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Otis R. Marston papers, 1870-1978.

Author: Otis R Marston
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfilm : English
Database:WorldCat
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Professional and personal papers of Otis R. Marston and his collection of the materials on the history of Colorado River and Green River regions.

Included are log books from river expeditions, journals, diaries, extensive original correspondence as well as copies of material in other repositories, manuscripts, motion pictures, still images, research notes, and printed material.

While the principal focus is the history of river-running, the collection also touches, often in depth and with original materials, on the geology of the entire region, the history of mining, water issues, hydroelectric power development, recreational use and policy issues, the history of transportation, the ecology of various riverine ecosystems, exploration, the film industry and promotion of the West, and indigenous cultures.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Diaries
Journals
Letters (correspondence)
Logs (records)
Microfilms
Negatives
Personal papers
Photographs
Professional papers
Archives
Named Person: Otis R Marston
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Otis R Marston
OCLC Number: 122540555
Notes: Thousands of items from the Marston Papers have been digitized and are available on the Huntington Digital Library. Please click on that link in this record to view the images and film.
Description: Approx. 250,000 pieces. 432 boxes. 54 microfilm rolls. 251 volumes. 162 motion picture reels. 61 photo boxes.
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Abstract:

Professional and personal papers of Otis R. Marston and his collection of the materials on the history of Colorado River and Green River regions.

Included are log books from river expeditions, journals, diaries, extensive original correspondence as well as copies of material in other repositories, manuscripts, motion pictures, still images, research notes, and printed material.

While the principal focus is the history of river-running, the collection also touches, often in depth and with original materials, on the geology of the entire region, the history of mining, water issues, hydroelectric power development, recreational use and policy issues, the history of transportation, the ecology of various riverine ecosystems, exploration, the film industry and promotion of the West, and indigenous cultures.

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