Yosemite: the Park and its Resources

Cover of Historic Resource Study showing old photo of Yosemite Falls

Linda Greene's 1987 Historic Resource Study (YOSEMITE: THE PARK AND ITS RESOURCES; A History of the Discovery, Management, and Physical Development of Yosemite National Park, California) is available in three volumes.

  1. Historical Narrative [2.3 MB PDF]
  2. Historical Narrative (continued) [15.7 MB PDF]
  3. Discussion of Historical Resources, Appendixes, Historical Base Maps, Bibliography [9.2 MB PDF]

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