Charles Browne Mount Rainier park ranger photographs and other material, 1929-1967 (bulk 1929-1931).

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Browne, Charles, 1896-1982. Charles Browne Mount Rainier park ranger photographs and other material, 1929-1967 (bulk 1929-1931).

Charles Browne Mount Rainier park ranger photographs and other material, 1929-1967 (bulk 1929-1931).

Photographs, writings, correspondence, and clippings related to Charles Browne's work as a park ranger, mostly at Mount Rainier National Park, and also at Olympic National Park. Photographs include images of Browne alone and with other park rangers, tourist groups, and others; of search and rescue parties; and of the Greathouse rescue operation in 1929. Writings include a handwritten autobiographical essay and short poems by Browne. Correspondence is related to Browne's role in the Greathouse party rescue and recovery operation in 1929, including a letter from National Park Service Superintendent O.A. Tomlinson notifying him of receipt of a special citation from the U.S. Dept. of the Interior, the first of its kind ever issued. Most of the clippings document search and rescue operations, particularly the 1929 Greathouse search and the 1931 search for climber Robert Zinn.

1 box, including 81 photographs (0.21 cubic ft.)

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