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Letter From W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden

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Letter from W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden written on Bass Camps and Trails stationary. Bass urges Hayden to consider the implications to his farming and mining rights if the bill is passed.

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1918-10-07

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Letter From W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden

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Letter from W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden stating his vehement opposition to the National Park bill. Bass's concerns include a monopoly by the Santa Fe Railway and a clash between the Native Americans and the Department of the Interior.

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1917-02-12

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Letter From Joseph J. Cotter, U.S. National Park Service, to Representative Hayden

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Letter from Joseph J. Cotter to Carl Hayden detailing the approximate amount of patented land within the proposed borders of the national park. Thomas J. Croaff is mentioned in his belief that he owns half the land in the proposed

Letter from Joseph J. Cotter to Carl Hayden detailing the approximate amount of patented land within the proposed borders of the national park. Thomas J. Croaff is mentioned in his belief that he owns half the land in the proposed area; however, Joseph J. Cotter disputes this claim. Ralph Cameron's mining interests in the park are also mentioned. Circa 1917.

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The Grand Canyon Appropriation

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Article against the establishment of the Grand Canyon as a National Park citing the inability of the public to utilize the lands and the inefficiency of the government to properly care for the Canyon. Circa 1921-1924.

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Typescript Bill H.R. 20819 for the Construction of Roads and Other Permanent Improvements

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Typescript draft of Bill H.R. 20819 to provide for the construction of roads and other permanent improvements at or near the Grand Canyon. The sum of $110,000 dollars is to be appropriated for the project under the direction of the Secretary of Agriculture.

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1910-02-14

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Letter From Ralph H. Cameron to Carl Hayden

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Letter from Ralph H. Cameron to Carl Hayden thanking him for forwarding Senate Bill No. 390 with the report of March 31st, 1918, and expressing interest in their upcoming meeting in Washington.

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1918-03-25

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Letter From Ralph H. Cameron to Carl Hayden

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Letter from Ralph H. Cameron to Carl Hayden requesting a delay on the introduction of the Grand Canyon bill until he can meet with himself and Senator Ashurst in Washington.

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1917-12-08

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Letter From Carl Hayden to Ralph H. Cameron

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Letter from Carl Hayden to Ralph H. Cameron responding favorably to a request to meet in regards to the bill granting National Park status to the Grand Canyon.

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1917-12-07

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Letter From Stephen T. Mather to Carl Hayden

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Letter from Stephen T. Mather to Carl T. Hayden thanking Hayden for his advice about visiting Arizona.

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1924-04-21

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Memorandum From A. E. Demaray to E. C. Finney

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Four letters of correspondence about the purchase of Bright Angel Trail between A. E. Demaray, Acting Director of the Grand Canyon National Park; E. C. Finney, Department of the Interior First Assistant Secretary; Carl T. Hayden, Representative (AZ); and Stephen T. Mather, Director of the National Park Service.

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1924-07-18