Arctic field photographs, 1899.

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Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899). Arctic field photographs, 1899.

Arctic field photographs, 1899.

Two photograph albums issued as a souvenir of the Harriman Alaska Expedition, including photographs of Arctic landscapes, people, plants, and animals as well as a map of the expedition route. Also shows expedition members including Harriman and family, John Burroughs, John Muir, Benjamin K. Emerson, and Louis Agassiz Fuertes. Photographs were taken by Edward Sheriff Curtis, D.G. Inveriarty, amd C. Hart Merriam. Photographs are identified.

Photonegatives : b&w.2 albums (253 photoprints) : b&w.Photoprints : b&w mounted on file cards.

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Fuertes, Louis Agassiz, 1874-1927

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Artist, naturalist. From the description of Louis Agassiz Fuertes exhibit items, 1982-1983. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74897982 From the description of Louis Agassiz Fuertes pencil drawing, [ca.1900]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 77010685 Louis Agassiz Fuertes was an ornithologist and a painter of birds. He was a resident lecturer at Cornell University for several years. From the description of Louis Agassiz Fu...

Emerson, Benjamin Kendall, 1843-1932

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Emerson was born on December 20, 1843, in Nashua, New Hampshire, the son of Benjamin F. and Elizabeth (Kendall) Emerson. He prepared for college at Tilton Academy in Vermont. He graduated from Amherst College in 1865 with honors and from there he went to Groton Academy to teach chemistry and zoology. In 1867 he went to Germany to study geology and received his Ph. D from Göttingen in 1870. He returned to Amherst where he stayed as Professor of Geology (later Professor Emeritus) for the remainde...

Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952

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Muir, John, 1838-1914

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Harriman Alaska Expedition 1899

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The expedition was sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History. From the description of Photograph, [ca. 1899]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155532497 The Expedition was financed by Edward Henry Harriman as a combination pleasure cruise and scientific expedition from May to August 1899. From the description of Arctic field photographs, 1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155517798 Originally proposed as a hunting expedition, Edward Harriman tr...

Inveriarty, D. G.

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Merriam, Clinton Hart, 1855-1942

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C. Hart Merriam was a biologist who work for the Smithsonian Institution from 1910-1939. Merriam was born December 5, 1855 in New York City. His childhood was spent in Locust Grove, Lewis County, New York. Merriam’s father introduced him to Prof. Spencer Baird who attached the seventeen year old Merriam to a government expedition, the Hayden Survey. He spent a summer collecting birds and eggs in the Yellowstone region. That year, he attended college, first at the Pingry Military School in Elizab...

Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848-1909

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Harriman was a wealthy businessman with an interest in trotting horses. He gained control of the Historic Track in Goshen, N.Y. in the 1890s and ran amateur races there. From the description of Papers, 1890-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523846 ...

Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

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American naturalist and writer. From the description of Poem 1917. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49995946 One of America's great naturalist authors. From the description of Memorabilia, 1905-1931. (Hartwick College). WorldCat record id: 27057683 American teacher, naturalist, poet, and essayist of national prominence. Friend of Walt Whitman; influenced by Thoreau, Carlyle, and Emerson. Employed accurate observations of nature, scientific re...