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Notebook containing pencil sketches of Zuni Indians and scenes

From: Edward Meyer Kern and Richard H. Kern papers

Notebook containing pencil sketches of Zuni Indians and scenes

From: Edward Meyer Kern and Richard H. Kern papers

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Creator: Kern, Richard H., 1821-1853
Other Creator: Kern, Edward Meyer, 1823-1863 Kern, Richard H., 1821-1853
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Date: 1851 September
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Description:
Several blank pages throughout not digitized.
Imperfect: front cover wanting; some pages torn in part or in whole from volume.
Physical Description:
1 vol. : b&w illustration ; 19 cm.
Host Note:
The papers contain journals, notebooks, drawings and maps, documents and correspondence which document the activities of Edward and Richard Kern in the West and the Pacific from 1845-1860. A journal and a notebook document Edward Kern's participation in Fremont's third expedition to California; and a journal, a logbook, drawings, two maps and a letter document Edward's participation in the Northern Pacific Exploring Expedition in 1853-1856. A scrapbook of unsigned preliminary sketches and drawings by either Edward or Richard Kern document the time spent by both in New Mexico, and feature drawings of New Mexico, Mexico, and Arizona. Five notebooks attributed to Richard contain similar preliminary sketches and drawings. The correspondence includes a letter from brother-in-law William B. Wolfe who describes Richard's death in the Gunnison Massacre in 1853.
Box:
Box 2
Folder:
Folder 12
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 10000689
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