Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh papers

Title
Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh papers, 1871-1934.
Author
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935.
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Vol/DateFormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
r. 1: Diary of Second Powell Expedition, 1871-1873Moving imagePermit neededAvailable*ZL-328 r. 1: Diary of Second Powell Expedition, 1871-1873Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 2: Colorado River Expedition, 1871-1872Moving imagePermit neededAvailable*ZL-328 r. 2: Colorado River Expedition, 1871-1872Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 3: Ellenville JournalMoving imagePermit neededAvailable*ZL-328 r. 3: Ellenville JournalSchwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
2 linear feet (3 boxes and 3 v.)
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Photographs.
  • Sketches.
Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
  • Microfilm must be used in lieu of original when available.
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
  • available on microfilm;
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Dellenbaugh, Frederick S.
Biography (note)
  • Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1853-1935) was an explorer, artist and author. As a member of John Wesley Powell's expedition down the Colorado River in 1871-1873, he helped to prepare the first map of the Grand Canyon.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 763
Author
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935.
Title
Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh papers, 1871-1934.
Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Microfilm must be used in lieu of original when available.
Summary
Dellenbaugh's papers document the Colorado River expedition of 1871-1873, and his ongoing professional interest in the land formations and inhabitants of the American West. The collection consists of correspondence, a Powell expedition diary, manuscripts and drafts of his published and unpublished writings, research notes, some of his sketches and others by his friend Edward L. Henry, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed matter. Also, material regarding his vacation community in Cragsmore, N.Y., and a few manuscripts of stories and essays written by his wife, Harriet Otis Dellenbaugh.
Additional Formats
Colorado River Expedition, 1871-1872 narrative available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-328.
Diary of Second Powell Expedition, 1871-1873, available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-332.
Scrapbook of clippings from the Ellenville Journal available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Biography
Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1853-1935) was an explorer, artist and author. As a member of John Wesley Powell's expedition down the Colorado River in 1871-1873, he helped to prepare the first map of the Grand Canyon. He was a co-founder and lifetime member of the Explorers Club, served on the board of directors for the Eastern Association on Indian Affairs, and was the American Geographical Society's librarian from 1909-1911.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet: http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/spe/rbk/faids/dellenbaugh.pdf
Location of Other Archival Materials
Notable related collections include the A.H. Thompson diaries, 1871-1874, and the Robert Brewster Stanton papers; Manuscripts and Archives Division; New York Public Library.
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Occupation
Artists.
Authors.
Explorers.
Added Author
Dellenbaugh, Harriet Otis.
Henry, Edward Lamson, 1841-1919.
Smith, Corinna Lindon, 1876-
Eastern Association on Indian Affairs.
Explorers Club.
LCCN
ms 68001686
Research Call Number
MssCol 763
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