Caleb Burwell Rowan Kennerly Papers,
1855-1860
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Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7202
Creators:
Kennerly, Caleb Burwell Rowan, -1861
Dates:
1855-1860
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Introduction
Introduction
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These papers include journals, field books, memoranda books, and zoological notes kept by Caleb Burwell Rowan Kennerly while serving with the United States-Mexican Boundary Survey, 1855-1857, and the Northwest Boundary Survey, 1857-1860. Also included is a copy of a letter from G. Simpson to Joseph Henry, December 10, 1857, concerning arrangements for the transportation of specimens collected by the Northwest Boundary Survey. In a few instances, notes kept on both the United States-Mexican Boundary Survey and Northwest Boundary Survey appear in the same journal. Notes made by George Gibbs, geologist and interpreter for the Northwest Boundary Commission, are contained in a few of the journals.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Caleb Burwell Rowan Kennerly (d. 1861) served as surgeon and naturalist on the Pacific Railroad Survey of the 35th parallel, 1853-1855; United States-Mexican Boundary Survey, 1855-1857; and the Northwest Boundary Survey, 1857-1861.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7202, Caleb Burwell Rowan Kennerly Papers

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kennerly, Caleb Burwell Rowan, -1861 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Simpson, George, Sir, 1786 or 1787-1860 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States-Mexican Boundary Survey, 1855-1857 Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Northwest Boundary Survey, 1857-1861 Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hudson's Bay Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Northwest Boundary Commission (1857-1862) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pacific Railroad Survey, 1851-1853 Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Geology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natural history Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diaries Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field notes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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