Papers, 1902-1958.


Demaray, Arthur Edward, 1887-1958. Papers, 1902-1958.

Papers, 1902-1958.

The collection contains correspondence, (including a few letters from Harold Ickes), diaries, photographs, articles, awards, medals and pins all related to Demaray's career. In addition there is material relating to his various trips including brochures and other travel literature, postcards, scrapbooks, and photographs. Also included are personal and family memorabilia, articles by Elise Demaray Anderson, family photographs including ambrotypes and daguerreotypes and genealogical information on the Demaray, Demarest, Briggs, Shryock, and Fravel families. There is a large number of photographs including images of Yellowstone National Park, Great Smoky Mountains, Crater Lake National Park, Mammoth Cave National Park, Yosemite National Park, National Park Service officials, Civilian Conservation Corps camps, Harold Ickes, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Jack E. Haynes and family. Also included are Demaray's paintings, drawings, and sketch books, and some Plains Indian artifacts.

15.8 cubic ft. (29 boxes)

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