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George Clinton Gardner papers, [ca. 1857-1903]
BANC MSS P-B 221 Positive Microfilm v.1; BANC MSS P-B 221 Positive Microfilm v.2-3; BANC MSS P-B 221 v.4; BANC MSS P-B 221 v.5; ...
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Title:

George Clinton Gardner papers, [ca. 1857-1903]

Creator/Contributor:

Gardner, G. Clinton (George Clinton), 1834-1904, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Parke, John G.

Creator/Contributor:

Campbell, Archibald, 1813-1887

Abstract:

v. 1: copies of letters, Sept. 1857-Mar. 1860, written to John G. Parke, chief astronomer and surveyor of the Northwest Boundary Commission, while serving as his assistant, describing progress of work in surveying the boundary along the 49th parallel, in accordance with treaty of 1846 between U.S. and Great Britain; v. 2 & 3: copy of his final report - a detailed account of the reconnaissance work, with description of terrain, relations with Indians, setting up the astronomical stations, opening up trails, etc., ending with a report of the collating work done in Washington, D.C.; v. 4: letter from Archibald Campbell, survey commissioner, Aug. 30, 1858, and clippings, 1901-1903, re the boundary dispute; v. 5: printed copy of the report on the northwest boundary (Washington, 1868) with Gardner's note on flyleaf and clippings pasted in.

Date:

1857 (issued)

Subject:

Northwest Boundary Commission, 1857-1869.
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America
United States -- Boundaries -- Canada
Washington (State) -- Description and travel
British Columbia -- Description and travel

Note:

Vols. 1-3 : also available on microfilm.
Photographs by the British Corps of Royal Engineers received with this collection have been cataloged separately as: Northwest Boundary Survey photographs.
Forms part of the Robert B. Honeyman Collection.

Physical Description:

5 v.
2 microfilm reels : negative (v.1 : Box 780:3 ; v. 2-3 Box 636:8), and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-B 221 Positive Microfilm v.1
BANC MSS P-B 221 Positive Microfilm v.2-3
BANC MSS P-B 221 v.4
BANC MSS P-B 221 v.5
BANC MSS P-B 221 v.3
BANC MSS P-B 221 v.2
BANC MSS P-B 221 v.1

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined