United States Geological Survey

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The United States Geological Survey, a part of the Bureau of the Interior, was created by Congress in 1879 for the purpose of the classification of the public lands, and examination of the geological structure, mineral resources, and products of the national domain. As part of its survey, study and classification of the geology of the United States, the department has produced a vast photographic record, now housed in the U.S. Geological Survey Library in Lakewood, Colorado. The USGS photographic archive consists of more than 500,000 items and contains important early photographs of the American West by photographers such as William Henry Jackson, Timothy O Sullivan and Jack Hillers, who accompanied the great geological and geographical surveys of the West during 1870s and 1880s. The USGS has added continuously to this photographic archive until the present day.

From the description of United States Geological Survey photographs 1905-1945. (New Mexico State University). WorldCat record id: 775022685

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creatorOf United States. Geological Survey. Salisbury Station Bridge (VT/45-01-01) collection, 1904-2008 (bulk 1960-2008). Library of Congress / NUCMC, National Union Catalog of Manuscripts Collections
referencedIn Brown, Walter E.,. Interview with Walter E. Brown / by Peter Westwick, 2002 Nov 14. Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives
referencedIn King, Clarence, 1842-1901. Papers of Clarence King, 1859-1902. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. Papers, 1860-1913. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. Papers, 1860-1913, [microform]. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn J. W. Johnson Papers, 1863-2000 (bulk 1933-1988) Water Resources Collections and Archives
creatorOf United States. Geological Survey. Spade Farm Bridge (VT/45-01-02) collection, 1906-2008 (bulk 1960-2008). Library of Congress / NUCMC, National Union Catalog of Manuscripts Collections
referencedIn Tony R. Mollhagen Papers, U 296. 1., 1835-2000 Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University,
referencedIn Tony R. Mollhagen Papers, U 296. 1., 1835-2000 Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University,
referencedIn Stanford Alpine Club oral history interviews, 1997-2001 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn John Casper Branner papers, 1882-1925 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn United States. Congress. Senate. Office of the Secretary, 1800-1955. National Archives Library, National Archives Records Administration
creatorOf United States. Geological Survey. Taft Covered Bridge (45-13-31x, 21-14-03) collection, 1893-2004 (bulk 1940-2004). Library of Congress / NUCMC, National Union Catalog of Manuscripts Collections
creatorOf United States Geological Survey. United States Geological Survey photographs 1905-1945. New Mexico State University
creatorOf United States. Geological Survey. Letters sent, 1869-1895. [microfilm]. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Clarence King Papers, 1873-1894, 1873-1894 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Frank Adams Papers, 1889-1962 Water Resources Collections and Archives
referencedIn Spa History Project, 1994-1995 Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
creatorOf United States. Geological Survey. Halpin Covered Bridge (VT/45-01-03) collection, 1905-2008 (bulk 1960-2008). Library of Congress / NUCMC, National Union Catalog of Manuscripts Collections
creatorOf United States. Geological Survey. Coal Lands Survey, 1905-1908. Landmarks of Science Microform Service
referencedIn Tony R. Mollhagen Papers, U 296. 1., 1835-2000 Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University,
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associatedWith Adams, Frank, 1875-1967 person
associatedWith Agua Caliente Cultural Museum corporateBody
associatedWith Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922 person
associatedWith Brown, Walter E., person
associatedWith Geological Survey (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, J. W. (Joe William), b. 1908 person
associatedWith King, Clarence, 1842-1901. person
associatedWith Mollhagen, T. R. (Tony Ray) person
associatedWith Mollhagen, T. R. (Tony Ray) person
associatedWith Mollhagen, T. R. (Tony Ray) person
associatedWith Taft, Joseph Alexander, 1862- . person
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. corporateBody
associatedWith Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. person
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New Mexico
Utah--Emery County
West (U.S.)
Utah--Carbon County
Carbon County (Utah)
Emery County (Utah)
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Coal
Mining camps--Photographs
Mineral industries--Photographs
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