Hayden Survey Party Camp at Ogden, Utah

ID: SIA RU007177 [SIA2018-111381]

Creator: Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942

Form/Genre: Photographs

Date: 1872

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Image No. SIA2018-111381

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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 are Charles R. Campbell, Frank H. Bradley, William Henry Holmes, John Merle Coulter, William Henry Jackson, and Albert Charles Peale, and others. The group is camped in front of mountains.


  • Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942
  • Campbell, Charles R
  • Bradley, Frank Howe 1838-1879
  • Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933
  • Coulter, John Merle 1851-1928
  • Peale, A. C (Albert Charles) 1849-1914
  • Geological Survey (U.S.)
  • Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
  • United States Department of the Interior


  • See also number 87-1882
  • See also number SPI_1495

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Image No. SIA2018-111381

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  • Geography
  • Cartography
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Geology
  • Geologists
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Ogden (Utah)
  • Wyoming
  • Colorado
  • Yellowstone River



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SIA RU007177 [SIA2018-111381]

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Albumen prints

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