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Tuesday May 1, 2001
Yosemite Museum & Library
Best Keept Secret In The Valley
By The Yosemite News Staff


    YOSEMITE VALLEY - - The Yosemite Museum collection documents the cultural and natural history of the Yosemite region including an extensive library on archeology, history, photography, fine arts, ethnography, archival records, botany, zoology and geology.
     The Research Library contains published volumes and a wealth of unpublished material relating to the park's history. The museum, research library and visuals center collections include photographs, ranging from some of the earliest taken of Yosemite.
     Fine arts are also represented with the work of Thomas Hill, Thomas Moran, Albert Bierstadt, William Keith and Thomas Ayres, among others.
     The ethnographic collection includes artifacts from the Yosemite area including basketry, dance regalia, featherwork, beadwork and utilitarian objects.
     Archeological materials recovered through controlled excavation in the park and historic artifacts relating to all facets of park history, are also included.
     A herbarium, and other natural history specimens are also in the collection.

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