Surveying -- Public lands
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
George K. Dike papers
Scope and Content The collection contains few professional letters or other records of his work as a surveyor. During this same time period, however, Dike was courting his future second wife, Nancy P. Douglas. Writing to her almost weekly between the years 1885 and 1886, he described life in the surveyor's camp. The letters are also filled with Dike's views on love, marriage, and family relationships. They present an excellent description of late nineteenth century middle class values.This...
Dates: 1865 - 1907
George Rupp papers
Scope and Contents
The collection includes a number of mineral maps of Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, three letterpress books of correspondence, an account book of the lands purchased in 1902, two lumber grading booklets, an 1880 land deed, the agreement between Rupp and Olson, some land redemption correspondence (1913 and 1915), and a large photograph of Bessemer, Michigan.
Dates: 1891 - 1916
Victor Institute for Responsible Land Development and Use UA 16.34
Collection — Box 1
Dates: 2001 - 2003