Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
Manuscripts and Archives Division
- 2.8 linear feet (8 boxes).
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Microfilm or digital images must be used in lieu of originals when available.
Collection consists chiefly of William Henry Jackson’s diaries, (including diary transcripts, reconstructions, and narratives) which span the years from his enlistment in the Union army during the Civil War at the age of 19 until his death in 1942 at the age of 99. Remainder of the collection consists of letters written to his wife during his travels abroad as a photographer with the World's Transportation Commission, 1894-1896; photographs taken in India, New Zealand and Korea; two sketchbooks of pueblos; four notebooks; and a few pieces of ephemera thathad been tucked into the diaries.
William Henry Jackson was an American photographer, artistand writer, best known as the photographer for the U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 1870-1879. He produced some of the earliest photographs of Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming wilderness areas.
Controlled Access Terms
- Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
- United States. Army Vermont Infantry Regiment, 12th (1862-1863) -- History -- Sources.
- World's Transportation Commission.
- Art, American.
- Indians of North America -- Dwellings.
- Travel photography.
- Voyages and travels.
- Voyages around the world.
- United States -- Description and travel.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
- West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.