[Typed letter signed, addressed to Frederick S. Dellenbaugh] September 17, 1926.
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Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh, artist, topographer, explorer and author, was born September 13, 1853 in McConnelsville, Ohio. After graduating from high school in Buffalo, New York, Dellenbaugh's interest in painting and boating led his uncle Almon Harris Thompson to introduce him to John Wesley Powell. Thompson was Powell's brother-in-law and served as second-in-command and chief topographer of Powell's second expedition down the Colorado River in 1871-1873. Powell appointed the seventeen year o...
Engineer. From the description of Letter of John Hays Hammond, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450745 John Hays Hammond, Sr., (1855 March 31-1936 June 8) was a mining expert and superintendent of mines in California and Mexico, 1881-1893; worked for Cecil Rhodes and others in South Africa, 1893-1899; consultant in England, 1896-1900, and in Mexico, 1900; general manager and consulting engineer for Guggenheim Exploration Co., 1903-1907; chairman Engineers, Exploration ...