National Geographic Grants to Grand Canyon Projects

Applications and Approvals

  1. Application made on October 15, 1971
    Approval on December 10, 1971      $30,000

  2. Application made on May 2, 1972
    Approval on June 8, 1972 (add 1 mile to N. edge)      $5,000

  3. Application made on November 13, 1972 (letter-report of October 30)
    Approval on December 20, 1972
    (add 3 more miles to N. edge and 2 miles all along E. edge)   $22,537

  4. Final accounting sent to the NGS on December 5, 1974 and response from Dr. Payne on December 9, 1974
  5. Map was printed in May, 1978
    10,485,000 sheets, 6 colors (reduced size to fit magazine)
    In June 1978 34,500 full-size sheets were printed for public sale and inclusions, later, with final report on project in National Geographic Research Reports

  6. Manuscript finally revised by Bradford Washburn in the winter of 1979 and completely-revised final scribed manuscript sent for filing at NGS on November 15, 1979. One set of 17 composite scribed positive cronaflex sheets sent to BW and NGS on the same date.