Hayden and Others at Camp

ID: 32113-G or MAH-32113G

Creator: Savage, C. R (Charles Roscoe) 1832-1909

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1878

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 11, Folder: 1

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Summary

In camp near Salt Lake City with mountains in the background, survey leader Ferdinand V. Hayden enjoys a fresh-air meal with assistant chief James Stevenson, topographer Frank Bradley and wife Emma Woodruff Hayden. Hayden graduated from Albany Medical School with a burning desire to be a naturalist. His career began in 1853 when he spent a year in the Dakotas collecting for an Indian agent. In February 1856 he joined the Warren survey of the Dakota territory. After serving as a surgeon in the Union Army during the Civil War, the government needed specialized information about the Trans-Mississippi West and thus launched Hayden on his exploration of the territory.

Subject

  • Hayden, F. V (Ferdinand Vandeveer) 1829-1887
  • Bradley, Frank
  • Stevenson, James
  • Hayden Survey
  • United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 1871-1877

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Used in Holmes' 'Random Records of a Lifetime Devoted to Science and Art, 1846-1929', Vol.III, page 4.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 11, Folder: 1

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1878

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Topic

  • Hayden, Mrs. Emma Woodruff
  • Surveys
  • Women
  • Discovery and exploration
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Equipment
  • Expeditions
  • Salt Lake City
  • Camping
  • Camps
  • Camping--Equipment and supplies
  • Utah

Place

  • United States
  • West (U.S.)
  • Utah

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

32113-G or MAH-32113G

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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