Ives, J. C.

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Army officer and engineer. Born 1828, died 1868. Full name: Joseph Christmas Ives.

From the description of Papers of J. C. Ives, 1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454086

Lt. Joseph C. Ives of the United States Army Corps of Topographic Engineers was in command of a U.S. Army expedition whose mission was to explore the region of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon, and to establish the limit of navigation of the Colorado River.

From the description of [Joseph C. Ives Collection]. 1857-1858. (University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 462220220

J. C. Ives (1828-1868) graduated West Point in 1852, served briefly in ordnance in Washington, D.C. before being assigned to the Topographical Engineers as assistant to Lieut. A. W. Whipple in the Pacific Railway survey of 1853-54.

Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte (1805-1870), son of Jérome Napoléon Bonaparte, King of Westphalia, and Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, was married to Susan May Williams. His son, Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte (1805-1893), graduated West Point in 1852, and served for two years in the U.S. Army in the Mounted Riflemen before resigning his commission to serve in France.

From the description of J. C. Ives letters to Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte and Susan May Williams Bonaparte, 1853 Apr-Oct. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82280531

J. C. Ives (1828-1868) graduated West Point in 1852, served briefly in ordnance in Washington, D.C. before being assigned to the Topographical Engineers as assistant to Lieut. A. W. Whipple in the Pacific Railway survey of 1853-54.

Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte (1805-1870), son of Jérome Napoléon Bonaparte, King of Westphalia, and Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, was married to Susan May Williams. His son, Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte (1805-1893), graduated West Point in 1852, and served for two years in the U.S. Army in the Mounted Riflemen before resigning his commission to serve in France.

From the description of J. C. Ives letters to Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte and Susan May Williams Bonaparte, 1853 Apr-Oct. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148372

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referencedIn Jefferson Davis collection, Davis, Jefferson collection, 1861-1865 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Ives, J. C. J. C. Ives letters to Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte and Susan May Williams Bonaparte, 1853 Apr-Oct. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Jefferson Davis collection, 1861-1865. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Macomb, J. N. (John N.), 1810 or 11-1889. J.N. Macomb correspondence, 1858-1860. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Ives, J. C. [Joseph C. Ives Collection]. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
creatorOf Ives, J. C. Papers of J. C. Ives, 1862. Library of Congress
referencedIn Dolley, Frank S. Collection of Frank S. Dolley, 1862-1957. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Tidball, John C. (John Caldwell), 1825-1906. Memoir, [ca. 1890?]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Ives, J. C. J. C. Ives letters to Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte and Susan May Williams Bonaparte, 1853 Apr-Oct. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Castañeda de Nájera, Pedro de, 16th cent. Narrative of the expedition to Cibola undertaken in 1540 which treats of all the tribes that inhabit that country their manners and customs / by Pedro de Castañedade Nágera, a copy in the hand of Dr. John Strong Newberry of an English translation in 1856 by Gen. William W. S. Bliss of the Paris 1838 edition of Castañeda's Narrative, to which Newberry appended a copy of an 1858 report by 1st Lt. J. C. Ives Topl. Engrs. upon his survey of the Colorado of the West, [not before 1858]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883. U.S. explorations, with geology of the Far West. American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Pope, John, 1822-1892. Explorations in the U.S. / Pope, Whipple, Bache [and Ives]. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Ives, Eugene Semmes. Eugene Ives family papers, ca. 1884-1968 (bulk 1902-1940). Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
referencedIn Civil War collection, 1861-1868. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Johnson, George Alonzo, 1824-1903. Autobiography and Reminiscence of George Alonzo Johnson, San Diego, 1901. The Society of California Pioneers - Alice Phelan Sullivan Library
creatorOf Ives, Joseph Christmas, 1828-1868. Collection [microform]. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Tidball, John C. (John Caldwell), 1825-1906. Memoir, [ca. 1890?]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Bonaparte, Jérôme Napoléon, 1805-1870. person
associatedWith Bonaparte, Jérôme Napoléon, 1830-1893. person
associatedWith Bonaparte, Susan May Williams. person
associatedWith Bonaparte, Susan May Williams. person
associatedWith Castañeda de Nájera, Pedro de, 16th cent. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Dolley, Frank S. person
associatedWith Ives, Eugene Semmes. person
associatedWith Johnson, George Alonzo, 1824-1903. person
associatedWith Library of Congress. Manuscript Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Macomb, J. N. (John N.), 1810 or 11-1889. person
associatedWith Pope, John, 1822-1892. person
associatedWith Sellers, John R. person
associatedWith Tidball, John C. (John Caldwell), 1825-1906. person
associatedWith United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers corporateBody
associatedWith Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
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Fort Inge (Tex.)
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Fort Inge (Tex.)
Albuquerque (N.M.)
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
United States
Albuquerque (N.M.)
United States
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Death 1868-11-12

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