William Henry Jackson photographs from the United States Geological Survey of the Territories
SIL-CL.XXXX-0019

Summary
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0019
Creators:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Geological Survey of the Territories (U.S.).
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Dates:
1871
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 album (30 photographic prints)
all ill.
36 cm.
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
Includes photographs from the Wasatch Mountains sub-series (Ogden; Cache Valley; Bear River; Gooseberry Creek; Red Rock Pass); and also photographs of Fort Hall, Idaho; Snake River; Pleasant Valley; Portneuf Canyon, Idaho; Red Rock Mountains; hydraulic gold mining at Alder Gulch, near Virginia City, Montana; the camp at Fort Ellis, Montana; Shadow [i.e. Mystic] Lake; and the headwaters of the Gallatin.

General note
General note
Title devised by cataloger.
General note
Album of photographs (positives) by William Henry Jackson.
General note
Each photograph is mounted on ivory cardstock, with single gilt rule border around print, with gilt-lettered captions ("W.H. Jackson, photo.", "Washington, D.C.", and frequently the place name).
General note
Most of the photographs have a catalog number that was apparently scratched into the negative.
General note
Most of the cardstock mounts have handwritten pencil notes giving the U.S. Geological Survey accession number, the year 1871, and, in some cases, more details about the location.
General note
Image sizes vary, and are mostly 13 x 22 cm. or 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

Local Notes
Local Notes
SCNHRB copy 39088016537961 has photographs numbered (on image): 165, 167-181, 183-186, 188-191, 194-199.
SCNHRB copy has a black buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine. With binder's label for Heckman Bindery.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Geological Survey of the Territories (U.S.). -- Pictorial works Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Geological surveys--West (U.S.)--Pictorial works Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Geology--West (U.S.)--Pictorial works Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gold mines and mining--West (U.S.)--Pictorial works Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rocky Mountains--Pictorial works Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West (U.S.)--Discovery and exploration--Pictorial works Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West (U.S.)--History--1860-1890--Pictorial works Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Libraries
Smithsonian Libraries
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