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Whittlesey, Lee H. 1950-

Overview
Works: 33 works in 74 publications in 2 languages and 5,239 library holdings
Genres: History  Anecdotes  Pictorial works  Folklore  Biography  Case studies  Guidebooks  Biography‡vPictorial works  Sources  Art 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: F722, 978.752
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Most widely held works about Lee H Whittlesey
 
Most widely held works by Lee H Whittlesey
Death in Yellowstone : accidents and foolhardiness in the first national park by Lee H Whittlesey( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yellowstone National Park has a long history of deaths by everything from earthquakes to bear attacks, poison gas, and lightning. Since 1870 there have been 300 deaths, all brought together in this fascinating book by a long-time chronicler of Yellowstone's history
Myth and history in the creation of Yellowstone National Park by Paul Schullery( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Does a beloved institution need its own myths to survive? Can conservationists avoid turning their heroes into legends? Should they try? Yellowstone National Park, a global icon of conservation and national beauty, was born at the most improbable of times: the American Gilded Age, when altruism seemed extinct and society's vision seemed focused on only greed and growth. Perhaps that is why the park's "creation myth" portrayed a few saintlike pioneer conservationists laboring to set aside this unique wilderness against all odds. In fact, the establishment of Yellowstone was the result of complex social, scientific, economic, and aesthetic forces. its creators were not saints but mortal humans with the full range of ideals and impulses known to the species. Authors Paul Schullery and Lee Whittlesey, both longtime students of Yellowstone's complex history, present the first full account of how the fairy tale origins of the park found universal public acceptance, and the long, painful process by which the myth was reconsidered and replaced with a more realistic and ultimately more satisfying story."--BOOK JACKET
A Yellowstone album : a photographic celebration of the first national park( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yellowstone place names by Lee H Whittlesey( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storytelling in Yellowstone : horse and buggy tour guides by Lee H Whittlesey( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ho! for wonderland : travelers' accounts of Yellowstone, 1872-1914( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The guide to Yellowstone waterfalls and their discovery by Paul Rubinstein( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in the Yellowstone : Truman Everts's thirty-seven days of peril by Truman Everts( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In September 1870, Truman Everts was separated from one of the first exploratory parties in what is now Yellowstone National Park. With little food, equipment, or cold-weather clothing Everts spent more than a month wandering the wilderness before two mountaineers found him alive: frostbitten, scalded, and delirious. Nobody else has been lost so long in Yellowstone and survived." "This is one of the West's most fantastic dramas, high adventure in every sense of the word." "Lost in the Yellowstone contains Truman Everts's original high-adventure chronicle of hardship and survival, newly augmented with biographical and background information."--Jacket
Yellowstone National Park by Lee H Whittlesey( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in the Yellowstone : "Thirty-seven days of peril" and a handwritten account of being lost by Truman Everts( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The incredible true adventure of the only person known to have survived so long while lost in Yellowstone wilderness. When Truman Evert visited the Yellowstone area in 1870, the Yellowstone belonged to myth. Scattered reports of a mostly unexplored wilderness filled with natural wonders caught the public's--and Evert's--attention. Although fifty-four, nearsighted, and an inexperienced woodsman, he joined the expedition determined to map and investigate the mysterious Yellowstone. Separated from his party, and then abandoned by his horse, Evert embarked on one of the most grueling survival adventures recorded on the American frontier. For thirty-seven days he wandered Yellowstone alone, injured, and without food save that which he could scrape from an unfriendly land. Truman Evert's story manifests the qualities we associate with the great explorers: endurance, determination, inventiveness, and courage in the face of unendurable hardship. Lost in the Yellowstone is an inspiration, and a testament to one man's will to survive"--
Through early Yellowstone : adventuring by bicycle, covered wagon, foot, horseback, and skis( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of entertaining accounts of travel through Yellowstone from 1871, before it was a tourist destination, until 1916, when autos were allowed into the park. The adventurers include an intrepid mother who posted the sign "Park or Bust" on her family's covered wagon, a strong cyclist and hikers who traversed the whole park for fun, and an expert guide on skis. These travelers experience the geysers without boardwalks, bushwhack trails before maps, handle horses, and encounter bears. Featuring a color gallery of 26 watercolor paintings from 1884 by Thomas Henry Thomas, shown for the first time outside Wales
Lost in the Yellowstone : Truman Everts's thirty-seven days of peril by Truman Everts( )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 1870, Truman Everts was separated from one of the first exploratory parties in what is now Yellowstone National Park. With little food, equipment, or cold-weather clothing, Everts spent more than a month wandering the wilderness before two mountaineers found him alive: frostbitten, scalded, and delirious. Nobody else has been lost so long in Yellowstone and survived. This is one of the West's most fantastic dramas, high adventure in every sense of the word. Lost in the Yellowstone contains Truman Everts's original high-adventure chronicle of hardship and survival, newly augmented with biographical and background information
Fort Yellowstone by Elizabeth A Watry( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On August 17, 1886, Capt. Moses Harris and the troops of Company M rode into Yellowstone to take over guardianship of America's first national park. Receiving orders thereupon that the company was staying indefinitely, Captain Harris ordered the construction of Camp Sheridan. Seeing no end in sight for this "temporary" duty, the US War Department established Fort Yellowstone in 1891. For 32 years, ceremonial splendor of the US Army filled this era of Yellowstone with booming cannons at sunrise and sunset, crackling rifle-range practices, flashing saber drills, exacting military maneuvers, and dashing dress parades led by the regimental band. With the creation of the National Park Service in 1916, the Army began a two-year administrative transition and formally abandoned Fort Yellowstone in October 1918
Death in Yellowstone : accidents and foolhardiness in the first national park by Lee H Whittlesey( )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chilling tome that launched an entire genre of books about the often gruesome but always tragic ways people have died in our national parks, this updated edition of the classic includes calamities in Yellowstone from the past sixteen years, including the infamous grizzly bear attacks in the summer of 2011 as well as a fatal hot springs accident in 2000. In these accounts, written with sensitivity as cautionary tales about what to do and what not to do in one of our wildest national parks, Lee H. Whittlesey recounts deaths ranging from tragedy to folly-from being caught in a freak avalanche to the goring of a photographer who just got a little too close to a bison. Armchair travelers and park visitors alike will be fascinated by this important book detailing the dangers awaiting in our first national park
El Parque Nacional de Yellowstone by Lee H Whittlesey( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Parque Nacional de Yellowstone es uno de los lugares más conocidos en el mundo. Fundado en 1872 como el primer parque nacional en el mundo, ha logrado preservar maravillas como el géiser Old Faithful e iconos culturales como el hotel Old Faithful Inn. Durante varios siglos fue el hogar de los shoshones, crow, bannock, pies negros y otras tribus indias. Sin embargo, estos grupos fueron desterrados durante la década de 1870 por los propietarios del parque, que temían que no hubiera afluencia de turistas debido a los indios americanos que vivían allí. Casi inmediatamente después de su fundación, Yellowstone se convirtió en el destino principal para viajes turísticos al oeste de los Estados Unidos tras la Guerra de Secesión. En 1900 era todo un éxito turístico, y actualmente ha sido declarado una reserva de la biosfera y patrimonio de la humanidad. --Publisher
Drawn to Yellowstone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how the art of Thomas Moran and the photography of William H. Jackson were critical in persuading Congress to make Yellowstone the world's first national park in 1872. Besides Moran and Jackson, it also mentions other artists, such as Frederic Mizen, Abby Williams Hill, and Carl Rungius
Yellowstone's wildlife in transition by P. J White( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's first national park is constantly changing. How we understand and respond to recent events putting species under stress will determine the future of ecosystems millions of years in the making. Marshaling expertise from over 30 contributors, Yellowstone's Wildlife in Transition examines three primary challenges to the park's ecology
The 1959 Yellowstone earthquake by Larry E Morris( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At 11:37 p.m. on August 17, 1959, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake rocked Montana's Yellowstone country. In an instant, an entire mountainside fractured and thundered down onto the sites of unsuspecting campers. The mammoth avalanche generated hurricane-force winds ahead of it that ripped clothing from backs and heaved tidal waves in both directions of the Madison River Canyon. More than two hundred vacationers trapped in the canyon feared the dam upstream would burst. As debris and flooding overwhelmed the river, injured victims frantically searched the darkness for friends and family. Acclaimed historian Larry Morris tells the gripping minute-by-minute saga of the survivors who endured the interminable night, the first responders who risked their lives and the families who waited days and weeks for word of their missing loved ones
 
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Death in Yellowstone : accidents and foolhardiness in the first national park
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Whittlesey, Lee 1950-

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Myth and history in the creation of Yellowstone National ParkA Yellowstone album : a photographic celebration of the first national parkStorytelling in Yellowstone : horse and buggy tour guidesHo! for wonderland : travelers' accounts of Yellowstone, 1872-1914The guide to Yellowstone waterfalls and their discoveryLost in the Yellowstone : Truman Everts's thirty-seven days of perilYellowstone National Park