portions Copyright © 2011 by the Museum Archive software project ·  All Rights reserved ·  E-Mail:
Home   |   By Name   |   By Keyword   |   By Category     
Chudnow Museum
Chudnow Museum
Story of the Grand Canyon of Arizona
  1. Details
  2. Images
  3. Conditions
  4. Events
  5. Provenance
  6. Notes


Object ID 003205

Object Name Story of the Grand Canyon of Arizona

Object Desc "A Popular Illustrated Account of Its Rocks and Origins." By N.H. Darton

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002889

Alternate ID

General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 20

Object Date 1922

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Arizona,Grand Canyon,geology,books,Fred Harvey,

Title Story of the Grand Canyon of Arizona

Sub-Title A Popular Illustrated Account of its Rocks and Ori


Edition Fifth, 1922

Description / Abstract "A popular Illustrated Account of its Rocks and Origins" Explains to formation of the Grand Canyon, its climate, and geological features. Includeds many images and charts.

Physical Description A navy blue booklet with silver and black text and lining. Says the title and sub title on the cover, with N.H. Darton Geologist U.S. Geological Survey.

Author Nelson Horatio Darton (1865-1948)

Author Details A noted geologist of the late 19th century and early 20th century. An expert in geological photography, map making, and hydrogeology. He wrote over 200 publications and gave many lectures at the Geological Society of Washington D.C. after his retirement.




Language English

Publisher Fred Harvey Company

Publisher Details All is known is that the company was located in Kansas City, Missouri and published similar books for different landmarks. Could possibly be Fred Harvey of the famous Harvey House restaurants, since he published postcards as well.

Spine / Label


(click for full image)

Image Caption CMY2889



Date APR 10,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The cover is bent at the bottom edge, and the corners. There is also so brown discoloration on the cover. The pages are tight and in mint condition.


Date APR 18,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 20 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin