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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Endnotes: Chapter Three

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1. U. S., Congress, House, An Act to Provide for the Establishment of the Whitman National Monument, Pub. L. 840, 74th Cong., 2d sess., 1936, H. R. 7736, p. 1.

2. Asst. Regional Director to Director Wirth, 29 January 1951, Archives, File "L1425, Private Holdings 1951 - 1957," WHMI. (hereafter, unless noted otherwise, 'Regional Director' refers to Regional Director, Region Four)

3. Acting Superintendent, Mt. Rainier to Regional Director, 14 November 1951, Archives, File "D18, Letters Referring to Development of Whitman National Monument 1951;" Regional Director, Region Four to Director, 6 August 1952, Archives, File "A30, Complaints 1948 - 1953;" and Superintendent, Whitman National Monument to Superintendent, Mt. Rainier, 17 August 1952, Archives, File "A30, Complaints 1948 - 1953," WHMI. (hereafter cited Superintendent WMN and Superintendent MR)

4. Superintendent, WNM to Superintendent MR, 13 September 1952, Archives, File "A30, Complaints 1948 - 1953," WHMI.

5. Acting Superintendent, MR to Regional Director, 17 September 1952, Archives, File "A30, Complaints 1948 - 1953," WHMI.

6. Regional Director to Superintendent MR, 20 April 1953, Archives, File "A30, Complaints 1948 - 1953," WHMI.

7. Superintendent MR to Regional Director, 6 May 1953, Archives, File "A30, Complaints 1948 - 1953," WHMI.

8. Superintendent WNM to Superintendent MR, 2 August 1953, Archives, File "L1425, Private Holdings 1951 - 1957," WHMI.

9. Elvind T. Scoyen, Associate Director, National Park Service to Herbert West, 14 March 1956, Archives, File "L1425, Private Holdings 1950 - 1956," WHMI.

 

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10. Senator Magnuson to Director, National Park Service, 13 April 1956, Archives, File "L1425, Private Holdings 1950 - 1956," WHMI.

11. Washington, Walla Walla County, Marcus Whitman Foundation, Articles of Incorporation of Marcus Whitman Foundation Inc., 27 January 1950, Marcus Whitman Foundation Papers, Box 1 File "Legal Documents, By-Laws, Resolutions, Articles of Incorporation," Whitman College.

12. Regional Director to Director, 23 April 1956, Archives, File "L1425, Private Holdings 1950 - 1956," WHMI.

13. U. S., Congress, House, A Bill to Facilitate the Administration and Development of the Whitman National Monument, H. R. 11867, 84th Cong., 2d sess., 1956, p. 1.

14. U. S., Congress, Senate, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, Acquisition of Additional Land for Whitman National Monument, S. Rept. 822 to Accompany S. 1118, 85th Cong., 1st sess., 1957, p. 2. "Mission 66" refers to the Service-wide development program instituted in 1956. See Chapter 4.

15. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 6 August 1957, Archives, File "K34, Press Clippings 1951 - 1962," WHMI.

16. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, 5 February 1958, Archives, File "K34, Press Clippings 1951 - 1962," WHMI.

17. Cameron Sherwood to Honorable Gracie Pfost, 10 March 1958, Marcus Whitman Foundation Papers, Box 2, File "Correspondence General," Whitman College.

18. Joel E. Ferris to Honorable Clair Engle, Chairman, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, 12 March 1958, Marcus WHitman Foundation Papers, Box 2, File "Correspondence General," Whitman College.

19. "Superintendent's Monthly Narrative," March 1958, Archives, File "A2615, Whitman Mission Monthly and Annual Reports, Vol. 1, 1941 - 1962," WHMI. (hereafter cited "SMN" and "A2615, MAR 1941 - 1962,").

 

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20. U. S., Congress, House, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, Acquisition of Additional Land for Whitman National Monument, Wash., H. R. Rept. 1577 to Accompany S. 1118, 85th Cong., 2d sess., 1958, pp. 2 - 3.

21. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, no date, Marcus Whitman Foundation Papers, Box 2, File "Correspondence General," Whitman College.

Did You Know?

picture of Great Basin Wild Rye Grass

Great Basin Wild Rye Grass is part of the natural landscape at Whitman Mission. The name Waiilatpu, meaning place of rye grass, was used by the people to name the mission site.