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Act Establishing Yellowstone National Park: Primary Documents in American History

Digital Collections

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of primary source materials associated with the creation of Yellowstone National Park, including manuscripts, newspaper articles, government documents, and maps. Provided below is a link to the home page for each relevant digital collection along with selected highlights.

The Evolution of the Conservation Movement

Selected highlights from this collection:

Congressional Publications

Selected highlights from this collection:

Historic Newspapers

Selected highlights from this collection:

In addition, the Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room has created a series of topics guides to the newspapers included in Chronicling America, including a guide on the Yellowstone National Park.


Today in History