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July 17, 2015
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A Legacy of Canyon Adventure – George Billingsley Collection

If you haven’t ventured below the rim of the Grand Canyon, you’re missing the best part!  For those with a more adventuresome personality (and extra leisure time), the panoramic landscape, geology, as well as unique flora and fauna are waiting to be experienced.  Regardless … Continue reading

April 5, 2015
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Announcing the Acquisition of the Fred B. Eiseman Collection

Special Collections and Archives would like to announce the acquisition of a new collection, the Fred B. Eiseman collection. Fred was a river runner in the1950s through early 1970s and primarily worked in the Grand Canyon and on the Colorado … Continue reading

December 4, 2014
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Martin Litton: Ran his last rapid on November 30, 2014

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Martin Litton on November 30, 2014 at the age of 97. Martin Litton fit several lifetimes in his 97 years. He graduated from UCLA in 1938 with a … Continue reading