Historical Letters and Legislation
South Dakota State Historian Doane Robinson.
National Park service.
South Dakota State Historian, Doane Robinson, was the first to contact Sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, in 1924 to talk over the idea of a mountain carving in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Read Doane Robinson's letter to Gutzon Borglum letter. PDF
Sculptor Gutzon Borglum.
Sculptor Gutzon Borglum's reply to Doane Robinson telegram PDF