Robert Brewster Stanton papers, 1851-1960, bulk (1890-1950)

Collection Data

Description
Robert Brewster Stanton (1846-1922) was a civil and mining engineer, who as chief engineer of the Denver, Colorado Canyon and Pacific Railroad Company led a survey party through the Grand Canyon in 1889-1890. The collection includes correspondence, 1880-1923; field notes and diaries, 1871-1917; photographs, including his Colorado River voyage, 1889-1890, operations of the Hoskannini Mining Company, 1897-1900, and family photographs; writings; maps; printed matter; and family and miscellaneous papers.
Names
Stanton, Robert Brewster, 1846-1922 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1851 - 1960
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2860
Topics
Explorers -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon
Explorers -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico)
Railroads -- Surveying -- 19th century
Civil engineers
Genres
Diaries
Photographs
Maps
field notes
Physical Description
Extent: 10.2 linear feet (19 boxes, 5 v., 9 packages, map folders)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW89-A633
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11343714
MSS Unit ID: 2860
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c2628420-c5bc-012f-cb3c-58d385a7bc34
Show filters Hide filters
755 results found