Hayden Survey Party in the Field

ID: SIA RU007177 [SIA2018-111378]

Creator: Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1871

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Box 14, SIA2018-111378

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Summary

This image was taken as part of the Hayden Survey of western Wyoming and Colorado, which later led to the formation of the U.S. Geological Surveys of the Territories within the Department of the Interior. William Henry Jackson, then a budding photographer, took thousands of photographs for the Hayden Survey, most notably the first images of the headwaters of the Yellowstone River. Pictured is the survey group gathered around a table outside.

Subject

  • Hayden, F. V (Ferdinand Vandeveer) 1829-1887
  • Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)

Notes

  • See also number SIA_007177_B14_F01_I01
  • See also number SPI_1483

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Box 14, SIA2018-111378

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1871

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Topic

Scientific expeditions

Place

  • Wyoming
  • Colorado
  • Yellowstone River

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007177 [SIA2018-111378]

Physical description

Albumen prints

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