Found 2 collections related to United States -- Discovery and exploration

Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 763
2 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh (1853-1935) was an explorer, artist and author. As the artist and assistant topographer on John Wesley Powell's second Colorado River expedition, 1871-1873, he helped to prepare the first map of the Grand Canyon. He was a... more
Thompson, A. H. (Almon Harris), 1839-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4150
5 v
The diaries document the expedition down the Green and Colorado rivers and through the adjacent country. Diary entries have to do mostly with the topographical surveys, with frequent mention of inhabitants including Uinta, Navajo, Pai Ute, Moqui... more