Jerry De Santo papers, 1914-2000.


De Santo, Jerry. Jerry De Santo papers, 1914-2000.

Jerry De Santo papers, 1914-2000.

The Jerry De Santo Papers consist of papers related to his professional career as a naturalist working as a park ranger for the National Park Service at Yellowstone and Glacier National parks. Materials contain personal and research subject files, slides and photographs, correspondence, publications, bibliographies, and maps of botanicals and outdoor life in Montana. Items include information about Glacier Park, Chief Mountain, Gravely Range, Olson Creek Drainage, Polebridge, Grinnell Glacier, Boulder Glacier, and Ice Cave. Materials also include subject files on backpacking trips, bears, birds, botany, history of Glacier Park, Yellowstone National Park, the Bitterroot, and research materials for De Santo's publications including Alpine Wildflowers of Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks (1989) and The Montana State Flower Bitterroot (1993).

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