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Creators:
Schuchert, Charles, 1858-1942
Dates:
1893-1904
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist primarily of Schuchert's incoming correspondence, with some outgoing correspondence, while employed by the USGS and the United States National Museum. The correspondence concerns Schuchert's field work with the USGS and the examination and exchange of specimens.

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Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
ca. 1881-85
Size:
50 Items (ca. 50 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4024E
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes typed copy of what is apparently a newspaper article in which numerous geologists testify as to the inadequacy of Professor Marsh, and indirectly, of Powell, whose agent Marsh is, being the principal salaried officer of the United States Geological Survey.

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Fairchild Aerial Surveys
Dates:
Circa 1929-1931
Size:
0.51 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two scrapbooks containing aerial views of the New York City area with related newspaper clippings.

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Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
Dates:
circa 1871
Size:
45 Stereographs (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-131
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Stereographs published by the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, documenting canyons along the Green and Colorado Rivers and surveyors. Although the images in this collection are credited to Powell and A. H. Thompson, the primary photographers on these surveys were John K. Hillers, E. O. Beaman, and James Fennemore. Th...

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Creators:
Williams, Henry Shaler, 1847-1918
Dates:
circa 1880-1916 and undated
Size:
8 cu. ft. (16 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7238
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Creators:
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Dates:
circa 1870-1871
Size:
6 Prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.95-20
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by John Warren Beaman during Ferdinand Hayden's 1870 or 1871 geological surveys of the Yellowstone region. The photographs, probably made by William Henry Jackson, depict Plains people, possibly Wichita, as well as grass houses, a fence, and a dancer.

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Creators:
Harper, Francis, 1886-1972
Dates:
1914
Size:
46 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4606
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Native Americans/First Nations peoples (chiefly Cree and Chipewyan) in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Mackenzie, Canada, taken by Francis Harper on an expedition of the Geological Survey of Canada to Great Slave Lake in May-September 1914. Includes images of Cree, Ojibwa, Chipewyan, Salteaux, and Slavey people, as well as images o...

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Oliver, William Albert, 1926-2005
Dates:
1946-1998
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-307
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists mostly of field notes created by William Albert Oliver, a paleontologist and geologist with the United States Geological Survey, 1957-1993, and the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology, 1967-2005. Oliver specialized in the study of ancient coral reefs. The majority of these field books doc...

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Creators:
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Dates:
circa 1870-1872
Size:
2 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R82-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Portraits of Leon Palliday and "Nick" Jenise, two American Indian language interpreters for the United States Geological Survey of the Territories. Notation on the verso incorrectly identifies the photographer as Charles Milton Bell.

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Creators:
Geological Survey. Branch of Paleontology and Stratigraphy
Dates:
1894-1956 and undated
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (11 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7327
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The 1879 act establishing the United States Geological Survey (USGS) declares "And all collections of rocks, minerals, soils, and fossils, and objects of natural history, archaeology, and ethnology, made by the Coast and Interior Survey, the Geological Survey, or by any other parties for the Government of the United States, when no longer need...

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