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The Folsom-Cook exploration of the upper Yellowstone in the year 1869 ... With a preface by David E. Folsom

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Published by [H.L. Collins co., printers] in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cook, Charles W., -- 1839-1927,
  • Peterson, William, -- 1834-1939,
  • Yellowstone National Park -- Discovery and exploration

Book details:

Edition Notes

Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1975. -- 1 reel ; 35 mm. -- (Western Americana : frontier history of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900 ; reel 194, no. 2002)

Statementby Nathaniel P. Langford.
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 194, no. 2002.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18088959M

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  The Folsom-cook Exploration Of The Upper Yellowstone In The Year [Folsom, David E., Nathaniel Pitt Langford] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Folsom-cook Exploration Of The Upper Yellowstone In The Year Author: David E. Folsom. In Nathaniel P. Langford republished this article under the title "The Folsom-Cook Exploration of the Upper Yellowstone in the year , by David E. Folsom." Every reference to the article, except the signature in the Western Monthly, speaks of it as having been written by Folsom, and Director Albright informs me that Mr. Cook told him. Get this from a library! The Folsom-Cook exploration of the upper Yellowstone in the year With a preface. [David E Folsom]. The Folsom Party () Fifty-three years later Cook recalled that start, and the attitude with which friends viewed their venture, quoting thus from his diary: The long-talked-of expedition to the Yellowstone is off at last but shorn of the prestige attached to the names of a score of the brightest luminaries in the social firmament of Montana.

  This heavily illustrated book is an account of a German Arctic expedition, published in by its commander Karl Koldewey () and in this English translation in The states of northern Germany had a long tradition of trade and exploration in northern : Karl Koldewey. The Cook–Folsom–Peterson Expedition of was the first organized expedition to explore the region that became Yellowstone National privately financed expedition was carried out by David E. Folsom, Charles W. Cook and William Peterson of Diamond City, Montana, a gold camp in the Confederate Gulch area of the Big Belt Mountains east of Helena, Montana. Historians generally credit the Folsom-Cook-Peterson expedition as the first serious effort to explore and document the wonders of the upper Yellowstone. Trappers and prospectors had been telling stories for decades about fountains of boiling water, canyons a thousand feet deep, and mountains of glass. At first people discounted such reports as tall tales, but by the late s, it became. Folsom, David E. "Folsom-Cook Exploration of the Upper Yellowstone in the Year ," Contributions, Montana Historical Society, V (), Freeman, L. R. "Protect the Game in Yellowstone Park," Forest and Stream, XV (Dec. ),

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of David Folsom books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. When President Ulysses S. Grant created Yellowstone National Park with the signing of the Act of Dedication, March 1, , it was the result of three major expeditions into the region, expeditions that brought the wonders of Yellowstone into public view. Prior to , the Yellowstone region—its rivers, waterfalls, lakes, mountains, valleys and geothermal features were essentially part of. Full text of "The Folsom-Cook-Peterson Expedition of " See other formats t lU ™tl The Folsom-Conk-Peterson Ex pedition of ifl*o This journey by three men ("two yankee quakers and a dane") is considered by ma ny to have been the first attempt at organized exploration of the area that is now Yellowstone Park. The Folsom-Cook Exploration of the Upper Yellowstone in the Year av David E Folsom, Nathaniel Pitt Langford Inbunden, Engelska,