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National Parks

  • Brown, Lloyd A. The Story of Maps. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1949.
  • Butcher, Devereux. Our National Parks in Color. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1969.
  • Conservation Foundation. National Parks for the Future. Washington, D.C.: Conservation Foundation, 1972.
  • Jensen, Paul. National Parks: A Guide to the National Parks and Monuments of the United States. New York: Golden Press, 1964.
  • Johnson, Jenny Marie, ed. Exploration and Mapping of the National Parks. American Library Association, Map and Geography Round Table, Ocassional Paper no. 4. Winnetka, ILL.: Speculum Orbis Press, 1994.
  • Kaufman, Polly Welts. National Parks and the Woman's Voice: A History. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996.
  • Matthews, William H. III A Guide to the National Parks: Their Landscape and Geology. New York: Natural History Press, 1973.
  • Melbo, Irving Robert. Our Country's National Parks. 2 vols. New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1973.
  • Muir, John. Our National Parks. New York: AMS Press, 1970.
  • National Geographic Book Service. America's Wonderlands: The Scenic National Parks and Monuments of the United States. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1959.
  • The Nature Conservancy. Preserving Our Natural Heritage. Vol. 1: Federal Activities. Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 1977.
  • Ristow, Walter W. American Maps and Mapmakers: Commercial Cartography in the Nineteenth Century. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1985.
  • Schwartz, Seymour I., and Ralph E. Ehrenberg. The Mapping of America. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1980.
  • Sellars, Richard West. Preserving Nature in the National Parks: A History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997.
  • Sellers, John R., and Patricia Molen Van Ee, comp., Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies , 1750-1789: A Guide to the Collections in the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1981.
  • Shankland, Robert. Steve Mather of the National Parks. 3rd ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970.
  • Thompson, Morris M. Maps for America: Cartographic Products of the U.S. Geographical Survey and Others. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Geological Survey, 1987.
  • Tilden, Freeman. The National Parks. Rev. ed.New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968.

  • Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of America. London: Holland Press, 1980.
  • Udall, Stewart L. The National Parks of America. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1972.

Acadia National Park

  • Abrell, Diana F. A Pocket Guide to the Carriage Roads of Acadia National Park: for Hikers, Bikers, Joggers & Cross-country Skiers. Camden, Me.: Down East Books, 1995.
  • Brown, Lenard E. Acadia National Park, Maine: History Basic Data. Washington, D.C.: Office of History and Historic Architecture, Eastern Service Center, National Park Service, February 1971.
  • _____. Acadia National Park, Maine: Significance of St. Sauveur Mission, Established 1613, Mount Desert Island. Washington, D.C.: Office of History and Historic Architecture, Eastern Service Center, National Park Service, November 1970.
  • Butcher, Russell D. Fieldguide to Acadia National Park (Maine). New York: Reader's Digest Press, 1977.
  • _____. Maine Paradise: Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park. New York: Viking Press, 1975.
  • Chaplin, J. Power. The Native Rock: The Geology of Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island Maine, with Field Guide and Atlantis Comparison. Bar Harbor, Me.: Geoguide Publishing, 1996.
  • Collier, Sargent F. Mt. Desert Island and Acadia National Park: An Informal History. Rev. and ed. G.W. Helfrich. Camden, Me.: Down East Magazine, 1978.
  • Daley, John, and Susan Daley. Acadia National Park Motorists Guide: Loop Road, Ocean Drive. N. p., 1977.
  • D'Amato, Albert C. Maine Itineraries: Discovering Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island: 12 Places to Begin. Winthrop, Mass.: Professional Editorial Service, 1988.
  • Dorr, George B. Acadia National Park: Its Growth and Development. Bangor, Me.: Burr Printing Co., 1948.
  • _____. Acadia National Park: Its Origin and Background. Bangor, Me.: Burr Printing Co., 1942.
  • Elfring, Chris. AMC Guide to Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park. Boston: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1993.
  • Federal Writers Project. Maine: A Guide "Down East." Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1937.
  • Gilman, Richard A. The Geology of Mount Desert Island: A Visitor's Guide to the Geology of Acadia National Park. [Augusta, Me.]: Maine Geological Survey, Department of Conservation, 1988.
  • Gillmore, Robert. Great Walks of Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island. Goffstown, N.H.: Great Walks, 1994.
  • Hale, Richard Walden,Jr. The Story of Bar Harbor: An Informal History Recording One Hundred and Fifty Years in the Life of a Community. New York: Ives Washburn, 1949.
  • Heidenreich, C.E. Explorations and Mapping of Samuel de Champlain, 1603-1632. Cartographia, Monograph no. 17. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1976.
  • Hill, Ruth Ann. Discovering Old Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park: An Unconventional History and Guide. Camden, Me.: Down East Books, 1996.
  • Kandoian, Nancy A. "'Supreme and Distinctive' on the East Coast: The Mapping of Acadia National Park." In Exploration and Mapping of the National Parks, ed. Jenny Marie Johnson. American Library Association Map and Geography Round Table, Occasional Paper no. 4. Winnetka, Ill.: Speculum Orbis Press, 1994.
  • Morison, Samuel Eliot. The Story of Mount Desert Island, Maine. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1960.
  • Radlauer, Ruth. Acadia National Park. Chicago: Childrens Press, 1978.
  • Rieley, William D., and Roxanne S. Brouse. Historic Resource Study for the Carriage Road System, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, Maine. 2 vols. Charlottesville: Rieley & Associates, Landscape Architects, 1989.
  • Ristow, Walter W. and R.A. Skelton, comps. Nautical Charts on Vellum in the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: The Library of Congress, 1977.
  • Sharpe, Grant William. A Guide to Acadia National Park and the Nearby Coast of Maine. New York: Golden Press, 1968.
  • Somes-Sanderson, Virginia. The Living Past: Being the Story of Somesville, Mount Desert, Maine and its Relationships with Other Areas of the Island. Mount Desert, Me.: Beech Hill Publishing, 1982.

