Papers, 1868-1879, relating to John Wesley Powell and the Colorado River

Mss.B.P869s.c

Date: 1868-1879 | Size: 1 Volumes, Ca. 175 p., typescripts and photostats.

Abstract

These papers were collected by Wallace Earle Stegner for Beyond the Hundredth Meridian (Boston, 1954). They relate to exploration and geological surveys, the Hayden-Powell controversy, the Cope-Marsh-Powell controversy, and the Colorado expedition of 1868, including extracts from Powell's scrapbook about the reported loss of the party (1869). They also contain a few scattered references to Ute Indians.

Background note

Wallace Earle Stegner is an author.

Collection Information

Physical description

Ca. 175 p., typescripts and photostats.

Provenance

Presented by Wallace Earle Stegner, 1955; accessioned, 1958 (1958 1013ms).

Bibliography

Stegner, Wallace Earle, "Beyond the Hundredth Meridian" (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954).

Indexing Terms


Personal Name(s)

  • Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
  • Stegner, Wallace Earle,1909-
  • Stegner, Wallace Earle,1909-

Subject(s)

  • Discoveries in geography.
  • Explorers.