Group from Survey of Colorado at Camp

ID: MAH 37799

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1873

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

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Summary

A group of men from the Hayden Survey Colorado expedition of 1873 sit on logs around a table for a meal. This is the party, that made the first ascent of the "Holy Cross" Mountain, Eagle County, Colorado. Pictured from left to right are Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden, leader of the Survey, James H. Stevenson, William S. Holman, S. C. Jones, James Gardner, W. D. Whitney and William H. Holmes.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Hayden, F. V (Ferdinand Vandeveer) 1829-1887
  • Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933
  • Gardiner, James T
  • Stevenson, James
  • Holman, William S
  • Hayden Survey
  • Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
  • Geological Survey (U.S.)
  • United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 1871-1877

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in Holmes' 'Random Records of a Lifetime Devoted to Science and Art, 1846-1929', Vol. IV, part 1. See also "Hayden and His Men," a selection of 108 photographs by William Henry Jackson, plate 69, compiled by Frank Chambers.

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

1873

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Discovery and exploration
  • Whitney, W. D
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Expeditions

Place

  • West (U.S.)
  • Colorado

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

MAH 37799

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 7 x 5; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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