Archives and Collections
The Yosemite Archives contain historical records and manuscripts related to Yosemite's history, including the donated papers of ethnographers and scientists, resource management records, historic park administrative records, and slide, photo, and film collections.
Word searchable Finding Aids for the Yosemite Archives' Collections may be found through the Online Archive of California. For a brief history of the archives and description of collections read the Yosemite Archives Repository Guide.
The Yosemite Archives are devoted to making our historic photographic records available for public use online. Digitized photographs may be found on NPGallery. All photographs posted by the Yosemite Archives are high resolution, tiff images whose copyright is determined to be in the public domain.