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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
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru7198

William L. Hardisty

Subject:
Hardisty, William L  Search this
St. Louis Medical College  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Pathology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3497]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_393426

William L. Hardisty

Subject:
Hardisty, William L  Search this
St. Louis Medical College  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Pathology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3498]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_393427

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