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Record Unit 7369

Elliott, Henry Wood, 1846-1930

Henry Wood Elliott Drawings, 1870

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Elliott, Henry Wood, 1846-1930
Title: Henry Wood Elliott Drawings
Dates: 1870
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7369
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection consists of four pen-and-ink drawings of geological formations executed by Henry Wood Elliott while serving with the Hayden Survey in Wyoming in 1870.

Historical Note

Henry Wood Elliott (1846-1930) was an artist, explorer, and conservationist. From 1869 to 1871 he served as an artist on the United States Geological and Geographical Surveys of the Territories under Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden.

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of four pen-and-ink drawings of geological formations executed by Henry Wood Elliott while serving with the Hayden Survey in Wyoming in 1870.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7369, Henry Wood Elliott Drawings

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 "Granite Rock, near Point of Rocks, base of the Laramie Peak on Lumber Road"

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Folder 2 "Hog Backs at head of Horse Creek"

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Folder 3 "Furrow Ridges Northeast of Laramie Peak at head of Elkhorn and LaBonte Creeks - Granite and Basalt"

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Folder 4 "Rocks on Chugwater Eight Miles North of Station"

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