Professional and personal papers of river-runner and historian and river historian Otis R. Marston (1894-1979) and his collection
of the materials on the history of Colorado River
and Green River regions. Included are log books from river expeditions, journals, diaries, extensive original correspondence
as well as copies of material in other repositories,
manuscripts, motion pictures, still images, research notes, and printed material.
Otis R. "Dock" Marston (1894-1979) was a noted river-runner and historian of river lore. A key participant in the opening
of Grand Canyon to motorized navigation and an organizer of the
1960 jet boat run up through the canyon, he was also a leading historian of the Colorado and Green river basins.
162 motion picture reels
61 photo boxes
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