Photographs of Carl Andreas Geyer sketch of Fort Snelling, 1838

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81Q
Creators:
Geyer, Karl Andreas, 1809-1853
Dates:
1838
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
2 Copy prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs of drawings of "Fort Snelling from the East" in Carl Andreas Geyer's journal from the Nicollet Expedtion, 1838. One image is a cropped enlargement of the other.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Carl Andreas Geyer (also known as Charles or Karl Geyer, 1809-1853) was a German botanist who took part in several expeditions in the United States between 1835 and 1845. He accompanied Joseph Nicolas Nicollet on his 1838 expedition to the upper Mississippi and Missouri river area in Minnesota.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals note
Original journal is in Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA RU007290.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot R81Q

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Copies can be obtained from the Smithsonian Institution Archives.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot R81Q, Photographs of Carl Andreas Geyer sketch of Fort Snelling, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Material produced by Nicollet during his 1838-1839 expedition are held in Smithsonain Institution Archives SIA Acc. 84-176.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Minnesota Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fort Snelling (Minn.) -- depicted Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/