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?
Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi placed his Statue on a federally owned island called "Bedloe's" in New York Harbor. His original concept was to place a statue of a woman at the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869.