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Inventory of the William H. Pettee Papers, 1847-1898, bulk 1865-1878
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Pettee, William Henry.

 

To Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1870, 1871, 1879. Letters tell of field work in California

 

Pettee, William Henry.

 

To Matilda (Sherman) Pettee. 1871, Feb. 26 and June 11. These letters tell of visits to the home of J. Ross Browne for the wedding of Pettee's co-worker Alfred Craven to Browne's daughter.

 

Gabb, William More.

 

To Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878 (5 letters). Final letters from the young paleontologist before his sudden death.

 

Goodyear, Watson Andrews.

 

To Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, May 27. Letter concerning the naming of Mt. Whitney.

Inventory

Box 1, Folder 1

Agassiz, Alexander

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Apr. 22

Folder 2

Angell, James Burrill

 

3 letters to William Henry Pettee. 1875

Folder 3

Baird, Spencer Fullerton

 

3 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 4

Bates, H. W.

 

1 letter to William Henry Pettee. 1874, Feb. 26

Folder 5

Belcher, John A.

 

2 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 6

Bien, Julius

 

4 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 7

Boon, E. P.

 

3 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 8

Brewer, William Henry

 

4 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 9

Broadhead, Garland Carr

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Jan. 5

Folder 10

Brush, George Jarvis

 

2 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 11

Carr, Lucien

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Feb. 13

Folder 12

Craven, Alfred

 

3 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 13

Cutter, Charles Ammi

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Mar. 18

Folder 14

Dana, James Dwight

 

2 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 15

Danforth, Allen

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Jan. 30

Folder 16

Denton, William

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Feb. 28

Folder 17

Desor, E.

 

2 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 18

Drown, Thomas Messinger

 

3 letters to William Henry Pettee. 1877-1881

Folder 19

Drown, Thomas Messinger

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Feb. 28

Folder 20

Dunbar, Charles Franklin

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, June 6

Folder 21

Eliot, Charles William

 

3 letters to William Henry Pettee. 1891-1893

Folder 22

Emmons, Samuel Franklin

 

2 letters to William Henry Pettee. 1876-1880

Folder 23

Engelhardt, F. E.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Feb. 25

Folder 24

Frazier, B. W.

 

1 letter to Thomas Messinger Drown. 1881, Jan. 7

Folder 24a

Fries, August

 

2 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 25

Gabb, William More

 

5 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 26

Garrison, Wendell Phillips

 

4 letters to William Henry Pettee. 1884-1890

Folder 27

Garrison, Wendell Phillips

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, May 28

Folder 28

Goodale, George Lincoln

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Jan. 4

Folder 29

Goodyear, Watson Andrews

 

6 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 30

Hall, James

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Mar. 15

Folder 31

Harris, C. M.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Feb. 7

Folder 32

Hastings, Serranus Clinton

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Mar. 12

Folder 33

Hayden, Ferdinand Vandiveer

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, May 20

Folder 34

Heard, John T.

 

2 letters to Henry Billings. 1868

Folder 35

Herrmann, Ch. W. A.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Jan.

Folder 36

Hoffmann, Charles Francis

 

1 letterTo Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Jan. 15

Folder 37

Hooper, E. W.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Mar. 2

Folder 38

Houghton (H.O.) & Co.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Jan. 23

Folder 39

Isawa, S.

 

3 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 40

Jack, Robert L.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Apr. 3

Folder 41

Kerr, Washington Caruthers

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1876, Apr. 8

Folder 42

Lamberton, Robert Alexander

 

1 letter to William Henry Pettee. 1880, Nov. 18

Folder 43

Lane, H. B.

 

2 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 44

Langley, Samuel Pierpont

 

1 letter to William Henry Pettee. 1888, Jan. 13

Folder 45

Leckie, Robert G.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Apr. 16

Folder 46

Lesquereux, Leo

 

8 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 47

Littlehale, James

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, May 15

Folder 48

Macfarlane, James

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, May 10

Folder 49

Pach, G. W.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, June 4

Folder 50

Packard, Alpheus Spring

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Jan. 18

Folder 51

Peirce, James Mills

 

1 letter to Asa Gray. 1878, June 3

Folder 52

Perkins, Frederic Beecher

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. c.1878

Folder 53

Pickering, Edward Charles

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Jan. 17

Folder 54

Pettee, Matilda (Sherman)

 

27 letters to William Henry Pettee. 1870-1871

Folder 55

Pettee, Otis, Estate of

 

4 letters to Papers re estate settlement. 1847-1860

Folder 56

Pettee, William Henry

 

3 letters to Accounts, etc. from Germany. 1865-1868

Folder 57

Pettee, William Henry

 

1 letter to Article (draft) on Harvard University. 1874, Nov. 18

Folder 58

Pettee, William Henry

 

3 letters to Bank books. 1875-1879

Folder 59

Pettee, William Henry

 

1 letter 1883 to Lecture for course on Economic Development of Mineral Resources.

