Surveyors -- West (U.S.) -- 19th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-2687
Abstract: The papers consist of journals, correspondence, drawings, maps, architectural plans, family papers and business papers relating to Washington Hood, his father John McClellan Hood, and the Hood family. Journals document Hood's surveys of the Ohio and Michigan border in 1835 and of northeastern Oklahoma in 1839, and also include notes on painting and engineering. Family papers consist chiefly of correspondence and include letters to and from family members that describe Hood's expeditions....
Call Number: WA MSS S-2708
Abstract: The papers consist chiefly of family correspondence, photographs, and journals, and include a small amount of financial records. Family correspondence includes letters from Leonard H. Swett to his parents (Leonard Swett and Laura Quigg Swett) that document his travels in the American West in the 1880s, when he worked with the United States Geological Survey. He was stationed at, among other locations, Fort Wingate, New Mexico, BQ (Barbecue) Ranch, Indian Territory, and Albuquerque, New...