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Manuscript Collections

A historical photo of a man standing atop a large log being pulled by a horse.

The Yellowstone National Park Archives' Manuscript Collections contain documents, photos, and ephemera donated by visitors, researchers, and others. The collection is particularly strong in topics such as tourism, concessioners, and photographs.

Search the collections listed below by subject at: http://wyld.state.wy.us/yrl/ or by browsing our Subject Guides.

Official records of the Park are detailed on the Yellowstone's Archives webpage.

A. A. Anderson Papers 1903-1906, 1927 (84 KB pdf)
Adrienne Bush Scrapbook, 1923 (95 KB pdf)
August and Gertrude Godina Photograph Album ca. 1917 (70 KB pdf)
Bloom Bros. Co. Photograph Album, ca. 1950 (38 KB pdf)
Boyd McKeown Photograph Album (40 KB pdf)
C. J. (Buffalo) Jones Papers 1904-1914? (74 KB pdf)
Cecilia Engel Scrapbook, 1924 (37 KB pdf)
Charles H.M. Bambach Photographs 1904-1905 (84 KB pdf)
Caustin Family Photographs 1941-1949 (58 KB pdf)
Dale H. Nuss Papers 1963-1975 (91 KB pdf)
Dorothy & Harry B. Goodspeed Scrapbook 1937 (69 KB pdf)
Edward E. Midgely Papers, 1931-1936 (80 KB pdf)
Eva K. Moger Diary 1896 (76 KB pdf)
F.E. Stratton Family Papers, 1895-June-1895 July (40 KB pdf)
Fire Lookout Rephotography Project Papers 1935-1936, 2007 (66 KB pdf)
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #669 (Gardiner, MT) Records 1904-2009 (bulk dates: 1904-1915, 1940-1982) (81 KB pdf)
Fuhrman-Baumgartner Photograph Albums 1919-1924 (77 KB pdf)
Gillson Family Photographs 1901 (41 KB pdf)
Geyser Observation and Study Association Listserv Records 1995-2011 (74 KB pdf)
Greater Yellowstone Conservation Data Center Records 1887 – 2005 (bulk dates: 1977-1993) (168Kb pdf)
H.E. Stork Photograph Album 1927 (96 KB pdf)
Henderson-Ash Family Papers 1873-2002 (bulk dates: 1885-1905) (136 KB pdf)
Herma Albertson Baggley Papers, 1927-1957 (83 KB pdf)
Howard C. Krueger Photograph Album 1931 (70 KB pdf)
Janet & Elliot C. Barnes Photograph Albums, 1902 (39 KB pdf)
John Burger Photographs 1959-2006 (bulk dates: 1959-1968) (83 KB pdf)
Katherine Holland Photograph Album 1936-1938 (68 KB pdf)
Lee Coleman Papers 1930-1977 (97 KB pdf)
Link-Lauer-Thomas Family Papers ca. 1890-2008 (bulk dates:
(128 KB pdf)
Loesch Family Papers, 1904, 1934 (37 KB pdf)
Margaret Ahern Wertman Papers, ca. 1930 (71 KB pdf)
Margaret McCartney Family Photograph AlbumCirca 1907-Circa 1930 (41 KB pdf)
Marion Dyer Travel Diary 1919 (38 KB pdf)
Martin A. McDonough Scrapbook, 1947-1953 (93 KB pdf)
Mary Lou & Bob Perkins 1959 Earthquake Papers, 1959-1970 (33 KB pdf)
Merle Janice Schroeder Papers, 1936-1939 (36 KB pdf)
Mode Wineman Manuscripts, 1908 (45 KB pdf)
Mr. & Mrs. G. A. Platz Photograph Album Circa 1925
(36 KB pdf)
Nancy Derevjanik Papers, 1981, 2007 (106 KB pdf)
OTO Ranch (77 KB pdf)
Pack Rats of Old Faithful Photograph Album, 1924 (36 KB pdf)
President Arthur's Pictures 1883
(43 KB pdf)
Richmond Family Papers 1913-1915, 1929 (92 KB pdf)
Robert "Bob" Flather Research Papers 1870-2009 (bulk dates: 1884-2005) (104 KB pdf)
Robert Coffey Photograph Album ca. 1924-1928 (73 KB pdf)
Rose Polich Photograph Album
1932-circa 1950 (bulk dates: 1932) (67 KB pdf)
Ruth Phillips Photograph Album circa 1921 (KB pd)
Sagebrushers in Yellowstone Photographs circa 1915 (84 KB pdf)
Smith Family Photograph Album ca. 1907 (68 KB pdf)
Third View Photographs 1872-1883, 1978, 2000 (101 KB pdf)
Tom Murphy Photographs 1979-1994 (88 KB pdf)
Trip To Yellowstone Collection circa 1890-Present (bulk dates: 1920s-1960s) (129 KB pdf)
Uncle Bob Photograph Album 1898 (36 KB pdf)
W.H. Banks Photographs 1893 (88 KB pdf)
W. Verde Watson Papers 1935-1963 (bulk dates: 1935-ca. 1955) (KB pdf)
William Elmer Rounds Photograph Album ca. 1920 (64 KB pdf)
Xanterra Parks and Resorts Collection 1980-Present (109 KB pdf)
Yellowstone Federal Employees Association Records ca. 1986-2008 (bulk dates: 1996-2008) (101 KB pdf)
Yellowstone National Park School Records 1921-2008 (bulk dates: 1980s-2005) (209 KB pdf)
Yellowstone Park Company Records 1884-1979 (bulk dates: 1927-1964) (566 KB pdf)
Yellowstone Park Foundation 1993-2010 (151 KB pdf)
Yellowstone Ski Association Records 1941-1994 (bulk dates: 1961-1986) (39 KB pdf)
Yellowstone CO-OP Employee Recreation Program Records 1982-2010 (bulk dates:1983-1998)

Using the Archives

See the Archives homepage for detailed information about hours, access policies, and other ways to search our collections.

Contact Information:

Archivist: Anne Foster
Email: e-mail us

Phone: 307-344-2563 or 307-344-2228

Did You Know?

Lake Trout Illustration

Lake trout are an invasive species of fish that is decimating the native cutthroat trout population in Yellowstone Lake.