Diary, 1865

ID: SIA RU007073

Creator: Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1865

Citation: William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927

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Creator

  • Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927
  • Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1865-1867)

Abstract

The diary documents William Healey Dall's daily activities during 1865. During the period he took part in the Western Union Telegraph Expedition. Entries covering this run from March - December. Details activities during expedition, interactions of participants, temperature, weather, collecting efforts. Includes a list of contacts and location, list of expenses, list of correspondents related correspondence, list of expedition participants, passenger list aboard the Golden Gate, scientific report for 1865 with comments on specimens collected and expedition participants.

Date Range

1865

Start Date

Jan 01, 1865

End Date

Dec 31, 1865

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Topic

Place

  • Canada
  • United States
  • British Columbia
  • Washington

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007073

Collection name

William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927

Physical Description

1 diary

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 20 Folder 1