Additional Note

To (For other manuscripts, see Pettee Collection, Box 4).
Box 2, Folder 1

Pettee, William Henry

 

16 letters to Matilda (Sherman) Pettee. 1865

Folder 2

Pettee, William Henry

 

40 letters to Matilda (Sherman) Pettee. 1866

Folder 3

Pettee, William Henry

 

44 letters to Matilda (Sherman) Pettee. 1867

Folder 4

Pettee, William Henry

 

23 letters to Matilda (Sherman) Pettee. 1868

Folder 5

Pettee, William Henry

 

16 letters to Matilda (Sherman) Pettee. 1869

Folder 6

Pettee, William Henry

 

32 letters to Matilda (Sherman) Pettee. 1870

Folder 7

Pettee, William Henry

 

35 letters to Matilda (Sherman) Pettee. 1871

Folder 8

Pettee, William Henry

 

5 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1869

Folder 9

Pettee, William Henry

 

32 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1870

Folder 10

Pettee, William Henry

 

66 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1871

Folder 11

Pettee, William Henry

 

65 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1872

Folder 12

Pettee, William Henry

 

57 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1873

Box 3, Folder 1

Pettee, William Henry

 

46 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1874

Folder 2

Pettee, William Henry

 

9 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1875

Folder 3

Pettee, William Henry

 

14 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1876

Folder 4

Pettee, William Henry

 

6 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1877

Folder 5

Pettee, William Henry

 

14 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 6

Pettee, William Henry

 

39 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1879

Folder 7

Pettee, William Henry

 

13 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1880

Folder 8

Pettee, William Henry

 

8 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1881

Folder 9

Pettee, William Henry

 

3 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1882

Folder 10

Pettee, William Henry

 

9 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1883

Folder 11

Pettee, William Henry

 

2 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1884

Folder 12

Phillips, Wendell

 

1 letter [Autograph]. 1860, May 27

Folder 13

Putnam, Earl B.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, June 8

Folder 14

Putnam, S. O.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, June 20

Folder 15

Rabe, Carl

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney? 1878, Jan. 17

Folder 16

Ratzel, Friedrich

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, May 12

Folder 17

Raymond, Rossiter Worthington

 

2 letters to William Henry Pettee. 1891-1894

Folder 18

Richards, Robert Hallowell

 

1 letter to William Henry Pettee. 1894, Oct. 30

Folder 19

Stearns, Robert Edwards Carter

 

2 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 20

Sturgis, Appleton

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Feb. 2

Folder 21

Thompson, Robert Means

 

1 letter to Oliver Wolcott Gibbs. 1878, Apr. 1

Folder 22

Thompson, Robert Means

 

2 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 23

Torrey, H. W.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Mar.

Folder 24

Voy, C. D.

 

2 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 25

Walker, Francis Amasa

 

2 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 26

Walkup, W. D.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Jan. 25

Folder 27

Walling, H. F.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Apr. 2

Folder 28

Watson, Sereno

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, June 7

Folder 29

Welch, Bigelow & Co.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Feb. 12

Folder 30

Westermann (B.) & Co.

 

3 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 31

White, C. J.

 

1 letter to William Henry Pettee. 1880, Mar. 20

Folder 32

White, C. J.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, June 21

Folder 33

White, Charles Abiathar

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, May 6

Folder 34

W[hitney?], Alice L.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, Apr. 17

Folder 35

Whitney, Josiah Dwight

 

1 letter to William Henry Pettee. 1877, Mar. 23

Folder 36

Whitney, Josiah Dwight

 

1 letter to William Henry Pettee. 1878, Mar. 24

Folder 37

Whitney, Josiah Dwight

 

1 letter to William Henry Pettee. 1879

Folder 38

Whitney, Josiah Dwight

 

1 letter to William Henry Pettee. 1881, Feb. 22

Folder 39

Whitney, Josiah Dwight

 

1 letter to William Henry Pettee. 1882, Dec. 16

Folder 40

Whitney, William Dwight

 

7 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1872-1878

Folder 41

Wilson, A. D.

 

3 letters to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878

Folder 42

Woods, W. L.

 

1 letter to Josiah Dwight Whitney. 1878, June 19

Folder 43

Biographical information

 

11 letter

Folder 44

Photographs - Pettee, Sybil [anna] (Clarke)

 

1 letter c.1880

Folder 45

Photographs - Pettee, William Henry

 

6 letters 1865-1875?

Folder 46

Photographs - Pettee, William Henry & others in California State Geological Survey?

 

1 letter 1870-1871

Folder 47

Photographs acquired while studying in Europe

 

38 letters 1865-1868 to (Other photographs of Europe have been transferred to Rare Book Department, Photo File 7261-7289).

 

Photographs of Indians, chiefly Cheyenne and Ute tribes, Indian scouts, etc., will be found in Rare Book Department, Photo File 21557-21567

Box 4, Folder 1

Pettee, William Henry. To Josiah Dwight Whitney: Daily journal of field work for the California State Geological Survey in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, July 12-Dec. 14, 1870

 

1 letter 1871, June 17

Folder 2

Pettee, William Henry. To Josiah Dwight Whitney: Manuscript and sketches for Auriferous Gravels of the Sierra Nevada of California

 

1 letter 1880

Folder 3

Pettee, William Henry. Miscellaneous pages re auriferous gravels, altitude measurements, maps for 1871 Report (xerox copies)

 

1 letter 1871

Reel 1

Certificate of election to American Philosophical Society

 

1 letter 1898, May 20