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John Evans Papers

Creator::
Evans, John, 1812-1861  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Place:
Port Orford (Or.)
Central America
Date:
1854-1856, 1860
Introduction:
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Descriptive Entry:
These papers include a journal for Evans' tenure with the railroad survey, covering the period July to September 1854. They also include journals for Evans' journeys in the Port Orford region of Oregon in 1855-1856, and one page of Evans' journal for the Isthmus of Chiriqui Expedition of 1860.
Historical Note:
John Evans (1812-1861) joined David Dale Owen's survey of Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota following his graduation from St. Louis Medical College, circa 1848. In 1851, he was appointed by the Secretary of the Interior to survey the Washington and Oregon territories, and in 1853 joined Isaac Stevens' Pacific Railroad Survey. He was also geologist to the Isthmus of Chiriqui Expedition to Central America in 1860.
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Railroads -- Surveying  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7198, John Evans Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7198
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Box 1

Collection Creator::
Evans, John, 1812-1861  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7198, John Evans Papers
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Folder 1 Photocopies of Evans journal during journeys to the Port Orford region of Oregon in 1856

Collection Creator::
Evans, John, 1812-1861  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7198, John Evans Papers
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John Evans Papers / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 2 Page of Evans journal from the Isthmus of Chiriqui Expedition of 1860 and materials documenting the Evans journals and biographical information on Evans

Collection Creator::
Evans, John, 1812-1861  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7198, John Evans Papers
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John Evans Papers
John Evans Papers / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 3 Evans journals, 1854, 1855-1856

Collection Creator::
Evans, John, 1812-1861  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7198, John Evans Papers
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John Evans Papers
John Evans Papers / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Geological report of Dr. John Evans. Dec. 31, 1860. On the extent and value of the coal deposits on the lands of the Chiriqui Improvement Co

Author:
Evans, John 1812-1861  Search this
Physical description:
10 p. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama
Chiriquí (Province)
Date:
1861
1861?]
Topic:
Coal mines and mining  Search this
Call number:
TN806.P22 C44 1861Z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_352335

Route from Fort Vancouver [1854-56]

Author:
Evans, John 1812-1861  Search this
Physical description:
66 l. 32 cm
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Washington (State)
Date:
1853
1853-1856
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
557.4W2E92
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_236330

Massacre at Sand Creek : how Methodists were involved in an American tragedy / Gary L. Roberts

Author:
Roberts, Gary L.  Search this
Subject:
Chivington, John M (John Milton) 1821-1894  Search this
Evans, John 1812-1861  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 300 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
19th century
1789-1869
Topic:
Sand Creek Massacre, Colo., 1864  Search this
Wars, 1864  Search this
Wars  Search this
Methodists  Search this
Church and social problems--Methodist Church  Search this
Relations with Indians  Search this
Indians, Treatment of--History  Search this
Government relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1075300

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