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  • All fields: Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
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    • Lieut. Wheeler's Surveying Party in the Yo Semite

    • Members of the survey crew pose at a campsite in Yosemite Valley (later Yosemite National Park) in Maricopa County, California. Men wear sack suits and hats and pose with pack horses and mules. Men stand beside survey equipment that includes a...
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
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    • Group of Pah-Ute Indians, Nevada

    • Native American (Paiute) men, women and children sit or stand and pose in rows under a tree at (probably) Cottonwood Springs, near Las Vegas (Clark County), Nevada. Men wear woven shirts, necklaces, scarves, ties and hats. Women wear dresses or...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • 1871
    • Massive sandstone, Taylor's Creek, Utah

    • View of a sandstone rock formation near Taylors Creek in Zion National Park, Utah. Shows steep cliffs, eroded rock towers and canyons.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Camp Whipple, Arizona

    • Men wear suits and sit or stand near timber buildings with gabled roofs at Fort Whipple, Yavapai County, Arizona. A building has a central staircase and a cupola. A ladder is against a building with wooden shingles. Sparse trees are on hills in the...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1871]
    • Fort Defiance, Arizona

    • View of Native American (Navajo) women and men at Fort Defiance, Arizona. People sit on the ground or on horseback, or stand beside an adobe wall and a timber wall. People are beneath a shaded stone shelter with vigas. Woven blankets and burlap...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [1873]
    • Plateau of the Grand Canon

    • Trees, brush and flat rocks are in on a plain near the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Shows mountains and a mesa slope in the distance.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon; Sheavwitz crossing

    • Eroded canyon walls and talus are in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona, at Shivwits Plateau. Shows steep rock cliffs at the edge of the canyon.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Kanab Wash, Colorado Basin

    • View of Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows steep rock canyon walls, and loose rock in the narrow valley.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Kanab Wash, Colorado Basin

    • View of Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon probably near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows brush on eroded slopes near the rim of the canyon, and a curve in the course of the creek.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon; Sheavwitz crossing

    • Sunlight reflects off the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona, at Shivwits Plateau. Shows steep rock cliffs at the edge of the canyon.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon; Sheavwitz Crossing

    • A man, probably a member of the geological survey, wears a hat and stands on a rocky ridge at the edge of the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona, at Shivwits Plateau. Shows layered canyon walls in the distance.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Mouth of Kanab Wash

    • View of steep rock walls, a narrow valley and Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona. Rocks and a structure, possibly a tent, are beside the creek bed.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Headland, Colorado Basin

    • Members of the survey crew with beards and wide-brimmed hats pose on barren sandy ground in probably Utah. Shows eroded sandstone pillars and a butte in what is identified as the "headland" of the Colorado Basin.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
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    • The Bath, Kanab Wash [sic]

    • Members of the survey crew sit beside a pool of water identified as "the pool" on Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona. Shows smoke from a camp fire and camp supplies near the men. Steep, layered canyon walls are in the distance.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
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    • Title page of the Wheeler album

    • Title page from the Wheeler album reads: "Photographs showing landscapes, geological and other features, of portions of the western territory of the United States. Obtained in connection with Geographical and Geological Explorations and Surveys...
    • Julius, Bien, 1826-1909.
    • 1876
    • Explorations in Nevada & Arizona; water rhyolites, near Logan Springs, Nevada

    • Men and women stand and pose in front of one-story stone buildings with arched doorways and timber roofs in the mining town of Logan (Lincoln County), Nevada. Layered volcanic (rhyolite) rock formations are behind buildings. A structure with a...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • [between 1867 and 1871?]
    • Fred W. Loring

    • Fred W. Loring poses with his arm over a mule's withers and holds the bridle reins near Prescott (Yavapai County), Arizona. Loring has a beard, and wears a top hat and a buttoned tunic under a worn coat. Shows a man beside a tepee in the distance.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Triangulation station

    • Members of the survey crew in hats, sit or stand at the sandy edge of the Colorado River near Pearce Ferry in Mohave County, Arizona. One man stands beside a tripod and transit. Shows probably a photographer's blind on a wooden boat, and survey...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • View across the Grand Canon, from Grotto Spring

    • Men sit and pose beside rocks at the edge of the Colorado River at what is identified as "Grotto Spring", in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows a wooden row boat and sand beside the river, and steep canyon walls in...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Baptismal Font, about 6 miles above mouth of the Grand Canon

    • Two men sit beside a still water pool identified as "Baptismal Font" beside the Colorado River in probably Mohave County (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows an eroded, layered canyon wall and rocks and sand beside the river.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Maiman, a Mohave Indian

    • Maiman, a Native American (Mohave Apache) man, an interpreter and guide, sits on a wooden trunk and holds a bow and arrows in Arizona. Maiman wears probably a woven jacket. Shows a rifle, a rifle case and other supplies on the sand, and brush on a...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Grotto Spring, Grand Canon, Colorado River

