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Crater Lake National Park: Administrative History by Harlan D. Unrau and Stephen Mark, 1987

 

Table of Contents

Complete Report (HTML)

Volume I of II

Preface

Introduction--Description of the Park

A. Geographic Location of Park

B. Purpose of Park

C. Significance of Park

D. Primary Resources of Park

PART I: History of Crater Lake Until Its Designation as a National Park

Chapter One--Discovery and Exploration of Crater Lake: 1853-1885

A. Discovery of Crater Lake by John W. Hillman: 1853

B. Subsequent Visits to Crater Lake: 1862-Early 1870s

C. First Crater Lake Photographs: 1874

D. Visits to Crater Lake: 1874-1883

E. Scientific Studies Commence: 1883

Chapter Two--Early Efforts to Establish Crater Lake National Park: 1885-1893

Chapter Three--Crater Lake Administered by the General Land Office As Part of the Cascade Range Forest Reserve: 1893-1902

A. Emergence of a National Conservation Ethic

B. Establishment of Federal Forest Reserves

C. Establishment of Cascade Range Forest Reserve

D. Administration of National Forest Reserves Under Forest Management Act, 1897

E. Crater Lake and the Cascade Range Forest Reserve: 1894-1902

Chapter Four--Establishment of Crater Lake National Park: 1902

A. Legislative Bills: 1898-1900

B. Legislative History of Park Establishing Act: 1901-1902

 

PART II: Management and Administration of Crater Lake National Park Under the Office of the Secretary of the Interior: 1902-1916

 

Introduction

Chapter Five--General Administrative Consideration for Crater Lake National Park: 1902-1916

A. Superintendents of Crater Lake National Park: 1902-1916

B. Rules and Regulations for Crater Lake National Park: 1902-1916

C. Land Issues in Crater Lake National Park: 1902-1916

D. Appropriations for Crater Lake National Park: 1902-1916

Chapter Six--Administration of Crater Lake National Park Under Superintendent William F. Arant: 1902-1913

Chapter Seven--Controversy Involving the Replacement of William F. Arant With William G. Steel as Superintendent of Crater Lake National Park: 1912-1913

Chapter Eight--Administration of Crater Lake National Park Under Superintendent William G. Steel: 1913-1916

PART III: Management and Administration of Crater Lake National Park Under the National Park Service: 1916-Present

Introduction

Chapter Nine--Legislation Relating to Crater Lake National Park: 1916-Present

A. Legislative Acts

1. An Act Providing for Acceptance by Federal Government of Exclusive Jurisdiction over Park Lands and Establishment of Resident U.S. Commissioner Position (39 Stat. 521--August 21, 1916)

2. An Act Making Appropriations for Sundry Civil Expenses of the Government for the Fiscal Year Ending 1918, and for Other Purposes (40 Stat. 152-- 1917)

3. An Act Accepting Certain Tracts of Land in The City of Medford, Jackson County, Oregon (43 Stat. 606--June 7, 1924)

4. An Act to Add Certain Land to the Crater Lake National Park in the State of Oregon, and for Other Purposes (47 Stat. 155--May 14, 1932)

5. An Act to Authorize the Acquisition of Additional Land in the City of Medford, Oregon, for Use in Connection with the Administration of the Crater Lake National Park (47 Stat. 156--May 14, 1932)

6. An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Accept the Cession by the State of Oregon of Exclusive Jurisdiction Over the Lands Embraced within the Crater Lake National Park, and for Other Purposes (49 Stat. 422--June 25, 1935)

7. An Act to Provide for the Resolution of Mining Activity Within, and to Repeal the Application of Mining Laws to Areas of the National Park System, and for Other Purposes (90 Stat. 1342--September 28, 1976)

8. An Act to Revise the Boundary of Crater Lake National Park in the State of Oregon, and for Other Purposes (94 Stat. 3255--December 19, 1980)

9. An Act to Correct the Boundary of Crater Lake National Park in the State of Oregon, and For Other Purposes (96 Stat. 709--September 15, 1982)

B. Wilderness Designation Proposals

C. Acquisition of Major Park Inholdings

1. Yawkey Tract

2. Gladstone Land and Timber Company Tract

D. Unsuccessful Efforts to Expand Park Boundaries

Chapter Ten--Administration of Crater Lake National Park: 1916-Present

A. Superintendents of Crater Lake National Park

B. Rules and Regulations for Crater Lake National Park

C. Function of U.S. Commissioner

D. Administration of the Park

Volume II of II

Chapter Eleven--Ranger Activities in Crater Lake National Park: 1916-Present

Chapter Twelve--Resource Management in Crater Lake National Park: 1916-Present

A. Resource Management: 1916-1929

B. Resource Management: 1930-1942

C. Resource Management: 1940s

D. Resource Management: 1950s-1960s

E. Resource Management: 1970s-1980s

Chapter Thirteen--Construction, Development, Planning in Crater Lake: 1916-Present

Chapter Fourteen--Maintenance Activities in Crater Lake National Park: 1916-Present

Chapter Fifteen--Visitation and Concessions Operations in Crater Lake: 1916-Present

Chapter Sixteen--Interpretation in Crater Lake NP: 1916-Present

Addenda

Chapter Seventeen--Planning and Development at Rim Village: 1886-Present

Acknowledgments

A. Site Development: 1886-1913

B. The First Rim Village: 1914-1926

C. Rim Village Remade: 1927-1941

D. Post War Planning: 1942-1956

E. The Mission 66 Era: 1957-1967

F. Planning for a new Rim Village: 1968-1977

G. False Starts and Potential Resolution: 1978-1988

H. Implementing the Plan: 1988-1989

Epilogue

Bibliography

End Notes

Appendices

 

 

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