Yosemite National Park showing boundaries established by Act of Congress approved Feb. 7, 1905 and lands eliminated therefrom and placed in the Sierra Forest Reservation ... Recommended in Report of Yosemite Park Commission dated Aug. 31, 1904 ... Scale, 1 inch 2 miles. Washington, D. C. The Norris Peters Co., Photo-Litho., 1905. Map. 64.2 x 71.5 cm (including borders). Large, detailed map showing the 1890 park boundaries in yellow and the 1905 park boundaries in brown. Additionally, the map shows existing roads, roads suggested for adequate system, existing trails, trails suggested for adequate system, and suggested locations for patrol stations, patrol substations and a permanent military post. In 1904 Congress appropriated $3,000 for a field investigation of park boundaries. The Interior Secretary appointed the Yosemite Park Commission consisting of H. M. Chittenden, Robert B. Marshall, and Frank Bond. The commission recommended a substantial reduction of the size of the park. Most of the commission's recommendations were followed when Congress passed legislation in 1905 to adjust the park's boundaries. A later map was printed showing lands eliminated and new park boundaries established by the Act of 11 June 1906. A fine copy. (#164842).