Nature Notes

Vol. XV September - 1937 No. 3



American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society. Mount Rainier or Mount Tacoma historic controversy over a place name. (In the annual report Vol. 23, pp. 409-31)

Conover, C. T., Before the United States Geographic Board in the matter of proposal of changing the name of Mount Rainier, 1917.

----------- same, including; Oral presentation by C. T. Conover and Victor J. Farrar; The Dicision, Shall the Name of Mount Rainier by Changed? by C. Hart Merriam. .

Conover, O. T., The Great Myth, Mount Tacoma-Mount Rainier and the Facts of History. 1924.

Denman, A. R., The Name of. Mount Tacoma, 1924.

Meany, E. S., Origin of Washington Geographic Names, 1923.

Meeker, Ezra., Who Named Tacoma? (Address before the Washington Historical Society, Jan. 22, 1904.)

Merriam, C. H., Shall the Name of Mount Rainier be Changed? 1917.

Prosch, Thomas W., General McCarver Named Tacoma (Pamphlets)

Smith, F. E., Why the Name of Mount Rainier Should be Removed from the Mountain. (See his achievements of Robert Grey. 1922.)

Tacoma. Justice to the Mountain Committee. Brief submitted to the U. S. Geographic Board urging the official removal ..... of the name Mount Rainier, 1917.

Wickersham, James. Is it Mount Tacoma or Mount Rainier? What do History and Tradition say? 1893. (Tacoma Academy of Science proceedings. Feb. 6, 1893.)

Wickersham, James. Is it Mount Tacoma or Rainier? 1912.

Williams , J. H. Winthrop's Great Mountain. (In Winthrop, Theodore. Canoe and Saddle; ed. by J. H. Williams 1913, pp. 309-18.)

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Coast. 1:109, April 1901. A Sad Spectacle.

Colliers. 74:8-9, Dec. 27, 1924. The Fight Over the Mountain. James Hopper.

Mountaineer. 15:76-77, Dec. 15, 1922. Origin of Two Names of Mount Rainier.

Nation. 120:60, Jan. 21, 1925. Mount Rainier By All Means.

Nation. 56:237, March 30, 1893. Editorial comment on controversy as to name.

Nation. 56:329-30, May 4, 1893. Tacoma vs. Rainier. Josiah Collins.

National Magazine. 48:223-4, 237-8, June, 1919. Mount Rainier or Mount Tacoma, a historic controversy.

Outlook. 116:643-4, Aug. 29, 1917, (Discussion of change of name). "Katy-did-Katy-didn't".

Outlook. 118:676-8, April 24, 1916. Justice to the Mountain. S. W. Hall.

Scribners. 47:234-5, February, 1910. The Progressive Pacific Coast. H. T. Finch.

Sierra. 6:87-99, January 1907. Proposed Change to Tacoma. G. Davidson.

Sierra Club Bulletin. 6:87-89, January 1907. The Name "Mount Rainier." Davidson.

Tacoma Morning Globe. Aug. 3, 1890. The Name of the Mountain.

Washington Historical Society. 2:440-64, 1915. Naming of Mt. Tacoma.

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Government Publications

U. S. Congress. House Committee on Public Lands hearings before the Committee, House of Representatives, 68th Congress, 2nd session on S. J. resolution 64, a joint resolution to change the name of Mount Rainier to Mt. Tacoma, and for other purposes. 1925.

Name of the Mountain Bibliography. Tacoma. Justice to the Mountain Committee. Brief submitted to the U. S. Geographic Board urging the official removal. . . of the name Rainier. 1917, pp. 72-77. "Authorities consulted." This includes brief references to the mountain in the works of early writers, and on maps and in encyclopedias, not included in this bibliography.

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