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Devils Tower National Monument proclamation

Description:

By the authority of the Antiquities Act, President Roosevelt proclaims Devils Tower in Wyoming to be a national monument.

Resource Type: Proclamation

Subject: National monuments--Law and legislation; Wyoming--Devils Tower National Monument; Wyoming; Antiquities Act of 1906 (United States)

Date: 1906-09-24

Jewel Cave National Monument proclamation

Description:

By the authority of the Antiquities Act, President Roosevelt proclaims Jewel Cave in the Black Hills of South Dakota to be a national monument.

Resource Type: Proclamation

Subject: National monuments--Law and legislation; South Dakota--Jewel Cave National Monument; United States--Black Hills; South Dakota; Antiquities Act of 1906 (United States)

Date: 1908-02-07

Proclamation establishing Natural Bridges National Monument

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt creates Natural Bridges National Monument. Public interest "would be promoted by reserving these extraordinary examples of stream erosion." Roosevelt uses the Antiquities Act to create the national monument.

Resource Type: Proclamation

Subject: National monuments; Erosion; Utah--Natural Bridges National Monument; Utah--San Juan County; Utah--White Canyon; Antiquities Act of 1906 (United States)

Date: 1908-04-16

Verendrye National Monument: Proclamation No. 1380

Description:

President Wilson establishes Verendrye National Monument near North Dakota's Crowhigh Butte.

Resource Type: Proclamation

Subject: National monuments--Law and legislation; North Dakota--Verendrye National Monument

Date: 1917-06-29

An act creating the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and defining its purposes and powers

Description:

Legislation creating the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and laying out its powers and responsibilities. The purpose of the commission is to complete the carving of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial consisting of "heroic figures of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt."

Resource Type: Legislation

Subject: National monuments--Law and legislation; National monuments--Planning; Monuments--Design and construction; Presidents--Monuments; South Dakota--Mount Rushmore National Memorial; Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

Date: 1929-02-25

Contract between Mount Harney Memorial Association and Gutzon Borglum

Description:

Contract of Gutzon Borglum for his work at Mount Rushmore.

Resource Type: Legal document

Subject: Artists' contracts; Contracts for work and labor; Sculptors; Monuments--Design and construction; National monuments--Planning; South Dakota--Mount Rushmore National Memorial; Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission

Date: 1929-06-06

Invitation to the unveiling of George Washington portrait at Mount Rushmore

Description:

Invitation to the ceremonial unveiling of George Washington's "colossal portrait" at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Resource Type: Invitation

Subject: National monuments; Monuments--Design and construction; Fourth of July celebrations; South Dakota--Mount Rushmore National Memorial; United States--Black Hills; Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941

Date: 1930

Letter from Thomas Robins to Gutzon Borglum

Description:

Thomas Robins was delighted with Gutzon Borglum's dissatisfaction over Calvin Coolidge's inscription for the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. He suggests that Borglum meet with Andrew Fleming West, who has mastered "monumental English." Robins also praises Borglum's statue of John Campbell Greenway, which Robins feels was "worthy of the subject."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: National monuments--Planning; Monuments--Design and construction; Inscriptions, English; Statues; South Dakota--Mount Rushmore National Memorial; Greenway, John Campbell, 1872-1926; Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933; West, Andrew Fleming, 1853-1943

Date: 1930-11-20

Members of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission

Description:

List of Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission members, including members of the executive committee and the committee on design and publicity.

Resource Type: List

Subject: Committees--Administration; National monuments--Planning; Monuments--Design and construction; South Dakota--Mount Rushmore National Memorial; Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission; Hanna, Louis B. (Louis Benjamin), 1861-1948; Robinson, Doane, 1856-1946; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941; Boland, John A. (John Abram), 1884-1958; Day, Charles M.; Williamson, William; Williamson, Frederick E.; Thomas, A. K.; Sargent, Fred W. (Fred Wesley), 1876-1940; Norbeck, Peter, 1870-1936

Date: 1930-1935

Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission meeting of the commissioners

Description:

Minutes of a meeting of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission. A quorum was not present and the meeting was therefore informal. The auditor's report and the report of the chairman of the executive committee are included. Gutzon Borglum was in attendance and presented his annual report.

Resource Type: Minutes

Subject: National monuments--Planning; Monuments--Design and construction; Auditors' reports; South Dakota--Mount Rushmore National Memorial; South Dakota--Rapid City; Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941; Sargent, Fred W. (Fred Wesley), 1876-1940; Norbeck, Peter, 1870-1936

Date: 1933-11-24

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