    • Men are beside an arch at what is identified as "Grotto Spring", a mineral formation formed by a spring near the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows sand in the river valley, layered canyon walls...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Camp at the crossing of the Colorado

    • Members of the survey crew pose at a camp site beside the Colorado River in probably Mohave County (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Men have full beards and wear wide brimmed hats, and sit beside a canvas tent. Shows a rifle, probably...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • View of Grand Canon walls near mouth of Diamond River

    • Members of the survey crew stand on rocks above the Colorado River and one man sits in a row boat in the river in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), probably near the mouth of Diamond Creek in Mohave County, Arizona.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • View in the Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • A wooden boat is beside the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Sand and rocks are beside the river and layered rock walls are in the distance.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Grand Canon, junction of Diamond and Colorado Rivers

    • A man stands beside rounded rocks and a pool of still water in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) near Diamond Creek in Lower Granite Canyon, Mohave County, Arizona. Shows sand beside the Colorado River and canyon walls in the...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Mojave Indians caught napping

    • View of a geologist, probably G.K. Gilbert, a member of the U.S.G.S. survey crew in probably Arizona. The man has a beard and wears a shirt, pants, and suspenders. He holds a tool in his hand. Native American (Mohave Apache) guides, in loincloths...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • View across the crater of San Francisco Mountain

    • View of a crater and the pointed summit of San Francisco Mountain in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows sparse trees and snow on the mountain.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • View down the Black Canon, from Mirror Bar

    • Men, members of the survey crew, stand or sit beside the Colorado River in Black Canyon, probably in Mohave County, Arizona or Clark County, Nevada (later Lake Mead National Recreation Area). Shows steep, rock walls reflected on the surface of the...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Types of Mohave Indians

    • Two Native American (Mohave Apache) men pose in Arizona. The men have long braids in front and long hair down their backs. They wear loincloths and pose beside rocks and the Colorado River.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Marble Canon

    • Sheer, eroded sandstone walls and talus are in Marble Canyon on the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Near Jacob's Pool

    • A man in a hat, probably from the geological survey, stands and faces the Vermilion Cliffs, sandstone formations in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows wagon ruts and footprints in the clay soil on a hill near Jacobs Pool.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • The "Vermillion Cliff"

    • View of wagon ruts in the clay soil on hills near Jacobs Pool, and the Vermilion Cliffs, sandstone formations in Coconino County, Arizona.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • The Canon of Kanab Creek

    • View of steep, layered rock walls in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows loose rocks at the bottom of the canyon.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • The Cañon of Kanab Creek

    • A man in a hat, from the geological survey, holds a stick and sits on a rock near Kanab Creek. Shows steep, layered rock walls in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows loose rocks in the river...
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Northern wall, Grand Canyon

    • A man with a beard and tall boots, a member of the Corps of Engineers, sits with crossed feet and arms, on a precipice above the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) in Arizona. Shows layers of rock and brush on talus in the vast valley.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Colorado River, above the mouth of the Paria

    • Eroded sandstone canyon walls and talus are beside the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon near the confluence with the Paria River (Coconino County), Arizona.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Devil's Anvil

    • A rock formation identified as "Devil's Anvil" protrudes from a rock wall in Toroweap Valley in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows layered rock walls in the distance.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Domestic scene among the Navajoe Indians

    • Native American (Navajo) women and men sit beside a summer hogan constructed of logs and brush, in Arizona or New Mexico. One woman weaves at a loom made of logs and sticks. Shows wool thread and woven rugs.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • 1873
    • Marble Canon

    • Sun reflects off the surface of the Colorado River in Marble Canyon (later part of Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows talus beside the river and eroded sandstone and limestone walls.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Navajoe Indian Dance

    • View of a Native American (Navajo) Circle Dance at Fort Defiance (McKinley County), New Mexico. The men wear woven shirts and pants, hats and necklaces. Some men are on horseback and three men sit on the ground nearby. The adobe buildings and a log...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
    • 1873
    • Sand sculpture

    • View of a limestone rock eroded by sand from the Colorado River in probably Arizona. A hat is displayed on the rock to show scale. Sand and rocks are in the river bed.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • Rock walls and talus are in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) above the Colorado River in the Toroweap Valley, Arizona.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • Rock walls and talus are in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) above the Colorado River in the Toroweap Valley, Arizona.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canyon of the Colorado

    • View of Toroweap Point, a rock precipice at the edge of Toroweap Valley and the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows layered rock walls in the distance, and the Colorado River in the valley.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • The Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • A man from the Corps of Engineers survey crew crouches behind a box camera, on a tripod, near the Colorado River and the confluence with Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows footprints in the sand and a...
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Yellow Pine

    • View of a tall Ponderosa pine tree on a wooded hillside. Shows a man from the Corps of Engineers beneath the tree.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon, mouth of Kanab Wash

    • Two members of the geological survey stand or sit on boulders beside the Colorado River near the confluence with Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. One of the men is wrapped in a woven blanket, and holds...
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
    • 1872

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