Grand Canyon National Park

  • Anderson, Michael F. North and South Bass Trails: Historical Research Study. Grand Canyon, Ariz: National Park Service, 1991.
  • Barnes, William C. Arizona Place Names. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1960.
  • Bartlett, Richard A. Great Surveys of the American West. Norman Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 1962.
  • Burrus, Ernest J. Kino and the Cartography of Northwestern New Spain. Tucson: Arizona Pioneers' Historical Society, 1965.
  • Goodwin, Cardinal. The Trans-Mississippi West (1803-1853): A History of its Acquisition and Settlement. New York: Russell & Russell, 1967.
  • Hughes, J. Donald. In the House of Stone and Light: A Human History of the Grand Canyon. N.p.:Grand Canyon Natural History Association, 1978.
  • Mundy, Barbara E. The Mapping of New Spain: Indigenous Cartography and the Maps of the Relaciones Geograficas. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.
  • Radlauer, Ruth. Grand Canyon National Park. Chicago: Children's Press, 1977.
  • Reinhartz, Dennis, and Charles C. Colley, eds. The Mapping of the American Southwest. College Station, Tex.: Texas A & M University Press, 1987.
  • Ristow, Walter W. American Maps and Mapmakers: Commercial Cartography in the Nineteenth Century. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1985.
  • Seavey, Charles A. " ... the most sublime of all earthly spectacles.' Exploration and Mapping of the Grand Canyon." In Exploration and Mapping of the National Parks, edited by Jenny Marie Johnson.pp. 148-181. American Library Association, Map and Geography Round Table, Occasional Paper no.4. Winnetka, Il.: Speculum Orbis Press, 1994.
  • Seavey, Charles A. Mapping the Transmississippi West, 1540-1861: An Index to the Cartobibliography. American Library Association, Map and Geography Round Table, Occasional Paper no.3. Winnetka, Il.: Speculum Orbis Press, 1992.
  • Schmidt, Jeremy. A Natural History Guide: Grand Canyon National Park. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1993.
  • Schwartz, Seymour I., and Ralph E. Ehrenberg. The Mapping of America. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1980.
  • Spamer, Earle E. Bibliography of the Grand Canyon and the Lower Colorado River ,1540-1980. Grand Canyon, Ariz.: Grand Canyon Natural History Association, 1981.
  • Sutphen, Debra L. Sinews of Dirt and Stone: Grand Canyon's Backcountry Trails System, an Historic Summary. Grand Canyon, Ariz.: National Park Serivce, 1992.
  • Thompson, Morris M. Maps for America: Cartographic Products of the U.S. Geological Survey and Others. [Reston, VA.]: U.S. Geological Survey, 1929.
  • Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of America. London: Holland Press, 1980.
  • Vance, James E. The North American Railroad: Its Origin, Evolution, and Geography. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
  • Wachholtz, Florence, comp. Arizona, the Grand Canyon State: A History of Arizona. Westminster, Colo: Western States Historical Publishers, 1975.
  • Wells, Alex. Grand Canyon National Park. New York: Macmillan USA, 1998.
  • Wheat, Carl I. Mapping the Transmississippi West , 1540-1861. 5 vols. in 6. San Francisco: Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957-1963.
  • Yandell, Michael D., and John F. Hoffman. National Parkways, A Photographic and Comprehensive Guide to Grand Canyon. Casper, Wy.: World-Wide Research and Publishing Co., National Parks Division, 1977.
  • U.S. Department of the Interior. Report of the Director of the National Park Service to the Secretary of the Interior for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 1919. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1919.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  • Albright, Rodney, and Priscilla Albright. Hiking Great Smoky Mountains. Rev. and ed. Doris Gove.
  • 4th ed. Old Saybrook, Conn.: Globe Pequot Press, 1999.
  • Alderson, William T., and Robert M. McBride, eds. Landmarks of Tennessee History. Nashville: Tennessee Historical Society, Tennessee Historical Commission, 1965.
  • Andrews, James, and Kenneth Wise. The Best Overnight Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1997.
  • Callahan, North. Smoky Mountain Country. Ed. Erskine Caldwell. Sevierville, Tenn.: Smoky Mountain Historical Society, 1988.
  • Camuto, Christopher. Another Country: Journeying toward the Cherokee Mountains. New York: Henry Holt, 1997.
  • Costner, Ella V. Song of Life in the Smokies: Stories of Mine Own People and Sketches of Life as It Was Lived in the Mountains Before the Park Took Over. Maryville, Tenn.: M.R. Mangrum, 1971.
  • Cumming, William P. The Southeast in Early Maps. Rev. and enlarged Louis De Vorsey Jr. 3rd. ed. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
  • Defoe, Don, Beth Giddens, and Steve Kemp, eds. Hiking Trails of the Smokies. Gatlinburg, Tenn.: Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association, 1994.
  • DeLaughter, Jerry. Mountain Roads & Quiet Places: A Complete Guide to the Roads of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Gatlinburg, Tenn.: Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association, 1986.
  • Dykeman, Wilma, and Jim Stokely. Highland Homeland: The People of the Great Smokies. Washington: Division of Publications, National Park Service, Department of the Interior, 1978.
  • Folmsbee, Stanley J, Robert E. Corlew, and Enoch L. Mitchell. Tennessee: A Short History. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1969.
  • Frome, Michael. Strangers in High Places: The Story of the Great Smoky Mountains. Expanded ed. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1989.
  • Gentry, Gavin, and Mary Jane Gentry. Great Destinations in the Smokies. Memphis: G and M.J. Gentry, 1995.
  • Houk, Rose. Exploring the Smokies: Things to See and Do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Gatlinburg, Tenn.: Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association, 1989.
  • ----- Great Smoky Mountains National Park. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1993.
  • Johnsson, Robert G. A Naturalist's Notebook: Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Gatlinburg, Tenn.: Great Smoky Mountains History Association, 1984.
  • Kagan, Hilde Heun, ed. The American Heritage Pictorial Atlas of United States History. New York: American Heritage Publishing Co., 1966.
  • Lefler, Hugh Talmage, and Albert Ray Newsome. The History of a Southern State: North Carolina. Rev. ed. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1963.
  • Manning, Russ, and Sondra Jamieson. The Best of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park: A Hiker's Guide to Trails and Attractions. Norris, Tenn.: Mountain Laurel Place, 1991.
  • Merrens, Harry Roy. Colonial North Carolina in the Eighteenth Century: A Study in Historical Geography. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1964.
  • Molloy, Johnny. Trail by Trail: Backpacking in the Smoky Mountains. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1996.
  • North Carolina, Writers' Program. How They Began: The Story of North Carolina County, Town and Other Place Names. New York: Harian Publications, 1941.
  • North, Gary W. "Mapping the Great Smoky Mountains National Park." Reston, Va: U.S. Geological Survey, n.d.. Photocopy.
  • Porter, Eliot. Appalachian Wilderness: The Great Smoky Mountains. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1970.
  • U.S. National Park ServiceDivision of Publications. At Home in the Smokies: A History Handbook for Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina and Tennessee. Washington: U.S. Department of the Interior, 1984.
  • Williams, Gregory W. and Allen S. Johnson. Tar Heel Maps: Colony and State, 1590-1995. Rocky Mount: North Carolina Wesleyan College Press, 1996.
  • Wise, Kenneth and James Andrews. The Best Short Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1997.
  • Wolff, Hans, ed. America: Early Maps of the New World. Munich: Prestel, 1992.
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