. Paper read before the Society of S.F. Emmons.

Mountaineer - 2:38-41. Nov. 1909. Early Ascents of Mt. Rainier, E.S. Ingraham

Washington Historical Society, 2:402-64. "Ascent of Mt. Takhoma", Hazard Stevens.

U.S. National Park Service. "Mammals and Birds of Mt. Rainier National Park" 1927. Taylor and Shaw

U.S. National Park Service. "Flora of Mt. Rainier N. Park" Flett

U.S. National Park Service. "Forests of Mt. Rainier N. Park" Allen

U.S. National Park Service. "Glaciers of Mt. Rainier N. Park" Matthes

Mountaineer. 8:67-72. 1915 "Geology of Mt. Rainier". E.S. Saunders

Meany - "Mt. Rainier - A Record of Exploration". 1916

Winthrop - "Canoe and Saddle". 1862 pp 43-45; 123-154

Meany - "Vancouver's Discovery of Puget Sound". 1915 pp 95-101

Washington Historical Quarterly. Vol. XXIII, No. 1 and 2. "Narrative of James Longmire". Palmer.

Judson - "Myths and Legends of the Pacific Northwest". 1910 -- 74-80

complete your Mount Rainier bookshelf

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