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T.S. (Theodore Sherman) Palmer Photograph Collection: Finding Aid
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Boxes 1

Photographs and lantern-slide box

Box 1, Item 1

Residence and 'Desert Outfit' of W. J. Wright, San Bernardino Calif., showing horse and wagon in which trips were made on the Colorado Desert with Dr. Asa Gray, Dr. C.C. Parry, C.S. Sargent, Dr. George Engelmann, S.B. Parish, and other botanists. Jan'y 1891

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 2

Yucca arboresceris 5 miles N.E. Victor, Calif. Mohave Desert.

Physical Description: 5 x 6 ½ inches
Box 1, Item 3

Paradise Valley, Mohave Desert, Calif. Looking north from Dry Lake-Pilot Knob in background.

Physical Description: 5 x 6 ½ inches
Box 1, Item 4

Entrance to Death Valley from Windy Gap - Mt. Smith in the Funeral Mts.

Physical Description: 5 x 6 ½ inches
Box 1, Item 5

The Wash in Windy Gap near south entrance to Death Valley, Calif.

Physical Description: 5 x 6 ½ inches
Box 1, Item 6

Bottom of Death Valley, Calif.

Physical Description: 5 x 6 ½ inches
Box 1, Item 7

High Peak at south end of Funeral Mts., Calif. (Mt. Smith?) From bottom of Death Valley.

Physical Description: 5 x 6 ½ inches
Box 1, Item 9

Mesquite bush in Death Valley, Calif.

Physical Description: 5 x 6 ½ inches
Box 1, Item 11

6. 60 Stamp Mill at Dagget, Calif.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 12

Pilot Knob, Calif. from the north. From point on road to Leach Point Valley.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 13

W.C. Burnett, Correspondent of the San Francisco Examiner - with D.V. Expedition. W.C.B. 8

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 14

Bailey's Camp at Saratoga Springs, Death Valley, Calif., Jan. 1891. 'Old Jim [a horse] in foreground. W.C.B. 9.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 15

Indian Pictographs on Rocks near Saratoga Springs, Death Valley, Calif. W.C.B. 11.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 16

Nelson & Bailey with pack outfit en route from Saratoga Spgs to Resting Spgs. Calif. Feb. 1891. W.C.B. 12.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 17

Amargosa Borax Works-abandoned-on Amargosa River, Calif. W.C.B. 13.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 18

'Breaking Camp' at Resting Spgs. Feb. 1891. W.C.B. 13 ½ .

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 19

'Charlie' subchief of Paiutes & slayer of 'Old Horse Shoot' em' [sic?] Ash Meadows, Nev. Mar. 91. W.C.B. 20.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 20

Sulphate of Magnesium beds near Watkin's Ranch, Ash Meadows, Nev. W.C.B. 21.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 21

The camp at Resting Springs, Calif. Feb 1891. T.S.P. near tent. W.C.B. 23.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 22

Paiute 'Mary' of Ash Meadows, Nev. W.C.B. 25.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 23

Prof. T.S. Palmer being barbered by a barbarian barber ("Mary" Piaute Squaw) Ash Meadows, Nev., Mch 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 24

T.S.P. Ash Meadows, Nev., Mar. 1891. Photographed by W.C. Burnett.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 25

Specimen of large lizard, Sceloponis magister. Photographed at Ash Meadows, Nev. Mar. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 27

The Salt Marsh in Death Valley, Calif. Looking north from the salt bridge. W.C.B. 30.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 28

41. South Entrance to Panamint Valley, Inyo Co., California.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 29

Panamint Indian Camp in Johnson Cañon- Panamint Mts., Calif. W.C.B. 43.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 31

Telescope Peak, Calif. from an altitude of 10,000 feet The highest peak in the Panamint Mts. W.C.B. 44.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 32

Salt Marsh near Hot Springs, Panamint Valley, Calif. Argus Mts in the background. W.C.B. 49.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 33

Owens Lake, Calif. looking N.W. High Sierra in background. W.C.B. 51.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 34

Main street in Keeler, Calif. 1891 Looking S.W. from point n. of depot C&C RR. W.C.B. 52.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 35

Signal Station Keeler Inyo Co., Calif. H.E. Wilkinson O[?].

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 36

Meteorological Station, Keeler, Calif. 1891. W.C.B. 54.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 37

'String Team' coming up the wash on road from Keeler to Darwin, Calif. W.C.B. 63.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 38

View in Shepherd Canon, Argus Mts., Calif. W.C.B. 67.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 39

Echinocactus wislizeni in Shepherd Cañon at entrance into Panamint Valley Calif. W.C.B. 74.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 40

77. Grave at south end of Panamint Valley, Calif. Near forks of road to Death Valley.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 41

Lone Willow Spring, Calif. W.C.B. 85.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 42

Old Tanks below Lone Willow Spg. Calif. The rendez-vous of the two parties of the D.V. expedition January 13, 1891 W.C.B. 87.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 43

'The Tanks' - six miles south of Lone Willow Spring, Calif. W.C.B. 89.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 44

Monument marking line between San Bernardino & Inyo counties, Calif. In south end of Panamint Valley. W.C.B. 96.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 45

97. Hill near Granite Wells, Mohave Desert, Calif. ["Hill near Granite Springs," pencilled in, different hand]

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 46

Darwin, Calif. - From point on road to Maturango Spg. (or Keeler?) W.C.B. 98.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 47

Stone Building near Lone Willow Spg., Calif. W.C.B. 99.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 48

Grave near south end of Death Valley, Calif. (German who died of thirst near Salt Wells.) W.C.B. 100.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 49

Camp at Lone Pine, Calif June 1891.

