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1871 Jan. 4

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Mr. Lesley

Calcutta (India) - Letter accompanies a patent petition with drawings and specifications for Lyman's solar compass, to be forwarded to the United States Patent office along with a model of the compass and a filing fee, which Mr. Lesley has the care of. Lyman informs Mr. Lesley of his pending discharge from the Public Works Department of India, due to the lack of oil located in the Punjab, provid... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1978 June

Goldfarb, Theodore D., 1935-

Maps charting the route of the Science for the People tour of China

China - From a series of images of the second Science for the People trip to China; scans made from originals retained by the photographer.

Science for the People Collection

1872 Mar. 13

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Mr. Lesley

Northampton (Mass.) - Lyman informs Mr. Lesley of the status of a map reproduction, in progess, for possible publication. The envelope for the letter is included.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1923 Mar. 21

Fauset, Jessie Redmon

Letter from Jessie Fauset to W. E. D. Campbell

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning absence of W. E. B. Du Bois due to a lecture tour, a pictorial map of Sierra Leone, and a history of that country.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933

Waugh, F. A. (Frank Albert), 1869-1943

A system of pleasure drives about Amherst (map)

Amherst (Mass.) - Image of map drawn by J. Lee Brown depicting scenic drives near Amherst.

Frank A. Waugh Papers

1928

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Mobile

New York (N.Y.) - Collected information on Mobile, Alabama for Du Bois's novel "Bethesda A.M.E.". Sourced from Erwin Craighead's book "Majestic Mobile".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Map of Mobile, Alabama

New York (N.Y.) - Hand drawn map of Mobile, Alabama. Used as a for Du Bois's novel "Bethesda A.M.E.".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1876 June 22

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman, Ichinosawa, Shinsh?, Japan to Mr. Lesley

Nagano-ken (Japan) - Lyman requests a favor from Mr. Lesley: to contact Mr. Heller of Heller & Brightly regarding a potential order. His numerous attempts to contact Heller regarding an undelivered order of survey instruments have been unanswered for the past two years, and Lyman needs to know if a contract for a new order can be made. He also mentions the printing of the maps for his work on the c... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1864 Aug. 15

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to J. Peter Lesley

Cape Breton Island (N. S.) - Lyman resolves a confusion concerning one of Mr. Lesley's maps, mentions Brewer's move to California, explains his rate for "reconnaisance of a a Right of Search," and touches briefly on his recent work and social activities.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1926 Apr. 16

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to The World's Work

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning maps showing African American density by county.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers