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In the Shadow of the Arch

About This Blog

This blog will give you a peek into the stacks and storage areas of Yellowstone National Park's library, archives, and museum collections. We'll highlight some of our biggest treasures, show-off quirky staff favorites, let you know about newly acquired collections, and perhaps ask for help with a few mysteries. Along the way, we hope to give Park staff, visitors, and all those who love Yellowstone a place to reminisce and share the unique story of Yellowstone.

A Little Blurb about the Blitz

December 04, 2014 Posted by: Kelly Hartman, Archives Blitz Team 3 Participant
 

Yellowstone Archives Blitz: Five People, One Week, and a Huge Success

October 12, 2014 Posted by: Justine Rothbart, Archives Blitz Team 1 Member
 

Bringing Yellowstone Back Home: Using the Archives Blitz as a Framework for Other Institutions

October 07, 2014 Posted by: Anna Trammell, Archives Blitz Team 1 Member
 

The Archives Project: Team 1

September 29, 2014 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

The Archives Project: A First Test

September 22, 2014 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

The Yellowstone Daily Tourist

August 26, 2014 Posted by: Jackie Jerla, Librarian
 

Suffragettes in Yellowstone 3: the Trischman Family

August 14, 2014 Posted by: Shae Rafferty, 2014 Archives Intern
 

Suffragettes in Yellowstone 2: Alice P. Morris

July 31, 2014 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Using a Team Approach to Expose Yellowstone’s Hidden Collections

July 10, 2014 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Roosevelt Never Slept Here: the Ruth Phillips Photograph Album

July 01, 2014 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Suffragettes in Yellowstone: Dr. Cora Smith Eaton

June 10, 2014 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Research Tips: Family History, Military

March 20, 2014 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Research Tips: Family History, Concessioners

March 11, 2014 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Research Tips: Family History, Getting Started

February 25, 2014 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Cupid in Yellowstone

February 12, 2014 Posted by: Jessica Gerdes, Librarian
 

How Three Kids Saved Yellowstone's Christmas

December 19, 2013 Posted by: Jackie Jerla, Librarian
 

Unexplained and Unreported Phenomenon in Yellowstone

December 10, 2013 Posted by: Hannah Marshall, 2013 Archives Intern
 

How We Grow our Collection: Yellowstone Research Library

December 02, 2013 Posted by: Jessica Gerdes, Librarian
 

The Bald Marmot Situation

November 21, 2013 Posted by: Meghan Hiegler, 2013 Archives Intern
 

The Immortal 15, Fort Yellowstone, and Buffalo Soldiers (Part 2 of 2)

November 14, 2013 Posted by: Francis Shawn Bawden, Archives Technician
 

The Immortal 15, Fort Yellowstone, and Buffalo Soldiers (Part 1 of 2)

November 07, 2013 Posted by: Francis Shawn Bawden, Archives Technician
 

A 1929 Mystery

June 27, 2013 Posted by: Jill Anderson, Archives Intern
 

The Plural of Thesis is . . .

June 18, 2013 Posted by: Jessica Gerdes, Librarian
 

Yellowstone Lingo

June 01, 2013 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

A Wildflower in Yellowstone: Herma Albertson Baggley

May 18, 2013 Posted by: Derek Mosley, 2010 Intern, and Anne Foster, Archivist
 

From South America to Yellowstone

May 01, 2013 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Research Tips: Yellowstone's History at Your Fingertips

April 18, 2013 Posted by: Jackie Jerla, Librarian
 

Half Time in the Archives

April 01, 2013 Posted by: Jill Anderson, Archives Intern
 

Cuthbert, the National Park Pup

March 18, 2013 Posted by: Jill Anderson, Archives Intern
 

Yet More New Books for the New Year

March 01, 2013 Posted by: Jessica Gerdes, Librarian
 

New Books for the New Year

February 18, 2013 Posted by: Jessica Gerdes, Librarian
 

The Promise and Peril of Archival Research

January 01, 2013 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

A Yellowstone Christmas

December 24, 2012 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Horse Sense

December 15, 2012 Posted by: Francis Shawn Bawden, Archives Technician
 

The Loss of the Canyon Hotel

December 05, 2012 Posted by: Jill Anderson, 2012 Archives Intern
 

Trip Planning the Haynes Way

November 28, 2012 Posted by: Jessica Gerdes, Librarian
 

A Yellowstone Thanksgiving

November 22, 2012 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Research Tip: Which Collection?

November 10, 2012 Posted by: Jessica Gerdes, Librarian
 

Research Tip: Tell me about the history of Yellowstone

November 01, 2012 Posted by: Jessica Gerdes, Librarian
 

Autumn in the Library

October 15, 2012 Posted by: Jessica Gerdes, Librarian
 

Not Just All Work: Yellowstone Co-Op Employee Recreation Program Records

October 01, 2012 Posted by: Cara Bertram, 2012 Archives Intern
 

A Unique Partner: the National Archives and Yellowstone

September 12, 2012 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Fun and Community: the YFEA

September 01, 2012 Posted by: Emily Venemon, 2012 Archives Intern
 

The History of Gardiner project

August 12, 2012 Posted by: Jackie Jerla, Librarian
 

Research Tip: Getting Started

August 01, 2012 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Research Tips: Primary vs. Secondary Sources

July 25, 2012 Posted by: Jessica Gerdes, Librarian, and Anne Foster, Archivist
 

Lost to History: A. A. Anderson

July 15, 2012 Posted by: Frances Harrell, 2011 Archives Intern
 

Here She Comes: Miss Yellowstone National Park

June 25, 2012 Posted by: Jackie Jerla, Librarian
 

Alice's Adventures in the New Wonderland [brochure]

June 05, 2012 Posted by: Jessica Gerdes, Librarian
 

Three Cheers for Yellowstone: Traveling 1895-Style

May 25, 2012 Posted by: Anne Foster, Archivist
 

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