Gettysburg National Military Park Commission

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Responsible for overseeing funds voted for by Congress to preserve and mark the lines of battle at Gettysburg.

From the description of Speeding citations and explanations, 1907-1919 (bulk 1918). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70926944

Formed 1895 when U.S. Congress established the Gettysburg National Military Park; commission ran the park under the jurisdiction of the U.S. War Dept.; commission lasted until 1922 when last surviving commissioner died; park continued to be administered by the War Dept. until 1933 when control of the park was transferred to the National Park Service.

From the description of Blueprints accompanying the reports of the Gettysburg National Park Commission, 1893-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971492

From the description of Gettysburg National Park Commission bound annual reports collection, 1893-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971491

From the description of U.S. War Department, Gettysburg National Park Commission, licensed battlefied guide records, 1915-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70967439

From the description of Gettysburg National Park Commission photograph albums, 1893-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971489

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creatorOf Gettysburg National Military Park Commission. Blueprints accompanying the reports of the Gettysburg National Park Commission, 1893-1921. Gettysburg National Military Park
creatorOf Gettysburg National Military Park Commission. Gettysburg National Military Park general historical photographic negatives, 1863-1986. Gettysburg National Military Park
creatorOf Gettysburg National Military Park Commission. Office of the Commissioners. Gettysburg National Park Commission, Office of the Commissioners, record books of property purchases, 1893-1912. Gettysburg National Military Park
creatorOf Gettysburg Battlefield Commission. Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association, U.S. War Department, and National Park Service monuments and markers records, 1884-1987. Gettysburg National Military Park
creatorOf Gettysburg National Military Park Commission. Engineer's Dept. Gettysburg National Park Commission, Engineer's Dept., engineer's journals, 1893-1898. Gettysburg National Military Park
creatorOf Gettysburg National Military Park Commission. Speeding citations and explanations, 1907-1919 (bulk 1918). Gettysburg National Military Park
creatorOf Gettysburg National Military Park Commission. Gettysburg National Park Commission bound annual reports collection, 1893-1920. Gettysburg National Military Park
creatorOf Gettysburg National Military Park Commission. Office of the Commissioners. Gettysburg National Park Commission, Office of the Commissioners, general land records, 1893-1920. Gettysburg National Military Park
referencedIn Nicholson, John P. (John Page), b. 1842. John Page Nicholson papers and Civil War collection, 1861-1921. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Gettysburg National Military Park Commission. Engineer's Dept. Gettysburg National Park Commission, Engineer's Dept., engineer's accounting books, 1897-1918. Gettysburg National Military Park
creatorOf Gettysburg National Military Park Commission. Gettysburg National Park Commission photograph albums, 1893-1920. Gettysburg National Military Park
creatorOf Gettysburg National Military Park Commission. U.S. War Department, Gettysburg National Park Commission, licensed battlefied guide records, 1915-1926. Gettysburg National Military Park
creatorOf United States. National Park Service. National Park Service, Gettysburg National Military Park licensed battlefield guide records, 1897-1999 (bulk 1922-1999). Gettysburg National Military Park
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Gettysburg National Military Park (Pa.)
Gettysburg National Military Park (Pa.)
Pennsylvania--Gettysburg
Pennsylvania--Gettysburg National Military Park
Pennsylvania--Gettysburg
Pennsylvania--Gettysburg
Pennsylvania--Gettysburg
Gettysburg National Military Park (Pa.)
Pennsylvania--Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg National Military Park (Pa.)
Gettysburg National Military Park (Pa.)
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Military parks--Photographs
Historical markers
Military parks
Military parks--Design and construction
Historical markers--Photographs
War memorials--Photographs
Historic preservation
Historic sites--Photographs
Tour guides (persons)
Traffic violation
War memorials
Roads--Design and construction
Battlefields
Real property
Military parks--Management
Tour guides (Persons)--Licenses
Storms
Battlefields--Photographs
Historic sites
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Active 1893

Active 1898

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