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MS 545 - Shoshone Forest Map and Letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 545

Scope and Contents

The collection includes two letters between the forest supervisor of Shoshone National Forest and the acting superintendent of Yellowstone National Park. These letters outline how the possesion of the map came to Yellowstone National Park. The collection also includes the map of Shoshone National Forest.


  • Created: 1930-1930
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1930
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/12/2016


Conditions Governing Access

McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.  Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.

Biographical or Historical Information

The map is of Shoshone National Forest in 1927, with the trapping allotments designations drawn over it which was done in 1930. This collection shows what the Shoshone National Forest looked like during 1927 and what the trapping designations looked like in 1930. This also shows who had trapping allotments during 1930.

Note written by Annie Stratton


2.00 folders

Language of Materials



This collection includes letters and a map of the Shoshone National Forest. The map of Shoshone National Forest is from 1927 with trapping allotments designations drawn over in red pencil, done in 1930. This map shows who held trapping allotments during 1930 in the Shoshone National Forest, which gives an intresting glimpse into what that aspect of the park looked like.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged with the map in an oversize folder and the letters in a normal, letter size folder. The letters are in original order which is chronological with the newest on top.

Source of Acquisition

United States Department of the Interior, Yellowstone National Park

Method of Acquisition

This collection was a donation from the United States Department of the Interior, Yellowstone National Park.

Annie Stratton
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Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the McCracken Research Library Repository

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