• Creator
  • Curtis, Asahel, 1874-1941
  • Created Date
  • 1909
  • Description
  • Curtis' letter refers to the complaints about the treatment of tourists at Paradise Valley that he received from Henry T. Finck, a reporter from the New York Evening Post. Curtis notes that these were not uncommon experiences for visitors to Mount Rainier and noted that "our club is willing to do everything in its power to induce people to of the East to visit our coast and to make known the beauties of the mountains of our state, but all of o... more
    Curtis' letter refers to the complaints about the treatment of tourists at Paradise Valley that he received from Henry T. Finck, a reporter from the New York Evening Post. Curtis notes that these were not uncommon experiences for visitors to Mount Rainier and noted that "our club is willing to do everything in its power to induce people to of the East to visit our coast and to make known the beauties of the mountains of our state, but all of our efforts go for naught when people receive the treatment which this man complains of." Curtis suggests improvements such as allowing tourists more time to make the ascent of the mountain from Reese's Camp and appointing a superintendent to help improve conditions on both the southern and northern side of the mountain. less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2012