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J. G. Cooper letters : to his family, 1853-1864.
BANC MSS 75/4 c
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Title:

J. G. Cooper letters: to his family, 1853-1864
History of science and technology collection

Creator/Contributor:

Cooper, J. G. (James Graham), 1830-1902, creator

Abstract:

The early letters describe his activities while a member of the Isaac Ingalls Stevens' party to explore a route for the Pacific Railroad, life at Fort Vancouver, the collecting of specimens and gold washing. Later letters relate to his work for the Smithsonian, to social life in Washingtrn, D.C., and to his work in San Francisco with the U. S. Geological Survey.

Date:

1853 (issued)

Subject:

Smithsonian Institution.
Pacific Railroad Company.
Geological Survey of California.
Vancouver Barracks (Wash.) -- Social life and customs
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social life and customs

Note:

Included in: History of Science and Technology Collection.

Physical Description:

1 portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 75/4 c

Origin:

California