Karl C. Allan papers, 1892-1979.

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Allan, Karl C., 1886-1978. Karl C. Allan papers, 1892-1979.

Karl C. Allan papers, 1892-1979.

Collection contains correspondence (much of it connected with the U.S. Forest Service), biographical information, government documents and other printed material mainly regarding the Jackson Hole and Yellowstone areas of Wyoming, manuscripts, notebooks, and maps. A large portion of the collection is photographs of the Allan family and many other Jackson Hole residents and visitors, work and life of park rangers, wildlife, and scenery in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, as well as Targhee National Forest, Wyoming.

5.83 cubic ft. (16 boxes)

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United States. National Park Service

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Leigh, Richard, -1899

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