Physical Description: 5 x 6 ½ inches
Box 1, Item 59

Whitney Meadows. Near Bailey's Camp. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 60

17. Dutcher's Log Camp in High Sierra near Mt. Whitney 1891 ["Log Camp"--handwritten caption below image]

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 61

West Range from East Range, across Kern Basin, 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 62

Sources of the Kern 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 63

Tree at Timberline 11,000 ft. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 64

Horse-shoe and Timberline. Head Big Cottonwood 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 65

Timberline. Head of Big Cottonwood 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 66

Lakes, head of Big Cottonwood. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 67

Cliffs, near Mt. Whitney. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 68

Lake and Ridge, near Whitney. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 70

Slope Exposure. S.E. and N.E. Slopes, west of camp. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 71

Monument Summit of Whitney, 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 72

Looking West, across Summit of Whitney, 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 73

Looking Southwest, across Summit of Whitney, 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 74

Mesquite Well, Death Valley. Also shadow of the artist (John R. Spears) Dec. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 75

Funeral Mts from Mesquite Well, Death Valley, Calif. John R. Spears, Dec. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 76

Funeral Mts from Rancho in Death Valley, Calif. John R. Spears, Dec. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 77

Mushroom Rock. Death Valley 5 or 6 miles below (south of) Furnace Creek on each side of valley. John R. Spears, Dec. 1891. [Similar photo appears in the Chronicle]

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 78

Looking north Death Valley, Calif. John R. Spears, Dec. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 79

Every cañon has a tin (can) lining. Death Valley, Calif. John R. Spears, Dec. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 80

In Furnace Creek Cañon Calif. John R. Spears, Dec. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 81

Gorge in Furnace Creek Cañon Calif. John R. Spears, Dec. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 82

Gorge in Furnace Creek Cañon, Death Valley, Calif. John R. Spears, Dec. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 83

Gorge in Furnace Creek Cañon, Death Valley, Calif. John R. Spears, Dec. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 84

Gorge in Furnace Creek Canon, Death Valley, Calif. John R. Spears, Dec. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 85

A mountain of crude borax (the white sided wedge shaped mt. with brown crest, in Furnace Creek Canon, Death Valley, 2 ½ miles above the Ranch. John R. Spears, Dec. 1891 [with small illustration of wedge].

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 86

Clay buttes east of borax works Death Valley, Calif. John R. Spears Dec. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 87

Clay buttes Death Valley, Calif. John R. Spears, Dec. 1891.

Physical Description: 4 x 5 ¼ inches
Box 1, Item 88

Greenland Ranch, Death Valley, Calif. 1900 [lantern slide].

Box 1, Item 89

Death Valley, Calif. Looking East from Mesquite Wells (near S. end) [lantern slide].

Box 1, Item 90

Mt. Whitney, Calif. from East. 1900 [lantern slide].

Box 1, Slide box

[Lantern slide box addressed to Palmer from A.H. Cordier in Kansas City, Mo.]

Boxes 2

Oversize photographs

Box 2, Item 8

Greenland Ranch, Death Valley, California. Near mouth of Furnace Creek. 1891.

Physical Description: 6 x 8 ¼ inches
Box 2, Item 10

Saratoga Spring-Death Valley. Looking Northwest.

Physical Description: 5 x 7 ¼ inches
Box 2, Item 26

The camp at Watkin's Place, Ash Meadows, Nev. The residence of the "Duke [a dog] of Ash Meadows." 1891.

Physical Description: 6 x 8 ¼ inches
Box 2, Item 30

Indian "Pictures' on rocks in Emigrant Canon, Panamint Mts., Calif. 1891.

Physical Description: 6 x 8 ¼ inches
Box 2, Item 50

Lone Pine, Owens Valley, California. June 13, 1891. Vernon Bailey, Dr. C. Hart Merriam, T.S. Palmer, Dr. A.K Fisher.

Physical Description: 10 x 7 ¼
Box 2, Item 51

Going into camp - Sierras. 1. Indian Mike, 2. E. W. Nelson, 3. Fred. Fenston, 4. Tie Sing [?]. 1891

Physical Description: 6 x 8 ¼ inches
Box 2, Item 52

The Sierras-looking NW from a point 2 miles south of Lone Pine, Cal - Alabama Hills in foreground. 1891

Physical Description: 6 x 8 ¼ inches
Box 2, Item 53

#32 Little Owens Lake, Inyo Co. Calif - From the South.

Physical Description: 6 x 8 ¼ inches
Box 2, Item 54

Indian 'Wickiup' - Grapevine Mts. Calif. 1891.

Physical Description: 5 x 7 ¼ inches
Box 2, Item 55

Basaltic Cliff - Upper San Joaquin River. (North Fork?), Calif.

Physical Description: 6 x 8 ¼ inches
Box 2, Item 56

53. Basaltic Cliff - Upper San Joaquin River (North Fork?) Calif. 1891.

Physical Description: 6 x 8 ¼ inches
Box 2, Item 57

Alpine Lake High Sierra-near head of Owen or San Joaquin Rivers, Cal. 1891.

Physical Description: 6 x 8 ¼ inches
Box 2, Item 58

Alpine Lake. head of Owen River, Calif. 1891.

Physical Description: 6 x 8 ¼ inches
Box 2, Item 69

Timberline in the High Sierra - looking N.E. from the "80 acres" near head of Whitney Creek, Calif. 1 - Old Mt. Whitney = Mt. Corcoran 1891

Physical Description: 6 x 8 ¼ inches