Maynard B. Barrows papers, 1906-1985.


Barrows, Maynard B. Maynard B. Barrows papers, 1906-1985.

Maynard B. Barrows papers, 1906-1985.

Collection contains materials relating to Maynard Barrows's career with the National Park Service, including diaries, newspaper clippings, printed material, correspondence, reports, and photographs. His time at Yellowstone is best documented, although the collection also contains some files related to his work in Grand Teton National Park, Dinosaur National Monument, and Rocky Mountain National Park. Also present are subject files containing topics related to the National Park Service and his consulting work with for the Jefferson County Planning Department (Colorado). Personal files and biographical information are also present, including scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, and a transcript of an interview with Barrows regarding his career with the National Park Service.

12.05 cubic ft. (18 boxes)

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United States. National Park Service (corporateBody)

U.S. National Park Service has managed the Morristown National Historical Park since 1933. From the description of Morristown National Historical Park resource management records, 1933-1994 (bulk 1938-1970). (Morristown National History Park). WorldCat record id: 71014733 The National Park Service is the U.S. federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. It was created...

Barrows, Maynard B. (person)

Maynard Bainter Barrows was born in Denver, Colorado on July 17, 1906. He attended Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) from 1926-1929 where he majored in Forestry. In 1928, he became a temporary park ranger in Rocky Mountain National Park, and was transferred to Yellowstone National Park in 1930. From 1938-1943 he was Assistant Chief Ranger of Yellowstone, and was Chief Park Ranger from 1943-1947. In 1947, he became regional forester for the Midwest office of the Nation...