For more information on park history, park studies, and other historical documentation about the Statue of Liberty, click on the links below.
Administrative Histories (2) of the Statue of Liberty:
Statue of Liberty National Monument: Its Origin, Development and Administration (1886 - 1952): http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/stli/adhi.pdf
"Celebrating the Immigrant: An Administrative History of the Statue of Liberty National Monument 1952 - 1982": http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/stli/adhi.htm
You might also be interested in these resources:
The Statue of Liberty Historic Structure Report: http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/stli/stli_hsr.pdf
Did You Know?
The French ship "Isere" transported the Statue of Liberty's 300 copper pieces packed in 214 crates to America. Although the ship nearly sank in rough seas, it arrived in New York on June 17, 1885. The Statue's parts remained unassembled for nearly a year until the pedestal was completed in 1886.