David Pierson papers, 1929-1970.
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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...
David Pierson entered the National Park Service in 1931 as a buffalo herder at Yellowstone National Park assisting in the management of the park's buffalo herd. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1945. After his discharge in 1945 he was named Head Animal Keeper, in complete charge of the buffalo herd, the park's ranch operations, management of the horse and mule herd, and haying operations of the Lamar Unit. In 1955 he was promoted to Agricultural Aid, a position he held until retirement in...