The park's archival collections includes oral histories; photographic prints, negatives, and slides; photographs, blueprints, specifications, and other items documenting facility development; and materials related to scientific studies and resource management activities. There are currently over 170 linear feet of archival material in the park's collections
Below are samples of some of the finding aids for our archival collections (all files are PDF format):
Franklin Canyon Collection, 1912-1992
For general information about our collections, see Museum Scope of Collection Statement, 2009.
Did You Know?
A core group of dedicated National Park volunteers, often laboring in the hot sun, built a native plant nursery from the ground up in 2002. Native plants, from the common Ceanothus to the endangered Lyons pygmy daisy germinated in this volunteer-run nursery will help restore disturbed habitat.