George Bird Grinnell papers, 1915-1921.


Grinnell, George Bird, 1849-1938. George Bird Grinnell papers, 1915-1921.

George Bird Grinnell papers, 1915-1921.

Collection includes a copy of his unpublished manuscript (1915), entitled "Memoirs," discussing his early trips to the West from 1870 to 1881; correspondence between the Montana Historical Society and the National Park Service concerning the publication of the manuscript; and two letters (1921) to Dan Bowman discussing local history and Grinnell's travel plans.

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