Title:Stansbury Survey diaries, 1849-1850
Creator/Contributor:Stansbury, Howard, 1806-1863
Creator/Contributor:Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams), 1812-1853
Creator/Contributor:Carrington, Albert, 1813-1889
Creator/Contributor:Hudson, John, 1826-1850
Creator/Contributor:United States, Army., Corps of Topographical Engineers.
Diaries kept on the expedition commanded by the U.S. Topographical Engineers, Captain Howard Stansbury and Lieutenant John
Williams Gunnison, sent to survey the Great Salt Lake and adjacent valleys. The Stansbury and Gunnison diaries (9 v.) describe
the journey to and from Fort Leavenworth and life among the Mormons, as well as the actual surveys, April 24, 1849-October
1, 1850. With these is the diary of Albert Carrington, a Utah settler hired as scientific assistant, April 3-December 24,
1850; and that of an artist, John Hudson, who served during the actual survey of the lake, April 3-June 28, 1850.
Subject:Mormons -- Utah -- History -- Sources
Great Salt Lake (Utah) -- Description and travel
Utah -- Description and travel
Kansas -- Description and travel
Originals in: National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 77.
1 reel microfilm (592 exposures) : negative (Rich. 112:11) and positive.
BANC MSS P-F 360 FILM